Website Disclaimer

Hanover Public Schools


This website and the information on this website is made available as a free public service, without expressed or implied warranties of any kind, and is subject to the following disclaimers.

Accuracy & Continuity of Service

Hanover Public Schools makes no guarantee of the completeness or accuracy of any information provided.  It makes no promise or warranty to maintain or update this public service or information contained and made available to the public.  Hanover Public Schools may suspend or discontinue this service at any time.  The user assumes the risk of verifying any materials used or relied on.

No Warranties

Hanover Public Schools disclaims any expressed or implied warranty in providing for public use its website, and any materials, information, graphics, products, or processes contained therein.  It makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor assumes any responsibility in the use of this service or its contents for its accuracy, completeness, currency, its use for any general or particular purpose, nor that such items or use of such items would not violate or infringe rights of others.  This service is provided on a strictly "as is" basis. Hanover Public Schools shall assume no liability for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information provided regardless of how caused; or any decision made or action taken or not taken by the reader in reliance upon any information or data furnished hereunder.

External Links

For your convenience, Hanover Public Schools contains hypertext or other links to external Internet sites that are not provided or maintained by Hanover Public Schools.  Please note that Hanover Public Schools cannot guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of these external sites.  In addition, the inclusion of links to non-governmental sites is not intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered, on these sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites.  In particular, please note that the Hanover Public Schools portal uses various social media tools.  Although some of the social media sites or identities might appear to be part of this site, many are hosted by third party providers.  Please review our Social Media Policy for more information on the terms that apply for those sites.  Resources and materials may contain links to Internet or computer sites, not owned or controlled by the Hanover Public Schools that may be of interest.  Links to other computer systems are not supervised nor regularly reviewed by Hanover Public Schools.  Any information, endorsements of products or services, materials or personal opinions appearing on such external sites are not controlled, sponsored nor approved by the Hanover Public Schools.  Hanover Public Schools specifically disavows legal responsibility for what a user may find on another site, or for personal opinions of individuals posted on any site, whether or not operated by Hanover Public Schools, established for the purpose of permitting free exchange of personal opinions or discussion.

Public Record & Copyright

All of the material posted on the Hanover Public Schools website and accessible to the public without use of an authenticating and authorizing mechanism (such as a "PIN" or password) is public record.  Most of the public record posted on the Hanover Public Schools website can be copied and used for any purpose.

With respect to material copyrighted by the Hanover Public Schools, including the design, layout, and other features of the website, the Hanover Public Schools forbids any copying or use other than "fair use" under the Copyright Act.  "Fair use" includes activities such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, research, and other related activities.  In addition, please be advised that the website makes use of materials (including, but not limited to, photographs) in which third parties hold the copyright, which also cannot be copied or used for use other than "fair use" without permission of the copyright owner.  If you want to make use other than "fair use" of any copyrighted information on this website, you must seek permission directly from the copyright owner.

The only part of this website to which the copyright rules stated above do not apply is on social media pages that receive comment.  Content on these pages is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.  Content includes all materials posted by the Hanover Public Schools.  In addition, visitors to these pages agree to grant a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free license to the rest of the world for their submissions to this site under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.  Read more about Creative Commons Licenses.

The Hanover Public Schools website respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask users of our website to do the same.  In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, we have adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, users, subscribers, or account holders on our website who are deemed to be repeat infringers.  We may also, at our sole discretion, limit access to our website and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Procedure for Notifying Designated Agent of Claims of Copyright Infringement:

If you believe that any material on this website infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, or that any link on this website directs users to another website that contains material that infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our webmaster.

Assumption of Risk of Use

A user of the district’s website for information made available for public use assumes the risk of use or reliance on such information.  Neither the Hanover Public Schools, its employees or agents shall be liable for any damages for viewing, distributing or copying of materials on its sites made available to the public, including indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Communications to the Hanover Public Schools

Communications to Hanover Public Schools via this web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to Hanover Public Schools, its agencies, departments, boards, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against Hanover Public Schools or any of its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents where notice is required by federal, state or local law.  Nor shall communications to Hanover Public Schools via this web site be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any other purpose.

Questions & Feedback Regarding the Website

Any questions, comments, or suggestions about this website and its design or content should be directed to the webmaster using our online Website Feedback Form.

Social Media Policy

To highlight our commitment to transparency in government, the Hanover Public Schools portal has launched several new web based tools for outreach, education and information.  These tools are not intended to replace the channels currently in place for press and constituent communication.  Rather, these tools are meant to augment our ability to educate, empower, and inform the residents of Hanover.

Please note, that Records Retention Law of the Commonwealth requires the Hanover Public Schools portal team to preserve records created or received by a state employee.  Pursuant to this retention requirement comments posted or messages received via an official state agency page on a third-party web-site will be treated as state governmental records and may be permanently archived.  Information that you submit voluntarily through social media sites associated with this agency where such information is publicly available, including your name, city or town, and the substance of anything that you post may be disseminated further by being posted online at this website or be publicly discussed by a member of the administration.

Facebook & Twitter Platforms

The Hanover Public Schools use of Facebook and Twitter is intended as a means to provide announcements and updates on current events and/or notices to any users who elect to follow our social media pages.  The accounts are maintained and monitored by members of the Hanover Public Schools team.  Our Facebook and Twitter announcements are uploaded on a purely informational basis and are not used for time-sensitive or critical announcements.