Terms of Service

This site publishes publicly available data along with content created by the Delmarva Index. Our intention is to promote data accessibility and empower Delmarva decision-makers. This effort is in good faith. We hope you find The Index and its resources beneficial. Anyone having concerns or disagreeing with our disclaimer should refrain from using this site and its contents.

All the best,
The Delmarva Index Team


The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. The User assumes the entire risk associated with its use of these data and bears all responsibility in determining whether these data are fit for the User's intended use. The information contained in these data is dynamic and will change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived, and both scale and accuracy may vary across the data set. These data may not have the accuracy, resolution, completeness, timeliness, or other characteristics appropriate for applications that potential users of the data may contemplate. The User is encouraged to carefully consider the content of the metadata file associated with these data when available. These data are not legal documents and must not be used as such. The Owner of the data should be cited as the data source in any products derived from these data. Any Users wishing to modify the data should describe the types of modifications they have performed. The User should not misrepresent the data, nor imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the Owner or the Delmarva Index. Neither the Delmarva Index, nor its partners, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.

Your Privacy

The Delmarva Index is committed to the responsible use of personal and sensitive information. Any information provided by users such as email address, username, and first name are stored in a secure database which is accessible only to website administrators. This information is collected solely for the purpose of user verification for interactive functions such as “likes” and comments.

To make an optimal user experience we may collect the non-personally identifiable information your web browser shares while visiting The Index. The information we may leverage includes the Internet domain, Internet Protocol address, browser software, operating system, and date/time of your visit.

Any information we collect will be kept private.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small files stored on the user’s device and/or web browser when visiting a web application. These files contain preferences, and collectively, document the site’s navigation and enrich the user experience. The Index may choose to use an essential cookie to allow queuing of resources for download or performance cookies to identify popular resources.

Cookies are not required to use The Index and they may be disabled using your web browser settings.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to monitor usage for the sole purpose of improving site functionality.  Google Analytics places cookies on the user’s end to monitor the experience. User information is collected at the IP Address level and these data are aggregated up. We make no attempt to connect collected information with personally identifiable information.

You may prevent Google Analytics from tracking your visits overtime by disabling cookies on your browser or installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

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