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Website disclaimers and social media policies

Purpose of this site

The purpose of this website is to provide the public with convenient and efficient access to information about City of Bloomington activities, programs and services.

General disclaimer

The City of Bloomington has made every effort to insure the accuracy of the information provided on its website. However, due to the possibility of unauthorized modification of the data, transmission errors, HTML browser incompatibilities, human error, changes made since the last update to the website or other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond the City's control, the City does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided on its website and is not liable for reliance on this information. Please contact the City of Bloomington at 952-563-8700 to verify the accuracy of the data.

Links disclaimer

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 websites that are not owned, regularly reviewed or controlled by the City. It is the policy of the City to limit these links to nonprofit, government or for-profit websites that support the City's revenues or 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 Bloomington 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 provided 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, downloading or storing such materials rests entirely with the user.

Privacy statement

All City computer systems are subject to monitoring at all times to assure proper functioning of the systems, to provide security for the computer system's operation and the information contained therein, to prevent unauthorized use, and to deter and investigate violations of law. There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the use of this public computer system. If you send the City email that contains personally identifiable information, it will use the information to respond to you. The City may also forward that email to another government agency. Certain email may constitute a public record and be subject to disclosure under state law. When you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Notices to the City

Communication made through email 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.

Jurisdiction

The materials provided on this site are intended for public use on computer systems located primarily within the City of Bloomington, Minnesota, and for the benefit of visitors to this city. Any person choosing to use this Web site 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.

ADA access

The City of Bloomington complies with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and 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, accommodation will be provided to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in all City of Bloomington services, programs, and activities.  The City has designated coordinators to facilitate compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and to coordinate compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as mandated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations. For information, contact the Human Services Division, City of Bloomington, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431-3027; 952-563-8700 (TTY ONLY: 952-563-8740).

Upon request, this information can be available in Braille, large print, audio tape and/or electronic format.

Accessibility statement

Social media and related policies