The Site provides links to many websites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by Broward County. As such, Broward County is not responsible for the content of those linked websites or their hyper-links. Use of information from those web sites by the user is voluntary and at the user’s sole risk. Users should rely on information from non-Broward County agency sites only after undertaking an independent review of its accuracy. References in those websites to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Site. When linking to a non-Broward County agency site, you are subject to the privacy policy and other terms of use of the new site and the information collected or used on those non-Broward County agency sites.

Broward County provides links to the following types of organizations:

  • Links to Other Governmental Units & Educational Institutions - Broward County provides links to other federal, state, and local governmental units that provide additional services and information users of the Site may find of interest. Links are also provided to educational institutions which include Grades K through 12, school districts, community colleges, and universities.
  • Links to Private Organizations/Commercial websites – Broward County provides links to private organizations or commercial websites that offers services, educational information or related information that complements the information or services offered by Broward County. 
  • Links to Non-Profit Organizations - Broward County provides links to non-profit organization websites that users may find of interest or that provides some public benefit.

The determination of whether to establish a link to a private organization/commercial's website or non-profit organization website is made by Broward County's Office of Public Communications on a case-by-case basis in the sole discretion of its Site Administrator. Broward County declines to link to any site that contains any frontal nudity or profane or obscene language as determined in the sole discretion of its Site Administrator.

Broward County encourages and permits links to content on the Site. Under no circumstances should the linking (a) suggest that Broward County promotes or endorses any third party's causes, ideas, websites, products or services; (b) use Broward County’s Site content for inappropriate and/or commercial purposes; (c) contain any hyperlink to any other sites without the prior written consent of such sites(s); or (d) violate any patent, copyright, trademarks, trade names, intellectual, or other property rights of any third-party. In addition, links to the Site shall be executed so that the linked page does not appear within a frame that prevents book marking the linked page or prevents the acknowledgment of Broward County as the owner of the content. Broward County's Public Communications Office reserves the right to withdraw permission for any link at any time with or without prior written notice or oral notice.

Last modified: July 9, 2013.