Policies & Legal Information

Disclaimer of Warranty

No warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to this website or its links to other websites.  All information and data on this website is subject to change without notice.  Neither the Town nor its affiliates, employees or agents shall be liable for any loss or injury caused in whole or in part by use of this website or in reliance upon the information contained herein or linked hereto.  You understand and agree that any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this website is done at your own risk and discretion and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material.

Privacy Policy

Our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit the Ashby web site, unless you choose to make such information available to us.

If you choose to share personal information, such as sending a message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information, this information will be used soley to fulfill the request for which the information was submitted. However, the information or request may be considered a public record under the Public Records Law.

Links to Other Sites

Ashby provides links to other organizations through this site. External links are limited to those web sites that are deemed relevant to the mission and goals of the town government and its departments and are part of its ongoing efforts to improve service and provide greater opportunities for communication to its citizens. Examples are given for purposes of illustration only and not to provide an exclusive listing of acceptable or unacceptable web sites.

Acceptable Web sites:

  1.  Official local, state and federal government web sites and
    educational institutions. Generally, web sites with .gov or .edu domains .
  2. National, state and regional boards, authorities, commissions,
    councils and consortiums.
  3. Organizations that receive financial support from Ashby .
  4. Private or non-profit organizations which have either been
    officially recognized by the Ashby Board of Selectmen or
    North Middlesex Regional School Board which are directly related to services
    provided by or events sponsored by Ashby or the Regional School.
  5. Any commercial, individual or organization that supports a
    service, benefit or program of Ashby and meets the mission
    and goals of the town government and its departments. Examples:
    Chamber of Commerce, local newspapers, 
  6. Hyperlinks to technical resources that are necessary for viewing
    content on the town web site, subject to content and technical
    approval by the Webmaster. Examples: Adobe Reader,
    Word Viewer, Excel Viewer

Unacceptable Web sites:

  1. Web sites that are owned or managed by a political party,
    candidate or special interest group or are of a political nature that
    are associated with, sponsored by or serving a candidate for elected
    office, any political party or organization supporting or seeking to
    defeat any candidate for elective office or ballot proposal.
  2. Web sites that exhibit hate, bias, discrimination, pornography,
    libelous or otherwise defamatory content
  3. Web sites that contain false or misleading information
  4. Any commercial, individual or organizational web site that does not
    have a clearly established basis involving a service, benefit or
    program of Ashby  or does not meet the mission and goals of
    the town government and its departments.
  5. Web sites that infringe on any trademark, copyright, or patent
    rights of another

Linking to the Town of Ashby

Linking to the Ashby web site is permitted under limited conditions. If you link to this site, you may not portray any person or subject in a false or misleading light. You must also refrain from creating frames, or using other visual altering tools, around the pages. You may not imply that Ashby is endorsing your product or services.

To link to The Town of Ashby, use the web address www.ci.ashby.ma.us

Copyright

Copyright © 1999-2008 Town of Ashby. All rights reserved.

You may reproduce the information on this site soley for non-commercial purposes. You must include the copyright notice with any material reproduced. Software and code may be subject to copyright by third parties.

This site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. You should not assume that this site is error-free or that it will be suitable for the particular purpose which you have in mind when using it.

All information provided on this site is for the users information only. No claim is made as to the accuracy of this information. Although we try to keep the site current, time does not always allow us to make the changes a quickly as we would like. Use the information here as a guide only.

The Town of Ashby disclaims any and all liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies.

You can come into the Town Clerk ,Town Administrator or the appropriate board during regular office hours to request the official documents.

Accessibility

Accessibility for visitors to the Ashby web site is important to us. This site uses accessibility guidelines set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The accessibilty guidelines may viewed at http://www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT/

For those unfamiliar with accessibility issues pertaining to Web page design, consider that many users may be operating in contexts very different from your own:

If you encounter access problems email webmaster@ci.ashby.ma.us or call 978-386-2424 ext. 10