privacy policy

 

At times, BRDR Media (“we”, “us”, “our”) will collect certain personal information about customers and visitors (“you”) to the website www.hostingjournalist.com (“the website”) operated by us. Such information will include both identifiable personal data, as well as non-identifiable personal information. Identifiable personal information will be collected when you sign a contract for service with us, or use our website for a transaction or subscription service. Non-identifiable information is gathered automatically when you visit the website hosted by us. It is stored for use in our systems.

The purpose of this privacy policy statement is to explain to customers what types of information BRDR Media will collect and how that information is used. In most cases, we collect this information to ensure network integrity and that we continue to provide you with the most relevant content and best possible service that suits your needs. In some cases, we are required by law to collect personal information about customers. Except where the law requires otherwise, we undertake to protect the confidentiality of such data.

Confidentiality

BRDR Media respects customer privacy and the privacy of those accessing the website. We undertake to protect the confidentiality of our customers and users including all personal information supplied in the course of contracting with us for services. We undertake not to sell your personal information to third parties for commercial or marketing purposes.

Collection of Personal Data

We collect personal data about our users when you visit the website operated by us; apply for a service subscription; respond to a customer questionnaire; and through the use of cookie technology. We may also combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from our business partners or affiliates.

Use of Personal Data

BRDR Media may, on occasion, use your personal information to contact you about promotional offers; advise you of matters relevant to service provision and, in some cases, solicit your feedback. However, we will provide you with an option within every communication to opt out of receiving any communications of this nature. We may collect and share aggregated user data with business partners, sponsors or other third parties for the purposes of developing content and ensuring relevant advertising and content. Such user data will never be used to identify individual users. These business partners and affiliated companies do not have any independent right to share this information.

BRDR Media may log the web pages you visit; collect IP addresses and information about your operating system and the type of browser you use for the purposes of network/system administration; to report aggregate information to our advertisers, and to audit the use of our site. This data however will not be used to identify individual users who will at all times remain anonymous. Any information we collect from you through correspondence with us, whether via e-mail, telephonically or by written letter, will only be used to address the matters within that correspondence. If this requires referring such correspondence to people within our organization or to a third party to ensure customer service, your personal information will only be disclosed to the point necessary to address your query or concerns, and will otherwise be kept confidential.

Public Space

Any information that customers disclose in a public space, including on any bulletin board, chat room or any site we may host for you, is available to anyone else who visits that space. We cannot safeguard any information you disclose there.

Site Linking

The website operated by BRDR Media may contain many links to sites that belong to third parties unrelated to us. BRDR Media cannot be held responsible for any use of your personal information arising from you disclosing personal such information on third party sites. We cannot protect any information you may disclose on these sites and we recommend that you review the privacy policy statements of those sites you visit.

Reservation of Rights

BRDR Media reserves the right to disclose information about customers where required in good faith, to do so by law or to exercise our legal rights or defend ourselves against legal claims. We further reserve the right to share information with law enforcement to investigate or prevent illegal activities being committed over our network.

BRDR Media reserves the right to disclose your personal information where you have given us explicit legal written consent to do so.

BRDR Media reserves the right to monitor user and network traffic for site security purposes and prevent any unauthorized attempts to tamper with our website or cause damage to our property.

BRDR Media reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy or update it. Where a major change is made, customers will be informed through a notice on our website. Customers and website visitors bear the responsibility to ensure that they have read the changes or updates as the case may be.