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Privacy Policy

Privacy & Safety

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Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Shannon Symonds, Author and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Shannon Symonds, Author include ; and The Shannon Symonds, Author website is a news and information site. By using the Shannon Symonds, Author website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


Collection of your Personal Information

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) 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.


Sharing Information with Third Parties

Shannon Symonds, Author does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.


Shannon Symonds, Author 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 Shannon Symonds, Author, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.


Shannon Symonds, Author 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 Shannon Symonds, Author or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Shannon Symonds, Author; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Shannon Symonds, Author, or the public.


Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Shannon Symonds, Author. 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 Shannon Symonds, Author website.



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.


Children Under Thirteen

Shannon Symonds, Author 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.


Changes to this Statement

Shannon Symonds, Author 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

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


Shannon Symonds, Author

1215 N. Franklin St.

Seaside, Oregon 97138


Email Address:


Telephone number:

503-738-4018 Text preferred


Effective as of March 29, 2021

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