Marin County Telephone Emergency Notification System (TENS) Terms and Conditions

Please read our terms and conditions carefully before using our website.

Your use of the Marin County Telephone Emergency Notification System hereinafter TENS, is subject to the terms and conditions contained herein. Please read these terms and conditions carefully as use of TENS constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.

The Marin County Sheriff's Office provides TENS as an informational resource for public use. TENS is made available to the County of Marin residents and businesses as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, existing public safety warning and information notification systems such as television and radio. Your use of and agreement to receive notifications from TENS does not create any duty on the part of the Marin County Sheriff's Office and the Marin County Sheriff's Office is not responsible for any action you may take as a result of a notification you receive through TENS.

IF YOU BELIEVE YOU ARE IN DANGER, YOU SHOULD NOT WAIT FOR OR RELY EXCLUSIVELY ON A NOTIFICATION FOR EMERGENCY DIRECTIVES, BUT IMMEDIATELY TAKE ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS. IF YOU ARE DIRECTED TO TAKE ACTION BY EMERGENCY PERSONNEL, YOU SHOULD FOLLOW THEIR DIRECTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

The Marin County Sheriff's Office, its officers, employees, agents and assigns make no warranty, express or implied, and assume no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information provided by TENS. The Marin County Sheriff's Office, its officers, employees, agents and assigns will not be liable for any damage or injury caused by the use of TENS. TENS may-be temporarily unavailable from time to time due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment.

The user assumes all risks associated with the use of TENS. In no event shall the Marin County Sheriff's Office, its officers, employees or agents be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, or punitive damages, or any other damages, losses, costs, or other expenses of any kind whatsoever resulting from, caused by, or arising out of or in connection with TENS or your use thereof, its content or services, or any other cause whatsoever, including, without limitation, losses related to the inability to use the service, loss of data, loss of profits or any errors, omissions or defects in TENS content.

By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you are authorizing the Marin County Sheriff's Office to send you communications via text (SMS) message, electronic mail and/or telephone. All applicable charges for such communications shall apply. The Marin County TENS is intended solely for the use of individuals who live, work or go to school within the boundaries of the County of Marin. Minors are expressly forbidden to use TENS. Messages will be sent based on the address you provide to the phone numbers and email addresses you provide. YOU MAY NOT REGISTER ANY PHONE NUMBERS OR EMAIL ADDRESSES THAT DO NOT BELONG TO YOU. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE. The Marin County Sheriff's Office may remove any contact information or account it believes, in its sole opinion, to be fraudulent or otherwise inappropriate.

NOTE: By registering you are automatically signed up for Emergency Notifications

(To proceed with the registration process place a check mark in the box next to "Yes" and then click on the "Continue" box.)

Yes, I affirm that I am at least 18 years of age and I agree to the terms and conditions above.