Except as disclosed in these Terms, Wichita on the Cheap does not sell or disclose any personally identifiable information it collects about its users nor does it make it possible for third parties to contact its users directly.
Personal Information: Wichita on the Cheap collects and maintains a list of email addresses, Twitter account names, and similar information. Wichita on the Cheap collects this information on a voluntary basis in order to provide its users with automatic updates of its content, and this information is not sold to or shared with other parties other than third-party services, such as Google Feedburner, which it uses to manage its subscription services. To unsubscribe, subscribers can click on the link in the email updates, delete their WichitaOnTheCheap.com account, or adjust their subscription services at third-party websites, such as Twitter or Facebook. When posting comments on Wichita on the Cheap, the site prompts users to enter a user name, email address, and optional website; the email address is not made public on the website and is used for verification purposes only. Wichita on the Cheap reserves the right to disclose any and all personal information it collects both as required by law and when that disclosure is necessary to protect or defend its rights, property or users and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Wichita on the Cheap.
Public Website: Wichita on the Cheap is a public website. Any information users post in its comments section or any other part of the website can and will be publicly available, unless otherwise specified in these Terms. Wichita on the Cheap is not responsible for any information, personal or otherwise, users choose to submit on its website and/or any third-party contacts that result thereof. Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owner of Wichita on the Cheap to confirm the validity of information contained in user-submitted comments. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this Wichita on the Cheap, its staff, its subsidiaries, or it’s owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this site immediately. The staff and the owner of Wichita on the Cheap reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to any other user-submitted information as well.
Children: Wichita on the Cheap does not intentionally gather personal information about users who are under the age of 13.
Anonymous Information: Wichita on the Cheap collects non-personally identifying, aggregate information about its users, such as search engine keywords, referring/edit pages, pages visited, geographic region, operating system, browser information, date/time stamp, and hyperlinks clicked. Wichita on the Cheap uses this information for a variety of purposes, such as analyzing trends, evaluating its marketing strategies, and modifying its content. The aggregate information may be shared with and/or sold to third parties in a non-identifiable way.
IP Addresses: Wichita on the Cheap automatically logs each user’s IP address with each visit and use of the website. The IP address may be linked with personally identifiable information. Unless otherwise noted in these Terms or as required by law, this information is not sold to or shared with third parties. The IP address may be used to block banned users from accessing Wichita on the Cheap.
Advertising: Wichita on the Cheap uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit its website, and it participates in Affiliate Advertising networks. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Contests. From time to time, Wichita on the Cheap will host giveaways and contests on its blog. Neither Wichita on the Cheap nor the Official Member Site owners are responsible for the accuracy of the details of each freebie or fulfillment. The organization providing the item remains fully responsible for providing its description and handling fulfillment. Contest entrants agree to hold Wichita on the Cheap or any Cities on the Cheap Official Member Sites harmless in the event that an organization does not fulfill its obligations.
Links to Other Sites. Wichita on the Cheap contains links to other “On the Cheap” Official Member Sites as well as other websites, which are neither owned nor controlled by Wichita on the Cheap. All local “On the Cheap” sites are independently owned and operated, and individual site owners pay a reasonable fee to link to Cities on the Cheap and use any logos, banners and/or other information owned by Cities on the Cheap. When users click on a link to an Official Member Site or any other link that takes them to another website, they have left Wichita on the Cheap’s website. Wichita on the Cheap is not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites. By providing links to other sites, Wichita on the Cheap does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products available at these sites.
Official Member Sites: Only “On the Cheap” sites linked to on the Cities on the Cheap “Find Your City” page are part of Cities on the Cheap’s network of “Official Member Sites.” All Cities on the Cheap Official Member Sites choose and control their own content, advertising, and subscription management services. Owners of Official Member Sites may not plagiarize their content, accept undisclosed payments for writing about a product or service, or use images without permission. Owners of Official Member Sites may accept media compensated tickets and similar items, provided that they do not promise editorial coverage in exchange. When a post on Cities on the Cheap or an Official Member Site contains a link created via an Affiliate Advertising program, that relationship must be disclosed to the site’s users in the same post. Official Member Sites that violate these terms will be removed from the Cities on the Cheap “Find Your City” page and lose the right to use any Cities on the Cheap-owned content and/or images on their websites.
Wichita on the Cheap Content: Wichita on the Cheap owner can and will post about freebies, deals and discounts on Wichita on the Cheap. Wichita on the Cheap owner posts the details of the deals as they find them. Wichita on the Cheap is not responsible for the accuracy of the details of each freebie, deal or discount or fulfillment. Users of Wichita on the Cheap maintain sole responsibility for checking with vendors to verify the validity of each deal. Wichita on the Cheap can and will, with permission and attribution, repost some or all of content that also appears on Official Member Sites. When a post on Wichita on the Cheap contains a link created via an Affiliate Advertising program, that relationship will be disclosed to the site’s users in the same post.
Affiliates. Wichita on the Cheap is owned by Carolyn R. Erickson. Wichita on the Cheap does not currently have any subsidiaries, joint ventures, parent company, or similar affiliates. Should another company acquire Wichita on the Cheap and/or its assets, it will own any information collected as outlined in these terms, and it will assume all rights and obligations regarding the protection and use of that information. Wichita on the Cheap will inform subscribers of any change of ownership through its subscription services.
Security. Wichita on the Cheap relies on industry-standard security technologies and procedures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, and/or destruction. Wichita on the Cheap cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with the personal information it collects, and a breech may occur.
Jurisdiction: Wichita on the Cheap is based in Wichita, Kansas, in the United States. As such, any information collected by Wichita on the Cheap and/or voluntarily provided by Wichita on the Cheap users will be subject to the laws and regulations of the United States. Should a dispute arise, Wichita on the Cheap users agree that any civil action or legal proceeding shall be brought in the local, state, and federal courts of record located closest to Wichita, Kansas or resolved under the rules of the American Arbitration Association (www.adr.org).
Terms Updates. The Wichita on the Cheap Terms may be changed at any time and without notice. Should Wichita on the Cheap undergo a change of ownership or make a substantial change regarding its use of personal information, Wichita on the Cheap will notify individual subscribers via any subscription management services in place. Continued use of Wichita on the Cheap’s subscription services and/or accessing its site indicates your acknowledgment of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.
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