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Our mission is to maintain a world-wide presence for the City of Yakima, and provide the public with quick and easy access to information about the City of Yakima and its programs, projects and services.
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The City of Yakima provides the information on this server to the public, but retains copyright on all text, graphic images, and other content. Express written permission is required from the City of Yakima to distribute the text or graphics to others in any fashion, or to "mirror" this information on your server. Copies of the information may be printed for your own personal use. Questions about this Copyright statement should be directed to the web developer.
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service is strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
Information found on this site has been compiled from a variety of sources, and is subject to change at any time and without notice from the City of Yakima. The City of Yakima assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies. Questions or comments concerning information contained in the City of Yakima Web site should be directed to the web developer.
The City of Yakima pages contain links to other Web sites. The City of Yakima has not reviewed information contained on sites linked from any City of Yakima page for accuracy or legal sufficiency. Links to other information or organizations are provided for convenience and do not constitute an endorsement.
By using the City of Yakima Web site, you assume all risks associated with its use, including risk of your computer, software, or data being damaged by any virus, program, or file which might be transmitted or activated by a City of Yakima page or your access to it. The City of Yakima shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of the City of Yakima Web site.
The City of Yakima monitors overall site traffic, and may collect individual user information in some interactive applications contained within this site. The City of Yakima does not share any of this collected information with any group or individuals outside of the City of Yakima organization and its various Departments.
In the State Of Washington, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by state, county and local government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records that serve various needs including the privacy of individuals. Exceptions are provided by both state and federal laws. All information collected at this site becomes public records that may be subject to inspection and copying by the public, unless an exemption in law exists.
RCW 42.56. 070(1) states that "Each agency, in accordance with published rules, shall make available for public inspection and copying all public records, unless the record falls within the specific exemptions of subsection (6) of this section [RCW 42.56.070(6)], RCW 42.56.210, or other statute which exempts or prohibits disclosure of specific information or records. To the extent required to prevent an unreasonable invasion of personal privacy interests protected by RCW 42.56.210, an agency shall delete identifying details in a manner consistent with RCW 42.56.210 when it makes available or publishes any public record; however, in each case, the justification for the deletion shall be explained fully in writing."
In the event of a conflict between this Privacy Notice and the Public Records Act or other law governing the disclosure of records, the Public Records Act or other applicable law will control.