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Welcome to the Santa Barbara County Property Tax Payment System Web site. The county of Santa Barbara provides this service to you subject to the following terms and conditions.

If you visit or use this Web site, you accept these terms and conditions.

Please read them carefully. In order to use the services offered on this Web site, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device.

Processing Online Property Tax Payments: This service is available to adults who utilize a credit or debit card. If you are under 18 years old, you may use this Web site only with involvement of a parent or guardian. The Santa Barbara County reserves the right to refuse service, terminate or suspend accounts or service or cancel transactions at any time in its sole discretion.

License and Site Access: Santa Barbara County grants you a non-exclusive limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of Santa Barbara County. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Santa Barbara County. You may not make available in any manner software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of this Web site or any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment of Santa Barbara County or the visitors to this Web site. You may not interfere with or disrupt the services of Santa Barbara County or the servers or networks connected to these services. You may not collect or store personal data about other users of this Web site. Any unauthorized use or attempts to use this Web site in an unauthorized manner terminates the permission or license granted by Santa Barbara County hereby.

Privacy: If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information (including your account number and password, if you have completed the site's registration process) and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. When registering to use this site, making a payment or contacting Santa Barbara County through this site, you agree to provide accurate and complete information about yourself and your payment obligation(s) and, in the case of registration, to keep this information current and complete.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: This site is provided by Santa Barbara County on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Santa Barbara County makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, products or services included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your own risk. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Santa Barbara County disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Santa Barbara Countydoes not warrant that this site, its services or E-mail sent from Santa Barbara County are free of viruses or other harmful components. Santa Barbara County (as well as, its employees and affiliates) will not be liable for any damages for an kind arising from the use of this site, any credit card company's non-authorization of a tax-payer's credit card payment, any government entity's non-acceptance of a payment from a party using this site or for disruption in service on this site, regardless of the cause, including (without limitation) direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. Santa Barbara County assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, missdelivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.

Applicable Law: By visiting this Web site, you agree that the laws of the state of California, without regard to its principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Santa Barbara County.

Other Legal Terms and Conditions: Completion of a payment transaction is contingent upon both the authorization of payment by the applicable card company and acceptance of your payment or the Santa Barbara County. In the event that your credit or debit card payment is unable to be processed, Santa Barbara County will attempt to notify you at least once using the contact information you have provided. In the event your payment is not processed or authorized by your card company or the Santa Barbara County, your payment liability shall remain outstanding and unpaid and you will be subject to penalties, late fees and interest charges assessed by the relevant entity thereon, all of which obligations remain your sole responsibility.

Santa Barbara County reserves the right to make changes to this Web site (including, without limitation, discontinuing this Web site or the services offered on this site) and these Terms of Use at any time, with or without notice. If any of these terms and conditions shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that term or condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining term or condition.

Santa Barbara County requests that you not use any of the information on this site, including without limitation the e-mail addresses that are posted here, to transmit, distribute or facilitate the distribution of unsolicited bulk e-mail or other such advertisements or solicitations to Santa Barbara County or any of its employees or agents, and any such use of the information on this site is a violation of the terms of use of this site.

Santa Barbara County's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and Santa Barbara County shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law principles. With respect to any disputes or matters arising out of this Web site or use of the site, you and Santa Barbara County each agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located within the county of Santa Barbara in the State of California.