Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.wvbusinesslink.com.
Collection of information
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request. In some cases, we may use information you provide to add you to our newsletter and/or send important business-related information to you. You can unsubscribe from our email newsletter at any time. West Virginia state government does not allow its vendors to sell state data that is shared under contract.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Through the usage of The Events Calendar, Events Calendar PRO, The Events Calendar Filter Bar, Eventbrite Tickets, and Community Events plugins, as well as our Event Aggregator Import service (contained within The Events Calendar plugin), information may be collected and stored within your website’s database.
If you create, submit, import, save, or publish Event, Venue, or Organizer information, such information is retained in the local database:
- Venue information: name, address, city, country, state, postal code, phone, website, geographical coordinates (latitude and longitude)
- Organizer information: name, phone, website, email
- Event information: website, cost, description, date, time, image
The website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the website, and understanding how visitors use the website. Cookies can also help customize the website for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited.
Special note about Google advertising
Any advertisements served by Google, Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Google to display ads based on your visits to this site and other sites that use Google advertising services. Learn how to opt out of Google’s cookie usage. As mentioned above, any tracking done by Google through cookies and other mechanisms is subject to Google’s own privacy policies.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Distribution of information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. Visitor comments and online form submissions will be checked through automated spam detection services.
We make use of certain APIs, in order to provide specific features.
These APIs may include the following third party services: Google Maps (API key), Meetup (OAuth token), PayPal (email, Client ID, Client Secret), Eventbrite (API key, auth URL, Client Secret), and Zoom (email, Client ID, Client Secret).
Commitment to data security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents, and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this website allow you to opt out of further mailings.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Privacy contact information
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.
Disclaimer / Resource Navigator®
The Resource Navigator® is a directory of small business services. The information in the directory is self-reported. The Resource Navigator® does not examine, determine, warrant or endorse the information on any of the entries in the directory. Use of this directory is voluntary and will not result in any liability against WV BusinessLink. In no event shall WV BusinessLink be liable for damages to any user of the directory for the voluntary selection of any small business service provider, for the services provided by any companies and individuals listed herein, or for any other damages which may occur.
The Resource Navigator® does not assume any responsibility for the recommendations, referrals, or endorsements made by the services listed. We do not verify the license or the qualifications of any professional or business listed. Understand also that inclusion or omission of particular professionals, businesses, organizations, or services does not imply a recommendation, or lack of, by The Resource Navigator®.
Copyright and requests to redistribute
All content on this website is copyrighted by the Curators of the University of Missouri d.b.a. SourceLink® and is licensed to WV BusinessLink, unless specifically stated otherwise.
None of this content may be copied, altered or distributed without the express written permission from SourceLink®. To request permission to redistribute any material found on this website, please contact us at: [email protected].
Please state specifically what information – text, graphic, photography, etc. – you wish permission to reuse and describe the manner in which you intend to reuse it. Also include the URL of the content you wish to use and a daytime phone number and contact name.
Information on our website
All information provided is believed to be accurate, current and reliable. However, neither SourceLink®, WV BusinessLink, the UM System, nor the Curators of the University of Missouri warrant that the information is complete or accurate. The UM System and the Curators of the University of Missouri cannot be held liable by any person for loss caused by errors or omissions in the information on this website.