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Privacy Policy
March 01, 2017

Read Carefully Prior to Using This Website

The Orange County Independent digital website (the "Register") is owned and operated by Pinnacle Media Group LLC ("Pinnacle"). We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. Our Privacy Policy outlines how we treat the personal information received in connection with use of this Website.

Pinnacle is a limited liability corporation organized under the laws of the State of Arizona, in which the Orange County Independent has its headquarters. The servers that host this Website are located in the United States, and any personal details you provide are processed in the United States. Pinnacle expressly excludes any representations or warranty, express or implied, with respect to the information available on this Website. Pinnacle makes no representation about any third-party websites that may be accessed via links from this Website. By using this Website, you agree that the laws of the State of Arizona will govern all matters between you and Pinnacle with respect to your use of this Website.

Information we collect.
In general, you can visit our Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, you should be aware that sections of this Website allow for the submission of personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and/or credit card information. We only collect your personal information if you voluntarily submit the information to us for such purposes as outlined. Through certain technologies employed by this Website, we also collect non-personally identifiable information about you. For more information about this type of data collection, refer to the section below on cookies.

To protect your security and privacy, Pinnacle requires you to enter the personal information we collect and that the information you provide be current and accurate. The Register disclaims any legal duty to verify the accuracy of any personal data you provide to the Indy. You may access the personal information we have on file or request that we delete your information by contacting us by e-mail at webmaster(at)orangecountyindependent.com. Please note, that to protect your security and privacy, Pinnacle will take reasonable steps to verify your information prior to making any changes to your personal information.

How we use the information we collect.
Pinnacle has a policy to not disclose the personal information you disclose on our Website to third parties for direct marketing purposes in cases where our portal users have opted-out of such communications. Please note, that unless you indicate to us that you do not want your personal information used or shared for promotional or marketing purposes, we may provide, rent and sell lists containing your name, company, title, address, phone number and/or e-mail addresses to third parties and our affiliates for their direct marketing purposes, and we may use your personal information for the same purposes. You may opt-out of having this information shared or used for such purposes by some or all parties. Please refer to the section below entitled Opting Out.

Pinnacle reserves the right to compile, save, use within the scope of our activities, and analyze andy and all data that we collect through this Website. We use the personal information you provide to us for our internal purposes such as responding to your requests for information, contacting you, conducting internal analyses, and processing or completing orders and event registrations. We also use your personal information to communicate with you, such as, for example, to provide you with newsletters, press releases, or information relating to programs or activities that may be of interest to you.

We may share the personal information you provide to us with other companies we have hired to provide services for us. These companies - our vendors - are contractually bound to use personal information we collect that we share with them only to perform the services we have hired them to provide.

We may also collect and group demographic and preference information, responses to surveys and other personal information that we collect from you into an aggregate, non-personally identifiable form for disclosure to our existing or potential business partners, affiliates, sponsors or other third parties. This aggregate data in no way personally identifies you or any other visitors to this Website.

We may also collect general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of this portal. We collect this information in order to enhance the Website for visitors. As with other aggregated data, we may disclose such data to our existing or potential business partners, affiliates, sponsors or other third parties, but this aggregate data will in no way personally identify you or any other visitors to this Website.

Use of Cookies
A "cookie" is a piece of data stored on your hard drive containing non-personally identifiable information about you. We may use cookies in order to collect certain information about you, such as IP addresses, domain names, the type of computer or operating system being used. We may also use cookies to identify your computer when you revisit our Website, to recall your authentication information, or to track statistical information related to navigation throughout this portal. We may collect such information in order to better operate the Website so as to enhance your experience while using the Website, and to share with advertisers to provide you with a more personalized visit to the Website. The use of cookies is in no way linked to any personal information you provide while on our Website.

Depending on the browser you use, you browser may be able to alert you of cookies. You do not have to accept cookies sent to you by this Website, however, depending on the particular cookie you reject, you may not be able to access some of the features available on this Website.

Links to other websites
This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other third-party websites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites privacy policies, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Opting Out
If you would like to opt-out of direct marketing activities, contact us at optout(at)desertrealestateguide.com with OPT OUT in the subject line. Be aware that it could take up to 10 business days for your opt-out request to be processed.

Security of information
Pinnacle uses reasonable security measures to safeguard information concerning, or submitted by, its Website visitors. Despite the security measures employed by Pinnacle, you should be aware that it is impossible to guarantee absolute security with respect to information sent through the Internet. Pinnacle will, to the extent possible, control your personal information, and except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties. Although we are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information, if required by law, we reserve the right to disclose such information without first obtaining your consent.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Pinnacle reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. Therefore, you are advised to review this Privacy Policy occasionally, or at least every thirty days. Your continued use of this Website shall constitute your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy.



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