Disclaimer and Privacy Statement
This site is provided as a public service by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. While the Department makes every attempt to maintain current and accurate information on its web sites, direct contact with the appropriate Department representative should be made in matters that require confirmation to the intent or currency of the information presented on the Internet.
Disclaimer of Liability
With respect to documents and information available from this site, neither the State of Florida nor the Florida Department of Environmental Protection makes any warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose arising out of the use or inability to use the data, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.
Disclaimer of Endorsement
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Florida or the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
Disclaimer of Electronic Mail
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection makes no guarantee either expressed or implied, as to the timeliness of response to electronic mail, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the consequences resulting from action taken by recipients of Departmental replies. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will not guarantee or be held responsible for any suggestions or requests made by the public in reference to general environmental issues or programs - past, present, or future - or related topics of any kind.
Disclaimer for External Linkages
The State of Florida neither endorses links nor approves of links to external sources. External links are made available to assist the Internet user in his or her search. The State of Florida takes no responsibility of a link's operation or content. The links that are shown are not an exclusive listing of organizations available within the State.
Thank you for visiting the "Florida's Springs: Protecting Nature's Gems" web site. Your privacy is very important to us. Simply stated, our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit the "Florida's Springs: Protecting Nature's Gems" web site, unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us.
When you visit the "Florida's Springs: Protecting Nature's Gems" web site, the web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the site. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address or other personal information.
In addition, information is only gathered regarding the volume and timing of access to the site by collecting information on the date, time and pages you visited while at the site. This is done so that the content of the site can be improved, and your personal information is not identified.
If you choose to share personal information, such as by subscribing to an e-newsletter, sending a message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information, the information will be saved for a designated period of time in order to comply with the state of Florida's archiving policies. However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law. Please note that Florida's public records law requires that all information received in connection with state business be made available to anyone upon request, unless the information is subject to a specific statutory exemption.