Privacy Policy



Portico Publications, Ltd. is publisher of C-Ville Weekly in Charlottesville, VA (, Free Times in Columbia, SC (, and Metro Spirit in Augusta, GA (

Portico Publications, Ltd. is firmly committed to privacy on the Internet. We take all privacy concerns seriously and want to make every effort to address them. For this reason we have adopted the following policy that explains the Portico Publications, Ltd.  position on information gathering and disclosure.

When you browse our web site, information is collected that identifies the pages that you visit, including the date and time of your visit, your geographic location and IP address, your service provider’s identity and other non-invasive information that helps us determine our audience. Your name and personal information is not given to us by our servers or others unless you choose to provide it by placing a classified ad online, entering a contest, or emailing an editorial or other comment.

We DO NOT disclose any personal information to a third party for marketing purposes, unless such use is expressly communicated to you before you choose to share such data.

Our web site contains links to other sites offered by other parties. These links are provided for reference and convenience only. These other sites may have separate data and privacy practices independent of ours. We do not have or accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions.

While the information is transmitted and stored securely, there is always a risk that a hacker will gain entrance to the servers where information is kept. Portico Publications, Ltd. is not responsible for accidental loss or theft or your personal information.

If you have questions about this policy or think that the policy has been violated, contact Also you may call our office at 434-817-2749 or write to Portico Publications, 106 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902.