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Privacy Policy

eType Services, LLC considers your privacy important. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all those who provide us with their contact information while using our information, products, events, or services. This policy describes the ways that personally identifiable and anonymous information about our publication subscribers, online media product users, and event registrants is collected, how that information might be shared, and how someone can request changes to the way their personal information is used or shared.

This privacy statement applies to websites operated by or on behalf of eType Services, LLC and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and related companies (“eType Services, LLC”).

All sales are final and subject to the laws of the states in which the sales occur. The newspaper can refund all or part of any sale at their own discretion.  All refunds will take place through the payment gateway and will be returned to the original account. 


Information You Volunteer

Personally identifiable information is information that can identify you, such as your full name, email address, postal address, telephone number, and fax number.

We collect personally identifiable information that you choose to provide to us when you subscribe to our publications (either directly or through another company such as a subscription agency); sign up for email newsletters; enter a contest; participate in surveys; register for a website, webcast; or otherwise communicate with us. When you provide this information to us, you are no longer anonymous.

We also may receive information about you from other sources and add it to the information you have provided to us.

If you purchase products or services from one of our websites, you may choose to provide us with your credit card information.

eType Services is not responsible for the information you volunteer about yourself in discussions in our forums or in publicly accessible interactions, or the information that you choose to make public in your member profile. To view or change your member profile, please return to the eType Services business site where you registered.


Anonymous Information We Collect

We use cookies and other Internet technologies to enrich your online experience by managing our website and email programs. Our cookies do not contain any information that is personally identifiable.



If your browser is set to allow cookies, we may store small amounts of information on your computer about what parts of our websites you have visited and what features you like best. We may then tailor the content you see to match your interests. We also may use cookies to identify members so that they don't have to re-enter their usernames and passwords.

Cookies may also be used to limit the number of advertisements you see while on our site. By allowing us to understand how you use our site over time, cookies can help us provide you with a better, more relevant online experience.

The cookies we store on your computer are not accessible on any other companies' websites. Some ads on our site are provided by outside companies. If these ads contain cookies, they can be accessed only by those advertisers; we do not have access to them.

Most browsers allow you to modify your security to accept or reject cookies. You need not have cookies turned on to visit our sites, but without them, your access to some areas may be limited and custom navigation may not be available to you.


Pixel Tags

Like many websites, eType Services sites may use pixel tags, also known as web beacons, clear gifs, or web bugs. Pixel tags help us improve our understanding of our web traffic and visitor behavior, as well as gauge the response to our promotional efforts. This information is non-personally identifiable and is used for an aggregate picture of how visitors use our site.

If you wish, you may disable pixel tags by setting your browser to omit images and disable Javascript.


Online Ad Serving

We use industry-standard, third party advertising service companies to serve advertisements when you visit our sites or open our emails. These companies may use cookies, pixel tags, and other methods to collect information (typically not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to our and other websites to provide you with relevant advertisements about products, services, and events during your visit to our website. They can also provide us with aggregate pictures of traffic patterns, help us improve site experience, help advertisers better understand our services, and monitor advertising efforts. You can learn how to opt out of third-party advertisers' tracking methods in conjunction with links, online ads, etc. by visiting the advertisers' sites.


Apple Mobile Service Terms

Digital Mobile Pricing:
All applicable pricing can be found on individual mobile applications. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase Free trail periods are not applicable.

Refund Policy
All sales are final and subject to the laws of the states in which the sales occur. The newspaper can refund all or part of any sale at their own discretion. All refunds will take place through the payment gateway and will be returned to the original account.

Terms of Use
By using any of our mobile sites, you consent to our use of your contact information as it is outlined in this privacy statement. eType Services reserves the right to access and disclose personally identifiable information to comply with applicable laws, lawful government requests and court orders, or to investigate alleged fraud or violations of the Terms of Use of eType Services websites. If we decide to change our privacy statement, we will post the changes on this page. Users are encouraged to review this page for any changes. Your continued use of this site constitutes your acceptance of this entire privacy statement

Office: 512.687.9055 Address: 1400 Crestwood Rd. Austin, Tx. 78722
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 11590, Capitol Station, Austin, Texas 78711



How We Use Your Contact Information

We may use your contact information for any of the following reasons:

To send you notices for subscription renewal.
To provide you with information about products or services you've ordered.

We may also use your contact information to ask for your input to help in our research about our services, events, or products or to provide you with additional information about this site and about other eType Services media products, services, or events that we think might be of interest to you.

All promotional and research email messages you receive from us will include an option to opt out of future email communications from that particular eType Services partner.

We may also send you e-newsletters with targeted, relevant content. Each e-newsletter will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of that particular e-newsletter.

In some cases, we may send you relevant, carefully-screened offers from reputable third party businesses or organizations. Many of our customers appreciate receiving these offers because they relate to their business or occupation. However, you will always be able to opt out of receiving future third party offers.


Information We Share With Third Parties

If you provide information on a co-branded site or while using a co-branded service, you grant us permission to share the information you have provided with that service or site partner. Their use of your information is subject to their privacy policies.

Certain information, such as your password and credit card information, is never disclosed in any form whatsoever to any outside party.


Information Transfer

eType Services is based in the United States of America. Any information you provide may be stored and maintained in a secure database in the United States or transferred to a secure database outside the United States.

In the case of a change of ownership or a merger involving eType Services or any business that is part of eType Services, your contact information associated with that business would be one of those transferred assets.


How We Keep Your Information Secure

We use reasonable precautions, including appropriate technical, administrative, and physical procedures, to protect personal information from loss, misuse, or alteration.

Due to the design of the Internet and other factors outside our control, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.


Children's Privacy

eType Services web sites are not intended for use by children, especially those under the age of 13. No one under the age of 13 should provide any personal information or participate in any forums, chats, or online discussions. Minors under the age of 18 are prohibited from making purchases, including subscriptions, on our sites. Please discourage your children from providing any personal information about themselves to anyone in any public discussion areas.


How To Reach Us

If you wish to update your subscription contact information, please do so from your Subscriber Login account, or contact the publication directly. If you wish to opt out of receiving email, faxes, or phone calls from any eType Services business, please send an email to [email protected].

If you wish to contact eType Services' Corporate Privacy Manager, please send your specific questions to: [email protected].



COPYRIGHT POLICY November 2, 2017

If you are a copyright owner or an agent of the owner and believe that any content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing our Copyright Agent (identified below) with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further details): 


1. Identify the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works on our site;

2. Describe where the allegedly infringing content is located on our site (e.g., the link);

3. Provide us with information to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address;

4. Include a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the identified content is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or by law;

5. Make your statement under penalty of perjury stating that the information in thenotice is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act onbehalf of the copyright owner; and6. Include an electronic or physical signature on the notice. Our designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is:

Thad Swiderski   P.O. Box 11590, Capitol Station Austin, Texas 78711(512) 687-9055  [email protected]

If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this section, your DMCA notice may not be valid.

Counter-Notice. If you believe that your content that was removed is not infringing, or that you have the authorization to post and use that content from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to our Copyright Agent: 

1. Identify the copyrighted work that has been removed and its location (the link) prior to removal;

2. Make a statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief thatthe copyrighted work was removed as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content;

3. Provide your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

4. Include a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in [insert state where you, the website owner want to litigate the question, if it comesto that], and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement; and

5. Include your physical or electronic signature on the counter-notice.If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Agent, we may send a copy of the counternotice to the original complaining party informing that person that we may re-post the removed copyrighted work in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against us, the removed Content may be re-posted in10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice at our sole discretion.