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Terms of Use

This document describes the Crown City Rising (hereafter referred to as CCR) policy regarding personal information, site security, communication and site usage of and all other sites operated by the CCR. Use of the website signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions of use set forth in this document. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not access or otherwise use this website.

Collection of Personal Information


We at the CCR respect your privacy. On occasion, we ask for personal data on this website. The information is used to fulfill requests such as brochures by mail or to use special features of the site, such as the media gallery. By voluntarily providing personal information, you are consenting to the collection and use of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

You may choose not to use any service that requires the use of your personal information in a manner not described in this Privacy Policy. Your use of, or any other CCR online services will be considered as your consent to the use of your personal information in the way described.

As a matter of policy your e-mail address and/or phone number will not be sold, rented, or shared with any other business or organization. Users that have checked one of our e-mail or text request buttons opting to receive communications from us, may, from time to time, receive Downtown Revitalization Initiatve updates, construction ____, updates about new website features and other information relating to the City of Cortland. If you wish to be removed from our e-lists, click on the unsubscribe link. Please allow one week for our list to be updated.

Security of Personal Information


We exercise reasonable care to protect your non-public personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be one hundred percent secure. So while we strive to protect your non-public personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us. This is especially true for information you transmit to us via e-mail. We have no way of protecting that information until it reaches us. Once received, we maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information.

We may disclose information, including non-public personal information, in special cases when we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with the legal process such as, but not limited to, situations when we are required to do so by federal, state or local laws and regulations or when we receive a subpoena or are ordered by a court to do so; (b) protect and defend our rights; or (c) act to protect the interests of our users or others. Additionally, we may, without notice to you, provide aggregate statistics about web traffic by visitors to the website(s), such as volume, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personal information.

Transmission of Information

All personal data provided to CCR online will be handled in accordance with the Terms of Use.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.

Third-Party Links may contain links to other sites, including those of City businesses and government organizations. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by other sites and those other sites have not agreed to our privacy policy. Visit those sites for information regarding their privacy policy prior to providing personal information.

The links we provide on are there for your reference and convenience. We do not control any of these websites, nor are we responsible for their content. CCR does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators by including these links on If you decide to access any of these websites, you do so entirely at your own risk, and you should be aware that upon using these links you will leave

Modification of Terms and Conditions


CCR reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time. Modifications of changes in the Agreement will be posted on the website. CCR may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the website at any time, including the availability of any website feature, database, or content. CCR may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the website without notice or liability. By using this website, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should, therefore periodically visit this page to determine the current terms of use to which you are bound.

Social Media Comments


Engaging in online conversations about the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, the Crown City Rising platform and the City of Cortland is an absolute joy for the Crown City Rising team. We reserve the right to delete, ban and block any user who posts potentially harmful, rude, or outright hateful speech in any online comment or forum. It’s our goal to create spaces for and sponsor thoughtful conversation considerate of all points of view and inclusive of every person, place and thing which make this community wonderful.

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Participating Organizations

City of Cortland New York
Cortland County Business Development Corporation Industrial Development Agency
Cortland Area Chamber of Commerce
Experience Cortland County Convention and Visitors Bureau
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