Oakland News Now Terms and Conditions Policies
Oakland News Now Statement On Content: For Educational and Informational Purposes Only
The information contained on the OaklandNewsNow.com web site is provided by Zennie62Media, Inc., owner of the Oakland News Now – SF Bay Area site at OaklandNewsNow.com and is provided for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice or as an offer to perform legal services on any subject matter. The content of this web site contains general information and may not reflect current legal developments or information. The information is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or current. Zennie62Media, Inc. makes no warranty, expressed or implied, about the accuracy or reliability of the information at this website or at any other website to which it is linked.
Oakland News Now Is For Mature Audiences, But Does Not Contain Content Considered Pornographic In Nature
While content here at the OaklandNewsNow.com web site is provided by Zennie62Media, Inc., owner of the Oakland News Now – SF Bay Area site at OaklandNewsNow.comis intended for an audience at or over 18 years of age, there is no intent to post content that could not be read by an audience under 18, for educational and informational purposes.
Oakland News Now Comment Policy, Comment Dos and Dont’s
Oakland News Now / Zennie62Media does not allow trolling comments from anonymous sources. All comments must come from a real person with a real name. We have a word filter to discourage angry commenting and encourage intelligent response.
Where comments do not come from a “real name”, Zennie62Media reserves the right to immediately remove the comment, without explanation. Zennie62Media reserves the right to delete comments or ban users who engage in personal attacks, use an excess of profanity, make verifiably false statements or are otherwise nasty.
Please make sure to read the Oakland News Now posts you are responding to, and carefully, before writing your opinion.
Racist and sexist speech is severely prohibited. However, comments that may identify what someone does who happens to be of a certain racial or ethnic background are permitted, and where it appropriate, in our judgment, to present them.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize user’s experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How do we protect visitor information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We do use Malware Scanning.
We do use an SSL certificate
• We only provide articles and information, we never ask for personal or private information like email addresses, or credit card numbers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the users experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
However, you can still place orders .
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
• Remarketing with Google AdSense
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously
Users are able to change their personal information:
• By emailing us
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we do not allow third party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email
• Within 1 business day
We will notify users via phone call
• Within 1 business day
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at
and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Cyberbullying Not Tolerated Or Permitted
Cyberbullying is a type of harassment using technology, such as social media (for example, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogs), texting, instant messaging, and/or other methods of communicating over the internet. As with non-cyber bullying, it is deliberate, repeated, and hostile behaviour intended to harm, embarrass, slander or defame someone. Any instance of Cyberbullying on any Zennie62 Property including Zennie62.com and Zennie62 on YouTube will result in the removal of the content and possible ban of the person or persons creating the content.
Diversity of Sources Policy Practiced
Oakland News Now reflects Zennie62Media’s believe in the presentation of racial, sexual, and ideological diversity of sources, where possible. We reserve the right to avoid or remove content that reflects an attack on someone because of their race or sex. In our content, we reserve the right to point out types of messages and images we belief are harmful or insulting to others.
The Forward Looking Statements Disclaimer is at this link