Privacy Policy & Disclaimers


The information on the City of Northwest website ( is:

- Provided as a public service

- Subject to periodic change

- Not intended to replace other official sources

- Presented “as is” and without warranties.

Use of information on is at the user’s discretion and risk. The information should not be:

- Mistaken for legal advice

- Considered error-free

- Used as the exclusive basis for decision-making.

All information contained within the City of Northwest website is public record and is maintained and provided in accordance with the Public Records Law of North Carolina (N.C.G.S. Chapter 132). The City of Northwest assumes no responsibility or liability for the future use or accuracy of City or County data that is extracted or obtained from our website or via other publicly available sources or processes, regardless of how the data is gathered. 

Our site provides links to other websites. The City of Northwest does not monitor all linked resources and cannot guarantee their
accuracy. Statements, views and opinions included in these resources are strictly those of their authors. These views may not necessarily represent the opinions or policies of City of Northwest, its agents, officers or employees.  City of Northwest does not guarantee that these external websites comply with Section 508 (Accessibility Requirements) of the federal Rehabilitation Act.

Privacy Practices

You do not have to give us personal information to visit or use our website. We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us. Personal information that you provide will be used only in connection with the purposes described at the point of collection. If you do nothing during your visit but browse or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally.

We collect and store the following information about your visit:

- Internet domain information and the IP address from which you access our website

- The type of browser, operating system and device type you use to access our site

- The date and time you access our site

- The pages you visit

We use this information to help make our site more secure and useful to visitors.

As is typical with many websites, the City of Northwest may use “cookies.” A cookie is a file a website places on your device to remember your use of the site and enable you to get to the information faster. The City of Northwest will use cookies to improve the performance of our site and for no other purpose.