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Authorized Use:

This website is provided as a public service by the Amtrak Office of Inspector General (Amtrak OIG). Except as otherwise authorized herein, this website is intended to be used by the public for viewing and retrieving information only. Unauthorized attempts to access, upload, change, or delete information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by criminal and civil penalties under Federal Law including, but not limited to, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

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Disclaimer of Liability:

Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information on the Amtrak OIG web site. However, the Amtrak OIG website is continually under development. Therefore, Amtrak OIG makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this web site and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this web site. Amtrak OIG makes no warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, and including but not limited to warranties of non-infringement of third-party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or freedom from computer virus, with respect to the contents of this web site or its links to other internet resources. Reference in this web site, or in any hypertext links to other sites, to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Amtrak OIG. Neither Amtrak nor Amtrak OIG assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed on the Amtrak OIG web site, and do not represent that use of any such information, product, or process would not infringe on privately owned rights.

Disclaimer of Endorsement:

References in this web site to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name, is for the information and convenience of the web site's users and visitors, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Amtrak OIG. The views and opinions of the authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of Amtrak OIG or Amtrak, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Links To External Web Sites:

This web site may contain hypertext links or pointers to information located on other web sites (“External link web site”). These hypertext links and pointers are provided for the convenience of the Amtrak OIG web site user. External link web sites do not belong to the "amtrakoig.com" internet domain. “Amtrak.com” is one example of an External link web site. External link web sites fall outside the scope and control of Amtrak OIG. As such, Amtrak OIG makes no guarantees regarding the accuracy relevance, timeliness, or completeness of data found on any External link web site; nor does Amtrak OIG endorse or recommend any information or products found on External link web sites. Upon leaving the Amtrak OIG web site when connecting to an External link web site, users will be subject to the disclaimers and to the security and privacy policies of the External link web site.

You may freely link to the Amtrak OIG web site or any of its content, provided that you identify that the link is to an Amtrak OIG resource.