Privacy Notice

At Kidsville News!, we want our users to always be aware of how we collect and use information,  and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we have included this Privacy Notice for your information

Our website is presented for educational, informational and entertainment use by the public and the readers of our monthly children’s newspaper. It is not necessary to provide any personal information to read the articles or play the games on the site.


The only time personal information is collected from a child or adult, is when they click to e-mail Truman, our friendly dragon mascot. To e-mail Truman from the site, the user is asked to enter a first name, e-mail address, and zip code. This information is requested in order to respond to a one-time request from a child or user of the site. This information is used solely to provide an e-mail response from Truman to the user, or to provide a response from the publisher of Kidsville News! in the users geographic area, if requested. The e-mail is relayed to the Kidsville News! publisher in the users geographic area. Contact information of the user is not kept on file. This information is never shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Our website does use cookies. We use this information only as anonymous aggregate data to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our sites, to ensure the sites are working properly and to help us make our sites more useful. We do not use it to track or record information about individuals. The information gathered by cookies is not associated with any personally identifiable information.


The print versions of Kidsville News! do offer our readers the opportunity to submit artwork and poetry for publication. This artwork and poetry may be posted onto the online version of the publication, and may disclose the childs name, school and city. Children are required to have a parent’s permission and signature on the Send It form that is submitted with their artwork.


If you have any questions about Kidsville News! or the safety and privacy of the users of our website, please contact us at:

Kidsville News!, 208 Rowan Street, Fayetteville NC 28305 910-484-6200