Linking Policy

Linking Policy

The City of St. John’s provides links to many Web sites 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 Web sites. Use of information obtained from those Web sites is voluntary, and reliance on that information should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy. Reference at those Web sites 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 Web site may contain hypertext links to external Web sites 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 Web site, 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 Web site will provide useful and valuable information to visitors to this Web site, or where the linked external Web site is required or authorized by law.

The City of St. John’s, in its sole discretion, will determine whether the external Web site meets the purpose of this Web site or for the specified informational purposes. The inclusion of a hypertext link to an external Web site is not intended as an endorsement of any product or service offered or referenced on the linked Web site, the organizations sponsoring said Web site, or any views that might be expressed or referenced in the Web site. Hypertext links to external Web sites 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 Web site, please contact the organization responsible for the linked external Web site. The City of St. John’s does not control, nor is it responsible for, any linked external Web sites, pages, or content.