Privacy Policy

Information Collection and Use
City of Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development and Tourism (EDT) is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. EDT will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site.  Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Please note, (a) third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from the website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads, (b) users can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting, and (c) user can access a mechanism for exercising such choice www.aboutads.info/choices.

Log Files
EDT uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Links
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that EDT is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.

Personal Information
Participation in this program does require providing a small amount of personal information, including name and email. Additional information, such as social media accounts, may be required to verify participation in specific activities related to this program. This information is not used beyond verification purposes. Contact information will be used to inform participants of updates and changes to the program as well as to notify winners and award prizes.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our privacy page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under which circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

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