Policy – Requirements
Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort respects each individual website user’s right to privacy. Any personal information that is collected will not be disclosed to any third party except as required by applicable law, unless the website user has expressly permitted the disclosure or “opted in” to allow the disclosure. The purpose of this statement is to inform website users of the use of information that may be collected while they are visiting the Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort website.
Citizens and businesses are not routinely asked to provide personal information to visit the Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort website or to download information. We may request personally identifiable information from you in order to provide requested specialized services, but such information is handled as it would during an in-person visit.
Montana law controls the level of access to personally identifiable information maintained in public records at state and local levels of government. Information that is generally available under Montana law may be posted for electronic access through associated agency websites.
Use of Client Email Addresses
Email addresses obtained as a result of a request to the website will not be sold or given to other private companies for marketing purposes unless it is specifically stated when the email address is requested and the user “opts in” to having their email used in the stated fashion. The information collected is subject to the access and confidentiality provisions of Montana Code and Federal law. Email or other information requests sent to the Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort website may be maintained in order to respond to the request, forward that request to the appropriate entity, communicate updates to the Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort website that may be of interest to clients, or to provide the website designers with valuable customer feedback to assist in improving the site. Individuals will be provided with the ability to “opt in” at any time to receive communication regarding new service updates.
Data Security and Quality
Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort is committed to data security and the data quality of personally identifiable information that is either available from or collected via the Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort website, and has taken reasonable precautions to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse or alteration. Any third parties responsible for this information are committed to the same principles, and also are required by contract to follow the same policies and guidelines as Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort in protecting this information. Unless otherwise prohibited by state or federal law, rule or regulation, the individual is granted the ability to access and correct personally identifiable information whether or not the information inaccuracy was accidental or created by unauthorized access.
Various third-party websites may be linked through the Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort website and other websites. Since Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort has no control over these third-party websites, visitors to those sites are advised to check their privacy statements and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used. Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort accepts no liability for other entities that are linked to the Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort website. Visitors may also wish to consult privacy guidelines such as those recommended by the Online Privacy Alliance.
For information security purposes, the computer systems that host the Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort website employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to compromise its devices. These attempts to cause damage could be subject to legal action.
Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort web pages that collect personally identifiable information from a website user, will apply the following criteria:
- The website must identify who operates it.
- The website must provide the address and telephone number, as well as an email address, where a contact can be made.
- The website must give a general description of the types of third parties that may obtain the information that is being collected.
- The website must provide the website user the ability to “opt-in” for allowing their information to be used in other ways than for the purpose of the website.
For the purposes of this policy, the following definitions apply:
Government: The state which includes the state of Montana or any office, department, agency, authority, commission, board, institution, hospital, college, university, or other instrumentality of the state and political subdivisions of the state which includes any county, city, municipal corporation, school district, or other political subdivision or public corporation.
Personally identifiable information: means individually identifiable information about an individual collected online, including:
- A first and last name
- A residence or other physical address, including street name & name of a city/town
- An email address
- A telephone number
- A social security number
- Unique identifying information that an Internet service provider or a government website operator collects and combines with any information described above.
References – Laws, rules, standard operating procedures and applicable policiesHB 281 – Internet Information Privacy Act 2-17-550 through 2-17-553, MCA (Link to Law)
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please contact us at:
Lost Trail Hot Springs
283 Lost Trail Hot Springs Rd.
Sula, MT 59871