Privacy Policy


Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:

When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to facilitate spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded content from other websites:

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with:

NO ONE. Period.

How long we retain your data:

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

Where we send your data:

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Our contact information:

PHONE: 276-762-7671
MAILING ADDRESS: Clinch Valley Times, PO Box 817, St. Paul, VA 24283
Our office at 16541 Russell Street in St. Paul, VA is open most weekdays from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Sometimes we will be out of the office conducting interviews or gathering news.  For that reason, we recommend making an appointment if you’d like to meet with us in person.  Please contact us either by e-mail or via a private message on our Clinch Valley Times Facebook page.