At SmallTownExplorer.com it is our promise to respect your privacy in accordance with the following guidelines.
Personal Information and Email Address
We collect no personally identifiable information from you except what you provide voluntarily when contacting us, registering on our site, subscribing to our newsletter, entering a contest or promotion or completing a poll. We will only use the information you provide to correspond with you regarding matters relating to your use of the website, or to administer a contest, promotion or survey, or send a newsletter to which you have subscribed. If you contact us via email or subscribe to our email newsletter, we will never share your email address with any third party. We will not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties any personally identifiable information you provide us. Our email newsletters provide a link for unsubscribing at any time.
Cookies and Advertising
Cookies are small text files that your internet browser stores on your hard disk when you browse a website. These files are safe and have been in use since 1995. They can be used to store information about your last visit to a website, such as logins, filling forms, shopping cart contents, pages you visited and ads viewed. This information can save you time by not having to login or fill forms each time you visit a site. They can also be used to personalize ads based on your interests.
We permit third-party companies to serve advertisments and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit this web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or a third party web beacon (invisible image file) to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioural advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit //www.networkadvertising.org.
You can turn off cookies in most web browsers via the privacy settings under options. For a more detailed description of cookies including specific directions for controlling and deleting cookies in different browsers visit AboutCookies.org.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files includes information such as your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. The information we collect from these log files is strictly used to keep statistics on site usage and to help us improve the content and navigation of our website based on how users from different regions interact with it.
Third party links and services
At our discretion, we may include or offer or promote third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites. We also use API’s to generate some of the content on our site. We utilize the Google Maps and Google Places API to provide maps and reviews. We do not collect or store any data that may be obtained by using these services, however, you should refer to the Google Privacy Center for more information on how Google may use data collected during the use of these services.
Please visit our Terms and Conditions section for information on the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.