Social Media Terms of Use

The City-Parish operates a number of social media accounts across a variety of social media networks. These accounts may be managed by individual departments, programs or as part of a joint effort between multiple departments. By posting content or interacting with the City-Parish and/or any of its agencies, programs or initiatives through any official City-Parish social media accounts, you agree to follow and abide by the following terms of use.

Moderating Comments

The City-Parish welcomes participation but reserves the right to moderate comments in accordance with its policies. All social media comments, messages and all other posts exchanged with the City-Parish or its affiliated departments are considered to be public record.

Polite Discourse

The City-Parish expects conversations to follow the rules of polite discourse and asks that visitors to the City-Parish social media pages treat each other, as well as City-Parish employees, with respect. 

Comments may be monitored and may be subject to removal without notice based on, but not limited to, the following actions by users: comments containing profanity and vulgar, or abusive language; sexually harassing content; obscene content; threats of physical or bodily harm; discriminatory language on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, marital status, or religion; and content of a commercial nature or that may infringe copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights. Comments straying from the designated topic may also be removed.

Social Media Posts

All postings by visitors and advertisements that may appear on the site are not controlled by the City-Parish and do not reflect any City-Parish endorsement or opinion(s).

The City-Parish may retain records of any postings by visitors to its social media pages.

No Expectation of Privacy

Visitors should have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality with respect to any content they post to any City-Parish social media site, and neither the City-Parish nor its departments are responsible for maintaining any such privacy or confidentiality.

The content of communications posted by site users to City-Parish social media pages may not be edited or otherwise modified. Removal is the only action that may be taken, and then only for communications that violate these terms of use.