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Access to public records | Choice of law | Duty to continue provision of data | Endorsements | External links | Liability | Social comments | Warranties/accuracy of data

Access to and use of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) World Wide Web site is provided subject to these terms and conditions. Please read these terms carefully as use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Access to public records policy

It is the state of Wisconsin policy and WisDOT's public records policy (TAM 58) that all persons are entitled to the greatest possible information regarding the affairs of government and the official act of those officers and employees who represent the people. WisDOT, in compliance with the provisions of s.19.34 Wis. Stats., and the above-mentioned policies, provides notice to the public regarding accessibility to records for which WisDOT is responsible.

Choice of law

Construction of the disclaimers below and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin. The laws of the State of Wisconsin, U.S.A., shall apply to all uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and user shall not violate the rights of any third parties.

Duty to continue provision of data disclaimer

Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. The user expressly agrees that use of WisDOT's Web site is at the user's sole risk. The state does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. The documents and related graphics published on this server could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The state and/or its respective agencies and programs may make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described herein at any time.

Endorsement disclaimer

The State of Wisconsin is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and users (for example, we distribute Adobe Reader so people can read PDF files appearing on this site). Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of WisDOT and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the state.

External links disclaimer

The State of Wisconsin is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. The state cannot control and is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties. The risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with you, the user. Links from the State of Wisconsin's Web pages on the World Wide Web to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the state. These links are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the Web surfer to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites. WisDOT's Internet site contains links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites and resources. Since WisDOT's Internet site is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or Webmaster.

Liability disclaimer

Neither the State of Wisconsin, nor any of its agencies nor any of its employees shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall the WisDOT or its employees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.

Social comment policy

WisDOT is not responsible for content posted by subscribers. WisDOT reserves the right to remove any messages or postings that are irrelevant or inappropriate. Inappropriate comments include, but are not limited to, obscene, threatening, abusive or vulgar comments; comments unrelated to the topic of the forum; commercial promotions or spam; duplicative postings by the same person or entity; information posted in violation of the law and material that is not directly related to the discussion.

Advertising posted on social media sites are a byproduct of using the site. WisDOT does not endorse any advertising content on social media sites.

Warranties and accuracy of data disclaimer

Although the data found using the State of Wisconsin's access systems have been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. WisDOT provides this information on an "as is" basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights are disclaimed. Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If you have obtained information from any of WisDOT's Web pages from a source other than WisDOT pages, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use. If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to report them to us. Special attention should be paid to legal materials on this site. The laws governing traffic and highways change frequently. Persons doing legal research and advised to consult local counsel and current version of statutes, regulations and case law to confirm accuracy of any information on this site.

Questions about the content of this page:
Office of Public Affairs, opa.exec@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: December 7, 2010

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