Your privacy is important to OCVA and we will treat any of your information with care. Our Privacy Statement lets you know how we handle personally identifiable information you share with us through our digital and printed communication vehicles.
Personal Information Collection
You may use our web site, digital newsletters and other forms of internet-based communications to learn about OCVA products and services without disclosing any personal information beyond what you provided when requesting authorized publications, both digital or printed. We may ask you to provide us with personal information, for example, to access or use certain features or if you request additional information from our partners. Information that may be requested by OCVA may include, but is not limited to: contact information, such as name, address, email address, and telephone number; demographic information, such as household information, age group, etc. and information about your travel interests.
Personal Information Uses
It is OCVA’s policy to treat any personally identifiable information submitted via our web site as strictly confidential. OCVA does not make your personal information available to third parties for any reason, except to fulfill requests made by you and / or your company or as may be required by the Oregon Public Records Law.
However, OCVA may use the information you voluntarily offer to inform you directly about information, products or services that may be of interest to you, improve content on our web site or electronic newsletter, or to assist with marketing research. We may disclose your personal information as required by law, in conjunction with a public records request, government inquiry, or in litigation or dispute resolution.
Links to Outside Websites
This site may contain links to third party sites not controlled by OCVA, which therefore are not covered by this privacy statement, such as those belonging to OCVA partners and advertisers. We recommend that you check the privacy statement of other sites you visit before providing any personal information.
We do not want to send you information you do not want to receive. All of our e-newsletters include links in the footer of the e-mail for managing all aspects of your subscription, including the ability to globally unsubscribe from such communications.
Changes to Privacy
Content and information contained in this site has been compiled by the Oregon Coast Visitors Association, based on data submitted directly from local tourism promotion partners and business entities. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, all data is subject to change without notice. Travelers are advised to contact individual businesses or organizations to obtain information to their satisfaction before traveling. Links to third-party websites are provided as a convenience to users; the Oregon Coast Visitors Association does not control or endorse the content or make any claims to the accuracy of the content.
Google’s use of your IP address and other data held by Google is governed by your preferences within Google’s product suite and Google’s privacy policies. Visit Google’s website for to view their privacy policies and opt-out options.
In addition, this website may use third-party and partner advertiser cookies, pixel tags, or spotlight tags on select web pages. The purpose of these types of cookies, pixels, and tags is to collect and aggregate statistics about your visit to our website and/or to provide relevant re-marketing to you. These companies and partners may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. These cookies do not contain personally identifiable information.
OCVA encourages comments, critiques, questions, and suggestions. By posting comments on our website you are agreeing to the following:
All comments left on the OCVA website are the responsibility of the commenter. By submitting a comment on our website, you agree that the comment content is your own, and to hold this site, OCVA, harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.
OCVA reserves 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. The comment form must be filled in with a proper or legitimate sounding name and URL. Comments using keywords, spam or splog-like URLs or suspicious information in the comment form will be edited or deleted.
Email Privacy: Valid email addresses are required for commenting, and they are not published, nor shared except as described above. They may be used by the site owner to privately contact the commenter.
Commenter Privacy and Protection: All email, physical mail, phone numbers, and any private and personal information posted in any comment will be deleted as soon as possible to protect the privacy of the commenter. To prevent such editing, never share this private information within the comment.
Language and Manners: This website is “family friendly” and comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by website’s owner and administrator to be rude and offensive, will be edited or deleted.
- We will not allow personal attacks or vulgar, abusive, offensive, threatening or harassing language. This includes creative spellings of swear words using asterisks or spaces between words.
- We will not allow comments that contain sexual content or links to sexual content.
- We will not allow comments that promote or advertise a person or a business or commercial transaction that is unrelated to travel within the state of Oregon.
- We will not allow comments that promote or oppose any person campaigning for election to a political office or that promote or oppose any ballot measure.
- We will not allow comments or posts that disclose information which the agency and its employees are required to keep confidential by law or administrative rule.
Limit Links: This site is setup to automatically hold any comment with more than two links in moderation, which may delay your comment from appearing. Any comment with more than four links could be marked as comment spam.
How OCVA Will Respond: Comments will only be responded to in direct response to the comment. The site administrator(s) will not respond privately via email or other communication method to a comment.
Comment Spam: Any comment assumed to be possible comment spam will be deleted and marked as comment spam.
Commenters Blocked: Anyone who violates this Comments Policy may be blocked from future access and/or commenting on this network of sites.
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.
Trackbacks Are Comments: All trackbacks will be treated inline with our Comments Policy.
Photo Gallery: Photos used on this website are taken from the OCVA (Oregon Coast Visitors Association) gallery on Flickr.com and their use is covered under the Creative Commons license. This allows visitors and residents of the Oregon Coast to share their experiences so others may see its beauty through their eyes.