Privacy Policy

When you access mackinacparks.com, we may gather information in the following ways:

  • Information collected automatically. Mackinacparks.com uses Google Analytics to collect and process some of your information. This may include information about how you linked to Mackinacparks.com, when you accessed our website, the searches you initiated, things you clicked on, your IP address, the type of browser and operating system you used, and the pages you requested and visited. This information is aggregated and is used to improve the website. For more information, please visit Google’s website to learn how Google uses data when you use our websites or applications.
  • Information voluntarily submitted. Mackinac State Historic Parks (or our third party vendors) may collect additional information if you voluntarily provide it (e.g., in connection with an online transaction). The type of information varies by transaction and may include: your name, address, phone number, email address, credit card number, username, and password.

Emails from us

If you provide us with your email address, we may use it to email you newsletters and announcements.

You may unsubscribe to these services by following the instructions contained in the email.

Information on third party provided by user

If you provide us with information about a third party, we may retain that information to provide the service requested. For example, users may share articles on Mackinacparks.com with a third party through the “mail to a friend” option.

Your control over information 

If you have created an account with us, you may correct, update and delete your account. We may need to retain certain information for a period of time to ensure proper fulfillment of orders and compliance with law. You may change your choices for receipt of our print and electronic newsletters, promotions, and communications. Should you no longer wish to receive our marketing emails, you may click on the unsubscribe link within each message received, and/or contact us at mackinacparks@michigan.gov. Where applicable, you may choose whether to receive targeted advertising from third parties. Please note that deleting certain PI and changing your communications preferences may limit or prevent us from providing goods or services to you. If you have voluntarily provided information to us and wish to revoke our use of it, you will need to send us a written request (first class mail, email, or other reliable form of written communication) to delete or cease use of the information. We are not required to alter or delete information stored for purposes of backup or disaster recovery. We will retain your information for the length of time needed to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Cookies

Mackinacparks.com uses “cookies” to customize your browsing experience. A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your computer when you visit a website.

Session cookies allow you to move through many pages of a website quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit. Session cookies are destroyed after successful completion of a transaction, after a few minutes of inactivity, or when the browser is closed.

Persistent cookies help websites remember your information and settings when you visit them in the future. They continue to exist after a few minutes of inactivity, after the browser is closed, or after a user completes a single session. Persistent cookies generated by Mackinacparks.com expire within five years.

Mackinacparks.com uses cookies in the following ways:

  • To help you to conduct online transactions.
  • To perform statistical analyses on website usage to understand how people are using the website and how we can improve it.

If you choose to do so, you can configure your browser to notify you when a new cookie is received. You can also view and delete existing cookies, prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, and disable cookies altogether. If you disable cookies, you can still use Mackinacparks.com, but your ability to use some areas or functions of the website may be limited.

Sharing information

We will only share personal information about you with others if:

  • We have your consent to share the information, or
  • We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested, or
  • We are authorized to do so by law. E.g., to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, or to requests pursuant to a statute requiring or permitting disclosure such as the Michigan Freedom of Information Act, MCL 15.231, et seq.

We limit access to personally identifiable information gathered through Mackinacparks.com to employees and agents who need access to perform a specific job. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this website as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.

Mackinacparks.com uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt and protect your personal financial information during Internet transmissions.

Outside links

We provide links to other organizations through Mackinacparks.com. These links provide are for informational purposes only. In providing these links, we do not endorse the content, products, services, or viewpoints of these external websites. Once you leave Mackinacparks.com and link to an external website, Mackinacparks.com terms and policies no longer apply.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Individuals under the age of 13 are not eligible to use services that require submission of personal information and should not submit any personal information to Mackinacparks.com. This includes submitting personal information to Mackinacparks.com as part of a user profile or personalization profile. If you are an individual under the age of 13, you may use these services only if used with your parent or legal guardian.

Return Policy

All transactions conducted on this website are considered final. Returns are granted on a case-by-case basis. Email mackinacparks@michigan.gov for further information.

Contact

Please contact us with any questions you may have about our privacy policy:

Mackinac State Historic Parks
207 W Sinclair
PO Box 873
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231-436-4100
Facsimile: 231-436-4200
Email: mackinacparks@michigan.gov
https://www.mackinacparks.com/

 

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