Privacy Policy

By accessing this site, you accept these policies.

This website (the "Site") is provided by Visit Grand Junction (“VGJ”) (the “Controllers”) and maintained by Simpleview (jointly with VGJ, the "Providers") to promote tourism to and provide information to visitors about the Grand Junction area. The information on this Site is provided "as is" and may not be accurate or up-to-date; the Controllers and Providers make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied.

The Controllers and Providers reserve the right to update the Privacy Policy (the "Policy") at any time. Updates will be posted here and effective upon posting. You agree to check for updates to the Policy regularly.

The Controllers and Providers are committed to protecting your privacy. Visit Grand Junction is the sole owner of all information collected on this site. The Controllers and Providers will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in any way that has not been mentioned in the Policy.

Information We Collect

We may collect various types of personal information, including but not limited to:

Contact Information: Name, email address, phone number, postal address, and other relevant contact details.
Demographic Information: Age, gender, and other demographic details.
Usage Information: Information about your interactions with our website, including pages visited, time spent, and referring websites.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies: Information collected through cookies and similar technologies, such as IP address, browser type, and device information.
First-Party Data: Information you voluntarily provide to us when interacting with our services.

How we collect personal information offline

Personal information will only be collected by lawful and fair means, for one or more specified purposes, which are relevant to VisitGrandJunction.com’s operations. When personal information is collected directly from the individual to whom it relates, the purpose of collection will be identified and it will only be collected with the person's consent.

Information collected on this site may also be combined and de-identified to provide the Controller with anonymous demographic and usage information. The Controller can then use this aggregated information to develop new and/or more appropriate content to our users.

In addition, anonymous navigation information may be used for statistical analysis of the site, for marketing purposes and to tailor the content of the site to the needs of VisitGrandJunction.com users. Statistical information is not disclosed in connection with your personal information.

Obtaining your Consent

By using the Site, you give the Controllers and Providers permission to collect information about the pages served to you as an anonymous user for the purpose of calculating aggregate site statistics and to enhance the relevancy of the Site. If you register at the Site, you authorize the Controllers and Providers to use information you provide to personalize the information we deliver to you and to use your demographic information when calculating aggregate customer data.

E-mail addresses and other personally identifying data about each user are known to the Controllers and Providers only when voluntarily submitted or emailed by a user.  With a user’s express consent, Controllers and Providers may use personally identifying data to inform that user about products, offers, events and other information which the user indicates are of interest, or which Controllers or Providers feel may be of interest to him or her. You may consent to such use and may also revoke that consent at any time by sending an email to visitgj@gjcity.org.

If you no longer wish to receive e-mail communications from Visit Grand Junction, you should follow the removal instructions located at the bottom of the e-mail received or email VisitGJ@GJcity.org.   

You have the right to be erased from and forgotten by the Controllers and Providers. We will erase and eliminate any personally identifying data pertaining to any user from its website and database upon request.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Cookies and other tracking technologies are used to identify registered users and to provide the personalization preferences indicated previously by the user. The cookies allow the Site to track movement within the Site and provides no information on activity outside of the Site. Removal or disabling of the cookie will not allow the Site to recognize the user.

Cookies and other tracking technologies may also be used to track usage of the Site by non-registered users and to gather demographic information about our user base. These cookies and tracking technologies are used to further understand how users navigate and use the site by IP address and visited pages. These cookies and tracking technologies do not provide any personal identification and is used to optimize the Site and increase usability for all users. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

Third Parties

The Controllers and Providers may provide third parties with aggregate statistics about users, traffic patterns, and related site information. This data reflects usage patterns gathered during thousands of user visits to the Site each month but does not contain behavioral or identifying information about any individual user, unless that user has given permission to share that information. We may also provide log files and other databases of user information to third parties for analysis, to gain a better understanding of traffic through the Site and thus improve content offerings.  We also may use third-party companies to deliver e-mail newsletters and other messages over e-mail.

Personal information collected at this site will only be disclosed to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy and with the terms and conditions of any relevant service. You should check the terms and conditions of individual products and services for information about disclosures.

Data Sharing

We may share your personal information with (including, but not limited to) the following:

Service Providers: Third-party service providers who assist us in delivering our services and marketing efforts.
Business Partners: Partnerships with businesses for joint marketing and promotional campaigns.
Legal Compliance: In response to legal obligations, such as subpoenas, court orders, or regulatory requests.

Security

We use reasonable precautions to secure the personal information you disclose in your browsing and your submissions. When necessary, the Providers use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to ensure the security of information transmitted between your browser and our servers. We employ reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, no data transmission over the internet is completely secure.

Submitted Materials

The Controllers and Providers welcome user comments and suggestions regarding the Site. Note, however, that any notes, messages, postings, ideas, suggestions, or other material, submitted to the Controllers or Providers, becomes property of the Controllers and Providers and may be used, not used, or modified at their sole discretion. By submitting information or material using the Site, you give the Controllers and Providers permission to use it in any manner indefinitely without compensation to you.

Accessibility Statement

The Controller and the City of Grand Junction is committed to providing electronic communication that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website. We seek to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) WCAG. Our conformance with these guidelines will help make our website more user-friendly for all visitors. Please be patient as we upgrade older pages and documents (including old meeting minutes) of our website to conform to this journey.

If you use assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, a screen reader, or TTY) and the format of any material on this website interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us. To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the web address of the requested material, and your contact information. Users who need accessibility assistance can also contact us by phone through the Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY/Voice communication.

Disclaimer

While all attempts have been made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of all materials contained within this website, we recognize the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Information on businesses and organizations within the VisitGrandJunction.com website is provided by those organizations and is not verified or endorsed by the Visit Grand Junction. VisitGrandJunction.com expressly denies any guarantee of the accuracy or reliability of information published on the site and shall not be held responsible for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy or reliability of such information. User shall use information obtained through the Internet at own risk and is encouraged to call individual businesses to verify prices, amenities, features, dates and all other important details before traveling.

There are adventures and activities featured in this website that carry significant risk of personal injury or death. We do not recommend that anyone participate in these activities unless they are fully aware of the risks and are willing to personally assume all responsibility associated with those risks. VisitGrandJunction.com, Visit Grand Junction, and the City of Grand Junction are not liable for incidents or accidents arising from information we provide in this website.

I grant the controller permission to use any or all of my information for web usage. Content may be edited for placement.

Protecting Children

The Controllers and Providers do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn we have collected or received information from a child under 13 without parental or guardian consent, we will delete that information.

Questions

If you have any questions about the Policy, contact the Controller at VisitGJ@GJcity.org.

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