REDI Privacy Policy: Your Privacy Rights

The Effective Date of this Privacy Policy is February 19, 2016.

The website www.columbiaredi.com opens in a new window (identified herein as the “Site”) and the web pages thereof are owned and operated by Regional Economic Development Inc. (“REDI” or “we” or “us” or “our”), a Missouri not-for-profit corporation with its principle place of business at 500 East Walnut Street, Suite 102, Columbia, Missouri 65201. Please read the following sections carefully, as they contain the privacy policies covering the use of your information obtained through your use of the Site (the “Privacy Policy”). Additionally, you should review our Terms of Use opens in a new window. Inquiries or concerns regarding these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy may be sent to REDI@CoMo.gov.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING PRIVACY POLICY AND THE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. BY USING THE SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ASSENT TO BOTH THE TERMS OF USE AND THE PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT ASSENT TO BOTH THE TERMS OF USE AND THE PRIVACY POLICY, YOU MAY NOT USE THE SITE.

At REDI, we share your concerns about privacy. We have created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the site www.columbiaredi.com.

NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Except as expressly identified below, we do not disclose a user’s personal information to any third party. Thus, under California Civil Code Sections 1798.80-1798.84, REDI has no obligation to a California resident to provide further information regarding REDI’s use of the California resident’s personal data. Any inquiries regarding the Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy can be directed to the contact identified below.

NOTICE TO UTAH RESIDENTS

Except as expressly identified below, we do not disclose a user’s personal data to any third party.

IP ADDRESS

We may log all connections to our web servers. Those log files will include your IP address. An IP address is NOT personally identifiable information, but general information about your location, connection to the Internet, and your Internet Service Provider. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Site. Additionally, we will use your IP address to track your navigation of the Site and we may use your navigation history in current and future marketing efforts to you and to others.

COOKIES

“Cookies” are small pieces of information stored in a user’s browser that give that user a unique identification. The Site may insert cookies into your browser that identify you as a previous user of the Site and contain non-personally identifying information regarding you and your navigation of the Site. In some instances, these cookies may be used by REDI or other websites during your future navigation of the Internet to target specific advertisements to you based on your previous use of the Site. The Site may also read cookies already stored within your browser to identify non-personal information about you and communicate this information to other advertisers. All cookies are established on a per session basis, and are not permanently stored on your machine. For more information about cookies, please visit www.AboutCookies.org.

CLEAR GIFS

We may also employ a software technology called clear gifs (also known as web beacons) that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. Clear gifs and cookies are not tied to user’s personally identifiable information.

OTHER INFORMATION COLLECTED AND HOW IT IS USED

In addition to your IP address and the information collected through cookies and clear gifs, REDI may collect personally identifiable information about you that you voluntarily provide while using the Site. REDI may use such personally identifiable information to contact you when reasonably necessary, to administer or provide customer support for the Site, and to provide you with electronic communications about new products or services or upcoming events. Your email address may also be used to facilitate contact between you and other users of the Site. REDI may disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties from time to time in our sole discretion. Reasons we might disclose personally identifiable information include to comply with laws, regulations or other governmental authority, to help us provide and maintain the Site, or upon the transfer or sale to another entity of all or substantially all of REDI’s stock or assets.

COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C., §§ 6501-06 and 16 C.F.R., §§ 312.1-312.12, our Site does not permit children under 13 years of age to become users, and we do not collect information from children. By using our Site, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older.

SECURITY

The Site includes security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control; however, REDI does not guarantee the performance or adequacy of such security measures.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

The Site may contain links to other websites that are not owned or operated by REDI. REDI is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties or the content or security of such third-party websites. User hereby assumes all risk associated with the employing of any third party and obtaining their goods or services.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we currently collect through your use of the Site, and the ways we use and protect that information. From time to time, we may collect different types of information and use that information in different ways – for example, when we add features or services to www.columbiaredi.com. In these cases, we may edit this policy to explain the new practices. Because protecting your privacy is very important to us, we do not expect major changes in policy. However, if we do make significant changes in our practices, we may include announcements on the www.columbiaredi.com home page so that you will know to review the revised Privacy Policy. In any event, by accessing and navigating the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by the then-current Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is also subject to the Terms of Use located on the Site, and the Terms of Use take precedence over any conflicting provision in this Privacy Policy.

CONTACT US

To remove or change your contact information in our database, or to not receive future mailings or other communications, as well as for all other inquiries, please contact us at any time using one of the options below:

  1. Email webmaster at REDI@CoMo.gov.
  2. Contact us by mail at:
    Regional Economic Development Inc., 500 East Walnut Street, Suite 102, Columbia, Missouri 65201