Privacy Policy

The privacy, confidence and trust of those visiting VisitHillCitySD.com are important to VisitHillCitySD.com and our partners. To protect your privacy, no personally identifiable information is collected during your time on VisitHillCitySD.com unless voluntarily provided as part of an activity on the site.

Collection of Information

VisitHillCitySD.com only collects the information needed to provide the information and functions on the site requested by an individual. “Personal information” is any information that would allow administrators of the site to personally identify the individual who provided the specific information. This information includes the user’s name, address or phone number, etc. This personal information is only collected when provided voluntarily for a specific transaction, request additional information from VisitHillCitySD.com, or complete an activity that requests personal information.

VisitHillCitySD.com also uses Google Analytics to collect information about our visitors’ experiences on the website and statistical performance of the website—including number of pages visited, frequency of visitors to the site, general location information, etc. Additionally, the website collects demographic information including age, gender, interests and other information about users as a whole. This information cannot be used to identify an individual on the site and is used as a way for the VisitHillCitySD.com to understand how visitors are using the site so we may provide a better online experience.

Use of Information

VisitHillCitySD.com uses personal information voluntarily provided by users to complete transactions and provide additional information as requested by individual users. The information you voluntarily provided may be shared with other partners if the information requested or the transaction process must run through our partners to be completed. In these cases, individuals may receive the requested information directly from these partners. VisitHillCitySD.com also uses information collected through Google Analytics (age, gender, interests) to optimize our website and improve our services. Website users can opt-out of Google Analytics services here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We are using remarketing and audience features to show website visitors relevant messaging about Hill City after they leave the website. We will be serving digital banner ads to users who go to Hill City’s website and do not request a guide. While the user is visiting other websites, Hill City retargeting banners will be served. Third party vendors, such as Google, use this audience/cookie information to show Hill City messaging after leaving the website via a network of publisher sites. We place retargeting efforts through the Google Ad Network, which is comprised of available ad space on several websites. Visitors can opt out here: Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Cookies

This site and other applications on this site may use cookies. Cookies prevent visitors to the website from having to re-supply information they’ve supplied in the past to the website. You can disable cookies on your browser or notify you when a website attempts to send you a cookie. You may also manually delete cookies from your hard drive.

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.

Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Cookies used on this website are also being used improve online advertising efforts and serve relevant online advertisements

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

Website Security

Visitors’ private information is important to VisitHillCitySD.com, and we are committed to securing any information you share on the site.

Links to Other Sites

This site may also provide links to other sites outside of the VisitHillCitySD.com.  VisitHillCitySD.com  is not responsible for the content, protection of personal information or the privacy practices of these sites.

Contact Information

For additional questions and inquiries regarding this privacy policy, please contact:

Hill City Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 253
23935 Hwy 385
Hill City, SD  57745