Privacy Policy

Effective Date: August 31, 2016

Douglass County, Maryland values our visitors’ and donors’ personal information and understands the need for security and trust surrounding such information.  Douglass County, Maryland (“DCMD”, “we,” “our,” or “us”) hereby provides this privacy policy which describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit this website located at www.douglasscountymd.ord (our “Website”) or donate to DCMD, and our practices for collecting, using, protecting and disclosing that information.  By accessing or using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Privacy Policy. DCMD may work with selected third parties to provide certain features on the Website such as social sharing functions. This privacy policy does not govern any information you choose to provide directly to such third parties. Such third parties have their own privacy policies that govern how they may collect, use, and disclose the information that you provide.

Information Collection & Use

When using our site, you may voluntarily provide “personal information” that identifies you as an individual, including your name and contact information. We may use the personal information that you provide for our operational purposes. We may also use the information that you provide to contact you with offers or items that may interest you. You may, however, use many features of the Website without providing personal information.

The materials on the Site are owned or licensed by DCMD.  The contents of this Site that are provided by DCMD are provided as an information guide only. The Site and its materials are provided on an as-is basis.  DCMD does not make any warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or currency of the material, services, software, text, graphics, or links contained within the Site, nor does it warrant that the Site or its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful material. DCMD hereby expressly disclaims all warranties, including any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or warranty of non-infringement. Your use of this Site and its material, or any material posted by another user, is at your own risk.


We will not trade, share or sell a donor’s personal information to anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, unless we have the donor’s specific permission to do so.

Links to Other Sites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Douglass County, Maryland. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. DCMD has not participated in the development of those other sites and is not responsible for the availability or content of such sites. Once you link to any such site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site. Links to such sites are provided solely as a convenience to the user and do not constitute any endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by DCMD of or with any such site, its owners or providers.

Disclaimer of Liability

DCMD shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting or arising from a visitor’s use of, or inability to use, this Site, or sites linked to this Site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not DCMD is advised of the possibility of such damages.


The security of your personal information is important to us. DCMD uses commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect the security of your personal information.

Copyrights and Trademarks

All rights in text, photographs, illustrations, artworks, and other graphic material are reserved to DCMD and/or the copyright owners. Prior permission to use, to reproduce, or to reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork, or other graphic material must be obtained from the copyright owner, regardless of the intended use. The text materials contained in this Site may be used, downloaded, reproduced, or reprinted, provided that this copyright notice appears in all copies and provided that such use, download, reproduction, or reprint is for non-commercial or personal use only. The text materials contained in this Site may not be modified in any way.

Any use of “DCMD,” other references to DCMD, or of the text or graphic materials contained in this Site, in any manner to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation, or association of the user with or by DCMD is strictly prohibited.

Legal Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy and conditions and the resolution of any dispute related to the access and use of this Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia without giving effect to any principle of conflicts of law. By using this Site, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts situated in the District of Columbia with respect to any dispute, disagreement, or cause of action related to or involving this Site. If any provision on this page is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

We may periodically modify this privacy statement without further notice to you. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified on the page. Please revisit this page to check for any changes.