Privacy Policy

At newsexstory.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit newsexstory.com, and how we safeguard your information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Registration

When you register on the site we collect the data shown in the registration form such as username & email, and also the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

To display profile picture an anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

Login

When you log in, we collect the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Comments

We use Disqus commenting system and do not store any data on our website. Further information about privacy policy of Disqus may be obtained from https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466259-privacy-policy.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

When you use the contact form on the website we collect the data shown in the contact form such as name and email to reply. We keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes, we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

Cookies

If you have an account and you log in to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you have 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Your use of our website will be transmitted to and stored by Google’s servers. Google will use this information for evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Further information about Google’s privacy policy may be obtained from https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Web push notifications

We use OneSignal’s SDKs for web push notification service. You may allow your web browser to receive web push notifications from our site. We may send notifications about latest posts, news and updates. You can unsubscribe anytime from your browser > site settings. Further information about OneSignal’s privacy policy may be obtained from https://onesignal.com/privacy_policy.

Who we share your data with

We never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. We keep contact form entries and analytics record for 26 months.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Your information collected through this website may be stored and processed in the U.S. or any other country in which our service providers maintain facilities. We use Hostgator as our web hosting provider and Cloudflare as our content delivery network.

Contact information

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us using this contact form.

Security

To prevent unauthorized disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards including Web Application Firewall and Secure Sockets Layer. In case of data breach we may notify you via email.

Links from Our Website

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control of websites outside the newsexstory.com domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy. Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the website’s data protection and privacy policies fully.