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  • Geographic Information Systems Data Download Order Form

    Fill out the form below. Click the "Print" button to print the form and sign it.  Then, submit the form one of these ways:

    FTP User Account Orders
    Pima County Information Technology Department
    Geographic Information Systems
    150 W. Congress St., 6th Floor
    Tucson, AZ 85701-1317

    Following your form submission, please allow approximately one week for delivery of your FTP server username and password to the e-mail address given on the order form.

    Sorry, we cannot accept phone orders.

    FTP Server GIS Data Download Order Form (Non-Commercial)

    Enter data in the required fields indicated by * and print using button at bottom of the page.

    First Name: *    Last Name: *  
    Email: *    Phone: *  
    Organization: *    Title: *  
    Address: *    City: *  
    State: *    Zip code: *  
    Intended Use of the Data: *  

    Department Disclaimer and Use Restrictions

    Ownership of Products

    All information, web pages, data (including digital data), maps, programs, software, studies, reports, patents, copyrights and plans obtained by and prepared for and by the Pima County Geographic Information Systems (hereafter "Products") shall remain the property of Pima County. It is expressly understood that Pima County (hereafter "County") has exclusive control of all information developed for this work. Any for-value use of Products shall be retained by the County and negotiated for use by the Pima County Geographic Information Systems. Requestor agrees that any misappropriation or misuse of the Products will cause serious damage to the County and that, because money damages may not constitute sufficient compensation, any misappropriation or misuse shall justify and allow the County to apply to any court having jurisdiction for an injunction or other proper relief and, if relief is granted, the County shall be entitled to the reasonable expenses of the action including attorney’s fees.

    Limitation of Use

    County Products are provided only for use in a computerized records keeping system or for study maps to depict approximate locations. Any other use is not authorized by County. Products shall not be copied, reproduced or used in any form by any party other than User or an agent of User. Digital data shall not be used by any party for any commercial purpose without completing a Verified Statement of Commercial Purpose Public Data Request and payment of fees. In addition to other remedies, a violation of this limitation of use may result in the assessment of penalties in accordance with A.R.S. 39-121.03.

    Products are for illustration purposes only and are not suitable for site-specific decision making. Products have not been prepared for and are not suitable for engineering, or surveying purposes. Generally, Products do not represent on-the-ground surveys and rather represent the approximate relative location of boundaries and features. Use of Products as an engineering tool is expressly forbidden. Products should not be used for making financial or any other commitments. The County provides these Products with the understanding that they are not guaranteed to be accurate, correct or complete and conclusions drawn from the Products are the responsibility of the User. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy, correctness and timeliness of materials presented anywhere within the Products, the County assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, even if the County is advised of the possibility of such damage.

    Project information is for planning purposes only. The listing of any project by the owner agency does not constitute an official commitment by that agency to build the project in the time period shown, or at all. The information for any project is subject to change as the project development process proceeds over time.

    Assumption of Risk

    User understands and acknowledges that Products are subject to constant change and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. The County gathers information from different sources and agencies. ALL PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS, AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. County does not warrant that the functions contained in the Products will meet the requirements of User or that the operation of Products will be uninterrupted or error free, or that defects will be corrected. The entire risk as to the quality, performance and usefulness of the Products rests with User.

    Products may have a number of errors which may include but are not limited to the following types of errors:

    • Spatial errors - The areas depicted by these Products are approximate, and are not necessarily accurate to surveying or engineering standards. X/Y coordinates may be in error by several hundred feet or more.
    • Geometry errors - Displayed geometry may not be correct and may not correspond to legal descriptions or recordings.
    • Registration errors - Geographic Information System (hereafter "GIS") data layers may not overlay each other correctly.
    • Attribute errors - Database information may be incorrect.
    • Currency errors - GIS data layers, databases and documents may not be the most current available or may not depict the specified time. All data is subject to constant change. Data input lags real-world changes by varying periods of time.
    • Completeness errors - Data may be missing or data may be included that does not belong.
    • Projection distortion - All map projections introduce distortion by representing the irregular shape of the earth's surface on flat maps. This affects feature shapes, angles, map distances and areas. We choose projections which minimize these distortions when viewing most County maps.
    • Calculation errors - Results of calculations may not be exact due to rounding, precision of stored values or algorithm differences.
    • Representation errors -Maps or other displays may not properly represent the data. For instance, a white line on a white background would appear as if it wasn't there. Color coded ("themed") map layers colors and categories may not match the current range of data values. Data may be displayed at an inappropriate scale. For example, selecting map features on MapGuide maps changes the color of the displayed map features. (Clear selected map features to ensure colors match the legend.)

    THE FOREGOING WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR ANY OTHER TYPE WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. In no event shall the County become liable to Users of these Products or any other party, for any loss or direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, including but not limited to time, money or goodwill, arising from the use or modification of the Products.


    Availability of County Internet services and Products is not guaranteed. Applications, servers, and network connections may be unavailable at any time for maintenance or unscheduled outages. Outages may be of long duration. Do not create dependencies on these services for critical needs.

    Indemnify; Defend; Hold Harmless

    User releases County and their officers, agents, consultants, contractors and employees from any and all claims, actions or causes of action for damages including, but not limited to, any costs of recovering, reprogramming or reproducing and programs or data stored in or used with the Products, damage to property, damages for personal injury or for any lost profits, lost savings or other special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use of or inability to use the Products. User shall indemnify and hold harmless County, its officers, agents, consultants, contractors and employees from any and all liability claims or damages to any person or property arising from or connected with the use of the Products.

    Maintenance of Products

    To assist the County in the maintenance of the Products, Users should provide the County information concerning errors or discrepancies found in using the Products. If there is an E-mail contact address on affected web page(s), then use it. Otherwise contact:

    Pima County Information Technology Department
    Geographic Information Systems
    150 W. Congress St., 6th Floor
    Tucson, Arizona 85701-1317
    Phone: (520) 724-6670
    Fax: (520) 791-6588
    E-mail: GISwebmaster@pima.gov

    Logotype and Acknowledgement

    When logotypes are provided with Products, they shall be clearly displayed on all copies or reproductions of the Products or parts of the Products. The Pima County Geographic Information Systems logotype on the Products shall not be removed or obscured. These logotypes should not be added to derivative products you develop.

    Please use a text citation acknowledging Pima County as the source when County Products are used in the preparation of reports, papers, publications, maps, or other products.

    Verified Statement of Non-Commercial Purpose Public Data Request

    "A person who obtains public records for a commercial purpose without indicating the commercial purpose or who obtains a public record for a noncommercial purpose and uses or knowingly allows the use of such public record for a commercial purpose or who obtains a public record for a commercial purpose and uses or knowingly allows the use of such public record for a different commercial purpose or who obtains a public record from anyone other than the custodian of such records and uses them for a commercial purpose shall in addition to other penalties be liable to the state or the political subdivision from which the public record was obtained for damages in the amount of three times the amount which would have been charged for the public record had the commercial purpose been stated plus costs and reasonable attorney's fees or shall be liable to the state or the political subdivision for the amount of three times the actual damages if it can be shown that the public record would not have been provided had the commercial purpose of actual use been stated at the time of obtaining the records."
    I certify that I have read, understood and, by my signature below, have Agreed to the Product Support Policies and enclosed complete signed copies including all pages of the Verified Statment of Non-Commercial Purpose Public Data Request (not required for internal Pima County Departments) and Disclaimer and Use Restrictions documents.

    Verified Statement

    I hereby agree that the public records I have requested are not for a "commercial purpose" as defined by A.R.S. §39-121.03. I also hereby agree that the public records will not be transmitted or sold to any other person for a commercial purpose.
    Print Name: ______________________________________________
    Handwritten Signature: _______________________________________________Date:__________________________

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    Geographic Information Systems

    33 N. Stone Ave., 15th Fl.
    Mail-Stop Code DTBAB17-425
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    Phone: (520) 724-6670
    Fax: (520) 791-6588

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