Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

This statement of principles that govern the collection and protection of information that may be collected during a visit to this site is provided for informational purposes only.  The information presented here is not meant to be a contract of any type, either express or implied, and should not be treated as such by site visitors.  The information in this statement and/or the policies described here may change at any time, without prior notice to any visitor.


Warranty Disclaimer

The City of Mason City and its agents, officials and employees make no warranty, representation or guaranty as to the content, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information provided herein on this web site.  They also shall not be held liable for any error, omission, defect, delay in transmission or operation, computer virus, communication line failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access, to alteration of or use of information contained on this site nor for the improper or incorrect use of the information contained herein. 


The City of Mason City expressly disclaims any and all liability for any loss or injury caused, in whole or in part, by its actions, omissions, or negligence in procuring, compiling or providing the information contained in this site, including without limitation, liability with respect to any use of this site, or the information contained herein.


Reliance on the information contained on this site is solely at your own risk.  The information may change or be altered at any time.



This web site has links to other web sites as a convenience to our customers.  These links may be operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, private businesses, or other.  When you use one of these links, you are no longer on this site and this policy will not apply.  When you link to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.


When you follow a link to one of these sites, neither the City of Mason City, nor any agency, officer or employee of the City of Mason City warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by the external sites, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from these systems, and cannot be held liable for any losses caused by use of or reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of the information.  Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from these systems does so at his or her own risk.


Collection of Information

The City of Mason City collects personally identifiable information including names, postal addresses, e-mail addresses and other information when voluntarily submitted by our visitors.  The information you provide is used to fulfill the specific request by the visitor.  This information is only used to fulfill the request, unless permission is granted to use it in another manner, for example to subscribe to one of our mailing lists.  A visitor who subscribes to a service available on this site may opt out of that service at any time.


No personally identifiable information is collected about visitors who simply browse this site or who download information from it. 


Visitors who request services available through this site may be required to furnish additional information which may be required by law or which is necessary to provide the service requested.  The additional information collected will be no more specific than if the visitor were requesting the service by any other means, including by telephone or in person visit to a City facility.  In all cases, the City strives to collect the minimum information necessary to comply with applicable law and/or provide the service requested. 


The City of Mason City does not sell, rent or otherwise distribute visitor’s information, including electronic mail addresses to any outside company or organization.  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 the Iowa Open Records Act (Iowa Code, Chapter 22) or other law.


Further Inquiries

For comments, suggestions, or corrections regarding the information contained on this website, please contact City Staff by e-mail or postal mail:


City of Mason City

Office of the City Administrator

10 1st Street NW

Mason City, IA  50401