Roaring Wind Online Policies

Roaring Wind Policies

The following privacy policies, terms and conditions apply to our newspaper and its web site.

Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC, (Roaring Wind Tribune), is committed to keeping any and all personal information collected of those individuals that visit our website and make use of our online facilities and services accurate, confidential, secure and private.  Our privacy policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet but to exceed most exiting privacy standards.

 

THEREFORE, this Privacy Policy Agreement shall apply to roaring Wind Tribune, LLC, and thus it shall govern any and all data collection and usage thereof. Through the use of www.roaringwindtribune.com you are herein consenting to the following data procedures expressed within this agreement.

 

It is highly recommended and suggested that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent as a means to better understand the way in which other websites garner, make use of and share information collected.

Collection of Information

Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC may have the occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race and religion, as well as the type of browser you are using, IP address, type of operating system, at a later time, that will assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.

Marketing Purposes

Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC greatly respects your privacy.  We do maintain and reserve the right to contact you if needed for non-marketing purposes (such as bug alerts, security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC products and services.) In certain circumstances, we may use our website, newspapers, or other public means to post a notice.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out

All users and/or visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from us and/or reserve the right to discontinue receiving communications by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to our website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third part websites, you must go to that website to unsubscribe and/or opt-out. Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC will continue to adhere to the privacy policy described herein with respect to any personal information previously collected.

Links to Other Web Sites

Our website will sometimes contain links to affiliate and other websites. Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites.  therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.

Security

Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC shall endeavor and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user's personal information under our control.

Remember the risks whenever you use the Internet

You should know that when you voluntarily disclose personal information to the public on our web site and its affiliated sites (for example, in electronic forums, chat rooms and other public posting areas), that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people. While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot be responsible, and we affirmatively disclaim responsibility, for information that you choose to publicly disclose. Further, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information.  Our partners and other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through our newspaper’s web site have separate data and privacy practices that are independent of us, and we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. We encourage you to contact those sites directly if you have questions about their privacy policies.

Children's Privacy

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act stipulates that Web site operators cannot knowingly collect information from children under age 13 without verifiable parental permission. Our newspaper’s web site respects the privacy of children, and does not seek children's participation in services. We offer an open forum on our Children's Page for sharing, only with the submittal from the parent (s). We strongly recommend that parents supervise their children's use of the Internet. We also encourage parents to instruct their children not to give out personal information in e-mail messages.

Changes to Privacy Policy Agreement

Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC reserves the right to update and/or change the terms of our privacy policy, and as such we will post those changes to our website, so that our users and/or visitors are always aware of the type of information we collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose such information. If at any point in time Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether or not to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.

Acceptance of Terms

By using our newspaper’s online service (which is provided through our newspaper) you indicate your consent to and acceptance of the terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree with the terms of this Agreement, you should terminate your use of the Online Service immediately. The Online Service is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. By using any Online Service web site, you represent that you are age 13 or over.

This Agreement describes the legal relationship between you (referred to in this Agreement as "you" or "user") and Roaring Wind Tribune Newspaper, LLC and its affiliates (referred to in this Agreement as "we or "us") relating to your use of any Online Service web site and to any content that you post, upload, or submit to the Online Service or in print Service. 

 

Copyright Notice

The Online and In Paper Service is provided for your personal use only. Other than content that users submit in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, most of the material on the Online Service web sites, including graphics, text, design, buttons, logos, images, and icons, as well as the selection, assembly, and arrangement of the Online and In Paper Service, are the sole property of Roaring Wind Tribune Newspaper, LLC and its affiliates. Users of the Online and In Paper Service may not modify, reproduce, republish, or distribute any material from these services in any form without the prior written permission of Roaring Wind Tribune Newspaper, LLC or the original copyright holder.

User-Provided Content

 Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information contained in third party Content are those of their respective authors or producers, and not of Roaring Wind Tribune Newspaper, LLC or any of its affiliates, and we do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of such Content. You may submit Content provided you do so in accordance with the Submission Rules below. You accept entire responsibility for all Content that you submit to, transmit through, link through, or otherwise make available through the Online and In Paper Service. For all content that you submit to this service, you agree to indemnify us as provided below.

License

By submitting Content to the Online and In Paper Service, you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from such Content, in any form, media (print, electronic or otherwise), software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future.

Representations and Warranties

By uploading or otherwise submitting any Content to the Online and In Paper Service, you represent and warrant that (a) you own or otherwise have all necessary rights, including but not limited to copyrights, to the Content and have the right to use it as provided in this Agreement; (b) all information submitted by you is true, accurate, current and complete, and does not violate this Agreement; (c) you have the full right, power and authority to enter into and perform this Agreement, and have secured all third party consents, licenses, waivers and permissions necessary to enter into and perform this Agreement, including, without limitation, waivers of rights of privacy, publicity and personality from any third parties whose names, likenesses, photographs, animated portrayals, or actual or imitated voices are depicted in the Content ; (d) we shall not be required to make any payments with respect to the authorized use of any Content submitted by you, including, without limitation, any payments to you, third parties claiming through you or otherwise, publishers, rights agents, performance rights societies, persons who contributed to or whose names, likeness, photographs, animated portrayals or actual or imitated voices appear in such Content, your licensors, unions or guilds; and (e) the Content submitted by you will not (i) infringe upon or misappropriate any rights of others, including, without limitation, any copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights, rights of publicity, rights of privacy, moral rights or any other proprietary rights of third parties, (ii) violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation, (iii) be defamatory, trade libelous, trademark disparaging, fraudulent, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, lewd, pornographic or obscene, (iv) disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, interfere with or attempt to facilitate any unauthorized access to any portion of the Online and In Paper Service that we offer, their computer systems, servers or networks; (v) transmit junk mail, chain letters, or other unsolicited bulk e-mail, spam or duplicative messages to other users of the Online and In Paper Service; (vi) collect information about other users of the Online and In Paper Service without their consent or otherwise systematically extract data or data fields, including, without limitation, any financial data or e-mail addresses, from the Online and In Paper Service or our computer systems; or (vii) contain any viruses, trojan horses, time bombs or other programming routines or elements that detrimentally interfere with computer systems or data. You agree that, upon request, you will provide us with evidence, in a form and format reasonably acceptable to us, indicating that the Content submitted by you complies with the foregoing warranties.

Indemnity

To the full extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims, suits, liabilities, obligations, damages, injuries, penalties, fines, losses, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys' fees) arising out of, resulting from or related to any breach of the foregoing representations and warranties. This obligation shall survive the termination of this Agreement for any reason. This right of indemnity does not extend to such claims, suits, liabilities, obligations, damagers, injuries, penalties, fines, losses, costs and expenses which arise out of the sole negligence of Roaring Wind Tribune Newspaper, LLC, its affiliates, and employees.

 

Take-Down Policy

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that we shall have the right (but not the obligation) to review any Content that you have submitted to the Online Service, and to reject, delete, disable, or remove any Content that we determine, in our sole discretion, (a) does not comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement; (b) might violate any law, infringe upon the rights of third parties, or subject us to liability for any reason; or (c) might adversely affect our public image, reputation or goodwill. Moreover, we reserve the right to reject, delete, disable, or remove any Content at any time, for the reasons set forth above, for any other reason.

Refund Policy

Subscriptions:  Print subscriptions are paid in advance and are entitled to a refund for the unused portion of the subscription period if the subscription is cancelled. A refund will be based on the pro-rated whole weeks remaining in the subscription.

Advertisements: (Classified and Display - Print):  Advertisements are purchased in monthly increments and in some cases, 6 month - 1 year. Customers, who have placed a single ad for 1-run, are NOT entitled to a refund. If you find that there was an issue will your advertisement, you will be granted one Free re-run in the next publication. For those advertising at a bulk rate, are entitled for a refund for the remaining, unused portion of the ad order if cancelled before completion.  A refund will be based on the pro-rated months remaining from the original ad order, less any discounts that no longer apply due to shortened length of the ad order.  There will be no partial month refunds. All paid advertising will be added to the Roaring Wind Tribune, LLC free of charge as a "thank you" for being a contributor. 

Refunds for payments made by credit card will be made to the credit card. Refunds are usually processed within 10 business days.

Publisher reserves the right to revise this policy for any reason.

Publisher reserves the right to reject advertising for any reason.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone and mailing address:

 

ROARING WIND TRIBUNE

PO Box 308, Lusby MD 20657

443.624.8529

info@roaringwindtribune.com

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