FAMILY PRIVACY ACT
NOTICE TO ALL REQUESTORS OF RECORDS
State law requires every public body to provide notice to all requestors of records. As a result, the following notice is hereby given:
Obtaining or using public records for commercial solicitation directed to any person in this State is prohibited under South Carolina Code Section 30-2-50.
In addition, a person or private entity shall not knowingly obtain or use any "personal information" obtained from a public body for commercial solicitation directed to any person in the State. Section 30-2-50(A). "Personal information" is defined as follows: Information that identifies or describes an individual including, but not limited to, an individual's photograph or digitized image, social security number, date of birth, driver's identification number, name, home address, home telephone number, medical or disability information, education level, financial status, bank account(s) number(s), account or identification number issued by and/or used by any federal or state governmental agency or private financial institution, employment history, height, weight, race, other physical details, signature, biometric identifiers, and any credit records or reports. Section 30-2-30(1).
PENALTY: A person knowingly violating the provisions of 30-2-50(A) is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars or imprisoned for a term not to exceed one year, or both. Section 30-2-50(D).
WARNING: LIMITATION ON USE
The public is welcome to review the information contained in this database, but users are expressly warned that the information in this database is supplied and maintained as time and resources may allow, not as a reliable source kept in accordance with any legal requirements. As a result, the City of Orangeburg expressly warns users not to rely on this database for any reason, but instead to rely on original source materials that are maintained and updated in accordance with specific legal requirements, for example Filings at the Register of Deeds Office.
The City of Orangeburg expressly disclaims all warranties regarding this database, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The City of Orangeburg also specifically disclaims any representation regarding the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or sequence of any of the information provided in this database. Again, users shall instead rely on original source materials that are maintained and updated in accordance with specific legal requirements, not on this database. Users, not the City of Orangeburg, shall assume any and all liability that arises from use of the information provided in this database, including, but not limited to, (1) any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information provided regardless of how caused, or (2) any decision made or action taken or not taken by any person in reliance upon any information in this database. This information may not include all fees due to the city. Please call the Finance Department (803.533.6000) to verify any additional leins/fees/fines.