Because privacy is an important issue for many users of the Internet, The VALLEY Reporter has formulated the following statements to reassure visitors to its website that it understands those concerns. If you have any queries or concerns about The VALLEY Reporter's website privacy statement and/or its more general privacy policies please contact us.
As a private small business we agree to comply with the Information Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act relevant to the work/information we provide.
This statement applies to all users who access the The VALLEY Reporter's website.
When you visit our site:
The VALLEY Reporter is operated using commercial web hosting facilities. When visiting this site, a record of your visit is logged. The following clickstream data is recorded and is used by The VALLEY Reporter for statistical purposes:
When you email us:
When you fill in any forms on the The VALLEY Reporter site:
We may need some or all of the following depending on what section you make entries on:
Other personal information collected by us, for example through the use of an online form or email will only:
Where you choose to send us a completed electronic form that includes your personal details, we do collect personally identifiable information, such as name, address and email address.
The information collected by email or electronic forms will be used only for the purpose for which you provided it, and we will not disclose it without your consent, except where authorised or required by law.
Cookies can be either "persistent" or "session" based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and may be used to track your browsing behaviour upon return to the issuing website. Session cookies are short-lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser.
Cookies are used to enable The VALLEY Reporter to track users browsing patterns in order to provide statistical information to improve the usability of the website.
If you wish to make a complaint or inquiry to The VALLEY Reporter you can do so by sending an email. All of the necessary contact details can be found on this website.
In the case of complaints we require information such as your name, organisation and address so that we can contact you to discuss the matters.
Data storage, security, use and disclosure
No data collected from the site will be disclosed to a third party except where it is legally required, such as in the investigation of a criminal offence, and in compliance with a search warrant or subpoena.