Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


General Use and Disclaimers:

Thank you for visiting the website of Patrick B. Langford, Tax Collector in and for the Hendry county political subdivision website.  It is presented by Patrick B. Langford, Tax Collector.  This website is offered to you, the user (“User”), conditioned on acceptance of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein, without modification. User access and utilization of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not wish to consent to the terms, conditions and notice contained herein, please exit the website at this time.

The information contained in this website is for general informational purposes only.  While the Tax Collector endeavors to keep the information up to date and correct, it makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose.  Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will Patrick B. Langford, his office staff, telecommunication providers, service providers, or agents be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of, or relating to, the use of this website.

This website may contain links to third party Internet websites (hyperlinks). These hyperlinks are not under the Tax Collector’s control, and as such, the Tax Collector assumes no responsibility or liability for any information, communications or materials available at such linked sites, or at any link contained in a linked site.

Privacy Policy and Public Records Law:

It is the policy of the State of Florida that all state records are open for public inspection. This policy is embodied in the Florida Constitution, together with the right of an individual to be free from unauthorized governmental intrusion into his/her private life, as provided in Article 1, Section 23. In recognition of these policies, the Tax Collector has established this Internet Privacy Policy.

The Tax Collector is a duly elected, state-constitution officer, whose duty is to carry forth the requirements of Florida law governing Tax Collector.  Florida Tax Collectors fall within the broad definition of “agencies” to which Florida’s Public Records laws apply.  § 119.011(2), Florida Statutes.  Therefore, in an abundance of caution, the Tax Collector for Hendry County, Patrick B. Langford operates this website in accordance with Florida’s Public Records Policy.

When you utilize the website of the Tax Collector for Hendry County, you are acknowledging that personal information you provide may be subject to Florida’s Public Records Policy as stated in Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes, and Article I, Section 24 of the Florida Constitution.  As a result, any written communication created or received by the Tax Collector for Hendry County may be made available to the public and media, upon request, unless otherwise exempt.  However, you do not have to give us personal information to visit our website or download our publications.

Please also note: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to the Tax Collector.  Instead, contact the Tax Collector by mail. 

What We Collect and Store Automatically When You Visit the Website:

  • Name of the domain from which you access the internet (for example, if you use a private Internet access account, or if you connect from an educational institution’s domain).
  • The page from which you came and the pages that you access.
  • Date and time you access our website.
  • Internet address of the website from which you directly linked to our website.
  • Your system’s IP (Internet Protocol) address.
  • The type of browser and operating system you used to access our website.

The information collected is used in aggregate to count the number and types of visitors to the different pages on our website to assist us in making our website more useful to visitors such as yourself. We do not track or record personal data about individuals and their visits.