Acceptable Use Policy

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THIS POLICY COVERS THE RULES REGARDING USE OF THE CITY OF BLOOMINGTON WEBSITE. PLEASE READ THESE RULES CAREFULLY.

Using the City of Bloomington Website indicates your agreement with our WEBSITE RULES which contain important CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS. If you do not agree, please refrain from using this Website.

Individuals, organizations and businesses are free to use the City of Bloomington Website for any lawful purpose, except as limited by these Rules. The Website must not be used to solicit customers or sell products or services.

Users with "robots," "spiders," or other automated programs may visit the City of Bloomington Website, but are prohibited from resending or redirecting information without the prior written permission of the City of Bloomington.

We ask all Website users to use appropriate names and language in the name spaces, address spaces and other spaces (if any) provided on the Website. Users are forbidden from using false e-mail addresses.

This Website may contain material protected by law, including but not limited to copyrights and trademarks. All rights in such material are reserved to the City of Bloomington and those materials may not be reused in any way or copied in whole or part without prior written permission from the City of Bloomington.

No representations or warranties are made regarding the materials in or Operations of this website. In particular, the City of Bloomington makes no warranties concerning the integrity or fitness or a particular purpose of any information, either express or implied, and disclaims any warranties of non-infringement. The City of Bloomington shall not be liable for any damages of any kind that may result from the use of this website. Materials in and operations of this website are provided as-is and there is no warranty made that they will be free from errors or interruptions. Any liability of the City of Bloomington to users for any damages or losses of any kind shall not exceed the amount paid by the user, if any, for use of this website.

These rules represent the entire agreement between users and the City of Bloomington and may not be modified except by a signed written agreement. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois. If any provision of these rules shall be declared by a court to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

On certain occasions, the public has opportunities to share personal information online with the City in order to facilitate better correspondence and service. This information includes but is not limited to e-mail addresses, responses to surveys, registering for services and new services to be created. See the City of Bloomington’s Privacy Policy for complete details.

Using e-mail addresses provided at registration or otherwise, users are giving the City permission to periodically send out e-mail newsletters and promotional email to our users about web site updates, and product and service information offered by the City. Users may indicate that they do not wish to receive e-mail information from the City. Upon request, the City will remove users, and their information, from the City database or permit them to elect not to receive any further e-mail newsletters or contact.

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