Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Oregon Cheese Festival is held by the Oregon Cheese Guild, and this website is operated by the Oregon Cheese Guild. You may contact us through our contact form found here: http://oregoncheeseguild.org/contact/

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When visitors use contact forms on the site we collect the data shown in the contact form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We make use of Google Analytics, which collects anonymized information about site visitors, their IP address, and some information about the type of browser and/or device visitors are accessing the site with.

Who we share your data with

  • We share anonymized data with Google Analytics and Google Adwords.
  • We may share payment data with the Stripe credit card processing service, if you purchase tickets or other goods or services via our website. This information is used solely to process credit card payments.

Your contact information

If you provide your contact information to us via email, contact forms, etc. we may use that information to contact you directly about the matter which you contacted us. This personal information is never shared or sold.

Additional information

What third parties we receive data from

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Adwords

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email.