Information Collection & Treatment
Information collected on www.nc-mountains.org is used to determine important statistical data for the Polk County Travel & Tourism ( PCTT), its partners and members to determine the effectiveness of the content, programs and advertisements offered through our website.
PCTT, its partners and affiliates may collect personal contact and demographic information that the consumer willingly provides such as name, address, email, zip code, gender and income with the intention of using this information for purposes of statistical reporting and targeted promotional campaigns.
Demographic information may be used to "personalize" the user's experience on nc-mountains.org and to provide targeted advertising. Contact information may be used to send promotional materials from the PCTT and/or its partners and affiliates. Users have the option of discontinuing the remittance of these by contacting us (please see "Opt-in/Opt-out").
Registration areas on our site may require users to provide contact information such as an email address and demographic information such as zip code, age or income level. The PCTT and/or its partners and members may use the information provided to send users relevant promotional materials.
Online Survey Information
To participate in online surveys, the user may be required to supply contact and/or demographic information. Polk County Travel & Tourism utilizes the information provided by the user to send that user any compensation promised in exchange for completing the survey and/or for purposes outlined in "Information Collection."
Participation in nc-mountains.org featured/sponsored contests and sweepstakes also requires the disclosure of contact and demographic information. This information is required to contact users as necessary. It may also be used to send you promotional information. However, users may opt out of or opt in to our mailings at any time. (See Opt Out/Opt In, below.)
A user may choose remove themselves from our mailing list(s) by following the instructions stated on our promotional communications, by completing our online Contact Form or by contacting us directly, and specifically requesting removal from our mailing list(s) (also see "Contact Us").
We welcome your feedback. For any questions, complaints or if you would like to express a concern, remove yourself from our mailing lists, or change your contact information, please complete the form on the "Contact Us" page on our website.
You may also contact us by mail at the following address:
Melinda Young, Director
PO Box 308
Columbus, NC 28722