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 which promote Story County government, as well as links to other government and educational institutions.
Story County only permits electronic links from the County's website when meeting 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, the Federal Government or other local government agencies 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 welfare, environmental welfare, and/or tourism 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 welfare, environmental welfare, tourism and/or industry of the County.
- Emergency management issues.
- Other links may be considered by the Board of Supervisors upon official request.
Placement of the link is at the sole discretion of Story County.
Those websites for which links have been approved and placed on the Story County website are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by the County or any organization affiliated with the County, and Story County 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 Story County.
Links to websites 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