Last updated: Jan 2, 2024
Who We Are: Welcome to The Sugarhouse at Elk Forge. Our website address is: https://events-sugarhouse.com/.
Terms and Conditions: Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for details regarding the use of our website.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect various types of personal information from our users for various purposes. This may include, but is not limited to:
- Name, Email Address, Personal Account Preferences, and Contact Data
- Transactional Data such as Purchase Information
- Technical Data like Information about Cookies, IP Addresses, and Browser Types
We collect this data to connect with you, our client, or potential customer, and improve our services. Personal data is also generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third-party embeds.
By default, The Sugarhouse at Elk Forge does not collect personal data about visitors, unless they interact with our site through comments, creating an account, or other similar interactions.
Use of Personal Information
We use the information you provide to register for an account, attend our events, receive newsletters, use certain other services, or participate in our website in any other way. We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are legally required.
You have the option to opt out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails, or reply ‘stop’ to any SMS campaigns.
Comments and Media
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and the browser user agent string to help with spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Information submitted through contact forms on our site is used for customer service purposes. We may use the information submitted through them for other purposes, such as marketing, but only if you have explicitly consented to this.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Legal Grounds for Processing Personal Information
Our processing of your personal data is based on:
- The effective delivery of information and services to you;
- Explicit consent that you have given;
- Compliance with our legal obligations.
Retention of Personal Information
We retain personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes outlined in this policy, or as required by law. Information may be kept in our systems and archives. We keep contact information until a user unsubscribes or requests that we delete that information from our live systems.
We will not delete personal data from logs or records necessary to the website’s operation, development, or archives. When deletion is requested or otherwise required, we will anonymize or remove the information from publicly accessible sites.
Rights Concerning Your Information
You have certain rights under data protection law concerning the personal information we hold about you. These include the right to request access, correction, deletion, or restriction of your personal information, and the right to object to our processing of your information.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
The Sugarhouse at Elk Forge analyzes website traffic using tools like Google Analytics. This may include collecting information such as IP addresses and page tracking. We may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to our websites but do not disclose personally identifying information other than as described in this policy.
How We Safeguard Your Information
We prioritize the security of your personal information. It is securely stored within protected networks and is only accessible to a select group of individuals who are granted special access rights and are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information. Furthermore, any sensitive or credit information you provide is safeguarded using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, ensuring it is encrypted and transmitted securely.
We take multiple security steps to protect your personal information when you enter, submit, or access it on our website. It’s important to note that all payment transactions are handled through a secure gateway provider and are neither stored nor processed on our servers.
Google and Advertising
We adhere to Google’s Advertising Principles, designed to create a positive user experience. These principles can be reviewed in detail here: Google’s Advertising Principles.
We utilize various Google services including:
- Remarketing with Google AdWords
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting
- Demographics and Interests Reporting
In partnership with Google and other third-party vendors, we use first-party cookies (like Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) to compile data regarding user interactions with our advertising and other ad service functions related to our website.
Opting Out of Google Advertising
Users can customize how they receive advertising from Google through the Google Ad Settings page. Additionally, you can opt out through the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page or the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on.
Facebook Advertising Disclaimer
For full details of Facebook’s legal terms, please visit: Facebook Legal Terms
All of Facebook’s policies are accessible here: Facebook Policies
Please be aware that our website is not affiliated with, endorsed by, or part of Facebook Inc. FACEBOOK is a registered trademark of FACEBOOK, Inc.
Our Use of Facebook Advertising
While Facebook serves as a platform for advertising, the opinions and views expressed by The Sugarhouse at Elk Forge through our advertising campaigns are our own and do not reflect those of Facebook, Inc.