Privacy policy

Made in Portland (“the site owner”) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Policy statement applies to the Made in Portland website (“the site” or “this site”), located at http://madeinportland.org, and governs data collection and usage. By using the site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

This site collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number.

This site also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the site. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by the site owner for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the site’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: the site owner does not read any of your private online communications.

The site owner encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to/ from this site so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The site owner is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of this site and the site owner’s family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information

The site owner collects and uses your personal information to operate the site and deliver the services you have requested. The site owner also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the site owner and its affiliates.

The site owner does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

The site owner may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services on behalf of the the site owner, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The site owner does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The site owner keeps track of the websites and pages visited within the site in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the site to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The site owner will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the site owner or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the site owner; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the site, or the public.

Use of Cookies

This site uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the site’s pages, or register with the site or its services, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same this site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the site’s features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site’s services or other websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

This site secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. This site secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

The site owner will occasionally update this Privacy Policy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. The site owner encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the site is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The site owner welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy Statement. If you believe that the site has not adhered to this Statement, please e-mail us. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.