Tidewater News Service and virginianewssource.com
Privacy statement

Website Visitors

Tidewater News Service , hereafter referred to as "virginianewssource.com" , like most website operators, collects non-personally-identifying information of the type that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how virginianewssource.com's visitors use its website.

virginianewssource.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. virginianewssource.com does not use this information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose this information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to virginianewssource.com's websites choose to interact with virginianewssource.com in ways that require virginianewssource.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that virginianewssource.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who use our forums to provide a username and email address. In each case, virginianewssource.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with virginianewssource.com. virginianewssource.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

virginianewssource.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, virginianewssource.com may reveal how many downloads a particular page received, or say which plugins are most popular based on checks from server logs. However, virginianewssource.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

virginianewssource.com, discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that: 1. need to know that information in order to process it on virginianewssource.com,'s behalf or to provide services available at virginianewssource.com,'s websites, and 2. that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using virginianewssource.com,'s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

virginianewssource.com, will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, virginianewssource.com, discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when virginianewssource.com, believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of virginianewssource.com,third parties, or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a virginianewssource.com, website and have supplied your email address, virginianewssource.com, may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with virginianewssource.com, and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. virginianewssource.com, takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. virginianewssource.com uses cookies to help virginianewssource.com identify and track visitors, their usage of virginianewssource.com website, and their website access preferences. virginianewssource.com visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using virginianewssource.com's websites, with the drawback that certain features of virginianewssource.com's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, virginianewssource.com may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in virginianewssource.com's sole discretion. virginianewssource.com encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.