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Terms of use

By using the King County Enterprise SharePoint site, I indicate that I understand and agree to the following terms of use:

  1. My account login and password are for my use only and may not be shared.
  2. I understand that I am responsible for my actions and activities while utilizing King County's SharePoint site.
  3. I may access the site for King County-related work only and agree to inform the site administrator when work responsibility changes and I no longer need access to accomplish my assigned work.
  4. I understand that I am responsible for the security and privacy of information to which I have access on this site or to which I may otherwise obtain access even if such access is inadvertent or unintended.
  5. While unlikely, content on the site may be lost from various causes such as user errors, system errors, billing errors, malicious intrusion or other causes.  I will not hold King County or other organizations that use the site liable for any loss.
  6. I am responsible to make backup copies of any content on the site that I need to keep for my records.
  7. Any content on King County SharePoint sites are subject to Washington State disclosure laws.
  8. I will not use this site to:
    • Conduct any unlawful activities as defined by federal, state, and local laws and/or regulations;
    • Conduct private or personal activities. This includes use for private purposes such as business transactions, private advertising of products or services, and any activity meant to foster personal gain;
    • Conduct any political activity;
    • Conduct any solicitation for any purpose except those officially sanctioned by King County (such as the County Charitable Campaign);
    • Create, access, display or transmit sexually explicit, indecent, offensive, harassing or intimidating, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, libelous material or material that could reasonably be considered discriminatory, offensive, threatening, harassing, or intimidating, except as a necessary part of bona fide work related activities;
    • Infringe on any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights, including copying and/or using software, images, music, movies, or other intellectual property;
    • Knowingly access, use, copy, modify, or delete logs, applications or system functions, without proper authorization;
  9. I may post opinions, facts, files and other content on the site in online discussions and surveys, and accept the rules governing this use to keep it collegial and productive:
    • To help ensure that information, opinions and points are clearly understood and referenced in online discussions, I agree to post descriptive, specific, and succinct communications that focus on the topic of the discussion thread.
    • A site owner/administrator may edit, move or delete communications that he/she determines in good faith to violate the terms of use.
  10. My site account may be removed if I violate the terms of use or if the site owner determines that it is no longer needed.


Access to King County SharePoint sites is restricted to King County partners, contractors, agencies, and others involved in official work for King County.

User agreement

Who administers SharePoint?

External partners work with King County site owners as their point of contact to answer questions and resolve problems.

Microsoft administers the cloud environment and services such as data backup and restoration. King County staff administer the Sharepoint software by configuring accounts and permissions, maintaining collections and sites, and adding features.  

Depending on assigned permissions, site users may modify content on the site; for example, editing shared documents, adding and deleting documents, posting messages, maintaining lists, responding to surveys, etc or may have read-only access.

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