Last Revised: October 1, 2014
We may need to change this Policy from time to time in order to address new issues and to reflect changes on the Website or in the law. We reserve the right to revise or make any changes to this Policy, and your continual use of the Website subsequent to any changes to this Policy will mean that you accept such changes. Therefore, please bookmark this page and review it periodically to assure familiarity with the most current version of this Policy. We will post all changes to this Policy online so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and when and how we will disclose that information. You can tell that this Policy has been updated by checking the last revised date posted on the top of this page. If due to such changes, you decide that you want to remove any portion of your personal information from our database, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND TRACK
We collect and retain two types of information: (i) personal information that individual visitors provide when interacting on the Website, or voluntarily provide on certain other occasions (such as via forms or in emails); and (ii) tracking data, which is automatically collected from every visitor and recorded in our log files, (collectively, “Information”). The Information that we gather may include your name, title and address, telephone number, email address, birth date and credit card number as well as other elements of personal information.
In addition, if you contact us, we may keep a record of your correspondence, including any Information contained therein.
You may decline to provide any personal information, but please realize that you thereby may be unable to register for, or participate in, certain of our services.
The tracking data we record includes, without limitation, information regarding the number and frequency of visits to the Website, your activities on the Website, the websites that you access before and after you visit the Website, the software used to access the Website, and your IP address and Internet service provider related information. The tracking data we record may include the location of your computer.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
The Information that we collect and that you provide to us is used for our and our affiliates’ business purposes and the purpose for which you provided it, including, without limitation, to respond to your requests or correspondence. We may also use the Information to contact you about the Website or to request your input regarding ways in which we might improve the Website. We may also use your Information to inform you about our and our affiliates’ activities, promotions, products, services and events in which we think you may be interested. The Information may also be analyzed so that we can provide you with useful information and can serve you in the best manner possible through enhanced features and functions.
We provide certain Information to third party service providers who perform specific functions on our behalf. For example, we may share your mailing address and other contact information with our delivery partners, and certain of our service providers may have access to all or parts of the Information we maintain. We attempt to limit all such Information provided to third parties to the Information needed by such parties to perform their functions. We seek to limit third-party use of Information; however, we are not responsible for such third-party use of Information that is not in compliance with this Policy.
We may make certain Information, including, without limitation, your name and address, available to our partners, affiliates and related companies. Our partners, affiliates and related companies may contact you directly regarding certain promotions. This information is never sold, and if you would like to opt out of having GotNews share your name, title and address with its partners, affiliates and related companies, please contact us at email@example.com
We may use certain tracking data. Tracking data information may be used for a variety of purposes, including, but without limitation, to compile statistical, demographic or aggregated information about visitors to the Website generally, for load balancing metrics and also may be used to create reports on user demographics and the traffic patterns of the Website. The reports that are generated from tracking data are used for a variety of purposes, including, for example, to improve the Website and our services.
You should be aware that any content posted by you to the Website may be read, collected or used by other Website visitors. We are not responsible for the third-party use of any Information provided in such manner. By participating in the use of the Website, you consent to our use or disclosure of any content that you submit.
TRANSFER OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES UPON A SALE OR CHANGE OF CONTROL
We retain the right to transfer or assign all Information pursuant to a merger, sale, reorganization, purchase or other transaction relating to GotNews, its related companies or their assets if the assignee or purchaser agrees to abide by the terms of this Policy.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS PROTECTED
We take reasonable precautions to protect your Information from loss, misuse or alteration. We maintain reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards for your Information. You should recognize, however, that there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, and we cannot guarantee the security of your Information. In addition, because Internet communication is unsecure, it is also possible that the information you supply to us or your access of any information via the Website will be intercepted during transmission. We are not liable for any breach of our systems or interception of our transmissions, and we hereby disclaim, to the fullest extent provided under law, any liability associated with any claim relating to a breach of security, data or information.
From time to time, we may email you information regarding marketing events or other developments at GotNews and our affiliates. We may also email you on occasion regarding the Website. Such emails may be sent even if you have not requested to receive any communication from us.
If you elect to use a referral service to inform another person about the Website or a feature or service provided online, we may request the name and email address of such other person. GotNews will automatically send a one-time email inviting such other person to visit the Website. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may contain links to websites owned and operated by other parties. We are not responsible for and have no control over the privacy policies of those websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those websites prior to providing such websites with any information.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
We are concerned about the privacy protection of children who access the Internet. The Website is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 13 without the supervision of a parent or guardian, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under 13 years of age without the consent of a parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information to us, you may rely on your parent or guardian to assist you.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
We reserve the right to disclose any Information to comply with any law, regulation, decree, judgment, order, subpoena or any other governmental order (“Order”) without any obligation to contest or verify the accuracy of such Order.
HOW YOU CAN UPDATE OR CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION AND CONTACT THE WEBSITE
Please send a message to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns regarding the Website, this Policy or if you would like to update or correct your Information.
OPT OUT OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS
If you want to Opt Out of Google Analytics Tracking click here.