September 25, 2017

Carrington Community Association Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the website of the Carrington Community Association of Vienna, Virginia (the “Carrington Website”). The protection of privacy is important to Carrington. To better protect privacy, Carrington provides this notice explaining Carrington’s online information practices and the choices a User can make about the way information is collected and used at this site.

What information does the Carrington Website collect?

The primary purpose of the Carrington Website is to provide Carrington’s homeowners, residents, guests and the public (“Users”) information about Carrington. From time to time, Carrington may invite Users to subscribe to an email service, order products, enter contests, and vote in polls or otherwise express an opinion, among other things. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about User interests in and use of various products, programs, and services. The Carrington Website also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when User visit many of Carrington’s the Carrington Website pages such as the type of browser a User is using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system a User is using, (e.g., Windows ’95 or Mac OS) and the domain name of a User’s Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).

How does the Carrington Website use the information?

The Carrington Website may use the information User provide about a User to respond to the User’s inquiries about Carrington or related purposes. Carrington sometimes uses this information to communicate with the User, such as to notify the User when the User has won one of Carrington’s contests, to fulfill a request by a User to receive information by email, or to contact a User about a Carrington-related matter. The Carrington Website sometimes uses the non-personally identifiable information that the Carrington Website collects to improve the design and content of Carrington’s site and to enable us to personalize a User’s Internet experience. The Carrington Website also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage. Under certain circumstances, Carrington may disclose personally identifiable information to third parties. Carrington may disclose personally identifiable information, for example, in response to legal process in response to a court order or a subpoena. Carrington also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request. Agents and contractors of Carrington who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Carrington. Although Carrington takes appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, the Carrington Website cannot assure User that personally identifiable information that the Carrington Website collects will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. From time to time the Carrington Website may disclose personally identifiable information to companies whose practices are not covered by this privacy notice that want to market products or services to a User. If the Carrington Website shares personally identifiable information to such a third party, Carrington will provide User with an opportunity to opt out or block such uses. The Carrington Website may on occasion combine information the Carrington Website receive online with outside records to enhance Carrington’s ability to market to User those products or services that may be of interest to User. If User prefers to not receive marketing information from this site, please follow the Opt-Out Procedures set forth below. Finally, Carrington will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing Users with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors

The Carrington Website may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than Carrington’s. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy policies because the Carrington Website has no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties. The Carrington Website may sometimes offer content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. Carrington has no control over these third parties’ use of this information.


To enhance User experience with Carrington’s sites, the Carrington Website may employ “cookies.” Cookies are text files the Carrington Website place in User computer’s browser to store User preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us User e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless User choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering for a Carrington Website promotion. Once a User chooses to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. Carrington primarily uses cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content of the Carrington Website. For example, Carrington may use cookies to personalize a User’s experience at the Carrington Website or save User password in password-protected areas. The Carrington Website also may use cookies to offer the User Carrington products, promotions, or services.


The Carrington Website has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under Carrington’s control. Any time the Carrington Website asks for a credit card number, the Carrington Website transmits that credit card number in an encrypted format. The Carrington Website use industry-standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. As a result, while the Carrington Website strives to protect User personal information, Carrington cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information User transmit to or from Carrington’s online products or services, and Users do so at their own risk. Once the Carrington Website receives a User transmission, Carrington will make reasonable efforts to ensure its security on Carrington’s systems.


The Carrington is a general audience site. It is not intended for, nor does Carrington direct any of its content to, children under thirteen (13) years of age.

Opt-Out Procedures

Carrington gives a User the following options for removing User information from Carrington’s database in order to stop receiving future communications from Carrington. (Please note: Carrington is not responsible for removing information from third-party lists or entities with which a User has previously authorized us to share its User information.)

1. You can send email to:

2. You can send mail to the following postal address:

c/o SFMC

3. Call the followign telephone number: (SFMC)


Carrington gives a User the following options for informing us of changes to information a User has previously provided:

1. Email to:

2. Send mail to the following postal address:

c/o SFMC

3. Call the following telephone number: (SFMC)

Contacting Carrington

If Users have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or other matters relating to the Carrington Website, please feel free to contact:

Carrington Community Association
c/o SFMC

Any of the policies or procedures above may be changed at any time without prior notice. Although this Privacy Policy is not a binding contract and does not create any legal rights, it does serve as an expression of Carrington ‘s commitment to protecting private personal information.