SNEWS® PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is important to SNEWS® (“we”/”us”). We adhere to the following guidelines regarding your privacy.

We provide you with the means through the Manage Account function on our site to make sure that your Personal Identity Information is correct and current. Generally, your Personal Identity Information is only utilized to send you, either by email or mail, subscription renewal notices, regularly scheduled SNEWS® headline alert emails, Law Review headline alert emails , and/or information that we deem important to you regarding features, changes or other site benefits that may impact your use of our site.

SNEWS® utilizes Personal Identity Information to operate our site, monitor email forwarding of SNEWS® content sent through our site, provide services, and inform you of new features, services, and products within our suite of properties including www.snewsnet.com, www.geartrends.com, www.snewsnet.com/lawreview, SNEWS® magazines, eFitBiz, and other related properties.

We have a strict policy of refusing to share your personal information with third parties for any reason. We also do not sell our mailing lists to anyone for any reason. We may, however, work on behalf of a key industry trade shows to mail out trade show information to you that we deem is important as well as key partners to provide you with product and industry information we deem is important to you or perhaps of interest to you. You can always choose to opt out of receiving these emails at any time, but keep in mind that if you opt out, you will receive no further information, even that information which might be important to you.

Our web site may disclose Personal Identity Information when required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with applicable law or with legal processes served on us or the site; (b) protect and defend property of SNEWS®, or this site, and (c) act in exigent circumstances to protect us, the personal safety of users, and the site, or the public.

If at any time you believe that we have not adhered to these principles, please notify us and we will use all commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem.
Please contact us at the following:

SNEWS®
Attention: Publisher
101 W. McKnight Way, Ste B-305
Grass Valley, CA 95949

You should also be aware that information and data is automatically collected through the standard operation of our Internet server and through the use of “cookies”. “Cookies” are small text files that a web site uses to recognize repeat users, facilitate the user’s ongoing access to the site and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising. Cookies are not programs that come onto your system and damage files. Generally, cookies identify you by assigning a unique number that has no meaning outside the web site.

Our site requires the use of cookies in order to allow you access through a password protected system. You have the choice of enabling our system to place a cookie that remains on your computer until you physically log out by checking the appropriate box below your password when you log in, or you can simply choose to not select the box and in that case, the cookie will be for the session only and will expire when you close your browser and/or shut down your computer.

Our site enables you to forward articles by email or other means to subscribers and non-subscribers. Any email or communication sent through SNEWS® or using the SNEWS® system is deemed the property of SNEWS® and you are aware it may be viewed by SNEWS® at anytime.