Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

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Our site adheres to the highest of Internet standards, complying with the State of Florida's Public Records statutes, observing and championing Net etiquette, linking externally without endorsements, and aiming for factual information throughout.

Terms of Use

By visiting the Official Site of City of Tamarac, Florida, users agree that they will not use the Site for any unlawful activity or use it in any way that would violate the following terms and conditions.


The Official Site of City of Tamarac, Florida, provides links to many web sites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by us. As such, we are not responsible for the content of those web sites. When you link to another site you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. Use of information from those web sites is voluntary. Rely on that information only after undertaking an independent review of its accuracy. References at those web sites 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 Official Site of City of Tamarac, Florida.

Third Party Services

The use of third-party login services, such as Facebook.com, may require you to enter your personal information in a secure form. By using these sites, you are authorizing them to collect your information to process your login. Each site is secure and protects your information using industry-standard encryption. These sites are not affiliated with the Official Site of City of Tamarac, Florida, and this privacy policy does not apply to them. Please review the privacy policies of the applicable third-party web site for their privacy practices. To make data requests for data viewing, management, or deletion, please follow the third-party service provider’s privacy policy. For more information for data requests through Facebook.com, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Please be aware that any information transmitted from these third-party websites to the City of Tamarac is likely to fall under the Florida Sunshine Law..

Use of Communication Forums

The Official Site of City of Tamarac, Florida, has, will, or may contain threaded discussions, chat rooms, list servs and other communication forums. By participating in any of these, users agree to send and receive messages that are both proper and related to the forum topic. The following actions are unacceptable practices:

  • Defaming, harassing, threatening, or otherwise violating the legal rights of others, including privacy
  • Misrepresenting one's person, background, or character;
  • Posting any defamatory, infringing, obscene, false, or unlawful material;
  • Selling, advertising, or exchanging any goods or services unless expressly allowed;
  • Posting any copyrighted material owned by a third party.

Also, you agree to use any Official Site of City of Tamarac, Florida forum at your own risk. While championing proper use of such forums, City of Tamarac cannot guarantee that violations of the above code will not occur.

Privacy Policy for Our Site

It is the policy of the State of Florida that all state records are open for public inspection. This policy is embodied in the Florida Constitution, together with the right of an individual to be free from unauthorized governmental intrusion into their private life, as provided in Article 1, Section 23. In recognition of these policies, the City of Tamarac has established this Internet Privacy Policy. When you use our Site, you are acknowledging that personal information you provide is subject to Florida's Public Records Policy as stated in Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, and Article I, Section 24 of the state Constitution.

You do not have to give us personal information to visit our Web Site, download our publications, use our e-mail communications, or any other feature. We collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit www.tamarac.org unless you choose to provide this information to us. We will use the information that you voluntarily provide to us to notify you of selected content changes or new publications. We may also use it to conduct statistical analyses of user activities in order to measure user interest in the information we provide and how we provide it. However, we do collect and store some non-personal information automatically.

What We Collect and Store Automatically

  • Name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, xcompany.com, if you use a private Internet access account, or yourschool.edu if you connect from an educational institution's domain)
  • The page from which you came and the pages that you access.
  • Date and time you access our Site;
  • Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Site;
  • Your system's IP (Internet Protocol) address; and
  • The type of browser and operating system you used to access our Site.

We use the information we collect in aggregate to count the number of and types of visitors to the different pages on our Site and to help us make our Site more useful to visitors like you.

How We use Cookies

In order to process some transactions (or in the future to customize content specific to your geographical area or interests), we use cookie technology. A cookie is data that is stored on your computer's hard drive or is stored temporarily by our system. This data allows your browser to communicate with our Web servers. We use the cookie to track your progress during a transactional process-like paying your real estate taxes online. When your transaction is completed, the cookie is saved on your PC. The only time we create a cookie is when you conduct a multi-part transaction.

You may choose to reject all cookies by modifying your browser preferences. However, if you do not accept cookies, you will not be able to use some of our functions that require their use.

Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Information

Visitors to and users of the Official Site of City of Tamarac, Florida, are advised that information contained within the pages of the Site is believed to be accurate. However, errors can occur-even with computer-generated information. The City of Tamarac makes no representation regarding the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of such information and data or that such information and data will be error-free.

In the event that the information on the City of Tamarac's official printed documents differ from the information contained on this Web Site, the information on the City of Tamarac's official printed documents will control and take precedence. Please be aware that in the event an error or omission occurs, City of Tamarac will utilize all of its resources to recover fees and taxes due to it.

Visitors are encouraged to review the official version of all documents upon which they plan to rely. Any special notices related to the accuracy or the currency of specific elements of data presented in our Site will be defined on those specific pages.

Site Security

When you use your credit card, debit card, or on-line checks to do business on the Official Site of City of Tamarac, Florida, we protect the integrity and privacy of your account information with advanced technologies. Our systems use Internet data encryption technology, known as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTPS), and Secure Electronic Transactions (SET).

However, even with advanced technologies, it is not always possible to prevent unauthorized access or unauthorized disclosure. The City of Tamarac makes no representation and assumes no responsibility or liability concerning the accuracy of the information or for any loss which might result to the user by the use of this Web Site. Please be aware that in the event unauthorized access, unauthorized disclosure, third party intervention, or any loss occurs due to error, omission, or inaccurate information being displayed on this Web Site, City of Tamarac reserves the right to recover any unpaid fees and taxes.

Intrusion Detection

For security purposes and to help ensure this service remains available to you, we use special software programs for monitoring network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise to cause damage to this government computer system. These programs collect no information that would directly identify individuals, but they do collect information that could help us identify someone attempting to tamper with this Web Site.

If you use this system, you should understand that all activities may be monitored and recorded. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring. WARNING -- If such monitoring reveals possible evidence or information of criminal or suspicious activity, monitoring records may be provided to law enforcement officials.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we make no other attempts to identify individual users or their usage habits. We only use raw monitoring data logs for determining trends in usage patterns and in diagnosing system problems.

If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to us at: www.tamarac.org.

Social Media Terms of Use

The City of Tamarac is proud to be reaching out to its residents via social media outlets, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter. The City of Tamarac is a public agency subject to Ch. 119, F.S. (Florida’s Public Records Act). Please be advised that any information posted on any of the City’s social media is a public record, and may be disclosed pursuant to a request for public records. If you would like to make a request for public records, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (954) 357-3505. We welcome your comments and hope that the conversations here will be courteous. Please remember that you are fully responsible and may be liable for any content you share.

We welcome all viewpoints, but we reserve the right to delete any of the following content:

  • Off topic, violent, obscene, profane, hateful, or racist content;
  • Content that threatens or defames any person or organization;
  • Solicitations, advertisements, or endorsements of any third party service, product or business;
  • Content that suggests or encourages illegal activity;
  • Content that violates copyright laws;
  • Repetitive posts copied and pasted by multiple users; and
  • Content of a political nature, including, but not limited to: content pertaining to fundraising activities promoting or opposing any person campaigning for election to a political office, or promoting or opposing any ballot proposition.

Content posted on this site, other than content posted by the City of Tamarac, does not reflect the opinions and positions of the City of Tamarac, its officials and employees. The City does not authorize or endorse advertisement on the site.

The purpose of this site is to disseminate general information and engage the public in a conversation. To conduct official City business, visit our website www.tamarac.org or contact City staff by phone, email or in person.

The City may provide external links solely for our readers’ information and convenience. The City is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on, or available from, such sites or resources. By selecting the link you acknowledge that you are leaving our site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the external website providers.

If you have any questions or comments about this policy, please email us at socialmedia@tamarac.org.