Website Disclaimer, Purpose, Privacy Policy & Jurisdiction 


According to Resolution No. 10-595, by accessing or using the Lorain County Web Site, information, materials and data contained in the Lorain County Web Site pages, you hereby agree to accept the following terms and conditions set forth below: Lorain County has made every effort to insure the accuracy of the information provided on its Web site. However, due to the possibility of unauthorized modification of the data, transmission errors, HTML browser incompatibilities, changes made since the last update to the web site or other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond Lorain County’s control, Lorain County does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided on its Web site and is not liable for reliance on this information.

Purpose & Policy

The purpose of Lorain County’s Web Site is to provide the public with convenient and efficient access to information about Lorain County government departments, agencies, programs, services and attractions. In order to provide the user with information about Lorain County, the County’s Web Site may contain links to other Web or computer sites that are not owned, regularly reviewed or controlled by Lorain County. It is the policy of Lorain County to limit these links to Web sites that provide information relevant to the purpose of the Lorain County Web Site. Lorain County specifically reserves the right to refuse or delete any link inconsistent with this policy. Lorain County’s Web Site is not intended to function as a public forum. The provision of these links should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of these external Web sites, their content or their hosts. The County specifically disavows legal responsibility for what a user may find on another site, or for the personal opinions of individuals posted on any site, whether or not operated by Lorain County. The views and opinions of the authors of documents published on or linked to the Lorain County Web Site do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion, policy or position of Lorain County.

Privacy Statement

All Lorain County computer systems are subject to monitoring at all times to assure proper functioning of the systems, to provide security for the computer system’s operation and the information contained therein, to prevent unauthorized use, and to deter and investigate violations of law. There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the use of this public computer system. If you send Lorain County e-mail that contains personally identifiable information, the County will use the information to respond to you. Lorain County may also forward that e-mail to another government agency. When you link to another Web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. Under Ohio law, e-mail addresses and certain e-mail may constitute a public record and be subject to disclosure under state law. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records’ request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.


The materials provided on the Lorain County Web Site are intended for public use on computer systems located primarily within Lorain County, Ohio and for the benefit of visitors to Lorain County, Ohio. Any person choosing to use this Web site or seeking access to information or materials on this system is agreeing to be subject to Lorain County jurisdiction. Any dispute arising therefrom shall be decided under the laws and in the courts of Lorain County, Ohio.