CONDITIONS OF USE POLICY
Please note that this Use Policy is subject to change without notice, and that it reflects the Assessors’ current business practices. You may request updates to this Terms and Conditions by writing or contacting the e-Forms/NG.
A. Personal Information and Choice
According to California Government Code § 11015.5, “Electronically collected personal information” means any information that is mandated by an agency that identifies or describes an individual user, including, but not limited to, his or her name, social security number, physical description, home address, home telephone number, education, financial matters, medical or employment history, password, electronic mail address, and information that reveals any network location or identity, but excludes any information manually submitted to a state agency by a user, whether electronically or in written form, and information on or relating to individuals who are users, serving in a business capacity, including but not limited to business owners, officers, or principals of that business.
"Electronically collected personal information" we automatically collect includes your domain name or Internet Protocol address.
If any type of personal information is requested on this website for property assessment purposes, or is volunteered by the user, state law, including the Information Practices Act of 1977, Government Code § 11015.5, and the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 protects this information. As prescribed in the California Revenue and Taxation Code,
B. What Happens to the Information You Submit to Us?
If you choose to submit information to us, the information will be transmitted through secure lines when you are connecting directly with the
C. If You Send Us an e-Mail
You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in an e-mail with a comment or question. We use the information to improve our service to you or respond to your request. Sometimes we forward your e-mail to other Assessor employees who may be better able to help you, and this staff may be employed by a different Assessor Department within the State. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, or as required by law, we do not share our e-mail with any other organizations.
We use your e-mail to respond appropriately. This may be responded to you, to address issues you identify to further improve our website, or to forward the e-mail to another agency for appropriate action.
D. Public Disclosure
In the State of California, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by state and local governments. At the same time, there are state and federal exceptions to the public’s right to access public records. These exceptions serve various needs including maintaining the privacy of individuals.
All information collected at this site is for a “property assessment purpose” and is not intended to be subject to inspection and copying by the public, unless required by state or federal law. In the event of a conflict between this Use Policy and federal or state law, applicable law will control.
F. Links to Other Sites
See Links to Third Party Sites in the Terms of Service and Use Agreement provided on the
This website and the information it contains are provided as a specific and limited public service by the e-Forms/NG. This System is monitored to ensure proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for comparable purposes. Anyone using this System expressly consents to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this System, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize the System for other than its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.
G. Limitation of Liability
See Limitation of Liability in the Terms of Service and Use Agreement provided on this
In general, information presented on this website, unless otherwise indicated, is considered the property of the Assessors. It may not be distributed or copied unless specifically permitted by law. Furthermore, the unique branding of the site and various official seals and marks may not be used without permission of the owner. In order to use any information on this website not owned or created by the