Website Privacy Statement

Information gathered will be used by Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County. Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by users of emeraldcoastfl.com and our related Websites. We created the following guidelines with a fundamental respect for our users' right to privacy to guide our relationships with our users.

Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County collects information about users during their registration - their inquiries and their participation in certain activities on our Website, including contests and polls - through the use of cookies. When users request pages from our Web server, the server automatically collects some information about the users, including their IP addresses. These addresses are used by computers on the network to send the requested pages to users.

Our web pages may contain electronic images (called "single-pixel GIFs" or "web beacons") that allow us and our vendors to count users who have visited particular pages or to access certain cookies. We may use these tools and other technologies to recognize which pages users visit and which links they click on. These features may also be included in our email newsletters so that we can learn which messages have been opened and acted upon.

Use of Information

Information will not be sold or distributed to outside third parties. Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County will not reveal email addresses that users provide to us to any third party without their permission.

Using email addresses provided at registration or otherwise, Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County periodically sends out promotional email to our users about services and products offered by Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County. Users can indicate that they do not wish to receive email information from Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County. Third parties will not contact our users through the use of our email lists.

Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County utilizes users' IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Website. We also use them to gather broad demographic information about our users in general. This information does not contain anything that can identify users personally.

General

Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of Websites to which it may provide links or the Websites of its advertisers or clients.

Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County uses reasonable precautions to keep the personal information disclosed to us secure and to disclose such information only to responsible third parties after permission from the user.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County, please feel free to contact us.

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The information contained herein is for general information purposes only. Emerald Coast/Okaloosa County assumes no responsibility for any errors in the information provided, nor assumes any liability for any damages incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the contents of the Website. Any reliance placed on such information is therefore strictly at the user's risk.