Privacy Policy

Protection of Your Privacy Rights

North Coast Ohio is committed to protecting your privacy and personal information. By using our website, you agree to our privacy policy (updated March 16, 2015) as described below.

This policy outlines the collection and use of your personal and system data. Any future updates to our policy will be noted on this page. You will be notified via email within 48 hours of any potential security threat or breach of personal information.

Types of Information we Collect

User-Provided Personal Information:

We ask for certain information such as your name and email address when you use our contact form, or if you correspond with us via email. We may also retain any messages you send through the website or via email.

How we use it: We use this information to respond to inquiries and/or provide support to our website users. Please Note: We do not store email addresses in a database or email marketing campaign and will never send you spam.

Please Note: If you choose to use our online event registration/payment, you are also agreeing to the PayPal Privacy Policy. Further information can be found at paypal.com.

System/Network Information:

The website automatically collects system information such as platform (phone/tablet/desktop), browser and version number (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, ect.), and IP (Internet Protocol) address. This information is collected via Google Analytics and is not stored in conjunction with users’ personal information.

How we use it: We use system information to ensure our website looks great across the most-commonly used platforms.

Demographic Data:

Through the use of Google Analytics, the North Coast Ohio website tracks general demographic and geographic data. This information includes, but is not limited to:

  • Language
  • Country
  • City

How we use it: This information provides insight on who is included in the audience of the North Coast Ohio website. It is used to ensure our target audience is being reached.

Please Note: Your exact location or address is never included in geographic data.

Geographic data sharing can be turned off in your system/browser settings on your device. You can also use private browser windows in order to disable demographic and geographic data sharing.

Cookie Policy

Our website does not employ the use of cookies on users except in the case of Board Members, who have the ability to login. Please Note: Board Members who disable cookies will not be able to access the website’s editing capabilities.

Third-Party Sharing

Personal and system information is not shared with third-party organizations for marketing or commercial purposes.

North Coast Ohio reserves the right to provide access to and/or disclose user information upon government request, in response to a court order, or when required by law to do so.

Links to External Websites or Resources

North Coast Ohio is not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from our website. If you follow a link which leaves our website, our Privacy Policy no longer applies. You will need to familiarize yourself with that organization’s policies and terms.

We are also not responsible for the information or content on external websites or resources. Links to external resources are provided solely as a service to our users.


Questions or Comments

Inquiries regarding the North Coast Ohio Privacy Policy can be directed to webmaster[at]northcoastohio.org or by filling out our Contact Form.