The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Privacy Policy


We’ve compiled this privacy policy as an effort to be transparent about how we collect, store, use, protect, and otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information. As defined by US privacy law, Personally Identifiable Information can be used to identify, contact, or locate an individual. Please read this information carefully.

The Lion’s Roar newspaper, the Le Souvenir yearbook, and Student Publications (and our various digital entities such as respects the privacy of all those who use the services we provide.  We have a simple policy that we will not willfully disclose any personal information regarding our users without first obtaining their permission, unless required by law.

By using the website, you consent to the collection and use of your information as outlined in this policy.

Use of Cookies

A “cookie” is a file sent to your browser by a web server and stored on your computer; it contains data that websites use to identify you as a unique user.

Companies that advertise on our site may collect information from you if you click on their advertisements or access their sites.  They may do this by using cookies. Due to the way the Internet operates, we cannot control this collection of information.  Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies.  You can change the settings of your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to your computer, giving you the choice whether to accept it or not.

If you have any questions or concerns about the way in which information is collected or used by another site, then you should contact whoever is responsible for that site directly.

What Information do we collect?

The Lion’s Roar newspaper, the Le Souvenir yearbook, and Student Publications (through its various digital entities such as does not and will not collect any personal information about you (such as your name or email address) except when you specifically and knowingly provide that information.  In some cases, we do keep a record of the IP addresses from which users access our site.  We use this data for internal purposes, and to analyze the way in which people use our site, so that we continually improve the services we offer.  This data also provides us with anonymous and broad demographic information about those using our site.

In order to help us serve you more efficiently, we may ask for your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, or other details.  We collect information from you when you fill out a contact form, sign up for our newsletter, or browse our website.  This information may be used to help us serve you better and to provide you with the services you’ve requested.

Do we disclose information to anyone else?

We may share information about the use of our sites (such as with advertisers, sponsors, content providers, and other third parties.  However, we only disclose aggregate, anonymous information about our users and will not disclose any personally identifiable information to any third party without your express consent.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website.  These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

For example, we may disclose the total number of “hits” the site receives, or how often the average user visits our site.  Please be aware, however, that we will release any specific personal information we may hold about you if required by law.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise share your personally identifiable information.  We do not allow third party behavioral tracking.  Additionally, we do not include or offer third party products or services on our website.

We honor “do not track” signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track browser mechanism is in place.

Our digital entities are regularly scanned for security holes, malware, and other vulnerabilities.  Your personal information is contained within secured networks and is only viewable by a limited number of persons who have special access to these networks.  These people are required to keep the information confidential.


We receive and reply to emails from users on a regular basis.  For record-keeping purposes, we retain copies of all incoming and outgoing email.  Information in the email we receive or send will not be disclosed to any third party without the permission of the sender, either express or implied, unless required by law.


These sites, and our various other sites, contain a large number of links to external sites.  Please be aware that people over whom we have no control develop these external sites, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices.  This Privacy Policy applies only to The Lion’s Roar newspaper, the Le Souvenir yearbook, and Student Publications (through its various digital entities such as

We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy policy of any website you visit which collects personal information, and to exercise discretion when providing such information.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time at our discretion and without notice.  If we do, an updated version of this Privacy Policy will be made available on this site so that you remain aware of the data we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Further information

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, comments, or would like more information.


The Lion’s Roar
Office of Student Publications
Southeastern Louisiana University

SLU 10877
900B Lion Lane
North Campus Main Building, room 156
Hammond, LA 70402

Newsroom Phone:  985-549-3527
Fax:  985-549-3842

[email protected]





Updated July 2020