Lackawanna County e-Government Website Policies

Terms of Use

Lackawanna County encourages the use of this site as a way to share information and knowledge in support of the County's goals and objectives. The site is owned and operated by Lackawanna County.

Limitations of Use

A person visiting the Lackawanna County web site may download material only for his or her own personal, non-commercial use, or for dissemination by news media, and may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material.

Commercial Use and Advertising

Users may not use Lackawanna County technology resources for commercial purposes without the prior written approval of Lackawanna County CIO. In the case of the Lackawanna Web site, commercial advertising includes, but is not limited to, banner ads, corporate logos, and product endorsements.

Privacy and Public Disclosure

The Lackawanna web site collects information from site visitors to improve functionality and content and to monitor performance. Data is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and performance of the Web site or individual Web pages.

As a general rule, Lackawanna County does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission, or where the information is public information under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, 65 P.S. 66.1. et seq., or other applicable laws. Visitors should be aware that information collected by the County on its website may be subject to examination and inspection, if such information is a public record and is not otherwise protected from disclosure.


Lackawanna County's web presence contains content in support of the County's mission, programs, and/or related business. Discussion Boards are the only pages that contain information that may not reflect Lackawanna County's opinions; however these boards are moderated by a Lackawanna County content administrator.

External Site References

The Lackawanna Web site may include hyperlinks to web sites maintained or controlled by others. Lackawanna is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the content of or use of any of the information, products or services that may be offered at these Web sites or the organizations that own or control the Web sites.


The logo, name and all graphics on the Lackawanna web site are trademarks of Lackawanna County. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of trademarks, without the written permission of Lackawanna County is prohibited.

Reservation Rights

Site content is subject to change without notice. Lackawanna County reserves the right to correct errors or omissions without prior notice. We also reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to cancel or change any offered program or service without prior notice.

Accessibility The Lackawanna County Web site must adhere to two different standards of website accessibility: compliance with the Priority Level One standards recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and compliance with the legal requirements of Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973.