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Individuals accessing this website will make their own determination of how suitable the information and data is for their usage and intent. In no event will the State be responsible for damages resulting from the use or reliance upon this information and data. The State does not warrant that the use of information from the State will not infringe or violate the rights of others.
This website may contain links to external websites or systems not owned or controlled by the State of South Dakota. In its sole discretion, the State will determine whether the external website is consistent with the purpose of the state website on a case by case basis. The links to the sites containing the following types of content are not considered appropriate (this list is a nonexclusive list):
- Sites that exhibit hate, bias, discrimination, pornography, libelous or otherwise defamatory content;
- Affiliation or advocacy of a political party, organization, or candidate running for office except for links placed on the Secretary of State's website to provide access to information on political parties, candidates, election procedures and election laws;
- Content not suitable for readers or viewers of all ages;
- Content that infringes on any trademark, copyright, or patent rights of another;
- Content that a reasonable citizen may not consider to maintain the dignity and decorum appropriate for government
Links to external websites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the State, at any time without notice.
Nothing contained in the website of the State, or in any of the links, should be construed to be an endorsement, recommendation, or preference for a commercial product, process, or service. When you link to an external site, you are subject to the policies of the new site, including the new site's use and privacy policies.
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Anyone may view, copy or distribute information found on the State's website for personal or informational use without owing an obligation to the State. The State makes no warranty that the materials contained within this information are free from copyright claims or other restrictions or limitations on free use or display.
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The most updated disclaimer statement can be viewed here.
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