SAGACIOUS NEWS PRIVACY POLICY

SagaciousNewsNetwork.net – EU Privacy Notice Effective date: May 25, 2018

Introduction:

The data controller for SagaciousNewNetwork.net (the “Site”) is, “we”, “us”, “our”). We are committed to fulfilling our responsibilities under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in relation to the collection, retention, use, and other processing of personal data that is obtained when EU data subjects visit and interact with the Site. This Privacy Notice sets forth how we process EU personal data in our role as a data controller (i.e., when we are responsible for determining the purpose and means of the processing).

This Privacy Notice covers:

  • Personal Data We Collect
  • How and Why We Use Your Personal Data
  • How We May Share Your Personal Data
  • How We Protect Your Personal Data
  • How Long We Retain Your Personal Data
  • How We Use Cookies and Other Similar Technologies
  • How We Transfer Your Personal Data
  • Your Rights and Choices
  • How to Manage and Delete Your Cookies
  • Do Not Track
  • Targeting Cookies
  • Withdraw Your Consent at Any Time
  • How to Contact Us

Personal Data We Collect:

SagaciousNewsNetwork.net may collect and process the following information when you visit the Site.

  • Contact data. You may provide us with your contact details, such as name, email address, physical address, phone number, email address, or other similar information, which we may use to respond to you or for administrative purposes.
  • Log data. As with most websites and technology services delivered over the Internet, our servers automatically collect information when you access or use our Site and record that data in log files. This log data may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the address of the web page visited before using the Site, browser type, and settings, the date and time the Site was used, information about browser configuration and plugins, language preferences, and cookie data.
  • Device Information. SagaciousNewsNetwork.net may obtain information about devices that access the Site, including the type of device, its operating system, device settings, unique device identifiers, and crash data.
  • Authentication Data. To verify the identity of registered users on the Site we may collect a username, password, password hint(s), and other similar authentication information.
  • Other Information You Provide.This includes emails and other communications that you send us or otherwise contribute, such as customer support inquiries and reviews. If you purchase a product, this will include information that is necessary to complete your purchase such as your credit card information. Please be aware that information you post on public parts of our website may be visible to anyone.

Note that our Site is dynamic. We may introduce new features, which may involve new or different personal data processing activities. If we make a material change to how we process your personal data, we will notify you and may also modify this Privacy Notice.

How and Why We Use Your Personal Data:

We may use the personal data we obtain to:

  • Communicate with you
  • Provide you with customized services
  • Ensure the security and integrity of our Site
  • Maintain and promote the Site
  • Analyze and learn about how the Site is accessed and used
  • Manage our customer and partner relationships
  • Enforce our legal terms and policies
  • Protect our and others’ interests, rights, and property
  • Comply with applicable legal requirements

We process your personal data pursuant to the following legal bases:

  • You have consented to the use of your personal data. When you consent, you can change your mind at any time.
  • The processing is necessary for us to provide you with the services and products you request, or to respond to your inquiries.
  • We have a legal obligation to process your personal data, such as to comply with applicable tax and other government regulations or to comply with a court order or binding law enforcement request.
  • To protect your vital interests or those of others.
  • We have a legitimate interest in using your personal data. In particular, we have a legitimate interest in the following cases:
    • To analyze and improve the safety and security of our Site. This includes implementing and enhancing security measures and protections and protecting against fraud, spam, and abuse.
    • To maintain and improve the Site.
    • To operate the Site and provide you with certain tailored advertising and communications to develop and promote the Site.
    • To anonymize personal data and subsequently use the anonymized information.

How We May Share Your Personal Data:

  • With our affiliates or business partners when it is reasonably necessary or desirable, such as to help provide services to you or analyze and improve the Site.
  • With our service providers that perform services on our behalf. For example, we may use third parties to help us provide customer support, ship your order, provide loyalty rewards, authorize and process your payments, manage our advertisements on other websites, send marketing and other communications on our behalf, or assist with data storage.
  • In order to follow the law or protect rights and interests. For example, we may disclose your personal data if we determine that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, protect our or others’ rights, property or interests (such as enforcing our Terms of Use), or prevent fraud or abuse. In particular, we may disclose your personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, such as to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
  • If we are involved in a reorganization, merger, acquisition, or sale of some or all of our assets.

How We Protect Your Personal Data:

We maintain appropriate technical and organizational safeguards designed to help protect personal data from unauthorized disclosure or access and accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, or alteration. Although we use reasonable efforts to safeguard personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your information obtained through the Site.

How Long We Retain Your Personal Data:

We will store your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the performance of our obligations or to achieve the purposes for which the information was collected, or as may be permitted under applicable law. To determine the appropriate retention period, we will consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the data; the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of the data; the purposes for which we process the data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means; and the applicable legal requirements. Unless otherwise required by applicable law, at the end of the retention period we will remove personal data from our systems and records or take appropriate steps to properly anonymize it.

How We Use Cookies and Other Similar Technologies:

To improve our Site, SagaciousNewsNetwork.net may use the following “cookies” to track your visit: (Please Note:  We may change the cookies we use at any time; while we will try to update this list within a reasonable time frame, this list may not always be totally up-to-date.)

Provider Purpose
StatCounter To track and log user actions and interaction with content.
Amazon Amazon Associates, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to track sales.
PayPal Button To enable safe and secure donations or contributions.
Social Share To enable social share buttons to visitors.
Teespring To advertise Sagacious News merch to visitors.
Comments To enable user comments, log user actions and interaction with the comment system.
Affiliate Ads Affiliate sponsors use cookies to track sales.
   
   
   
   
   

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.

Personal Data Transfers:

If we transfer your personal data out of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to countries not deemed by the European Commission to provide an adequate level of personal data protection, the transfer will be based on one of the following safeguards recognized by the European Commission as providing adequate protection for personal data, where required by EU data protection legislation:

  • Contracts approved by the European Commission which impose data protection obligations on the parties to the transfer.
  • The EU – U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (for transfers to third parties in the United States that have self-certified to the Framework).

Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism we have used to transfer your personal data.

Your Rights and Choices:

The GDPR provides EU data subjects with certain rights regarding their personal data. Subject to certain conditions, you may ask SagaciousNewsNetwork.net to take the following actions in relation to your personal data that we hold:

  • Provide you with information about our processing of your personal data and give you access to your personal data.
  • Update or correct inaccuracies in your personal data.
  • Delete your personal data.
  • Transfer a machine-readable copy of your personal data to you or a third party of your choice.
  • Restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • Object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
  • Object to reliance on our legitimate interests as the basis for processing of your personal data.

You can submit these requests by email to [email protected] We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity prior to processing your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why subject to legal restrictions. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal data or our response to your requests regarding your personal data, you may contact us at [email protected] or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. You can find information about your data protection regulator here.

How to Manage and Delete Your Cookies:

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies.  Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.  You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser.  Please be aware that restricting the use of cookies will impact the functionality of our Website.  As a result, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website or use some of our products and/or services.

Depending on your browser, further information may be obtained via the following links:

More info.To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Do Not Track:

Our system may not respond to Do Not Track requests or headers from some or all browsers. To learn more about the use of cookies or other technologies to deliver more relevant advertising and your choices about not having this information used by certain service providers, please click (http://www.aboutads.info/choices/) (for users in the United States) or (http://youronlinechoices.eu/) (for users in the European Union).

Targeting Cookies:

For cookies that track activity in connection with targeted advertising, you can opt-out of third-party targeting cookies on the Digital Advertising Alliance’s consumer choice page here or the Network Advertising Initiative’s consumer choice page here or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance consumer choice page here.

Withdraw Your Consent at Any Time:

If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of our Websites, you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings; see below for more information on how to do this. Please note that disabling cookies will likely affect the functionality of our Websites.

How to Contact Us:

SagaciousNewsNetwork.net can be contacted via e-mail sent to [email protected]

More Information on Online Targeted Advertising

  • EU Users: A guide for EU users on behavioral advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/
  • US Users: For more information and to opt-out of ad networks operated by members of the Digital Advertising Association (DAA), visit through the DAA AdChoices page:  www.aboutads.info/choices
  • Canadian Users: Users in Canada should go to the DAA’s Canadian AdChoices page: http://youradchoices.ca/choices/

International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom:  Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the ICC website section: http://www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy

 

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