Privacy Policy

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. Your privacy is very important to us. At “The Vale Magazine” we do not ask you for personal information. It is The Vale Magazine’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, The Vale Magazine collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Vale Magazine’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Vale Magazine’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Vale Magazine may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by sharing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

The Vale Magazine also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. The Vale Magazine only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The Vale Magazine’s websites choose to interact with The Vale Magazine in ways that require The Vale Magazine to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Vale Magazine gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our website to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive The Vale Magazine updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, The Vale Magazine collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Vale Magazine. The Vale Magazine does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

The Vale Magazine may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, The Vale Magazine may monitor the most popular pages on the list25.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. The Vale Magazine may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Vale Magazine does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

The Vale Magazine discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Vale Magazine’s behalf or to provide services available at The Vale Magazine’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Vale Magazine’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Vale Magazine will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Vale Magazine discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Vale Magazine believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Vale Magazine, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of The Vale Magazine website and have supplied your email address, The Vale Magazine may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The Vale Magazine and our products. We expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Vale Magazine takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Vale Magazine uses cookies to help The Vale Magazine identify and track visitors, their usage of The Vale Magazine website, and their website access preferences. The Vale Magazine visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The Vale Magazine’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of The Vale Magazine’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If The Vale Magazine or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The Vale Magazine goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of The Vale Magazine may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The Vale Magazine and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Vale Magazine may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The Vale Magazine’s sole discretion. The Vale Magazine encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.