Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Introduction

The website of the City of Fridley Minnesota is governed and construed by the laws of the State of Minnesota, including the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. The purpose of our policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather when you visit our website, how we may use that information, and whether we disclose it to anyone. The following is the Privacy Policy & Disclaimer for the City of Fridley website (all pages under the domain ci.fridley.mn.us or fridleymn.gov) and all web sites providing contracted services to the City of Fridley.

Terms of Use

By visiting the City of Fridley website, you agree that you will not use the website for any unlawful activity, or use it in a way that would violate the following terms and conditions. Any use of the website shall comply with all City of Fridley, Minnesota and State of Minnesota laws and regulations as well as with all federal laws and regulations.

Privacy Policy

Public Information

The City of Fridley is subject to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, which covers "all data collected, created, received, maintained, or disseminated" by a covered governmental entity "regardless of physical form, storage media, or conditions of use."  The information accessible on the City of Fridley website is considered public information and therefore accessible to the public.

Collection of Information

No personally identifiable information is collected when you simply browse this web site or download information from it. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit: The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our website; the type of browser and operating system used to access our site; the date and time you access our site; the pages you visit; and if you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website. Also, if you query an online database or application, we may record the query parameters you enter. We use this information to help us make our website more useful.

If you participate in a survey, submit a request for information, or send an e-mail, the information you volunteer will be collected. If you request services available through this website, you may be required to furnish additional information necessary to provide the service you request or as required by law. The additional information collected will be no more specific than if you were requesting the service by any other means, including by mail, telephone, or in-person.

If the information being collected is defined as "private" or "confidential" under the terms of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, you will receive the appropriate, legal notification. All other information collected through the City of Fridley website is defined as "public" under the terms of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act and may be disclosed upon request.

Disclaimer

Information on Other Web Sites

This website may provide links to external websites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and/or private businesses. This Privacy Policy & Disclaimer applies only to the City of Fridley website and websites providing contracted services to City of Fridley. When you follow a link to any other website, you are subject to the privacy policy and disclaimer of that website and we encourage you to examine the privacy policy and disclaimer of that website.

Although links to external websites may be provided for user convenience, the City of Fridley does not in any way warrant information, nor endorse any content, viewpoints, products, or services on external websites, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of information on other websites.

Interested parties may wish to review the City of Fridley Website Link Policy.

Owners of other sites to which the City of Fridley site links may request that these links be removed by emailing the request to the webmaster.

Information on the City of Fridley Web Site

Due to the possibility of human error, unauthorized changes to electronic data, the number of sources from which information for this web site was obtained, problems with the transmission of content, browser incompatibilities, and other aspects of internet transmission beyond the control of City staff, information contained on this site should not be considered suitable for legal purposes. The City of Fridley does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through this web site.

The City of Fridley web site contains many photographs of public and non-public events. Some of these images may include identifiable persons. The City wishes to respect the privacy of its citizens and may remove or alter, at its discretion, any such photos if requested to do so by such a person or, in the case of minors, by the person's parent or guardian. Any such requests should be sent to the webmaster for consideration.

The City of Fridley believes all maps, documents and other data available to the public on the City of Fridley website to be classified as public records under Minnesota Data Practices statutes.

Maps and documents made available to the public by the City are not legally recorded maps nor surveys and are not intended to be used for navigational, tracking or any other purpose requiring exacting measurement of distance or direction or precision in the depiction of geographic features. Maps are created as part of a Geographic Information System (GIS) that compiles records, information, and data from various city, county, state and federal sources, any of which may contain errors. In addition, maps and documents prepared by the GIS for this web site, may not be reliable due to differences in databases or computer programs, as well as the possibility of human error, unauthorized changes to the data, problems with the transmission of data, browser incompatibilities, or other aspects of internet transmission beyond the control of City staff

The data and information contained in or attached to any part of the City of Fridley website are not official documents or transactions of the City of Fridley. The City of Fridley, its officials, employees, affiliates, agents and licensors, shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss, injury or personal injury resulting directly or indirectly from use of the City of Fridley website, caused in whole or in part by its negligence or contingencies beyond its control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering any information through the City of Fridley website. In no event will City of Fridley or its officials, employees, affiliates, agents or licensors, be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information. Neither the City of Fridley, nor its officials, employees, affiliates, agents or licensors shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages, including, without limitation, consequential, special, incidental, indirect, or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. You agree that the liability of the City of Fridley and its officials, employees, affiliates, agents and licensors, if any, arising out of any kinds of legal claim (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) in any way connected with the City of Fridley website and information in the City of Fridley website shall not exceed the amount you paid to City of Fridley for the use of the City of Fridley website.

You are responsible for all statements made and acts or omissions that occur while you are using the City of Fridley website.

The City of Fridley may discontinue or change the City of Fridley website or its availability to you at any time. This agreement is personal to you, and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. If any provision of this agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This agreement, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Minnesota, as if the agreement was a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of Minnesota.

By the use of the City of Fridley website, you agree that you have read and understand this agreement and agree to be bound by all of the terms. 

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy and disclaimer, or about the website in general, or if you have a technical problem with viewing the information on the website, you may contact the City of Fridley website coordinator at the webmaster. The site coordinator can help resolve problems related to the City of Fridley web server, but cannot help with problems related to your computer or network connection.

City of Fridley offices are located at:

City of Fridley
6431 University Ave.
Fridley, MN 55432
Phone: (763)571-3450