Policies and Legal Notices

General Disclaimer

This website, with the registered domain “wilsonnc.org” is the official website of the government and enterprises of the City of Wilson, North Carolina. While the City works diligently to keep information accurate and up to date, the City does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided on this site. Under no circumstances shall the City of Wilson be held liable for any acts or consequences resulting from information gathered at this site.

Security and Privacy Notice

We use software programs to create statistics regarding visits to this site. They help us to plan and maintain this site as well as offer beneficial information to visitors. They also help us detect unauthorized attempts to change information. Such distortions are strictly prohibited and subject to prosecution. We make no attempts to identify you or your usage habits with the exception of the aforementioned uses and/or for law enforcement investigations.

Guidelines for Children

Wilsonnc.org contains no foul language, questionable images or defamatory content of any kind. This site does not collect contact information specifically from children. This is a family-friendly site.

Use of Public Information

Billing information for utility customers is protected under North Carolina law. With the exception of billing information for utility customers, all other information presented on wilsonnc.org is considered public under North Carolina law. The presentation of this information is copyrighted by the City of Wilson. Most of the information collected via this web site is also public information, including the email addresses of listserv subscribers and the summary statistics collected about visitors to the site as described in the Automatic Information Collection below. State law requires the City to make this information available on request and is allowed to recover copying costs, the City does not distribute, sell or market information collected via this web site.

Automatic Information Collection

This web site automatically collects and stores the following information: the Internet domain and IP address from which this web site was accessed, the browser and operating system used to access this site, the date and time the site was accessed, the pages visited and the address of the external website if the user arrived at wilsonnc.org through a link.
The City of Wilson uses this information to make our site more useful and to learn about the number of visitors and types of technology they use.

Use of Cookies

We do not use cookie technology. This policy is subject to change.

Credit Card Policies

The City of Wilson accepts VISA® and MasterCard® for online payments of water, sewer and electric and gas utilities and certain miscellaneous fees.

**Online payments are processed using the Click2Gov® system, which verifies and accepts online payments by integrating with Virtualnet®, an industry-leading payment validation service. Credit card information is transferred directly to Virtualnet ® using the latest in encryption technology. At no time is credit card information collected through on-line transactions stored in a Virtualnet® or City of Wilson database. Neither credit card information nor other billing information about utility customers is regarded as public information under North Carolina state law.**

Links to External Websites

This site includes links to other sites that can benefit visitors, but are not necessarily endorsed by the City of Wilson. The city disavows legal responsibility for what a user may find on external sites Non-city sites may also have different policies regarding security, privacy and cookies.
We may offer links to external sites that:

  • are maintained by a non-profit educational, charitable, medical or cultural organization serving Wilson and/or Wilson County, North Carolina, or providing information relevant to the functions and services provided by the city

  • exist for the purpose of providing information about public special events in or impacting the Wilson and Wilson County, North Carolina.

  • are presented by an established news-gathering organization, including network-affiliated broadcast stations and/or newspapers with paid circulation of more than 15,000 copies.

  • are presented by a city, county, state or federal government agency including schools

  • are presented by an organization that receives direct financial support from the City

  • are maintained by the Wilson Chamber of Commerce

  • provide an online tool to help users access information on the site, communicate with each other, or access official information, such as maps, regarding Wilson and Wilson County, North Carolina

  • provide search engines for wilsonnc.org

  • are maintained by authorized vendors providing services for this site

This site is not intended to be a public forum. To avoid the appearance of City endorsement, the following links are prohibited:

  • sites that are politically partisan, sponsored by or serving a candidate for elected office, any political party or an organization supporting or seeking to defeat any candidate for elective office or ballot proposal, or represent any political party or point-of-view, either officially or unofficially

  • sites that are strictly commercial, political or religious

  • sites that are maintained by adult-entertainment businesses, groups or individuals

Non-city websites may request a link from wilsonnc.org by contacting the webmaster at webmaster@wilsonnc.org. If the webmaster approves the link, we ask that you grant a reciprocal link to wilsonnc.org.

Contact Us

Please report inaccuracies, outdated material, or technical problems to webmaster@wilsonnc.org.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, contact:
City of Wilson Information Technology Services
PO Box 10
Wilson, NC 27894-0010

Copyright Notice

Copyright © 2004 City of Wilson, P.O. Box 10, Wilson, NC, USA.
Distribution of text, graphics and images without the express written permission of the City of Wilson, North Carolina is prohibited. This includes mirroring this information, modifying or re-using the text, graphics and images from our site. You may print copies of the information for your own personal use. You may also cite wilsonnc.org as an information source in other publications. Attribution should be made to the City of Wilson, North Carolina. Send requests for reprint permission to webmaster@wilsonnc.org.