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State of South Dakota Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability


The State of South Dakota (State) makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website. The State may make changes to information at any time to add, update, or correct the information provided. The State makes no representations of warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of the information and data. The State attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. Any errors or omissions should be reported for investigation. The State makes every effort to provide virus-free files, but does not guarantee uncorrupted files.

The State offers this website, including all information and services; to the public and the persons using this website will make their own determination how suitable the information and data is for their use. In no event will the State be responsible for damages resulting from the use or reliance upon this information and data. The State does not warrant that the use of information from the State will not infringe or violate the rights of others.

This Web site may contain links to external websites or systems not owned or controlled by the State. In its sole discretion, the state will determine whether the external website is consistent with the purpose of the state website on a case by case basis. The links to the sites containing the following types of content are not considered appropriate (this list is a nonexclusive list):

  • Sites that exhibit hate, bias, discrimination, pornography, libelous or otherwise defamatory content;
  • Affiliation or advocacy of a political party, organization, or candidate running for office except for links placed on the Secretary of State's website to provide access to information on political parties, candidates, election procedures and election laws;
  • Content not suitable for readers or viewers of all ages;
  • Content that infringes on any trademark, copyright, or patent rights of another;
  • Content that a reasonable citizen may not consider to maintain the dignity and decorum appropriate for government Links to external websites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the State, at any time without notice.

Certain information and links provided may be the result of cooperative marketing programs. This information and any related links are provided as a service to both the public and the South Dakota visitor industry. The accuracy of this information is the sole responsibility of the individual, business or organization listed. It is in the public's best interest to verify the information with the originating entity prior to taking action. Neither the State, nor any affiliated agency shall be liable for issues stemming from incorrect information provided by this Web site for any third party.

Nothing contained in the Web site of the State, or in any of the links, should be construed to be an endorsement, recommendation, or preference for a commercial product, process, or service. When you link to an external site, you are subject to the policies of the new site, including the new site's use and privacy policies.

The information and opinions contained in the State's website are presented in good faith and believed to be correct. The State makes no commitment to update, replace or correct any information and data that appears on the Internet or that is contained on this Internet website.

The State has made certain information available to the public. Anyone may view, copy or distribute information found at such locations for personal or informational use without owing an obligation to the State. The State makes no warranty that the materials contained within this information are free from copyright claims or other restrictions or limitations on free use or display.

One who uses the information available for public use from the State assumes the risk of using or relying on such information. Neither the State, its employees, nor its agents shall be liable for any damages a user incurs because of viewing, distributing, or copying materials made available to the public.