GIS Disclaimer

Yadkin County's GIS Access Website Disclaimer


1. Quality of Data

Yadkin County GIS acquires, develops, maintains and uses GIS data for the constituents it serves. The mapping information contained by Yadkin County GIS is provided solely for the public’s convenience as a reference tool and guide. Although every effort was made to ensure accuracy, any data created or obtained by Yadkin County may contain information that may be inaccurate or erroneous due to formatting, geoprocessing, obsolescence, omission of data, and/or the failure to cross-reference any updates or changes to the original source. Parcel data was prepared from the inventory of real property and tax information provided by the Tax Assessor’s found within this jurisdiction, and is compiled from recorded deeds, plats, and other public records and data. Requestors of the data are hereby notified that the aforementioned public primary information sources should be consulted for verification of the information. For an accurate data and mapping, a licensed public surveyor would be required. Yadkin County GIS specifically disclaims that the data may contain inaccuracies and errors and therefore does not take responsibility for the information provided. 

2. Distribution of Data

All geographical data used by Yadkin County is open and provided to the public at no cost.By clicking on the download link, the Requester has agreed to the terms of North Carolina General Statue 132-10 (North Carolina Public Records Law) that he or she will not resell or reuse for commercial/trade purposes GIS data provided by the Grantor (County of Yadkin) at no cost. If THE REQUESTER does not agree to these terms, Yadkin County is under no obligation to provide, and may choose to deny, the Requester with the use of its data. In recognition of the possibility these services and products may provide benefit to Yadkin County citizens via commercial/trade use of Yadkin County GIS Data, The Grantor (County of Yadkin), at its discretion, may entertain and negotiate proposals by the Requester for mutually agreeable terms under which Yadkin County would provide their GIS data for commercial or trade use.  3. Special Condition for Requests for security sensitive information:

Some data provided by Yadkin County GIS are deemed not public record and fall under classification of North Carolina General Statue 132-1.7 (Security Sensitive Public Security Information). However, to comply with North Carolina’s Public Record Statue 132-10, Yadkin County may choose to provide non-security-sensitive elements of these data sets that are deemed appropriate after obtaining written permission from the authorized manager. If the REQUESTER has requested security sensitive GIS data, then REQUESTER must comply with the following additional guidelines for distribution.

 1. The REQUESTER understands that the security sensitive GIS data is not of public record and could provide a public safety risk

 2. The distribution of this data is provided at the sole discretion of authorized by the Yadkin County manager(s) or department head for the sole use by the person(s) and for the sole purpose for personal use

 3. The REQUESTER also agrees that under no circumstances that the data or data products provided, will be shared with any third parties. Any distribution of data/data products to a third party by the requestor may result in prosecution.

 4. The REQUESTER agrees to destroy all versions of the data in possession and any delivery media immediately upon completion of the specified authorized use or upon direction from authorized Yadkin County manager(s) to do so.

Failure to comply with any of these rules CAN and WILL result in in all appropriate legal action being taken.

All Data is projected using North Carolina State Plane Coordinates (North American Datum 1983) or NAD_1983_2011_StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200_Ft_US horizontally and WGS 1984 vertically. All horizontal measurement units are in US feet. All vertical measurement units are in ft.