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Disclaimer

GENERAL DISCLAIMER
This site is provided as a public service by North Whitehall Township. This site is intended to be used by the public for viewing and retrieving information only. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this service is strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer and Fraud Abuse Act of 1986. All information on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
With respect to documents and information available from this site, North Whitehall Township makes no warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose arising out of the use or inability to use the data, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, nor do they represent that such use would not infringe upon privately owned rights.

DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENT
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by North Whitehall Township.

DISCLAIMER FOR ELECTRONIC MAIL
North Whitehall Township makes no guarantee either expressed or implied, as to the timeliness of response to electronic mail, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the consequences resulting from actions taken by recipients of Departmental replies.

DISCLAIMER FOR EXTERNAL LINKAGES
North Whitehall Township neither endorses links nor approves of links. All links are made available to assist the Internet user in his or her search. The Township takes no responsibility in the link's operation or content. The links that are shown are not an exclusive listing of organizations available within the Township. If organizations wish to be added to any listings, or for any information regarding this disclaimer please CONTACT us.

DISCLAIMER FOR WEBSITE ACCESSIBILTY
North Whitehall Township is committed to promoting digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards.

Conformance Status
This website conducted a process to implement an automatic accessibility tool to conform as closely as possible to the standards set by the WCAG 2.1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1) at the AA level.

Measures taken to make this website more accessible
North Whitehall Township's automatic accessibility tool implements the following measures to websites on which it is installed:

  • Enable keyboard navigation
  • Fonts - Ability to increase and decrease the site font, adjust, align etc'
  • Change color contrast based on dark background.
  • Change color contrast based on a light background.
  • Change the Site's colors.
  • Matching and monochrome option for color blind people.
  • Change the font for readability.
  • Increase the cursor and change its color to black or white.
  • Increase the display to 200%.
  • Highlight links on the site.
  • Highlighting headers on the site.
  • Display an alternative description of the images.
  • Increase the content chosen by the cursor, showed in a tooltip.
  • Describe words by mouse selection.
  • Displays the site's contents in a new window clearly and readable.
  • Enables users to type contents using the mouse.
  • Stops blinking and flashing of moving elements

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology
Our mission goal is to be able to support the widest array of browsers and assistive technologies as possible. We have therefore invested efforts to support popular systems with high market share, including Chrome, Firefox, edge, Opera and Safari VoiceOver on a MAC. We have also addressed JAWS and NVDA assistive technologies for Windows and MAC.

Technical specifications
Accessibility of this website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

HTML
WAI-ARIA
CSS
JavaScript
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Documents
With regards to any documents on the North Whitehall Township Website: All documents are furnished in .pdf format. If rich text format (RTF) is required, please CONTACT our staff.


DISCLAIMER FOR SOCIAL MEDIA
The following forms of content shall not be allowed on any North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County social media website, profile or application and article and comments associated therein.

  • Profane and/or vulgar language or content
  • Content that promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of creed, color, age, race, gender, religion, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance, national origin, intellectual or physical disability or sexual orientation
  • Sexual content or links to sexual content, including a poster with a profile picture containing nudity or sexually explicit content
  • Solicitation of commerce
  • Solicitation for donations. This shall not apply to any official North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County posting providing the public with information related to fundraisers, activities and projects that are supported or sponsored by the Township.
  • Conduct constituting or encouraging illegal activity
  • Information that may compromise the safety, security or proceedings of the public, public systems or any criminal or civil investigations
  • Name-calling and/or personal attacks
  • Spam, such as the same content being posted repeatedly
  • Content that violates the legal ownership interest of a party, trademark or copyright laws
  • Content containing personally private information, including but not limited to identifiable medical information Any content removed based upon these guidelines must be retained by the Township Board of Supervisors, or a designee, or the appropriate department/agency including the time, date and identity of the poster when available, pursuant to Pennsylvania state law. Unless otherwise addressed in a specific social media standards document or Township retention schedules, the Board of Supervisors, or a designee, or the appropriate department/agency shall preserve records required to be maintained for a period of no less than one year on a Township server in a format that preserves the integrity of the original record and is easily accessible. The Township reserves the right to restrict or remove any content that is deemed in violation of this social media policy or any applicable law. North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County is prohibited from banning or blocking any user or subscriber to any official North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County social media account unless their participation is creating an illegal or unmanageable situation. In such cases, a block must be approved by the Township Board of Supervisors or a designee. Comments, media or other information posted to or displayed on the Township’s social media sites, accounts, and content are subject to monitoring and review at all times. Users should have no expectation to privacy with respect to their postings. Monitoring does not occur constantly due to staff resources; therefore, North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County is not liable for inappropriate or offensive comments that may be posted.



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