Privacy Policy

The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for any website within our Internet domains downtownseattle.com, downtownseattle.org, seattlemid.com and seattlemid.org

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, log access where you may have administrative rights and to administer our Web site.

DSA does not engage in the practice of selling mailing lists. All information gathered on our websites is for our internal use only.

If and/or when sensitive data is needed, we use industry standard “SSL” encryption to protect all data being transferred via the Internet from you to our servers. However, if such data does not contain any personal financial information, such as credit card numbers, we may choose not to use SSL.

Our site’s registration form and online surveys may require users and visitors to give us contact information (such as name and email address), financial information (such as account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level). This information is used to contact the visitor when necessary. Financial information that is collected is used to check the users’ qualifications for registration and to bill the user for products and services. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site.

LINKS

Our site contains links to other sites. DSA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. We provide links from our website to DSA Members, partners and MID Ratepayers, or other organizations which may enhance or clarify specific pages on our site, where the content of such sites is appropriate for a general audience and viewers of all ages.

PUBLIC FORUMS

Our sites may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

SECURITY

Our sites have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We protect all customer databases behind safety firewall systems that are not directly accessible from the Internet. Additionally, we further restrict access to customer information only to those people that need such information to complete your order, registration or other service. When sensitive data is needed we use industry standard “SSL” encryption to protect all data being transferred via the Internet from you to our servers. However, if such data does not contain any personal financial information, such as credit card numbers, we may choose not to use SSL.

CHOICE/OPT OUT

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor.

Our site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database, to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service. Choosing this option may jeopardize your ability to register for other services or products using our systems.

To opt out, you can send email to info@downtownseattle.org.

CORRECT/UPDATE

Our sites provide users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

To send a correction or update, you can send e-mail to info@downtownseattle.org

CONTACTING THE WEBSITE

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of our site, or your dealings with our Website, you can contact us at info@downtownseattle.org or: 
Downtown Seattle Association
, Attn: Customer Service, 1809 7th Avenue
, Suite 900, 
Seattle, WA 98101.

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