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This week’s discussions about opioids in Ketchikan, Alaska and indeed, across the nation, have been helpful in boosting awareness about the magnitude of addiction to prescription painkillers and heroin.

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Voters will decide how the borough will pay off its remaining $23 million school bond debt in October's election.

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C. Scott Cleveland, 87, died Sept. 12, 2016, in Grants Pass, Oregon.
Willis Harvey Hamilton Jr., 79, died Sept. 11, 2016, in Ketchikan.
Jamie Elmer Thompson, 80, died Sept. 14, 2016, in Ketchikan.
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Pioneer Printing Co., Inc., publisher the Ketchikan Daily News, (hereafter referred to as “Daily News”) is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that you provide to us when using the Daily News Web site (hereafter referred to collectively as the “site"). This Privacy Policy describes how we treat personal information received about you when you visit or subscribe to the site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any personal information received by the Daily News in connection with your subscriptions to the print edition of the Daily News.

 

We may make content or services from other Web sites available to you from links located on the site. These other Web sites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you review the privacy policy at each such Web site to determine how that site protects your privacy.

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INFORMATION WE COLLECT

General: When you register, and at other times, we will collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, age, address, e-mail address, credit-card number and facts about your computers, profession, and similar information. We do not, however, knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

 

Surveys: We may conduct occasional online surveys. For example, when you're within the site, you may see a pop-up window offering you the optional opportunity of participating in a survey. These surveys are entirely voluntary and you may easily decline to participate.

 

Web Site Usage Information: We automatically collect IP addresses and Web site usage information from you when you visit the site. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors and subscribers use and navigate our Web sites, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each Web page, and the length of their visits.

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HOW WE USE INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may use information in the following ways:

*           For the purposes for which you specifically provided the information including, for example, to enable us to process, validate and verify subscriptions.

*           To send you e-mail notifications about our new or existing products and services, special offers, or to otherwise contact you.

*           To enhance existing features or develop new features, products and services.

*           To provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns.

*           To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences.

 

We may combine the information that we collect from you on the site with information that you provide to us in connection with your use of our other products, services and Web sites.

 We may hire other companies to perform services on our behalf including, without limitation, facilitating some aspects of the services, sending e-mail, and fulfilling purchase requests. These other companies may be supplied with or have access to your personally identifiable information solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf.

 We might use third parties, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to deliver ads to you on our behalf. These third-party ad servers may be supplied with or have access to your personally identifiable information solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf. They also may collect and use non-personally identifiable information about your visits to the site and other Web sites in order to present advertisements that may be of interest to you.

 Except as specifically set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not share your personally identifiable information outside of the Daily News.

 We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in special circumstances where it is necessary to enforce our Subscriber Agreement or Terms of Use (for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual property rights). We also may disclose or use your personal information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so.

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THIRD PARTY AND CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTIONS

 If your access to the site is provided by your employer or a third party, we may notify your employer or that third party when you access the site. In doing so, we may reveal limited amounts of your personally identifiable information such as your name or email address. In some cases, your employer or the third party providing your access may provide us with limited amounts of personal information about you to facilitate your access to the site and so that we may identify you when providing it with user and usage information.

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THE KETCHIKAN DAILY NEWS ONLINE POWERED BY MEDIASPAN

 

The Daily News online is powered by MediaSpan.  It collects and uses your information in accordance with its privacy policy, and makes your information available to us. We will treat all information that MediaSpan provides about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

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 MESSAGES

 If you subscribe to the site, you may occasionally receive email messages about the site that are intended to assist you in making the most out of your subscription. You may decline to receive them by calling the Daily News at (907) 225-3157.

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 COOKIES

Our Web site uses cookies to track user login. The cookie is used to verify that the person browsing has a subscription to the site. The cookie contains no payment information.

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 SECURITY

 The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in a secure server by MediaSpan. MediaSpan maintains safeguards to protect the security of the server and your personally identifiable information.

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 REVIEW AND CORRECTION

 You may update the personally identifiable information/subscription information that you have provided to us by contacting the subscription department at 501 Dock St., Ketchikan, AK 99901; (907) 225-3157.

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 DATA RETENTION

 We retain your information for as long as necessary to permit us to use it for the purposes that we have communicated to you and comply with applicable law or regulations.

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 POLICY MODIFICATIONS

 When we make any material change to this Privacy Policy, the date on this page will be updated.

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 TRANSFER TO U.S. OR OTHER COUNTRIES

 Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where companies with which the Daily News does business has facilities, and by subscribing to our services, you consent to the transfer of information outside of your country.

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 COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS

 If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at (907) 225-3157. This policy was last updated on Jan. 4, 2006.

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