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Disclaimers--Privacy, Security, and Legal Notices

The Vermont General Assembly website is operated and maintained by the Vermont Office of Legislative Council.  The website is provided as a public service.  Access is subject to the following terms and conditions, which you expressly accept by using this site.

Privacy and Security Notice

The Vermont General Assembly website will not collect personal information about you when you visit this site unless you voluntarily choose to provide that information.  Personal information you choose to provide will be used only for official business purposes.  The Office of Legislative Council will not release personal information you choose to provide to us, unless required to do so by law, including the Vermont Public Records Act or if the information includes threats or promotes unlawful activity.  Information that includes threats or promotes unlawful activity may be provided to law enforcement.  Personal information you provide to us will not be sold or leased.  Any personal information retained by the Vermont General Assembly will be protected by appropriate security controls.

Policies for Individuals under 13 Years of Age

Under the terms of the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, children under the age of 13 are not authorized to provide personal information to this website.  Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information volunteered by children on-line or by e-mail will be treated the same as information given by an adult and may be subject to public access.

Website Traffic Monitoring

The Vermont General Assembly website has the capability to monitor, log, and analyze website traffic. This information is not personally identifiable, and no effort is made to personally identify users with log data. This website may use various tools to monitor traffic and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, to cause harm, or to otherwise damage this site.  The Vermont General Assembly website uses cookies to provide general usage statistics for management purposes.

Disclaimer of Liability and Warranties

Use of the Vermont General Assembly website is at the user's sole risk.  The Vermont General Assembly, its offices, and its employees assume no responsibility or liability to any person or entity for the use of this website and information provided on this website.  The Vermont General Assembly makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, of any kind, with regard to this website and the information provided.  Use of this site is governed by the laws of Vermont.

Accuracy of Information and Source

The website is not intended to replace any official source.  If information on this website may affect your legal rights, refer to the relevant official source of the information.  Legislative staff cannot respond to public requests for legal advice. Although every attempt is made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and timely, some of the information on the website is provisional and subject to change.  The information is provided "as is" with no expressed or implied warranties of any kind.  If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to report them by e-mail to: webmaster@leg.state.vt.us.

Unauthorized Use

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this site are strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use, tampering with, or modification of this site may subject the violator to criminal and civil penalties.  If there is an unauthorized intrusion, all relevant information may be provided to law enforcement officials.