Privacy Policy

 PRIVACY NOTICE 

Effective Date: 1/11/2022

 Welcome to thepatriotbrief.com (“Website”) This Notice provides you with a summary of our   policies and practices with respect to consumer data through its Website. You are authorized to visit and use our Website only on the condition that you agree to the collection, use, and transfer of the personal information provided by you in the manner described in this Privacy Notice. Please read this Notice carefully, as it affects your rights and our liabilities under the law. If you do not agree with the way we collect and process personal information, please do not use our Website or sign up for our email briefs.

What Information Do We Collect?

We collect the following types of information about you when you visit and use our Website; examples include personal information, behavioral information, and demographic information. We may combine and aggregate these types of information.

Personal Information is information that can be used to identify you or any other individual to whom the information may relate. This is information which you are prompted to provide to us. Such information may include your name, address, mobile numbers, telephone number(s), email address, employment type, other unique information which you provide to us during the registration process, or through the course of communicating with us.

Demographic Information is information that may not be unique to you because it refers to selected population characteristics and may include mobile phone carrier, age, gender, salary range, education, zip code, marital status, occupation, military service, industry of employment, personal and online interests. If you can be identified through this information, it is Personal Information.

Behavioral Information is information which is automatically collected when you use our Website. This information includes the areas of our Website that you visit, what services you access, and information about your computer hardware and software, including your IP address, browser preference, geographic location, operating system type, domain names, times that you access the internet, and other websites you have visited. When we can identify you through this information, it is Personal Information.

Information From Third Parties is information about you that we acquire from a third party which may include personal, demographic, and behavioral information. This collection may be through cookies, persistent identifiers, email opt-in records, and search engine keywords. We have no access or control or liability for these party’s collection practices.

Information From Tech on Our Website is information we automatically collect from you when you visit our Website. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, internet service provider (ISP), browser type, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.

Child’s Information is Not Collected as we will never knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 16. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected Personal Information about a child under the age of 16, that information will be immediately deleted from its database. Because we do not collect such information, we have no such information to use or to disclose to third parties.

No Sensitive Health Information is Collected as we do not request or collect information about past, present, or potential future medical conditions or treatments.

What Information Does our Technology Collect?

Our Cookies and Technology. We, our third party vendors, and supporting advertisers use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, and java scripts which collect information about your visit and use of our Website. These technologies collect internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), operating system, referring/exit pages, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. This information is used to analyze trends, administer our Website, track users’ movements through our Website, and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on these technologies on an individual or aggregated basis. You may read more about cookies at http://cookiecentral.com. In order to use all of the features and functionality of our Website, you need to accept cookies.

We also use web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs, clear gifs, or action tags) on our Website to collect information about your visit to our Website, measure and improve the effectiveness of advertisements, and track delivery of advertising. We may also use web beacons in email messages sent to you. This allows us to determine if you opened or acted upon the email message. You cannot opt-out or refuse this type of collection, but it can be rendered ineffective by either opting-out of cookies or changing the cookie setup in your browser.

Third Party Cookies and Technology. We use AdWords Remarketing through Google which is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Google, Inc. that connects the activity on our Website with the AdWords advertising network and the DoubleClick cookie. That Cookie collects information regarding certain patterns in your browsing history. To opt-out of this tracking, please see https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en. We also participate in all of Google Analytics Advertising. This includes (i) Remarketing with Google Analytics; (ii) Google Display Network Impression Reporting; (iii) DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration; and (iv) Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Google uses cookies to track activity performed by Google Analytics and its AdWords or DoubleClick cookie. To opt-out please see https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/. We also use Google Analytics which is an analysis service also provided by Google Inc. Google utilizes the data collected through its cookies to track and examine the use of this site, to prepare reports on its activities, and to share them with other Google services. You may opt-out of the Google Analytics service using Google’s Browser Add-available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

How Do We Use the Collected Information?

Providing Services and Products. We use the information we collect on our Website to provide you with the services and or products you have requested. This may include newsletters, news alerts, or third party services and products. We may share your information with a third party to provide such services or products. Once passed on, we do not control the privacy practices of third parties. If you have any questions or wish to remove your information from the third party databases, you will need to contact that party directly.

Improving Our Website. We use the collected information to respond to any inquires you make to us, operate, and improve the functionality of our Website, and deliver marketing, products, and services advertised on our Website.

Marketing Our Services and Third Party Offers. We use the collected information to market our and third party offers to you. We may share your information for third parties to market products and services to you which may be of interest to you.

Who Do We Share or Disclosure Your Information with?

We share or disclose your Personal Information with the following third parties:

Product and Service Delivery Parties. We share your information with third parties who help us in the delivery of the products and services you have requested.

Parties Who Provide Website Operations. We share your information with companies and individuals we employ to perform technical functions on our behalf. Examples include third parties who host our Website, analyze our data, provide marketing assistance, process credit card payments, and provide customer service.

Third Parties Who Provide Products and Services. We share or sell your information with third parties who will provide you with their opportunities, products, or services. This includes your personal and non-personal information, and includes your interests and preferences, so they may determine whether you might be interested in their products or services.

Potential Supporting Advertisers and Networks. We share aggregated anonymous information about you, combined with other persons using our Website with third parties, so that they can understand the kinds of visitors that come to our Website, and how those visitors use our Website.

Legal Requests. We disclose your information if legally required to do so, or at our discretion, pursuant to a request from a governmental entity, or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (i) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (ii) protect our rights or property, or our affiliated companies; (iii) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (iv) protect the personal safety of users or the public.

Acquisition or Merger. We may disclose and transfer your information to a third party who acquires any or all of our business, by merger, purchase, or consolidation of all or a substantial portion of our assets.

How Do Third Parties Collect and Use Personal Information?

Third parties collect and use information about you on or through our Website, in the following way:

Advertisers. Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies place ads on our Website, may use their own cookies, web beacons, and other technology, to collect information about you. They may request that you provide information about yourself for purchase of products and services. We do not control the use of such technology and have no responsibility for collection or use of information they collect about or from you.

Links. Our Website and email messages contain links to third party websites and webpages. We do not control and are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites. Links are provided for your convenience only. We do not operate or control any information, software, services, or products, available on these third party websites. The inclusion of a link on our Website does not imply any endorsement of the services, products, or website, or its sponsoring organization.

Is the Information Collected Secure?

When you submit information on our Website, we protect that information both online and offline. We have industry acceptable security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control which includes a secure physical environment. The servers have industry standard firewalls and access to such servers is password protected. Secure Socket Layer software (“SSL”) is in place to protect data and to secure any transactions. Although we take commercially reasonable technological precautions to protect your data, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure; therefore, we do not warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data at or through our Website is at your own risk.

Can We Change this Privacy Notice?

We reserve the right to make material changes to the substance of this Privacy Notice. We will post those changes through a prominent notice on the website, so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. All changes implemented after posting the change so any collection before the change is not affected.

California Resident Rights Notice.

This section is for California Residents only.

Shine the Light. One time a year, California residents can ask us to disclose what information we received or shared about them and from what category of third parties this was done for marketing purposes. California residents also have the right to know we do not respond to do not track signals or cookies. Please submit your request by sending us an email at news@thepatriotbrief.com.

California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides California residents with specific rights regarding their personal information. Our Privacy Notice and practices already describe that we collect the following categories of personal information – Identifiers, Inferences, Commercial Information, and Electronic Network Information. We share these categories of personal information with the third parties described above for the purposes described. California residents have the following rights:

Right to Know. You have the right to: (i) the categories of personal information we have collected about you; (ii) the categories of sources from which personal information is collected; (iii) the business or commercial purpose for the information collection; (iv) the categories of third parties with whom we have shared personal information; and (v) the specifics of personal information we hold about an individual.

Right to Deletion. California residents have a right to request the deletion of their Personal Information collected or maintained it in the past 12 months – there are certain exemptions to this such as legal compliance or to complete a transaction and document that transaction or security incidents; protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity (or prosecute those responsible); debug to identify and repair functionality errors; exercise or ensure the right of another to exercise free speech or other legal right or comply with a legal obligation.

Right to Opt-Out. You have the right to opt-out of any sale of your Personal Information unless you are requesting a product or service, this is an exemption from this right, and we will process your request. But you have the right to cease all further sale of your Personal Information.

Right to Non-Discrimination. You have a right and we will not undertake any discriminatory treatment against you if you exercise of the privacy rights conferred by the CCPA.

How To Make a Rights Request – Contact Us. For more information or with any questions you can either contact us through our California Consumer Portal or by email at news@thepatriotbrief.com.

Response Time and Response Format. We make every effort to respond to respond within the 45 days allows by the law. If there is a delay, we will let you know. The response we provide will explain the reasons why we cannot comply with a request, if applicable. We will provide our response in a manner that is readily usable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance to you.

Agents Request.  You have the right to have another person or company make your requests pertaining to these rights.  We will require a written agency be presented by the agent and we will confirm their agency with you before disclosing any of your information.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Notice, please email us at news@thepatriotbrief.com.