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Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to ATLINQ.com and The Atlanta Inquirer, Inc. and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to The Atlanta Inquirer, Inc. include ATLINQ.com, The Atlanta Inquirer, and Atlanta Inquirer. The Atlanta Inquirer website is a News and Information site. By using The Atlanta Inquirer website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, The Atlanta Inquirer may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

First and Last Name
Mailing Address
E-mail Address
Phone Number

Information included in news, event or obituary submissions

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) requesting to receive our email updates; (f) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information

The Atlanta Inquirer collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

The Atlanta Inquirer may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Atlanta Inquirer and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

The Atlanta Inquirer does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

The Atlanta Inquirer may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Atlanta Inquirer, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Atlanta Inquirer may disclose your personal information, without notice, 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 Atlanta Inquirer or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Atlanta Inquirer; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Atlanta Inquirer, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Atlanta Inquirer. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of The Atlanta Inquirer website.

Use of Cookies

The Atlanta Inquirer website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The Atlanta Inquirer pages, or register with The Atlanta Inquirer site or services, a cookie helps The Atlanta Inquirer to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Atlanta Inquirer website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use The Atlanta Inquirer features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Mast Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Atlanta Inquirer services or websites you visit.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they
leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

The Atlanta Inquirer secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Atlanta Inquirer uses the following methods for this purpose: SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed,

Children Under Thirteen

The Atlanta Inquirer does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, The Atlanta Inquirer may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from The Atlanta Inquirer or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Atlanta Inquirer, you may opt out of such communications by Visiting the Unsubscribe page or using links in the bottom of every email.

Changes to this Statement

The Atlanta Inquirer reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services. available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

The Atlanta Inquirer welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Atlanta Inquirer has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Atlanta Inquirer at:

The Atlanta Inquirer, Inc.
Post Office Box 92367
Atlanta, Georgia 30314-0367
United States of America (USA)

Email Address: News@ATLINQ.com

Telephone number: (404) 523-6086

Effective as of January 31, 2020

This Privacy Policy is a part of the site Terms and Conditions.