MaineToday Digital recognizes that privacy is important. This Policy applies to all of the products and services offered by MaineToday Digital. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy, the information we collect, and how we use it.

When you sign up for a MaineToday Digital service we may ask you for personal information such as your name, address, phone number, email address and an account password. For certain services we may request credit card information, which we protect the security of your information during transmission. MaineToday Digital uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.

When you use MaineToday Digital services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. This may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. When you send email or other communication to MaineToday Digital we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests, and improve our services.

MaineToday Digital may place an electronic “cookie” in the browser files of a guest’s computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual’s computer hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies themselves do not enable us to access any personal information about our visitors; however, they do allow MaineToday Digital to analyze guests’ use of our sites. This analysis helps us better understand which areas of our sites are most useful and popular so we can plan improvements and updates accordingly. MaineToday Digital does not use cookies to retrieve information from a visitor’s computer that was not originally sent in a cookie.

Affiliated sites, linked sites and advertisements
MaineToday Digital expects its partners, advertisers and affiliates to respect the privacy of our users. While on our site, our advertisers, promotional partners or other third parties may use cookies or other technology to attempt to identify some of your preferences or retrieve information about you. For example, some of our advertising is served by third parties and may include cookies that enable the advertiser to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before. Other features available on our site may offer services operated by third parties and may use cookies or other technology to gather information. MaineToday Digital does not control the use of this technology by third parties or the resulting information, and is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.
You should also be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on message boards or in chat areas, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of MaineToday Digital and this policy.

Information sharing:
MaineToday Digital does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances: We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of MaineToday Digital terms and conditions, or as otherwise required by law. We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

Information security:
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

Data integrity:
MaineToday Digital processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with its Policy or any applicable service-specific privacy notice. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.

Accessing and updating personal information:
When you use MaineToday Digital services, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests. In any case where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort. Some of our services have different procedures to access, correct or delete user personal information. If you need to update, remove or delete any personal information please click on update my business listing or email support@MaineTodayDigital.com.

Your account information and preferences:
MaineToday Digital reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to our products and services, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the MaineToday Digital updates without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them. If you would like to opt out of receiving communications from us, please email support@MaineTodayDigital.com or by mail to MaineToday Digital 7 Custom House Portland, ME 04101.

Changes to this policy:
Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect such changes will be minor. Regardless, we will post any Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of Policy changes).
This privacy statement covers the Web site www. MaineTodayDigital.com because this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy.