Policy for VisitingNewEngland.com
the site or giving us any personal information. By using the site, you
may be changed, but any changes will be posted and alterations will not
apply to activities on a retroactive basis. Please review the privacy
policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how
any personal information you submit will be used.
for the VisitingNewEngland.com site only. If you link to other web
sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those individual
collect personally identifiable information, including names, towns of
residence, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our
visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific
request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific
request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for
example to add you to our newsletter mailing list.
of Personal Information
may provide VisitingNewEngland.com with personal information through
our blog or any review postings. We may retain the content of any email
messages sent by visitors, including names and emails addresses.
and Other Tracking Tools
only uses cookie and tracking technology for gathering basic
information such as browser type and operating system, tracking how
many visitors look at the site, and understanding how visitors
specifically use the site. Personal information will not be collected
via cookies and other tracking technology, even if you previously
provided personally identifiable information. Aggregate cookie and
tracking information will not be shared with third parties. Please note
that third parties (including advertisers) may serve content and/or
advertisements and collect information directly from visitors and may
place or recognize cookies on visitors' browsers. For example, Google,
VisitingNewEngland.com, as well as our other sites. Google's use of the
DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to
our sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use
of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and
We care about
children and understand that they have special privacy needs.
1. We will NOT
collect, use, or distribute to third parties personally identifiable
information without prior verifiable parental consent.
2. We will NOT give the child access to unmonitored chat rooms, message
boards, email accounts, or other services that would give the child the
ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally
identifiable information without prior verifiable parental consent
3. When verifiable parental consent is not obtained, we will only use
the online contact information (such as email) to:
a. Respond directly to the child's request on a one-time basis and not
use that information to re-contact the child for other purposes.
b. Request the name or online contact information of a parent for the
purpose of obtaining verifiable parental consent or providing parental
c. Respond more than once directly to a specific request from a child
(such as in the case where a child requests a newsletter subscription)
and not used to re-contact the child for other purposes. We will use
our best efforts to provide parental notification, which will include
the nature and intended use as well as an opportunity for the parent to
prevent the use of the information and participation in the activity.
4. We will NOT
entice the child to divulge more information than is needed to
participate in any activity, game, or service.
5. We will provide the parent a description of the specific types of a
personally identifiable information collected from their child upon
request. We will allow the parent to refuse further use or future
online collection of personally identifiable information and provide a
way for a parent to obtain any personally identifiable information
collected from their child.
6. We will provide notice to children in age appropriate terms of what
personally identifiable information is to be collected.
7. We will NOT provide any links to Web sites that are unsuitable for
8. We will encourage children to get their parent's permission before
sharing personal information online.
may share information with governmental agencies or other companies
assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when:
(1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or
prevent actual or potential fraud; or, (3) investigating fraud which
has already taken place. The information is not provided to these
companies or agencies for marketing purposes.
to Data Security
personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized
employees (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential)
have access to this information.
If you have any
us at VisitingNewEngland.com, any time.
We reserve the
right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will
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