Policies

Website Policies
Disclaimer Policy
The City of Allen maintains this website for access to city information. Continual changes are made to this website, and therefore, the information is subject to change, removal or relocation without notice. It is the city's goal to keep the most current and accurate information available to the public on this site. However, varying events can occur that could effect the timeliness of the information and accuracy of the content.

The City of Allen does not warrant or make representations or endorsements as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links and other items contained on this website or any other website. Such materials have been compiled from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice from the City of Allen. The City of Allen, as well as its officer, directors and employees, will not be liable for damages of any kind rising from the use of this website, regardless of the cause.

Public Forum Issues
The city's website and the selection of external sites contained within the website are not intended to serve as a forum for free discussion. The city's website is not maintained as a public forum.

Advertising
The City of Allen website does not contain advertising for the purpose of commercial gain and will not accept requests for such. Some external links may contain commercial advertising. However, such links do not imply the city's responsibility for or endorsement of such advertising.

Except to the extent required by law, communications made through email and message systems shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of Allen or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents or representatives relating to any existing or potential claim against the city where notice to the city is required by any federal, state or local laws rules or regulations.

The City of Allen's website is maintained by the city's Public and Media Relations Office, in conjunction with the Information Technology Department.

Social Media Policy


The City of Allen maintains social media sites/pages to provide information and promote City of Allen programs, services, policies and objectives. It is the City’s goal to keep the most current and accurate information available to the public on these sites, however, varying events can occur that could affect the timeliness of the information and the accuracy of the content.

Official City of Allen social media sites are not a public forum and comments posted on these sites by “friends,” “fans”, or “followers”, will be monitored. The City reserves the right to remove inappropriate comments including those that have obscene language, sexual content, threaten or defame any person or organization, personal attacks, violate the legal ownership interest of another party, promote commercial services or products or are not related to the topic being discussed. All content of these sites and all comments submitted to this page and its list of “fans’ are public and subject to disclosure pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act.

These sites/pages may contain links to other Internet sites and resources as a convenience to the viewer. Linked sites/pages are not under the control of, nor maintained by, the City of Allen and the City is not responsible for the content of these sites. In addition, the inclusion of a linked site/page does not constitute an endorsement or promotion by the City of Allen.