VailValleyPartnership.com, VailonSale.com.com, VailValleyMeansBusiness.com and/or VisitVailValley.com (Partnership websites or sites).
General Statement of Privacy
Vail Valley Partnership (the “Chamber”) respects the privacy of its members and of those who visit its Web site(s). Subject to the provisions of applicable laws, any information you submit to the Vail Valley Partnership will not be used in any manner to which you have not consented. While the VVP does analyze its Web site logs to monitor the flow of traffic and make improvements site content, its Web site logs are not personally identifiable, and no attempt to link them to individual visitors to this Web site is made.
Personally Identifiable Information
Non-personally Identifiable Information
Non-Personally Identifiable Information includes, but is not limited to, information we automatically collect on your use and/or actions on our Web site, e.g., user traffic patterns, page views on the Web site, click-through rates, search terms that users enter into our search utility. In addition, when a visitor arrives at our Site, we collect the IP address, operating system and browser software used. Using an IP address, which is not the same as an e-mail address, we can identify the user’s Internet Service Provider and based on that identification, can approximate the geographic location of the connection. The Chamber recognizes that certain User Information of a key demographic nature, e.g., race, age, gender, national origin and income, while Non-Personally Identifiable Information is still of sensitive nature to users. As a general practice, the Chamber does not collect such information about you through the Web site. However, in recognition of the sensitive nature of such information and in the event the Partnership comes into possession of such information, whether through your voluntary submission of such information in response to a special feature on the Web site or by receiving such information from any of our business partners, such information shall, when coupled with any of your Personally Identifiable Information, itself be deemed to be Personally Identifiable Information and treated as such by the Partnership
As a general matter, Non-Personally Identifiable Information allows us to determine how the Partnership’s web site(s) are being used, helps us identify popular areas of the Web site, and helps to assess the effectiveness of our promotional activities regarding the Web site.
The Chamber Web site uses “cookies,” i.e. a small data file that our Web site writes to a user’s hard drive, to track your usage of our Site, including what advertising you have seen. The Web site’s cookies do not include personal information about you, but they are unique to each user and include a randomly-generated, unique member identification number that enables the Web site to identify you when you visit, so you (1) do not have to remember your User Name and Password each time you visit the Web site; and (2) receive any personalized services that you requested when you registered.
Neither our Web site, nor the cookies it writes to the hard drives of our users, read any data from your hard drive outside of our cookies, including any cookie files created by other Web sites. You can refuse our cookies by deactivating them in your browser. (For more information on how to do this, please refer to your browser’s documentation.) You do not need to have cookies turned on in your browser to use our Web site; however, without cookies certain automated functions and features of our Web site will not be available to you.
Third Party Use of Hyperlinks Information and Other Services
Vail Valley Partnership’s web site(s) contains links to other Internet Web sites, including cobranded or other affiliated sites and member organization sites and other additional local resources and stakeholders. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites, including such sites’ use of any information.
You may be able to access certain information related to third parties at the Site, or via links, click-throughs from the Site, regarding the goods or services of third parties. You understand and agree that your access to or use of those services is a matter entirely between you and the third parties, and the Partnership shall have no liability whatsoever for any such access or use.
We have attempted and will continue to attempt to establish procedures to ensure that your information is both accurate and safe from unauthorized access. Nevertheless, you understand and agree that “perfect” security does not exist anywhere, including on the Internet. Information you send to this Site, including e-mail messages, will not be encrypted unless we advise you that it will be encrypted. Our Web site is protected by a firewall and monitored for security.
Notice to Parents or Guardians
We want to help you protect your child’s privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet.
Your Access to Information
You are entitled to access the data we have collected about you to ensure that it is accurate.
Accordingly, the member login on the Web site gives users the option, through automated procedures available on the Web site, to correct, update or delete any information previously provided to us by the user; however, we will maintain copies of user information to the extent retained as part of our Web site’s standard backup/archive process. In addition, these procedures will not remove such of your information that has been provided by you to, or collected from you by, the Web sites of our business partners. We are not responsible for ensuring the removal or deletion from the Web sites of our business partners of your information provided by us to our business partners as permitted by you or otherwise in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
Legal Terms and Conditions of Use and Applicable Law
VVP web site(s) may provide information designed to assist users with their own legal, business, financial and other needs through links or programs. This information is not the same as retaining experts in those fields for advice. We recommend you consult an expert including, but not limited to, a lawyer, accountant, financial services consultant or other professional, as appropriate before taking any action. Nothing contained in these Web sites is or should be considered to be the rendering of legal, financial, professional or other advice, and users are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own counsel. The information contained on this Web site is intended for educational and informational purposes only.
You agree, as part of your use of this Web site, to Vail Valley Partnership from any and all damages that may arise from that use, including, without limitation, incidental or consequential damages.
The Web site(s) are designed to comply with all applicable laws now in effect, and it will be altered to address laws hereinafter enacted. Those laws include, but are not limited to, all privacy laws, whether they are based upon State torts or Federal law, such as the Children’s On-Line Privacy Protection Act, the Federal Wire Tap Act, the Stored Communications Act, and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Additionally, this Web site is intended to comply with all regulations of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).