Online Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

The Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau (HNCVB) is the official marketing organization for Randolph County Tourism Development Authority (RCTDA) representing Archdale, Asheboro, Franklinville, Liberty, Ramseur, Randleman, Seagrove, Staley, and Trinity. The HNCVB maintains an official Web site at HeartofNorthCarolina.com. For the purposes of this online privacy policy and disclaimer, HeartofNorthCarolina.com applies to any and all Web sites that point to this domain name; and to official social networking sites administered and/or maintained by the HNCVB. The HNCVB takes online privacy seriously. To understand what information we gather about you and what we do with it, we present you with this online privacy policy and disclaimer.

Information HNCVB Collects

At some places in the HNCVB Web site, you may download files, subscribe to receive visitor and/or relocation information or newsletters, or participate in online forums or communities. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and information about your interests in and use of various programs and services.

HNCVB may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit its Web pages, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows or Mac OS), your IP address, and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, EarthLink).

How HNCVB Uses This Information

First and foremost, HNCVB does not sell or provide your information to outside entities!

HNCVB may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about HNCVB offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that may be of interest.

HNCVB sometimes uses this information to communicate with you directly, such as to notify you when specials are available or when changes are made to online or print products and services, to fulfill your request for information, or to contact you about new visitor and/or relocation developments in Randolph County, North Carolina.

HNCVB sometimes uses the non-personally identifiable information collected to improve the design and content of our Web site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. HNCVB may also use this information in an aggregated form to analyze site usage.

HNCVB will disclose information when required to do so by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena; and may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request.

Agents and contractors of HNCVB who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Online Privacy Policy, for example, by not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for HNCVB.

Under no circumstances will the HNCVB sell, rent or lease personal information obtained via its Web site to any third party.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors

The HNCVB site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than HNCVBs information practices. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices, as HNCVB has no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Cookies

Some of the Web pages on this site use "cookies." Cookies are text files placed in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell HNCVB your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information, for example, by registering at the HNCVB site. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to data stored in the cookie.

HNCVB uses cookies to understand site usage and to facilitate the fulfillment process for products and services.

HNCVB Commitment to Security

HNCVB has put forth its best efforts to enact appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information collected online.

How to Contact HNCVB

If you have any questions or concerns about the HNCVB online privacy policy for this site or its implementation, please contact webmaster@HeartofNorthCarolina.com.

DISCLAIMER

The information contained on this site was compiled using information provided by various businesses and sources listed. Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, HNCVB cannot assume responsibility for errors or omissions. Visitors should confirm pertinent information prior to each visit to determine the suitability of the facilities or services to the intended use. Please forward any corrections to webmaster@HeartofNorthCarolina.com.

The links on this web site are provided only for the convenience of HNCVB Web site visitors and Randolph County-based businesses and organizations. HNCVB has no responsibility for, or control over the linked sites. HNCVB makes no promises or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, as to the content of the linked sites. In no event shall the HNCVB be liable for any damages resulting from use of these links even if the HNCVB has been informed of the possibility of such liability.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The HNCVB may amend this policy from time to time. If substantial changes are made in the way we use your personal information, a notification will be posted on our Web site at HeartofNorthCarolina.com.

Web Site is Subject to Copyright

©HeartofNorthCarolina.com, 2014. All rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated on this Web site, the material on said Web site is owned by or licensed to the HNCVB and is subject to copyright. Therefore, you may: