Hocking Hills Tourism Association's Privacy Policy

Hocking Hills Tourism Association (HHTA) treats your privacy and any of your information with care.

We provide the Privacy Statement to inform our users how we handle any information you share with us digitally and through print.

Personal Information Collection

While using our website, reading our newsletters, forms or other digital communications, you are not required to provide personal information. However, we may ask you to provide such information while using certain features or to better our guest services. This could include contact information, name, address, email, phone number, demographic information, information about your travel interests, etc.

Personal Information Uses

Hocking Hills Tourism Association treats any identifiable information or analytics as strictly confidential. We do not make information available to third parties unless otherwise requested by you, your company or by public law, government inquiry, litigation or dispute resolution.

HHTA may use information provided voluntarily to inform users about offerings that may be of interest, to improve content and products, such as the newsletter, and marketing research.

Links to Outside Websites

ExploreHockingHills.com and its digital accounts may contain links to third party sites not controlled by HHTA that would, as a result, not be controlled by HHTA or applied to this statement. We recommend you check the privacy statement of each site you visit before providing your information.

Unsubscribe

If you wish to unsubscribe to any of our services including our newsletters, we have links for you to manage your subscription in our emails.

Changes to Privacy

At any time, HHTA has the right to change this Privacy Policy Statement. We will post changes in a timely manner.

Content

Content and information on this site has been complied by HHTA based on data and research submitted by local partners, entities or primary or secondary source research. Every effort is made to provide accurate and up-to-date information. Data is subject to change at any time without notice. For this reason, HHTA encourages its visitors to contact the association and affiliate businesses to obtain and confirm information before traveling. Any additional links or information is provided as a convenience, though we do not control or endorse all content, claims or accuracy of those sites or entities.

Google Analytics

Any information collected by HHTA or its related online entities is collected with the primary goal of improving its services and user experience. To do so, HHTA may use cookies, pixel tags, spotlight tags, google tags and other features to improve and provide relevant and up-to-date content, advertising and digital services and information by aggregating information and statistics. On this website we collect demographic data from Google's Interest-based advertising with Google Analytics. Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the ads setting.

This information is anonymous in nature. You may opt to set your browser to refuse the collection of this information.

HHTA uses Google Analytics, a service through Google Inc. to collect its online and digital information and data. To do so, HHTA is able to analyze how visitors use the site, what they do, what they need and if HHTA can better optimize its site for use. This information is collected by google through cookies (including your IP address) and stored by Google on servers in the U.S. This information is used to evaluate your use, creating reports about the website and its activity and internet usage and behavior. Though HHTA will not do so, Google may provide this information to third parties if required by law or if processing information for Google. However, there opt-out provided by Google if so desired. You may visit Google’s website for its full privacy policy statement and options.

Comment Policy

As always, HHTA encourages conversation: Comments, critiques, questions, and suggestions. By posting comments on the HHTA’s Network of sites and digital accounts you are agreeing to the following:

All comments and interactions left on HHTA accounts and sites are the responsibility of the commenter or user. By submitting such, you agree that the content is your own and that HHTA and its site or account is left harmless of any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.

HHTA has the right to edit, delete, move, repurpose or marks as spam any comments that are left on the site or its network. Comments with spam, keywords, external links or unrelated or suspicious information, including name and information associated with the comment made, can be deleted or edited. Personal information will never be shared.

Email Privacy:

Accurate email addresses are required. They are not shared but may be used by HHTA.

Language and Manners

HHTA and its digital presence is family friendly and works to ensure it stays as such. As a result, any offensive, inappropriate language or anything considered rude or offensive by staff will be edited or removed. This includes (but is not limited to) personal attacks, abuse, threats, harassment, swear works, asterisks, spaces between letters, sexual content or links to such, personal or business-related advertising or promotions, disclosure of personal information of users or HHTA staff and administrators.  This network of sites is “family friendly” and comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the network of sites owner and administrator to be rude and offensive, will be edited or deleted.

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.