Privacy Policy (English)

We values the privacy of our readers. We recognize your right to privacy and work hard to protect your private information at all turns. 

When is your data collected?

We collect information from our users in several ways including subscribing to our newsletter, RSS feeds and other opt-in forms, sharing your information when emailing our writers, editors and other site-related email addresses, sharing personal information via the site’s comment forms, and sharing information via Twitter, Facebook and other social media accounts and by following the website on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.

How will the website use my data?

Information collected by the website will be used in a manner determined by the reason for collecting it.

Analytics

Google Analytics, Parsely, Alexa, Quantcast and others

Information provided to website from these platforms are collected outside of our regular scope of business and not collected at the direct request of website. Typical information collected via analytics include operating system being used, internet browser used by our visitors and the screen resolution for which our website is being viewed among other user specific data.

User contact info

Email addresses, social media accounts, cookies

Newsletter provided emails can be used to send daily the website newsletters to our readers upon our discretion. For example a “hot stories” email may be sent to collected user emails. In this case, our newsletter subscribers will be emailed periodically after they opted-in to the newsletter. Users will be offered an unsubscribe option with each website newsletter sent.

The email address you enter into our contact form when contacting an editor, writer, member of our advertising team and other agents on the website will be used specifically for correspondence purposes only. The same correspondence rule applies when you contact any of our staff outside of our general contact forms.

If you choose to comment through our system using Facebook Connect, Twitter or other social media networks, we do not collect your email information; however, we do gain access to your username which can be used for correspondence when appropriate.

Information collected during surveys, giveaways and other on-site forms of engagement will only be used to contact contest winners, poll participants and other users as need permits.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Site's legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.
We may process your Personal Data because:

We need to perform a contract with you
You have given us permission to do so
The processing is in our legitimate interests and it's not overridden by your rights
To comply with the law

Retention of Data 
We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside France and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to France and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.