Bostonherald.com - Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy from Bostonherald.com. The live version of this document is available at http://www.heraldmedia.com/privacy.html. This document is a part of Docracy's Terms of Service Tracker project, which tracks changes to terms of service and privacy policy documents of many of the world's top websites.

Boston Herald.com and its affiliates are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. We want to provide a safe and secure user experience. We will use our best efforts to ensure that the information you submit to us remains private and is used only for the purposes as set forth herein. The following reflects our commitment to you.

Information About BostonHerald.com and Affiliate Visitors

BostonHerald.com and its affiliates collect information about all of our users; such as what area users visit most frequently and what services users access the most. This data is only used to benefit you the user. From this data we can determine what is most beneficial to the user and how we can better the users experience. We may share this data with our partners, but only so they too can understand our users.

Information About You, BostonHerald.com and Affiliate Visitor

In some instances, such as when you register as a community member, enter a resume, enter a contest or respond to a survey, we may ask for information including but not limited to the following: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number. We may use this information to alert you of new products and services or upcoming events.

General Information Disclosure

We do not disclose information about our visitors to BostonHerald.com and its affiliates, or any personal information, such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, etc., to any outside parties, except when we believe the law requires it.

Cookies

To enhance your experience with BostonHerald.com and its affiliates, we use a feature on your internet browser called a "cookie". Cookies are small files that your web browser places on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies for remembering user names and passwords and preferences, tracking click streams, and for load balancing. Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster service, consistent, updated results, and a more personalized site experience. You have the option of setting your browser to reject cookies. However, doing this will hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on our site.

User Comments

BostonHerald.com has an area on the site where you can submit user comments of articles. By posting a comment on BostonHerald.com you agree that you as a user are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree to limit the content you post to the subject matter of the article. BostonHerald.com askes that you do not post comments that violates the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any other person. You will not post content that is libelous, an invasion or privacy or publicity rights, defamatory, obscene, profane, pornographic, indecent, abusive or threatening. BostonHerald.com askes that you not post content that constitutes a criminal offense, that gives rise to any civil liability or that otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law. You will indemnify Herald Media, Inc., Herald Interactive, Boston Herald and its affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors and officers from and against any claims, liabilities, damages and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys' fees) related to or arising out of any content you have posted.

You understand and agree that Herald Media, Inc., Herald Interactive and the Boston Herald are not responsible for any content posted by you or any other third party. You further understand that BostonHerald.com does not endorse and has no control over the content posted in the comments by third parties, and cannot vouch for its accuracy or reliability. You also understand that BostonHerald.com has no responsibility to monitor the comments for inappropriate content posted by users. Even if BostonHerald.com chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Forums, we nonetheless assume no responsibility for the content of the postings. However, BostonHerald.com reserves the right to prevent you from posting content to the comments and to edit, restrict or remove your content for any reason at any time.

You agree not to post content that contains advertising, is for commercial purposes, or solicits a person to buy or sell products and services or to make donations.

You agree that any content you post becomes the property of BostonHerald.com. You understand and agree that BostonHerald.com and its parent and affiliated companies may use, publish, copy, sublicense, adapt, edit, distribute, publicly perform, display and delete the content you post as they see fit.

Feedback

BostonHerald.com and its affiliates have an area on the site where you can submit feedback. Any feedback that is submitted through this area becomes property of BostonHerald.com and its affiliates. We may use this feedback for marketing purposes, or to contact you for further feedback on the site.

Children

We do not specifically collect information about children. We believe that children should get their parent's consent prior to giving personal information. If you are concerned about your child's use of BostonHerald.com and its affiliates, we encourage you to use Web filtering technology to supervise your child's access to the site. We also encourage you to participate in your child's experience with BostonHerald.com and its affiliates.

Privacy Commitment Changes

If we decide to change our privacy commitment for BostonHerald.com and its affiliates, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about BostonHerald.com and its affiliates privacy commitment please fell free to e-mail us at [email protected]

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