Linking to Data.AustinTexas.gov
Data.AustinTexas.gov is the official portal for open data from the City of Austin (COA). The City of Austin’s GIS/Map Downloads page is the official portal for COA GIS data and map products that do not reside on Data.AustinTexas.gov. Both are public domain websites, which means you may link to Data.AustinTexas.gov and ftp://ftp.ci.austin.tx.us/GIS-Data/Regional/coa_gis.html at no cost. When you link to Data.AustinTexas.gov or ftp://ftp.ci.austin.tx.us/GIS-Data/Regional/coa_gis.html, please do it in an appropriate context as a service to people when they need to find official City of Austin data. We encourage you to use our logo, which we’ve provided below. Placement of the Data.AustinTexas.gov logo is to be used only as a marker and link to the home page. It is not meant as a form of endorsement or approval from the City of Austin.
COA data available through Data.AustinTexas.gov and ftp://ftp.ci.austin.tx.us/GIS-Data/Regional/coa_gis.html is offered free and without restriction. Data and content created by COA government employees within the scope of their employment are not subject to copyright protection.
Use of Logo
The image below is the official City of Austin logo
If you have any questions about linking to Data.AustinTexas.gov, the use of the logo, or want more information or promotional materials on Data.AustinTexas.gov contact us.
Data accessed through Data.AustinTexas.gov or ftp://ftp.ci.austin.tx.us/GIS-Data/Regional/coa_gis.html do not, and should not, include controls over its end use. Once the data have been downloaded from Data.AustinTexas.gov or ftp://ftp.ci.austin.tx.us/GISData/Regional/coa_gis.html, the City of Austin cannot vouch for their quality and timeliness. Furthermore, the City of Austin cannot vouch for any analyses conducted with data retrieved from Data.AustinTexas.gov and ftp://ftp.ci.austin.tx.us/GIS-Data/Regional/coa_gis.html.
While not required, when using content, data, documentation, code, and related materials from Data.AustinTexas.gov or ftp://ftp.ci.austin.tx.us/GIS-Data/Regional/coa_gis.html in your own work, we ask that proper credit be given. Example citations are provided below:
Data retrieved from Data.AustinTexas.gov (https://www.Data.AustinTexas.gov/)
Data retrieved from the City of Austin’s GIS/Map Downloads website (ftp://ftp.ci.austin.tx.us/GIS-Data/Regional/coa_gis.html)
Disclaimer of Endorsement
The information posted on the Data.AustinTexas.gov website includes hypertext links, or pointers, to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. Data.AustinTexas.gov only provides these links and pointers for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the Data.AustinTexas.gov site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.
Data.AustinTexas.gov does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness,or completeness of information contained on a linked website.
Data.AustinTexas.gov does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites and we does not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer.
Data.AustinTexas.gov cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked website.
Data.AustinTexas.gov is not responsible for transmissions users receive from linked websites.
In support of the Transparency and Open Government Initiative, recommendations from individuals, groups and organizations regarding the presentation of data, data types, and metadata will contribute to the evolution of Data.AustinTexas.gov.
Applicability of this Data Policy
Nothing in this Data Policy alters, or impedes the ability to carry out, the authorities of the COA Departments and Agencies to perform their responsibilities under law and consistent with applicable legal authorities, appropriations, and presidential guidance, nor does this Data Policy limit the protection afforded any information by other provisions of law. This Data Policy is intended only to improve the internal management of information controlled by COA and it is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity, by a party against the City of Austin, its Departments, Agencies, or other entities, its officers, employees, or agents.