Effective April 30, 2007
The Idaho Statesman has a firm commitment to privacy. We take your privacy concerns seriously and want to make every effort to address them. That is why we have adopted the following policy, which explains our position on information-gathering and disclosure.
Your Personal InformationFrom time to time, we will ask for information that personally identifies you, as in our user surveys for The Idaho Statesman services such as forums or promotions. We use this information to operate The Idaho Statesman's services, provide you with the highest quality services and offer you opportunities we think will be of interest.
We will not disclose any personal information without your advance permission except when we believe the law requires us to do so or the disclosure is necessary to protect the rights or property of The Idaho Statesman, or as explained below or in our User Agreement.
In order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers and others, we may disclose user information but only in a form that does not identify individual users. For example, we might disclose that a certain percentage of our users are male or within a certain age range.
Occasionally, we may disclose personal information in other circumstances, but we will only do this if we have explained at the time we collect the information the purpose for which it will be disclosed.
The Tacoda Audience Network (TAN)We use third-party advertising technology vendors to collect, via includes, cookies and web beacons (1x1 pixels), non-personally identifiable data when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Remember The Risks Whenever You Use The InternetYou should know that when you voluntarily disclose personal information on the The Idaho Statesman system (for example, in forums), that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people. While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to The Idaho Statesman and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition, our partners and other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through The Idaho Statesman have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.
Tell Us How We're DoingIf you have any questions or comments about our policies, please contact us by sending us feedback.
Want more information? Check out these helpful links...Electronic Frontier Foundation - a civil liberties organization working to protect your rights online.
Electronic Privacy Information Center - established to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues relating to the National Information Infrastructure.
Privacy Issues Page - from the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT).
Cookie Central -- dedicated to provide full information upon Internet Cookies.
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