The Chronicle-Journal recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information collected about our customers. This includes subscribers to and users of our services, purchasers of our products, advertisers, including those who advertise in classified ads, and visitors to our website. We adhere to fair information practices and limit the collection, use and disclosure of personal information which is provided to us, to only that information which is necessary for our business purposes and to provide services to you.
The Chronicle-Journal collects personal information when we provide our services and our products to our customers and to fulfill administrative functions associated with these services. For example: to permit billing, delivery of our newspapers and for marketing and other customer relationship purposes. On occasion, we contract with others to provide these services to you and where we engage agents or contract with others to provide those services, we require those agents to demonstrate a similar commitment to maintaining your privacy.
We do not collect, use or disclose personal information about our customers without the consent of our customers, except where disclosure is permitted or required by law.
Whenever possible, the Chronicle-Journal will limit the use of information for the purpose for which it was collected and where we have identified a new use for that information, we will advise you and where reasonable and necessary secure your consent.
The Chronicle-Journal will retain personal information about customers for as long as is necessary for our business purposes and to comply with any applicable laws governing the retention of records.
When The Chronicle-Journal no longer requires the information for our business purposes or to meet those legal requirements, we will either destroy it or render it anonymous.
If you have questions about our privacy practices, please contact us at The Chronicle-Journal, 75 S Cumberland St, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 1A3, or on our website at www.chroniclejournal.com/contact.