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Privacy Policy

Blue Ridge PBS is committed to providing a safe and secure web site for children and adults. If you have questions about our privacy policy, please contact us at or via our toll-free number, 1.888.332.7788.

Gathering and Use of Information

Blue Ridge PBS collects personal information through, but only when voluntarily provided by visitors to the site. Visitors to may voluntarily supply certain personally identifiable information in connection with (i) contest or sweepstakes registration, (ii) subscription registration for sites or services which require subscription (such as email newsletters), (iii) requests for membership information and (iv) e-commerce transactions.

Blue Ridge PBS' server tracks how you and other visitors use the site, identifying the source of visitors to and what pages they use on the site. By looking at this "traffic," Blue Ridge PBS can better understand our region, which allows us to improve our web site and to provide you with an optimal experience and better service. In order to provide this optimal service and convenience Blue Ridge PBS uses "cookies." A cookie is a temporary code placed in your computer by our server that facilitates communication and saves you time when you browse our web site. Cookies are completely anonymous and help us serve you. At no time does the cookie reveal your name, address or telephone number (even if you have entered these in other areas of You always have the ability to configure your web browser to refuse cookies (please consult your browser's user's guide for instructions).

Blue Ridge PBS does not buy, sell or lease its membership lists.


Blue Ridge PBS makes every effort to ensure that all of the transactions that occur on its web site are secure. All credit card numbers submitted to the site are encrypted, which is the industry standard for information security. Any personal information you submit with your pledge is encrypted with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. In the unlikely event that the information you send is intercepted, it is nearly impossible to decrypt the information. Your peace of mind and security is very important to us. If you do not feel comfortable submitting your personal information online, please call us toll-free at 1.888.332.7788.


The Blue Ridge PBS web site is a general audience web site and does not knowingly market to or collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18 years old. However, Blue Ridge PBS believes that it is important to assist parents in supervising their children's on-line activities and, therefore, recommends that parents consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a child-friendly environment. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing their name, address and other personally identifiable information online without parental permission. Please contact if you have further questions.

Links to Other Websites

Blue Ridge PBS' web site may contain links to other Internet web sites. Blue Ridge PBS encourages its partners, contributors and other third parties to implement policies and practices that respect your privacy. Blue Ridge PBS is not, however, responsible for other web sites’ privacy practices or web site content. Occasionally, you may receive cookies from third-party advertisers, partners and vendors. Blue Ridge PBS does not control these cookies.

Acceptance of Blue Ridge PBS Website Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions

By using this site, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Blue Ridge PBS Web Site Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use the site. Blue Ridge PBS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Blue Ridge PBS web site following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at

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