EVENTS SUBMISSION POLICY
Please be sure to review the guidelines and protocols below prior to submitting your events to the Rockland County Department of Tourism.
The purpose of the Rockland County Department of Tourism (ExploreRocklandNY.com) website calendar of events is to promote local events and attractions in Rockland County only, that may be of interest to both residents and visitors. Such events may include, but are not limited to, concerts, theater performances, street fairs, literary events, dance, museum and art gallery exhibitions, festivals, recreational activities and public sporting events. All events submitted to the Rockland County Department of Tourism (ExploreRocklandNY.com) are subject to public disclosure, pursuant applicable law, federal, state or local law and regulations. The Rockland County Department of Tourism reserves the right to restrict or remove any content that is deemed in violation of this event calendar guidelines or applicable law, regulation or policy.
In order for an event to be considered for publication on the website, the event must be open to the public and have the potential for visitor involvement. Most fundraisers, donor drives, membership-only events, classes and educational workshops will not be listed unless they have the potential to drive tourism and promote the greater Rockland area on a broad scale.
Submissions must be received at least two (2) weeks in advance – earlier is preferred. Listings are free and inclusion on the website is at the discretion of the Rockland County Department of Tourism. Items submitted for consideration to be posted on the Rockland County Department of Tourism’s website (ExploreRocklandNY.com) shall be reviewed during regular business hours (generally Monday through Friday 9am – 5pm, except for holidays). Items submitted after business hours Items submitted after business hours on Fridays and during weekends and holidays will not be reviewed for posting until the following business day.
Events submitted to the Rockland County Department of Tourism (ExploreRocklandNY.com) events calendar containing any of the following forms of content shall NOT be allowed for posting:
- Profane language or content
- Content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of age, alienage, citizenship, national origin, color, race, creed, religion, disability, familial status, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, sexual orientation or other legally protected class
- Sexual content or links to sexual content
- Solicitation of sales not related to visitor interests or event ticket sales
- Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity
- Information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems
- Content that violates a legal ownership interest of any other party
All event posting will be moderated by a staff member of the Rockland County Tourism Department, who shall review and consider all event submissions for conformance with these Guidelines. Additionally, repeated submissions - plausibly deemed excessive may be denied.
ON-GOING LENGTH OF EVENT
Ongoing events may be posted on the Rockland County Department of Tourism’s website (ExploreRocklandNY.com) event calendar up to a year out from the current date of event submission. Any ongoing events submitted that extend beyond one (1) year from date of event submission will be edited by the Rockland County Department of Tourism moderator to extend for only one year beyond submission date.
All event submitters shall be clearly identified by their event submissions. Anonymous posting of events shall not be allowed. All event postings shall be accompanied by valid contact information including a name, email address, and phone number.
USE OF CONTACT INFO
Submitters expressly authorize the Rockland County Department of Tourism (ExploreRocklandNY.com) to use any contact information submitted via event postings in its contact database and email subscriptions, including photographs. By submitting an event, you consent to receiving emails and subscribed content from the Rockland County Department of Tourism.
The ExploreRocklandNY.com events calendar is provided by the Rockland County Department of Tourism as a service to Rockland County residents and visitors. Though the calendar is moderated for posting events which comply with these Guidelines, the Rockland County Department of Tourism does not represent any organization submitting an event. If submission includes a link to an external website, the Rockland County Department of Tourism (ExploreRocklandNY.com) does not control the content or operation of that website. Furthermore, the Rockland County Department of Tourism (ExploreRocklandNY.com) does not guarantee the authenticity, accuracy, appropriateness or security of the link, website or content linked thereto, and urges all users of ExploreRocklandNY.com to exercise appropriate caution when accessing any unfamiliar website.