Privacy Policy

Last Updated March 2017

This privacy policy describes practices both for the Los Altos Town Crier newspaper and, hereafter referred to as the Town Crier. The policy explains what personal data the Town Crier gathers, and choices you have about its use.??

Personal Information

We take your privacy seriously and protect your personal information. You share your personal information with us when you comment on a story or place a subscription or advertisement order. The Los Altos Town Crier will not sell or redistribute your information to anyone. We do not publish or display email addresses associated with the comments you write, unless you choose to include them in the text of your comment. If you have created an account on and wish to delete it, email [email protected] and provide the name and email address associated with your account.


We use Google services to learn how readers visit and use our website. The data we gather is anonymous and we don’t link it to your personal information. Google sets and reads cookies on browsers that visit our site. You can learn more about cookies and/or opt out of Google tracking.


Income from advertising supports the Town Crier's journalism. Google uses a DoubleClick cookie in ads it serves on our website. The cookie helps Google choose which ads to show you, based on previous visits you’ve made to our website and to other websites. You can opt-out of use of the Double-Click cookie here. 

Google works with third-party advertising vendors who may also serve ads on our site. You can opt out of some third-party vendors' cookies by visiting

Amazon uses cookies to choose which ads for features, products, and services that might be of interest to you. If you don't want Amazon to use its knowledge of your personal information when it shows you ads on our website and elsewhere on the internet, you can opt-out here.


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