Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last modified on August 1, 2016.
The Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates MadeInHillsborough.org (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at MadeInHillsborough.org.

Information Collection And Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, postal address and phone number (“Personal Information”). This Website is the sole owner of the information collected on This Website. However, information voluntarily submitted to forms on This Website will be shared with other organizations in order to serve our customers. This information may be shared with and/or sold to one or several organizations or third party providers, as well as companies contracted to work with This Website for the purposes of lead qualification/verification. This Website may also use user information internally to present other relevant offers to our users.

This Website collects information from our users at several different points:

Landing Pages
Users entering This Site from external websites through creative including widgets, ad banners, ad text, or any other advertising creative may be directed to signup-form landing pages. These landing pages may serve a variety of purposes, including collecting user information for the purpose of being passed on to partner organizations, offering free downloads in exchange for the user’s email address, or other variations on this theme. Users of This Website ALWAYS have a choice to participate and submit their information onto This Website’s web forms.

Registration
In order to use some features of This Website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to provide contact information (such as name and email address) as well as certain information regarding a user’s home and energy usage. This Website may use this information to contact the user, via email, direct mail or telephone, about services on our site for which he has expressed interest. This Website may provide this contact information to partner organizations and other third party service providers who can help fulfill your information/service request.

Third Party Communications
As stated above, This Website may provide the user’s contact information to partner organizations and other third party service providers who can help fulfill the user’s information/service request. Accordingly, these third parties may directly contact the user (via email, direct marketing, or telemarketing) about (i) the user’s information/service requests through This Website and/or (ii) their own products and services. Please see the Opt-out section for how to opt out of receiving these communications.

Profile
We store information that we collect through cookies and log files to create a profile of our users. Collected information is tied to the user’s personally identifiable information to provide services and improve the content of This Website for the user. This profile is used to tailor a user’s service from This Website and may be used to direct pertinent This Website marketing promotions to them. We may share your profile with third party service providers in order to enhance your user experience and our services.

Log Data
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Cookies
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

Advertising
Third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from our website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target advertisements.

The Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County uses Remarketing with Google Analytics and Facebook to advertise on third party sites to you after you visited our Site. We and our third party vendors, like Google, use first party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Site.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page. Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

You can opt-out of remarketing by visiting the links below:
For Google: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en
For Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/
General Opt-out: http://www.aboutads.info/choices

Do Not Track Disclosure
The Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.

Do Not Track (DNT) is a preference you can set in your web browser to let the websites you visit know that you do not want to be tracked. You can disable or enable this setting by visiting the Preferences or Settings menu of your web browser.

Communications
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in any email we send.

Compliance With Laws
The Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Site.

Sharing of Information
This Website does not sell or otherwise disclose information about our website visitors, except as described here. This Website may share the information you provide among our partners and other third party service providers in order to help fulfill your information/service request. Please note that these third parties with whom This Website shares your information may (i) use such personal information for their own purposes (including commercial purposes) as set forth in their respective privacy policies or (ii) may disclose or dispose of your information to other third parties in the course of their own business. Users may opt out of this use by contacting these third parties directly. The opt-out terms for these third parties will be governed by their respective privacy policies. In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity or (ii) if this is necessary to protect the vital interests of This Website or a person.

Business Transaction
If The Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Information may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Information is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Security
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To Other Sites
Our Site may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

The Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy
Our Site does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a Children under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

Changes To This Privacy Policy
The Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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