Story County, Iowa has adopted a policy on links from the County's website at www.storycountyiowa.gov. Story County limits links only to those sites that promote the economic welfare, tourism, and industry of Story County, as well as links to government and educational institutions.
Story County will not permit an electronic link from the County's website except upon the following conditions, and only after written submittal of the Website Link Request -Story County, Iowa to Story County is approved by the County Outreach and Special Projects Manager. Such approval shall be based upon information in the Website Link Request - Story County, Iowa showing that the applicant meets at least one of the following criteria:
- The State of Iowa or the federal government or an agency thereof;
- An educational institution in the State of Iowa funded with public funds;
- A not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Iowa which promotes the economic welfare, environmental welfare, tourism and/or industry of Story County, Iowa;
- A commission or agency funded in whole or in part by the Story County, Iowa;
- A party that has an established partnership with Story County and which promotes the economic welfare, environmental welfare, tourism and/or industry of the County.
- Emergency management issues.
Placement of the link is at the sole discretion of Story County.
Those website for which links have been approved and placed on the Story County website are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by County or any organization affiliated with County, and Story County is not responsible for the content of those websites. 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 or recommendation by Story County.
Links to web sites may be terminated if Story County determines in its sole discretion that the linking party ceases to meet the criteria as outlined in this policy.Website Linking Request Form