The Southfield Downtown Development Authority Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Effective September 14, 2010. Last updated September 14, 2010.

Our Commitment to Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, The Southfield Downtown Development Authority has established this privacy policy to explain our online privacy practices and how they apply to users of the website. This site also explains how choices you can make affect whether and how your personally-identifiable information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on the homepage and on pages where personally-identifiable information is requested and/or collected.

  1. Types of Information Collected

    This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Web site. On some pages, you can fill out and submit forms, send e-mail to, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

    • Name
    • Organization name
    • Address
    • E-mail address
    • Phone number

    In these cases, the information we collect is only that information which you choose to provide to us. If you choose to correspond with us via e-mail or by submitting a Web form, we may retain the content of your message together with your e-mail address in our response. You may, however, choose to visit our site anonymously by simply choosing not to submit your personally-identifiable information to us via e-mail or Web form.

  2. The Way We Use Information

    We use the information you provide about yourself when you contact us using a form or e-mail link. We do not share this information with outside parties.

    We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

    You can register to receive e-mail updates and e-newsletters from Information you submit on our Web site will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. To make corrections to your mailing list record, see Section 6 of this privacy policy.

    We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Web site, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

    Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

  3. Our Commitment to Data Security

    To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

  4. Third Party Links includes occasional links to third-party websites. The Southfield Downtown Development Authority is not responsible for the content, privacy practices, security or lack thereof of these third-party sites. The Southfield Downtown Development Authority will not be liable for any damages to your person or property that arise as a result of visiting a third-party site via a link from This includes any damages resulting from a virus, trojan or worm that may exist at a third-party Web site, or damages resulting from possible identity theft occurring at a third-party sit

  5. Our Commitment to the Privacy of Children

    Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Web site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our Web site is structured to attract anyone under 13.

  6. How You Can Access or Correct Your Information

    The Southfield Downtown Development Authority mailing database is stored in a secure database on an offline data storage system. This system is only accessible by Southfield Downtown Development Authority members and staff. This information is not available in an online form. However, you can access your personally-identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our secured database by sending a request to the Southfield Downtown Development Authority via mail, phone or e-mail. See Section 9 below for instructions on how to contact the Southfield Downtown Development Authority.

    You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

    To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

  7. Other Terms

    The information contained in this Web site is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. No recipients of content from this site, clients or otherwise, should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in the site without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue.

    Any information sent to the Firm by Internet e-mail or through the Web site is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis. Transmission of information from this Web site does not create a formal business relationship between you and the Southfield Downtown Development Authority, nor is it intended to do so. The transmission of the Web site, in part or in whole, and/or any communication with us via Internet e-mail through this site does not constitute or create a formal business relationship between us and any recipients.

    This Web site is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

    Furthermore, the Southfield Downtown Development Authority does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this Web site in a state where this Web site fails to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state.

    Reproduction, distribution, replication, and/or retransmission of material contained in within this site is prohibited unless prior written permission from the Southfield Downtown Development Authority has been obtained in advance.

  8. Consent

    By visiting the Web site, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy.

  9. Updates to this Privacy Policy

    If the Southfield Downtown Development Authority decides to change, modify or update this privacy policy, changes will be posted to this page at the following URL: and the privacy policy modification date at the top of this page will be updated as well.

  10. How to Contact Us

    Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at +1 (248) 796-5191 or send us an e-mail at