Privacy Policy

DowntownDC Business Improvement District
Effective January 1, 2010*

The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) recognizes and respects your need for privacy and security as you visit our site. When you visit our site to view any pages you do so without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. Although we do not collect identifying information about visitors to our site, we do use standard software to collect information for the strict purpose of tracking activity. This allows us to understand better how many people use our site and which pages and features are most popular. The only information that we collect and store is:

  • The name of your Internet service provider.
  • The web site that referred you to us (if any).
  • The date and time the pages were accessed.
  • The page or pages you requested.

There are instances where you may elect to provide us with personal information. If you fill out our Contact Us form, our Submit an Event form or any of the other forms that may appear from time to time on the DowntownDC BID website, or if you send us an email, you are transmitting the information on the form or in the message to us. This typically will include information such as your name, mailing address, email address, the kind of request you are making, and any other information necessary to fulfill your request. You never transmit personal identifying information that you do not enter yourself. And this is always your option; this information cannot be collected unless you elect specifically to send it to us. This information is used internally only for the purpose of fulfilling the request or for contacting you directly and is not given or sold to any other organization.

The exception might be information that you forward about our Safety/Hospitality and Maintenance employees (SAMs). We periodically publish comments from the public about their performance and include your name, location an, sometimes when provided, your place of employment.

From time to time , the Downtown BID may send you newsletters or other timely information. You may opt to discontinue the delivery of such items by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link found at the bottom of all official BID electronic communications.

We hope you find our website useful and informative. We are always willing to answer questions and receive suggestions. If you have either, please e-mail Thank you.

* We reserve the right to change our privacy policy. A revised policy statement will only apply to data collected subsequent to its effective date.

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