Privacy

This is the web site of The Alamo Torch.

We can be reached via e-mail at editor@alamotorch.com, or you can reach us by telephone at 210-784-0518

We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, as well as aggregate information on what pages our guests access or visit.

The information we collect is used as feedback used to improve the content of our web page; used to notify visitors about updates to our web site; and used by us to contact visitors for marketing purposes.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future or if you don’t want to receive these e-mails any more, use the instructions included in the footer of the emails to unsubscribe from the list or please let us know by sending e-mail to us at the above address, calling us by telephone, or writing to us at our mailing address and telling us that you do not want to receive e-mail from us.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line may receive telephone calls from us. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending e-mail to us at the above address, or calling us at the above telephone number, or writing to us.

We do collect statistics about our readers. For example, our statistical logs identify the browsers people use to get to our pages; (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome), the IP addresses of the computers used to access our pages and the computers’ operating systems (e.g., Windows  or Mac OS).  It does not gather visitors’ e-mail addresses or their identities. These are only collected in aggregate.  We cannot identify individuals who simply look at our pages who have not previously become a digital subscriber to AlamoTorch.com.  However, if you are a digital subscriber, we will know whether it is you looking at our pages because of our automatic authentication system.

About Information collection

We may also collect information from standard web data means. The Site may use browser cookies, flash cookies, pixels, and other technology to deliver and capture information such as IP addresses, MAC address, or other device identifiers, including mobile device model numbers.

We may use a standard feature found in browser software called a “cookie” to enhance your experience on the web site.  Cookies are small files that your Web browser places on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes.  Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information.

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under the age of 18.  If we discover that we have received any information from a child under 18 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately.

Information collection by other people

Our Web site may allow you to communicate with other site visitors or to post information to be accessed by others. When you use these services, your data may be collected by other visitors.

In addition, we occasionally have banner advertising from advertising networks or providers that use cookies.  For more on those advertisers’ approach to privacy, you need to go to their policies.  We do not know what information these third parties may collect.

We strongly advise that individuals be careful and responsible when online.  You should take care when voluntarily disclosing personal information in such areas of the Web site as comments areas, weblogs, etc.