City of Las Vegas
Privacy, Security, and Acceptable Use Policies
The city considers any information received and available through our Web site as if it were supplied in writing or through an in-person visit to our offices. We would like to clarify what is considered private and confidential in a public and open environment such as ours.
Nevada Revised Statute 239.010 states that, “All public books and public records of a governmental entity, the contents of which are not otherwise declared by law to be confidential, must be open at all times during office hours to inspection by any person…” “Public records” are regarded as those records that we generate or receive and then maintain in order to conduct city business.
Confidential by Law
We protect against disclosure of all information declared by law to be confidential. This includes:
- Personal medical records
- Criminal history records
- Gross revenue data submitted by our business licensees to calculate the business activity tax
- Communications between citizens and law offices
Also kept confidential are credit card numbers used in transactions with the city of Las Vegas.
E-mail messages sent to any city of Las Vegas address will be treated the same as any other written communication, and may be subject to public review. E-mail or other information requests sent to city Web sites may be maintained in order to:
- Respond to the request
- Forward the request to the appropriate agency
- Communicate updates to the page that may be of interest to you
- Provide city web designers with valuable customer feedback to improve the Web site
E-mail addresses obtained as a result of a request to a city Web site shall not be sold or distributed to private companies.
The material posted on the city of Las Vegas’ open-data website is not an official statement of city policy, practice, services or procedure, and should not be construed as such. It is intended only to give general information about the city. While an effort is made to post only accurate information, the city does not guarantee that the information posted is always current or correct.
The city does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, maps, graphics, links and other items contained on its web pages.
The city makes no representation or warranty; either expressed or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to the accuracy, completeness or appropriateness of the data, materials or documents contained or referenced herein or provided.
The city shall not be responsible for any action, cost, loss, or liability whatsoever arising from the reliance on or use of this information provided by the city. These files are for reference purposes only and the city is not liable for any consequences or damages any individual may incur as a result of misrepresented, misquoted, or mistaken information. The information provided is not meant to be an authoritative guide.