"Tourism has grown into one of the state’s largest industries. Annually, over 45 million people visit North Carolina and generate more than $15.6 billion. Tourism directly employs over 182,900 North Carolinians with a payroll of almost $3.98 billion." -- www.nccommerce.com
Thank you for visiting the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) website. Privacy issues are important, and this notice serves to explain the FACVB's online information practices.
Information that the FACVB Collects
At some places in the FACVB website, you may order products, download files, complete surveys, subscribe to services such as our e-newletters or e-promotions. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, email address, telephone number, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.
The FACVB does not retain credit card information for any purchase made.
The FACVB may also collect certain nonpersonally identifiable information when you visit its webpages, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows or Mac OS), your IP address, the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Time Warner, Earthlink), referring and current HTTP location, time and length of access, searches made on the site, and other related statistics.
How the FACVB Uses the Information
First and foremost, the FACVB does not sell or provide your personally identifiable information to outside entities.
The FACVB may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about FACVB offerings, and to offer you other products, programs, or services that may be of interest.
The FACVB sometimes uses this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when specials are available or when changes are made to online or print products and services, to fulfill your request for an online newsletter, or to contact you about new visitor developments in Cumberland County, North Carolina.
The FACVB sometimes uses the nonpersonally identifiable information collected to improve the design and content of the FACVB website and to enable FACVB to personalize your internet experience. FACVB may also use this information in an aggregated form to analyze site usage and understand current and historical audience characteristics.
The FACVB will disclose information when required to do so by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. The FACVB may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request.
Agents and contractors of the FACVB who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this privacy notice, for example, by not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for the FACVB.
If you wish to be removed from distribution lists of the FACVB messages concerning products and services, you will be provided an opportunity to opt out or block such uses.
All emails, e-promotions, newsletters provide the user with an opt-out option.
Finally, the FACVB site will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided in ways unrelated to the ones described above.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
To collect and utilize website usage data, the FACVB site uses third-party APIs and tools whose information practices may be different than the FACVB's information practices. These tools include but are not limited to Google Analytics and Facebook Insights. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices, as the FACVB has no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
If you don't want third party companies to collect or use information based on your activity on websites, devices, or apps for the purpose of showing you ads, you can opt out through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA, Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada, or the European Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe. You can also opt out using your mobile device settings.
The FACVB Commitment to Security
The FACVB has put forth its best efforts to enact appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information collected online.
How to Contact the FACVB
The information contained on this site was compiled using information provided by various businesses and sources listed. Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, the FACVB cannot assume responsibility for errors or omissions. Visitors should confirm pertinent information prior to each visit to determine the suitability of the facilities or services to the intended use.
The links on this website are provided only for the convenience of the FACVB website visitors and Cumberland County businesses and organizations. The FACVB has no responsibility for or control over the linked sites. FACVB makes no promises or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, as to the content of the linked sites. In no event shall FACVB be liable for any damages resulting from use of these links even if FACVB has been informed of the possibility of such liability.