Privacy Policy

Global News Application Privacy Policy

Last Modified: October 28, 2020

  1. Introduction

Global News Application, LLC (“GNA”) is dedicated to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to your use of any GNA-owned websites, software, or associated services (collectively the “Platform”). Our Privacy Policy discloses our privacy practices and explains to you how we use, collect, store, transfer, and share your personal information. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically as we may revise it from time to time without notice. If you do not agree with or accept our Privacy Policy in its entirety, you must not access or use the Platform.  Where any term is not defined in our Privacy Policy such term shall be defined in our Terms of Use.

  1. Information Collected

Personal data or personal information means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed or otherwise anonymized.

Personal Information Collected from Users

You will not be required to provide us with any personal information when you visit our Platform.  However, portions of our Platform may require us to collect personal information about you.  During your use of the Platform we may collect identifying information, your name, email, date of birth, password, contact information, and preferences and interests.  Any personal information you submit via the Platform shall be used and disclosed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.   We may also collect payment information that you make available to us for your use of the Platform.   Please be aware that this payment information shall be stored by third party payment processors.

Personal Information Automatically Collected

Whenever you use our Platform, we may collect personal information from you, such as your location information, IP address, date/time-zone, interactions with the Platform, query information, location information, referring URL, browser, application interaction, mobile provider information, operating system, data usage, data transferred, and Internet Service Provider. 

  1. Sharing Location

Through some features and functionality in our Platform your location may be shared with GNA. We collect and use your location data from your mobile device to tailor the Platform and User Content provided by other users to your current location.

  1. Sharing and Use of Your Information

This section explains how GNA may share or use your personal information. You consent to our use of your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. Retention, Accessing and Editing Your Information

We may retain your information subject to any relevant laws and our internal retention policies. When using our Platform you may be able to access or edit some of your personal information by contacting us or via your account dashboard.  If at any time, you have any questions or wish to review, change, or edit any additional personal information or User Content collected by us, please contact us.

If you wish to have any of your personal information or User Content stored within the GNA Platform removed, please visit your account dashboard or contact us. Please be aware that removal requests are not processed instantaneously and all removal requests may be subject to our internal policies.

  1. Cookies

We currently do not use cookies but may do so in the future. 

  1. Opting Out and Do Not Track

If you decide to provide us with your contact information, you agree that we may send you communications via text and email where you have consented, if you have any questions regarding such communications please contact us. We currently do not offer website functionality for you to opt out of any “do not track” signals or listings.

  1. Third Parties

GNA or its users may post links to third party websites on our Platform, which may include information that we have no control over.  When accessing a third party site through our Platform, you acknowledge that you are aware that these third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by us. GNA bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website that you have visited through a link on our Platform. You must review that third party’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy to understand how their information collection practices work.

  1. Security Measures

We make reasonable attempts to protect your information by using physical and electronic safeguards. However, as our Platform is hosted electronically we can make no guarantees as to the security or privacy of your information.  For this reason, we recommend that you use anti-virus software, robust passwords, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security and privacy threats.

  1. Your California Privacy Rights

GNA permits residents of the State of California to use its Platform, and complies with the California Business and Professions Code §§ 22575-22579.  If you are a California resident you may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to any third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  Various provisions throughout this Privacy Policy address requirements of the Californian privacy statutes. Although we do not disseminate your information to third parties without permission, you must presume that we collect electronic information from all visitors. You may contact us with any questions regarding your California Privacy Rights.

  1. Age Compliance

We intend to fully comply with American and international laws respecting children’s privacy.  Therefore, we do not collect or process any information for any persons under the age of 13.  If you are under 13 you may not access the Platform.

  1. Transfer of Your Information Internationally

If you are not a citizen of the United States please be aware that your personal information shall be transferred and processed in the United States. These data transfers are necessary to provide the Platform to you. 

  1. Merger and Acquisition

In the event that GNA is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your personal information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. Please be aware that once the information is transferred your privacy rights may change.

  1. Amendments

Like our Terms of Use, we may amend this Privacy Policy at any time without notice.  When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will modify the date listed on this Agreement or we may contact you.  You must agree to the amendments as a condition of your continued use of our Platform.  If you do not agree, you must immediately cease using our Platform and notify us of your refusal to agree by contacting us.

  1. Contacting Us

If you have any additional questions or if you need to contact us, please contact us at communications@globalnewsapp.com.