Information Technology Policies and Standards

Title
Advertising on City Websites
Type
Policy
Category
Web
Status
Approved
Approved
01/08/2003
Revised
10/10/2007
To Be Reviewed
10/14/2009
Scope
Applies to the City websites www.cabq.gov and eweb.cabq.gov.
Policy
Paid advertising is not allowed on City of Albuquerque websites. Departments/Divisions may not enter into contracts which involve and/or negotiate for paid advertising on City websites.
Rationale
This policy ensures a professional City of Albuquerque web presence that meets current conventions in government website management.

Federal guidelines prohibit advertising for or implying endorsement of private individuals, firms or corporations or any specific commercial products, commodities or services in the .GOV domain.

See also:
  • "Federal Management Regulation; Internet .GOV Domain," 41 CFR Part 102-173.

Contact: Mark T. Leech, (505) 768-3731