Privacy Notice and Policies
Anonymous Information Collected
Some anonymous information is collected from all visitors to Ohio.org for purposes such as assessing what information is of most interest to users and system enhancements. The following information is collected and stored automatically:
- The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain) and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access our site;
- The type of hardware, browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The number of bytes of data transmitted during your visit;
- Transaction and routing information to and from your computer;
- The pages you visit; and
- If you linked to our site from another Web site, the address of that Web site (URL).
Personal Information Collected
The Ohio Department of Development does not collect personal information without your knowledge or consent. You may choose to provide personal information to us either by providing information so we may respond to an inquiry, requesting a free publication, entering a giveaway, completing a survey, or other interaction that requires a response from us. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address), demographic information (such as gender, occupation and age range) and possible vacation habits. Survey participants may be re-contacted about their vacation experiences in Ohio. We may, from time to time, re-contact you with special offers made by our marketing partners – Ohio’s tourism businesses. You may request to not receive any further offers from us.
Protection of Your Information
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Ohio.org and the State of Ohio are 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 website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to Ohio.org
Disclaimer of Endorsement: The information provided in this directory is self-reported by the listed businesses. The Ohio Department of Development makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information provided about any listed business. The Ohio Department of Development does not recommend or endorse any listed business or any products or services offered by a listed business. Any correspondence or business dealings between any user of this directory and any listed business are solely between the user and the listed business. The Ohio Department of Development shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind as a result of any such business dealings or the listing of a business in the directory.