The Great Blue North Draft Report is deeply committed to protecting the privacy of its readership. Internet user privacy and confidentiality is of the utmost importance to us. There are instances where a user may provide specific personal information in response to a survey, purchase agreement, or registration questionnaire. This information is used by the Great Blue North Draft Report so the reader can receive the goods or services requested. The Great Blue North Draft Report regards all personal information collected from its readers as completely confidential. This includes personal data provided during registration processes and financial information.
The Great Blue North Draft Report will not sell any personal information gathered to third parties. The Great Blue North Draft Report will also not release any personal information gathered to third parties except under the following conditions:
- The Great Blue North Draft Report reserves the right to disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Great Blue North Draft Report, other Great Blue North Draft Report users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities, without prior notice.
- The Great Blue North Draft Report reserves the right to disclose user information in special cases to Law Enforcement or Government agencies in such instances where the information is required for the express purpose of criminal investigation, without prior notice. The Great Blue North Draft Report may disclose user information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, without prior notice.
- The Great Blue North Draft Report reserves the right to use any general information gathered for its own statistical, marketing, promotional, and other such purposes without prior notice. This includes information collected in surveys. The Great Blue North Draft Report will provide only aggregated data from these analyses to third parties such as advertisers.
The Great Blue North Draft Report will remove any personal information gathered from its database(s) upon written request from any registered users within a 30 day time period following the removal request. Removal from the Great Blue North Draft Report database(s) will no longer afford the registered user the ability to participate in activities conducted on the site at the Great Blue North Draft Report‘s discretion, and without prior notice.
Third Party Advertisers/Advertising Services:
The Great Blue North Draft Report employs third party advertisers and advertising serving services. These parties manage and track the performance of an ad program. In these instances, the Great Blue North Draft Report has no control over the information collected by the third parties, and may not be held responsible for the actions of the third party measurement service where collected information is concerned.
To find out more about how third party advertisers/advertising serving services that the Great Blue North Draft Report works with manage the privacy of information in conjunction with serving ads on this site, please see their respective privacy policies.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the Great Blue North Draft Report is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy practices of each and every web site that collects your personally identifiable information.
The Great Blue North Draft Report may make interactive forums available to users you. Users are advised that whenever posting personal information online, through bulletin boards or e-mail that this information can be collected and used by others. We will take all reasonable precautions to protect your privacy, but always keep in mind that when you are in a public forum, you control the information you disclose. Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your family. The Great Blue North Draft Report will not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in interactive sites on this site.
It is always assumed that users who e-mail the editor of the Great Blue North Draft Report and who do not clearly label their e-mail as a PRIVATE MESSAGE, may have their e-mail posted as a letter to the editor. The Great Blue North Draft Report specifically disclaims any liability with regard to e-mail not clearly labeled as unsuitable for a Letters to the Editor column by the user or e-mail intended for Letters to the Editor and any actions resulting from your participation in Letters to the Editor.
In addition, users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (i.e., user name, e-mail address) in Letters to the Editor that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in the user’s communication, can be collected, correlated, and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of the Great Blue North Draft Report.
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 be limited in some areas of our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
The Great Blue North uses 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.
We use IP (Internet Protocol) addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.