Website Policy

The City of Elko New Market web site is intended to support the municipal government functions and to provide convenient and efficient access to information about the City of Elko New Market, its services, and the community.  Efforts are made to ensure the information presented is complete and accurate.

Mission


LOCAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION - As the official site for the City of Elko New Market, our mission is to offer municipal government information not available through other local web sites. We aim to provide our visitors with information about Elko New Market's government, the services it provides, the regulations it enforces, and the laws or projects it proposes. This site's purpose is to provide information from the City of Elko New Market; it is not intended to be a public forum or community news site.

Policies & Legalities


ACCESSIBILITY POLICY - If you use assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, a screen reader, or TTY) and the format of any material on this website interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us.

To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate:

  • The nature of your accessibility problem;
  • The preferred format in which to receive the material;
  • The web address of the requested material; and
  • Your contact information.


Users who need accessibility assistance can also contact us by phone through the telecommunications relay service.

Please contact the City Offices at (952)461-2777 or e-mail the City Clerk at info@ci.enm.mn.us.

The City of Elko New Market is in the process of assessing the accessibility of our website and electronically available documents to establish a plan to comply with and follow best practices set forth in website accessibility standards under Section 508 of the Workforce Rehabilitation Act as well as WCAG 2.0 A and AA.


ADVERTISING
- This web site does not solicit or accept advertising.  

CONTENT POLICY - In keeping with our mission, postings are not accepted from commercial enterprises, religious entities, individuals, or other non-government entities. This site does not accept postings from political candidates, political parties or organizations seeking to support or defeat any candidate for elective office, or any site advocating a position on a particular issue. The interests of these entities are served by their own web sites and local newspaper sites.  

LINK POLICY - The links provided in this web site are intended to support the municipal government mission of this web site. Our web site offers links – when directly related to information presented within this site to other government and quasi-government entities as well as local utilities necessary for Elko New Market residents. Links may also be provided to non-profit agencies or organizations that receive funds from the City of Elko New Market, provide a service directed by the City of Elko New Market, or are in an active partnership with the City of Elko New Market.

In keeping with our government purpose, this site does not offer links to commercial enterprises, religious entities, organizations that do not meet the above criteria, or individual or personal web sites. It is our belief that the private sector and/or personal web sites can support their interests.

To ensure a fair and impartial election process and avoid the endorsement of political content, this site does not link to candidate web sites, any political party or organization seeking to support or defeat any candidate for elective office, or any site advocating a position on a particular issue. It is our belief that the private sector and/or personal web sites can support their interests.

The City of Elko New Market may, at any time, remove a link, should it be found to contain defamatory, offensive inaccurate or illegal material.

City Codifier:

  • Governmental quasi-govermental, and educational institutions servicing Elko New Market
  • Utility companies servicing Elko New Market
  • Legal newspaper for the City of Elko New Market
  • Non-Profit organizations that contract with the City, sponsor City activities or Programs, participate in City activities or programs, or which are in active Partnership with the City
  • Non-profit organizations to which the City regularly refers members of the Public for services and/or support
  • Consultants websites


The City website will not link to:

  • Candidates site or sites advocating a position on City or other ballot issues
  • Commercial sites
  • Individual homes pages
  • National sites
  • Religious entities
  • Other sites that do not meet the above criteria


All requests for links from the City of Elko New Market website are subject to review and approval by the City Administrator. Appeals of the City Administrator's decision may be made in writing to the Elko New Market City Council, 601 Main Street, P.O. 99, Elko New Market, MN 55020 or E-mail info@ci.enm.mn.us.

LINK DISCLAIMER - The links provided by the City of Elko New Market website are intended to provide a wide range of information to the public.  The City of Elko New Market is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and the risk of injury from the forgoing rests entirely with the user.  The provision of links from the City of Elko New Market on the World Wide Web to other sites does not constitute an endorsement of those links by the City of Elko New Market.

TRADEMARK - All art, banners, buttons and graphics are original and are a trademark of the City of Elko New Market. Duplication of art, banners and buttons is prohibited. For information or use permission, contact info@ci.enm.mn.us.

Reuse or republishing of the text in this web site is allowed. If republishing materials from this web site, this web site should be credited as the source and the utmost care should be taken to ensure accuracy.

WEB POLICY DISCLAIMER
- The City of Elko New Market reserves the right to change this statement at any time by posting revisions here.

Privacy & Security


SECURITY - For security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, our web site uses software programs to monitor and measure network traffic as well as identify illegal or unauthorized use (attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage). Attempts to obtain unauthorized access or cause intentional damage or disruption may result in prosecution.The City of Elko New Market is not responsible for the security policies of other web sites linked to this site.  

The City of Elko New Market is not responsible for the security policies of other web sites linked to this site.

PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION - The City of Elko New Market web site does not store personal information about you or your visit to our site unless you voluntarily provide us with this information when sending us an e­mail inquire or registering for a program offered. (We must retain that information in order to enroll you in the activity you requested or reply to your e-mail, We use this information to carry out our duties in the same way we would with written communications)  

We do not sell, rent or lease this personal information to third parties. However, we may share this information with the person or organization relevant to your inquiry or request for service.

Like most Internet sites, our site records your visit in a log file. This log file does not contain any personal information. The log file is stored and used only to track general information concerning site visitors. This information may include the total number of visitors, most requested pages and whether errors occurred during your visit. This information is used to improve our web site and your future visits.

Any on-line surveys in the web site are anonymous.  These surveys are used only to improve this web site and better serve our community.  Although demographic information is sometimes collected, we do not ask for any personal identifying information.

Some of our application, order, feedback and course registration forms ask for contact information (name, e-mail address, phone number, etc.) demographic information (gender, address, etc.) and financial information (credit card or social security numbers.)  This information is used to process payments or job applications, answer a question or respond to a request.

The City of Elko New Market is not responsible for the privacy policies of other web sites linked to this site.

E-MAIL PRIVACY - Due to the technology, e-mail users should have no privacy expectations regarding the transmission of e-mail messages.  The City of Elko New Market is not responsible for inadvertent errors in sending or receiving e-mail messages or the capture of e-mail messages during transmission.

DATA PRACTICES ACT - The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statute, Chapter 13) classifies data and provides the legal basis for determining how data and information are managed and distributed by government entities such as the City of Elko New Market.  The Data Practices Act prescribes that data is public - available to anyone who requests it - unless classified otherwise.  Public data is available to anyone who requests it.  Private data is available only to the data subject, person(s) authorized by the data subject, and City staff whose job requires access to the data.

For information about the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, click on https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/part/DATA+PRACTICES.

Content & Design


CONTENT DISCLAIMER - The content in this web site is intended for the general public. Efforts are made to ensure that the information presented is complete and accurate. As laws or policies change, our site will be updated. Updates, additions or corrections may have been made to a web page since the last time you viewed it. Nonetheless, mistakes and technical problems can and do happen. Therefore, you are advised to confirm information such as meeting times, event date, etc. If you believe there is an error in this site, please contact info@ci.enm.mn.us.

The City of Elko New Market is not responsible for errors made by other entities when republishing material from this site.