Rights

Thank you for visiting our website, mackinacisland.org, which is owned and operated by the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau (MITB). All contents © 2019, MITB. All rights reserved. The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau takes your privacy very seriously. Please read this notice to learn more about the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau privacy policy.

The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau is a 501(c)(6) registered nonprofit.

Purpose

This privacy policy sets out how Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau uses and protects any information that you give Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau when you use this website. Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau’s mission is to provide you with personalized services and offerings designed to enhance your travel planning experience. To do so effectively, we collect the following information:

  • (a) Personally Identifiable Information. The personal information we collect is limited to the information you voluntarily provide. The information may include your name, telephone number, email address, and mailing address. If you do not wish your personally identifiable information to be collected, please do not submit it.
  • (b) Information from the Use of “Cookies.” Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau’s website may employ “cookie” technology. Cookies are small pieces of data stored in files on your computer allowing our website to track your use of our website as you visit and revisit the website. The use of cookies by Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau’s website complies with generally accepted programming standards and practices. Please note that you can choose to block the use of cookies through settings in your web browser.

The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau routinely collects, compiles, and reports statistics and information reflecting the use of our website and information services in order to enhance membership services and advertising services; improve marketing and promotional efforts; analyze our website usage; improve our website’s content and layout; generate aggregate reports on trends, interests, and behavior; and enhance service offerings.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

The information you voluntarily submit is used by the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau to notify consumers about updates to our website, used to contact consumers for marketing purposes, and shared with reputable Mackinac Island businesses and organizations to contact consumers for marketing purposes. Individuals are provided with the option to not have their name shared. None of the information we collect will be used for a purpose other than the express purposes set forth in this statement, except as required by law. Individuals will be provided with the ability to “opt out” at any time of any communication regarding new service updates from the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau.

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties that we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Electronic Newsletters

We offer free electronic newsletters based upon your voluntary subscription. You will only receive an electronic newsletter if you have requested it (opted-in).

Visitors who have opted into our marketing emails can opt-out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our marketing messages. Email data and other data through third-party sources (like public social media accounts and Google analytics) is used to better understand our subscribers and provide aggregated insights.

Security

We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged on our site. We have appropriate security measures in place at our physical site to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you on our site. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau is 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 information by this website.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau may update this policy from time to time. The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau will notify you about significant changes in the way it treats your Personal Information by sending a notice to the primary email address you have specified or by placing a prominent notice on the website.

SMS Terms and Conditions

Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau Terms and Conditions

  1. By texting to a Mackinac Island, Michigan short code you consent to receive one or more automated texts at the phone number from which you texted or at the phone number you entered in the form.
  2. We will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your mobile service operator. SMS MESSAGE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, AND WE MAKE NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
  3. Data obtained from you in connection with this SMS service may include your cell phone number, your carrier’s name, and the date, time and content of your messages, as well as other information that you provide. We may use this information to contact you and to provide the services you request from us.
  4. By subscribing, you consent to receive information about the Mackinac Island, Michigan area. Keywords will provide information about events, offers, and other general marketing materials or information. This information will come from the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau.
  5. By subscribing or otherwise using the service, you acknowledge and agree that we will have the right to change and/or terminate the service at any time, with or without cause and/or advance notice.
  6. To cancel your SMS subscriptions, text STOP to 59925 in reply to a text message you receive. You may receive a subsequent message confirming your opt-out request.
  7. For additional help, text HELP to 59925 in reply to a text message you receive.
  8. Message and Data Rates May Apply.
  9. InVenue Mobile is not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
  10. United States Participating Carriers Include AT&T, T-Mobile®, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Boost, U.S. Cellular®, MetroPCS®, InterOp, Cellcom, C Spire Wireless, Cricket, Virgin Mobile and others.

Our privacy policy is at www.mackinacisland.org

Customer Support: info@mackinacisland.org

Customer Support: 906-847-3783

 

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