Legal

The Eastern Regional Tourism District (the District) does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on the web site, nor endorses any products or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.

The website located at www.mystic.org is jointly shared and governed by the two organizations. Use requires agreement by both organizations.


PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy explains what information is collected via the website located at www.mystic.org, why the information is collected and how it is used. The District does not share or sell your personal information to anyone. The District does not participate in any form of SPAM and will not send any unsolicited emails.

INFORMATION COLLECTED ONLINE
The information collected online is used for email broadcasts utilizing tailored information upon the request of a visitor. Information received such as name, email address, home address, and data collected regarding areas of interest is stored in a database. The database is available for the District usage only and is not shared with anyone. None of the information collected is sold or shared with any third party, and is available only to authorized personnel at the District. Anyone receiving email updates from the District who wishes to be removed should immediately click on the "unsubscribe from this newsletter" link, which is included in every email correspondence that is transmitted from the District.

When visiting the website (www.mystic.org) to browse, read pages and/or download information, the District automatically collect and stores the following information, which is used to evaluate the site's efficiency in serving its users.

  • The internet domain from which you accessed our site
  • The type of browser and operation system used to access our site
  • The date and time you accessed our site
  • The pages you visit
  • And, if you linked from another site, the URL of that site

 

E-NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBER LISTS
If you voluntarily provide an e-mail address while on the site using our E- Newsletter self-subscribe service, you will receive periodic E-Newsletter updates, unless you elect to opt out. Each issue of our E-Newsletter includes directions on how you can unsubscribe if you wish to do so.

VACATION GUIDE ORDER FORM
Information voluntarily entered through our Vacation Guide Online Order Form may be provided to other tourism organizations and businesses on a selected basis, unless you indicate that you do not wish to receive our E- Newsletter. The user's contact information is also used to contact the user when necessary for surveys or contest entries.

All data collected by the District is subject to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act. If you link to another site from www.mystic.org you are subject to the privacy policy of each site to which you link and we are not responsible for the content of such sites.

CONTESTS & DRAWINGS
On occasion, the District will conduct online contests, giveaways, or drawings, which require information to be provided for eligibility. The information collected in these contests is subject to our Privacy Policy and Conditions of Use and is not shared. However, if the user does not provide the requested information, he/she may not be eligible for the contest. The information submitted is entered into a random drawing of the names to determine the winner. The entrant may choose to receive continued e-mails from the District. If the entrant does not choose to receive e-mail, the information submitted by the entrant is deleted from the database after the contests, giveaways, or drawings have ended.

COOKIES
In order to better serve the Web site visitor, cookies are used in some areas of the Web site to track general user trends. Cookies are small files that a Web server requests Web browsers to store and send to the same Web server in the future - usually to provide the Web site visitor a "personalized" or "persistent" browsing experience. Cookies are not used to store personally identifiable information from users or to track activities beyond our website. The District does not maintain copies of cookies on our site after you leave it. The District retains the right to cease sending information through this process to any and all of the receiving entities described above at any time whether for cause or convenience.

DISCLAIMER
The District reserves the right to accept or reject any and all hot links. While we provide links to other Web sites, once you leave the District web site, you will be going to sites that are beyond our control and you are subject to the privacy policy of that site.

The District is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any pages linked to or referenced from this site. Although the www.mystic.org web site includes addresses, phone numbers, hours of operation for attractions and dates and hours of events, you should call ahead before driving long distance to visit any single attraction or to attend an event. Time, days and hours of operation may vary and occasionally events are rescheduled or canceled.