News Grift values the privacy of our readers and visitors. Any of the following personal information that may be made available to News Grift when browsing or navigating the site shall be kept confidential:
First and last name
Company, home, postal or other physical address
Other contact information, for example, telephone number, fax number, email address, and other similar information
Title or position in a company or an organization
- Any other information needed to provide a service you requested
Examples of scenarios where our visitors provide their personal information include, but may not be limited, to:
Emailing, calling or communicating with News Grift.
Posting a question or comment through or on the site.
Participating in an online survey or poll.
Requesting inclusion in an email or other mailing list.
Submitting an entry for a contest or other promotions.
- Any other business-related reason.
News Grift provides you the opportunity to agree or decline to give your personal information via the Internet. News Grift will inform you of the purpose for the collection and does not intend to transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except under the limited conditions described under the discussion entitled “Information Sharing and Disclosure” below. If you choose to provide us with your personal information, we may transfer that information, within News Grift or to a third party service provider as necessary.
Domain Information Collection
News Grift may collect domain information to enable us to analyze how our visitors use this site. This data enables us to become more familiar with which people visit our site, how often they visit, and what parts of the site they visit most often. News Grift uses this information to improve its Web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and anonymously and requires no action on your part.
“Session IDs” allow us to identify a particular user across multiple web page requests. This Session ID is maintained within your cookie file, where possible. If cookies are not enabled, or if the user’s internet browser program does not support cookies then News Grift will place the Session ID in the requested web page. This allows the end user to avoid having to continually re-enter Certain information such as account name and password for every web page request. This Session ID expires whenever the user closes their internet browser.
Web Site Tracking, Reporting:
Each time you visit News Grift, we automatically collect your IP address and the web page from which you came. In order to administer and optimize News Grift for you and to diagnose problems with News Grift, we use your IP address to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information about you.
News Grift may include the use of ad banner partners for the serving and/or targeting of ads, promotions, and other marketing messages. These ads may be provided, in some cases, by a third party ad service provider. The ad service provider may place or utilize their own unique cookie on your browser, and may use non-personally identifiable information about your visit to our sites, such as the number of times you have viewed the ad. News Grift is not responsible for the collection of these cookies and is not responsible for the actions of the ad service providers. News Grift does not sponsor, endorse or guarantee any products or services advertised by third parties on its site.
Direct Linking URLs or Hotlinking:
In order to provide more relevant advertising and monitor user bandwidth usage (as governed by the News Grift Terms of Service), News Grift may gather data from the referer logs that identify where and how frequently user images being hosted by News Grift are being displayed on third party sites.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Your personal information is never shared outside News Grift without your permission, except under conditions listed below:
Consenting to share your information to a third party service provider working on our behalf to serve you.
- Requiring us to provide you with a product or service.
News Grift will also disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our sites.
News Grift strives to protect your personal information; however, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters.
Your information may be transferred to and maintained in whole or in part on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside, and may be stored on equipment or in facilities leased or licensed from third parties. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information and make all commercially reasonable efforts to do so, News Grift cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. However, once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
Protecting the Privacy of Children
Children under 13 years old are not the target audience for our Web site. To protect their privacy, News Grift prohibits the solicitation of personal information from these children.
Links to Third Party Sites
News Grift has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by News Grift of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.
News Grift does not share your personal information with outside Web sites and is not responsible for their content or privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
If you are not a resident of the United States, you understand and agree that News Grift stores and processes your information on computers located in the United States, and by providing any data to News Grift, you consent to the transfer of such information to the United States.
News Grift reserves the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this site.