Web Accessibility

The City of Kingsport is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website to individuals with disabilities. Conforming to the W3C WAI WCAG 2.0 guidelines will make content accessible to a wide range of individuals with disabilities. Also conforming to these guidelines will make the web content more usable to all visitors to the site.

All new and updated web content produced by the city will conform to W3C WAI WCAG 2.0 Level AA, by May 1, 2019.

This policy applies to all web content produced or updated by the city. The city will also ensure that third-party content providers on a city website are aware of the city’s web accessibility policy. The City of Kingsport will also favor providers based on their accessibility conformance claims.

The city will review all areas of the website on a monthly basis. The city’s webmaster will monitor the city’s websites for errors and issues with conformance. Accessibility checks have been incorporated into the publishing workflow for all new content.

Accessibility issues with this website should be reported to websupport@KingsportTN.gov.

Privacy Statement

Please see the KingsportTN.gov website for the Privacy Statement.

Linking Policy

Permission to link to KingsportTN.gov is not required.

KingsportTN.gov may contain links to external websites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations other than KingsportTN.gov. No endorsement is intended or made by any link, product, service, or information either by its inclusion or exclusion from the KingsportTN.gov website. The city is not responsible for the content of those external links, nor does the city’s Privacy Statement apply to external sites. Use of information obtained from such websites is voluntary and should be independently verified.

Copyright Issues

When using KingsportTN.gov, you may encounter documents or other information resources contributed or licensed by private individuals, companies, or organizations that may be protected by U.S. or foreign copyright laws. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use as defined in the copyright laws require written permission of the copyright owners.

More Information on Fair Use
Limitations on Exclusive Rights

Children under the age of 13 are not eligible to use services that require submission of personal information and should not submit any personal information to the city. This includes submitting personal information to the website as party of a user profile or personalization profile. If you are a child under the age of 13, you can use these services only if used together with your parents or guardians. Seek guidance from your parents if you are under the age of 13.

If the city decides to begin collecting personal information from children under the age of 13, the city will notify parents that it is being requested, disclose reasons for collecting it, and disclose the intended use of it. The city will seek verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information. If the city does not collect such information, parents may request information on the type of data being collected, view their child’s information, and, if they choose, prohibit the city from making further use of their child’s information. The city will not provide personal information about children to third parties.

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