Privacy Policy


Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Broward County Property Appraiser's website. Your privacy is very important to us. Simply stated, our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us.

When you visit our website, our web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our website. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address or other personal information.

In addition, we gather information regarding the volume and timing of access to our website by collecting information on the date, time, and website pages accessed by visitors to the website. We do this so we can improve the content of our website and this information is not shared with other organizations. Only aggregate information is collected and individual visitors' personal information is not identified.

If you choose to share personal information with us — by sending us a message, signing up for messaging alerts, (e)newsletters, or filling out an electronic application and or form with personal information — we will use the information for official Broward County Property Appraiser’s business consistent with federal, state, and local law. Information may be saved for a designated period of time to comply with federal, state, or local archiving policies, but we will not disclose the information to other third parties agencies unless required to do so by federal law, state law, a subpoena or other court order, or in support of any tax -saving exemption and or service.

Many pages on this site use Google Analytics (Google Privacy Policy).


E-mail Privacy Policy

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to the Broward County Property Appraiser's office. Instead, make contact by phone.


(SMS)Privacy Policy

By consenting (“opting in”) to have Broward County Property Appraiser office SMS notifications sent directly to your mobile phone (the “Service”), whether by enrolling through our website, in person, or over the phone, you provide us with information, which we receive and store as further described below.

Information We Collect

Information we collect from you in connection with the texting Service(s) may include your cell phone number, the date, and the time, including any information you choose to supply. We may use this information in accordance with our Privacy Policy to contact you and to provide the services you request from us.

How We Use the Information We Collect

The information collected through the Service is used to operate the texting Service (s), such as by tracking your opt-in or opt-out selection, or for sending future messages, subject to this Privacy Policy and applicable law.

Information We Share

We only share information as necessary for the completion of BCPA official duties and as otherwise required by federal, state, or local law.

We may share SMS phone numbers with our third-party provider who performs testing Service (s) on our behalf based on our instructions.


Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Information

The purpose of this site is to provide information concerning the Broward County Property Appraiser’s records which are used to prepare the annual Tax Roll. The information and data on this site is dynamic and changing over time. We strive to provide current and accurate information. However, the BCPA makes no representation regarding the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of any information and data posted on the Site or that such information and data will be error-free. We do not assume any liability in connection with the use of the content. Nothing contained on this website is legal advice. If you need legal advice, you should contact a licensed attorney.


Accessibility

BCPA is committed to providing access to all individuals seeking information on the Site. As part of that effort, the BCPA has adopted certain standards for the Site developed from the following best practices:

  • Website standards for accessible design set forth by the U.S. Department of Justice under the Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.)

  • Web content accessibility guidelines as provided by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on the Site, please contact BCPA at accessibility@bcpa.net or 954-357-6830 and provide the Web address of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information so that you can receive the necessary assistance.


Indemnity

As a condition of use of the Site, the user and anyone linking to the Site agrees to indemnify the BCPA, the Property Appraiser, officers, employees, and agents against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney's fees and court costs) and damages arising out of claims resulting from the user's use of this Site or anyone linking to the Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach of the terms and conditions stated in this Terms of Use. BCPA does not waive any rights or remedies by virtue of providing the Site.


Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Florida, United States of America (USA). User and/or anyone linking to this Site consents to exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in Broward County, Florida, USA for any dispute arising out of or relating to use of this Site. The users of the Site or anyone linking to this Site in jurisdictions outside of Broward County, Florida, (including outside the USA boarders) consent and submit to personal jurisdiction in Broward County, Florida.


Intellectual Property Rights

BCPA owns all rights, title and interest in the trademarks, logos, and other protected intellectual property of the Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office. You may not use the BCPA’s trademarks, logos, or other protected intellectual property without BCPA’s prior written permission. You acknowledge and agree that nothing on the Site grants, expressly or implicitly, by estoppel or otherwise, any right or license to use any of the BCPA intellectual property rights or may be construed to mean that BCPA has authority to grant any right or license on behalf of any third-party trademark owner. You may not reproduce, distribute, display, transmit, modify, perform, adapt, generate derivative works of, or otherwise use the content of the Site without the prior written permission of BCPA unless your use qualifies as "Fair Use" under applicable law. Fair Use includes the reproduction, distribution, display, transmission, performance, and use of the content if done in accordance with 17 U.S.C. §107, 17 U.S.C. §110, or other applicable limitations and exemptions set forth in the U.S. Copyright Act and related laws.

Unless otherwise noted on a particular page or section of the Site, no express permission is required from BCPA for use that falls within Fair Use, provided that (1) no modifications may be made as to the integrity or attribution of the content of the Site, and Content and Compilation, and (2) all copies of the content of the Site must bear accurate identifying information, including proprietary collection information, credit lines, copyright and trademark notices, and a citation to the Site.


Linkage

The Site may provide links to websites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by BCPA. BCPA is not responsible for the accuracy of the links or the content of those linked websites. Use of information from those websites by the user is voluntary and at the user’s sole risk. BCPA reserves the right to delete any link posted by a user. Users should rely on information from non-BCPA sites only after undertaking an independent review of its accuracy. References in those websites 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 Site. When linking to a non-BCPA site, you are subject to the privacy policy and other terms of use of the new site and the information collected or used on those non-BCPA agency sites.


If you have other questions about our privacy policies or have ideas about improving our policies, please feel free to e-mail us at feedback@bcpa.net, or you can reach us by telephone at 954-357-6830.


Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.


For more information about these disclaimers, please contact our Legal Department:
Call 954.357.6934 or by email General Counsel Mila Schwartzreich