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Panama City Beach, Florida
WEB POLICIES

WEB SITE POLICIES

Web Site Policy
The City of Panama City Beach operates and maintains this official Web site to provide citizens, businesses, and visitors with information about City programs, services, projects, issues, events, and activities. This information is intended to offer quick, convenient, and easy access for those wishing to learn about the City of Panama City Beach. The City Web site is administered and maintained through the office of the Panama City Beach, City Manager's Office. City staff updates the Web site regularly, and every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on the site. The information is provided as a public service, and the City of Panama City Beach assumes no liability for any inaccuracies the Web site may contain. Please feel free to notify the Webmaster of any errors you discover on the Web site.

Links Policy
The City of Panama City Beach may select links to outside Web sites that offer helpful resources for users. Links may include federal, state, or local governmental agencies or quasi-governmental organizations, libraries, school districts and like entities, as well as reference sites for library patrons. These outside web pages are not under the control of the City of Panama City Beach. Users should be aware that these third party sites and the information found on those sites are not controlled by, provided by, or endorsed by the City of Panama City Beach, and the City is not responsible for the content that appears on these outside links. The City provides these links as a convenience only. Users who access these sites do so of their own free will and at their own risk.

Removal of Links
Links to other Web sites may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the City of Panama City Beach at any time without notice.

Links by other entities to the City of Panama City Beach's Web site
It is not necessary to get advance permission to link to the City of Panama City Beach Web site. However, be aware that the Web site content and URLs may change at any time without notice. Entities and individuals linking to the City of Panama City Beach Web site may not capture any of the City's web pages within frames, present City of Panama City Beach content as their own, or otherwise misrepresent the City of Panama City Beach Web site content. Furthermore, they shall not misinform users about the origin or ownership of the City of Panama City Beach Web site content.

Panama City Beach Municipal Code Disclaimer
For the public's convenience, the City Web site includes an electronic version of the Panama City Beach Municipal Code provided through an outside link to MuniCode.com. The on-line code is not intended to replace the current printed version of the Panama City Beach Municipal Code. While every attempt is made to keep the online version of the code current, the City Council periodically passes ordinances that supercede or modify the ordinances included in the online version. This site is intended for general reference only and should not be used in the preparation of official legal documents. Anyone using the online version of the Municipal Code is advised to contact the City Clerk's Office with questions regarding the code.

Privacy Policy
The privacy of Panama City Beach's Web site visitors is important to the City. The City will use the utmost discretion with the use of personal information obtained through the Web site. If a user sends the City an electronic mail message that contains personally identifying information, the City will use this personal information to respond to a request. While the City will make every effort to protect your personal information, sharing any information via the Internet is not without risk and you are encouraged to use discretion when sharing personal information electronically. As a governmental agency, the City of Panama City Beach is governed by open records laws. Your e-mail address and other identifying information may be subject to these open records laws if requested. In addition, certain e-mail may constitute a public record and is subject to disclosure under state law. Otherwise, we do not share personal identifying information with any third party without your permission.

Legal Notice
Communication made through e-mail or any other online messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of Panama City Beach or any of its officers, employees, agents, or representatives where notice to the City is required by any law, rule, regulation, or contract.

Usage Policy
The City of Panama City Beach's Web site is intended specifically to share information about City programs, events, and services. From time to time, we receive requests from outside agencies to include details on events coordinated by these outside agencies. Our policy is to include information only on those events and programs that are coordinated and/or sponsored by the City of Panama City Beach.

Jurisdiction Notice
The materials provided on the City of Panama City Beach's Web site are intended for public use on computer systems located primarily within the City of Panama City Beach and for the benefit of visitors, businesses, and/or potential businesses and residents. Any person choosing to use this Web site or seeking access to information or materials on this Web site is agreeing to be subject to Florida jurisdiction. Any dispute arising therefrom shall be decided under the laws and in the courts of Florida.

Copyright Policy
All information and materials provided on this Web site are the property of the City of Panama City Beach. The City retains copyright on all text, graphic images, and other content found on the Web site. Use of the City logo is prohibited for any non-governmental purpose. Commercial use of text, logos, photos, and other graphics is prohibited without the express written permission of the City of Panama City Beach. The City of Panama City Beach reserves all other rights.