Terms of Use

The following terms and conditions govern your use of the FedsDataCenter.com web site (referred to hereafter as the Site) and the content within the site. FedSmith Inc. may revise these terms at any time. By using the Site, you agree to be bound to these terms and conditions. Further, you hereby agree:

Electronic Communications

You consent to receive communications from FedSmith electronically so that we may respond to your electronic communications and so that we may notify users as a class of information regarding the Site. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Data Sources/Accuracy/Salary Information

The data published on the Site are compiled from publically available data provided by various Federal agency sources. Salary data contained in the Site are compiled by FedSmith from datasets provided by various Federal agency sources, including, but not limited to, the Office of Personnel Management, Internal Revenue Service, and others. FedSmith, Inc. strives to maintain and update the data provided by these sources in a timely fashion, however FedSmith, Inc. does not guarantee the accuracy or currency of any of the data provided on the Site, nor does it accept any responsibility for any data that may be missing or excluded.

Salary data of federal employees are considered by the Federal Government to be public information. Portions of the salary data (such as individuals’ names or titles) may be excluded or missing from the published data. This has been done at the discretion of the Federal agencies providing the data, usually to protect national security interests. Individuals who feel their personal information should be excluded from future publication to the Site should address their concern directly to the agency that has made the data available to the public, and not to FedSmith.

Use of Material

Content is herein defined as any text, graphics, or material within the Site. The format of the Site and the content is copyright protected and shall not be reproduced on any other web site or reprinted in any manner without express written consent from FedSmith, Inc. You may, however, post links on another web site that link to the Site or to content or articles within the Site. Any such links may not be framed within the design of the originating web site. Any other means of reproducing content from the Site is strictly prohibited.

Site Use General Rules

Under no circumstances will the site be used for any of the following activities:

Such violations may result in civil or criminal liability. FedSmith, Inc. will, as necessary, involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecution of such violations.

FedSmith reserves the right, but not the obligation to monitor areas of the Site electronically and to remove information and materials that FedSmith deems, in its sole discretion, to be objectionable or in violation of these Terms. However, FedSmith expressly disclaims any obligation or warranty to screen or remove objectionable materials.