Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At Brief News Daily, we have a few fundamental principles that we follow. We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it (we can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason). We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our services, or protect our rights. And we don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Website visitors

Like most website operators, Brief News Daily collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Brief News Daily’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Brief News Daily’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Brief News Daily may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, for example by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Brief News Daily also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for users leaving comments on our blogs. Brief News Daily only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of personally identifying information

Certain visitors to Brief News Daily’s website choose to interact with Brief News Daily in ways that require Brief News Daily to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Brief News Daily gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who wish to receive updates via email, we collect their first name and email addresses. In each case, Brief News Daily collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Brief News Daily. Brief News Daily does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated statistics

Brief News Daily may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Brief News Daily uses Google Analytics to measure and analyse the technical performance of the website, content performance, and audience acquisition and behaviour. We also the service provided by Akismet to help identify spam. Brief News Daily may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Brief News Daily does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of certain personally identifying information

Brief News Daily discloses potentially personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organisations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Brief News Daily’s behalf or to provide services available at Brief News Daily’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organisations may be located outside of your home country. By using Brief News Daily’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Brief News Daily will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations, as described above, Brief News Daily discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Brief News Daily believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Brief News Daily, third parties or the public at large. If you have supplied your email address to Brief News Daily, we may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Brief News Daily and our services. We primarily use our website to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via our online contact form or one of our other feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Brief News Daily takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Brief News Daily uses cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of the Brief News Daily website, and their website access preferences. Visitors of Brief News Daily who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Brief News Daily’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Brief News Daily’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business transfers

If Brief News Daily, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Brief News Daily may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

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We do not run advertisements or paid content on the Brief News Daily website. Our content will always be free!

Privacy policy changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Brief News Daily may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and to Brief News Daily’s sole discretion. Brief News Daily encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.