Privacy Policy

Youth Opportunity (YO! Baltimore), the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore and its subsidiaries are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. The Web site is structured so that you can visit the YO! Baltimore on the Web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.

Once you choose to provide personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified), you can be assured that it will only be used for the intended purposes.

This statement regarding the privacy of the personally identifiable information you provide online covers the four foundation principles of fair information: Awareness, Access, Security, and Oversight.


Awareness

YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore provides this Online Privacy Statement to make you aware of the privacy policy, practices and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, it is available on the homepage.

What information is collected?

On some YO! Baltimore pages, you can submit personal information through forms or via e-mail links.

In order to tailor subsequent communications to you and continuously improve services, you may also be asked you to provide information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, experience with city services and more detailed contact preferences.

How will this information be used?

YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore uses your information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, your information is used to communicate back to you, to update you on services and benefits and personalize the YO! Baltimore Web site for you.

Will this information be shared?

YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore will not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to others. Unless required by law, YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore will only share the personal data you provide online with other Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore entities and/or business partners who are acting on behalf of the city for the uses described in "How will this information be used?". Such entities and/or business partners are governed by privacy policies with respect to the use of this data and are bound by the appropriate confidentiality agreements.

Access

Links to third party Web sites on the site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore. YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore have not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control or is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their privacy policy. Thus, YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or products or materials found there. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do so at your own risk.

Security

YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore are committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been put into place to safeguard and secure the information collected online.

Furthermore, this site takes reasonable measures to maintain the confidentiality of all personal information collected. Additionally, it takes similar measures to protect email addresses that you provide through the website.

Oversight

If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please e-mail the site's administrator at webmaster@oedworks.com.

 

TERMS OF USE AND DISCLAIMER

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE AND DISCLAIMER CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE DISCLAIMER AND ALL OTHER TERMS PROVIDED BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE DISCLAIMER AND ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE.

Disclaimer

Youth Opportunity (YO! Baltimore), the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore make no warranty or representation, express or implied, with respect to the quality, content, accuracy, completeness, currency, freedom from computer virus, or non-infringement of proprietary rights, of any of the design, information, text, graphics, images, pages, interfaces, links, software, or other materials and items contained in or displayed on this site. All such items and materials are provided on an "as is" basis, and you are fully and solely responsible for your use of them and for any results or consequences of your use. They have been compiled from a variety of sources, including sources beyond the control of YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore, and are subject to change without notice from YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore. Commercial use is prohibited without the prior written permission of YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore. In no event shall YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore or its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages arising your accessing or using the site, or otherwise arising from the site or from anything contained in or displayed on the site. Nothing contained in or displayed on this site constitutes or is intended to constitute legal advice by the YO! Baltimore, Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, attorneys, or representatives.

External Sites

This site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are operated by parties other than YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore. YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore are not responsible for the content of any such external site, or for the availability of the site or its content. If you have questions or concerns regarding the content of any of these external sites, you should contact the site administrator directly.

Copyright, Trademarks and Servicemarks

Servicemarks and trademarks contained in or displayed on the site, and the contents of linked sites operated by third parties, are the property of their respective owners. All other design, information, text, graphics, images, pages, interfaces, links, software, and other items and materials contained in or displayed on this site, and the selection and arrangements thereof, are the property of YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore. All rights are reserved. Permission is granted to residents and citizens of the City of Baltimore to copy electronically and to print single pages from the site for the sole purpose of sharing information on the site with other citizens and residents, and on the condition that the pages are copied, printed, and shared without cost to the recipients and exactly as presented on the site, without any addition or modification. Distribution, or republication in any other form or for any other purpose, including any commercial purpose or use, and any modification whatsoever, are strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore.

Communications Through The Site

In no event shall any communication made through this site's e-mail and messaging functions constitute legal notice to YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore, or to any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives (including but not limited to legal notice required by federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations) with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives.

Miscellaneous

The foregoing terms and conditions and all disputes arising under them shall be governed, construed and decided in accordance with the laws of the City of Baltimore. YO! Baltimore, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the City of Baltimore reserve the right to revise and otherwise change the foregoing terms and conditions at anytime and without notice.