Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the City of Taunton and for reviewing our privacy policy. We will collect no personal information about you except for statistical purposes when you visit our website except where you choose to provide that information to us. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party without consent.

Usage of Cookies

A cookie is a tiny piece of text that is placed on your computer's hard drive. If your browser is set to notify you before accepting a cookie, you will receive a request for a cookie to be stored on your computer.~ We do not use cookies to record any personal information. Cookies may be used by some City web applications to pass needed information from one page to the next. Rejecting a cookie in these applications will render the application useless. We want to be sure you understand that accepting a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you. We know that some citizens have concerns about cookies, but the benefit we both gain from their proper use is worthwhile. We analyze user traffic patterns on our web portal from information automatically provided by your browser when you visit our site. We use the statistical information gathered to measure site and server performance and continually improve the content of our sites to better serve you. The City does not use the information automatically collected to ascertain personally identifiable information.

Information Provided by You

Information volunteered by you through your filling out of our optional online feedback form is used to help us enhance our websites, and may be shared with City of Taunton and contractors for that purpose. We do not sell, rent, or publish any of our visitors' personal or private information. 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 Freedom of Information Act or other law. In addition, we endeavor to restrict employee access to any personal information except where necessary to perform required duties.

Links to Other Sites

The website contains hyperlinks to websites created and maintained by organizations other than the City of Taunton. These links are provided for your reference and convenience only. The City of Taunton does not control other websites and is not responsible for their content; nor does the City of Taunton's inclusion of links to such websites imply any endorsement of the material, products, or services on the websites or any association with their operators. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the policies of that site. The privacy policies and procedures described here do not necessarily apply to those sites as they are not under our control. We suggest contacting these sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies. To avoid confusion all external links will appear in a new separate browser window.

Site Security

We monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or to otherwise cause damage to the site. Anyone using this website expressly consents to such monitoring. We have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Accessibility Statement

Thank you for visiting the City of Taunton website and reviewing our accessibility statement. The pages on this site have been reviewed and revised to be accessible to individuals with disabilities. The City of Taunton is continually striving to meet the needs of its citizens. The design and development of the City of Taunton website ensures that websites created by the City of Taunton serve the largest possible audience. Compliance with general accessibility principles provides an added benefit to those users with text-based browsers, low-end processors, slow modem connections and/or no multi-media capabilities on their computer. We do our best to support the following Internet browsers: Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer versions 5.5 and newer.


The City of Taunton operates and maintains this official website to provide citizens, businesses and visitors with information about City programs, services, projects, issues, events and activities. This information is intended to offer quick, convenient and easy access for those wishing to learn about the City of Taunton. The City website is administered and maintained by the City and its webmaster. City staff updates the website regularly, and every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on the site. The information is provided as a public service, and the City of Taunton assumes no liability for any inaccuracies the website may contain. Please feel free to notify the City of Taunton of any errors you discover on the website at 508-821-1384 or via email.


Each department within the City of Taunton is responsible for content relating to it.~ United States and foreign copyright laws and international conventions protect the contents of the Site. You agree to abide by all copyright notices.

External Links

Some links on the Site lead to websites that are not operated by the City of Taunton. The City of Taunton does not control these websites nor do we review or control their content. The City of Taunton provides these links to users for convenience. The linkage does not imply an endorsement of products, services, or information, and does not imply an association between the City of Taunton and the operators of the linked website.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the City of Taunton and its employees from any and all liabilities and costs incurred by Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising from any breach by you of the Terms of Usage, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs. You agree to cooperate as fully as may be reasonably possible in the defense of any such claim. The City of Taunton reserves the right to assume, at its own expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. You in turn shall not settle any matter without the written consent of the City of Taunton.

Disclaimer of Warranty

You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Site, or any material available through this Site, is at your own risk. Neither the City of Taunton nor its employees warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted, problem-free, free of omissions, or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site. The content and function of the Site are provided to you "as is," without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, or "currentness".

Limitation of Liability

In no event will the City of Taunton or its employees be liable for any incidental, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages, arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site, including without limitation, loss of revenue or anticipated profits, loss of goodwill, loss of business, loss of data, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other damages.

Also read our Website Disclaimer and Terms of Usage.