The effective date of this Agreement is January 6, 2014.
1. Information We Collect
Virgin Islands Daily News collects user submitted personally identifiable information through the account registration process; such as full name, email address, gender, year of birth and location information including city, state or zip code to identify you and send you notifications related to the use of the service. Virgin Islands Daily News also collects user submitted photos, reviews, and ratings of local businesses. If you purchase a Deal Voucher (as defined in the Terms and Conditions) we refer you to a third-party Payment Vendor (as defined in the Terms and Conditions) who will collect your credit card information to complete the transaction. Some information collected is non-personally identifiable information, such as; we log your browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp.
2. How We Use Your Information
Information such as your screen name, profile photo and any personally identifiable information you have included in your questions or comments may be shown to friends or other users primarily in conjunction with services of the Best of VI site. In addition, we may syndicate your questions or voting results from your questions to third parties, in which case your screen name and any personally identifiable information you have included in your questions or recommendations may be shown to users of such third party web sites. We share you information with both our Media Partners and the Merchants in order to provide the Service. As a user of the Service you acknowledge and agree that Virgin Islands Daily News shall have the right to share your information with its Media Partners and Merchants and, in the event that you purchase a Deal Voucher, with our pre-approved Payment Vendors. We may also use your email address to send you newsletters, contest promotions, special offers and updates regarding our site, but you may choose not to receive email of this type by managing the subscriptions associated with your profile. Additionally, we use your email address to contact you on behalf of your friends (such as when someone sends you a personal message). Non personally identifiable information such as browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp data help us diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Virgin Islands Daily News service, in order to provide the highest possible level of service to you. In addition, we use this information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on, their advertisements.
3. Transfer of Information
5. Controlling Your Personal Information
As a registered Virgin Islands Daily News user, you can modify your personal information at any time by accessing the “My Profile” section of the site. Virgin Islands Daily News will use commercially reasonable efforts to functionally remove you and your personal information from the site. If you wish to have your information removed or your account terminated, you can contact Virgin Islands Daily News email@example.com. As with most websites, it may be impossible to remove your account and comments without some residual information being retained by Virgin Islands Daily News and TaDa! Interactive.
You hereby acknowledge that Virgin Islands Daily News is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
The Best of VI website is not directed to children. Virgin Islands Daily News does not knowingly solicit information from any child under the age of 13. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child (or a parent or guardian) to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personal information.
8. Third Party Links and Advertising
Our website may contain links to third party websites to which we have no affiliation. Virgin Islands Daily News does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy policies on these third party websites. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
9. Notice of Privacy to California Residents
Under the California Online Privacy Protection Act (the “Act”), we are required to inform Users of our Site who reside in the state of California what information we have collected from you and information as to how to update or change that information. To receive this information, please send us a letter in writing at Virgin Islands Daily News 9155 Estate Thomas St. Thomas, V.I. 00802. The letter should include what Personally Identifiable Information you would like updated or removed. Your letter must contain your name, address, and email address.
10. Terms and Modifications to this Privacy Statement
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