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Details about your browsing activities: Every time a reader visits our site, from a desktop computer or a mobile device, certain information about his/her browsing activities is collected. This may include their IP address, geolocation information, browser type, and transactional data. While almost every browser is, by default, set to accept cookies, readers can alter the browser settings as per their preference.
Information you submit: In order to receive notifications and newsletters from our website, you may submit certain information, such as email address, full name, area zip code, and gender.
Data gathered via tracking technologies: We at https://transparencyjournal.com/ use various tracking technologies in order to gather data – such as search queries, pages browsed, and ads viewed – through pixels, beacons, and browser cookies.
Information used by third-party service providers: Like us, most third-party service providers use tracking technologies, which allows them to gather as well as store data pertaining to your browsing activities on https://transparencyjournal.com/. However, we do not hold any control over the technologies other parties use; nor do we have any say in how the data gathered is used.
Details collected from other sources: Apart from all sources mentioned above, information may also be collected from sources that are publically available, such as business partner websites and social media sites.
Our team at Transparency Journal ensures that the information about you is collated using authentic and safe techniques. We aim to protect your personal information from unauthorised disclosure, usage, or alteration. We also try to safeguard your details against any form of theft or loss. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee complete and 100% protection.
User Access and Control
If you want to limit, review, update, or change the way in which we use your personal information, you may do so by filing out the request form, clearly stating your name, email address, contact details, and message.
Data Usage and Disclosure
The information that is collected about your or from you is mainly used to improve the overall website, its features, and your experience with the site. It helps us make Transparency Journal more personalised and ensures that the content you view is of your liking. It also makes it easier to gather feedback and respond to queries.
The collated details may also be used for various other purposes, including but not limited to:
For continued communication: The website may send you frequent notifications or reading material. Should you decide that you do not want us to send such mails, you can opt out of our mailing list. There are, however, certain mails you will not be able to withdraw from, such as those pertaining to policy revisions or changes on the website.
To aid mergers or sales of assets: The information gathered about you or from you may be transferred to other parties in the following instances: if Transparency Journal decides to sell a part of the business or the business in its entirety, if it is involved in a merger, if it is transferring a part of or the whole enterprise, or if it is transferring or selling its assets.
To protect the website and its rights: There may be instances where the website might require to disclose your information so as to protect the privacy of the users, to protect the company from fraud and/or risks, to adhere to legal proceedings, to safeguard the site’s legal rights, and to reply to queries from the public or government bodies.
To aid service providers in managing our website: The information we gather from and about you may be given to third-party service providers – such as contractors, sponsors, or agents – so as to allow them to effectively manage our website.
Other Key Points
Linked Services: Like most news sites, Transparency Journal may also be linked to websites that may be operated by entities offering functionalities, newsletters, content, or applications by unaffiliated parties, or to sites that are run by unaffiliated parties. To stay aware, readers are recommended that they carefully go through the privacy policies of such websites after the leave our website.
Retaining Data: At Transparency Journal, we possess the right to retain any and all of your personal data for as long as we deem fit, in order to fulfill the website’s intent. In addition to this, those visiting the site should know that owing to certain technical, contractual, legal, or financial constraints, we may not be able to completely delete the data you provide to us.
Sensitive Information: We request that our readers not share with us any information they may consider sensitive, such as one’s health or criminal background, social security number, political or religious affiliations, and others.