Information Automatically Logged

Every access to this site results in logged information. This information includes your IP address, the page you requested, the time of the access and, where possible, the referring page and the cookie established by our web server. This information is used primarily for gathering broad demographics in the interest of improving our site. This information is stored indefinitely by the city.

Web Cookies

The City of Saint Paul uses “cookies” on this web site to better track how the site is being used. While cookies allow us to see which pages a particular user is visiting, they convey no personal information about the user. This is done so that we may improve the site by studying its usage. Disabling cookies in your web browser will not limit your experience, or prevent you from viewing any content on this site.


Our site contains links to other websites that provide relevant information, but are outside the control of the city. The City of Saint Paul, Minnesota, is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites. However, if you feel that a website we are linking to is inappropriate, please let us know by emailing us.

Information Collected From Forms and Email

The City of Saint Paul applies the same privacy to comments or other information submitted via a form on the web or e-mail that it would for a phone or in-person conversation. Contact information is generally optional. We will not sell, rent, or lease this information to third parties. All information collected is subject to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, which classifies certain information so that it is available to the public on request (identifying information will not be made public when an individual is reporting a crime or violation to a law enforcement agency).

Acceptance of Policy

The use of our website signifies your acceptance of this privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this website. The City reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes.

Contacting the Web Site Maintainers

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Linking To Our Website

The City requests that you obtain prior approval before copying or linking to any graphics or information on this site. This is requested to guarantee the most current information is available to you, as well as to prevent fraud.

Web Browsers

The pages on this website are intended to be accessible in all browsers. However, we do still recommend using the latest browser to enjoy every feature of this site. You can download the latest version of your browser from the following locations:

  • Internet Explorer (for Mac or Windows)
  • Netscape
  • Opera
  • Mozilla (Mozilla is used by Netscape, but unlike Netscape, it does not include all the extra programs, such as AOL Instant Messenger, RealPlayer, WinAmp, etc.)