Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement for Visit Duluth
The Official Destination Marketing Organization of Duluth, Minnesota

Visit Duluth (“VISD”) operates the Web Site (the “Web Site”). You may use the Web Site only if you comply with and agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement and Terms of Use (collectively, these “Terms of Use”).

Please take a few minutes to review these Terms of Use before using the Web Site. By browsing, or otherwise using or contributing to the Web Site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access, use, or contribute to the Web Site.

I. Privacy Statement

VISD is committed to maintaining a Web Site that protects the individual’s right to privacy. We do not require personal information from our visitors, nor do we collect any personally identifying information (name, email address, Social Security number, or other unique identifier) unless you knowingly provide it.

Other Information You May Provide to Us

You may decide to send us personally identifiable information and other information or materials through the Web Site, including by completion of on-line forms, entries to contests or sweepstakes, e-mail messages, or otherwise. All personally identifiable information you submit to us via such electronic communications will be managed in accordance with this Privacy Statement. We may use such information to provide you further information or services (e.g. to provide you with brochures or other requested information, or to process your entry into a contest), to improve our Web Site for you, or otherwise as applicable. We may share your online registration information with co-sponsors of any contests, sweepstakes or other online activities featured on the Web Site. Visit Duluth will only use this information for the purpose of keeping in touch with you. All information is kept confidential. We will not sell your personal information to other companies.

Email Newsletters

We offer several free travel information email newsletters. There are three ways you may be subscribed to one or more of our newsletters: 1) you electronically subscribed (opt-in) 2) you explicitly asked to be subscribed to a newsletter; or 3) you gave us your email address when requesting travel information in the past, and told us you would like to receive travel information in the future. Subscribing to any of our email newsletters requires positive confirmation from you by email, and options for unsubscribing (“opt-out”) from a newsletter are provided at the bottom of each electronic newsletter.

Data Collection for Statistics

To aid in Web Site management, certain information is collected for statistical purposes. VISD uses specialized software to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest to our customers, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

Information we collect about your visit may include:

  • Web Site from which you linked directly to our Web Site, if you have used another Web Site to reach our Web Site
  • IP address of the computer from which you connect to our Web Site
  • Operating system and Web browser you use to view our Web Site
  • Date and time you accessed our Web Site
  • Pages you visit during your visit to our Web Site
  • Searches you execute on our Web Site

Information we collect is to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our Web Site, allowing us to make our Web Site more useful and accessible to visitors.