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State of Washington Tourism is committed to protecting your privacy on this website.

We collect personal information from our visitors on a voluntary basis only. Personal information may include name, address, phone number, email address and other relevant data. We do not require this personal information to obtain access to most of our site.

We do, however, require it in order to properly respond or to fulfill requests for the following:
Brochures or other mailed information
Email newsletters
Sweepstakes entries
Saving personalized Trip Planner itineraries and folders
Sharing your opinions through surveys
Using Contact Us for correspondence
Submitting an RFP for Group Tour Planning

We do not share email addresses you provide us when you use the email-a-friend feature. When you contact us via email, we will only use the information to respond to your request. We may occasionally redirect your message to another person who is in a better position to answer your question.

Public Disclosure

The personal information we request is used by us in order to process a request for information by you or for marketing our products or services. Certain information may be deemed to be public records subject to disclosure pursuant a public records request. However, we do not collect, track, sell or rent personal information for commercial purposes.

If you provided us with personal information through this web site, you have the option to request that we not contact you in the future. If you allow us to contact you in the future, State of Washington Tourism partners and businesses may provide you with current and future information about travel opportunities in Washington State. Information about you or your requests will not be shared with any other organizations.

What Information Do We Collect?

Our web servers collect the domain names, but not the e-mail addresses, of visitors to our website. This information is aggregated to measure number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, and other relevant statistics.

We collect the following information:

The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our site
The date and time you access our site
The length of time you spend on our site
The pages you visit
The URL of the site you came from, if applicable

We collect this information to measure the use of our site, to improve the content of our site, to evaluate technical performance and to identify problem areas.


To enhance your experience on our site, many of our web pages use cookies. Cookies are small text files that we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personal information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at our site. Once you choose to provide a web page with personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. A cookie is like an identification card. It is unique to your computer and can only be read by the server that gave it to you.

We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our sites. For example, we may use cookies to personalize your experience on our web pages (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to our site). We also may use cookies to provide you tailored offers of products and services. Cookies are essential to the proper functioning of

If you want to control which cookies you accept, you can configure your browser to accept all cookies or to alert you every time a website’s server offers a cookie. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can set your browser option so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser.

Video Privacy

The videos produced by State of Washington Tourism are designed to display some of the wonderful places, events, and scenery of Washington State. People shown in the video features were filmed enjoying Washington’s public places or filmed on private property with the full permission of the property owner. Their appearance in the video does not constitute actual or implied endorsement of Washington State or State of Washington Tourism.


State of Washington Tourism has compiled content and information contained in this site based on data provided by local tourism partners and business entities. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, the State of Washington Tourism, makes no representations, guarantees or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the information provided on this web site. All data is subject to change without notice. Travelers are advised to contact individual businesses or organizations to obtain the most current information before traveling.

The website contains links to other sites and we attempt to only link to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy. Links to third-party websites are provided as a convenience for our site visitors and do not constitute endorsement or control of their content.