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1. What information is collected
Information You Provide to Us
There are a number of circumstances in which you supply us with personal information in connection with the Services, which include:
- Contact data, such as your personal or business contact information such as your name, e-mail address,
- Communications, such as information you provide when you send us an email, request for information, or otherwise correspond with us.
Information We Automatically Collect About Your Use of the Services
Our service providers, may automatically log information about your computer or mobile device, and your activity occurring on or through our website, such as:
- Device information, device identifiers and settings such as your computer or mobile device model, IP address, other unique device identifiers, operating system version, browser type, language, and settings, and device type and settings.
- Usage information. We may collect information about the Services you use, the time, date, and duration of your use of the Services, your interaction with content offered through the Services, site engagement, browsing and search history, site and advertisement interactions, and software crash reports.
We may collect such usage information at the individual or aggregate level.
Information from Third Parties
We may receive information about you from third parties and combine it with information we receive from or about you. For example:
- Information from social media websites. When you interact with any DiscoverMedNews page on a social media platform, such as Twitter, or LinkedIn, we may collect the personal information available from that page or platform or that you make available to us on that page or account, including username, user ID, profile picture, cover photo, and contact information.
You may choose not to provide us with certain types of information, but doing so may affect your experience in using the Services.
2. How we use your information
Providing the Service. We use your information to provide you with the Services, communicate with you, enable your participation in the Services, and improve the Services. We may also use your information to establish and maintain the Services, facilitate social features, enable and support security and fraud prevention features, communicate with you about the Services, and provide information about our Services.
Providing Customer Support Services. We may use your information in order to provide customer support to you. We may contact or communicate with you (by email) about your comments or information submissions; online surveys; policy updates, and other important information about the Services.
Content Analytics. We may use your information to help us better understand your use of, and our delivery of, the Services, including content selection.
Facilitating Social Media Engagement . We may use your information, including information provided to us by social media platforms, to enable you to log into the Services with a social media service, as well to enable you to interact with any DiscoverMedNews page on a social media platform. We may use your information to help us determine which content or advertising to deliver to you on those social media platforms.
Learning about Our Users and Services. We conduct research on our users’ demographics, interests and behavior, including performing statistical analysis of our users and their use of the Services. We do this to optimize and improve the Services, our products, and our operations. We may use the information from one aspect of the Services for other aspects of the Services.
Research, Development, and Improving the Quality of our Services. We analyze use of the Services to analyze and improve the Services and to develop new products and services, including by studying user demographics and use of the Services.
Information Security. We may use your information to detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecute those responsible for that activity.
Compliance with Law. We may use your personal information as required by law or if we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law or legal process.
3. How we share your information
As described below, our information-sharing practices vary based on the type of information and the type of recipient.
Third-Party Service Providers
Third party agents and vendors perform functions on our behalf, including, but not limited to, hosting, content syndication, content management tools, social media integration, marketing, analytics, billing, and customer service. These entities may have access to personal information if needed to perform their functions. If such access is required, the third parties will be obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of that personal information. They are restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to DiscoverMedNews.
Third Party Advertising Partners
When you use our Services, third parties that provide advertising, or functionality to the Services may collect or receive information about you and/or your use of the Services. These third parties may use your information to provide you with advertising that is based on your interests and to measure and analyze ad performance. These third parties’ use of your information will be based on their own privacy policies.
Social Media Services
If you log into the Services with a social media service or if you connect a social media account with the Services, we may share information about you or your activities on that social media service, including what you view on our website. Social media services will use that information based on their own privacy policies. If you do not want your information shared in this way, do not connect your social media service account with our Services.
Law Enforcement, Legal Process, and Emergency Situations
In some cases, we may use or disclose your personal information to a third party if we are required to do so by law or if we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law or legal process; to protect and defend our rights or to prevent misuse of our Services; or to protect the personal safety of our employees, partners, the users of the Services, or the public.
For Compliance, Fraud Prevention and Safety
We may share your personal information for the compliance, fraud prevention and safety purposes.
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5. Third parties
The Services may contain links to other websites, and other online services operated by third parties, and other websites, and online services operated by third parties may contain links to our Services. In addition, our content may be included on web pages or in mobile applications or online services that are not associated with us.
We do not control third party websites, mobile applications or online services, and we are not responsible for their actions or their privacy policies. Other websites, mobile applications and Services follow different rules regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the other websites, mobile applications and online services you use.
In general, the information collected and generated by third parties is processed and stored by the third parties and will be subject to their respective privacy policies (which we do not control and for which we are not responsible). We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or the information they may collect.
Social Media Services Settings
If you choose to connect to the Services via a third-party platform or social media network, you may have the ability to limit the information that we may obtain from the third party at the time you log in to the Services using the third party’s authentication service or otherwise connect your account. Subsequently, you may be able to control your settings through the third party’s platform or service.
If you withdraw our ability to access certain information from a third-party platform or social media network, that choice will not apply to information that we have already received from that third-party.
7. Children privacy
The Services are not intended for children under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect information from such children, and we do not target the Services to such children.
8. Contact us
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