City of Galena

Linking Policy

Criteria for Linking from the City of Galena Website

The City of Galena, Illinois has adopted a policy on links from the City's website. The City of Galena limits links to those sites that promote the economic welfare, tourism, and industry of the city, as well as links to government and educational institutions.

The City will not permit an electronic link from its website except upon the following conditions, and only after written application to the City is approved by the City Administrator based upon information in the application showing that the applicant meets at least one of the following criteria:
  • The State of Illinois or the federal government or an agency thereof
  • An educational institution in the State of Illinois funded with public funds
  • A not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Illinois which promotes the economic welfare, tourism and industry of the City of Galena
  • A commission or agency funded in whole or in part by the City of Galena, Illinois
  • A party that has an established partnership with the City of Galena and which promotes the economic welfare, tourism and industry of the City

Placement of the link is at the sole discretion of the City of Galena.

Liability and Endorsement

Links to many websites are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by the City of Galena or any organization affiliated with the City of Galena, and the City of Galena 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.  Reference at those websites to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by the City of Galena.

Links to websites may be terminated if the City of Galena determines in its sole discretion that the linking party ceases to meet the criteria as outlined in this policy.

For More Information

For additional information, contact:
City Administrator
City of Galena
101 Green Street
Galena, Illinois 61036
P  815.777.1050
F  815.777.3083


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