Privacy Policy



This is the Privacy Policy for all web sites and mobile applications owned or operated by Red Wing Publishing Company and Big Fish Works, located at 433 West Third St., Red Wing, MN 55066, including, without limitation to the websites and other digital properties under the ownership or control and featuring a link to this Privacy Policy (each a Site and collectively, the Sites) and Red Wing Publishing Company’s owned or operated mobile applications. The mobile applications and sites are defined collectively as our Digital Services.

Your access to and use of the Digital Services is subject to the following Privacy Policy and all applicable laws. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us, and we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.


By using any of our Digital Services, you are agreeing to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information. If you do not consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy, you may not use our Digital Services. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at Red Wing Publishing Company, 433 West Third St., Red Wing, MN 55066.

This Privacy Policy describes how we protect your privacy when you use our Digital Services. Red Wing Publishing Company gathers identifying information about you only when you provide that information on a voluntary basis for such purposes as subscriber registration, reader comments, blogs, contests, news alerts, purchasing products and using social networking tools. While visiting any website owned by Red Wing Publishing Company, we may ask you to register and/or provide information that personally identifies you for the purposes of interacting with the site. Such person information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, street address and e-mail address.


Red Wing Publishing Company and its affiliates employs “cookies” in circumstances that require session data or require user verification. We have several feedback forms on websites operated by Red Wing Publishing Company. Any feedback that is submitted through these forms or through email is the property of our organization. We may use this feedback for marketing purposes or to contact you for additional feedback.

We also may use third-party service providers to target and serve some of the advertisements you see on the pages of our Site. We may share technical or aggregate information about your interaction with our Site, such as type of pages viewed and categories of interest, from our Site with these service providers for their use in displaying ads on our Site. These providers may use their own cookies, web applications and similar technologies to collect similar information from our Site. These service providers may use that information, sometimes in conjunction with similar information gathered through other websites, to deliver advertisements on this Site, and on other websites that participate in our service providers advertising networks, that are tailored to match the perceived interests of consumers. The information obtained by our third-party service providers also may be used to help measure and research advertisement effectiveness, or for other purposes.

Red Wing Publishing Company may use information it has collected from users to communicate with users about changes in policies or operations. Red Wing Publishing may use information it has collected from users to promote company-owned products and services; we will make every effort to allow users to opt out of promotional messages. Red Wing Publishing may use the information it has collected from users to promote products and services on behalf of its advertisers; we will make every effort to allow users to opt out of promotional messages from our advertisers. Red Wing Publishing performs statistical analysis of its server logs to study the use and popularity of various areas of our sites. We also look at IP addresses to analyze where we are getting our audience.

Some of these capabilities include subscribing to our publications, making a payment or donation through our Digital Services, e-mailing or otherwise sharing articles with others through our Digital Services; participating in surveys, contests, or sweepstakes; placing classified advertisements on our Digital Services or submitting feedback to us. However, if you have registered on any of our Sites, it may be possible for us to link the information provided by your browser to information that identifies you personally. In addition, we may review our server logs for security purposes, such as detecting intrusions into our network. If we suspect criminal activity, we might share our server logs, which contain visitors IP addresses, with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that information to trace and identify individuals.


This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and dissemination of information that Red Wing Publishing Company collects from you. To the extent that you disclose any information to other parties, whether through, for example, on-line auctions, chat rooms, personal ads, or the like, through third party services or promotions offered on or through the site or through other web sites throughout the Internet, different policies may apply and Red Wing Publishing Company shall not be responsible for the use or dissemination of such information.

Our sites may operate as part of a larger group of sites, and may carry co-branded pages. In addition, other sites may use the site's or Red Wing Publishing Company's name. Since Red Wing Publishing Company does not control the privacy policies of third parties, you are subject to the privacy customs and policies, if any, of such third parties, and Red Wing Publishing Company shall not be responsible for the use or dissemination of your private information by such parties. Therefore, we encourage you to ask questions and review those parties' privacy policies before you disclose your personal information to others. Please be aware that although we may request your consent for some disclosures described in this section, by using any of our Digital Services you are deemed to have accepted and agreed to the sharing of your information collected through our Digital Services in the manner described in this Privacy Policy, and we will not be required to obtain your consent for any disclosure described in this Privacy Policy.


Red Wing Publishing Company cares about the safety of children and their use of the Internet. In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will never knowingly request or solicit personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected such personal information without the requisite and verifiable consent, we will use reasonable efforts to remove such information from our databases.


We respect your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use and disclose your personal information. You may update or modify your information or change your preferences at any time by emailing