Privacy Policy

TheAnnouncementSite.com Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the TheAnnouncementSite.com and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to TheAnnouncementSite.com include TheAnnouncementSite.com and TheAnnouncementSite. The TheAnnouncementSite website is a news and information site. By using the TheAnnouncementSite website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Personal Information You Provide

TheAnnouncementSite collects names and biographical information about information providers and their relatives for the purposes of publishing articles to be read by the general public. All data submitted in forms may be released to the public in articles. Such articles will remain available at TheAnnouncementSite for as long as TheAnnouncementSite, in its sole discretion, may retain and make them available.

TheAnnouncementSite also collects email and telephone contact information from individual information providers for fact-checking and reporting purposes. Personal contact information is used only by employees and contractors of TheAnnouncementSite for generating and editing articles. It isn’t published.  It isn’t sold or leased to third parties or shared with partners. TheAnnouncementSite does everything it can to protect personal contact information, including storing it in a highly-secure server environment and limiting access to employees with a demonstrated need for the information to perform a specific job. All employees and independent contractors are kept up to date on our security and privacy policies.

TheAnnouncementSite also collects email and telephone contact information from individual information providers for fact-checking and reporting purposes. Personal contact information is used only by employees and contractors of TheAnnouncementSite for generating and editing articles. It isn’t published. It isn’t sold or leased to third parties or shared with partners.

TheAnnouncementSite may also collect demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age and gender. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Electronic Information We Collect

We may automatically collect information about computer hardware and software belonging to both information providers and users. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the TheAnnouncementSite website.

TheAnnouncementSite encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from TheAnnouncementSite so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. TheAnnouncementSite is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the TheAnnouncementSite website.

Use of your Personal Information

TheAnnouncementSite collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s), to create news stories and deliver the services you have requested.

TheAnnouncementSite may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from TheAnnouncementSite and its affiliates. TheAnnouncementSite may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

TheAnnouncementSite does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

TheAnnouncementSite may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within TheAnnouncementSite, in order to determine what TheAnnouncementSite services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising within TheAnnouncementSite to customers.

TheAnnouncementSite will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on TheAnnouncementSite or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of TheAnnouncementSite; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of TheAnnouncementSite, or the public.

Use of Cookies

TheAnnouncementSite website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time.

You have the ability to modify the settings of your Web browser to accept or decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the TheAnnouncementSite services or websites you visit.

Notices

TheAnnouncementSite takes prudent and appropriate steps to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

TheAnnouncementSite does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Changes to this Statement

TheAnnouncementSite will occasionally update or change this Statement of Privacy. TheAnnouncementSite encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how TheAnnouncementSite is protecting your information. In the future, we may sell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses. In such transactions, we may include your information among the transferred assets.

Contact Information
TheAnnouncementSite welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. Please contact TheAnnouncementSite at:

feedback@TheAnnouncementSite.com

Effective as of April 1, 2013

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