Privacy Policy

Website Purpose
Visit Huntington Beach maintains multiple websites. They are www.SurfCityUSA.com; www.MeetInHB.com; www.PlayHuntingtonBeach.com; and www.FilmHuntingtonBeach.com. For the purpose of this disclosure policy, the websites shall be collectively referred to as the Visit Huntington Beach website unless the context suggests otherwise.

Website Goals
The primary purpose of this website is to convey information to users. The goals of Visit Huntington Beach's website are:

  • To provide visitor information for Huntington Beach, California.
  • To promote tourism, meetings, filming, and sporting events in Huntington Beach, California.

Hyperlink Policy
The purpose of Visit Huntington Beach's website is to provide visitor information about Huntington Beach and its surrounding attractions. Visit Huntington Beach's website may provide hyperlinks to third-party websites that also serve this purpose. Visit Huntington Beach is not responsible for, and does not endorse, the information on any hyperlinked website unless stated otherwise. Also, the Privacy Policy of each hyperlinked website will vary by site; please check each individual website for details. Visit Huntington Beach reserves the right to add and remove hyperlinks at will without notice.

Privacy Policy
The protection of individual privacy is of concern to Visit Huntington Beach, and is governed by local, state, and federal laws. Visit Huntington Beach has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its commitment to privacy. The following discloses Visit Huntington Beach's information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

Visit Huntington Beach's web servers maintain logs of user activity in order to help manage the website. These logs store such things as the domain name and IP address from which you accessed the website; the type of browser and operating system you used; the date and time you accessed the website; the pages you visited; and the country or region of the world from which you accessed the website.

Visit Huntington Beach uses this information to learn how many visitors the website has, where they are coming from, which parts of the website are of most interest to visitors, and other facts that will help improve the website and services offered.

Visit Huntington Beach values your feedback. If you participate in a survey or request information, your e-mail address, physical mailing address and any other information you volunteer will be collected. Visit Huntington Beach will use this information to provide you with Huntington Beach visitor information. Visit Huntington Beach may share this information with one of its partners if that is required to provide the specific information you are requesting (for example, but not limited to, Huntington Beach hotel deals).

Visit Huntington Beach utilizes Google Analytics for Display Advertising, and may use features such as Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, the DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration, and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting.  The information gathered from these features is used to create digital and print marketing campaigns promoting Huntington Beach as a visitor destination. Users of SurfCityUSA.com can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings within Google.  

Visit Huntington Beach may use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online.  Third-party vendors, including Google, show Visit Huntington Beach ads on sites across the Internet.  Visit Huntington Beach and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone's past visits to SurfCityUSA.com.  These cookies may also be used to report how Visit Huntington Beach's digital ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to SurfCityUSA.com.  All information gathered is used to promote Huntington Beach as a visitor destination.

Please be aware Visit Huntington Beach is subject to the California Public Records Act.  Any information provided becomes public record and Visit Huntington Beach may be required to release any and all information provided by request under this act.  However, Visit Huntington Beach will not share your personal information with any third parties except as required under the California Public Records Act without your consent unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy.

Data Security and Quality
Visit Huntington Beach is committed to data security and the data integrity of personally identifiable information available from and collected by this website. Visit Huntington Beach has taken precautions to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, or alteration. Any authorized third parties responsible for this information are committed to the same principles, and are required by contract to follow the same policies and guidelines as Visit Huntington Beach in protecting this information. Visitors should be aware, however, that even though protections are in place, Visit Huntington Beach cannot guarantee against the occurrence of hardware failure, unauthorized intrusion, or other technical problems.

All information posted to this website is stored in Visit Huntington Beach's database, even after "deletion", and may be archived elsewhere. Visit Huntington Beach's web logs and other records are stored indefinitely. This may include any information you supply to Visit Huntington Beach and your browsing history.

While no website can protect itself against all eventualities, every effort is made to protect any sensitive personal information you provide. Visit Huntington Beach will not rent, sell or give away any information identifying you individually (name, address, phone number, etc.) to third parties for marketing or mailing list purposes without your prior consent.

Accuracy and Use of Information
Visit Huntington Beach does not represent or warrant that the functions contained on the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it are free of viruses or other harmful components. The user (and not Visit Huntington Beach) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction.

Changes are made periodically to many attraction, event, and business hours and rates, and to general visitor information, and though Visit Huntington Beach strives to maintain accurate information, these changes may or may not be reflected in the materials or information present on Visit Huntington Beach's website. Additionally, because the website is frequently under development, materials and information may be deleted, modified or moved to a different part of the website without advance notice.  

Visit Huntington Beach cannot guarantee the accuracy of information made available through archived pages on search engine sites such as Yahoo, Bing and Google and is not responsible for errors on those pages. 

Visit Huntington Beach reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time.  All changes will be posted on this website.

Disclaimer of Liability
Visit Huntington Beach strives to maintain the accuracy of information and materials on its website, but shall not be held liable for inaccurate or incorrect use of the information or materials contained on this website and assumes no responsibility for any user's use of them.

International Users
Visit Huntington Beach welcomes international users to browse its website. International Website Users consent to all the terms of service and this privacy policy. International users waive any and all remedies that they may have based on the laws of their country.