Website Policy

Website Policy

Disclaimers

This website and the information it contains is monitored to ensure proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for comparable purposes. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other than its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.

Ownership

Information on this website primarily (but not exclusively) has been created or is owned by the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor or the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund, Inc.

If you wish to use any material, you must seek permission directly from the owning (or holding) sources.

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund, Inc. shall have the unlimited right to use for any purpose, free of any charge, all information submitted via this site except those submissions made under separate legal contract. Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund, Inc. shall be free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, or techniques contained in information provided through this site.

The arrowhead symbol is the official insignia and registered mark of the National Park Service (NPS). As such, it is protected by trademark laws and by 18 U.S.C. § 701, which provides for criminal penalties against non-governmental use of Government marks and other insignia. The arrowhead symbol may not be used without prior written permission from the Director of the NPS.

Restriction of Liability

The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund, Inc. make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this website or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources. Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by us.

Privacy Policies
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund, Inc. are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you.

We will not share your information with other parties outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request(s).

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about new information, products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time (by contacting us via the email address or phone number provided):

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
Information Collected for Tracking and Customization (Cookies)

The We use “cookies” on this site (session or persistent). A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Most Internet browsers automatically accept persistent cookies. Although using persistent cookies creates a much better experience for you, this site will also work without them.

If you do not wish to have session or persistent cookies stored on your machine, you can edit your browser’s options to stop accepting persistent cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

Sharing

You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in e-mail with a comment or question. We use the information to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. Sometimes we forward your e-mail to other employees or authorized partners who may be better able to help you. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, or approved contractors or consultants related to the purpose of your inquiry, we do not share our e-mail with any other outside organizations.

We partner with other parties to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Links to Other Sites

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees or contractors who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Updates

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, or feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, please contact us immediately via email at wcc2017info@eriecanalway.org or via telephone at 518-237-7000 x 207.

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