This document provides information in relation to the privacy and data protection related practices of World Event News. It applies to all users of World Event News. Please ensure that you read the terms of the policy in full before continuing to use our website. Please contact us at the address below in case you have any questions or concerns in relation to any of the below.
Date of Revision: August 20, 2020
Application of this Policy: This policy applies only to information we collect through our Services, in email, voice, call, text and other electronic communications sent through or in connection with our Services.
What does this Policy not Apply to: This policy DOES NOT apply to information that you provide to, or that is collected by, any third-party, such as organizers, events, data providers and social networks that you use in connection with our Services. We encourage you to consult directly with such third-parties about their privacy practices.
Updates to this Policy: This policy may change from time to time, your continued use of our Services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.
I. The information we collect and how we use it
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Services, including information:
We collect this information:
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Services may include:
We use the information you provide to us to enhance the functionality and improve the quality of our Services, and to personalize your experience while using our Services. We also use this information to display relevant advertising, provide support to you, communicate with you, and comply with our legal obligations.
Information About Your Messages
If you exchange messages with others through the Services, we may store them in order to process and deliver them, allow you to manage them, and investigate possible violations of our Terms of Service and wrongdoing in connection with the Services.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
We may automatically collect certain information about the computer or devices (including mobile devices) you use to access the Services, and about your use of the Services, even if you use the Services without registering or logging in.
Precise Location Information and How to Opt Out
When you use one of our location-enabled services (for example, when you access Services from a mobile device), we may collect and process information about your mobile device’s GPS location (including the latitude, longitude or altitude of your mobile device) and the time the location information is recorded to customize the Services with location-based information and features (for example, to inform you about events in your area). Some of these services require your personal data for the feature to work and we may associate location data with your device ID and other information we hold about you.
How Long Do we Keep this Data? We keep this data for no longer than is reasonably necessary for providing services to you. If you wish to use the particular feature, you will be asked to consent to your data being used for this purpose. You can withdraw your consent at any time by disabling the GPS or other location-tracking functions on your device, provided your device allows you to do this.
Cookies and Other Electronic Tools
What is a Cookie? A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer that enables us to recognize you (for example, as a registered user) when you visit our website, store your preferences and settings, enhance your experience by delivering content and advertising specific to your interests, perform research and analytics, track your use of our Services, and assist with security and administrative functions. Cookies may be persistent or stored only during an individual session. A pixel tag (also called a web beacon or clear GIF) is a tiny graphic with a unique identifier, embedded invisibly on a webpage (or an online ad or email), and is used to count or track things like activity on a webpage or ad impressions or clicks, as well as to access cookies stored on users’ computers. Worldeventnews.com uses pixel tags to measure the popularity of our various pages, features and services. We also may include web beacons in e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether the message has been opened and for other analytics.
Information from Third Parties
We may collect, process and store your user ID associated with any social media account (such as your Facebook, LinkedIn and Google account) that you use to sign into the Services or connect with or use with the Services.
We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as partners, marketers, third-party websites, and researchers, and combine that information with information which we collect from or about you.
Anonymous or De-Identified Data
II. How we use the information we collect
We use the information we collect from and about you for a variety of purposes, including to:
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-party goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data and/or adjust your user preferences in your account profile.
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
III. Legal Basis for Processing Your Information
We rely on the following legal grounds to process your personal information:
IV. How we share the information we collect
General Information Disclosures
V. Choices about how we use and disclose your information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. You can set your browser or mobile device to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website.
VI. Communications choices
When you sign up for an account, you are opting in to receive emails, texts, calls, notifications from other our users, businesses, and CP Partners itself. You can log in to manage your email preferences and you can follow the “unsubscribe” instructions in commercial email messages, but note that you cannot opt out of receiving certain administrative notices, service notices, or legal notices from CP Partners.
VII. User Rights and Reviewing, changing or deleting information
Account . In order to keep your personal information accurate and complete, you can log in to review and update your account information via your account settings page. You may also contact us to request information about the personal data we have collected from you and to request the correction, modification or deletion of such personal information. We will do our best to honor your requests subject to any legal and contractual obligations. If you would like to make a request, cancel your account or request we delete or no longer use your account information to provide you Services, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or the address set forth at the end of this Policy. Subject to applicable law, we will retain and use your account information only as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
Please also contact us at email@example.com to receive a copy of the information we hold about you in a reasonably acceptable format that you may use to port to another service. However, each request will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and will remain subject to the exceptions available under applicable law.
E-mail . As described above, if you do not wish to receive promotional emails from us, you may opt out at any time by following the opt-out link contained in the email itself. Please note that it may take up to ten (10) days to process your request. Please also note that if you opt out of receiving marketing communications from us, we may continue to send to you service-related emails which are not available for opt-out. If you do not wish to receive any service-related emails from us, you have the option to deactivate your account.
Cookies . You may also refrain from providing, or withdraw, your consent for cookies. Your browser’s help function should contain instructions on how to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to not receive cookies at any time.
Third Party Analytics Services . Some of the services used provide the ability to opt-out. You may do so using Opt-Out Features on their respective websites.
VIII. Accessing & correcting your personal information
We will take reasonable steps to accurately record the personal information that you provide to us and any subsequent updates.
We encourage you to review, update, and correct the personal information that we maintain about you, and you may request that we delete personal information about you that is inaccurate, incomplete, or irrelevant for legitimate purposes, or are being processed in a way which infringes any applicable legal requirement.
Your right to review, update, correct, and delete your personal information may be limited, subject to the applicable law of your jurisdiction: (i) if your requests are abusive or unreasonably excessive, (ii) where the rights or safety of another person or persons would be encroached upon, or (iii) if the information or material you request relates to existing or anticipated legal proceedings between you and us, or providing access to you would prejudice negotiations between us or an investigation of possible unlawful activity. Your right to review, update, correct, and delete your information is subject to our records retention policies and applicable law, including any statutory retention requirements.
IX. Security: How we protect your information
We have implemented industry-standard appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to your information and to maintain data security.
These safeguards take into account the sensitivity of the information that we collect, process and store and the current state of technology. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
We assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access, or other causes beyond our control. You play an important role in keeping your personal information secure. You should not share your user name, password, or other security information for your worldeventnews.com account with anyone. If we receive instructions using your user name and password, we will consider that you have authorized the instructions.
X. Children Under 14
worldeventnews.com strongly believes in protecting the privacy of children. In line with this belief, we do not knowingly collect or maintain Personally Identifiable Information on our Site from persons under 14 years of age, and no part of our Site is directed to persons under 14 years of age. If you are under 14 years of age, then please do not use or access our services at any time or in any manner. We will take appropriate steps to delete any Personally Identifiable Information of persons less than 14 years of age that has been collected on our Site without verified parental consent upon learning of the existence of such Personally Identifiable Information.
If we become aware that a person submitting personal information is under 14, we will delete the account and all related information as soon as possible.
XI. Third-Party Links
Our Platform may contain links to third-party websites and applications. Subject to your opt-out preferences (see Choices about how we use and disclose your information), we may also use third-party advertisers, ad networks, and other advertising, marketing, and promotional companies, to serve advertisements on our websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites and applications is not governed by this Policy but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third parties. We do not endorse these parties, their content, or any products and services they offer, and we are not responsible for the information practices of such third-party websites or applications.
XII. Compliance with data protection regulations and Data Transfers
The information we obtain from or about you may be processed and stored in India, USA and our other various servers located across the globe, which may provide for different data protection rules than the country in which you reside.
We comply with generally accepted industry standard regulations regarding the collection, use, and retention of data. Each location may provide for different data protection rules than the country in which you reside.
Grievance Officer . In accordance with the applicable laws, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Mr. Nick Yeom
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
XIII. Data retention and account termination
Ordinarily, we will retain your information for as long as necessary to provide you with our Services. The length of time we retain Personally Identifiable Information for depends on the purposes for which we collect and use it and/or as required to comply with applicable laws and to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
Thereafter, within a reasonable period (generally not exceeding 90 days), we will either delete your personal information or de-identify it so that it is anonymous and not attributed to your identity. For example, we may retain certain information to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service or to comply with legal obligations.
XIV. Job applicants and Employment
If your information is submitted to us through our Service when applying for a position with our company, the information will be used to consider your application. We may retain your information for our records purposes or till such time that you request it be deleted.
This information may be shared with other companies for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for the particular position or other available positions, as well as with third-party service providers retained by us to collect, maintain and analyze candidate submissions for job postings. For instance, we may share information with companies who assist us in credential verification and background checks.
You also understand and accept that we may, in certain circumstances, be called upon to verify your employment status with us. In such cases, you permit us to do so.
Once you join us as an employee, additional privacy policies may be applicable.
XVI. Contact us
worldeventnews.com and CP Partners
3F, 14, Gyeongmagongwon-daero,
South Korea, 13815