Privacy Policy

Introduction.

eleGALA.com, an extension of Hawthorn Publications located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, respects each individual’s right to personal privacy.  We will collect and use information through our website only in the ways disclosed in this statement. This statement applies solely to information collected at eleGALA.com’s website.

Part I.  Information Collection

eleGALA.com collects information through our website at several points.  We collect information about primary visitors, such as a visitor’s first and last name and email address. eleGALA.com does not actively market to minors, and we never knowingly ask individuals under the age of 18 to divulge personal information.

We collect the following general data that is not personally identifiable information, such as residence region and zip code, wedding location, wedding budget, and wedding date. Any demographic data collected via eleGALA.com will be used for visitor profile analysis only and will not be shared with any client of eleGALA.com or third party.

We collect this information through our custom search tool registration form accessible throughout the website, through our Win Giveaways registration form, and through our venues’ event brochure downloads form. This information is collected on a voluntary basis only as indicated on our website.

We do employ cookies on eleGALA.com. A cookie is a small text file that our Web server places on a user’s computer hard drive to be a unique identifier. Cookies enable eleGALA.com to track usage patterns and deliver customized content to users.  Our cookies have an expiration date of one year from initial visit.

Part II.  Information Usage

Information about primary visitors, such as a visitor’s first and last name and email address, may be collected on a voluntary basis. By indicating a visitor has read this privacy policy and chooses to provide this personal contact information for use, he/she agrees to these term set forth in this privacy policy. The information collected by eleGALA.com will be provided to our clients and wedding and event professionals in our current client database, as a lead for selling services and products related to the wedding industry. Wedding and event professionals, or their representatives, may contact users via email only, who willingly provide such information.

Registered users may receive additional communications from eleGALA.com on a limited basis. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to discontinue receipt of these types of communications. At any time, if a registered user wishes to be removed from our database, they may do so by contacting us by email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone at 603-610-0533.

The information we collect may be used to create customer profiles based on browsing or purchasing history.  We will not supplement information collected at our website with data from other sources.

We may share data with the following third parties or their representatives, including but not limited to: hotels, museums, mansions, resorts, and other wedding and event-related reception sites, accommodation establishments, photographers, florists, event planners, caterers, bakers, videographers, DJs, entertainers, musicians, officiants, stationers, limousine and transportation services, bartenders, spa services, valet services, make-up artists, equipment rental services, travel agents, and other wedding and event professionals in our current client database.  These third parties will use the information as a contact lead for potential business offerings or for providing marketing information about their services.  Users may choose whether or not they desire to have their information shared with third parties.

We offer links to other Web sites.  Please note: When you click on links to other Web sites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies.  Their standards may differ from ours.

If our policy on information collection or uses changes, we will advise you by email within 24 hours of the change in terms.

Part III.  Access to Information

At this time, users may not access their own personal information; however, if problems arise users may request to delete their information from our database by emailing us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone at 603-610-0533.  We are committed to resolving disputes within 24 hours of initial complaint.


How to clear your eleGALA.com cookie

Users may clear their information from the Local Search and Subscribe & Win forms by logging out. This action will clear your browser cookie from eleGALA.com.