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Privacy Policy

 

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which The Bold News collects, uses, display, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the  https://www.boldnewsonline.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Bold News.

 Comments disclaimer

Bold News allows readers to post comments to almost all our online content. But that doesn’t give you the right to abuse this facility.

We will not delete comments based on their political or ideological viewpoint. We may, however, delete comments that are off-topic, use excessive foul language, or employ slurs based on race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. We may also delete comments that make personal attacks on story subjects — especially if those attacks are threatening, unrelated to the content of the piece, or are unsupported by factual evidence. If you want to use the internet to settle personal scores, you might want to try starting your own blog.

The fact that a comment remains on the site does not imply the endorsement of Bold News. The Bold News makes no representation as to the accuracy of any assertions made in the comments section. The Bold News assumes no liability for any statements made by third parties in the comments sections of its Web site.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance user experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly. In order to provide these services, “boldnewsonline” collects information about users’ online activity across websites and mobile applications

Pixel Tags. Pixel tags are small strings of HTML or JavaScript code that provide a method for delivering a graphic image on a Web page or other document. Pixel tags allow the operator of the Web page or other document or a third party who serves the pixel tag, to set, read, and modify the “boldnewsonline” Targeting Cookies. Pixel tags may also be used to gather information about the computer being used to view that Web page such as the time a tag was sent, the user’s operating system and browser type, and similar information. SDK. An SDK is a piece of code that exists within an application on a mobile device to provide functionality for the application. One function can be to collect data and transmit information to third parties such as “boldnewsonline”. This information may include mobile advertising identifiers (e.g., Apple’s IDFA and Google Advertising ID), IP addresses, timestamp, general (not precise) location information derived from IP address, as well as information regarding your use of publisher apps, which may provide us with information to draw inferences about your commercial interests. Site “boldnewsonlin” also receives data collected by or from your mobile devices.

Server to Server connections.

Site boldnewsonline also may obtain data from other online and offline third-party sources directly through connections to their servers through various secure information transfer methods. Site boldnewsonline does not collect personally identifiable information from users through its service. Site boldnewsonline also does not store personally identifiable information such as name, address, telephone number, social security number, or e-mail address.

We collect your public profile data only from your consent that you grant before initiating Social Login, from the social network used to login to our website. This data includes your first name, last name, email address, link to your social media profile, unique identifier, link to social profile avatar. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email. We embed the Facebook Comments plugin to allow you to leave comments on our website using your Facebook account. This plugin may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the commenting interface, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the interface (such as “liking” someone’s comment, replying to other comments), if you are logged into Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/ about/ privacy/update

The site ‘boldnewsonline’ uses and may combine the information collected by various means, including from third-party data sources, to help customers create a more relevant advertising and online experience for the user.

How We Use Collected Information

We and our customers use ‘boldnewsonline’ Targeting Data to provide more relevant advertising or content to users. For example, we may use information about your visits to multiple unaffiliated websites to infer the types of ads and content that may interest you. We also may use the information collected in browsers for advertising, analytics, or ad reporting purposes, or to improve the services.

We may use information about your activity across multiple unaffiliated third-party mobile applications to predict the types of advertisements that may interest you. We share this information and information about your visits to multiple, unaffiliated sites, with advertisers, publishers, and content providers (our customers) to specify an ad, a group of ads, or content to be displayed to a particular computer or device. The ‘boldnewsonline’ and its associate business unit also may use such information for advertising, analytics, or ad reporting purposes, or to improve the services. We may combine this information with a mobile advertising identifier (such as your mobile device’s IDFA or Google Advertising ID) and may retain it for up to 90 days since the date of the last activity.

The ‘boldnewsonline’ uses standard non-sensitive health segments to deliver interest-based advertisements to users in web browsers and mobile applications.

Cross-Device Matching

The site ‘boldnewsonline’ may use data it collects or receives from advertising technology partners and customers, including publishers, to make a deterministic or statistical match of mobile advertising identifiers and cookie identifiers. For example, the site ‘boldnewsonline’ or its business associate partners may match your devices if you log into the same online service on multiple devices or web browsers, or if your devices share similar attributes that support an inference that they are used by the same user.

We also may use such information to match a user’s interests across devices, as well as for analytics, ad reporting, or to improve the services.

How we use collected information

Bold News may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

    • To improve customer service  Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
    • To improve our Site We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
    •  To send periodic emails We may use the email address to send them information and updates pertaining to their order.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalfs, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third-party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile nonpersonal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacyads.html

 Changes to this privacy policy

The Bold News has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 Children

The services provided by the site ‘boldnewsonline’ are not intended for persons under 13 years of age. Boldnewsonline’s products and services are not developed or directed at children. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information including not from children under the age of 13, nor do we market our products or services to children under the age of 13.

Changes to Our Policy

We may revise this Policy at any time. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to review our current Policy so that you may know what information we gather and how we may use that information.

Mobile Applications

If you would like to opt-out of the site ‘boldnewsonline’s’ interest-based advertising in mobile applications, you can download the Digital Advertising Alliance’s mobile application for each of your devices and set your preferences in the application.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

BOLD NEWS

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