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Exterior shot of the Destination Door County headquarters in Sturgeon Bay, WI. Privacy Policies

Effective July 1, 2022

The following is a compilation of privacy policies follows for its website, email program, and other online communications. Any changes in policy will be reflected on this page.'s terms of use and privacy policies are governed by the laws of the United States and the state of Wisconsin.

Personal Information Collection & Use

Destination Door County (DDC) is committed to ensuring that your privacy and personal information are protected. DDC uses the information you disclose only to the extent necessary to provide high-quality digital and offline services. This information is not used for any other purpose and is never shared with outside parties, except as provided for in this policy or required by law. 

The only individually identifiable information that DDC collects about you is information that you voluntarily and knowingly submit to us through a form or correspondence, such as a contact form, customer survey, newsletter signup, requests for guides or information, or email or phone call. Any information we collect from you is used for customer service or marketing purposes, and it’s used only for the purpose you designate.

We ask for this information to understand your needs and provide you with better online tools and services. Our use of this information is primarily for the following purposes:

  • Improvement of our website content and delivery of information
  • Improvement of our organization's products and services
  • Transmittal of promotional information, such as news and announcements, newsletters, special offers, customer surveys, or other information we think you may find relevant or interesting

DDC also collects information about aggregate website usage. Statistics that we gather about unique visits, repeat visits, page views, and other website behavior are all based on IP address, not on your individual activities. , 

Data Protection Rights

DDC wants our users to be fully aware of their rights as they pertain to personal data and information. Users are entitled to:

  • The right to access: You have the right to request a copy of the personal data we have for you.
  • The right to rectification: You have the right to request DDC correct any information you believe to be inaccurate. Contact us using the information below if you wish to update your data.
  • The right to erasure: You have the right to request DDC erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request DDC restrict the processing of your data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to DDC's processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability: You have the right to request DDC transfer your personal data to another organization or to you directly.

If you are a resident of California or the European Union and would like to request a copy of your personal data and information on how it's used, and how it is stored/shared, call or write to us using the contact information below.

Site Content

All content on this website—including text, data, graphics, logos, images, photography, articles, guides and reports, and other downloads—is property of DDC and protected by copyright laws. DDC, its employees, and its business partners cannot be held liable for inaccurate or out-of-date information.

Sharing of Information

DDC will never sell, trade, transfer, or misuse your personal information, and your data is stored on a highly secure server. You may contact us if you want to know what, if any, personal information we have stored or if you want it modified or deleted.

Opt-Out Policy

All emails sent to your account by DDC will be limited to:

  • Emails sent in response to an email sent by you
  • Emails you have voluntarily and knowingly signed up to receive
  • Emails directly related to information or special offers DDC believes to be of genuine interest to you. DDC will only send email to your account that you have specifically requested and/or authorized pursuant to this policy.

You can, at any time, opt out of our email programs and other communications. You may unsubscribe from email correspondence via the link at the bottom of all of our emails or contact DDC directly with a request for us to manually unsubscribe you from emails and/or delete your personal information. In general, DDC does not see individual email addresses; email addresses are gathered and managed by a third party.


We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission, storage, and retrieval. We also use SSL security protocol that verifies our site is safe to browse and submit personal information through. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can email us at

Cookies & Third-Party Tracking

Like most websites, uses cookies to collect information about your computer, such as browser settings, browsing history, referring website, IP address, operating system, language preferences, date and time you accessed our site, etc. Cookies also help us tailor website content to your interests or needs. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you easily change this in your browser settings.

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic-log cookies to identify which pages are being used at any given time. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to consumer needs.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor the pages you our customers find useful and which they do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. 

We also use Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to better understand how our users interact with our website so we can make it better for them. The behavioral and demographic data Google collects is anonymous; we can’t identify you through this software.

In addition, we use other third-party software and services to support our business and marketing efforts, including advanced tracking tools used to help personalize website content based on users' knowingly and voluntarily disclosed content preferences. The information gathered and stored in this software helps us cater services and business communications to your needs and interests, as indicated by browsing history, website interactions, and user-disclosed preferences. If you have any questions about third-party services used on our website, you can email us at

For more information on cookies, visit

Legal Notices

Access to the DDC website is provided subject to the following terms and conditions. Please read these terms carefully as use of these sites constitutes acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions:

Disclaimer of Liability

Neither DDC nor any of its employees shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone’s use of the information. In no event shall DDC or its employees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.

Disclaimer of Warranties & Accuracy of Data

Although the data found using the DDC website have been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. DDC provides this information on an “as is” basis. All warranties of any kind express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights are disclaimed. Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If you have obtained information from the DDC website from a source other than its website, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding DDC's website email link.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

In some instances, DDC may distribute content supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of DDC and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by DDC.

Disclaimer of External Links

DDC's website contains links to other related websites and resources. DDC is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. The user specifically acknowledges that DDC is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user.

Policies for Individuals Under 13 Years of Age

DDC is committed to complying fully with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Accordingly, if you are under the age of 13, you are not authorized to provide us with personally identifying information, and we will not use any such information in our database or other data collection activities. We appreciate your cooperation with this federally-mandated requirement. Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information volunteered by children online or by email will be treated the same as information given by an adult and may be subject to public access.

Choice of Law

Construction of the disclaimers above and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin. The laws of the State of Wisconsin, U.S.A. shall apply to all uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and user shall not violate the rights of any third parties. 

YOUR CONSENT: By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by DDC as described in this policy.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our homepage. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:

Destination Door County
1015 Green Bay Road
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

(800) 527-3529