TBNewsWatch.com, has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our
firm commitment to protecting your privacy. The following discloses our
information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. TBNewsWatch.com is committed to implementing the technology
that gives you the most secure online experience.
Information Collection and Use
TBNewsWatch.com is the sole owner of
the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this
information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this
statement. TBNewsWatch.com collects information from our users at several
different points on our website.
Collecting your Personal Information
Personal information collected by
TBNewsWatch.com is limited to name, e-mail address, date of birth and city
you live in. We require additional information in order to complete particular
For example, if you choose to make a purchase in the Classified section of
our website, we will request additional personal information such as name,
address, telephone number and credit card number
The customer's contact information is used by TBNewsWatch.com to contact
the customer when necessary such as to confirm purchase details. Users may
opt-out of membership at any time; see the choice/opt-out section below.
We provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is
correct and current. You may review and update the information you have given us
at any time.
How we use your Personal Information
Demographic and profile data is also
collected at our site. We use this data to for 2 primary purposes:
1. To tailor the visitor's experience at our site by not making you enter
your personal information more than once.
2. To help us identify the content that our readers are most interested in.
TBNewsWatch.com has content partner relationships with Thunder Bay's
Television, Radio stations: Rock 94 FM and 580 CKPR, TBNewsWatch.com
newspaper, Thunder Bay's Guest Magazine and Dougall Media.
TBNewsWatch.com does perform Statistical Analysis of user behavior and
characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various sections
of the site. TBNewsWatch.com will provide only aggregated data from these
analyses to inform content partners and advertisers of such information.
TBNewsWatch.com 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 TBNewsWatch.com or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or
property of TBNewsWatch.com, and, (c) act in urgent circumstances to
protect the personal safety of users of TBNewsWatch.com or the public.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss,
misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Our data is stored
in password-controlled servers with strictly limited access within our company.
Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example,
our accounting department) are granted access to personally identifiable
information. All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy
practices. Any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or
reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to
ensure our customers’ information is protected.
When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information
(such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected
with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL. While on a secure page,
such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as
Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to
un-locked, or open, when you are just ‘surfing’. You can verify our SSL link by
clicking on the VeriSign link.
We do not share your personal information outside the TBNewsWatch.com.
No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your email
address and password, so it is very important that you do not give this
information out to other people.
don't have to re-enter it each time you visit the different sections of our site
cookies to remember who you are and what areas of the site you have access to.
A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to
track the pages you've visited or the Ads you viewed. But the only personal
information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie
can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing
information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any
personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes
their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie
on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once,
thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may
still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user will have very
limited access to features on our site.
This site contains links to other sites. TBNewsWatch.com is
not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. We
encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy
statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable
information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by
Site and Service Updates
We also send the user site and service
announcement updates. Members are not able to un-subscribe from service
announcements, which contain important information about the service. We
communicate with the user to provide requested services and in regards to issues
relating to their account via email or phone.
This site enables viewers to submit comments regarding the
story content that appears on this site, by means of a comment form. Submitting
personal information such as a name is optional. The comments that are submitted
via the comment form may be used in our Editorial section and/or in our News
section as part of viewer feedback.
The TBNewsWatch.com does not publish content
that is targeted to children.
This site gives users the following options for removing
their information from our database to not receive future communications or to
no longer receive membership service.
You can send email to email@example.com or you may telephone us at
Notification of Changes
the Last Updated Date at the top of this page. If at any point we decide to use
personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at
the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will
have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different
which the information was collected.
Contacting the Web Site
TBNewsWatch.com welcomes your questions
about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with
this Web site, you can contact the webmaster firstname.lastname@example.org