TheArticle.in is News, Information and Opinion based Digital media content publishing website. While providing the news, photos, videos etc form of data to our readers, TheArticle.in is also committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors. This policy describes how we will treat your personal information.
We at TheArticle.in shall collect your name and email address for the purpose of sending you information and opportunities to participate in our initiatives and to learn more about TheArticle.in. When you send an email to us at TheArticle.in, or give us information over the phone, we will retain it in order to respond to your inquiry.
We at TheArticle.in take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorised access or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. TheArticle.in will not sell or trade your personal information with any other organisation without your prior written consent. During financial transactions that take place on our website, you will be diverted to our payment gateway where you will be required to enter your banking and personal details. TheArticle.in will not store any copy of the user’s banking details.
Personal Information Access
Access to personal information is restricted to TheArticle.in employees who need to know that information in order to run and improve our initiatives and will not be made public. However, if and when we run a campaign, where we share user information with any of our partner organizations, we will put a link next to the button that explains the process and the purpose of the information being shared.
We use Google Analytics and other similar tracking tools to track users and trends for the purpose of monitoring our website traffic. Google tracks referral sources if available, length of visit and page views. We also have email analytics based on number of emails opened and track the links in the email.
We may share some of your personal information with the following affiliated groups:
- Third Party Administrators, such as organizations we engage to facilitate large distribution of messages. The content of these emails will be from TheArticle.in and these third parties do not have direct access to your personally identifiable information. In addition, with your explicit permission, we pass along certain of your information to the following groups (as is standard practice)
- With Ministers, legislators, news publications, and the general public when you sign petitions or take surveys.
Under circumstances where we determine that members may be misusing our systems for malicious purposes (for example, using the numbers we provide to make harassing phone calls), such activities may be reported to law enforcement agencies. In such cases, TheArticle.in may release personally identifiable information, including name and address, to those agencies.
Petitions and Surveys
For petitions and surveys you have signed or taken, we treat your name, city, state, and comments as public information “for example, we may provide compilations of petitions, with your comments, to legislators, other targets, or to the press. We will not make your street address publicly available, but we may transmit it to members of Parliament and to the or other leaders as part of a petition. This is a standard industry practice in such situations. In no such case will we disclose your email address or phone number without your permission. We may also make your comments, along with your first name, city, and state available to the press and public online.
Sending Emails Via TheArticle.in
In certain cases, we enable you to send individual e-mails to members of parliament and other targets as well as Letters-to-the-Editor to various news publications, through our website. These messages are sent in your name, with your e-mail address as the return address and your full name and contact information is provided as part of the submission. These messages will only be sent out under your name as you approve them on an individual basis using our email tool. You are solely responsible for the specific message(s) you send using our email tool.
From time to time, TheArticle.in staff members, volunteers, and vendors may contact you by telephone about urgent initiatives.
TheArticle.in does not solicit personally identifying information from children. Visitors who are under 18 years of age should ask their parents or legal guardian for assistance when using the Site and should not submit any personally identifying information to the Site.
Some parts of the Site are password-protected. If you check “Remember Me” upon log-in, we will use a cookie (cookies reside on your computer and are under the control of your browser) to enable you to return to password-protected areas of the website without having to re-enter your password. If you wish to disable these cookies, the help portion of the tool bar on most browsers will tell you how do that. If you set your browser to disable cookies, however, you may not be able to access certain parts of this Site.
We may place online advertising with third-party vendors, including Google Adsense, which will be shown on other sites on the internet. In some cases, those third-party vendors may decide which ads to show you based on your prior visits to the Site. At no time will you be personally identified to those third-party vendors, nor will any of the information you share with us be shared with those third-party vendors.
Non Personally Identifiable Information
We may share aggregate information about who are where our members are with third parties including, but not limited to, legislators, partners, organizations and political initiatives. This information will be disclosed in aggregate form only and will not, under any circumstances, contain personally identifiable information.
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