The policy states that the City does not claim that the data is fit, complete, accurate, or timely for any particular purpose. The specifically say the are responsible for faults on the Open Data Portal or computer virus that occur from accessing the Open Data Portal
The city manager must issue an annual report to the City Council which details the number, quality, and description of all of the datasets posted to the Open Data Portal.
The data in the Open Data Portal must:
All datasets must have the following metadata attached to it.
The policy states the city should use machine-readable and open formats for the information it collects. It is also noted that departments should use non-proprietary, publicly available, and open formats.
The policy defines data as "Structured information"
Open Data is defined as, "Data made open and freely available to the public to be republished, manipulated, or used in any other way without restriction."