May 31, 2012

Privacy Policy

The Internet is an amazing tool and it is important to The Westfield News Group that our subscribers retain their privacy when they use our web sites.

Your privacy is important to you and to us which is why we will protect the information you share with us. To protect your privacy, The Westfield News Group follows simple principles for customer privacy and data protection:

1. We won’t sell or give away your name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number or any other piece of your personal information to anyone.
2. We will use state-of-the-art security measures to protect your information from unauthorized users.

CONSENT

If you register to use The Westfield News Group web sites you agree that your username and password will be for your own personal use and that information will not be distributed to other individuals or corporations. Doing so will result in immediate removal from our system and may lead to legal action as a result of theft.

If you do not register to use The Westfield News Group web sites you will only be able to access areas that do not require registration or benefit from being a subscriber of The Westfield News Group.

The Westfield News Group does not allow other affiliate organizations or companies to use our members’ personal information without your consent.

ACCESS

Your six digit account number will be your username. Once you have accessed the site then you will be prompted to change your password.

SECURITY

The Westfield News Group has taken strong measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honored. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in USA or any other country where The Westfield News Group, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.

You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your user name and password, so do not share these with others.

ENFORCEMENT

If for some reason you believe The Westfield News Group has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by calling 413-562-4181 extension 117 and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly.

WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION YOU SHARE

When you become a subscriber you provide us with your contact information which includes your name, email address, credit card number and billing address. We use this information only to bill you for the annual fees. All online transactions are processed through PayPal. All information sent to PayPal for billing purposes is completely secure and is covered by PayPal’s Privacy Policy (https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=p/gen/ua/policy_privacy-outside).

The Westfield News Group will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Westfield News Group or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Westfield News Group and its family of web sites, and, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Westfield News Group, its web sites, or the public.