Legal Disclaimer

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This Website does not pretend to be the Ross County (Ohio) Sheriffs or pretends to be their Website which is RossSheriff dot com. 

This Website and the Administrator are in no way Affiliated with the Ross Sheriffs or any part of the Ross County Ohio Government(s) in anyway.

This Website nor its Owner/Operator accepts Complaints in regards to the Ross Sheriffs, Ross County or any other complaint on an other Party not affiliated with this Website in any Legal Way or Legally Tangible way and does not purport to. 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Please visit “Embedded Content from other Websites” in this Legal Disclaimer for commenting via using 3rd Party Applications or Websites like Facebook.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. If an option for uploading Media is turned on; Users cannot upload Explicitly Sexual Content, Naked Pictures, Graphically Violent Images or Media, and things that could be considered Hate Speech. Any Images or Files that do not meet Federal or State Laws (US) maybe Reported to the Appropriate Authorities, as with any comments or activities across this Website that users partake in that do not meet US Federal and State Laws.  

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

As a WordPress Site this site is operated by a series of 3rd Party Programs called Plug-ins and some of those Plug-ins use Cookies, and gather data on Site Visitors and Users. An example of that would be Google Analytics or other Analytic Programs this Site may use or other Programs like Fire Walls and Security Software; and those Plug-ins may use Cookies, and retain User or Visitor Data not stored on this Site.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they may not be able cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

IP Addresses maybe retained from this Website upon Visiting this Website. This Website’s Hosting Provider, This Website’s Security Software and Firewalls, Analytic Software or Provider and other 3rd Party Programs Operating on this Website may also store Visitor’s and User’s IP Addresses and other Data. 

What rights you have over your data

Processing Fees, and Court Orders maybe applied as a prerequisite to the following: If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. 

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Although this Website does not particularly send your Data to other Websites or Services this Website uses 3rd Party Programs to operate and for features, and Google, Facebook, this Websites Security Software and others may collect and retain X amount of Visitor and User Date.

User and Visitor Behavior

Users and Visitors posting comments or having any interactions with this Website are expected to act in the same manor that Social Sites like Facebook and Twitter dictate within their Rules and Regulations (Terms of Service), and this Website will not tolerate any harassment, hate speech, extremely vulgar language, sexual content, calls to violence, and other forms of extreme behavior, and users and visitors violating those rules maybe subject to have their comment deleted, they maybe banned, or even reported to the appropriate authorities in extreme cases.