Terms and Notices

Terms and Notices

Use of this or any other Harris County Flood Control District (District) website signifies assent and understanding of these Terms, Conditions and Notices. Any person or entity utilizing or viewing this and other District sites also agrees to be bound by all posted guidelines or rules that are hereby incorporated into these Terms and Notices. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND NOTICES, DO NOT ACCESS THIS OR ANY OTHER DISTRICT SITES.

We reserve the right to add to or otherwise change or modify these Terms, Conditions and Notices at any time. It is your responsibility to review these Terms, Conditions and Notices periodically for the current form. Your continued use of this website or other District sites constitutes assent to any additions, changes or other modifications made, once posted.

Copyright/Ownership

This site is owned and operated by the Harris County Flood Control District. The contents of this website are copyright protected, all rights reserved. Elements of this and other District websites are protected by trade and other laws and may not be copied or emulated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, image, file or text from this website may be copied or re-transmitted unless expressly permitted in advance by the District in writing.

The Harris County Flood Control District does not solicit or accept creative ideas, suggestions or materials. Occasionally, a specific and limited request by the District may be made for creative material. Any creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, materials, or other information developed for use by or submitted to the District shall be deemed and shall remain the sole property of the District in perpetuity. By developing material for use by the District or by making a submission, the developer automatically grants the District royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute such material, in whole or in part, in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed, for the full term of any copyright, trademark or patent that may exist in such material for any purpose the District chooses, without any compensation (unless previously agreed to), credit or notice to the developer whatsoever. The developer waives any right to make any claims against and covenants not to sue the District relating to any developed material made available or any unsolicited submission, and the District shall have no liability or responsibility for returning such material or for the handling of such material. The developer further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the District in any action resulting from the use of any material or submission, in whole or in part.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

The Harris County Flood Control District makes no representations regarding the suitability, accuracy or timeliness of the information contained on this or any other District website. All such information, including text, graphics, sounds images or files, is provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind and is subject to change without notice. The entire risk arising out of their use remains with the recipient.

In no event shall the District be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special, punitive, or other damages whatsoever.

Links to Third Party Sites

Linked sites are not under the control of the Harris County Flood Control District and the District is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. The District provides links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply the endorsement by the District of the site.

Content

The Harris County Flood Control District offers a wide selection and variety of content to users. Although the District makes reasonable attempts to provide "appropriate" content, some content could be considered inappropriate or offensive material for certain visitors to this website. Each visitor must evaluate and bear the risk associated with the use of the District's websites.

Trademarks

The Harris County Flood Control District and all original District materials are the property of the Harris County Flood Control District.

All original materials found on this website or other District websites are copyright protected and the District reserves all rights therein.

Any previously published and copyrighted materials used or displayed by the District are entirely for non-commercial, non-profit use of individual persons. It is the intention of the District only to utilize materials for which it has permission or which constitutes "fair use." Any alleged incidents of copyright or trademark infringement or other intellectual theft or plagiarism should be brought to the attention of the District for appropriate action.

Miscellaneous

The failure of the Harris County Flood Control District to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms, Conditions and Notices shall not constitute a waiver of any right or provision. These Terms, Conditions and Notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas (USA), without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. Visitors agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms, Conditions and Notices or the website shall be filed only in the state or federal court of competent jurisdiction in Harris County, Texas (USA).

If any provision of these Terms and Notices shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason, unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Because of the unique nature of the Internet, visitors agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable materials. Specifically, visitors agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical or other data exported from the United States or the country in which any visitors reside.