Privacy Policy




This is the Privacy Policy for all websites and mobile applications owned or operated by Red

Wing Publishing Company and Big Fish Works, located at 433 West Third St., Red Wing, MN

55066, including, without limitation to the websites and other digital properties under the

ownership or control and featuring a link to this Privacy Policy (each a Site and collectively, the

Sites) and Red Wing Publishing Company’s owned or operated mobile applications. The mobile

applications and sites are defined collectively as our Digital Services.

Your access to and use of the Digital Services is subject to the following Privacy Policy and all

applicable laws. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us, and we want to

make your experience online satisfying and safe.


By using any of our Digital Services, you are agreeing to the collection, use, and disclosure of

your information. If you do not consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information

as described in this Privacy Policy, you may not use our Digital Services. If you have any

questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please email us

at info@redwingpublishing.com.

This Privacy Policy describes how we protect your privacy when you use our Digital Services.

Red Wing Publishing Company gathers identifying information about you only when you provide

that information on a voluntary basis for such purposes as subscriber registration, reader

comments, blogs, contests, news alerts, purchasing products and using social networking tools.

While visiting any website owned by Red Wing Publishing Company, we may ask you to register

and/or provide information that personally identifies you for the purposes of interacting with the

site. Such person information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number,

street address and email address.


Red Wing Publishing Company and its affiliates employs “cookies” in circumstances that require

session data or require user verification. We have several feedback forms on websites operated

by Red Wing Publishing Company. Any feedback that is submitted through these forms or

through email is the property of our organization. We may use this feedback for marketing

purposes or to contact you for additional feedback.

We also may use third-party service providers to target and serve some of the advertisements and content you see on the pages of our Site. We may share technical or aggregate information about your interaction with our Site, such as type of pages viewed and categories of interest, from our Site with these service providers for their use in displaying ads and content on or off our Site. These providers may use their own cookies, web applications and similar technologies to collect similar information from our Site. These service providers may use that information, sometimes in conjunction with similar information gathered through other websites, to deliver advertisements and content on this Site, and on other websites that participate in our service providers advertising networks, that are tailored to match the perceived interests of consumers. The information obtained by our third-party service providers also may be used to help measure and research advertisement and content effectiveness, or for other purposes.

Red Wing Publishing Company may use information it has collected from users to communicate

with users about changes in policies or operations. Red Wing Publishing may use information it

has collected from users to promote company-owned products and services; we will make every reasonable effort to allow users to opt out of promotional messages. Red Wing Publishing may use the

information it has collected from users to promote products and services on behalf of its

advertisers; we will make every reasonable effort to allow users to opt out of promotional messages from our advertisers. Red Wing Publishing performs statistical analysis of its server logs to study the use and popularity of various areas of our sites. We also look at IP addresses to analyze where we are getting our audience.

However, if you have registered on any of our Sites, it may be possible for us to link the information provided by your browser to information that identifies you personally. Some of these capabilities include subscribing to our publications, making a payment or donation through our Digital Services, e-mailing or otherwise sharing articles with others through our Digital Services; participating in surveys, contests, or sweepstakes; placing classified advertisements on our Digital Services or submitting feedback to us. In addition, we may review our server logs for security purposes, such as detecting intrusions into our network. If we suspect criminal activity, we might share our server logs, which contain visitors IP addresses, with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that information to trace and identify



This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and dissemination of information that Red Wing

Publishing Company collects from you. To the extent that you disclose any information to other

parties, whether through, for example, online auctions, chat rooms, personal ads, or the like,

through third party services or promotions offered on or through the site or through other web

sites throughout the Internet, different policies may apply and Red Wing Publishing Company

shall not be responsible for the use or dissemination of such information. Our sites may operate as part of a larger group of sites, and may carry co-branded pages. In addition, other sites may use the site’s or Red Wing Publishing Company’s name. Since Red Wing Publishing Company does not control the privacy policies of third parties, you are subject to the privacy customs and policies, if any, of such third parties, and Red Wing Publishing Company shall not be responsible for the use or dissemination of your private information by such parties. Therefore, we encourage you to ask questions and review those parties’ privacy policies before you disclose your personal information to others. Please be aware that although we may request your consent for some disclosures described in this section, by using any of our Digital Services you are deemed to have accepted and agreed to the sharing of your information collected through our Digital Services in the manner described in this Privacy Policy, and we will

not be required to obtain your consent for any disclosure described in this Privacy Policy.


Red Wing Publishing Company cares about the safety of children and their use of the Internet.

In accordance with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will never

knowingly request or solicit personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13

without verifiable parental consent. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have

collected such personal information without the requisite and verifiable consent, we will use

reasonable efforts to remove such information from our databases.


We respect your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use and disclose your

personal information. You may update or modify your information or change your preferences at

any time by logging into your account here. You can also learn more about opting out of cookies at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/


We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you use our Services. If so, a list of these ad serving companies will be available here. These companies may use information (generally, not including your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number) about your visits to our sites or use of our Services and to other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. These companies may employ cookies and clear GIFs to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and clear GIFs is generally not personally identifiable (unless, for example, you provide personally identifiable information to them through an ad or e-mail message). We encourage you to read these businesses' privacy policies if you should have any concerns about how they will care for your personal information. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, see the Network Advertising Initiative's consumer website.

Google Doubleclick for Publishers (DFP) is an ad network partner that displays ads on our Services. To improve your ad experience on our sites and Services and elsewhere on the Internet, we may send non-personal information to Google DFP based on your browser's activities, such as type of pages viewed and categories of interests, so that the advertising you see is relevant to you. Google DFP also may use information regarding its own users to select which ads to display. Click here to learn more about Google DFP's ad practices, including how to opt out of using anonymous information to select which ads to show you.


If you wish to manage or opt-out of cookies utilized by our site and third party advertisers, you can take the following steps:

You may be able to download an opt-out cookie from the third party advertiser's website allowing you to opt-out of cookies. Please visit the third party advertiser's websites for more information.

Your web browser may allow you to manage what cookies are accepted or declined. These settings can usually be found in the preferences or options menus of your web browser.

Your web browser may also allow you to manually view cookies and delete the cookies you don't want or need. Check your web browser's settings for more information.

Websites that require registration may allow you to opt-out of cookies. Check the account settings or preferences section of the website for more information.

For more information, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.


This Site is not intended for use by persons located within the European Economic Area (EEA). We do not request or accept personal information concerning or supplied by persons who are located within the EEA at the time they access this Site. If you have accessed this Site from within the EEA, you should immediately discontinue your use. If you have supplied personal information to us in violation of this provision, whether through the registration of new user accounts or otherwise, please contact us at info@redwingpublishing.com.


By submitting your email, you are granting Red Wing Publishing Company, 433 West Third St., Red Wing, MN 55066 and its affiliates, permission to email you. You can revoke permission to mail to your email address at any time using the unsubscribe link, found at the bottom of every email we send.

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