Privacy Policy

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Our website address is https://bokonews.com.

BOKONEWS.COM PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Bokonews.com website, (the “Site”), accessible through our “Android App” or through your computer’s browser. This Privacy Policy describes the types of information collected, how it may and may not be used, and how it is protected. By visiting Bokonews.com’s website (“Website”), or using any of our services on the website (“Website Services”), you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy and our use of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

TERMS USED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at Terms and Conditions

Non-personally identifiable information

We may collect and use non-personally identifiable information and data from you when you are visiting the Site through the standard operation of our Internet servers. Non-personally identifiable information collected from you may include user Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, domain names, and anonymous statistical data regarding your use of the Site. For example, we can tell which Internet Service Provider our visitors use, but not the names, addresses or other information about our visitors that would allow us to identify particular visitors to the Site.

Personally identifiable information

Registration, comments, etc.

When registering as a user on our website you create a personal user account in order to be able to post comments on the website. During registration, you are asked to provide your personal data to us, including your screen name (a nickname is acceptable) and e-mail. You will be asked to express your consent when filling out the registration form on our website.

If you post comments on our website, we collect and store your comments, even though we are not legally bound to do so. If you delete your account, we keep your comments for information purposes.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Our website uses social media plugins. You can use your social media accounts to post comments and interact with our website’s content. Depending on your privacy settings on your specific social media website, you can save comments made to our site’s news item/contents through your social media account. List of data our website can access is limited to your first name, last name, profile picture, date of birth, gender, e-mail, and the list of your subscriptions. We use this data solely for identification and to provide a user-friendly experience.

Social Media Platforms may collect data for their own purposes in a way that we are unable to control. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies, and we are not responsible for the way these websites use information obtained when you click on their links. Accordingly, we recommend that you review the latest version of the Privacy Policy on each of the social media platforms you use.

Third-party APIs/Connections

Our plugins send requests to third-party APIs via website visitor’s web browser to fetch information (like social shares, social comment count). This request made by web browsers may include IP addresses, which can then be seen by the third-party that it’s being requested from. This API request doesn’t include any personal data of the website user other than the IP address.

Data Storage

The data storage period expires once the purposes for which the data was collected are achieved. If your user account is not activated within 13 months, the personal data collected from you is deleted. You can delete this personal data yourself by clicking Delete Account in your account settings on our website. We never transfer this data to third parties.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that a website can use to recognize repeat users, facilitate the user’s ongoing access to and use of a website, allow the site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising. Cookies work by assigning a unique number to the user that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If you do not want information collected from you through our use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the cookie feature; however, you should note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features available on the Site.

Further information about cookies is available freely from www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org.

Contact forms and User submitted Posts

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a month. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. For all Contents embedded from social media websites, please refer to their respective Privacy Policies for more information.

Analytics

We use third-party service providers like Google Analytics, to evaluate and analyze the activities of visitors to our Site, how they frequent our website. We use analytics to help us improve our Site and our website application, performance, and user experiences. These third-party service providers will use cookies and other tracking technologies to conduct analytics.

Advertising

We use third parties such as network advertisers to serve advertisements on our Website and Applications. Network advertisers are third parties that display advertisements based on your visits to our Website and other websites you have visited. Third-party adverts enable us and these third parties to target advertisements to you for products and services in which you might be interested. Earnings from advertisements are what we rely on to fund our operations, pay ourselves, staff, utility bills, web hosting fees and other associated costs of online publishing.

Third-party ad network providers, advertisers, sponsors and/or traffic measurement services may use cookies, JavaScript, web beacons (including clear GIFs), other technologies to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content to you. These third party cookies and other technologies are governed by each third party’s specific privacy policy. Your interactions with these third-party websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, but rather the privacy policies posted on those linked websites.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username).

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on our website or have left comments, and you want to discontinue interacting with our website, you can send us ” an account deletion request “, and we will ensure the deletion of your accounts from our website within a period of one month. Deleting your account will erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Protection measures

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of the personally identifiable information we collect, we have implemented physical and administrative procedures. These measures are based on commercially reasonable standards that similar news websites use in safeguarding data breach or the hacking of our website

Disclaimer!!!!!!! NO DATA TRANSMITTED OVER THE INTERNET, HOWEVER, CAN BE GUARANTEED TO BE 100% SECURE AT ALL TIMES. Although we have implemented security measures to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of such information.

Changes to the privacy policy

Bokonews.com reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. We will post a notice on this Website if and when this policy changes to alert visitors that a new policy is in place.

Contact Us

All inquiries should be forwarded to contact@bokonews.com

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