The City of Dubuque, IA has adopted a policy on links from the City's website. The City of Dubuque limits links to those sites that promote the economic welfare, tourism, and industry of the city, as well as links to government and educational institutions.
The City will not permit an electronic link from its website except upon the following conditions, and only after written application to the City is approved by the Director of the Public Information Office based upon information in the application showing that the applicant meets at least one of the following criteria:
- The State of Iowa or the federal government or an agency thereof
- An educational institution in the State of Iowa funded with public funds
- A not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Iowa which promotes the economic welfare, tourism and industry of the City of Dubuque
- A commission or agency funded in whole or in part by the City of Dubuque, Iowa
- A party that has an established partnership with the City of Dubuque and which promotes the economic welfare, tourism and industry of the City
Placement of the link is at the sole discretion of the City of Dubuque.