Privacy Policy/Terms of Use

We are committed to ensuring your privacy as a visitor to this website.

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When you browse through the Grow North website, certain information is collected in relation to your computer’s IP (Internet Protocol) address.  We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about visits from IP addresses:

  • date and time of visit
  • pages visited
  • browser used and screen resolution
  • search terms used
  • originating website

We may use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.  No additional information is collected unless otherwise stated.

Grow North does not require that you provide personal information to visit our website. You may choose to provide personal information to us through web forms or email. Any personally identifiable information provided will be used only for the purposes you authorize or in support of Grow North sponsored programs. These purposes may include providing relevant materials, products, and services, and facilitating your relationship with Grow North. Information you provide may be shared with Grow North partners. Information you provide may be shared with other persons within the college who have a legitimate educational interest or in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended.

Grow North does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information about our online visitors to third parties except as required by law. The Grow North website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. These links are provided only for the convenience of our visitors.


A “cookie” is a data file that is created and stored on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our website, and it allows our website to identify your web browser, for example.  cookies facilitate user preferences, allowing a website to remember the user.  Cookies can also be used in order to allow for our website to function properly.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies to track how our users access and use the services offered on our website, to learn when and how users visit the website, to learn which search terms are used, and to learn which websites direct you to the Services. We also use cookies to help display certain information about Grow North’s services and to improve your enjoyment and convenience when using or visiting the website.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies.  You can decide if and how your web browser will accept a cookie by configuring your preferences or options in your browser.  You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your web browser. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, we will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our website.

If you have questions or concerns regarding the Grow North privacy policy, please email [email protected].


Grow North recognizes the importance of ensuring that our website is accessible to those with disabilities. We are continually seeking solutions to bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility and are committed to making the Grow North website accessible to all users and to meeting the standards set forth by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Maintaining an accessible website is an ongoing process and we are continually working to offer a user-friendly experience. If you have any issues using this website, please email [email protected].

Disclaimer / Resource Navigator®

The Resource Navigator® is a directory of small business services. The information in the directory is self-reported. The Resource Navigator®does not examine, determine, warrant or endorse the information on any of the entries in the directory. Use of this directory is voluntary and will not result in any liability against Grow North. In no event shall Grow North be liable for damages to any user of the directory for the voluntary selection of any small business service provider, for the services provided by any companies and individuals listed herein, or for any other damages which may occur.

The Resource Navigator® does not assume any responsibility for the recommendations, referrals, or endorsements made by the services listed. We do not verify the license or the qualifications of any professional or business listed. Understand also that inclusion or omission of particular professionals, businesses, organizations, or services does not imply a recommendation, or lack of, by The Resource Navigator®.

Copyright and requests to redistribute

All content on this website is copyrighted by the Curators of the University of Missouri d.b.a. SourceLink® and is licensed to Grow North, unless specifically stated otherwise.

None of this content may be copied, altered or distributed without the express written permission from SourceLink®. To request permission to redistribute any material found on this website, please contact us at: [email protected].

Please state specifically what information – text, graphic, photography, etc. – you wish permission to reuse and describe the manner in which you intend to reuse it. Also include the URL of the content you wish to use and a daytime phone number and contact name.

Information on our website

All information provided is believed to be accurate, current and reliable. However, neither SourceLink®, Grow North, the UM System, nor the Curators of the University of Missouri warrant that the information is complete or accurate. The UM System and the Curators of the University of Missouri cannot be held liable by any person for loss caused by errors or omissions in the information on this website.