Privacy Policy


Pioneer Printing & Ketchikan Daily News 

Your personal information, in the form of tracking cookies and user account details, is necessary for keeping track of activity on our site and for our advertisers (Google) to audit ad views/viewers. Social media assets (share buttons, embedded posts) and multimedia content distributed on the KDN site may also make use of tracking cookies.

We store minimally-necessary data for KDN accounts using the frameworks provided by TownNews (our article/image hosting) and Technavia (our PDF/electronic edition hosting). Principle account information is synchronized between TownHall and Tecnavia as to allow content access from both services using a single KDN account. Payments are handled by PayPal and a link to their privacy policy is available below.


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Pioneer Printing Co., Inc., publisher the Ketchikan Daily News, (hereafter referred to as “Daily News” or “KDN”) is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that you provide to us when using the Daily News website. 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 site to determine how that site protects your privacy.



General: When you register, and at other times, we may collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, address, e-mail address, payment credentials and facts about your computers, profession, and similar information.

Web Site Usage Information: Ketchikan Daily News, Google, PayPal, and Tecnavia automatically collect IP addresses and basic website usage information from you when you visit the site. This information helps evaluate how our visitors and subscribers use and navigate our services, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each page, and the length of their visits.



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 or services.

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 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.

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. Technical support assistance with accounts may necessitate the disclosure of credentials between you/the client and KDN service providers.



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.





The Daily News online is powered by TownNews. 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 TownNews provides about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.



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. Contact may be solicited (technical support) or unsolicited (preventative maintenance) and may be disengaged at any time. You may decline to receive messages by calling the Daily News at (907) 225-3157 or emailing



Our site uses cookies to track user logins. The cookie is used to verify that the person browsing has a subscription to the site. The cookie contains no payment information and is only a document containing an identifier (a unique number) for tracking site navigation.



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.



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.



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



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.



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 July 25, 2019.

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