Website Policy

Any individual accessing, browsing and using a City of Washougal (hereafter "City") website accepts without limitation or qualification, the City's Website Policy (hereafter "Policy").

Privacy Policy

The City collects many types of data throughout its website and the degree to which this data is used will be specified below. The City maintains the right to modify this Policy without notice. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting the modification on the Website Policy page unless otherwise stated. Continued use of any City websites following the posting of any modification signifies acceptance of such modification.

Logs & Activity Reports

The City collects data each time a visitor enters "" or moves from one page to the next within the website. This information is used to gather statistics about visitors as a whole and in no way targets individuals. Personal information is not gathered in the log files. The information gathered falls into these categories.

  • Time of day
  • Day of the week
  • Which URL was visited prior to coming to the
  • Which file you are viewing at
  • What browser and version of browser you use
  • Which Operating System you use

The above information is processed and analyzed to keep the City's website up to industry standards. Portions of the website's design and functionality may be influenced by the data collected.

Online Payments

For security purposes, you will be redirected to a secure third-party website where your payment will be processed.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on the visitor's hard drive in order to place certain information regarding the transaction. A session ID, along with time date and other information may be gathered. In order for the transaction to take place, cookies must be enabled by your browser. The City uses cookies in some of its online services.

Legal Notices

Terms of Use

The City provides the "" website as a service to the public. The information and documents available at this website is provided on an "As Is" and "As Available" basis and without warranties or conditions of any kind either express or implied. By accessing or using this website, you agree to these terms of use. The City may change the terms of use at any time at its sole discretion and without notice.

The terms of use provide visitors and organizations with information regarding the use of data, information and images (files) found on the City website. The terms of use apply to the City website and any file storage facility used by the City website.

Our website contains many links to websites outside of the City, such as, other governmental agencies and private organizations. These websites are not under the control of the City. The City provides these links as a convenience and the inclusion of these links does not mean that the City endorses, warrants or accepts responsibility for the content or uses of such websites. Therefore, if you access a non-City website, you do so at your own risk and the City is not responsible for the accuracy, currency, and completeness of the information or reliability of services available at such websites. Once you have linked to another site, you are subject to their privacy policy and how they obtain information.

The City does not share any of the individual personal information you provide with the sites to which the City links, although the City may share aggregate data with such websites (such as how many people use our Site). Please check with those sites to determine their privacy policy.

Visitors to the City website shall not collect files, in part or in full, in order to replicate the City website and the services provided on authorized Internet Service Providers outside of the City website.

File Modification

Expressed permission to use files from the City is granted for only personal use. Changes or modifications to these files including the addition of third party content cannot take place without the prior written permission of the City. All credits, notices, copyrights and trademarks must remain intact with the file(s).

Presentation of the data, information and images must appear in the original context of its presentation within the City website. Regrouping, resizing, cropping deletion, or framing of a portion of the file cannot occur without prior written permission from the City.


The City grants permission for websites to link to the homepage or to any page within. Links should be checked regularly in case a file or directory has changed or been moved since the link was created. Creating a link to the City website does not constitute an agreement for a reciprocal link to be placed on the City website.

File Integrity

The City is not liable for downloaded files. The download, maintenance, and use of these files are the responsibility of the City website visitor. Occasionally, the City website files are deleted or moved or archived. Replacement of the file(s) is the responsibility of the visitor. Administrators of websites, outside of the City website, are encouraged to occasionally check links to the City website to make sure the links are active.

While the City strives for accurate information, occasionally information may be reported that is inaccurate. The City is not liable for inaccurate or incomplete information found or used by the visitor to the City website.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Contact Us

If you find incorrect information or seek permissions that fall outside of the guidelines above, you can contact the City webmaster.