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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

At the Quality Herald (https://qualityherald.com), one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy page outlines the information that is collected and recorded by Quality Herald and how we use it. If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

 

Personal information we collect

None, except for your email address when you sign up for our newsletter. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

 

Information that gets collected automatically

The Quality Herald follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites, which is done by all hosting providers. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

 

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like most other websites, the Quality Herald uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies”.

 

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is a third-party vendor on our site. Google also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site’s visitors. Visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following

URL: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

 

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on the Quality Herald, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that the Quality Herald has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

 

Third Party Privacy Policies

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of any third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options.

 

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
  • Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

 

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain circumstances.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain circumstances.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain circumstances.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.