Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the policies and procedures of Darter Media, Ltd. (“we”, “our” or “us”) on the collection, use and disclosure of your information on www.peek247news.com (the “Site”) and the services, features, content or applications we offer (collectively with the Site, the “Services”). We receive information about you from various sources, including: (i) if you register for the Site and the Services, through your user account on the Services (your “Account”); (ii) your use of the Services generally; and (iii) from third party websites and services. When you use the Services, you are consenting to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

 What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?  
This Privacy Policy covers the treatment of personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”), and other information described in this policy, gathered when you are using or accessing the Services. This Privacy Policy also covers our treatment of any Personal Information that our business partners share with us or that we share with our business partners. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that we do not own or control, including but not limited to any third party websites, services and applications, such as Facebook (“Third Party Services”) that you elect to access through the Service or to individuals that we do not manage or employ. While we attempt to facilitate access only to those Third Party Services that share our respect for your privacy, we cannot take responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of those Third Party Services. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of any Third Party Services you access.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.peek247news.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The information we gather enables us to personalize, improve and continue to operate the Services. In connection with certain aspects of the Services, we may request, collect, use, share, and/or display some of your Personal Information. We collect the following types of information from our users.

PERSONAL INFORMATION


“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual:

Name

Email address

Profile picture

Social media account ID

Collection of Personal Information

We and our service providers collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:

Through the Site

We collect Personal Information through the Site, for example, when you sign up for a newsletter or sign up as a subscriber.

From Other Sources

We receive your Personal Information from other sources, such as publicly available databases;

If you connect your social media account to your Site account, you will share certain Personal Information from your social media account with us, for example, your name, email address, photo, list of social media contacts, and any other information that may be or you make accessible to us when you connect your social media account to your Site account.

We need to collect Personal Information in order to provide the Site to you. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide the Site. If you disclose any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Site, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Use of Personal Information

We and our service providers use Personal Information for legitimate business purposes, including: 

Providing the functionality of the Site and fulfilling your requests.

To provide the Site’s functionality to you.

To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests.

To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.

To allow you to send messages to a friend through the Site. By using this functionality, you are telling us that you are entitled to use and provide us with your friend’s name and email address.

We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation. 

Providing you with our newsletter and/or other marketing materials and facilitating social sharing.

To send you marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you.

To facilitate social sharing functionality that you choose to use.

We engage in these activities with your consent, to the extent consent is required by applicable law.

Analysis of Personal Information for business reporting and providing personalized services. 

To personalize your experience on the Site by presenting content, products, and offers tailored to you.

We provide personalized services either with your consent or because we have a legitimate interest. 

Allowing you to participate in sweepstakes, contests or other promotions.

We may offer you the opportunity to participate in a sweepstakes, contest or other promotion.

Some of these promotions have additional rules, which could contain information about how we will use and disclose your Personal Information.

We use this information to manage our contractual relationship with you. 

Aggregating and/or anonymizing Personal Information.

We may aggregate and/or anonymize Personal Information so that it will no longer be considered Personal Information. We do so to generate other data for our use, which we may use and disclose for any purpose.

Accomplishing our business purposes.

For data analysis, for example, to improve the efficiency of our Site.

For audits, to verify that our internal processes function as intended and are compliant with legal, regulatory or contractual requirements.

For fraud and security monitoring purposes, for example, to detect and prevent cyber attacks or attempts to commit identity theft.

For developing new products and services.

For enhancing, improving, or modifying the Site and our services.

For identifying usage trends, for example, understanding which parts of our Site are of most interest to users.

For determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, so that we can adapt our campaigns to the needs and interests of our users.

For operating and expanding our business activities, for example, understanding which parts of our Site are of most interest to our users so we can focus our energies on meeting our users’ interests.

We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, and/or because we have a legitimate interest.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We disclose Personal Information:

To our third party service providers, to facilitate services they provide to us.

These can include providers of services such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.

To third parties like SendPulse, to permit them to send you marketing communications, consistent with your choices. 

To third-party sponsors of sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions.

By using the Site, you may elect to disclose Personal Information:

On message boards, chat, profile pages, blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and content. Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public and may be available to other users and the general public.

To identify you to anyone to whom you send a message via the Site.

Through your social sharing activity. When you connect your Site account with your social media account, you will share information with your friends associated with your social media account, with other users, and with your social media account provider. By doing so, you authorize us to facilitate this sharing of information, and you understand that the use of shared information will be governed by the social media provider’s privacy policy.


Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

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/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, 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 site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

1. We may share your personal data within Peek247news.

2. We share your personal data with third parties who process your data on our behalf when they provide services to us, for example, data analytics, ad networks, research, marketing and financial services.

3. We may share your personal data with third parties who use it for their own purposes if you have provided consent.

4. You share your personal data with third parties when you publish content including articles, comments and reviews on our sites and apps.

5. If we sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business, or if we buy or merge with another business we may share your personal data. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data as set out in this privacy notice.

6. We may be legally required to disclose or share your personal data without your consent in some circumstances, for example, to comply with a court order or law enforcement.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the personal information and the usage information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the internet.

How to Opt Out

If you wish to stop receiving emails, you may also choose to unsubscribe from our emails by following the instructions in the bottom of the email. If you would like to opt out of email tracking or request the information we store about you, please contact us using the information below.

As mentioned above, if you want to opt out of providing usage information, you can reject cookies by following the directions provided in your browser’s help section.

Links/Other Websites

The Daily Dot contains content, services, advertising, and other materials that link to websites operated by third parties. We have no control over those other sites, and this privacy policy does not apply to them.

Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not give us any personal information. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s internet usage and to help enforce our policy by instructing their children to never provide personal information without permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us, please contact us, and we will delete that information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, at our sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, it is disclosed.

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

Our sites may include links to third-party sites, apps and social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Clicking on those links may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control third-party sites, apps and social media platforms and we encourage you to read their privacy notices so that you understand how they process information about you.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

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