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Privacy Statement

Terms of Usage, Disclaimers & Privacy Policy

AdvantageWest Economic Development Group (Site Owners) reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter or update these Terms of Usage. By submitting your email address and information to this site, you agree to be limited by such modifications, alterations or updates.

Privacy Policy 

Protecting your privacy and security is important to AdvantageWest Economic Development Group. Email addresses and other personally identifying data about you is known to Site Owners only when voluntarily submitted or emailed to us. Site Owners use personally-identifying data provided by visitors to tell you about products and offers, events and other types of interests which you have indicated are of interest to you, or which we feel may be of interest to you because of the related interests that you have indicated to us. We may also share this information with other interested parties from whom we think you may want to receive information about specials or promotions directly related to your stated area of interest(s). Any such information sharing will be for a direct and specific use and will prohibit any further use of the information without overt permission of receiver.

Site Owners and operators comply strictly with federal Can-Spam regulations and require any entity sharing information to comply with regulations and best consumer practices. If at any point you no longer wish to receive communications from us, follow the removal instructions located at the bottom of the email you received. Notifying us to be removed in any fashion other than as the instructions described may not result in the removal of your email address from our list.

Data about the site activity of registered and non-registered visitors to this site is automatically provided to Site Owners when you sign on or enter the site. We use it for internal review in aggregate and non-personally-identifiable or sensitive data form to enhance the relevancy of our content for our users.

Website Information & Usage

The purpose of this site is to provide information regarding our services. By opting into our member database on this site, you are granting advantagewest.com permission to place you on an email mailing list. If you do not wish to receive these emails, please follow the removal instructions at the bottom of the email message you receive. Removal requests not conforming to these instructions may not be successful.

Site Owners make no representation that services or materials used in the site or emails, including items, services or discounts offered and their trademarks, patents and licensing arrangements, are appropriate or available for use in locations other than the United States. Those who access this site from locations other than the US do so of their own accord and are responsible for compliance with their local laws.

All materials on this site, as well as email messages, including but not limited to images, illustrations, special surveys, sweepstakes, games and promotions, are protected by copyrights owned and controlled either by Site Owners, affiliate entities or by a third party who has licensed their materials to the Site Owners. Material from this web site may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any purpose other than your own personal, non-commercial, home use is a violation of the copyrights and other property rights held by Site Owners or affiliate companies. The use of any such material on any other web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.

The trademarks, logos and service marks seen on this site are registered and unregistered trademarks of Site Owners, their affiliates and other entities. This site does not grant you the license or the right to use any trademark displayed on this site without the written consent of the owner of the trademark. Your use or misuse of the trademarks displayed on this site, or any other content on this site, is strictly prohibited.

Site and email content is owned and controlled by: AdvantageWest Economic Development Group, 134 Wright Brothers Way, Fletcher, NC 28732.

Registered Users 

Cookies are used to identify a registered user and to provide the personalization preferences indicated previously by the registered user. The cookie allows the web site to track movement within the web site itself and provides no information on activity outside of the web site.

Non-registered Users

Cookies may be used to track usage of the web site. This does not provide any personal identification and is only used to further understand how users navigate and use the web site. This information is used to optimize the web site and increase usability for all users.

In addition, we use email addresses to contact visitors who communicate with us, as indicated in our registration areas. For example, we direct email to visitors who provide us with their email addresses for specific interests, specials, offers and other promotions fitting their indicated interests or for notifying users that they have won one of our giveaways or contests. If at any point you no longer wish to receive communications from us, indicate that in the form of our regular email newsletter as described above.

Materials Submitted to Site Owners

Site Owners welcome your comments and suggestions regarding services, including comments about our Internet site. However, any notes, messages, postings, ideas, suggestions, or other material, which you submit to Site Owners, will become property of Site Owners. Site Owners shall be entitled to use any kind and nature of material, which you submit for any type of use indefinitely for promotional and advertising purposes, without compensation to you of any kind. You agree to shield Site Owners, their shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors, vendors, and affiliates from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your breach of any of these terms and conditions.

Other Sites That May be Linked to this Site

Site Owners may include some links to other Internet sites maintained by third parties for your convenience only; these are defined as Linked Sites. Neither Site Owners nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on Linked Sites which are not owned or controlled by an affiliate of Site Owners or the other owner represented in this notification. Site Owners are not responsible for the content on the Linked Sites and disclaims all liability for any injury you experience while you are in such a Linked Site. Access them at your own risk.

Disclaimer

The materials in this site and any third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Site Owners do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials or services in this site or in linked sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. Site Owners do not warrant that defects will be corrected or that this site or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. The material that you read in the site is provided solely for entertainment, promotional, and commercial purposes.

Liability Limitations

Site Owners, affiliates, related entities, vendors and content providers are not responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss, damage, injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind (whether actual, consequential, punitive, special or otherwise), whatsoever based upon or resulting from any information or opinions provided on the Site Owners site or from the use of, or the inability to use, Site Owners materials or services on the site. You specifically agree that Site Owners are not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with the Site Owners site, any materials on the site or with any of Site Owners Terms of Usage, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site Owners site.

Termination of Site Usage

These Terms of Usage constitute an agreement, which is effective until terminated by Site Owners, at any time, without notice. Site Owners may terminate your right to use this site immediately and without notice if, in Site Owners sole discretion, you fail to comply with any of these Terms of Usage. In the event of termination, you are not authorized to access the Site Owners site. These Terms of Usage constitute the entire agreement between you and Site Owners.