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Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the website ("Site") for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works ("DPW"). DPW is located at 900 South Fremont Avenue, Alhambra, California 91803-1331.

  1. We ask that you carefully review our Terms of Use before using our Site. These Terms of Use establish a binding agreement that governs your use of this Site. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not use this Site.
  2. By using our Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. You further agree that your agreement to these Terms of Use, although signed by you electronically, has the same legal effect as if it had been personally signed by you on paper.
  3. Please review our Privacy & Security Policy, which also governs your use of our Site. The Privacy & Security Policy is incorporated into these Terms of Use.
  4. Unless otherwise noted, all contents of this Site, including, without limitation, all text, programs, products, processes, technology, information, content and other materials, together with all copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property therein (collectively, "Contents"), and the compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) are owned by us, or by third parties who have licensed such Contents to us. Such Contents are protected by U.S. and international intellectual property laws, including copyright laws. We, on behalf of ourselves and our licensors, expressly reserve all rights, including, without limitation, intellectual property rights, in this Site and all Contents and compilation of Contents from time to time available on this Site. Access to this Site does not confer, and shall not be considered as conferring, upon you or any other user of the Site any license or other rights to the Site, the Contents or the compilation of Contents.
  5. This Site is provided to you on an "as is" basis without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the extent permissible under applicable law, we hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. We do not warrant that the materials on our Site will be error-free, that defects will be corrected or that our Site or its servers are free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of the materials on our site with respect to their accuracy or reliability. In addition, we make no representations, warranties, or guarantees that our Site will be secure, accessible continuously and without interruption.
  6. We may provide links from our Site as a convenience to our visitors. We have no control over the content posted at those linked sites, all of which have separate terms of use and privacy policies. We make no representations about the accuracy or contents of any material available thereon. Links to the third party sites are not intended to and do not imply affiliation with or sponsorship or endorsement of these third parties. Once you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site and assume sole responsibility for the use of that site. Please review the County Website Advertising and Hotlink Policy, for additional information regarding how we link to other websites.
  7. We have not reviewed all the third party websites linked to or framing this Site and are not responsible for the contents of any pages contained on such third party sites. By entering this Site you acknowledge and agree that DPW has not reviewed all the third party sites linked to or framing this Site and is not responsible for the content of any pages of such third party sites. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you may have or might be requested to give to any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such third party sites and their content. Your linking to any other pages connected to other sites is at your own risk.
  8. We do not accept any liability for any conduct, acts or omissions occurring at this Site. Under no circumstances will we be liable to you for any consequential, incidental or special damages, including any lost profits, even if you claim to have notified us about such damages, or for any claims by any third parties.
  9. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the DPW, at your own expense, from and against any liability, fees (including attorney's fees) and/or costs arising out of or relating to any breach or violation of the Terms of Use by you.
  10. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use or the ownership, operation or maintenance of this Site shall be resolved exclusively in the appropriate state or federal court in Los Angeles County, California where subject matter jurisdiction is proper. All such disputes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.
  11. You agree that we may add to, delete, or otherwise change the terms of these Terms of Use from time to time. This document will be updated to reflect such changes. By using our Site, you consent to this Terms of Use, as such may be changed from time to time.
  12. The agreement formed by these Terms of Use may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason, provided that you may no longer use our Site after you or we have terminated this agreement. The provisions of Sections 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 13 shall survive any termination of the agreement formed by these Terms of Use.
  13. These Terms of Use and any other terms and conditions posted on this Site constitute the entire agreement between you and us relating to your access to and use of this Site ("Agreement"), which supersedes any prior or contemporaneous representations or agreements. These Terms of Use shall govern our legal rights and obligations. Any rights not otherwise expressly granted by these Terms of Use or the Agreement are reserved by us. This Agreement may not be modified, either expressly or by implication, except as set forth in Section 11 above. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid or for some reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of these Terms of Use that are not deemed invalid or unenforceable.

Updated: 05/28/2014