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Information for those accessing the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) website and social media. 

Minnesota Data Practices Act 

Communication with MDHR, whether in email, through an online form, in traditional mail, or on social media, is subject to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Throughout its website, MDHR has identified where information submitted will be treated as “private data on individuals.” 

Legal Advice 

MDHR’s website is intended to serve as a resource and is not a source of legal advice. 

Links to Other Websites 

MDHR’s website links to websites of other public, private, and nonprofit organizations. We do not endorse the accuracy, reliability, accessibility, timeliness, adequacy, or usefulness of those websites. Additionally, we do not endorse any content, viewpoint, products, or services on other websites. 

Social Media

MDHR actively shares information and resources on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube for the public to learn more about MDHR and the Minnesota Human Rights Act. 

MDHR monitors its social media accounts during regular working hours and reads replies, comments, and direct messages, but may not be able to reply to all. MDHR encourages individuals to send inquiries to

MDHR may share content from other users that support the goals of MDHR and could interest the MDHR’s followers. MDHR is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of the content or endorses any websites. 

MDHR welcomes the sharing of information and ideas. MDHR will use its discretion to delete and/or report comments that could be off-topic, threatening, obscene, abusive, hateful, encouraging of illegal activity, and/or spam. 

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