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Information gathered will be used by Visit Tampa Bay and may be shared with our partners. Visit Tampa Bay recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by users of and our related Web sites. We created the following policy guidelines with a fundamental respect for our users’ right to privacy to guide our relationships with our users.

Information Collected by Visit Tampa Bay

Visit Tampa Bay collects information about users during their registration, their inquiries, their participation in certain activities on our Web site, including contests and polls; and through the use of cookies. When users request pages from our server, our Web server automatically collects some information about the users, including their IP addresses. These addresses are used by computers on the network to send the requested pages to users.

Use of Information

Information will not be sold or distributed to outside third parties. Visit Tampa Bay will not reveal any personal information that users provide to us to any third party without their permission, Visit Tampa Bay utilizes users’ IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. We also use it to gather broad demographic information about our users in general. This information does not contain anything that can identify users personally.

Using e-mail addresses provided at registration or otherwise, Visit Tampa Bay periodically sends out promotional e-mails to our users about services and products offered by Visit Tampa Bay. Users can indicate that they do not wish to receive e-mail information from Visit Tampa Bay. Third parties will not contact our users through the use of our e-mail lists.

Our site uses cookies to deliver content specific to users’ interests and to honor their preferences. This information is used to assist us in creating a site that will serve the needs of our users.

Upon request, Visit Tampa Bay will remove users (and their information) from our database or permit them to “opt-out” of any further e-mail or contact.


Visit Tampa Bay is not responsible for the content or the privacy polices of Web sites to which it may provide links or the Web sites of its advertisers or clients.

Visit Tampa Bay uses reasonable precautions to keep the personal information disclosed to us secure and to disclose such information only to responsible third parties after permission from the user.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with Visit Tampa Bay, please feel free to contact us.