Collection of Personal InformationAt certain sites, OPUBCO may collect personally identifiable information that you provide, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. At other sites, OPUBCO collects non-personally identifiable demographic information such as your zip code, age, interests or gender. Some sites may collect a combination of this information.
For example, we may collect information from: sweepstakes and contest registrations or submissions, promotional voting and polling activities, registration for email or text messages or from other interactive areas of our website. In connection with our current and planned electronic sales services, you may be asked to provide information, including credit card information, that is necessary to complete a transaction that you have initiated and requested. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by OPUBCO, such as your IP address, browser type, domain name, access time and referring website addresses.
Please keep in mind that if you disclose personally identifiable information through our chat room, message boards or other public on-line forums, this information may be collected and used by others accessing those sites. OPUBCO does not monitor or collect information you disclose inside on-line public forums nor does it accept any liability associated with your voluntary disclosure of same.
OPUBCO requests you to review the privacy statements and policies of other websites you choose to link to or from NewsOK.com, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and store your information. OPUBCO is not responsible for the privacy statements, policies or content of other websites, including websites you link to or from our co-branded sites. Websites containing co-branding (referencing our name and a third party’s name) contain content delivered by the third party and not OPUBCO.
The information we gather from you may be used in several ways, now or in the future, as follows:
- To gain a better understanding of our users and their usage pattern as a whole;
- Site administration and troubleshooting;
- Process e-commerce transactions, contest entries and other matters you initiate;
- Identify preferences in content and advertising;
- Target editorial, advertising or other content (such as promotions, special offers or other content) we think might be of interest to you; and
- To communicate changes and improvements to our website or any registration you have made.
Control Your Personally Identifiable InformationIf you prefer that we not use your personally identifiable information to allow third parties to call your attention to products, special offers and unique content that may be of interest to you, you will be offered the ability to decline at that time.
Opting OutWe respect your right to choose whether to share information with us or any third party. You may choose to “opt out” of sharing personal information. During registration, you can opt not to receive emails or text messages from NewsOK.com containing “Breaking Headlines” or special discounts. Emails will also contain a link in which you can easily unsubscribe to future distribution. In addition, you can choose to no longer receive emails or text messages from NewsOK.com by changing your settings under “Manage My Settings” or by sending an email to NewsOKTCS@opubco.com and requesting to no longer receive such emails or text messages.
DoubleClick Opt OutDoubleClick is an ad network partner that displays ads on OPUBCO sites. To improve your ad experience on OPUBCO sites and elsewhere on the Internet, we may send non-personal information to DoubleClick based on your browser’s activities, such as type of pages viewed and categories of interests, so that the advertising you see is relevant to you. DoubleClick also may use information regarding its own users to select which ads to display. Learn more about DoubleClicks’s ad practices, including how to opt out of using anonymous information to select which ads to show you. In addition we may use information we have about you, including your use of OPUBCO sites, to customize the ads we display to you.
Blue Kai Opt OutBlue Kai is an ad network partner that displays ads on OPUBCO sites. To improve your ad experience on OPUBCO sites and elsewhere on the Internet, we may send non-personal information to Blue Kai based on your browser’s activities, such as type of pages viewed and categories of interests, so that the advertising you see is relevant to you. Blue Kai also may use information regarding its own users to select which ads to display. Learn more about Blue Kai’s ad practices, including how to opt out of using anonymous information to select which ads to show you.
ChildrenOPUBCO is sensitive to the need to protect the privacy of children who use the Internet. OPUBCO does not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under the age of thirteen (13) consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. If we discover or are otherwise notified that we have received any such information from a child in violation of this policy, we will delete that information. If you are under the age of thirteen (13), please do not attempt to provide any personally identifiable information on our Sites. If you believe that OPUBCO has any information from or about a child under the age of thirteen, please contact us immediately by clicking on “Contact Us”, and sending us an e-mail and we will take appropriate steps to remove such information from our files.