Disclaimer/Legal Notice

Website Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the official website of Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT). This statement addresses the collection, use, security of and access to information that may obtained through this website. MCIT may amend these Terms of Use from time to time.

MCIT will strive to display prominently any substantial changes in the way your personal information is used; however, it is the individual visitor’s responsibility to monitor the Terms of Use during each visit.

Collection and Use of Information

This website is governed by the laws of Minnesota, including the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (MGDPA), Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13.

MCIT is continually reviewing the use of this website and the information thereon. In order to provide the best possible experience for the visitor, MCIT automatically collects the following information for analysis and statistical purposes only:

  • The Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name. These are typically assigned to your Internet service provider. Neither will be used to identify you, the visitor, directly.
  • The type of Web browser and operating system used to access this site
  • The date and time of your visit
  • Which pages on this site you visit
  • Keywords used to perform internal searches
  • The website you visited prior to coming to this website

The electronic access data collected during your visit will be used to help improve the MCIT website. Electronic access data may be reviewed by MCIT staff whose job duties reasonably require access and may be disseminated pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 13.15, Subdivision 4 to the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Administration for the purpose of evaluating electronic government services; to another government entity to prevent unlawful intrusions into government electronic systems; or as otherwise provided by law:

Use of Cookies

To better serve visitors, this website may install “cookies” on your computer to customize your browsing experience. A cookie contains unique information that may be used to track a visitor’s activity during the use of this website.

Cookies that are created and used do not contain personal identifying information. Web browsers generally accept cookies unless the visitor has turned that feature of the browser off. Refusal to accept cookies while on this website may affect your experience but will not prevent or prohibit you from gaining access to or using this site.

Information received from cookies may be reviewed by MCIT staff whose job duties reasonably require access to improve the website and customize a visitor’s experience, and may be disseminated as otherwise provided by law.

If you use the log-in feature, a permanent cookie may be placed on your computer to store user information regarding who you are and what your website settings are. It does not store any account information or user-generated content. 

Use of Data Submitted By Users

MCIT will not collect any personal information about visitors to this website unless you voluntarily choose to provide that information by submitting it to us. MCIT does not give, share, sell or transfer any personal information for commercial purposes.

Any information submitted by you is subject to the MGDPA. Any submitted data classified as private or confidential under the MGDPA may be used and disseminated pursuant to the Tennessen Warning given upon data collection or may be shared as authorized by state or federal law or with your written permission.

Information Accuracy

The information contained in this website was accurate and complete for the purposes for which it was collected at the time of publication. MCIT reserves the right to make changes and improvements at any time and without notice and assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of the errors, omissions, discrepancies, unauthorized modification of electronic data, errors in transmission, browser incompatibility and other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond our control.

Copyright Policy

Unless copyrighted by a third party or otherwise indicated on the document or Web page, MCIT grants permission to reproduce, publish or otherwise use the information on MCIT’s website, provided that MCIT is cited as the source of the information and that any bylines be similarly credited to the author as appropriate.

No modifications of any documents are permitted without the express written consent of MCIT.

All images, graphics or logos may be copyrighted or trademarked and should not be reproduced or used without the express written consent of the copyright or trademark holder. The design or layout of the site may not be duplicated.

External Link Policy

MCIT may link to websites outside of this website. MCIT is not responsible for and does not endorse the information on any linked website unless otherwise stated. When you follow an external link, you are no longer on MCIT’s website and MCIT’s Terms of Use will not apply. You will be subject to the terms of use and privacy policy of that site.

MCIT will only link to selected websites operated by other government entities, nonprofit organizations and private businesses that are specifically related to MCIT’s mission and purpose.

MCIT will not link to any candidate, political committee, political party or party unit, principal campaign committee, or state committee websites.

Disclaimer

MCIT shall not be liable to any person or entity for any loss or injury arising, directly or indirectly, out of or caused in whole or in part by MCIT’s error; acts; omissions; compiling; collecting; interpreting; reporting; communicating; delivering; or assembling information, data, graphics, audio, video or records displayed on this website.

The information contained on this website is intended for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or coverage advice on any specific matter. 

For specific legal advice, contact your legal counsel.

For specific coverage or risk management advice, please contact your MCIT risk management consultant.