Site Policies



The Paper is committed to online privacy and respecting the rights of its users. The following statement discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for all The Paper's Online pages and multimedia content.

This site does not collect personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. The occasions of this collection are limited to a visitor using a feedback form, submitting a classified advertisement, an online subscription form, registering for our email news service, or requesting information from The Paper. Keyboard input from the user is necessary in all cases.

The Paper also automatically receives and records information from your browser including your IP address, date and time of visit, and the page you requested. Specific information, such as names and e-mail addresses, provided by users in feedback forms and to e-mail news stories is used internally by The Paper and is not sold or disclosed to a third party.


Secure Connections

Certain pages within the The Paper Network and Fat Cat New Media accept personal information and user input via HTML forms. Forms that transmit sensitive data, such as credit card information, are accessed through a separate secure site: This secure site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which encrypts the data sent to and from our website through Secure HTTP (https). Users can tell when they are at a secure site by the presence of "https://" at the beginning of the site address. Also, most Web browsers will display a lock to indicate that the site is secure. Look for the small padlock icon in the black bar on the top of the page to know that your personal information will be safely transmitted to The Paper.




Cookies help us improve your experience of The Paper, and are required for our online subscription service - we may set and access The Paper cookies on your computer. We allow other companies that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to The Paper cookies.



Feedback Forms


Information collected from the feedback form is used either internally (if the user is submitting feedback about the site) or posted on The Paper (if the user is commenting on a news story on the site). Comments may be used for promotional purposes, but the name and e-mail address of the visitor is not disclosed without permission.




Posted Messages

The Paper may occasionally use posted messages or portions thereof in news stories or elsewhere in our publications. We reserve the right, but do not assume the responsibility, to restrict communication which we deem to be harmful to individual members, damaging to communities which make up The Paper, or in violation of any communication law such as copyright, slander or libel.


The Paper and Fat Cat New Media may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages. If you have questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please complete our online feedback form.





Limitation of Liability


The service of The Paper is available "as is." We do not warrant that this service will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, interruptions and inaccuracies in the news, information or other materials available through The Paper. We are not responsible for the availability or content of other services that may be linked to The Paper. We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions in this service. Although we intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, or other destructive materials to this service, we do not guarantee or warrant that the materials that may be downloaded from this service do not contain such destructive features.




Advertisements and Sponsored Messages


The pages of may contain advertisements or sponsored messages. We do not make any warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to or any information or goods that are available on, or advertised or sold through,




Updates and Corrections

We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions appearing on



Questionable Content

If you encounter questionable content on, please contact our Editor and Publisher, Bob Gunner directly at (713) 364-3019, or by email through our contact page/strong>.



Privacy and Personal Information

The Paper is committed to online privacy and respecting the rights of its users. For more information, read our Privacy Policy.



Children under 13

The Paper does not specifically offer any content or features aimed at children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. Any parent who has concerns about their children's use of The Paper should contact Editor and Publisher, Bob Gunner directly at (713) 364-3019.



External Links

This site contains links to other sites. The Paper is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external Web sites, even those with whom The Paper has established special relationships. Occasionally, certain links to information will appear near or within the classified ads. The Paper is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.




This service (including, but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content) is protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of the United States.


Except for content you have posted on The Paper, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, or in any way exploit any part of this service for your own personal use, except for fair use. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not distribute any part of The Paper over any network, including a local area network, nor sell or offer it for sale, except for fair use. In addition, these files may not be used to construct any kind of database.


Limited License

Visitors to THEPAPERMAGAZINE.COM are granted a limited license to access the content contained within the THEPAPERMAGAZINE.COM Online site, but are excluded from framing of or deep linking to any pages, articles, photos, or other content on THEPAPERMAGAZINE.COM, except by fair use.  Fair use would be defined as hyperlinking to articles on the site for social networking and publication purposes when the hyperlink presents the content as it appears on our site in entirety.



Future Access

WE MAY, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, TERMINATE OR SUSPEND YOUR ACCESS TO ALL OR PART OF THIS SERVICE FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE USAGE RULES. We reserve the right to charge for such access in the future, to change our Usage Rules or to modify any features of at any time.



Governing Law

The Usage Rules shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Texas.



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About Our Publication

The Paper is an online-only Community Newspaper Serving The Woodlands, Spring,  & North Houston, Texas areas.  We Mash Traditional and New Media Journalism and have a staff of editors/journalists and community reporters/columnists who help us to bring timely and relevant content to our site on a 24/7 basis. 

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