Privacy Policy

 

This Privacy Policy describes how we at Mendocino County Tourism Commission, a California corporation (“Company,” “we,” “our,” “us”), handle your information in connection with your use and operation of www.Visit Mendocino.com, its related webpages, and/or any application (“app”) or software programs owned or operated by the Company (collectively, the “Site”), including the kind of information we gather and how it is used, and how you can review and request changes to any of your personal information. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through the Site and not to information collected offline.

  1. Information You Provide

Some of our services require you to provide personal information, specifically your name and email address. You may always review and make changes to your personal information by emailing your request to alison@VisitMendocino.com or by editing your user profile. Additionally, you can refuse to supply personal information, but doing so may prevent you from engaging in certain Site activities or features.

  1. Information We Receive About You

Like most online service operators, we may collect information about your use of the Site. The amount and type of information we gather depends on the nature of your interaction with the Site. The types of information we may collect are your name, home address, email address, telephone number, photograph, internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, time zone setting, operating system, platform, URL clickstream (e.g., website(s) visited before the Site), Site page(s) viewed, access date and time, time spent on the Site or a Site page, and cookie data (see below).

  1. Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website or app stores on a visitor’s computer or mobile device, and that the visitor’s browser or operating system provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We may use cookies to help us identify users viewing specific pages and to serve ads. We may also use session cookies to improve the user experience. Third-party organizations, such as ad networks, may also deliver cookies to you through your use of the Site. Site visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Site, with the drawback that certain features of the Site may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

  1. How We Use Information We Collect

We use the information we collect, including personal information and non-personal information, to: (i) operate, maintain, and improve the Site, our products, or our services; (ii) deliver products or services that users request or ask for; (iii) provide customer support; (iv) respond to comments and questions or contact users at their request; (v) inform users about promotions, events, and news related to products, services, and features; (vi) process and deliver contest entries and rewards; (vii) keep internal records; (viii) combine user information with other personal information about user from other sources (e.g., Facebook CRM marketing); (ix) investigate, deter, and protect against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity; and (x) contact you for market research purposes.

You may opt out of receiving promotional, event, news, and/or marketing communications at any time by emailing your opt-out request to office@VisitMendocino.com or by editing your email preferences in your user profile.

  1. Information We Share

Generally, we disclose your personal information only to our employees, contractors, agents, service providers, and affiliated organization that (i) need to know such information to process it on our behalf or to provide services available on the Site, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. However, we may also disclose your information, including personal information and non-personal information, in certain other circumstances, as described below.

From time to time, we may provide your email address to Facebook, Inc., (“Facebook”) so that they may display ads targeted to you. The transfer of your email address to Facebook is secure, and Facebook does not share that information with other advertisers

From time to time, we may provide non-personally identifying information (e.g., non-personal information or personal information with any personally identifying information removed) with third party analytic services, to assist us in operating, maintaining, and improving the Site, our products, or our services. We may also share aggregated non-personally identifying information with our investors and partners, with advertisers and advertising networks, with purchasers of aggregate customer data, or publicly, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Site.

If we believe in good faith that disclosure of your information is (i) legally required in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental request, and/or (ii) legally required or reasonably necessary to protect our property or rights, or those of third parties or the public at large, we will disclose the information.

If Company is involved in a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event that Company goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information may be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. By using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Company may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

We will not rent or sell your personal information to anyone.

  1. Protecting Your Information

We take reasonable measures to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of personal information. However, it remains possible that third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications and may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the Site. Although we work hard to protect your privacy, we cannot guarantee that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.

  1. Ads

Ads appearing on the Site may be delivered to users by advertising partners who set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement and to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by us and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

  1. California Online Privacy Protection Act Notice

Under California law, website and online service operators are required to disclose how they respond to web browser ‘do not track’ signals or other similar mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personal information about their online activities over time and across third party websites, to the extent the operator engages in that collection. At this time, we track our customers’ personal information over time and across third-party websites through advertising retargeting programs. For this reason, we respond to Do Not Track signals based on the protocols established by the Google and Adroll retargeting programs. Please note that third parties may collect personal information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you visit the Site or other online websites and services. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.

  1. California “Eraser Law” Notice

Registered users of the Site who are California residents and are under 18 years of age may request and obtain removal of postings on the Site that they themselves post by emailing us at office@visitmendocino.com. All requests must be labeled “California Removal Request” on the email subject line. All requests must provide a description of the content or information in your Posting that you want removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material and, so that we can process your request and contact you if we have questions, include your name and the name and URL (if applicable) of the website, application or other interactive service. We shall not accept requests via postal mail, telephone, or facsimile. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or may not be able to respond if you do not provide complete information.

Please also note that any requests for removal do not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information from the Site. For example, content that you have posted may be republished or reposted by another user or third party.

  1. International Users

The Website is hosted in the United States and is intended for and directed to Users in the United States. If you are a User accessing the Website from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Website, which is governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Notice, and our respective Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

In the Event of Merger, Sale, Bankruptcy or Substantial Change of Control

In the event that the Company is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our Users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

  1. Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change our Privacy Policy from time to time, and in our sole discretion. The most recent version of our Privacy Policy will always be posted on this page and accessible via our homepage at www.Visit Mendocino.com. We encourage you to regularly check this page for any changes to our Privacy Policy. If the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, alison@VisitMendocino.com.

This policy was last updated in May 2019.

Contacting Us: If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Our business’s name is: Mendocino Country Tourism Commission

Address: 105 West Clay St, Ukiah CA 95482

Phone: 707.964.9010