Privacy Policy

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The Connecticut River Gateway Commission is committed to protecting your privacy.


Personal Information Collected

Any personal information collected will be what you voluntarily submit. At this time, personal information is only requested from visitors who chose to offer their photographs for display by the Gateway Commission on this website or the Commission’s Facebook or Instagram pages.

The Commission requests photographers’ names, email addresses and telephone numbers so it may ensure that persons offering us images for display fully consent to our use of such images. Names and contact information will not be made available to third parties or sold.  If you graciously allow us to display your image(s), we will provide credit as you choose to be identified via the image submission process.

We will take reasonable precautions and follow best industry practices to make ensure that your personal information is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.


Non-Personal Information

The Commission and its contractors may review aggregate information regarding users of this website, as provided by Google Analytics. This information helps us in determining how visitors find the Commission website — whether from a search, a link from a referring website, or by directly typing our web address into a browser. User information assists us in analyzing the pages people visit and how they navigate within the site. This general information is valuable in helping the Commission better reach and serve its visitors.

The Commission will not integrate cookies into the website. (Cookies are bits of information that are stored on your computer and are used for record keeping purposes). Google Analytics and users’ browsers may retain cookies apart from the Commission. Your browser may have privacy settings that allow you to block or remove cookies.

All data outlined in this policy is stored on secure, firewall-protected servers maintained by those contractors or vendors the Commission uses to support its website.


Policy Changes

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Your continued use of the Commission website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

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How to Easily Recognize the Zone

The “Conservation Zone” — the area in 8 towns precisely defined in state law as where the Gateway Commission preserves the “natural and traditional river scene” — can be identified in simpler terms. It is that visible area you can see if you’re on the river in a boat or looking across the river from the opposite shore.