Information that is Gathered from Visitors:
In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server, saving details such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, referring page, and time of visit. Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website. Where registration is required, the visitor’s email and a username will be stored on the server.
How the Information is Used
The information is used to improve the Lewiston Downtown Association’s website and enhance the visitor’s experience when using the website to display personalized content and possible advertising. E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties. E-mail may be sent to inform you of news of our services or offers by us or our affiliates. None of the information can be linked to any individual.
If you have subscribed to one of our services, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in e-mails that you receive. You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings, but this may prevent you from access to certain features of the website.
Some of the Lewiston Downtown Association applications use “cookies.” A cookie is a small data file that certain web-sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user id that the site uses to track the pages you have visited; however,the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie is only a text file and cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies can track user traffic patterns, recognize your computer’s browser when you return, and provide personalized content without requiring sign-in.
Google Analytics Cookie Tracking
Some of the Lewiston Downtown Association applications may use Google Analytics cookies to log user sessions and help us understand traffic and behavior. This helps us analyze data about web-page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to visitor needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. Some of the Lewiston Downtown Association applications include the Google Analytics Display Advertising feature used to provide Demographics and Interest Reporting. This feature uses a third party DoubleClick Cookie.
Visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/ for more info on how to opt out.
Third Party Information
The Lewiston Downtown Association, through the DowntownLewiston.com website, aggregates information from various user-generated content sites which are displayed within our pages. The information displayed on our pages does not in any way constitute official Lewiston Downtown Association content. The views and opinions expressed on the pages are strictly those of the third party page authors. The contents of these pages has not been reviewed or approved by the staff of the Lewiston Downtown Association. The Lewiston Downtown Association makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, as to the Site’s operation or the information, content or materials included on the Site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, the Lewiston Downtown Association hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, and non-infringement. The Lewiston Downtown Association will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of, or inability to use, the Site. You expressly agree that you use this site solely at your own risk. Questions or concerns about page content should be directed to the third party page author.
- Information that could be collected from or for a minor includes but might not be limited to name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, school, and hobbies.
- Parental (including legal guardian) Consent
- Parental consent will be obtained before collecting, using or disclosing personal information about a child.
- If any information practices change in a “material” way, a new consent will be obtained from the parents. This includes changes in the kinds of material being collected, a change in how that information is being used, or a change in the third parties that have access to that information.
- Additional information can be obtained at the FTC’s Consumer Response Center (https://www.ftc.gov/business-guidance/privacy-security) and the Children’s Privacy (https://www.ftc.gov/business-guidance/privacy-security/childrens-privacy) websites.
The Lewiston Downtown Association’s electronic commerce websites allow visitors the option to do business with the Lewiston Downtown Association over the internet, including making electronic payments for goods and services. Such transactions are allowed only under tightly controlled circumstances where there are appropriate technological and other safeguards in place to protect financial and other sensitive data. Wherever possible, financial information is not seen or collected by the Lewiston Downtown Association itself. Instead, designated banks route the data, transfer the funds, and confirm payment to both the visitor and the Lewiston Downtown Association unless the visitor has signed a written request that the Lewiston Downtown Association retain such information.
There may be some variation in the handling of financial data, depending on the method of payment users choose. However, in all cases, measures including, but not limited to, encryption are used to ensure the integrity and security of users’ financial information. The provision of this information must not be construed in any way as giving business, legal or other advice, or warranting as fail-proof the security of information provided via the Lewiston Downtown Association supported websites.
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