Privacy Policy

Emmerich Newspapers, the owner of this website, does not collect any data from visitors to this website other than the data a subscriber may give us when subscribing and registering to our website, such as user ID, password, address, email and other basic registration information.

Information We Collect
We may collect the following information: first and last name, street address, city, telephone number, e-mail address and, when necessary, credit card information, when you:

- Place an order on our website
- Inquire about our services
- Create an account though our website
- Subscribe to our e-newsletters or e-mail promotions
- Enter a contest or sweepstakes
- Are referred to us through a marketing promotion
- Participate in a marketing survey, promotion or event

We maintain the data that you provide us, along with a record of your purchases, in a secure database.

Using Information We Collect
At Emmerich Newspapers, we always want to provide you with the best possible service. In order to do this, we collect information that allows us to:

- Provide the services you request
- Send you promotional offers we believe will be of interest to you
- Send you e-mail News Alerts
- Customize our communications to you
- Provide information concerning product recalls or products you have purchased
- Improve our merchandise selection and customer service

Information We Share with Others
We contract with other companies to provide certain services, including credit card processing. We provide these companies with only the information they need to perform their services and work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is respected and protected. These companies are prohibited from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than Emmerich Newspapers

On rare occasions, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, or when required by law to do so. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies for marketing or commercial purposes.

    Any other information provided will not be made public.

    Information provided for the purpose of subscribing to your local publication will not be made public, with the exception of the subscriber’s username. Subscribers set personal privacy settings for their individual profiles.

    Cookies
    A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your Web browser on your computer. Cookies enable you to place an order on our website.

    We also use cookies to tell us what parts of our website you have visited.

    We do not use cookies to collect or sell any personal information. Any other data we may collect is solely for the purpose of making the website faster and easier to use, like allowing a user to log in automatically the next time they come to the website and caching photos and texts to speed up website performance.

    We prohibit these companies from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than Emmerich Newspapers.

    How We Use E-mail
    When you provide us your e-mail address, we may send you e-mails necessary to process your order or respond to a request. For example, after you place an order at your local publication, you will receive an e-mail confirmation and, in most cases, an e-mail with information. You will also be signed up to receive our News Alerts.

    Links to Other Sites
    Occasionally we provide links on our website to other sites we think you will enjoy, as well as to our advertisers’ web sites. These sites operate independently of Emmerich Newspapers and have established their own privacy and security policies. For the best online experience, we strongly encourage you to review the policies at any site you visit.

    Policy Changes
    From time to time, we may use customer information for unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change, we will post these changes on our website. We encourage you to review our privacy policy periodically.

    Privacy of Children on Our Website
    Our website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

    Security
    It is our intent to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you. We use a variety of current technologies and processes for protection of our customer data. We limit the information we provide to outside companies with whom we contract to only what they need to carry out their responsibilities.

    When you make a purchase, subscribe to a service or create an account on our website, your transaction information is transmitted in a safe, encrypted format.

    Updating or Reviewing Your Information
    To update your customer information (name, address, telephone number and e-mail address), please edit your account settings or contact your local publication.

    To protect your privacy, we will need to validate your identity before you update or review your information.

    Your Choices
    We offer choices about the types of information you receive from us. If you prefer not to receive News Alerts or other communications from Emmerich Newspapers, you can opt-out through your account.

    If you continue to receive our communications, please contact your local publication and we will make every effort to correct the situation.