The Virginia Mercury is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. To better inform you of our policy concerning user privacy, we have adopted the following terms. Please note that these terms are subject to change, and any such changes will be included on this page.
Information that Virginia Mercury May Collect Online
Virginia Mercury may collect and process the following data about you:
- information that you provide by filling in forms on our site (such as when signing up for our newsletter), including name, email and zip code; we may also ask you for information for other purposes, for example when you report a problem with our site;
- if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
- anonymous details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data. This non-personal information does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual & is used only for analytics analysis.
Cookies and Related Technologies
Social media conversion pixels
We may use pixels from Twitter and Facebook on our website. With their help, we can track what users do after they see or click on a social media advertisement. This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of social media ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is saved and processed by Facebook and Twitter. Both can connect this data with your account and use it for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with Policies which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ and https://twitter.com/en/privacy.
Disclosure of Your Information
Virginia Mercury does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to third parties.
When you make a donation, you may need to provide personal information, such as your credit card number and billing address. That information will be provided directly to our third party payment processor, and we will not have access to and will not store or maintain your credit card information on our servers.
Your Consent and Rights
By using Virginia Mercury, you consent to the collection and use, in accordance with this policy, of the information you provide to us.
We will remove you and your personally identifiable information from our records on request if you contact us with your request at [email protected].