Editorial Policy

All signed columns, commentaries, letters to the editor, cartoons, public comments, and ads do not necessarily reflect the position of The Good 5 Cent Cigar, but are the opinion of the individual author.

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Good 5 Cent Cigar editorial board.

Correction Policy

The Good 5 Cent Cigar will gladly print corrections if the error is brought to our attention within seven calendar days of publication.

Online Comment Policy

We encourage public commentary and interaction on and with the stories we post. We require a Facebook login for commenting in order to control anonymity, accountability, and to maintain the journalistic nature of the conversation. We only ask that comments are kept relevant and civil. Abusive, defamatory, or spammy comments will be deleted. If you find any, please bring them to our attention.

Online Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last modified on June 17, 2014.

The Good 5 Cent Cigar (“us”, “we”, “our”, or “The Cigar”) operates www.rhodycigar.com and it’s sub-domains (the “Sites”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Sites.

Information Collection And Use
We do not collect any personally identifiable information from users without their consent. While using our Sites, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you, specifically when you comment on a post. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, and Facebook identificaton (“Personal Information”).

Log Data
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Sites (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include but it not limited to information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Sites that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. However, we do not collect any information that we could use to personally identify or contact you.

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Sites.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Under no circumstances will we ever sell, trade, or otherwise disseminate your personal information in any way. Comments you make on the Sites will be fully attributed to you through your Facebook identification.  Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. However, none of that information could be used to personally identify or contact you.

We may 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.

Links To Other Sites
Our Sites may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

The Good 5 Cent Cigar has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to this web site privacy policy.

Changes To This Privacy Policy
The Good 5 Cent Cigar may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.