Privacy & Personal Data Protection Policy

YouCanGreenvilleSC is an Economic Development initiative led by the City of Greenville, South Carolina.  In the spirit of collaboration, we may request personal information to contact or identify you. The types of personally identifiable information may include but are not limited to: 

-        Email Address

-        Name (First/Last)

-        Phone Number

-        Address, City, State, ZIP/Postal Code

-        Usage Data (includes comments, profile photo, IP address, browser type, browser version, pages visited, time spent on pages, unique device identifiers, and other tracking data)

This Privacy Policy describes our (YouCanGreenvilleSC) possible collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information when you visit the YouCanGreenvilleSC website or its affiliated social media channels. This document serves to inform you about your privacy rights. 

This site and its affiliated social media channels respect the right to privacy and confidentiality of all individuals who visit our website, social media channels, and regularly maintains this Privacy Policy page to provide visitors with the information to understand our commitment to safeguarding the privacy of the information you provide. Use of the website signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions of use outlined in this document. 

Information Collection & Use

It is the policy of YouCanGreenvilleSC not to sell, share, reveal, transfer, or rent to third parties any information you provide to YouCanGreenvilleSC, through the use of without your permission. Third parties will not contact our users using our email lists. 

 YouCanGreenvilleSC may collect information about visitors and any other individual connecting to us through the website or other social media channels and may include but are not limited to email updates, blog posts, social media sharing and engagement, brochure requests, and other special requests. Any potentially sensitive information is stored in our database using encryption software. YouCanGreenvilleSC only collects personal data through user inquiries, registration, or other affirmative authorization or opt-in. This explicit acceptance to receive communications from YouCanGreenvilleSC agree to receive emails, general information, updates, email, and eNewsletter communications, and likewise agrees to share their likeness and other personal information relating to their experiences as entrepreneurs in Greenville, South Carolina. Upon request, and at any time users that have previously opted-in to receive communications from YouCanGreenvilleSC can indicate that they wish to adjust their communications preferences. Likewise, users may also request to be fully removed from YouCanGreenvilleSC email lists. This can be done by emailing us at or call 864-467-4401.

Personal information collected by and for the YouCanGreenvilleSC initiative is not distributed to third parties and is reported only in aggregate. All user information collected, reported, and aggregated by YouCanGreenvilleSC is used to improve marketing and promotional efforts, analyze website usage, improve website content and design, and generate reports reflective of user behavior, interests, and trends. 

Third-Party Websites

The YouCanGreenvilleSC website does contain links to other websites but claims no responsibility, neither in whole nor in part, for the privacy policies, practices, or content of any linked websites. It is the sole responsibility of users to review the privacy statements of third-party sites and understand the privacy policies and procedures of those sites as well as the risks of disclosing their private information by accessing linked websites. It is the responsibility of the user to keep their personal information private and confidential.

Use of Cookies/Remarketing/Retargeting Policy

“Cookies” are small bits of text that is created and labeled with user “identifiers.” "Cookies" are then sent to and stored on, the user's computer. Because this information contains usage data, it is protected under this site’s Privacy Policy. No personal data related to the user will be collected through "cookies," except information required to run the specific application(s) being accessed by the user. 

Remarketing or retargeting allows advertisers to show (serve) ads to users who've previously visited the advertiser's website as they browse the web. Third-party vendors, including Google, may show YouCanGreenvilleSC ads on sites on the internet based on a user’s browser history; therefore, a user may be shown (served) ads over a period of time based on that user's previous visits to

YouCanGreenvilleSC may elect to use a third party to serve ads on our behalf across the internet. The third-party may collect anonymous information about user visits to our website. This is primarily accomplished through the use of a technology device, commonly referred to as a web beacon or an action tag, which may be placed on various web pages within The web beacon or action tag allows the third party to collect anonymous information. The third party may use information about your visits to this and other websites to provide ads about goods and services of interest to you. The third party reports the anonymous data that they collect on our behalf back to us, which we may link to our customer's personally identifiable information to better serve users. When we merge this data, it is treated under this policy as personally identifiable information as described above.

Google provides info on opting out at If you would like to be able to opt-out from vendors other than Google, more info can be found at

Social Media

By posting words and photos on the You Can Greenville SC Facebook Page, you are assuming full responsibility for the content you submit. You agree that the content is your own, and you agree to hold You Can Greenville SC harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability. We will intervene and remove content at our discretion if any posts:

-        Contain profanities, obscenities, vulgarities, sexual or inappropriate content

-        Contain divisive or hateful content that perpetuates discrimination based on race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation

-        Attack an individual or a group

-        Appear to be SPAM or SPAM-like in nature

-        Appears to contain a link to a virus

-        Contains personal contact information (email, phone number, physical address, etc.)

Please note that the comments expressed on this site do not reflect the opinions and position of the Greenville city government or its council members and employees. If you have any questions concerning the operation of this online moderated discussion site, please contact the moderator of this page at

Posting photos on our pages: From Here does not claim any ownership rights in photos that you post or share on our social media pages. However, by posting a photo on our pages you hereby grant From Here a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly display and/or reproduce your photo, including without limitation in any online media formats and through any social media channels, pages or accounts. You can revoke this license at any time by contacting us in writing at and informing us that you no longer want us to use your photo.

Email Marketing 

YouCanGreenvilleSC follows an opt-in method for email marketing newsletters and website notifications. All messages must include a clear path for opting out of future emails. YouCanGreenvilleSC will not sell or share its list with any third party.

Accuracy of Data

While YouCanGreenvilleSC uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on our website, YouCanGreenvilleSC makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. YouCanGreenvilleSC assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this website.

Changes to the YouCanGreenvilleSC Privacy Policy

YouCanGreenvilleSC reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Notifications regarding significant changes in the way YouCanGreenvilleSC treats personal data will be placed on the YouCanGreenvilleSC website.

Photography & Content Copyrights

All content including copy, images, and other materials is copyrighted. The images and content on this site may not be used without the permission of YouCanGreenvilleSC.


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