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Colorado Springs Privacy Policy

Vision Statement
Colorado Springs is universally recognized as the preeminent destination in the West.

Mission Statement
We bring more visitors to Colorado Springs at Pikes Peak.

What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

• To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

• To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

• To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

• To process transactions

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

• To send periodic emails

The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 60 days.

Do we use cookies?
We do use cookies in order to deliver more customized content to visitors.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless expressly permitted by you. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

CVB Partner Organizations

Partner privacy is very important to us. If you elect to submit information to us, you will be disclosing to us certain personal and/or proprietary information, including your name, address, phone number and email address. Completing and submitting such information is completely voluntary on your part. If you choose to participate in providing such information, you agree that the information may be used or disclosed to others by the Colorado Springs CVB Management District in such manner as it, in its sole judgment, deems appropriate to promote your business and disseminate information about your business to others, including other businesses and patrons using our website. Without limiting the foregoing, the Colorado Springs CVB reserves the right to provide contact information provided by you to the organization business partners who may offer services that we believe will enhance the benefits to you from directly participating in our website. In addition, the Colorado Springs CVB may, in its discretion, use your domain name and internet address information to generate statistics and reports about site traffic and browsing patterns. The Colorado Springs CVB will not use such domain name and internet address information to gather personal information about individuals associated with your business unless you expressly authorize us to do so.

I grant the Colorado Springs CVB permission to use any or all of my information for web usage. Content may be edited for placement.

Disclaimer

While all attempts have been made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of all materials contained within this website, we recognize the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Information on businesses and organizations within the VisitCOS.com website is provided by those organizations and is not verified or endorsed by the Colorado Springs CVB. VisitCOS.com expressly denies any guarantee of the accuracy or reliability of information published on the site and shall not be held responsible for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy or reliability of such information. User shall use information obtained through the Internet at own risk and is encouraged to call individual businesses to verify prices, amenities, features, dates and all other important details before traveling.

Each business providing information for use on the website shall be solely responsible for the accuracy of such information and the Colorado Springs CVB shall have no liability whatsoever relating to such information or the accuracy thereof. Each business shall indemnify, defend and hold the Colorado Springs CVB free and harmless from any liability arising from any such information or inaccuracy. Any business which discovers any inaccuracy in, or other problem concerning, the information posted on the website or contained in materials disseminated by the Colorado Springs CVB agrees to promptly notify the Colorado Springs CVB of such inaccuracy or problem.

There are adventures and activities featured in this website that carry significant risk of personal injury or death. We do not recommend that anyone participate in these activities unless they are fully aware of the risks and are willing to personally assume all responsibility associated with those risks. VisitCOS.com and the Colorado Springs CVB are not liable for incidents or accidents arising from information we provide in this website.

Reproduction in whole or in part of any photographs, maps, and illustrations without prior written permission from the copyright holders is strictly prohibited. Users are granted permission to view or print information on this website for travel planning or personal use and may distribute this information to friends, family members or personal acquaintances for travel planning or personal use.

If at any time you to no longer wish us to send you email, please send your request to Marketing@VisitCOS.com, requesting your removal from the system.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.


Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on 1/3/2014

Contacting Us

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

515 S. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
USA
Marketing@VisitCOS.com

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