Policies and Statements


By accessing the Cars-Hub website, you agree that you will not use the site for any unlawful activity or in any manner which violates the following terms and conditions. Any such use will immediately terminate your use of and/or access to this service.

Disclaimer of Warranties

  • Although the data found on this website has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, express or implied, is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any of the information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights, are expressly disclaimed.
  • Information provided by the CARS-Hub feed is disseminated on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and neither the Iowa Department of Transportation (“Iowa DOT”) nor Castle Rock shall be contractually required to vouch for its accuracy. In particular, the Iowa DOT and Castle Rock do not represent or warrant to CARS-Hub users that:
    • Their use of this service will meet their requirements;
    • Their use of this service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or free from error;
    • That any information obtained by them as a result of their use of this service will be accurate or reliable; and
    • That any defects in the operation or functionality of any software provided under this service will be corrected.
    • Data can quickly become out-of-date. Electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution.  It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any metadata associated with each feed. Users that find any errors or omissions are encouraged to report them to the CARS agency responsible for the data.

    Limitation of Liability

    • Neither the Iowa DOT nor Castle Rock shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained in the CARS-Hub feeds. Neither Iowa DOT nor Castle Rock assumes responsibility for anyone's use of the information in the CARS-Hub feeds. In no event shall the Iowa DOT nor Castle Rock be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; infringement of privacy; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort, including negligence or otherwise, arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.
    • Users of the CARS-Hub data feeds are responsible for their own programming and any associated resources needed to download, store, and use the data.
    • This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.
    • Neither the Iowa DOT nor Castle Rock shall be liable for lost revenues or indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages derived from or related to this service or the provided information.


    • User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Iowa DOT, the State of Iowa, and Castle Rock, including any agents, officers, directors and/or employees thereof, from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to the use of, reliance on, and/or access to the information and data contained on this website, whether by user, user’s agents, employees or assignees, or through user’s account.

    Disclaimer of Duty of Continuity

    • Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or be access restricted the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. User expressly agrees that use of the CARS-Hub data feeds is at the user's sole risk. Neither the Iowa DOT nor Castle Rock warrants that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free.


    Termination of Use

    • Both the Iowa DOT and Castle Rock shall have sole authority to terminate the use of the feed by any user at their discretion for any reason and without notice or limitation.
    • the Iowa DOT and/or Castle Rock may impose or adjust a limit on the number of transactions private access users may send or receive through the site, at either’s sole discretion.

    Choice of Law

    • These Terms and Conditions Shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Iowa.  By using this service, you expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or related to these Terms and Conditions, or your use of the CARS-Hub service, shall be the state or Federal court of the state of Iowa.


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