The Maine.gov web portal is maintained by InforME, the Information Resource of Maine. Individual state agency websites are maintained by each agency's staff.
In the course of providing informational resources, InforME and state agencies may include links to external websites created and maintained by organizations other than the State of Maine or InforME.
Links may be added by InforME if it determines that the link will be consistent with the purpose of the Maine.gov web portal, which is to provide a public service to citizens and businesses by:
InforME will provide links to federal, state, and local government websites and educational institutions that provide information or services related to topics covered on the Maine.gov web portal or that users of the Maine.gov site may find of interest. InforME may, at its discretion, provide links to websites of non-profit organizations and private or commercial entities if they offer information or services related to topics covered on the Maine.gov website, and are consistent with the purpose of the Maine.gov website. All requests for links to non-governmental sites will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
InforME will determine whether the external website fits with the purpose of the Maine.gov web portal and where the link should be placed within the Maine.gov web portal's content structure. Links may be removed or replaced at the discretion of InforME, at any time and without notice.
Links to sites containing the following types of content are not considered appropriate to the Maine.gov web portal:
Link requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. To request a link on the Maine.gov portal, please contact the Maine.gov webmaster. To request a link on a state agency website, please contact the relevant agency directly.
Linking to the Maine.gov web portal or Maine state agency websites is permitted with the following limitations:
Visitors to external websites are advised to check the privacy statements of those sites and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used. Neither the State of Maine nor InforME is responsible for the content of those websites. Links to non-governmental sites are provided as informational resources only. A link from Maine.gov does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of any specific commercial product, viewpoint, or service referenced on those external websites.