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WhatsNew:

New River Notes — Complete

January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

In January 2013 we introduced the new site layout but because there were many pages left to do there was a big red Under Construction on the front page. A year later we've finished all of the pages that were on the original site. Construction is complete. We have a great looking site full of material to help you in your research and possibly entertain you.

We're not finished. A site like this can't just freeze in time. It must be maintained, .... Read More

New River Notes

January 6, 2013

New River Notes, a leading genealogy resource for the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia, launched its new look website today.

new river valley mapNew River Notes was originally launched in 1998 by Jeffrey C. Weaver providing New River Valley researchers with a new wealth of information and that tradition is continued today by the Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Welcome and we hope you enjoy our new look. For more information on the changes and plans see posts on the GCVHF Google+ Page.

Web Site Privacy Information

Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for the sites: http://www.graysonheritage.org and http://www.newrivernotes.com. These Sites are operated by Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc..

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement and/or the practices of our web sites, you should first contact our site coordinator at nrn@graysonheritage.org or by postal mail to:

  • Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.
  • P.O. Box 679
  • Independence, Virginia
  • 24348

Identifying Information

In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to process an order, offer services that require registration, assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. Generally, Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. requests identifying information when you:

  • Register on any of our web sites.
  • Place an order.
  • Provide feedback to an online survey or tell us about an idea or suggestion.
  • Participate in a rebate program, contest, or other promotional offer.
  • Request a SPECIAL SERVICE
  • Request information or files from technical support or customer service.


In these instances, Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. will ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other appropriate information needed to provide you with these services. In all instances, if you receive a newsletter or other mailing from us, you will always be able to "unsubscribe" to these mailings at any time.

What Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. Will Do With Your Information. If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. and will only be used by Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. to support your customer relationship with us. We will not add you to a mailing list, or newsletter without your registration for this service. We will only contact you if further information is required from you to complete a service.

What Others May Do With Your Information. Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Sites (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations. From time to time Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. may use agents or contractors who will have access to your personal information to perform services for Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. (such as DATABASE MAINTENANCE, FURTHER EXAMPLES), however, they are required by us to keep the information confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services for Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.. In addition, Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. may also share aggregate information about its customers and its web site visitors to advertisers, business partners, and other third parties. For example, we might share that our users are x percent PCs users and y percent Macintosh users. None of this information, however, will contain personal, identifying information about our users.

Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. On-line Store. The Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. On-line Store is designed to give you options concerning the privacy of your identifying information. If you choose, you can set up an account. This will allow you to have a customized order page for express ordering and to view your purchasing history. To protect your privacy, we have designed the Sites to include certain steps to verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections in an account. You will always have access to this account information and can view it, update it or correct it at any time. To access your information, you will need to use a password.

When purchasing products through the our web site, the order form will also ask you to provide a daytime telephone number. However, the telephone number is only used to quickly resolve questions relative to an order, such as to clarify customer email addresses that are inactive, or entered incorrectly.

Third Party Links

graysonheritage.org and newrivernotes.com does provide links to other sites. Other Internet sites and services have separate privacy and data collection practices. Once you leave www.graysonheritage.org or www.newrivernotes.com, Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. cannot control, and has no responsibility for, the privacy policies or data collection activities at another site.

Cookies

At times, we will use a feature on your web browser to send your computer a "cookie". We do not use cookies to retrieve any personal information from your computer. We only use cookies to learn ways to enhance our Sites, and to give you better, more personalized service while in our web site. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is sent. However, some functions of the Sites will not function if you refuse cookies. These areas of our web site will have information posted about cookies, and when a cookie will be uploaded to your computer.

Children's Privacy Protection

Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. is sensitive to the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13. The vast majority of the material on our web site is not intended for children and is not targeted to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect data from children and, if we learn that we have received personal data from a child, we will remove this information from our database.

Changes to this Policy

Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc. may from time to time revise its privacy policy. You should therefore periodically visit this page, so you are aware of any such revisions. We will not, however, use your existing information in a manner not previously disclosed. You will be advised and have the opportunity to opt out of any new use of your information.

Credit Card Security

We know customers are concerned about credit card security. We use one of the worlds largest funds transfer agencies - PayPal.
If you choose to use a PayPal account, your personal credit card information will not be given to Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc..