Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

Website Disclaimer Policy -
The City of Shawnee provides this website as a public service and makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided. However, due to the possibility of unauthorized modification of the data, technical difficulties, HTML browser incompatibilities, changes made since the last update to the website or other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond the City's control, the City does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Questions about the accuracy of specific information can be directed to
webteam@cityofshawnee.org.

Website Linking Policy -
The information posted on the City of Shawnee website includes hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. The City of Shawnee provides these links and pointers solely for our users' information and convenience. The inclusion of links on this website should not be construed as an endorsement by the City of Shawnee of those links or their contents. When users select a link to an outside website, they are leaving the City of Shawnee site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.

The City of Shawnee specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages that may result from providing the website or the information it contains, including any websites maintained by third parties and linked to or from the City of Shawnee website. We make no effort to independently verify, nor do we exert editorial control over information or services provided on pages outside the cityofshawnee.org domain. Any mention of vendors, products, or services is for informational purposes only.

Website Privacy Policy -
When you visit the City of Shawnee website, we use automated tools to log information about each visit. We process this information in the aggregate to determine site performance issues, such as popular pages, most frequently downloaded forms, and other site performance characteristics. This information does not identify you personally. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

The City of Shawnee does not sell or publish any of our visitors' personal or private information. We do not reveal specific information about subscribers or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by law. We restrict employee access to any personal information except where necessary to perform required duties.

Web Traffic Logs -
To better serve our website visitors, we collect information stored in logs such as Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, operating systems, the date and time of the visit, and the pages a visitor linked to during a visit to our site. We do not associate any of this information with any individual or distribute this information in any way. The information is used internally and only to improve our site.


Refund/Return Policy -
Refunds and returns are handled by individual departments. Department Refund/Return Policies vary based on the service, product or event purchased. For information about Refunds or Returns, please contact the department providing the product, service or event.

Website Security Policy -
We attempt to ensure that the City of Shawnee website remains available to all users by employing software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

E-Subscribe Privacy Statement -
By agreeing to use this service, you are granting the City of Shawnee permission to send you periodic e-mails only about the topics for which you have subscribed.

The City of Shawnee is concerned about its subscribers' privacy and the confidentiality of their personal information. We only collect the data necessary to provide the information you request. This information is used only to ensure that e-mail messages you receive are valuable and relevant.

The City of Shawnee does not sell or rent mailing lists of its subscribers to any organization. PLEASE NOTE: The City may be required to provide e-mail lists to third parties if the information is requested under the Kansas Open Records Law.

Photo Policy -
On occasion, City staff or independent photographers hired by the City, may take photographs or videos of participants in our programs, parks, and special events. Please be aware that these photographs or videos are for the department’s potential use in future brochures, pamphlets, social media, and website. If you object to having photos of you or your family used for future City publication, you should notify the photographer at the time the photo is taken.

Website Accessibility Policy -
The City is committed to providing access to our web pages for individuals with disabilities. Questions or concerns about the City’s web page should be directed to the City’s designated ADA Coordinator, Vicki Charlesworth at (913) 742-6242 or to
vcharlesworth@cityofshawnee.org.

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