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This is the Web site of Providence Business News ( Our postal address is: Providence Business News, 400 Westminster St., Providence, RI 02903-4288. Our phone number is (401) 273-2201. Our Web content manager can be reached at webeditor (at)

For each visitor to our site, our Web server automatically attempts to recognize the visitor's domain name. We also collect aggregate information on what pages visitors open. Occasionally, we may also collect information volunteered by our readers, such as survey information or contest entries. Also, our ad server will have the ability to reverse a visitors's domain name to find out where they live so geographic-specific ads can be placed on Web pages. Additionally, through the use of a "cookie," the ad server will have the ability to track readers by their behavior profile for the purpose of pursuing advertising that matches readers' interests.

The general background information we collect from our readers may be used to notify them of changes or updates to our Web site, or to collect demographic information about our readership, but it is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes. If at any time you decide you do not want to receive e-mail and/or traditional mail from us, simply let us know by sending an e-mail or regular mail message to the appropriate address given above. Please state in your message that you do not want to receive e-mail and/or regular mail from our company.

In the future, we may decide to make the e-mail addresses of our subscribers available to other reputable organizations whose products or services we think would be appropriate or interesting. If you do not want us to share your e-mail address with other companies or organizations, please let us know by sending e-mail or regular mail to the addresses given above. Please state in your message that you do not want us to share your e-mail address with other companies.

Web site subscribers who supply us with their postal address online may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please notify us in the manner described above. You may also receive mailings from other reputable companies. If you prefer that your address not be shared, please contact us with your exact name and address, and we will remove your name from the list we share with other organizations.

Individuals who supply us with their telephone or fax numbers online may receive telephone contact from us. Any such call probably will concern orders they have placed online or questions they have about our company's products and services. We will not share telephone or fax numbers with other organizations.

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