Dear Friends,

We regret to inform you that the Digsville website will be no longer available as of January 31st 2017. We thank you for your support and camaraderie since 1999.

If you would like to save any of your content and images, please log into the website soon.

Happy Trails,

~~Helen and the Digsville Team
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Our Privacy Policy is simple.
Digsville does not send Spam or sell email addresses.

About Digsville and the Information We Collect

  • The Digsville service is a password protected person-to-person community. Our members have listed their primary and/or secondary homes for the purpose of pursuing vacation home/hospitality exchange or short-term rental. 
  • Upon joining, members choose a password allowing them initial contact with other members via the home listing pages. Personal identifying information (i.e. home address, telephone and fax numbers) is never shared to members of the community from the Digsville website or by the staff. It is at the sole discretion of the member when and to whom to provide personal info.

This information is never provided to another member or third party under and circumstances.

Members contact one another either through the Digsville mailbox or their own personal email. 

You should also be aware that Members may reveal other personal information while communicating on other areas of the Digsville website, such as while participating in discussions on Digsville Groups and/or posting information on Digsville Blogs. This information, in turn, might be viewed by other Members or visitors to the Digsville website who are not Members.

Information Not Directly Submitted by Members or Other Website Users to Digsville
Finally, we also collect some information from Members, as well as from other visitors to the Digsville website, that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered from all Members and visitors to the website.

Sharing of the Information this Site Gathers/Tracks
Except as explained above, or where you are expressly informed otherwise, we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information, unless required by law or for the protection of your Membership. However, Digsville may share profile information and aggregate usage information in a non-personally identifiable manner with advertisers and other third parties such as journalists in order to present to Members and other users of the Digsville website more targeted advertising, products and services. In such situations we will never disclose information that would personally identify you.

The Digsville Website contains links to other websites. This includes links that are placed there by Digsville (such as in advertisements), as well as by other Digsville Members. Please be aware that Digsville is not responsible for the privacy practices of any other website. We encourage all Members and other users of the Digsville website to be aware of when they leave our website, and to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by Digsville through the Digsville website.

Use of Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on the Digsville website. However, we do not and will not use cookies to collect private information from any Member or other user of the Digsville website which they did not intentionally submit to us, other than as stated in this Privacy Policy.

We use both "session ID cookies" and "persistent cookies." We use session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. Note also that Members may optionally use a cookie to remember their email in order to automatically log in to our website. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browsers's "help" file; however, please note that, if you reject cookies or disable cookies in your web browser, you may not be able to use the Digsville website.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy
If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our web site so Members and other users of the Digsville website are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If we are going to use Members' or other users' personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify those Members and users via email or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Tell a Friend
If a Member elects to use our "Tell a Friend" feature to invite a friend to become a Member of the Digsville service, we ask them for the friend's email address. Digsville will automatically send the friend an email inviting them to join the site. Digsville stores this email address for this purpose only. The address is not adds to our newsletter or any other automated email list from Digsville.

The Digsville account of every Member is password-protected. Digsville takes every precaution to protect the information of the Members, as well as information collected from other users of the Digsville website. We use industry standard measures to protect all information that is stored on our servers and within our database. We limit the access to this information to those employees who need access to perform their job function such as our customer service personnel. If you have any questions about the security at our website, please contact us.

Email Choice/Opt-out
Members who no longer wish to receive our weekly email updates or other email notifications may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the instructions contained in the newsletter or other communication from the Digsville administation. We follow strict opt-out procedures.

Third Party Advertising
The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to Members by our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may use cookies. Doing this allows the ad network to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad networks may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. Digsville does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed on the computer of any Member or other user of the Digsville website by the third-party ad servers or ad networks.

This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by Digsville only, and does not cover the use of cookies by any other party.

Members and Users Located Outside of the United States of America
We have made an effort to protect the personal information of all Members and other users of the Digsville website, and to the extent applicable, we attempt to comply with local data protection and consumer rights laws. If you are unsure whether this privacy policy is in conflict with the applicable local rules where you are located, you should not submit your personal information to the Digsville website. IN ADDITION, IF YOU ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE EUROPEAN UNION, YOU SHOULD NOTE THAT YOUR INFORMATION WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE UNITED STATES, THE LAWS OF WHICH MAY BE DEEMED BY THE EUROPEAN UNION TO HAVE INADEQUATE DATA PROTECTION (see, for example, European Union Directive 95/46/EC of 24 October 1995, a copy of which can be found here). Members and other users of the Digsville website located in countries outside of the United States of America who submit personal information do thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided in this privacy policy and to the transfer of that information to and/or storage of the information in the United States of America.

Contacting Digsville
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, Digsville's privacy practices, or your dealings with Digsville, please contact us.

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