Before posting on this platform, please review these terms.  A posting on this platform constitutes acceptance of the below terms and conditions.  Connect2Create (aka the Development Services division of the City of West Des Moines, and used interchangeably hereafter) welcomes a person’s right to express an opinion and encourages posters to keep comments related to content on this page. Connect2Create reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive, including, for example, comments that:

• defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or violate the legal rights of others,
• include hatred, slander, threats, obscenity, violence, vulgarity or sexual content,
• spam, advertise or solicit commerce or promote or encourage illegal activity,
• promote, foster or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, national origin, gender or sex, sexual orientation, or disability,
• have personal information about another person or that violate a person’s privacy,
• include copyrighted material that belongs to another person or entity,
• contain links to inappropriate web sites, and/or
• contain confidential information or information that may compromise the safety or security of the public or any citizen of the City of West Des Moines

Any person posting comments contrary to this Terms of Use policy may be prohibited from future participation.  Connect2Create reserves the right to update these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice.  Note that you participate in this platform at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided. Comments should not breach any law, confidentiality, or copyright.  Connect2Create does not warrant or make representations or endorsements as to the quality, content, suitability, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links and other items contained on this server.  Such materials have been compiled from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice from the City of West Des Moines. Except to the extent required by law, commercial use of the materials is prohibited without the written permission of the City of West Des Moines. Connect2Create reserves the right to remove and/or block anyone who posts inappropriate material as determined by the City. 

Connect2Create’s “liking” of other organization or user pages does not indicate endorsement of that entity’s actions or comments.  Comments posted by others on Connect2Create social media platforms are not to be considered the opinion of the City of West Des Moines; nor does the City of West Des Moines endorse any third-party comments on these platforms.

Any information may be collected and stored to comply with public records laws, which can be found in the City’s Privacy Policy located on the City of West Des Moines’ website or available in print at City Hall.