Privacy Policy

Magnolia Reporter LLC, an Arkansas corporation, owns and operates magnoliareporter.com, a news and information website based in Magnolia, Arkansas.

This Privacy Policy explains how Magnolia Reporter LLC may collect, use and aggregate personal information about you on www.magnoliareporter.com . Magnolia Reporter LLC respects your personal privacy and is committed to protecting it.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, you should first contact Magnolia Reporter LLC in one of the following ways:

MAILING ADDRESS

Magnolia Reporter LLC

P.O. Box 1700

Magnolia, AR 71754-1700

Telephone 870-904-3865

E-mail news@magnoliareporter.com

For each visitor to the www.magnoliareporter.com website, Magnolia Reporter LLC’s servers automatically collect information about which pages are visited and the IP address or domain name of visitors. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Your IP address is not linked to personally identifiable information but is used to gather broad demographic information. This information helps us tailor and improve your experience on the website.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Portions of magnoliareporter.com require visitors to provide personally identifiable information that may include your name, age, address, e-mail address, credit-card number and facts about your consumer-buying habits. We do not, however, knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

SURVEYS

We conduct periodic online surveys. For example, visitors to magnoliareporter.com may see a pop-up window asking them to voluntarily participate in a user survey.

WEBSITE USAGE

We automatically collect IP addresses and web site usage information from you when you visit our site. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors use and navigate our web sites on an aggregate basis, including the number and frequency of visitors to each web page, the length of their visits, their browser type and their operating systems.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT IS COLLECTED

Magnolia Reporter LLC may use information collected from visitors in the following ways:

-- To improve existing features or develop new features, products and services by analyzing how site features are being used.

-- To award prizes in contests or promotions. Participation in some contests or promotions may require visitors to agree to be contacted by Magnolia Reporter LLC.

-- To provide advertisers or other third parties with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns. Personally-identifiable information is kept private and not distributed to third parties.

-- To send e-mail notifications about new or existing products and services, special offers, or to otherwise contact you. These contacts are on an opt-in basis only, based on the preferences you have specified with Magnolia Reporter LLC.

You may choose not to provide us with certain types of information, but doing so may affect your ability to use some of the services.

Children/direct notice to parents

Magnolia Reporter LLC will not knowingly collect any personal information from individuals under 13 years of age without parental consent. Where appropriate, Magnolia Reporter LLC will specifically instruct children not to submit such information on our site and/or will take reasonable steps to ensure parental consent to such submission.

Parental consent will be required in the event Magnolia Reporter LLC provides a feature or event such as a contest or promotion that requires submission of information by children. Notice may be provided in a number of ways, including sending an e-mail message or notice by postal mail. At any time, you may write to us at news@magnoliareporter.com to request a summary of any information we have retained as part of such activities or to ask that it be deleted.

Parents should be aware that Magnolia Reporter LLC’s Privacy Policy will govern our use of personal data, but that information which is voluntarily given by children (or others) in chat sessions, e-mail exchanges, bulletin boards or the like may be used by other parties to generate unsolicited mail. Magnolia Reporter LLC encourages all parents to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of their personal data while using the Internet.

COOKIES

Magnolia Reporter LLC may place a "cookie" on the browser of your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. The use of cookies is common in the Internet industry, and many major web sites use them to provide useful features to their customers. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, but may be used to tell when your computer has contacted a website that we operate. Magnolia Reporter LLC uses the information for editorial purposes and for other purposes such as delivery of features and advertisements, so that Magnolia Reporter LLC can customize delivery of information specific to your interests without compromising privacy. For example, cookies may be used to ensure that you will not see the same ads too often in a single session. We also may use cookies to save your passwords so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit portions of our site.

REGISTRATION

Magnolia Reporter LLC requires voluntary registration. These forms require you to give us personally identifiable information, which may include contact information (like your name and e-mail address) and unique identifiers. If you so signify beforehand, we may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information about our company and promotional material from some of our partners. Unique identifiers are collected only for use as account numbers in our record system. We do not disclose any unique identifiers to any third parties.

The information collected from these registration forms is used to improve existing features or develop new features, products and services by analyzing how site features are being used. Such information may be shared with third parties on an aggregate basis.

DEMOGRAPHIC AND PROFILE DATA

We also may collect demographic and profile data from you as part of the registration process (i.e., your ZIP code, sex, income level, interest in certain topics). We may use this data to tailor your experience at our site, showing you content we think you might be interested in, displaying the content according to your preferences and informing you of upcoming events on our site. We also share certain demographic and profile data with advertisers and business partners on an aggregated basis.

Magnolia Reporter LLC will disclose account information only in special cases, such as (i) to comply with valid legal requirements, such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (ii) when Magnolia Reporter LLC has reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who, intentionally or unintentionally, may be causing injury or harm to Magnolia Reporter LLC users or other persons or violating the Terms of Service of this site.

ONLINE POLLS

magnoliareporter.com conducts frequent online polls through the website. The information gathered and reported through these polls is intended for the information and entertainment of our readers. The information is collected as aggregate numbers and is not personally identifiable.

LINKS

This site contains links to other sites. Magnolia Reporter LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites, including any sites that may indicate a special relationship or partnership with Magnolia Reporter LLC (such as co-branded pages and "powered by" relationships) or the sites of Magnolia Reporter LLC that you go to by clicking on a banner ad on the magnoliareporter.com website. Magnolia Reporter LLC does not disclose unique identifiers to those responsible for the linked sites. The linked sites, however, may collect personal information from you when you link to their site. This collecting of information is not subject to Magnolia Reporter LLC’s control. To ensure protection of your privacy, always review the privacy policy of the sites you visit by linking from our website.

ADVERTISEMENTS

We display advertisements on our Web Site. These ads may contain cookies. We do not have access to this information, nor do we control its use. Magnolia Reporter LLC does not provide any personally identifiable data regarding users to our advertisers.

Third-Party Advertisers

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the website. These companies may use information (not including any personally-identifying Information) about your visits to the website and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Using a tool created by the Network Advertising Initiative, you can opt out of several third-party ad servers’ and networks’ web cookies simultaneously. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please follow the following links:

http://networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, http://preferences-mgr.truste.com/

or

http://www.aboutads.info/choices/. Please contact us if you would like to know the identity of the third-party advertising companies we are currently using to serve ads.

We may allow advertisers to choose the characteristics of users who will see their advertisements, and we may use any of the non-personally identifying Information we have collected (including information you may have decided not to show to other users, such as your birth year or other sensitive personal information or preferences) to select the appropriate audience for those advertisements. We do not identify you to the advertiser.

SECURITY

This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

As effective as these measures are, no security system is impenetrable. Magnolia Reporter LLC cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF INFORMATION

Magnolia Reporter LLC services are headquartered in the United States. Please be aware that information you provide to us or that we obtain as a result of your use of the services may be collected in your country and subsequently transferred to the United States or to another country in accordance with applicable law. By using our services, you consent to the collection, international transfer, storage, and processing of your information.

E-MAIL NOTICES

Magnolia Reporter LLC sends a variety of e-mails to registered users who post listings. These e-mails include but are not limited to confirmations that a listing has been posted, notices that the listing is about to expire, and notices that the listing has been deleted by an administrator. These e-mails are a necessary feature for Magnolia Reporter LLC. If you do not want to receive such e-mail notices, please do not post a listing in magnoliareporter.com.

YOUR ROLE IN PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY

If you share a computer terminal with others, you may want to consider establishing an anonymous e-mail account. In this way, e-mails that you receive from Magnolia Reporter LLC, such as password reminders, will be seen only by you. If you access magnoliareporter.com through an e-mail account maintained by your employer, please note that it is possible that your employer may monitor your e-mail communications. It is also possible that your employer may monitor your access to magnoliareporter.com.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

This Privacy Statement may be revised over time as new features are added to magnoliareporter.com or as internet security and privacy standards evolve. We will post those changes prominently so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone. We do, however, recommend that you read this Privacy Statement each time you use magnoliareporter.com, in case you missed our notice of changes to the Privacy Policy.

CORRECTING AND UPDATING INFORMATION

Magnolia Reporter LLC also permits you to correct or update personally identifiable information that you have previously provided to us. To do so, submit the changes directly through the site feature in question or send e-mail to:

news@magnoliareporter.com

indicating the information that you wish to be corrected or updated.

Please keep in mind that such requests may not always be granted and that Magnolia Reporter LLC reserves the right to refuse requests. For example, we may refuse to expunge records regarding arrests, criminal convictions, marriages and divorces, bankruptcies, academic achievements or other matters.

NO WARRANTIES

Use magnoliareporter.com at your own risk. This website is provided to you "as is," without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.

Magnolia Reporter LLC makes no warranty that any content contained on this website satisfies any applicable government law, regulation or requirement.

Neither Magnolia Reporter LLC nor its employees, agents, third-party information providers, merchants, licensors or the like warrant that the website or its operation will be accurate, reliable, uninterrupted or error-free. No agent or representative has the authority to create any warranty regarding the website on behalf of Magnolia Reporter LLC. Magnolia Reporter LLC reserves the right to change or discontinue at any time any aspect or feature of the website.

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall Magnolia Reporter LLC or anyone else involved in creating, producing, storing or distributing the web site be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages and expenses whatsoever (including, without limitation, lost profits, and damages arising from lost data or business interruption) arising out of or in any way connected with use of the web site, delay or inability to use the web site, or for any information, software, products or services obtained through the web site, whether such damages are based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

You specifically agree that no licensor, supplier or information provider to Magnolia Reporter LLC or its affiliates, officers, directors, employees or agents, or any of their successors or assigns, shall have any liability to you for any reason or under any theory whatsoever, based upon the information provided on or through the web site. Because some states do not permit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, some or all of the above limitation may not apply to you.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Magnolia Reporter LLC, its officers, directors, affiliated companies, employees and agents, licensors and suppliers harmless from and against any and all claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use of the magnoliareporter.com website, or any content, product or service offered through the website, in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate these Terms and Conditions. Magnolia Reporter LLC shall provide notice to you of any such claim, suit or proceeding and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such claim, suit or proceeding.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of the terms of Magnolia Reporter LLC Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use magnoliareporter.com or associated websites, and exit the site immediately. Your continued use of the magnoliareporter.com website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of the magnoliareporter.com website, or your dealings with Magnolia Reporter LLC, you can contact us at any time by sending electronic mail to

news@magnoliareporter.com

or by sending a letter delivered by first class postage prepaid U.S. mail or overnight courier to the following address:

Magnolia Reporter LLC

P.O. Box 1700

Magnolia, AR 71754-1700

Telephone 870-904-3865

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