Information collected on our websites
Certain content areas and features of ConnectionNewspapers.com and affiliated websites are accessible only to registered users, and registration requires that you provide some personal information, including a valid email address. This information is collected to help us understand our audience so we can improve the service we provide. Information about individuals is private and will not be shared with advertisers or other third parties, except in aggregate form.
Connection Newspapers will not give up control of your email address to any third party. Connection Newspapers reserves the right and at times might use email addresses collected through the registration process for Connection Newspapers marketing activities. Those marketing activities might involve the use of software and hosting services provided by third-party vendors. No third-party vendor will be authorized to use data collected by Connection Newspapers for any purpose outside the scope of service provided to the Connection Newspapers. Users have the right to opt out of receiving marketing or any other kind of email from Connection Newspapers.
Connection Newspapers uses server logs and third party software programs to measure traffic to our website. While these logs and programs do not record user-specific information, they do record IP addresses, pages being requested, the date and time of the requests, referrals from other websites and information about the browser and operating systems of our users. This information is used by Connection Newspapers and shared with advertisers only in aggregate form.
A cookie is a small file sent to your browser via a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are commonly used to remember registration information, to limit the frequency of ads and to limit participation in surveys. Most browsers allow users to adjust the cookie settings. Some features of Connection Newspapers’ websites will not function correctly if you do not allow cookies. Some of our advertisers may serve cookies to your browser as well. Connection Newspapers does not have control over cookies placed by our advertisers. However, you have the ability to control whether or not your browser will accept cookies from certain advertisers or ad servers.
Connection Newspapers retains the right to change this policy at any time at its sole discretion.