The Website, deafminnesota.com, is a general information and tourism blog site that aims to foster communication in the local Minnesota community and tourists and enthusiasts who are interested in the area. We have built a supportive community that transcends the relationship of users of regular online forums to a system of family and friendship that is based on the single goal and interest of increasing tourism in Minnesota.

Being in contact with people and users from around the world, it is important for us to ensure that your privacy is protected amidst the openness of the community to different communication methods. Understand and follow the points outlined in this privacy statement to ensure a safe and worry-free browsing of the Website.

Personal Information

Your personal information is never collected nor stored in a way that will harm your privacy. We do not intend to acquire your personal information with the intention of selling it to interested third party buyers. Your personal information is safe with us.

You also have the option to set the audience for the information you have provided us. In doing this, please take in mind that all information you choose to make public can be accessed by anyone in and out of the blog site. It is important to not put information that are too personal and which have the potential to be used against you.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that your preferences are retained. Cookies are used to improve user experience by storing your specific preferences regarding the site, e.g. text size. It also serves to provide anonymous tracking data to Analytics programs and applications.

These Analytics applications help us in customizing and arranging our content to make sure that you see the important notifications on time. It helps us to add a personal touch to the updates that we send you.

Our Mailing List

The information you provide in our newsletter and mailing list feature is safe and will not be used for any purpose other than that which you out rightly signed up for. We will not send you spam or unrelated content and links. We will not give your contact details to other websites.

We do our best to ensure your privacy. However, in the unexpected event of a security breach, we shall not be held responsible for the possible leak of your contact details. If such an event happens, please know that we are very sorry but we do not intend to violate your privacy in any way.

You are free to disallow certain information from being gathered or to erase your information on our database. However, in doing this, we will not be able to provide you with the best service. Please consider this in making decisions. When in doubt, please understand that your information is safe with us.

Contributed Content

You may contribute content either informally (through comments and other posts in our different social media accounts) or formally through sending us an email and requesting that your content be published in the website.

You are free to contribute content of any nature to improve the database of the Website. Unless otherwise stated, we will not provide compensation, monetary or otherwise, in exchange for your content.

Copyright on Content

Once submitting your content, we gain limitless access to use it in any way that is connected with the blog site. You retain ownership of the work but you will not be eligible for compensation despite our unlimited use of it. In special cases, this clause may be renegotiated.

We are not responsible and will not be held liable for republication of content by other blogs without obtaining our permission.If your content was the republished, you are free to file a legal case against the offenders but we at deafminnesota.com may opt not to participate in such a venture.

Closing Agreement

If you have any other question on how our privacy system works, feel free to send us an email detailing your special circumstance (if applicable) and the question you have in mind. We will try our best to answer them.

We believe that honesty is required for any blog site, especially one that seeks to bridge two sets of people together. We highly value ethics as our moral guide in doing the mission of this blog which is to provide a comprehensive tourism blog on Minnesota that will prove to be useful not only for Minnesota’s locals but many foreign nationals as well.

If you have concerns that your privacy was leaked, check with us and we will be happy to provide you with answers.

If you have problems with our privacy statement, please discontinue use of the site.