Privacy Policy

Last Updated: Monday, October 1, 2018

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at The Hindu Times, doing business asa the Hindu Times (”The Hindu Times”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at [email protected]com.

When you visit our website www.thehindutimes.in, and use our services, you trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notics, we descirbe our privacy policy. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read though it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our sites and our services.

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website (such as www.thehindutimes.in), and/or any related services, sales, marketing or events (we refer to them collectively in this privacy policy as the “sites”).

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.

Log Files

The Hindu Times follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include 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.

All required information is service dependent and thehindutimes.in may use the above said User information to, maintain, protect, and improve its services (including advertising services) and for developing new services.

Such information will not be considered as sensitive if it is freely available and accessible in the public domain or is furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law for the time being in force.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, The Hindu Times 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.

Our web servers automatically collect limited information about your computer’s connection to the Internet, including cookies, your IP address, when you visit our site. We may use cookies to help us in advertising specific to your interests and to save your preferences or passwords so you don’t have to re-enter them each time you visit our site. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their ads). We may also use this information to deliver our web pages to you upon request, to measure traffic within our site and let advertisers know the geographic locations from where our visitors come.

The Cookies Policy of www.thehindutimes.in permits the users to delete the cookies from the Cookies Policy page.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES / AD-SERVERS

The Application may include links to other websites or applications. Such websites or applications are governed by their respective privacy policies, which are beyond our control. Once you leave our servers (you can tell where you are by checking the URL in the location bar on your browser), use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the application you are visiting. That policy may differ from ours. If you can’t find the privacy policy of these websites via a link from the application’s homepage, you should contact the application owners.

When we present information to our advertisers, it is usually in the form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages or content within our Websites or Applications. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Websites or Applications. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number or other personally identifiable information) about your visits to this and other websites or application, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. We do not provide any personally identifiable information to third party websites, advertisers or ad-servers without your consent.

INFORMATION SHARING

The Hindu Times shares your information with third parties without obtaining the prior consent of the user in the following circumstances:

a) When it is requested or required by law, by court, a governmental agency or authority to disclose, for the purpose of verification of identity, or for the prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, or for prosecution and punishment of offences. These disclosures are made only when a disclosure is reasonably necessary for enforcing these terms or for complying with laws and regulations.

b) The Hindu Times proposes to share such information within its group companies and officers and employees of such group companies for the purpose of processing personal information on its behalf. We also ensure that these recipients of such information agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

OUR COMMITMENT TO SECURITY

We have put in place appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information that we collect. No system can be completely secure, however, and we do not guarantee that unauthorised disclosures and access will not happen.

COMMUNICATIONS

We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information.

RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We will retain your personal information while you have an account with us, and thereafter for as long as we need it, for purposes not prohibited by law. Thereafter, we will either delete your personal information or de-identify it so that it is anonymous and not attributed to you. Your rights to request that we delete your personal information are set forth in the ‘Accessing, Correcting, and Deleting Your Personal Information’ section above.

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of The Hindu Times.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on The Hindu Times, 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 Hindu Times has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Pary Privacy Policies

The Hindu Times’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

The Hindu Times does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

PERSONAL DATA EXPORT & DELETE

Registered users can manage, export or delete their personal data from their profile.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy may be changed by the Company. The revised Privacy Policy will be posted on this page for your understanding and use of how we collect and use information.

Consent

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

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, you may email us at:- [email protected]

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