Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for iSurfNews On line Newspapers Effective Date 12-1-2010   iSurf local online newspaper providers in Kentucky ("", "iSurfWKY Inc", "iSurf", "we", "our") has a firm commitment to privacy. We take your privacy concerns seriously and want to make reasonable efforts to address them as we strive to offer our site visitors a high quality, interactive and personalized experience. This Privacy Policy explains our position on information gathering and how we intend to use and share any information we collect. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by and does not apply to information obtained through other means.

You understand and agree that, by visiting and its affiliated local newspaper sites, you are accepting, without modification, this Privacy Policy. If you disagree with any portion of this Privacy Policy, then your only option is to not use
iSurf on line newspaper sites.

iSurf collects and stores personally identifiable information such as your name, address, and e-mail address. The information that we collect and store about you depends on the page you visit and the services in which you elect to participate. We use this information to operate our services, improve the quality of our services, offer you opportunities we think will interest you, and better tailor the advertising you see from us to suit you. This information is not shared with anyone outside of iSurf except as provided for in this Privacy Policy or as explained at the time the information is collected. More specifics on the information we collect and how we use it are outlined within this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time by iSurf and your continued use of our on line newspaper means you agree to, without modification, the revisions. If you are a registered member of any iSurf newspaper, you will be notified of material revisions to this Privacy Policy via an e-mail message to the e-mail address that you provided at registration. If you are not a registered member you may view revisions to this Privacy Policy on this page. Material changes to this Privacy Policy will be indicated by a revised effective date at the top left hand corner of this page and by a notice posted on the homepage of iSurf. Whether or not you are a registered member of iSurf, it is your responsibility to check back and review this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the most current terms. Should you object to any such modifications to this Privacy Policy or become dissatisfied with iSurf in any way, your only option is to immediately terminate your membership and discontinue use of iSurf on line local newspaper sites. Otherwise, continuing to use the service after the effective date means that you agree to be bound by the changes, without modification.

Information Collected by iSurfNews On line Newspapers or Affiliates

Access to certain special content, services and features on iSurf on line newspapers requires users is free to the public and does not require you to become a registered member.  Member registration will be required for you to publish Classifieds on iSurfNews newspapers and provide your correct personal identification information such as your name, e-mail address, street address, telephone number, gender, and date of birth possibly.  You will be asked to select a member name and password so that you have access to this information and can revise it in the future. To complete the registration process, we will send you a validation e-mail message. You must click the link in the e-mail to fully activate your membership account. At registration you will have the opportunity to Opt in of subscribing to e-mail newsletters and alerts sent to you on behalf of iSurfNews newspaper sites and its advertisers.

We may collect other personally identifiable information if you participate in publishing classifieds, interactive forums, contests, or surveys.   . For example, when you enter contests you will be asked to also provide your phone number so that we can reach you in the event you have won a prize. All users may decline to share such information with us, by choosing not to register on iSurfNews on line newspapers or not to use our services. Only registered members, however, may access certain content, services and features.

Passive data collection and use by iSurfNews local newspapers.

Like most Web sites, we collect and log information automatically and through the use of electronic tools that may be transparent to you, such as your IP address, the name and location of your Internet Service Provider, the type and version of your browser, the length of time that you stay on iSurf, search queries, your click-stream data, the location that referred you to iSurf and the average number of pages viewed. If you visit another Web site prior to browsing iSurf, that Web site might place personally identifiable information within a URL, which may be logged by us. Your IP address is the identifier assigned to your particular computer when you access the Internet. Depending on how you connect to the Internet, your IP address may always be the same, or it may change each time you access the Internet. Note that logging your IP address does not in and of itself provide us with your name, e-mail address or home or work address. We use this log information for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes and may also use it to gather general demographic information about you such as your general location and your Internet Service Provider. To better provide our services to you and to develop member profiles that enable us to tailor iSurf services and its advertisements to your interests, we may correlate this log information with other information about you, such as your registration information. We may provide to third parties anonymous aggregated (non-personally identifiable) general information about our Web site and its users.

Use of cookies by iSurfNews local newspapers.

Most standard Web browsers contain a feature called "cookies," which allow a Web site to place information about a user's visit to that Web site in a small data text file that is stored on the user's computer. Our use of cookie technology will likely be transparent to you and is used to recognize you and hold information from one visit to the next in an effort to increase your ease of use of iSurf and to allow us to better understand how people use iSurf through click-stream analysis. For example, cookies may be used to store information such as your member name and password, sparing you from having to re-enter that information each time you visit. You can turn the cookies feature off by using your browser preference options, but doing so will severely limit your access to iSurf local newspaper information and may prevent you from registration.

Some of iSurfNew's third-party content providers also may place a cookie on your computer. If you choose to monitor or restrict cookies that are placed on this computer, you can determine the Web site that is attempting to place a cookie. Those cookies are controlled by the content provider, and you should refer to that provider's privacy policy for further information regarding its use of cookies and about your options not to accept them.

We recommend that you read the privacy policy of each and every Web site you visit or with which you interact.

Use of personally identifiable information by iSurfNews local newspapers.

Personally identifiable information may be accessed by the user who entered it, by iSurf personnel, and by certain third parties, such as those who provide technical support or content services to iSurf.  We endeavor to keep your personally identifiable information inaccessible to other users or advertisers.  While no Web site is completely secure, we make reasonable efforts to secure the iSurf registered users, such that; it can only be accessed by logging in with your member name and password.

We may also disclose personally identifiable information when deemed necessary or appropriate:

    * to comply with a subpoena or other service of process, court order, or other legal proceeding, or if otherwise requested by a legitimate law enforcement body to cooperate in their investigations;
    * to otherwise comply with applicable law;
    * to prevent, investigate, or to take some other action against illegal activities, potential fraud, potential physical threats to any person, or as required by law;
    * to comply with part of the sale or transfer of business assets, if we sell all or a part of our business
    * to protect the rights, property, or safety of iSurf, its affiliates or others.

Use of aggregated information by iSurf local newspapers.

To describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers and others, we may use your personally identifiable information to create a compiled, aggregate and anonymous view of the iSurf audience and their usage patterns ("Aggregated Information"). We use Aggregated Information to operate our services and to better understand our audience as we develop new content and services. Aggregated Information may also be shared with third parties with whom we contract to provide content and services on iSurf local newspapers as well as advertisers so that they can better understand our audience. For example, we might disclose that a certain percentage of our users are female or within a certain age range or live within a cluster of ZIP codes.

Children's privacy policys of iSurf local newspapers.

iSurf is particularly concerned with providing a safe on line environment for children and that all content is family friendly for all age groups. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this Privacy Policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe we have any information from or about anyone under 13 or that is not family friendly local new in content, please contact us at the address listed below.

iSurf WKY Inc, 1215 Nebo Road, Madisonville, KY, 42431, or 1-270-452-2727, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Member mail and e-mail offers

iSurf does not rent, sell, barter or give away its user or member lists or its users' or members' names, e-mail addresses or mailing addresses for use by advertisers and other third parties for the purpose of solicitations, unless the user has previously given his or her consent.

All registered users will receive periodic Member Mail e-mail related to their membership account or various features and services of iSurf local newspapers to which their membership entitles them access. 

When a user specifically authorizes e-mail solicitations we make available the user names and other Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with the applicable license.

Our HTML-encoded e-mail messages may include graphic files, which we use to gather information about e-mails sent our members. When such a message is opened in an HTML-capable e-mail program, the recipient's computer accesses our server to retrieve the graphic file, and allows us to record and store the date and time, the recipient's e-mail address, and other standard logging information. These HTML-encoded e-mail messages may also read cookies.

Affiliations, partnerships, advertising with iSurf local newspapers.

iSurf expects its partners, providers of content and services and advertisers to respect the privacy of its users. Be aware, however, that third parties, including our partners, providers of content and services, advertisers and others accessible through our site may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. For example, during your visit iSurf local newspapers you may link to, or view as part of a frame on an iSurf page, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a third party. Also through iSurf you may be introduced to, or be able to access information, services, Web sites, features, contest or sweepstakes offered by other parties. iSurf WKY Inc is not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should use common sense when you navigate the Web and be aware of when you travel outside of iSurf.  In addition, you should carefully review the applicable privacy policies of each Web site you visit and each Web service you use.

FREE Classifieds on iSurf local newspapers.

Placing classified ads is free for the user and includes an ad space with 4 photos with listing at 21 days at this time and may be changed at any future time by iSurf.  This section of iSurf is a service of iSurf to our readers and requires registration on the site with certain information listed by the user.  iSurf does limit the use of this and any other section of iSurf to only family friendly content and Will immediately remove any content that is shown to be otherwise and eliminate that registered user from use of iSurf.  Additionally we will provide any and all information we have to the proper authorities.  iSurf local newspapers are a family friendly daily newspaper covering local events for each unique area of coverage as it happens.  If you feel anyone has misused iSurf resources or that anything in our local newspapers is not family friendly in content please contact us.

iSurf WKY Inc, 1215 Nebo Road, Madisonville, KY, 42431, or 1-270-452-2727, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Changing your personal information and deleting your account with iSurf local newspapers.

In general, if you are a registered member, you may return to your account information page to update the information you previously provided to us. To prevent minors from improperly entering contests for which they are not eligible, we may require additional proof from people asking to change information regarding their date of birth. iSurf may retain personal information for an indefinite amount of time.

You can delete your iSurf local newspaper account however note that by deleting your account, you will cancel your membership and may no longer be able to access those parts of iSurf local newspapers for which membership is required.

Remember the risks when you use the Internet

You should know that when you voluntarily disclose personal information on the iSurf local newspaper sites (for example, in the registration or contests), that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people. While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot be responsible for information that you choose to publicly disclose. Further, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. Although we make good faith efforts to store the information we collect in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public and to work with responsible third parties, we cannot guarantee complete security for your information.

In addition, our advertisers, content providers, partners and other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through iSurf may have separate data and privacy practices that are independent of us, and we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those sites directly if you have questions about their privacy policies.

If you are an international user, by using any iSurf local newspaper or by registering for any of its services, you agree that iSurf may collect, use and transfer your personal information as described in this privacy policy, including transfers outside the country where you live. If you reside in a country in the European Union or other jurisdiction that provides access rights under law, you may access your personal information or have it corrected or updated by going to your account information page and personally updating the information in accordance with applicable law or by contacting us at the address or e-mail set forth below. In some jurisdictions, you may be charged a reasonable fee for access to information.

This Privacy Policy remains our primary policy.  If you have any questions or comments about our policies, we may be reached at

iSurf WKY Inc, 1215 Nebo Road, Madisonville, KY, 42431, or 1-270-452-2727, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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