Welcome to McDowell County, West Virginia

Privacy Policy

Privacy and Terms


Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the McDowell County Convention and Visitors Bureau and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to the McDowell County Convention and Visitors Bureau include CVB. By using the CVB website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

CVB may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by CVB. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain name, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service and to provide general statistics regarding use of the CVB website.

CVB encourages you to review the privacy statement of websites you choose to link to from CVB so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. CVB is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the CVB website.

Use of your Personal Information

CVB collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

CVB may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from CVB and its affiliates. CVB may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

CVB does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

CVB may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. CVB may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to CVB, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

CVB may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within CVB, in order to determine what CVB services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within CVB to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

CVB will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CVB or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CVB; (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CVB or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

CVB secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Children under Thirteen

CVB does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or legal guardian for permission to use this website.

Opt-Out and Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from CVB by contacting us.

Changes to this Statement

CVB will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. CVB encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how CVB is protecting your information.

Contact Information

CVB welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that CVB has not adhered to this Statement, please contact CVB for questions or concerns.