Who we are –

Vancouver & Us Russian Newspaper, established 1996

506 – 1771 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC
V6G 1C9 / Canada


What data we collect and why we collect it –

This includes personal data, such as name, email address, personal account preferences;  and technical data, such as information about cookies. We use this data to better maintain our website and to provide support to you.

We collect data such as your Name and Email (and optionally your Business Name and Location) to send you e-mails about updates from Vancouver & Us such as news and other articles in Russian. We do not share your data with anyone else.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Contact forms
We collect data you provide to us to respond to a request or any questions or concerns you may have. We do not share your data with third parties.

We collect cookies for the purposes of analytics and site statistics. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We track website usage via Google Analytics for the purposes of making more effective content for our users.

Spam Filtering
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Who we share your data with
We do not share your data with anyone else.

How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.