Privacy Policy

This website is maintained by the Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge‚ 101 Shenandoah Avenue, NE, Roanoke‚ VA 24016‚ (540) 342-6025 or (800) 635-5535.

Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge places a high priority on protecting your privacy. Therefore‚ we have put a number of safeguards in place to protect the personal information you provide us while visiting our website.

As with other major websites‚ we track how visitors use our online services. This tracking system tells us on which page you entered our website on‚ what pages you visited‚ which files you downloaded‚ how long you visited our site‚ and the domains or addresses of sites you visited immediately before coming to the Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge website. We also utilize cookie technology that lets us trace the paths followed by visitors to our site as they move from one page to another. The tracking information, or cookie statistics, are not associated with you as an individual. It is measured only in an aggregate form.

Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge uses the tracking information to count the numbers of visitors and the number of documents requested over a period of time. It is also used to evaluate our technical performance and to refine/adjust our online services. We have no desire to capture information about you personally through our tracking systems.

Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge also uses third-party audience analytics for research and marketing purposes. 

If you elect to participate in surveys or contests conducted on any Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge site‚ any personal information you specifically and knowingly provide will become the property of Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge. The same applies if you send e-mail communications to us. However‚ Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge has a long-term policy prohibiting the sharing of this data in individual form for any purpose. Personal information is compiled in an aggregate form and may be shared with current or prospective advertising clients to demonstrate the demographics of our visitors. The information may also be used in promotional material or for professional presentations.

If you provide Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge with your e-mail address‚ or have done so in the past‚ we may occasionally send you e-mail offers. We may use information you have given us to provide a service‚ ensure proper billing‚ measure consumer interest in our various services‚ and inform you about products and services. These offers may be based on information you provided in your initial transaction with us‚ in surveys‚ from information that may indicate purchasing preferences and lifestyle‚ as well as information available from external sources. You will have the option to Opt-out of receiving these communications at any time.

These e-mail offers will come exclusively from Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information such as user name and e-mail address on any message board‚ that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or parties.

Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge also has a firm policy regarding orders you place with us. All consumer information gathered from you to process an order is held in strict confidence. We do not share consumer information or consumer mailing lists with any outside firms.

Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge does not knowingly solicit data from minors‚ nor do we knowingly market to minors.

CHILDREN: Be sure to ask your parents for permission before you send any information about yourself to us or anyone else over the Internet.

If you have any questions regarding privacy and this website‚ please contact us via e-mail at