Privacy Policy

The York County Economic Alliance values and respects the privacy of our members. It is our policy to protect the information you provide. The following paragraphs describe what information the York County Economic Alliance colllects, why we collect it and how it is treated.

What information does we collect?

For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.

When you register for an event or purchase products or reports:

  • Your name
  • Your e-mail address
  • Your company name
  • Your contact information, such as phone number, fax number and address
  • Your credit card information, such as card number, type and expiration date
Logo Data
We want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Higher Information Group’s website follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this as a part of hosting services analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

What does the YCEA do with your information?

Internally, any financial information you provide via the event registration section of our Web site is only used for billing purposes related to the event for which you’ve registered. The Economic Alliance does not keep any credit card information on file manually or electronically.

The York County Economic Alliance retains the option to sell our membership list with your contact information (e.g., name, company name, company address, phone and fax) at any time to active members who are in good standing within the organization. Members may choose to opt out of this list by contacting the Member Services department at 717. 848.4000. We do not disclose members’ financial information.

The York County Economic Alliance updates our members via email publications. If at any time you want to opt out of receiving our emails, each publication includes instructions for doing so.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Like any other website, Higher Information Group’s website uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Service Providers

Our site does link to third party sites; the York County Economic Alliance claims no responsibility for the privacy and data usage on any third party site. We employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Higher Information Group’s website’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we advise you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. For more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, check the respective websites.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Higher Information Group’s website.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on YCEA’s website, which are sent directly to users’ browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that YCEA’s website has no access to or control over the cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

While there is no content at www.yceapa.org that is unsuitable for children, we do however process monetary transactions.

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

Another important priority is adding protection for children using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Higher Information Group’s website does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best to promptly remove such information from our records.

Notification of Changes

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. 

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that users are always aware of how we use your information and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page. If at any time we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated in this policy, we will notify our users by e-mail or a posted change to this policy at such time. We reserve the right to amend or change this policy at any time.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact York County Economic Alliance at marketing@yceapa.org.

Legal Disclaimer

This site provides information designed to help users cope with their own legal, business, financial, and other needs. This information is not the same as retaining experts in those fields for advice. Although we go to great lengths to ensure the information is accurate, we strongly recommend you consult an expert, including but not limited to a lawyer, accountant, financial services consultant, or other professional as appropriate. Nothing contained in this Web site is to be considered as the rendering of legal, financial, professional or other advice for specific cases, and users are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal, financial or other counsel. The information contained on this site is intended for educational, background and informational purposes only.

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