This is the web site of the Scott County Virginia Star. This site collects personal information: the information collected and how it is used is detailed below. The words consumer, customer, and visitor are used interchangeably to describe persons accessing the Scott County Virginia Star web site via the internet.
Our postal address is:
Scott County Virginia Star
P.O. Box 218
Gate City, VA 24251-0218
We can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can reach us by telephone at (276) 386-6300 or (276) 386-7027.
For each visitor to the Scott County Virginia Star web site, our service automatically recognizes the visitor's domain name, but not the email address. In addition, we collect the email addresses of those who post messages to our forums, when supplied, the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, and information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site and/or service registrations.
Depending on the information collected, the information we collect is:
- used for internal review and is then discarded
- used to verify information regarding matters for publication and kept on file
- used to verify or correct subscription information and current records kept on file
- used to improve the content of the Scott County Virginia Star web site
- used to alter, edit, or delete online services provided by the Scott County Virginia Star
- used to notify customers about updates to the Scott County Virginia Star web site.
This notification is given ONLY upon request, if this service is available. Customers have to opt-in for site update notification: we do not automatically add anyone to this service.
Other uses may occur in the future which are not listed here. In all cases, the purposes for which the information is being collected will be noted, along with a link to this updated policy. Customers will always have the option of not providing the information requested. (Please see important note below.)
In no case is any information collected by the Scott County Virginia Star shared with any other person or organization for commercial purposes, except as the customer may direct (ad copies to be run elsewhere, for instance) as part of a service provided to a Scott County Virginia Star customer.
With respect to cookies: we do not set any cookies.
With respect to Ad Servers, we do not currently partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. If this changes, this policy will be updated to reflect the new information. If you have concerns regarding this information, you should check this page periodically. You may also wish to opt-in for update notification if this service is available.
If you supply us with your postal address on-line, you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address. We collect verifiable contact information for letters to the editor, community briefs, press releases and other matter related to publication either on line or off line. Materials submitted without appropriate contact information are discarded unread. This is the same information required for the print edition of the Scott County Virginia Star newspaper, and is standard policy.
We collect contact information for the resolution of subscription information or other services provided by the Scott County Virginia Star. Information collected by the Scott County Virginia Star is deemed proprietary and internal, and is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes, except as a service to the customer at that customer's express direction.
Persons who supply us with their telephone and/or facsimile numbers on-line will only receive telephone or facsimile contact from us with information regarding matters for which they have provided us with their number.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to the Scott County Virginia Star web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of such new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our site periodically.
Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information.
Consumers may have this information corrected by contacting us in writing at the above postal address.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact the publisher of the Scott County Virginia Star at the contact information listed above. You may also freely contact state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, the Virginia state or local consumer protection office, state or local chambers of commerce or The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202-FTC-HELP (202-382-4357) or electronically at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.