For each visitor to the Web site, the Victoria Advocate servers automatically collect information about which pages are visited and the domain name (for example, www.victoriaadvocate.com) of visitors. This information is used for internal review, to tailor information to individual visitors and for Web site traffic audits. We also provide this information (as well as information from third-party market researchers) about our users on an aggregated, anonymous basis to our advertisers.
The Victoria Advocate may place a "cookie" on the browser of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information. A cookie may be used to tell when your computer has contacted the Web site. The Victoria Advocate uses the information for editorial purposes and for other purposes such as delivery of features and advertisements, so the Victoria Advocate can customize delivery of information to you without compromising privacy. For example, cookies may be used to ensure that you will not see the same banner advertisement too often in a single session.
Through your use of the Web site, the Victoria Advocate may collect information about you that identifies you or your household. Normally, you would provide such information when specifically asked for it by the Victoria Advocate. Any information in the Victoria Advocate's possession solely as a result of your use of the Web site and that is associated with you or your household is considered "Personal Information." It consists of both information supplied by you (e.g. name, address, telephone number and e-mail address) and information collected about how you use the Web site (e.g. the fact that you have bought merchandise through the Web site). It does not include aggregate information (e.g. the total number of household users older than 18 years, the zip code in which a user lives) or information that you have made public on the Web site or that is otherwise publicly available.
The Victoria Advocate uses personal information only for purposes necessary to provide the Web site and other products and services to you. These purposes are as follow:
The Victoria Advocate does not rent, sell, barter or give away any lists containing personal information for use by any outside company. The Victoria Advocate also respects the privacy of data on your personal computer and does not access, read, upload or store data contained in or derived from your private files without your authorization.
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You always may opt out of receiving future mailings or other information from the Victoria Advocate. If the mailing does not have an e-mail cancellation form, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org detailing the type of information that you no longer desire to receive.
The following additional terms, conditions and notices apply to use of the Web site by children under the age of 13 years whenever the Victoria Advocate becomes aware that a user is in that age range:
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and the Victoria Advocate with respect to use of the Web site, superseding all prior or contemporaneous communications and/or proposals. The Victoria Advocate reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions immediately by posting the changed terms and conditions in this location. By continuing to use the Web site, you are agreeing to all changes made by the Victoria Advocate. A printed version of these terms and conditions shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to use of the Web site to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
The Web site is controlled and operated by the Victoria Advocate from its principal office in Victoria, Texas, USA. The Victoria Advocate makes no representation that materials on the Web site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access the Web site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The Web site is not intended to subject the Victoria Advocate to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than the State of Texas and the United States of America.
Attn: Digital Editor
311 E. Constitution St.
Victoria, Texas 77902