Website Linking Policy

Website Linking Policy

The City of St. John’s provides links to many websites that are not controlled, maintained or regulated by the City of St. John’s or any organization affiliated with the City of St. John’s, and as such is not responsible for the content of those websites. Use of information obtained from those websites is voluntary and reliance on that information should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy. References at those websites to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the City of St. John’s.

This website may contain hypertext links to external websites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations other than the City of St. John’s. These hypertext links may be created by the City of St. John’s if it determines that establishing the external link will be consistent with assisting or furthering the purpose of this website, which is to significantly and diligently promote public service to citizens and businesses by:

  • Expanding business and citizen access to municipal government services and municipal government information;
  • Offering an easy and convenient process for these groups to conduct online transactions with the City of St. John’s;
  • Accelerating the development and delivery of an increased volume of quality, online municipal government services;
  • Improving the level of customer service from the City of St. John’s;
  • Extending electronic services to citizens of the City of St. John’s.

In addition, hypertext links may be created by the City of St. John’s for informational purposes where the linked external website will provide useful and valuable information to visitors to this website, or where the linked external website is required or authorized by law.

The City of St. John’s, in its sole discretion, will determine whether the external website meets the purpose of this website or for the specified informational purposes. The inclusion of a hypertext link to an external website is not intended as an endorsement of any product or service offered or referenced on the linked website, the organizations sponsoring said website, or any views that might be expressed or referenced in the website. Hypertext links to external websites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the City of St. John’s, at any time without notice.

In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of a linked external website, please contact the organization responsible for the linked external website. The City of St. John’s does not control, nor is it responsible for, any linked external websites, pages, or content.