This Privacy Policy is provided to inform Users about how their Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) is used on the Irvine Community News & Views (“ICNV”) website (“Site”), Users are encouraged to read the Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we collect, use, protect, and otherwise handle PII in accordance with the Site.

Information Collection

Under certain circumstances, ICNV asks for certain information when you choose to make requests, ask questions, participate in polls/questionnaires or submit comments using the forms on its websites and applications. When submitting your requests, questions, or comments, these forms may require you to enter information such as your name, address or geographic region, phone number and email address.


ICNV does not otherwise target its websites or mobile applications to children as defined by applicable law. If you believe your child has impermissibly provided ICNV with their PII, please contact ICNV, so that it can identify and delete the information.

Use of Information

ICNV may use collected User PII to deliver requested content, add Users to an email list, or allow ICNV to better respond to Users’ requests.

Data Retention

ICNV retains your information for as long as needed: (i) to communicate with you; (ii) as needed for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement or at the time of collection; (iii) as necessary to comply with ICNV’s legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce any agreements.

Third-party Disclosure

ICNV does not sell, trade, or otherwise provide Users’ PII to any third-party for any commercial purpose.

Third Party Analytics

The Site, along with third-party vendors, uses first-party cookies (Google Analytics) to compile data about your device and your interaction with the Site. Examples of PII collected: version of web browser, IP address, time zone, cookie information and search terms.

You can read more about how Google uses your PII here:

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

Behavioral Advertising

ICNV may use your PII to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For example:

We share information about your use of the Site and your interaction with our ads on other websites with our advertising partners. We collect and share some of this information directly with our advertising partners, and in some cases through the use of cookies or other similar technologies (which you may consent to, depending on your location).

For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at:

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:




Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: .


A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit our Site. We use a number of different cookies, including functional, performance, advertising, and social media or content cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences. This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.

Links to External Websites

The Site may include links to external websites or information hosted by parties external to ICNV. ICNV makes no representations regarding the privacy policies of sites external to the Site. Users are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy of sites external to the Site.

Opting Out of Mails

We use Mailchimp to conduct our email outreach campaigns. If you would like to change how you receive future emails, please review the bottom of our emails to update your preferences or unsubscribe.

Updates to the Privacy Statement

ICNV may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons and, unless material changes substantially affecting your privacy rights are made, without prior notice to you.

Contact Information

If you have comments, questions, or concerns about this Privacy Statement or ICNV’s processing of your personal information, please contact ICNV using one of the following methods:

Email: info@

Mailing Address:

Irvine Community News & Views
1 League #63190
Irvine, CA 92602