Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Carteret Publishing Co., Inc. treats the handling of your personal information very seriously. To that end, Carteret Publishing Co., Inc. has systems and procedures in place to protect your privacy in relation to the handling of your personal information.
We pledge our commitment to treat your information responsibly, and we created this privacy policy to show you that we care and are working hard to protect your privacy. The following information will provide a clear and concise outline of how and when personal information is collected, disclosed, used, stored and otherwise handled by and other Carteret Publishing Company entities.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect personal identifying information when you register for our e-edition or purchase a print subscription, place a classified ad, enter a contest or survey. Information may include but is not limited to name, address, phone number, e-mail address and billing information including credit card information. All information is secured through a company called VeriSign. When the page you are on is secure, you will see a VeriSign icon.
A cookie is a message that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Most internet sites use cookies.
Our Web site uses cookies to store and track your preferences to provide you with a more personalized user experience. This enables you to keep a favorites list, or to save you time in re-entering frequently used information, such as in login procedures.
We also use cookies that contain no personal information at all. We use them to track how many times an ad is delivered (impressions) and how many times it is clicked (click-throughs). We may share this information in aggregate form with our advertisers.
Most browsers can be configured to reject cookies, disable cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent. Keep in mind that if you refuse cookies, it is possible that some portions of the Carteret Publishing Company Web site may not function exactly as intended.
Use & Disclosure of Personal Information
We DO NOT rent, sell, or share your personal information with a third party. The only exception to this statement is when required by law (please see next headline). If you have given us your postal address or e-mail address, you may receive mailings from time to time with information on products and services from Carteret Publishing Company Inc. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please e-mail us, write us or visit us to remove your contact information from our mailing database. Please see our contact information at the bottom of this page.
Disclosures Required by Law
We will disclose, when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, information about users. We will also disclose information when necessary to protect against misuse of our Web site.
Privacy Protection for Children
Carteret Publishing Company will not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If we discover we have received any personal information from a child under 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information from our database immediately.
Your Account
You may edit your account information at any time or opt out of receiving e-mails from us.
Links and Advertisements
Our site contains many links to other external Web sites including advertisers. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. You should check the applicable privacy policies of these third party sites.
Security Systems
All information gathered on our site is stored within a database operated by a contractor on our behalf. Sensitive information, such as your password is encrypted for storage. For e-commerce transactions, in certain instances we may transmit your billing information using encryption. Encryption scrambles your credit card number and personal information. However, as effective as encryption technology is, no security system is impenetrable. While we attempt to provide you with a safe Internet experience, all security systems can be breached by persons engaged in willful or malicious criminal conduct. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we provide you with a guarantee that information you supply wonÕt be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the internet.
Information Provided by You
When you register with us, you are agreeing that you have provided accurate and complete information. You also agree to accept responsibility for activities that occur using your account. Members of are responsible for maintaining password confidentiality.
Notification of Policy Changes
We retain the right to change any of these policies in the future, with or without notice. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued used of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept the changes.
Acceptance of Privacy Policy
By using the Carteret Publishing Company's Web site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree or are not comfortable with any policy described in this Privacy Statement, your only remedy is to discontinue use of the site.
Contact Us
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, you can contact us at:
Postal Contact:
Attn: Webmaster
P.O. Box 1679
Morehead City, NC 28557
E-mail Contact:
Telephone Contact:

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