Cattaraugus County engages people through many digital outlets, including www.CattCo.org and our other websites. Communicating with the County through social media enables you to contact us in a direct and meaningful way. We encourage productive dialogue.
About Social Media Terms of Service
Cattaraugus County may also host its own social media sites, whose site-specific Terms of Service govern your use of those sites. You agree that any information you post on a Cattaraugus County social media site is irrevocably, permanently licensed to Cattaraugus County and may be treated by the County as public information subject to disclosure to third parties. If a copyright is indicated on a video, photo, graphic or other material, permission to copy the material must be obtained from the original source of the material before posting.
Communications on Social Media
Communications made to a County government entity through a Cattaraugus County social media site will not be considered formal public comment and shall not constitute official legal notice to the County or requests for records under the Freedom of Information Law. Such submissions will not be acknowledged.
Code of Conduct / Community Guidelines
We have code of conduct guidelines that we follow and enforce on social media and County websites to help establish online areas in which we may have effective interactions.
Be Familiar with a Platform's Guidelines
We encourage you to become familiar with a social media platform's guidelines as Cattaraugus County's Social Media Guidelines are developed upon these guidelines and will change. Please visit here periodically to review these guidelines.
Posts and Comments
We may hide, report, or delete a post if any of the following apply:
- information that needs to be fact checked
- offensive / profane language
- threatening language
- discriminating remark
- advertisements, promotions, or solicitations
- personal information - information that may compromise their safety or security
- link to unrelated content
- sexual content
- violations of a law (federal, state, or local)
Questions regarding the Cattaraugus County social media use guidelines may be asked on the social media form.