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Effective as of January 1, 2023

Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO) is committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe online experience. This Privacy Policy applies to the website and any other web properties which are operated by WEDCO and governs data collection and usage by WEDCO.  By using the Site, you consent to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the practices in this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Site.  Each time you use this Site, the current version of the Privacy Policy will govern your use.  Accordingly, when you use this Site, you should check the date of this Privacy Policy (which appears at the top) and review any changes since the last version.

Collection of your personal data

WEDCO may collect and store personally identifiable information disclosed by you, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number.  WEDCO may also collect and store anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, or interests.  Other information that may be gathered from you and stored by WEDCO include, but is not limited to, community discussions, chats, correspondence through the Site, and correspondence sent to us.

WEDCO also automatically collects and stores information about your computer hardware and software.  This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses.  This information is used by WEDCO solely to provide general statistics regarding use of the Site.

This Privacy Policy only applies to information that is collected through the WEDCO site; it does not apply to any information that may be collected by other Site users, such as through email communications between you and another user.  If you disclose your information to other Site users, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of your personal information.  WEDCO does not guarantee the privacy or security of the personal information you provide to others.  We therefore encourage you to evaluate the privacy and security policies of the other Site user before sharing your information.  You should also review the privacy statements of websites that have links within the WEDCO Site which you choose to navigate to from the WEDCO Site so that you understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.  WEDCO is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Site.

How we collect data

We collect data when you:

  • Register for membership with WEDCO
  • Use the Chat function on the Web Site
  • Voluntarily complete a survey or provide feedback
  • Contact us through our contact form on this web site

Use of your personal data

The principal purpose of the collection your personal data is to offer you a safe, optimum, efficient and personalized experience. To this end, you agree and accept that WEDCO may use your personal data to:

  • operate and improve the Site,  
  • process your registration,
  • provide our services,
  • inform you of other products or services available from WEDCO and its marketing partners
  • comply with legal and regulatory obligations,
  • deliver any information you request,
  • deliver any information that you disclose to third parties through the Site, and
  • contact you to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

WEDCO may share your personal information with service providers under contract with WEDCO to help with our business operations. Such service providers will be required to maintain the privacy of your information in a manner at least as restrictive as this Privacy Policy. 

WEDCO may share data with third parties assisting WEDCO in providing you service(s). Sub-processors are listed below and are given access to data reasonably necessary to provide the service(s) and will be subject to confidentiality obligations in their service agreements.

List of sub-processors:

  • None

WEDCO may share data with third party payment processes who process your credit card and other payment information for WEDCO, but are otherwise not permitted to store, retain or use such information.

WEDCO will not sell your personal information to third parties.  If you do not wish to receive communications from WEDCO, simply send us an email indicating your preference at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WEDCO may keep track of the pages our users visit within the Site, in order to determine what WEDCO services are the most popular. 

WEDCO will disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on WEDCO or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of WEDCO; (c) enforce our policies; (d) respond to claims that a listing or other content violates the rights of others; (e) protect the personal safety of users of WEDCO or the public; or (f) to report suspected illegal activity.  All such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Use of cookies

This Site does not use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience.  A cookie is a piece of text that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server.  Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.  Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.  Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and you can remove cookies from your browser.

Security of your personal information

WEDCO will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.  Individuals who have been granted access to personal information are aware of their responsibilities to protect the security, confidentiality and integrity of that information.  As effective as modern security practices are, no physical or electronic security system is impenetrable.  We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will always remain private. WEDCO retains your personal information to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, enforce our General Terms of Use, and take other actions as permitted by law.

Contact information

WEDCO welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that WEDCO has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact WEDCO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Changes to this policy

WEDCO reserves the right to modify or amend this Policy at any time by posting the amended Policy on this Site.  All amended terms take effect upon posting.  Each time you use the Site, the current version of the Policy will govern your use. Accordingly, when you use the Site, you should check the date of this Policy (which appears at the top) and review any changes since the last version.