Privacy Policy

Effective date: 23rd of November 2020. Your privacy is important to us. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully

Introduction

“You” and “your” refer to any individual user of our website, and we collect certain personal data from them through our website, https://www.techtricknews.com/. The “Privacy Policy” contains all the procedures and policies which govern the collection and use of this data, with the help of the website.

Definitions

The term “personal data” is every piece of information with the help of which an individual person can be identified, either directly or indirectly. The term “processing” encompasses all those actions that include storage, collection, deletion, use and revelation of these information.

A data controller is a person or an entity responsible for collecting and processing personal data. In this case, it is Tech Trick News, having its main base of operation in India.

Term and Termination

The Privacy Policy begins to be operational from a mentioned date, at the top of the page and remains valid, till we as an authority, decide to modify or terminate it.

Your Consent

When you agree to use the website, you so acknowledge that you have gone through the policy very well, and agree to abide by the terms mentioned. We can collect your personal data for the purpose of specified, legitimate and explicit purpose. If you are not sure about any one or more provisions of the Privacy Policy, it is better to refrain from using the site. In the following cases, we would seek your permission to use the data, in advance:

  • If we want to use personal data for any purpose that is not specifically mentioned in the Privacy Policy.
  • If we want to provide you with any other marketing information.
  • If we want to share your data with any other third party, which is not mentioned in the Privacy Policy.
  • If we want to make any significant amendment to the Privacy Policy.

Kinds of Personal Data we Collect

We always comply with the rules of data minimisation and collect only those data that will be absolutely necessary for us, and that will be necessary to make sure that you can use the website properly.

  • As you visit us, we collect the IP address.
  • As you fill the contact form, with the help of the contact form available on the website, we get your name, email address, your website if any and any other information that you decide to reveal.
  • If you are submitting any comment under the articles, news and blog posts section, you have to create a profile on the website. Thus, we get access to your nickname or other relevant information.

Sensitive data – We never collect any sensitive data from you such as any information pertaining to your health, your political and religious interests, your racial origin, your sexual orientation etc.

The Purpose of Collecting Personal Data

We respect your need to protect your confidential information and collect personal data only due to specified and legal reasons. We use the data collected only for the following purposes:

  • Helping you with the services you request from us., answering and responding to your queries etc.
  • Verifying the contact details provided by you.
  • Ensure that the website functions properly.
  • Customise the content as per your location.
  • Audit and security reasons.
  • Sending you important notifications.

The legal basis of the collection of your personal data is to purse legitimate interests related to our business. We are bound by law to not use any personal information provided by you for purposes other than those mentioned in the Privacy Policy.

No Personal Data Collection

Sometimes we might collect some other non-personal data like the URL address of the websites clicked, operating systems and types of browser. This is required to analyse the types of visitors visiting our site, how they find our website, where else do they visit, how long they stay, etc.

Marketing Communication

Unless you have clear permission given to us, we never send you any newsletter, brochure or advertisement directly. We also do not make any phone call.  You do have the option of opting out from these communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link. You can also contact us directly from here.

Protection of Personal Data

We assure the adoption of every technical and organisational security measure, like limited access to your personal data, secured network, encryption and a lot more to prevent the revelation of your personal data. But you should be aware of the risks associated with using the internet and thus cannot hold us responsible for loss, leakage or falsification of any data caused by uncontrollable situations. We put every effort to prevent loss of data by any unauthorised use but also suggest you to communicate with us only with the help of secure networks.

Third-Party Access to Personal Data

In some cases, we have to disclose personal data to third parties. We do this only in the following cases:

  • We have to provide you with the services, as requested.
  • We have to pursue legitimate business interests.
  • We have to enforce some law.
  • If you have already provided your explicit consent.

We may also provide your information to the following third parties, who help us with some service.

  • MailChimp, who is our newsletter provider.
  • A2 Hosting, our data storage and hosting provider.
  • Google Analytics who can be our information logistics provider.
  • Advertising partners like Adsense, Amazon and Taboola.
  • Push notification provider like OneSignal.
  • Various other parties who help us in any kind of operation of the website.

The third parties will access the personal data, only as a part of our partnership. We share the data with them only when they agree to provide proper protection which is compliant with the Privacy Policy. Other than the exceptions mentioned in the policy, we do not divulge any information to the third party, unless there are some legal compulsions.

Transfer of Personal Data Outside EEA

Some of the third parties included in the Privacy Policy may be located outside your residential jurisdiction. If you stay in the EEA, the personal data may be transferred outside EEA. When such transfers are made, it is a guarantee that the third party location provides adequate protection to personal data.

Your Rights

You can exercise the following rights related to your personal data:

  • You are free to edit, delete, move or access or your personal data.
  • You can ask us to restrict or object the processing of personal data.
  • You can withdraw the consent provided by you at any time.
  • If you want to launch a complaint pertaining to the way the data is handled, you have to contact us first. After that you will receive a confirmation, resulting in the processing of the complaint. We will provide you with a response within a timeframe not less than 2 weeks. If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the complaint, you can lodge a complaint with the local data protection authority.

Retention Period

Your personal data will stay with us only, as long as it is necessary. When we do not need it any more, we will delete it.

Children’s Privacy

According to the terms and conditions, mentioned in the website, children below 13 cannot use the site. If any such rule has been violated, the parent or the guardian can connect us for destroying the personal data.

Third-party links

The websites may contain links to other websites. We do not take responsibility for the private practices of these third-party websites.

Cookies

The website uses cookies, and while you are using it, you agree to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to accept them, you have to refuse them. A cookie is a small computer file, consisting of numbers and letters. When you visit this website, a cookie gets sent to the browser. The browser can store the cookie on the computer system. The main purpose of the cookies is to allow the website to recognise the user’s device. Two types of cookies are session cookies and persistent cookies. The persistent cookies remain valid till their date of expiry unless they do not get deleted by the user. The session cookies remain stored on a web browser and remain valid till the closing of the browser. The cookies do not contain any personal data. The web servers can use the cookies to identify and track the users as they navigate from one page to another and also identify the users returning to the website. We will not use any cookies which are not mentioned in the Privacy Policy. We use Google Analytics, to analyse the use of the website. Google Analytics also helps in the generation of statistical or any other information about the website. We use the following features of Google Analytics:

  • Remarketing
  • Demographics and Interest Reporting.
  • Network Impression Reporting.
  • Integrated Services.

In case you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can do that with the help of Ads Settings, Google Analytics opt-out browser, etc. As you use the advertising cookies by Google, you can get served with ads based on the visits to the website and/or other websites on the internet. You may refuse personalised advertising by visiting https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/authenticated. Also, you may opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting http://www.aboutads.info/consumers

How to refuse cookies?

If you do not want to use our cookies, you can discontinue the use of the website or set your browser to refuse them. Some parts of the website may not function smoothly without the cookies.

Amendment

We have complete right to amend the Privacy Policy, as and when we want. If you use the website after amendment, we understand that you accept and acknowledge the amendment. If we change significantly, we will seek your consent. The Privacy Policy has been last amended by us on 23rd November 2020.