Website Terms of Use & Legal Information

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If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please contact us.


This Official Website of the Town of Roxbury, Connecticut (“Official Site”) may provide links to web sites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by the Town. As such, the Town of Roxbury (“Town”) is not responsible for the content of those web sites. 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 or the Town. When you link to another site you are subject to the privacy policy of the linked site.

Terms of Use

By visiting the Official Site users agree that they will not use the Official Site for any unlawful activity or use it in any way that would violate the following terms and conditions:

Use of Communication Forums

The Official Site has, will, or may contain threaded discussions, chat rooms, ListServs 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 their privacy (see below);
  • 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 forum at your own risk. While championing proper use of such forums, the Town of Roxbury cannot and does not guarantee that violations of the above terms and conditions will not occur.

Privacy Policy

It is the policy of the State of Connecticut that all government records are open for public inspection as provided in the Connecticut General Statutes as may be amended from time to time. When you use our Official Site, you are acknowledging that personal information you provide is subject to Connecticut's Public Records laws as stated in the Connecticut General Statutes. We may be required to disclose that information under certain circumstances.

You do not have to give us personal information to visit our Official Site, download our publications, use our e-mail communications, and many other features. We collect no personal information about you when you visit the Official Site unless you choose to provide this information to us. We may use the information you provide to conduct statistical analyses of user activities in order to measure user interest in the information we provide and how we provide it and we may collect and store some non-personal information automatically.

The following is an example of some of the information we may collect and store automatically:

  • Name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you use a private;
  • Internet access account, or 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 may also use the information it collects in aggregate to count the number of and types of visitors to the different pages on our Official Site, and to help make our Official Site more useful to visitors like you.

Use of Cookies

In order to process some transactions (or to customize content specific to your area of Town or interests), we may 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 may use the cookie to track your progress during a transactional process, for example, paying your real estate taxes online. When your transaction is completed, the cookie is saved on your PC. The only time we expect to 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 no accept cookies, you may 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 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 Town 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 Town's official printed documents differs from the information contained on this Official Site, the information on the Town's official printed documents will control and take precedence. Please be aware that in the event an error or omission occurs in the use of this Official Site for payment of fees and taxes, or other payments to the Town, the Town will use 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. There also may be special notices related to the accuracy or the currency of specific elements of data or information presented in our Official Site that is defined on other pages relating to that data or information.

Site Security

If you use your credit card, debit card, on-line checks or similar devices to do business on the Official Site, we do our best to protect the integrity and privacy of your account information.  All credit card transactions are processed using a validated PCI Level 1 Service Provider.  However, even with such advanced technologies, it is not always possible to prevent unauthorized access or unauthorized disclosure. The Town 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 Official 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 Official Site, the Town reserves the right to recover any unpaid fees and taxes.

Intrusion Detection

The Town reserves the right, for security purposes and to help ensure this service remains available to you, to 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 will collect no information that would directly identify individuals, but may 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 by such programs. 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, and as expressly described above, we will to make no other attempts to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw monitoring data logs, if used at all, will be used for determining trends in usage patterns and in diagnosing system problems.