Link to ARC home page.

ARC Web Policy

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has policies and procedures to help ensure that this Web site provides accurate and unbiased information about the Commission and its programs. While ARC is committed to providing timely, accurate, and complete information, it provides no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the data or other information provided on this site. ARC welcomes suggestions regarding site improvements and corrections of any factual errors.

Information Collected
When you browse the ARC Web site or download files, certain information about your visit is automatically gathered and stored. This information does not identify you personally and is not readable by other servers. The information is gathered to help ARC make its site more useful to visitors—to determine the information visitors want and the types of technology they use. ARC does not collect personally identifiable information unless it is voluntarily submitted by the user through forms on the ARC Web site. These forms are always voluntary.

If you send email to ARC staff through the ARC Web site, the personal information you provide is used only to respond to your message. ARC does not disclose personal information outside of the agency without explicit permission.

If you have any questions or concerns about the ARC Web site privacy policy, please contact the ARC Webmaster.

Links to Other Sites
ARC provides links or pointers to non-ARC Web sites for the convenience of visitors to this site. These links provide information that may be useful or interesting and are being provided consistent with the purpose of the ARC Web site. ARC cannot attest to the accuracy of the information provided by these links, and the links do not constitute an endorsement by ARC or any of its employees of the sponsors of the sites or the information or products presented on the sites. Once users follow links or pointers to external sites, they are subject to the privacy policies of those sites.

Concerns about the appropriateness of any links or pointers on the ARC site should be addressed to the ARC Webmaster.

Use or Reproduction of Material from the ARC Web Site
Some material on this site is in the public domain, and other material is produced by contractors or used with permission of the copyright holder. Individuals interested in reproducing or using any material from this site should contact the ARC Webmaster to obtain information about appropriate permissions. If ARC gives permission to use any text or graphics it has produced, this permission in no way conveys ARC endorsement of the borrowing site. It is the responsibility of individuals wishing to use information from the ARC site to seek appropriate professional counsel about proper use of material restricted by copyrights or other limits of law.

Use of ARC Logo
Both web-quality and print-quality versions of the ARC logo are available for purposes of linking to the ARC Web site or acknowledging Commission assistance, as required in ARC grant policy. Please contact  the ARC Webmaster to request a logo for these purposes.

ARC is committed to making this site equally available to all persons. The Commission follows current federal accessibility guidelines to ensure the site is accessible to those using standard screen-reading devices. ARC also strives to make the site accessible to users with text-based browsers, low-end processors, slow modem connections, and limited or no multimedia capabilities. Please contact the ARC Webmaster with any questions or comments about the accessibility of this site. Alternative file versions and printed text are also available on request.

If you have any questions or comments on the information presented here, please send them to the ARC Webmaster.

ARC Privacy Policy