Web Policies


The City of New Berlin strives to provide efficient e-government services. The City attempts to provide accurate, complete and timely information. The City, however, cannot guarantee the quality, content, accuracy, or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links, and other items contained on its web pages because the material comes from a variety of sources, collected and maintained for different purposes. The City also retains the right to change any content on its web site without prior notice. The following policy addresses the collection and use of information obtained or processed by the City of New Berlin from website users.

The City of New Berlin reserves the right to make changes to its website and any associated terms and conditions at any time, with or without notice.

The following information is meant to explain our current Internet policies and practices but shall not be construed as a contractual promise.

Documents Available on City of New Berlin Website

The City of New Berlin makes no representation about the suitability of the information contained in the documents and related graphics published on the City of New Berlin website for any purpose. All such documents and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. The City of New Berlin hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall the city of New Berlin be liable for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or tort action, arising out of, or in connection with the use or performance of information available from this website. The documents and related graphics published on this website could include technical inaccuracies.

Notice Regarding Software, Documents and Services Available on this Website In no event shall the City of New Berlin be liable for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from the loss of use, data or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or tort action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of software, documents, provision or failure to provide services, or information available from this server.

Information provided on the City’s web site should not be used as a substitute for legal, accounting, real estate, business, tax, or other professional advice. The City of New Berlin assumes no liability for any damages or loss of any kind that might arise from the use of, misuse of, or the inability to use the City’s web site and/or the materials contained on the web site. The City also assumes no liability for improper or incorrect use of materials or information contained on its web site. All materials that appear on the City’s web site are distributed and transmitted “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, and subject to the terms and conditions stated in this disclaimer.

By using the services contained on this website, you agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information, including any account number and password, and for restricting access to your computer. You further agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should notify the City of New Berlin immediately if you believe there has been an unauthorized use of your account or password or any breach of this site’s security.

Privacy Notice 

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for newberlin.org. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone; however, this information is considered to be a public record under the Wisconsin Public Records Law and therefore, is subject to our obligations for disclosure as required under that Law.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order or to comply with the terms of the Federal Freedom of Information Act and the Wisconsin Public Records Law.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you (notwithstanding such direction, the City has an obligation under the Wisconsin Public Records Law to retain public records, including information which we receive from you, as required by that Law).
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Links to other Sites

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Public Records

The City website is subject to the Freedom of Information Act and the Wisconsin Public Records Law.  Any content maintained on the City’s website which is related to City business, including email, may be a public record subject to public disclosure.

As a public entity the City of New Berlin is subject to the requirements of the Wisconsin Public Records law. As such electronic communications submitted to the City are subject to the document retention and public access provisions of that law. The City does limit access to personally identifiable information including account information as required by applicable law.


Communications made through e-mail or the City’s web site do not constitute legal or official notice where federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations require that the City receive notice of any existing or potential claim or cause of action against it, its departments, agencies, officers, employees, representatives, or agents.


The City strives to provide a safe and enjoyable computing environment. The City, however, assumes no liability for any virus or other contamination of or damage to your computer that might occur during or as a result of visiting its web site.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone or via email.