Your privacy is important to us. Much of the specific information requested within our site is voluntary and need not be submitted by the visitor. If personal information is submitted as part of a request for information, it is used to investigate or respond to the request. We may redirect your message to another government agency or person who is in a better position to meet your request. We do not release or sell information for the purpose of a third party’s marketing program or solicitations.
Types of information collected on Taos.org
We collect personal data when you order our guides or sign up for our newsletter, which includes first and last name, email address and mailing address.
Each time you visit Taos.org, anonymous navigation information is collected by our servers. This information includes:
• the type of browser and operating system you are using;
• the address of the referring site (ie the previous site you had visited) and the website you leave our site to visit;
• the date and time of your visit;
• your server’s IP address (a number which is unique to the machine); and
• the address of the pages you accessed.
This provides Taos.org with information about how the website is used and navigated, including the number of hits, the frequency of visits and the duration of visits to each page on the site. It does not personally identify individual users.
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 Taos.org’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 Taos.org with anonymous demographic and usage information. Taos.org 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 Taos.org users. Statistical information is not disclosed in connection with your personal information.
Currently Taos.org does use “cookie” technology. Cookies were originally designed to help a website distinguish a user’s browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. A cookie is a small string of text that a website can send to your browser. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your email address.
When we disclose personal information
Taos.org works with other companies that help us provide products and services to you and we may provide your personal information to these companies. For example, we give shipping companies this information so they can deliver your guide efficiently. In this case the information they receive is for shipping and delivery purposes only, and we require that the companies we contract with safeguard your personal information in accordance with Taos.org’s policies.
We make our best efforts to ensure that our systems are secure. Taos.org safeguards the security of the data you provide to us with physical, electronic and managerial procedures.
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 Taos.org website is provided by those organizations and is not verified or endorsed by the Town of Taos. Taos.org 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. Taos.org and the Town of Taos are not liable for incidents or accidents arising from information we provide in this website.
I grant the Town of Taos permission to use any or all of my information for web usage. Content may be edited for placement.
Business Listings on TAOS.org
Taos.org is intended to link consumers with local businesses and promote the Town of Taos. To the extent that Taos.org is used by consumers to locate reputable businesses, the Town desires to provide good advice. Thus, Taos.org is restricted to businesses that are in good standing with the Town of Taos so that consumers may rely to some extent that a business on Taos.org has been vetted on a limited basis by local government. Thus, businesses permitted to advertise on Taos.org must be licensed to do business in the Town of Taos or the County of Taos. In addition, businesses advertising on Taos.org must comply with all Town and/or County ordinances and regulations and be current in their obligations under State and Federal Law. Non-compliant businesses will not be permitted to use Taos.org until becoming compliant. Although consumers may use Taos.org to locate businesses that have been vetted by local government, the Town of Taos does not endorse any business nor should consumers rely exclusively on the fact that a company is listed on Taos.org; consumers should also use good judgment and determine through all the facts and circumstances whether a given business will provide the goods and services desired. The Town does not warranty or otherwise guarantee that a business listed on Taos.org will satisfy the consumer’s needs or provide products or services that conform to the consumer’s expectations.
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