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50 North Road
Chester, NJ 07930

WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

The Borough of Chester makes this website available to the user based upon and subject to the user’s unconditional acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein.  The use of this website constitutes the user’s acknowledgement and agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices.  The Borough may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting.  The user should visit this page from time to time to review the current Terms of Use because they are binding on the user.  This website shall not be accessed by anyone under the age of thirteen (13) without express parental permission.

Use of Website

The Borough of Chester hereby grants the user a non-exclusive, non-transferable license for the term hereof to access and download, display and print one (1) copy of the content and functionality displayed on this website (“Website Content”) on any single computer solely for the user’s own personal use, provided that the user does not modify the website content in any way and that the user retains all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on their website content.  The user may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post or disclose the website content without the prior consent of the Borough of Chester.  Attempts to upload or change information on the official website of the Borough is prohibited, unless written authorization is provided by the Borough of Chester.

Copyrights

All of the information and content of this website, including, but not limited to its text, graphics, logos, icons, images and the selection and arrangement thereof, is the exclusive property of the Borough of Chester or its licensors.  It is protected by the United States and international copyright laws.  All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

General Disclaimer and Indemnification 

The Borough of Chester provides and maintains this website for the convenience of the user as a public service.  While every reasonable effort is made to keep the information contained on or accessed through this website as accurate and up to date, such information could include technical inaccuracies, typographical errors or other mistakes.  The website may be unavailable from time to time due to maintenance, development or technical difficulties. 

Accordingly, the Borough of Chester provides this website and the information accessed on or through it “as is” without guarantee, warranty or representation of any kind; expressed or implied.  In the case of any errors, discrepancies or conflicts between information appearing on or accessed through this website and the official, printed version of such information that is available at Town Hall, including, but not limited to, any errors, discrepancies or conflicts related to deadline dates or other requirement for the submission of materials or documents to the Borough of Chester, the official printed materials or documents materials will be maintained and available at Town Hall, will take precedence and control in all cases.  Changes are made periodically to many town documents, including ordinances, documents, announcements and schedules.  These changes may or may not be reflected in the materials or information present on the town website.  Independent verification of all information of this website is strongly recommended.  Information may be deleted, modified or moved to a different part of the site without advance notice. 

In no event, shall the Borough of Chester, its officers, employees, agents or assigns, be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or other damages or other losses, costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever resulting from, caused by or arising out of or in connection with the Borough website or your use thereof, its contents or any other cause whatsoever, including without limitation, losses related to the inability to use the website, loss of data, any errors, omissions or defects in the website content, any lost or misdirected information, malfunction of communications equipment, computer equipment or software or notifications that fail to be viewed or transmitted due to problems with servers or transmissions (i.e. cable, satellite, dial-up, etc.), human error or any other cause.

Communications with the Borough of Chester

Communications made through electronic mail (e-mail) and/or messaging capabilities that may be available through or in connection with this website shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the Borough of Chester or any of its agencies, departments, officers, employees, agents or representatives with respect to any matter or any type or kind, including, but not limited to, with respect to any applications, bids, submissions or existing or potential claims or cause of action against the Borough or any of its agencies, departments, officers, employees, agents or representatives.

Limitation of Liability

The user understands and agrees that any information, documents or other materials that the user may download or otherwise obtain through the use of this website are to be downloaded and obtained by the user at the user’s own risk and discretion.  The user will be solely responsible for any damages to the user or the user’s computer system, including, but not limited to, any loss of data that results from the user downloading or otherwise obtaining such material.  To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will the Borough of Chester or (1) any of its affiliates, officials, employees or agents; or (2) any party involved in the creation, production or transmission of this website, be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, consequential or other damages of any type or kind (including, without limitations, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use or the results of use of this website, any websites linked to this website or the materials, information or services contained at any or all such websites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages.  In the event of any problem with this website or any content or information available on or through this website, the user agrees that the user’s sole remedy is to cease using this website.

Third Party Websites

From time to time, this website may provide links to or may be linked from other websites.  This is done for convenience only and the existence and/or provision of any such links neither constitutes nor implies endorsement or sponsorship by the Borough of Chester of (1) any such destination or departure website; (2) the products, services, content, viewpoint, accuracy, quality of opinions or policies of any such website or; (3) the creator or publisher of any such website.  The Borough of Chester makes no representations whatsoever about any website that the user may access through or from this website.  The Borough of Chester has no control over or responsibility for any third party website that is linked to this website.  The Borough of Chester is not responsible for any materials stored or seen on other websites, nor is it liable for any inaccurate, defamatory, offensive or illegal materials found on such sites.  The viewing, downloading, storing or obtaining such materials is at the user’s own risk and discretion.

Advertising 

The official Borough of Chester’s website will only display or advertise events that are Borough sponsored or have valid permits with the Borough to use municipal property.  Local Borough of Chester non-profit organizations may be authorized to submit and have posted local Borough of Chester events on the Borough website, calendar or Facebook page with prior consent and approval from the Office of the Town Administrator and/or their designee.  No guarantee is made for any posting, the location of such on the website or the length of time permitted.  The Borough of Chester reserves the right to restrict such at any time for any reason.  The Borough of Chester does not accept paid advertising for the municipal website or social media accounts.

Choice of Law:  Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use supersede any other agreement between the Borough of Chester and the user to the extent necessary to resolve any inconsistency or ambiguity between them.  These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law.  Any claim or dispute related to or arising under or in connection with this website or these Terms of Use must be brought in to the Superior Court of New Jersey in Morris County, New Jersey within and the user consents to said jurisdiction for the purposes of litigating any complaint.  A printed version of these Terms of Use shall be admissible in judicial and administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.  If any section, term or provision of these terms shall be adjudged invalid, such shall only apply to that section, term or provision and the remainder of these terms shall be deemed valid and enforceable. 


The official Borough of Chester’s website will only display or advertise events that are Borough sponsored or have valid permits with the Borough to use municipal property.  Local Borough of Chester non-profit organizations may be authorized to submit and have posted local Borough of Chester events on the Borough’s website, calendar or Facebook page with prior consent and approval from the Office of the Town Administrator and/or their designee.  No guarantee is made for any posting, the location of such on the website or the length of time permitted.  The Borough of Chester reserves the right to restrict such at any time for any reason.  The Borough of Chester does not accept paid advertising for the municipal website or social media accounts.

Choice of Law:  Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use supersede any other agreement between the Borough of Chester and the user to the extent necessary to resolve any inconsistency or ambiguity between them.  These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law.  Any claim or dispute related to or arising under or in connection with this website or these Terms of Use must be brought in to the Superior Court of New Jersey in Hudson County, New Jersey within and the user consents to said jurisdiction for the purposes of litigating any complaint.  A printed version of these Terms of Use shall be admissible in judicial and administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.  If any section, term or provision of these terms shall be adjudged invalid, such shall only apply to that section, term or provision and the remainder of these terms shall be deemed valid and enforceable. 

Language Translation

Translation is provided by Google, an online third party service and accuracy is not guaranteed.  The Borough is not responsible for discrepancies or differences.  Translations for downloads, including, but not limited to, images, documents and PDFs are not provided.