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Terms & Conditions of Use

The City of Oak Creek website was created and is maintained by the City of Oak Creek, Wisconsin to encourage public knowledge and make information easily accessible to the general public. This information is to be used for reference purposes only. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the information provided, its use, or its interpretation. The City of Oak Creek does not guarantee the accuracy of the material contained herein and is not responsible for any misuse or misrepresentation of this information or its derivatives. The user expressly agrees that the use of the City web site is at the user's sole risk. The City does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free.

City staff provide information for the City of Oak Creek website. While we try to keep it accurate and up-to-date, we cannot guarantee that it always will be entirely current. Please feel free to notify the webmaster of any errors that come to your attention as you use this Web site.

Reference on the City of Oak Creek website to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement or, recommendation of the same, by or favoring by the City of Oak Creek.

Linking Policy

Links from the City of Oak Creek Website

The purpose of the City of Oak Creek’s website is to provide citizens, businesses and visitors a wide range of information about the City.  As part of this public purpose, the website includes links to outside websites compatible with this goal. The City has no control over the format, content, or accuracy of any information found on any website not a part of City’s website (specifically, any website not a part of the domains “oakcreekwi.org”, “ocwi.org”, or "visitoakcreek.com").  The City is not responsible for, does not endorse, and cannot assure the accuracy of information on outside websites. 

The following criteria will be used in considering requests for links from the City of Oak Creek’s website.  If a particular request is not granted, the requester may ask the Common Council to decide whether to approve the request. The Council will review the merits of the requested link, keeping in mind the following criteria, to determine whether it serves the overall purpose of the City’s website.

The City reserves the right to determine how and where external links will appear on its website; i.e. what page the link appears on and where the link is placed on the page.

    The City’s website may provide links to websites for:

  • Governmental and educational institutions
  • Organizations funded or created by the City of Oak Creek
  • Nonprofit neighborhood associations within the City of Oak Creek
  • Non-partisan websites that encourage the informed and active participation of Oak Creek residents in government
  • Organizations providing the public with information or access to the arts, humanities, culture or education
  • Nonprofit organizations providing employment, health and other services to Oak Creek residents
  • Non-profit Oak Creek business development organizations
  • Web guides providing information about Oak Creek hotels, restaurants, retail stores and similar businesses
  • Local and regional media websites
  • Organizations partnering with the City of Oak Creek to meet the City’s strategic or operational goals 

 The City's website will not provide links to web sites for:

  • Candidates for local, state or federal offices
  • Political organizations or other organizations advocating a position on a local, state or federal issue
  • Corporate or other for-profit organizations unless they fit any of the criteria stated above Individual or personal home pages

Linking to the City of Oak Creek Website

Links to the City's website are permissible, and are in fact encouraged. However, we do ask that, in most cases, links point to the home page (https://www.oakcreekwi.org) rather than to any specific internal page, as those links may change from time to time.

Privacy

The City of Oak Creek is committed to protecting online users' privacy. The purpose of our policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather when you visit our site and how we use that information.

We automatically collect electronically generated information about your visit to our site, such as the date, type of browser used, and technical Internet protocol data. We collect this information about each user session from our user logs, and refer to it in summary form for identifying trends. Our goal in using this type of information is to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. We collect search terms used on our site and use that information to improve our site navigation and content to make the site more useful to visitors.

Disclaimer

Although the data found on the City's website has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. The information published on this website could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The City of Oak Creek makes no representation about the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the information contained in the materials published on this website for any purpose. All such information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. 

Materials and data available on this website may change without notice. Resources that are currently free and publicly available may require a fee or restricted access at later times, and the location of items may change as menus, documents, and files are reorganized. The user expressly agrees that use and reliance upon the City's website is at the user's sole risk. 

In no event shall the City of Oak Creek be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages or damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in action for contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of software, documents, provision of or failure to provide services, or information available from this website.

Non Discrimination Statement

The City of Oak Creek does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, age, marital or veterans' status, sex, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its services, programs or activities.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement

Upon reasonable notice the City of Oak Creek will furnish appropriate auxiliary aids (including assistive listening devices) and services when necessary to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in and to enjoy the benefits of a service, program or activity provided by the City. Additional information can be found on our Americans With Disabilities (ADA) Notice.

Limited English Proficiency Statement

It is the policy of the City of Oak Creek to provide language access services to populations of persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) who are eligible to be served or likely to be directly affected by our programs. Such services will be focused on providing meaningful access to our programs, services or benefits.