Disclaimer/Privacy Statement

The Village of Merrimac makes information available on its web site to enhance public knowledge and promote a better understanding of the Village and its government. The Village attempts to provide accurate, complete, and timely information. The Village, however, cannot guarantee the quality, content, accuracy, or completeness of the information because the material comes from a variety of sources, collected and maintained for different purposes. The Village retains the right to change any content on its web site without prior notice. Information provided on the Village's web site should not be used as a substitute for legal, accounting, real estate, business, tax, or other professional advice. The Village of Merrimac assumes no liability for any damages or loss of any kind that might arise from the use of, misuse of, or the inability to use the Village's web site and/or the materials contained on the web site. All materials that appear on the Village's web site are distributed and transmitted "as is," without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, and subject to the terms and conditions stated in this disclaimer. Communications made through e-mail or the Village's web site do not constitute legal or official notice where federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations require that the Village receive notice of any existing or potential claim or cause of action against it, its departments, agencies, officers, employees, representatives, or agents. The Village assumes no liability for any virus or other contamination of or damage to your computer that might occur during or as a result of visiting its web site.


When you visit the Village's web site simply to browse, read, or download information we will not collect any individual identifying or personal information. If you use the web site to request a service, make a payment, or apply for a job or permit we will ask that you submit certain pieces of relevant personal information, based on the action taken. As allowed by law, we will not share your personal or financial information with any third party at any time without your explicit permission. However, please be aware that the Village of Merrimac, as a governmental agency, must comply with various laws concerning open records and freedom of information. Thus, any information that we receive through use of our site will be subject to the same provisions as information provided to us through other media (such as printed material or voice records.) Property and permit information, in particular, are commonly deemed to be "public records." As such we often must, by law, make this information available upon request. If you send us an electronic mail message with a question or comment that contains personally identifying information, or fill out a form that e-mails us this information, we will use only the personally identifiable information to respond to your request. We may, if appropriate, redirect your message to another government agency or person who can better respond to your question or need.


The Village may select links to external web sites to the extent the links facilitate the goals of the Village. The Village reserves the right to determine which websites further its goals and where any external links will appear on its web site. The provision of a link to any site is not an endorsement of the organization or of the site content. The Village is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Any privacy policy of the Village does not apply to any linked web sites.