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PRIVACY POLICY

I. Objective and Scope
NewsDigit.com values the trust placed in us by our users and therefore, we follow the highest standards of privacy guidelines to protect the information shared by you with us.
This Privacy Policy governs the use of Personal Information shared (as defined below) with or collected by NewsDigit.com  from the users or subscribers.
This privacy policy describes the usage of information provided or collected on the sites and applications where this privacy policy is posted. We follow this privacy policy in accordance with applicable law in the places where we operate. In some cases, we may provide additional data privacy notices specific to certain services or regions. Those terms are to be read in combination with this policy.
Please keep in mind that when you provide information to us on a third-party site or platform (for example, via our applications like social media login the information we collect is through those third-party sites linked with our applications is covered by this privacy policy, and the information the third-party site or platform collects is subject to the third-party site or platform’s privacy practices. Privacy choices you have made on the third-party site or platform will not apply to our use of the information we have collected directly through our applications. Please also keep in observance that our sites and applications may contain links to other sites not owned or controlled by us and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our sites or applications and to read the privacy policies of other sites that may collect your personal information.
All capitalized terms that have not been specifically defined herein shall have the same meaning as provided under the Terms of Use.
This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction and together with the Terms of Use applicable to the NewsDigit.com you are using.

II. User Consent
By using NewsDigit.com (for example, when you register for an account, purchase a service, enter a contest or promotions, communicate with us, on our sites or applications), you agree to provide consent to our collection, use and sharing of your personal information as described in this policy. In some cases, particularly if you reside in a country governed by a data protection regulation, we may ask you to provide explicit consent to access our services before proceeding for further operations.

III. Collection and Use of Personal Information
‘Personal Information’ or ‘PII’ is defined as any information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) to a particular individual or natural person, such as the individual’s name, postal address, email address, and mobile number indicating to that particular person or is identifiable. When anonymous information is directly or indirectly associated with personal information, the resulting information also is treated as personal information.

IV. Information you provide to us
We may ask for and collect the following personal information about you when you use the NewsDigit.com and without this information we may not be able to provide you with all the requested services;
• First and Last Name
• Email id
• Primary Phone No.
• City & State

V. Information we collect automatically
We collect information about you and your use of our service, your interactions with us and our advertising, as well as information regarding your computer or other device used to access our service. The information includes:
• Your interactions with our email, customer care and messaging platform.
• Geo-location information like IP addresses,
• Cookies;
You can read more about how we use cookies in our Cookie Policy.

VI. Information we collect through third parties
Third party services
If you link, connect or login through NewsDigit.com account with a third party service i.e. Google, Facebook and Twitter they may send us information such as your registration and profile information from the service.

VII. Purposes and Lawfulness of processing
We will only collect and process personal data about you where we have lawful basis. Lawful basis on which we would process our personal information includes obtaining explicit consent from you for processing your personal information or processing for “legitimate interests” where processing is necessary by us to provide you with customer support or process your data for providing premium services (For e.g. processing your information by our payment gateway service providers).
We use information to provide, analyse, administer, enhance and personalize our service and marketing efforts, to process your registration, your orders, payments, and to communicate with you related to below mentioned points. For example, we use information to:
• prevent, detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities, including fraud, and enforcing our terms (such as determining free trial eligibility);
• communicate with you concerning our service (for example by email, push notifications text messaging, and online messaging channels), so that we can send you news about NewsDigit.com, details about new features and content available on the NewsDigit.com and special offers, promotional announcements, and consumer surveys, and to assist you with operational requests such as password reset requests.
• notify you about changes in terms of service.
• allow you to participate in interactive features offered through our Services.
• carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing, chargeback and collection.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-party services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please provide explicit consent for the same when we collect your data and/or adjust your user preferences in your account profile concerning your choices/preferences provided.

VIII. Disclosure to third parties
General Disclosure
At times the NewsDigit.com may make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with the NewsDigit.com to provide service, or that help the NewsDigit.com market to customers. For example, when you purchase and activate subscription, you authorize the NewsDigit.com to exchange the information you provide during the activation process to carry out a service. If you are approved for service, your account will be governed by the NewsDigit.com’s privacy policy. Personal information will only be shared by the NewsDigit.com to provide or improve our service and marketing aspects; it will not be shared with third parties for their marketing purposes.
We do not share your personal information with Companies, organizations, or individuals outside of NewsDigit.com except in the following cases:
Promotional Offers
We’ll share or disclose your personal information outside of NewsDigit.com when we have your consent. For example, providing E-mail related services such as marketing newsletters, promotions and offers.
Business Transfers
We provide personal information to our affiliates and other trusted businesses or persons to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. For example, we use service providers to help us with customer support.
Legal
In the event of any requirement by court order, government or quasi-government agency to disclose Your Personal Information, We will disclose information as may be legally required. We may also disclose Your Personal Information if we, in the good faith believe that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process.
In the event NewsDigit.com is merged with or acquired by another company, we and our affiliates may share your personal information, wholly or in part, with another business entity.

IX. Your Controls and Choices
We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use and sharing of your personal information. In accordance with applicable law, your controls and choices may include:
Managing Your Information
You can access and update some of your personal information through your account settings. If you have chosen to connect your NewsDigit.com account to a third-party application, like Facebook, Google or Twitter, you can change your settings and remove permission for the app by changing your account settings. You are responsible for keeping your personal information up-to-date. The NewsDigit.com will send you periodic reminders via e-mail to maintain the accuracy of your personal information.
Rectification of Inaccurate or Incomplete Information
You can ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal information concerning you (this is the information which you cannot update yourself within your NewsDigit.com account) by sending us an e-mail
Data Retention and Erasure
We retain your personal information as long as necessary for the performance of the contract between you and us to comply with our legal obligations. If you no longer want us to use your information then you can request that we erase your personal information and close your NewsDigit.com account. Please note that if your request for the erasure of your personal information;
• We may retain some of your personal information as necessary for our legitimate business interests, such as fraud detection and prevention and enhancing safety. For example, if we suspend a NewsDigit.com account for fraud or safety reasons, we may retain certain information from that account to prevent that user from opening a new account in the future.
• We may retain and use your personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations. For example, we may keep some of your information for tax, legal reporting and auditing obligations.
• Because we maintain copies of the <Entity Name>to protect from accidental or malicious loss and destruction, residual copies of your personal information may not be removed from our backup systems for a limited period of time.
Withdrawing Consent and Restriction of Processing
For withdrawing your consent at any time during the tenure of your services with us, you may choose to do so by sending us an e-mail. We shall review your request and may ask you to verify your identity. Post verification we will withdraw the consent for which request was made by you and stop any further processing of your personal information
Objection to Processing
Where your personal information is processed for direct marketing purposes, you may, at any time ask us to cease processing your data for these direct marketing purposes by sending an e-mail to us.
Complaints
You can write to our data protection officer in case of any grievance or compliant. You have the right to complaint about the data processing activities carried out by NewsDigit.com before the competent data protection authorities.
Please be aware that if you do not allow us to collect personal information from you, we may not be able to deliver certain experiences, products, and services to you, and some of our services may not be able to take account of your interests and preferences. If collection of personal information is mandatory, we will make that clear at the point of collection so that you can make an informed decision whether to participate. If you have questions about the specific personal information about you that we process or retain, and your rights regarding that personal information, please contact our customer support team.

X. Children’s Privacy
NewsDigit.com is not intentionally designed for or directed at persons less than 13 years of age. NewsDigit.com does not knowingly permit any person who is under 13 years of age to register with the services or to provide any other personally identifying information. If NewsDigit.com becomes aware that any personally identifiable information of persons less than 16 years of age has been collected on the NewsDigit.com without verified parental consent, then NewsDigit.com will take the appropriate steps to delete any such information and notify the parent.
However, we consider it the responsibility of parents to monitor their children’s use of our services. Nevertheless, it is our policy not to collect and process any personal information from children below 16 years of age or offer to send any promotional materials to persons in that category. NewsDigit.com does not seek or intend to seek or receive any personal information from children. Should a parent or guardian have reasons to believe that a minor has provided NewsDigit.com with personal information without their prior consent, please contact our customer support team to ensure that the personal information is removed from the NewsDigit.com.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of a third-party vendor on our site. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to www.dashstep.com and other sites on the internet. However, 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

Our Advertising Partners

Some of advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

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

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 NewsDigit, 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 NewsDigit has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

NewsDigit’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 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.

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 collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

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.