Privacy Policy

Lamoille Economic Develop Corporation and also “doing business as” Lamoille Chamber of Commerce, is a private not-for-profit corporation (LEDC). 

When you visit our website, lamoilleeconomy.org we will collect certain information.  This Privacy Statement sets forth the current LEDC policy regarding what information we gather from our website and how we use it. LEDC wants to be upfront about the information we collect, how we use it, whom we share it with, and the controls we give you to access, update, and delete your information. Please be advised that this policy may be changed by LEDC at any time.  If you have any questions about anything in our Privacy Policy just contact us.

LEDC is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations.

Information You Provide and We Collect

When you visit our website, we collect information that you provide to us.  For example, when you register for a workshop or event, request visitor or relocation information, sign up for our newsletters.  The information we collect includes your name, business name, phone number, and email address.

When purchasing services on our website, your credit card information is sent in encrypted form to our credit card processor.  This means humans cannot read it.  It also means if someone is intercepting your internet traffic the credit card number is scrambled.  No one can read it except our credit card processing company.

We use secure servers (SSL) and encryption.  On our site when you see the URL change from “http://” to “https://” all data transmission is encrypted to secure your information.  Using your credit card on our site is very safe.

Information We Get When You Use Our Services

LEDC also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of lamoilleeconomy.org.

This site visitation data is identified only by a unique ID number, and it is never linked with personal information unless a user consents as described below.

We use the information collected for the following purposes:

  • To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.
  • To deliver services, such as newsletters, events, training, or products that you request or purchase.
  • To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
  • To alert you to special offers, updated information, and other new services from LEDC, if you so request.

LEDC may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on LEDC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of LEDC and its family of web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of LEDC employees, users of LEDC products or services, or members of the public.

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which LEDC or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. LEDC abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Information Provided By You During Our Consulting Services

When you request business counseling services from LEDC, you permit LEDC the use of your name and address for LEDC informational mailings. You understand that any information disclosed will be held in strict confidence. LEDC will not provide your personal information to commercial entitites.

Opt-Out of LEDC Communications

If you submit information and decide that you do not want this information to be used by LEDC, third parties, or for secondary purposes beyond the purpose for which you submit the information, you may opt-out by contacting LEDC by postal mail (PO Box 455, Morrisville, VT 05661), email, info@lamoilleeconomy.org or telephone (802-888-5640). In addition, upon request to the we will provide to a visitor a summary of any personal information retained by LEDC, and the visitor may modify, correct or update their personal record, or direct their personal record be deleted from LEDC’s databases. LEDC will only send personal records to the email address on file for the visitor name associated with it.

Protection of Children’s Personal Information

LEDCis a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

Use of Cookies

When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer’s machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously. One use of cookies is to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics described above.

We also use cookies to collect information on which newsletter links are clicked by customers. This information is used to ensure we are sending information customers want to read. It is collected in aggregate form and never linked with your personal information.

Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a lamoilleeconomy.org web page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information on lamoilleeconomy.org; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about lamoilleeconomy.org website usage. We may share aggregated site statistics with partner companies but do not allow other companies to place clear gifs on our sites.

If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the lamoilleeconomy.org website, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however, you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.

Enforcement of this Privacy Statement

If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact LEDC at info@lamoilleeconomy.org

Changes to this Statement

LEDC will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date of the privacy statement.

Contact Information

LEDC welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement; please contact us by e-mail at info@lamoilleeconomy.org or postal mail, PO Box 455, Morrisville, VT 05661.

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