Parental Consent

Please review and complete the information below. Sign your name at the bottom of the form and fax it to News & Observer at 919-861-1300. When News & Observer receives and processes your consent form, we will activate your child's account. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to call our toll-free number at 1-800-867-5309.

I, __________________________, hereby certify that I am the parent and/or lawful guardian of ____________________________.

My child's Account Identity is _______________________________. I understand and agree that when my child registers with News & Observer to use its services or participate in its surveys, contests or games, News & Observer, or its authorized agents, may collect and maintain certain personal information about my child, including:

  • First and last name
  • Gender
  • Parent's email address
  • Birthdate
  • Telephone number

I also understand and agree that if my child registers with News & Observer to win a prize, News & Observer, or its authorized agents, may collect my child's shipping address in addition to the above-described information.

I further understand and agree that the above-described information will not be disclosed to third parties unless News & Observer has a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to comply with the law or to protect the interests of News & Observer, The McClatchy Company or others; except that such information may be provided to authorized third parties for the purposes of providing the services available on the News & Observer site or of awarding prizes.

I have read and reviewed the above and the News & Observer Privacy Policy and I give my permission for News & Observer to collect, use and disclose personal information about my child in accordance with the terms stated therein.


Parent's Signature