Newsday LLC (Newsdayor we) strives to offer its visitors the many advantages of Internettechnology and to provide an interactive and personalized experience on thewebsite that linked you to this Policy (the site). We may use PersonallyIdentifiable Information (your name, e-mail address, street address, telephonenumber or other information about you that could potentially identify you)subject to the terms of this Policy. Please note this Policy applies only toinformation collected by Newsday through the site and does not impactinformation collected or used by Newsday or its Affiliates (defined below)through other means.
How we gather information from users.
How we collect and store information depends onthe page you are visiting, the activities in which you elect to participate andthe services provided. You can visit many pages on our site without providingany information. Other pages may prompt you to provide information, such aswhen you register for access to portions of our site, sign up for membership,submit a question or feedback, request certain features (e.g., newsletters, SMSalerts, news updates and other products), sign up for a newspaper subscriptionor make a purchase. You may also provide information when you participate insweepstakes and contests, voting and polling activities, message boards andchat rooms and other interactive areas of our site.
Like most Web sites, the site also collects information automatically andthrough the use of electronic tools that may be transparent to our visitors.For example, we may log the name of your Internet Service Provider, use webbeacons, tracking pixels and cookie technology. Among other things, thecookie may store your user name and password, sparing you from having tore-enter that information each time you visit, or may control the number oftimes you encounter a particular advertisement while visiting our site.
We may collect locationinformation when you visit our sites or use our applications, includinglocation information either provided by a mobile device interacting with one ofour sites or applications, or associated with your IPaddress, where we are permitted by law to process thisinformation.
As we adopt additional technology, we may alsogather information through other means. In certain cases, you can choose not toprovide us with information, for example by setting your browser to refuse toaccept cookies, but doing so may limit your ability to access certain portionsof the site or may require you to re-enter your user name and password.Additionally we may not be able to customize the sites features according toyour preferences.
What we do with the information we collect.
We will use your information only as permittedby law and as set forth in this policy. Aggregated Information (informationthat does not personally identify you) may be used in many ways. As oneexample, we may combine information about your usage patterns with similarinformation obtained from other users to learn which pages are visited most orwhat features are most attractive. Aggregated Information may occasionally beshared with our advertisers and business partners, but cannot be used tocontact you individually.
We also collect information to enhance yourvisit and deliver more individualized content and advertising. For example, wemay use Personally Identifiable Information collected on the site tocommunicate with you regarding our Terms of Service and this PrivacyPolicy, products and services offered by Newsday and other Newsday Affiliates(defined below) and partners, administration of sweepstakes and contests,processing e-commerce transactions and other topics we think you might find ofinterest. In some cases we may combine Personally Identifiable Informationcollected on the site with demographic or other information (such as censusrecords or customer information in our regular business records) to assist withtailoring advertising to your preferences and behaviors, and for other salesand marketing efforts of Newsday and its Affiliates. We reserve the right toshare information with other Newsday business units and any entities thatcontrol, are controlled by, or are under common control with, Newsday(collectively, Affiliates), including without limitation Newsdays and itsAffiliates newspapers, websites and broadcast stations.
Personally Identifiable Information collected byNewsday may also be used for other purposes including but not limited to siteadministration and troubleshooting. Certain third parties who provide technicalsupport for the operation of our site (our Web hosting service and ournewsletter provider, for example) may access such information.
As we continue to develop our business, we maysell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses, or sell some orall of our assets to other companies or businesses. In such transactions, userinformation may be among the transferred assets. We may also preserve or discloseyour information if required to do so by law, or in good faith belief that suchdisclosure is reasonably necessary for the following purposes: (1) to complywith legal process, such as a court order, search warrant, or subpoena; (2) toenforce the Terms of Service for this site; (3) to render service you request;(4) to protect the rights or property of Newsday, and its third party suppliersand licensors; (5) in circumstances that we deem, in our sole discretion, topose a threat to the safety of you or others; (6) to protect our rights; or (7)to collect on amounts you may owe us.
Your choice to opt out.
The quality news and information on the site issupported by advertising revenue and a controlled program of e-mail marketingis an important element of our online publishing business. Like other Webpublishers, we sometimes share your information with our advertising andpromotional partners to e-mail you about services, features, products, specialoffers and unique content we believe might interest you. If you prefer not toreceive e-mail communications sent directly from our advertisers or promotionalpartners, you will be given an opportunity to decline before you provide usinformation we might share for this purpose. If you decline at the time youprovide us such information, we will not share the Personally IdentifiableInformation you provide with non-Affiliate advertisers for such purposes,though we may on occasion send you information on their behalf.
E-mail marketing communications sent by Newsdayto you will include a link allowing you to opt-out of future Newsday marketingcommunications (but does not include opt-out of newsletters). On the accountmanagement page of the site, if applicable, you can review and modify the listNewsday newsletters you have signed up to receive.
Affiliated sites, linked sites andadvertisements.
Newsday expects its partners, advertisers andthird-party Affiliates to respect the privacy of our users. However, thirdparties, including our partners, advertisers, Affiliates and other contentproviders accessible through our site, including social networking sites, mayhave their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. For example,during your visit to our site you may link to, or view as part of a frame on apage on the site, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a thirdparty. Also, through the site you may be introduced to, or be able to access,information, Web sites, advertisements, features, contests or sweepstakesoffered by other parties. Newsday is not responsible for the actions orpolicies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacypolicies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or pageoperated by a third party.
Please be careful and responsible whenever youare online. Should you choose to voluntarily disclose Personally IdentifiableInformation on our site, such as in message boards, chat areas or inadvertising or notices you post, that information can be viewed publicly andcan be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may resultin unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Suchactivities are beyond the control of Newsday and this policy.
Newsday does not knowingly collect or solicitPersonally Identifiable Information from or about children under 13 except aspermitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a childunder 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that informationimmediately. If you believe Newsday has any information from or about anyoneunder 13, please contact us at the address listed below.
Security of personal information
We have implemented commercially reasonablephysical and electronic security measures to protect against the loss, misuse,and alteration of your personal information. Despite our best efforts,however, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. To help us protectyour privacy, you should maintain the secrecy of your email address and thepassword you may have set up in connection with your participation in this site.
Accessing and updating your personal information
To access, review, rectify, or delete yourpersonal information that you have provided directly to us, please contact us viamail or e-mail at the addresses below. In addition, you may review and modify certainof your personal information through the account management page of the site,if applicable. WhileNewsday will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, we alsoreserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on suchaccess requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws.
Beginning January 1,2005, California law permits visitors who are California residents to requestcertain information regarding our disclosure of Personally Identifiable Informationto third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request,please send an email or write to us at the contact information below.
We can be reached by contacting:
235 Pinelawn Road
Melville,New York 11747-4250
Changes to this policy.
Newsday reserves the right to change this policyat any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continueduse of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean youaccept those changes. Information collected prior to the time any change isposted will be used according to the rules and laws that applied at the timethe information was collected.
Consent to processing and transfer ofinformation.
The site is controlled, operated andadministered entirely within the United States. If you are located outside theUnited States, please be aware that information you provide to us through thesite may be processed and transferred to the U.S. The privacy and dataprotection laws in the U.S. may not be equivalent to such laws in your countryof residence. By using the Services, you consent to this collection, transfer,storage, and processing of information to and in the U.S.
2014 Newsday LLC
Version: February 2014