Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

; To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

; To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

; To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

; To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

; To send periodic emails

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our websites privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on January 24, 2011

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

http://www.saanichvoiceonline.ca
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada
editor@www.saanichvoiceonline.ca

Comments

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To be considered for publication, comments should be no more than 250 words. They may be condensed by Saanich Voice Online, although care is taken to preserve the core of the writer’s comment. Saanich Voice Online may freely reproduce comments in print, electronic or other forms.

In order to encourage open exchange of ideas Saanich Voice Online requests that all writers maintain mutual respect. Saanich Voice Online will endeavour to not publish unsubstantiated allegations, personal attacks or offensive language and reserves the right to decide whether or not to accept comments.

Any comments that appear to be irrelevant will be submitted to the Editor-in-Chief and adviser for acceptance or rejection. Saanich Voice Online reserves the right to edit comments. Edits may be made for style, legality, length and taste.

Saanich Voice Online welcomes interest from those who wish to write stories as citizen journalists. We ask that you contact us by email so that we can share our guidelines for stories.

Terms and Conditions

SVO Terms and Conditions for Advertisers

By submitting and paying for advertising space through the Saanich Voice Online (SVO) website, you are accepting these Terms and Conditions.

The following Terms and Conditions apply to every corporate and non-corporate advertising entity (“ADVERTISER”) seeking to purchase advertising space with Saanich Voice Online.

Advertising rates are to be paid in advance. Saanich Voice Online makes no guarantees about popularity of ADVERTISER’s advertisement.

Advertising of accounts in default may be removed from the website and may or may not be eligible for replacement at the discretion of Saanich Voice Online.

Payments for prepaid advertising are to be by cheque, cash, or credit card via PayPal unless other arrangements have been made with Saanich Voice Online. Contact us via email (advertise@www.saanichvoiceonline.ca) if you have any questions or concerns.

Saanich Voice Online reserves the right to review web site(s) owned by ADVERTISER, or linked to by ADVERTISER, at any time, before or after ad placement, to determine whether they are deemed “appropriate” and reserves the right to reject advertising that is deemed contrary to the best interests of Saanich Voice Online.

Under no circumstances will advertising be accepted without identification of ADVERTISER. ADVERTISER agrees to be responsible to third parties for the content of advertisements placed. In the event that Saanich Voice Online becomes liable to any third party as a result of an advertisement, ADVERTISER agrees to indemnify Saanich Voice Online for damages owed to the third party and for the fees and costs associated with the controversy.

All advertising is subject to approval from Saanich Voice Online regarding subject matter, form-size, wording, illustrations, animation and typography. Saanich Voice Online reserves the right to edit, reject or cancel any advertisement at any time, before or after placement.

Saanich Voice Online does not guarantee that its website will be operable at all times or during any down time (i) caused by outages to any public Internet backbones, networks or servers, (ii) caused by any failures of Your equipment, systems or local access services, (iii) for previously scheduled maintenance or (iv) relating to events beyond Saanich Voice Online’s control such as strikes, riots, insurrection, fires, floods, explosions, war, governmental action, labour conditions, earthquakes, natural disasters.

Saanich Voice Online will not knowingly accept advertising for any product suspected to be in violation of copyright law.

Saanich Voice Online reserves the right to change, amend or eliminate advertising policies with 30 (thirty) days advance notice. Submitting an advertisement for publication or distribution represents agreement by ADVERTISER to abide by the above policies of Saanich Voice Online.