Disclaimers and Privacy Policy


The information provided by this service resides on a computer system funded by Allegheny County. Anyone using this service consents to the monitoring of their use of this service by the computer system providers, authorized Allegheny County employees, as well as security or law enforcement personnel.

Communications made through this service’s electronic mail and messaging system shall, in no way, be deemed to constitute a filing with or legal notice to Allegheny County or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the county or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, where notice to the county is required by any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Allegheny County makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Allegheny County assumes no liability or responsibility for the quality, content, accuracy, completeness of information, text, graphics, links and any other items contained on this service or any other system or service. The materials contained on this service have been compiled from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice. Commercial use or sale of the materials contained on this service is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Allegheny County. In no event will Allegheny County be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or special, or any claim for attorney’s fees arising out of the use or inability to use the information on this service, even if Allegheny County is advised of the possibility of such damages.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favored status by Allegheny County. The views and opinions of authors expressed on this service do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Allegheny County, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Allegheny County is not, and shall not bear any responsibility for the contents of any off-site pages referenced.

Copyright Status

All documents available on this service may be protected under the United States and/or foreign copyright laws. Permission to reproduce may be required. Allegheny County retains all rights to the information provided by this service, including, but not limited to, the right of reproduction.

Privacy Policy

The protection of individual privacy is a concern to Allegheny County. Allegheny County has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this site.

Information You Provide to Us

Allegheny County does not keep any personal information about you or your visit to our internet site unless you have specifically supplied it to us. (For example, if you have supplied us with information as part of a request for information or to efile an appeal of your Board of Property Assessment decision.) This also applies to any feedback or online survey information you may have sent us through our website. In cases where you have supplied us with information, including financial data, we will treat such information in accordance with the requirements of the law. This means that it will be treated in the same way as written forms of communication, and in many instances, it will be considered public information available to the public upon request. To the extent allowed by law, Allegheny County will make reasonable attempts to protect personal financial information from disclosure.

Public Disclosure

As a general rule, Allegheny County does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission or where the information is a public record not exempt from disclosure under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act 65 P.S. 66.1 et seq., or other applicable laws. Visitors should be aware that information collected by the county on its websites may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record and not otherwise protected from disclosure.

Other Information About Your Visit to Our Site

Allegheny County uses the following tools.

Google Analytics™

Purpose: Collect information about use of alleghenycounty.us

Data Collected: Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit alleghenycounty.us, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to alleghenycounty.us.

Google AdWords™

Purpose: Google AdWords uses cookies to track sales and other conversions when users click on an ad. We may use Google’s remarketing service to target our ads to you based on your prior behavior.

Data Collected: Google AdWords tracks when a user completes a specified action, which could be a click, download, form submission, or other event.

Facebook Pixel™

Purpose: The Facebook Pixel tool tracks actions of users after they are redirected to a third-party website by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. This population level data will enable us to understand how effective Facebook advertisements are for market research purposes. The collected data remain anonymous to us. This means that we cannot see the personal data of any individual user. However, the collected data are saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook Pixel tracking also allows Facebook and its partners to show you advertisements. A cookie will be saved onto your computer for these purposes.

Data Collected: Facebook Pixel tracks when a user completes a specified action, which could be a click, download, form submission, or other event.

Links to Social Media Sites

Certain links on alleghenycounty.us (whether integrated with tools or otherwise) facilitate interaction with third-party social media sites. Accessing third-party social media functions (whether through a tool or otherwise) may require you to log in to your social media provider, and that social media provider may plant a persistent cookie on your web browser to keep you logged in. Any interaction with any such social media provider (whether through a tool or otherwise) is subject to such social media provider’s site policies, and such provider may plant one or more additional persistent cookies on your web browser as a result of your interaction with it.

Social Media Policy

We welcome you and your comments on our social media sites. These pages are used to present matters of public interest for residents, businesses, and visitors. Comments are welcome, but please be aware that your comments may be public records and may be archived. Allegheny County reserves the right to hide or delete submissions that contain vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive comments that target or disparage any ethnic, racial, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or religious group. Further, the County also reserves the right to hide or delete comments that are: (i) spam or include links to other sites; (ii) clearly off topic; (iii) advocate illegal activity; (iv) promote particular services, products or political organizations; or (v) infringe on copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity.