At Virtual Blue Ridge we strive to protect your privacy and rights. We have set forth this statement to explain the information we collect from you, how we use that information, and your legal rights regarding that information.
Who has access to my information?
Any information you provide is controlled by Virtual Blue Ridge, PO Box 2325, Boone, NC 28607 (“Data Controller”).
What information do we collect and how do we use it?
- No personal information will be shared with the sponsors we directly solicit for helping fund our website. However, general browsing statistics from all visitors to our site are aggregated and submitted in monthly reports to our sponsors. These reports indicate statistics such as total number of visitors, total number of page views, etc.
- When you choose to contact us through a web form, we need your name, email address, and telephone number. The information may be stored, but is not used nor intended to be used for any other purpose to contact you if we need to respond to your comments.
- We occasionally provide vacation giveaways. When registering for a giveaway we collect information such as your name, phone number, address, and other means to contact you. We use this information to administer any prize draws or competitions you may enter. This information is shared with only the sponsors that have donated the prizes for the particular giveaway.
How do we protect your information?
When you submit any of your personal information to us, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that it is stored safely on our servers. Only employees of Virtual Blue Ridge who handle the technical management of our website can access your information. In accordance with established data protection legislation we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information you provide to prevent unauthorized access. We cannot, however, guarantee the security of any data you disclose to us online.
Do we disclose your information to third parties?
The only personally identifiable information we provide to third parties are for our giveaways. In this case, your giveaway registration information is shared with the sponsors that have donated the prizes for the particular giveaway that you are entering.
Your consent and rights
Please note the information you provide will not be transferred out of the US.
Virtual Blue Ridge Bookstore
PO Box 2325
Boone, NC 28607