Privacy Policy

This website is provided by New River Valley Economic Development Alliance, doing business as Virginia’s New River Valley (“Virginia’s NRV” or “we”), a non-profit organization dedicated to marketing Virginia’s New River Valley as a premier region to live and do business. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”). This policy described the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit (the “Site”). By using the website, or by registering as a user of the services that we provide, you are indicating that you agree to the use of your information as outlined below. Accordingly, we suggest that you read this Privacy Policy carefully and contact us at with any questions or concerns you may have. Also, please note that we may change our privacy policy from time to time. We therefore ask that you check this page routinely to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version that will apply when you access this Site. Your continued use of this Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes. Consent By using our Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal and non-personal information as described in this policy. You further authorize the export of personal information to the USA and its storage and use as specified in this policy when you provide such information to us. This policy and all legal obligations of Virginia’s NRV are subject to the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States of America, regardless of the location of any user. We reserve the right to amend our Privacy Policy, and if we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page, so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Personal or Professional Information Collection and Use Virginia’s New River Valley may collect and store personally identifiable information, such as your name or email address, when it is voluntarily submitted to us through this website. Our organization and the companies we hire will use this information to comply with your requests for more information or as otherwise disclosed to you when you submit your information. From time to time, we may refer to the information provided to better understand your needs, better target our services, and understand how we can improve our offerings to fit the profiles of our customers. We also may use the information provided to contact you. We will not otherwise transfer the personally identifiable information you provide at this website to any third party unless otherwise disclosed. Virginia’s New River Valley may also collect and store aggregate or anonymous information about user contact with and use of the Site. Cookies When you enter the Site as a visitor, we may send your web browser a “cookie,” a small data file that’s stored on your hard drive, to help us provide you with more customized service. We do not use cookies to retrieve personal information from your computer. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature.  Information obtained in connection with the Site may be intermingled with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through sources other than the Site, including both offline and online sources. We may use the aggregate or anonymous information we collect about our customers, traffic patterns, and related site information to better design our Site and to share with reputable third-party vendors. Opt-out You may always ask us to delete any information about you and cease further contact at any time by sending us a request marked “Privacy-Urgent,” to: Information Sharing Virginia’s NRV may share your personal information with third parties in the following instances: (1) to satisfy applicable law, regulations, legal process or a valid governmental request, (2) enforce Site Terms of Use or Virginia’s NRV policies; (3) detect, prevent or mitigate fraud or security or technical issues; or (4) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Virginia’s NRV, its patrons or the public as required or permitted by law. Security We are committed to taking reasonable steps to ensure the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put into place appropriate physical, and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure information we collect online. However, you should keep in mind that no Internet communication is ever completely secure or error-free. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Site. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. Children Under Age 13 Protecting the privacy of young children, specifically children under the age of 13, is especially important to Virginia’s NRV. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. No part of our Site is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for the Site or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Site.  In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If a child has provided us with personal information, we ask that a parent or guardian of the child notify us by contacting us at and we will immediately delete the information from our database. Links The Virginia’s NRV Site contains links to many other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites, including any websites that may indicate a special relationship or partnership with Virginia’s NRV (such as co-branded pages or “powered by” or “in cooperation with” relationships). Virginia’s NRV does not disclose personally identifiable information or unique identifiers to those responsible for the linked sites. The linked sites, however, may collect personal information from you that is not subject to Virginia’s NRV’s control. To ensure protection of your privacy, always review the privacy policy of the sites you may visit by linking from the Virginia’s NRV site. More Information For additional information about our Privacy Policy, please contact