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Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy applies to any website owned and operated by Main Street Fairmont, Inc. (“Main Street Fairmont ”) This Privacy Policy states Main Street Fairmont ’s policy with regard to the personal identifiable information you provide.

Main Street Fairmont is committed to honoring the privacy preferences of members of the public that visit our website. Our intention through these Website is to supply information that will help people learn about, experience and work to save historic places in downtown Fairmont. While providing these online services, information may be exchanged between the servers used by Main Street Fairmont, online users and their browsers. In order to access certain materials or services, to volunteer or contact Main Street Fairmont on the website, you may be asked to provide your name, address, phone number and/or other information. It is your decision to provide this information. We will only use this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Please be advised that you may opt-out of receiving certain information from Main Street Fairmont as provided herein. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website.



Personal Information Collected

Main Street Fairmont is committed to internet privacy. We provide choices to the consumer in deciding when and how to provide different categories of "personally identifiable information" (e.g., data that may be used to identify, contact or locate a person such as name, physical address, e-mail address and phone number and information you provide to help customize your web experience). In general, when you visit our website   and access information, we do not require you to register or provide personal identifiable information to us. However, there are occasions when we will ask for additional information. For example, you may be required to register your name and e-mail address or other necessary information in order to enter certain member-only areas of the website. You may also be required to register your name and e-mail address and provide other information if you wish to receive e-newsletters, event information, participate in special initiatives or in surveys or contests. It is your choice to provide such information, and you may opt-out from receiving any of this type of information in the future.

Personally identifiable information, such as your name, physical address, e-mail address, phone number and credit card information will be collected if you wish to become a member of Main Street Fairmont  online, make purchases online, receive e-newsletters, or make online donations. Please be advised that we will never share your credit card information. Nor will we ever share your email address or other personal identifiable information provided unless otherwise authorized by you or as stated in this Privacy Policy.


Internet Protocol and Cookies

We may keep track of your interactions with our Website and our services to offer a more personalized experience through your Internet Protocol address or through the use of “Cookies” and web analytics services.

An Internet Protocol (IP) address is associated with the portal through which you enter the internet, like your internet service provider (ISP). Standing alone, your IP address is not personally identifiable. At times, we use IP addresses to collect information regarding the frequency with which our visitors visit various parts of our website. 

"Cookies" are small files sent from a web server to your computer through your browser program that permit the computer to help customize your experience with our website. Main Street Fairmont uses cookies to measure visitation to the website, including repeat visitors and to perform certain functions such as order processing, registrations, and advertising. Cookies may be used to store some history about the parts of our Website   that you have visited to help you navigate our website more easily or to alert you to related pages on our website that may interest you. Main Street Fairmont does not use cookies to obtain information about other websites that you may have visited. Main Street Fairmont may also use web analytics services and conversion tracking, which use cookies and other means to collect and analyze data. These services, however, do not collect personal identifiable information. 

Webpage Sharing and e-Cards

If a user elects to share pages from our website with friends, colleagues or on social media sites or send e-Cards, we ask for the recipient’s name and e-mail address. Main Street Fairmont uses the recipient's information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time e-mail, and the recipient information is not retained.

Personally Identifiable Information Contained in User Content

Some sections of our website may allow users to post or transmit messages, comments, screen names, computer files and other materials. Be advised that any content you submit to the website will not be returned to you and may be used by Main Street Fairmont in any manner we see fit, including reprinting it in full or in modified version on our website or elsewhere or using elements of it on our website. You will not be entitled to any remuneration for any use of your content by Main Street Fairmont.

You are solely responsible for the contents of your transmission through our Website. Main Street Fairmont is not obligated to monitor such transmissions, and therefore cannot be responsible for any personally identifiable information or other information that may be contained in such transmissions. You agree not to transmit through the website any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, or harmful material of any kind or nature.


Use of Personal Information

If you provide Main Street Fairmont with your personal identifiable information, we will not share that information with other organizations, unless you have otherwise authorized us to do so or as stated in this Privacy Policy.

If you provide your personal identifiable information on a public forum (e.g. a blog) Main Street Fairmont is not responsible for monitoring these transmissions and cannot be responsible for any personally identifiable information contained in such transmissions. If you wish to be removed from one of our e-mail lists or from receiving information from Main Street Fairmont, you may opt-out at any time.

Links to Third Party Website  

We provide many links to third party websites existing outside of the Main Street Fairmont. Since we do not control the content or functionality of these websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on those third party website. Any link from, to a third-party website does not denote an affiliation with the website or an endorsement of its viewpoint(s) or mission(s). 

Co-Branded Partners

From time to time, Main Street Fairmont may offer certain promotions, programs or activities on our website that are co-sponsored or co-branded by non-profit and/or for-profit partners, which will be subject to their own terms of use. You should review their privacy practices before you choose to access their products or services. You are entitled to opt-out from receiving any resulting information from Main Street Fairmont as set forth in this Privacy Policy at any time. However, if at a later date, you decide to opt-out of receiving information from our partners, you will need to contact the partners directly.

Third Party Advertising

We may use third party advertising companies to service ads when you visit our website. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to the Website in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Other Disclosures

Main Street Fairmont will share personal identifiable information with third parties if we have a good-faith belief that disclosing the information is reasonably necessary to:

  • Meet applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request;

  • Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; and/or

  • Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Main Street Fairmont as required or permitted by law.

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All information provided to Main Street Fairmont is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on secure portions of our website that are only accessible by certain qualified employees of Main Street Fairmont. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

If you do not wish to use our online payment services, payments and donations may be made by contacting our office at 304-366-0468


Children's Privacy Policy

This website is covered by this Privacy Policy knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of 13. The Website is not directed to, nor do they have knowledge of, visitors less than 13 years of age. We are committed to protecting children's privacy, and we will monitor our website and their users to make sure that their privacy is protected. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with any personal identifiable information, we will delete that information from our systems. We are unable to reply to information requests from children under the age of 13, if so identified. A parent or guardian must initiate the requests from children under the age of 13 on their behalf. If we begin marketing to children on-line and we are aware that those children are under the age of 13, Main Street Fairmont will take steps to fully comply with the Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). To learn more about both of these programs, see


Main Street Fairmont complies fully with the Controlling the Assault on Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (CAN-SPAM Act). To this end, Main Street Fairmont:

ALWAYS provides recipients of e-mail marketing and e-newsletters a clear mechanism to opt-out of receiving information in the future and honors any such requests promptly.

ALWAYS provides accurate header and subject line information prior to sending any e-mails. Main Street Fairmont commits to sending only e-mails with specific subject lines and a clear delineation from whom the e-mail was sent.

ALWAYS provides Main Street Fairmont’s physical address within the body of all our e-mail messages.


Main Street Fairmont welcomes comments or questions on this Privacy Policy. We are dedicated to protecting your personal identifiable information and will make every reasonable effort to keep that information secure. If you have any questions or wish to opt-out, please contact us via email, phone or mail at:

Main Street Fairmont

301 Adams Street, Suite 550C

Fairmont, WV 26554

Opt-out requests should include “Opt-Out” in the e-mail or letter subject line.
Any information you provide to us is covered by this Privacy Policy.


We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share your personally identifiable information will be posted on-line. You are bound by such revisions and should therefore visit the page to review the current terms from time to time. Your continued use of the Website   constitutes an affirmative acknowledgement by you of the terms and modifications and your agreement to abide and be bound by the terms as modified.

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