Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the www.thepantheronline.com and The Panther Newspaper and governs data colletion and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to The Panther Newspaper include www.thepantheronline.com and the Panther Online. The Panther Online website is a Chapman University student-run newspaper site. By using the Panther Online website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Panther Online may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. Panther Online may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the Panther Online. This information can include accses times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Panther Online website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Panther Online’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

Panther Onilne encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Panther Online so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Panther Online is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Panther Online website.

Use of your Personal Information

Panther Online may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Panther Online and its affiliates. Panther Online may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or potential new services that may be offered.

Panther Online does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Panther Online may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Panther Online, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Panther Online will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Panther Online or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Panther Online, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Panther Online website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Panther Online pages, or register with Panther Online site or services, a cookie helps Panther Online to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Panther Online website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Panther Online features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Panther Online services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

 Panther Online secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

 Children Under Thirteen

Panther Online does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

 

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Panther Online by contacting us here:

- Web page: www.thepantheronline.com

- Email: thepanthernewspaper@gmail.com

- Phone: (714) 997-6870

 

Changes to this Statement

Panther Online will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Panther Online encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Panther Online is protecting your information.

 

Contact Information

Panther Online welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Panther Online has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Panther Online at:

 

The Panther Newspaper

One University Drive

Orange, California 92866

 

Email Address:

thepanthernewspaper@gmail.com

 

Telephone number:

(714) 997-6870

 

Effective as of August 26, 2012