GIS Usage Agreement

Public Access to Public Data

Disclaimer: All information has been derived from public records that are constantly undergoing change and is not warranted for content or accuracy. This report may not reflect the most current information.

GIS Usage Agreement

Hamilton County Digital Data is the property of Hamilton County, Indiana. All graphic data supplied by Hamilton County has been derived from public records that are constantly undergoing change and is not warranted for content or accuracy. The county does not guarantee the positional or thematic accuracy of the data. The cartographic digital files are not a legal representation of any of the features depicted, and Hamilton County disclaims any assumption of the legal status they represent. Any implied warranties,including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, shall be expressly excluded. The data represents an actual reproduction of data contained in Hamilton County's computer files. This data may be incomplete or inaccurate, and is subject to modifications and changes. Therefore, Hamilton County cannot be held liable for errors or omissions in the data. The recipient's use and reliance upon such data is at the recipient's risk. By using this data, the recipient agrees to protect, hold harmless and indemnify Hamilton County and its employees and officers. This indemnity covers reasonable attorney fees and all court costs associated with the defense of Hamilton County arising out of this disclaimer. The recipient may copy this data into computer memory or onto computer storage devices and prepare derivative works from it. Hamilton County Ordinance 9-22-97-A, Section 9 states:

Pursuant to the provisions of Indiana Code 5-14-3-3(e), no person other than those authorized by the County may reproduce, store, grant access, deliver, or sell any information obtained from any department or office of the County to any other person, partnership, or corporation. In addition, any person who receives information from the County shall not be permitted to use any mailing lists, addresses, or data bases for the purpose of selling, advertising, or soliciting the purchase of merchandise, goods, services, or to sell, loan, give away, or otherwise deliver the information obtained by the request to any other person.

Please refer to Hamilton County Ordinance 11-26-07-B for other restrictions on the use of the digital data.