City of Redwood Falls Website Policies
DISCLAIMERS/LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
The information and services included in or available through the City of Redwood Falls’ website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein.
The City of Redwood Falls does not represent or warrant that the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.
The City of Redwood Falls makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, or accuracy of the website for any purpose. The website and information contained herein are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. The City of Redwood Falls hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the service, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
The purpose of the City of Redwood Falls' website is to provide the public with convenient and efficient access to information about Redwood Falls agencies, programs and services. In order to provide the user with information about cultural, educational and recreational activities in the City, the City's website may contain links to other web or computer sites that are not owned, regularly reviewed, or controlled by the City. It is the policy of the City to limit these links to non-profit and government websites that provide information relevant to the functions and services provided by the City. The City's website does not provide direct links to external sites that are strictly commercial, political, or religious in nature. The City's website is not intended to function as a public forum. The provision of these links should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of these external websites, their content, or their hosts. The City specifically disavows legal responsibility for what a user may find on another site, or for the personal opinions of individuals posted on any site, whether or not operated by the City. The views and opinions of the authors of documents published on or linked to the City's website do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion, policy or position of the City.
The City of Redwood Falls is not responsible for the content, quality, accuracy, or completeness of any off-site materials referenced or linked through the City's website. By using the City's website, the user acknowledges and accepts that the City is not responsible for any materials stored on other websites, nor is it liable for any inaccurate, defamatory, offensive or illegal materials found on other websites, and that the risk of injury or damage from viewing, hearing, down-loading or storing such materials rests entirely with the user.
The protection of individual privacy is a concern to the City of Redwood Falls, and is governed by Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13, (Government Data Practices Act). The City has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy.
Information you provide to us
The City of Redwood Falls does not keep any personal information about you or your visit to our website unless you have specifically supplied it to us. For instance, you may have supplied us with information as part of a request for information or for purposes of registering or obtaining a license or permit online. Similarly, you may have sent us an email or left us a message in some other electronic format. In cases where you have supplied us with information, including financial data, we will treat such information in accordance with the requirements of the Government Data Practices Act. This means that it will be treated in the same way as written forms of communication, and in many instances, it will be considered public information available to the public upon request. To the extent allowed by law, the city will make reasonable attempts to protect personal financial information from disclosure.
Other information about your visit to our site
Like most internet sites, our website reads some information from your computer that helps us analyze traffic patterns, perform routine maintenance, maintain site security, and to help you navigate through our site. Generally, the information we collect is temporary and when you leave the site this information is deleted from our system. The City leaves open the right to collect and maintain the following:
- total number of visitors to our site
- types of computer systems used to access our site
- web browser type and version
- date and time of access
- the website you visited prior to coming to this website
- information about possible system security threats
NOTICE TO THE CITY
Communication made through e-mail or any other computer messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents or representatives with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action.
The materials provided on this site are intended for public use on computer systems located primarily within the City of Redwood Falls, Minnesota and for the benefit of visitors to this city. Any person choosing to use this website or seeking access to information or materials on this system is agreeing to be subject to Minnesota jurisdiction. Any dispute arising therefrom shall be decided under the laws and in the courts of Minnesota.
The City of Redwood Falls is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its services, programs or activities. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be made to allow individuals with disabilities access to the communications regarding City services, programs or activities set forth on the City's website.
The City of Redwood Falls is committed to making the information on this website accessible to all users, regardless of disabilities and other special needs.
We welcome your comments on how to improve the site's accessibility for users with disabilities. If you use assistive technology and the format of any material on our website interferes with your ability to access the information, please contact the City for assistance. Indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the format in which you would prefer to receive the material, the web address of the material you'd like and information about how to contact you.
PDF FILES AND ACCESSIBILITY
Meeting minutes, forms, handouts and other documents are often in PDF format. This format provides the viewer with the original document's layout and content. PDF files can be viewed using a wide variety of computer systems and platforms.
When presenting information in a PDF file, we attempt to:
Clearly identify the document as a PDF file, offer information about its content and provide a link to the software needed to open the file.
Post text-based, searchable PDF documents. This is not always possible when presenting images in PDF format or information in languages other than English.
Adobe makes accessibility information and tools available on their website that allow conversion of PDF files to HTML or text. See the Adobe PDF Converter for more information.
You acknowledge content including, but not limited to, text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics, or other material contained in this website, may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. You may make a copy of this content for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available through the website, including code and software, with the exception of public documents such as agendas or meeting minutes.