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Privacy Policy


The Sylva Herald Publishing Co., Inc has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.

General Statement of Principles
As described in detail below, any subscription/order related information we gather at this web site is strictly for our use and is not shared with any other entity, public or private, for any reason - period. We will not sell or give away any lists or other data that we may retain and we do not purchase such information from other sources.

Statistical Data
Our servers (as most) track IP addresses and referring pages to help with site maintenance and improvements. This data is viewed only as anonymous statistics to show the busiest times of the day or week, pages with errors and how effective our advertising has been and may be shared with advertisers in an anonymized statistical form.

Personal Information Collected - Order Forms/Subscriptions
With the exception of credit card info, we store the information from your order form (name, address, telephone number, e-mail address) in our secure subscription database to track your newspaper subscription. We do not store any type of credit card information.

Form Submitted Information
Information submitted via forms on this website on the Anniversary, Birth, Engagement, Wedding, Letter to the Editor, Submit Calendar Event and Submit News forms may be published in the newspaper. On those forms, there is contact information for the form submitter that we do not publish. Depending on deadlines, we cannot guarantee that information previously submitted in forms can be changed before our print issue is completed for the week.

If you have any questions about what is stored or have a question about privacy, please e-mail or call 828-586-2611 x310.

You may also write:
Attn: Online Privacy
The Sylva Herald
PO Box 307
Sylva, NC 28779


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