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Information you provide to us

The City of Poulsbo does not keep any personal information about you or your visit to our Internet site unless you have specifically supplied it to us. For instance, if you may have supplied us with information as part of a request for information or for purposes of registering or obtaining a license or permit online. Similarly you may have sent us an email or left us a message in some other electronic format. Any form of electronic communication will be treated in the same way as written forms of communication, and in many instances it will be considered public information available to the public upon request. To the extent allowed by law, the City will make reasonable attempts to protect personal financial information from disclosure.

Other information about your visit to our site

Occasionally the City may have a survey on the web site that only allows a visitor to vote only once. In order to keep track of whether you have voted, a cookie (a simple text file) will be created and stored on your computer. This cookie is created on your computer by voting on the survey. It will not contain personally identifying information and will not compromise your privacy or security. The only information that is contained is the name of the survey and how you voted. This cookie will remain on your computer for the duration of the survey. The cookie has an expiration date. When that date occurs it will be deleted from your computer. This privacy policy does not apply to web sites operated by third parties that you may access through a link from our web Site.

Information Disclaimer

The City of Poulsbo has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information provided in this web site. However, due to the possibility of unauthorized access to this site, data transmission errors, changes to source material made since the last update to the site, or other human or mechanical errors, the information contained on this web site should not be deemed reliable for legal purposes. Please contact the City Clerk at (360) 779-3901 to verify the accuracy of the information.

Copyright Statement

Unless a copyright is indicated, information on the City of Poulsbo web site is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published or otherwise used with the City of Poulsbo permission. We request only that the City of Poulsbo be cited as the source of the information and that any photo credits, graphics or byline be similarly credited to the photographer, author or the City of Poulsbo, as appropriate.

Policy on City Website Links

The purpose of the City of Poulsbo’s web site is to provide information about the City’s government, services, and attractions. The City’s web site may provide links to web sites outside the City’s web site that also serve this purpose. The City is not responsible for and does not endorse the information on any linked web site unless the City’s web site states otherwise. The following criteria will be used to decide whether to grant requests for the City’s web site links. If a particular request does not fit any of the following criteria, the City Council will decide whether to approve the request. The City Council will approve the requested web site link if it serves the general purpose of the City’s web site.

The City’s web site may, with proper authorization and approvals, provide links to web sites for:

  • Governmental and educational institutions
  • Organizations with some relationship to the City (including but not limited to: organizations contracting with the City organizations sponsoring City activities or programs, and organizations participating in the City’s activities or programs)
  • Generally recognized community organizations
  • Organizations providing information about art, cultural, and sporting activities
    in the City’s area
  • Organizations providing information about employment opportunities in the City’s area
  • Organizations providing information about tourist attractions in the City’s area

The City of Poulsbo’s web site will not provide links to web sites for:

  • Candidates for local, state, or federal offices
  • Political organizations or other organizations advocating a position on a local,
    state, or federal issue
  • Corporate or other for-profit organizations unless they fit any of the criteria stated above
  • Individual or personal home pages

Refund Policy

Regarding your account with the City Poulsbo, if all charges and assessments have been paid and as a result your account has a credit balance, a refund for the credit amount on your account will be refunded. Any discrepancies or questions regarding charges on your utility account should be directed to:

City of Poulsbo
200 NE Moe Street
Poulsbo, WA 98370

Or call
City of Poulsbo at (360) 779-3901.