Privacy Policy

Last updated: 5-25-23

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of all of our website visitors. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions on sharing your information with us.

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how Akron Parks Collaborative, (“company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) collects, uses, and protects the information that you give or provide to us when you visit our (“Site”).

With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

Akron Parks Collaborative is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit When you visit the Site, we may collect personal information from you by which you can be identified, including without limitation your name, email address, and credit card information (“Personal Information”). You may visit our Site without providing Personal Information; however, if you do so, some functionality of the Site may remain unavailable to you.

Our third-party hosting company will also collect additional, non-personally-identifiable information from you (“Non-Personally-Identifiable Information”, together with Personal Information collectively referred to as “Information”), including without limitation the URL you came from, your IP address, your domain name, your browser type, the country and state where your server is located, and the pages that were viewed during your visit to our Site. All Information is kept on a secure server to protect it from disclosure to outside parties.

Personal Information Collected

Akron Parks Collaborative may, without limitation, collect the following Personal Information from you when you visit our Site:

  1. information about your device including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, and operating system
  2. information about your visits to our website and the use of this website, including the referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths
  3. your email address, that you enter when you register with our website
  4. information that you enter when you create a profile on our website—for example, your name, profile pictures, gender, birthday, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational details, and employment details
  5. your name and email address that you enter in order to create subscriptions to our emails and/or e-newsletters
  6. information that you enter while using the services on our website
  7. information that is generated while using our website, including when, how often, and under what circumstances you use it
  8. information relating to anything you purchase, services you use, or transactions you make through our website, including your name, address, telephone number and email address
  9. information contained in any communications that you send to us by email or through our website, including its communication content and metadata
  10. any other personal information that you send to us.

Uses of Personal Information Collected

Akron Parks Collaborative collects the Personal Information set forth above to improve the website and our services offered, and to provide you with better service. In particular, we may use your Personal Information (and other Information) for the following purposes, without limitation:

  1. administering our website and business
  2. to customize/personalize this website based on user interests
  3. enabling your use of the services available on our website
  4. sending you goods and/or programs purchased through our website
  5. supplying and/or fulfilling services purchased through our website
  6. sending statements, invoices, and payment reminders to you, and collecting payments from you
  7. sending you non-marketing commercial communications
  8. sending you email notifications that you have specifically requested
  9. sending you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can opt out at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
  10. sending you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can opt out at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
  11. providing third parties with statistical information about our users (third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
  12. dealing with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
  13. keeping the website secure and to prevent fraud;
  14. verifying compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website
  15. sending you useful information about our programs, products and/or services
  16. for enhancing this website’s operations
  17. for statistical purposes
  18. to improve our products, programs and/or services
  19. to maintain the integrity of the information and services provided on this website
  20. other uses.

If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website.

Akron Parks Collaborative does not sell or rent your Information to others. Except as set forth herein, and unless required by law, we will not distribute your Personal Information to third parties without your permission.

Disclosing Personal Information

We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors as may be reasonably necessary for the purposes set forth in this policy

We may disclose your personal information:

  1. if we are required to do so by law
  2. in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings
  3. to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
  4. to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

Retaining Personal Information

  1. Our data retention policies and procedure are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations regarding the retention and deletion of personal information.
  2. Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
  3. We will retain documents, including electronic documents, containing personal data:
    • to the extent that we are required to do so by law
    • if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings
    • to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights, including, but not limited to, providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk.

Security for Personal Information

Akron Parks Collaborative is committed to ensuring that your Personal Information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of your Personal Information, we use suitable, industry-standard physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information that we collect via the Site.

  1. We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of any of your personal information you have provided.
  2. We will store all personal information you provide on our secure, password- and firewall-protected, servers.
  3. Any and all electronic financial transactions entered into our website will be protected by encryption technology.
  4. You acknowledge that the transmission of any information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Removing and Correcting Your Personal Information

You may request details about your Personal Information that Akron Parks Collaborative holds by emailing us at If you would like to request that we remove your Personal Information or if you believe that any of your Personal Information is incorrect or incomplete, please send your request via email. Upon receipt of your email, we will remove or amend the information based on your request.


This website uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier, a string of numbers and letters, that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the web browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date. A session cookie will expire at the end of the user session when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. We use cookies on our website.

  1. The names of the cookies that we use on our website and the purposes for which they are used are set out below:
    • We may use Google Analytics, Google Ads, Meta (Facebook and Instagram), cookies on our website to recognize a computer when a user:
      • visits the website
      • track users as they navigate the website
      • improve the website’s usability
      • analyze the use of the website
      • administer the website
      • prevent fraud and improve the security of the website
      • personalize the website for each user
      • target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users

Analytics Services

Akron Parks Collaborative collects information through cookies and other similar technologies. We may use third parties to provide advertisements for other websites that may be of interest to you, based on Information collected about your use of our Site and other websites. To do this, these Akron Parks Collaborative and/or these third parties may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser, which may include without limitation the use of pixel tags and/or web beacons. You can choose to accept or decline cookies; most browsers automatically accept cookies unless you modify settings to decline them. However, declining to accept cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Site. Further, Akron Parks Collaborative does not recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, which may include “do not track” instructions.

Akron Parks Collaborative also uses web analytics services, which currently include without limitation Google Analytics. Although we currently use the foregoing analytics services providers, Akron Parks Collaborative reserves its right, within its sole discretion, to change analytics services providers, or to add additional analytics services providers, without notice to you.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies and similar technologies to track and report website traffic. The Information generated, including your shortened IP address, is transmitted to Google. This information is used to evaluate users’ use of the domain, compile statistical reports on domain activity, and provide other services related to the site and internet use. Google may also collect information about users’ use of other websites.

The information generated from Google Analytics is used only to improve the Site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit the Site, rather than your name or other Personal Information. We do not combine the Information collected through the use of Google Analytics with your Personal Information. Google’s ability to use and share Information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to the Site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use (as amended for government websites) and the Google privacy policy, which are available at You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser. You may also opt out of Google Analytics.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ads Settings page. Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

You can set preferences for how Meta (Facebook and Instagram) advertises to you or opt out in your browser or device settings.

This website may contain links to other websites. Akron Parks Collaborative is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Upon leaving this website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Privacy Policies of Other Websites

The Akron Parks Collaborative Website may contain links to other websites. Our privacy policy only applies to our Website. We have no control over and are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices or the content of such websites and third parties. Upon leaving this Website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Amendments to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this privacy policy page frequently to ensure you understand any changes to this policy.

How to Contact Us

If you have questions about the Akron Parks Collaborative privacy policy, please contact us.

Our postal address is:

647 E. Market St. Unit 6

Akron, OH 44304

We can be reached via email at or you can reach us by telephone at 330-801-5255

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above address or phone number or contact the Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357), or electronically using the FTC Complaint Assistant.


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