Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement for

Explore Louisiana is the marketing name for the Louisiana Office of Tourism, a division of the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism. We created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.
The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information. We use cookies to collect this information.

We collect and use information about you in several ways. We receive information directly from you when you send us email, share a photo, complete a form on our website (such as a survey or a request for a guide or a sweepstakes entry) or at a kiosk, sign up to receive email from us, or call us with questions. We collect information electronically when you browse our website.  

Our website's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name and email). Our website also has an order form for customers to receive additional information on our state. We use customer contact information from the registration form and order forms to send the user information about our state.
This website contains links to other websites. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

We use an outside ad company to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. While we use cookies in other parts of our website, cookies received with banner ads are collected by our ad company, and we do not have access to this information. 

We are collecting business intelligence research via Near from and about devices that visit this website. We do not collect names, addresses, phone numbers, login data/passwords, social security or financial information. Read our intelligence partner's privacy policy here.

Upon request, the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism will remove users (and their information) from our database or permit them to "opt-out" of any further e-mail or contact.


This site has reasonable security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.