Personal Identification Information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-Personal Identification Information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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How We Use Collected Information
Visit Central Oregon may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve our Site: We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- To process payments: We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
- To run a promotion, contest, survey, or other Site feature.
- To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
- To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their interest. It may also respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If Users opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Third Party Websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Social Media and Comment Policy
Visit Central Oregon encourages comments, critiques, questions, and suggestions. By posting comments or sending messages on the Visit Central Oregon Network of sites and platforms you are agreeing to the following:
All comments and messages left on the Visit Central Oregon network of sites and platforms are the responsibility of the commenter. By submitting a comment or message on our network of sites and platforms, you agree that the comment or message content is your own, and to hold this site, Visit Central Oregon, harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.
Visit Central Oregon reserves the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments or messages and to block access by any individual or group from commenting or from the entire network of sites and platforms. Comments using keywords, spam or splog-like URLs or suspicious information in comments will be edited or deleted. Visit Central Oregon reserves the right to determine which keywords, phrases, and content are prohibited on the Visit Central Oregon Network of sites and platforms.
Commenter Privacy and Protection: All email, physical mail, phone numbers, and any private and personal information posted in any comment will be deleted as soon as possible to protect the privacy of the commenter. To prevent such editing, never share this private information within the comment.
Language and Manners: This network of sites and platforms are “family friendly” and comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the network of sites and platform owner and administrator to be rude and offensive, will be edited or deleted. Visit Central Oregon reserves the right to determine whether or not any comments and messages on the Visit Central Oregon network of sites and platforms are offensive or inappropriate and reserves the right to edit or delete any comments or messages.
Visit Central Oregon will not allow:
- Personal attacks or vulgar, abusive, offensive, threatening or harassing language. This includes creative spellings of swear words using asterisks or spaces between words.
- Comments that contain sexual content or links to sexual content.
- Comments that promote or advertise a person or a business or commercial transaction that is unrelated to travel within Central Oregon.
- Comments that promote or oppose any person campaigning for election to a political office or that promote or oppose any ballot measure.
- Comments or posts that disclose information which the agency and its employees are required to keep confidential by law or administrative rule.
How Visit Central Oregon Will Respond: Comments can be responded to by Visit Central Oregon in direct response to the comment. Messages can be responded to by Visit Central Oregon in direct response to the message. The site administrator(s) will not respond privately via email or other communication method to a comment.
Comment Spam: Any comment assumed to be possible comment spam will be deleted and/or marked as comment spam.
Commenters Blocked: Anyone who violates this Social Media and Comment Policy may be blocked from future access and/or commenting on this network of sites and platforms.
All Rights Reserved: The site owner, administrator, contributor, editor, and/or author reserve the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments and to block access by any individual or group from commenting or from the entire network of sites and platforms.
Trackbacks Are Comments: All trackbacks will be treated inline with our Comments Policy.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on September 20, 2021
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