Thursday, July 29, 2021

Privacy Policy

This Website (“the Website”), ARR.News – https://arr.news/ –  is operated by Australian Rural and Regional News Pty Ltd., a company based in NSW, Australia.
 
This privacy policy describes the Personal Information we collect about you, why we collect it, how we use it, and the circumstances under which we will reveal information with third parties or government authorities. It also describes the choices you can make about how we collect and use certain of that information.
 
By accessing this page on our Website, you acknowledge this privacy policy and agree to be bound by the terms hereof and the terms of use outlined on the Website.
  
1: Categories of Personal Information Collected
We may ask you for certain kinds of personal information (“Personal Information”) to provide our products and services. This information may include: name, job position, address, organisation or company, phone number, email address, as well as a username and password either assigned to you or chosen by you, and credit card details or other billing information used for the purposes of a purchase by you. In providing this information to us, you authorise us to store these details for the purposes outlined below.
 
2: Purposes of Personal Information Collected and Stored
We collect Personal Information about you through our Website and our email communications to deliver, develop and improve our products and services to users. Personal Information will not be used for any purpose other than as outlined in this privacy policy.
 
3: We Do Not Sell or Share Data
We do not share Personal Information collected or any other user data with other companies or organisations. The only exception is where we may be required to do so by law, as required to cooperate with law enforcement agencies or other legal proceedings, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of users of this Website.
 
We may use the commercial services of other companies in the course of which Personal Information may be utilised. This may include companies that manage databases of user information, assist us in distributing emails, assist us with direct marketing and data collection, provide data storage and analysis, provide fraud prevention, provide customer service, provide other services relating to the development and operation of our Website. We do not work with companies that require ownership or the right to retain or use Personal Information for purposes other than for the provision of services to us.
 
4: Use of Personal Information in the Event of Sale or Business Change
In addition, in the event of a change in ownership to our company, such as a merger or acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, or as part of a due diligence process for such events, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. Your Personal Information may be subsequently retained by us.
 
5: Description of Process to Review and Request Changes to Personal Information
Personal Information retained by us as described above may be reviewed or changed by contacting our customer service email at newsdesk@arr.news. Please allow at least 30 days for review of and response to such requests. We will respond to such requests in compliance with the law.
 
6: Changes to our Privacy Policy
Any changes to this policy will be posted on our Website and accessible freely to all Website users. Any changes to the policy may be communicated to users from time to time by email. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of any amendment, modification or change or notification of changes provided shall constitute acceptance of those terms thereof.
 
7: Privacy Queries
If you have any questions or complaints about your privacy or security on our Website, please write to us at newsdesk@arr.news.
 
8: Remarketing and Do No Track Signals
We do not currently track users over time and across third party Websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore do not respond to Do Not Track signals. We do not authorise the collection of personally identifiable information on this Website by third parties.
 
9: Cookies and Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Through your use of this Website, we may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information from you. Such information is not associated with individuals. It is measured anonymously and only in the aggregate.
 
Our Website may use cookies. Cookies enable our Website to optimise future visits. Cookies also gather Website statistical data, such as which pages are visited, the internet provider’s domain name and the addresses of the sites you visited immediately before coming to and immediately after leaving our Website. Cookies contain no Personal Information. You may disable cookies on your browser. We may also use other analytical tools, such as pixel tags, to evaluate site performance through the use of aggregated data, which contain no Personal Information. We work with service providers that help us track, collect, and analyse this information.
 
Cookies, pixel tags and/or other analytical tools that we may use on the Website may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the features you use, the links you click, and other actions you take in connection with the Website. This information may include your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, your browser type, your operating system, date and time information, and other technical information about your computer. We may also track certain information about the identity of the Website you visited immediately before coming to the Website. We do not otherwise track any information about your use of other Websites.
 
Cookies, pixel tags, and/or other analytical tools in our emails may be used to track your interactions with those messages, such as when you receive, open, or click a link in an email message from us. We may also work with businesses that use tracking technologies to deliver advertisements on our behalf across the internet. These companies may collect information about your visits to our Website but no Personal Information is shared with them.
 
10: Analytic Tools
We may use analytical tools like Google Analytics to gather statistics on our Website. We will use the information gathered to improve the quality of our services. Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of important data about how our visitors use our Website. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis.
 
11: Data Security
We aim to keep all Personal Information private and safe and take a wide range of measures, physical, electronic and administrative, to maintain the security of Personal Information collected. This includes limiting the number of people who have physical access to database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorised access. We will use every reasonable means to ensure the security of information remains secure, but we cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted illegally by third parties. The data collected is managed and controlled in Australia.
 
12: Email Communications and Surveys
In the course of email communications with you, your information may be retained for the purposes of future communications. In agreeing to communicate with us, you are consenting that we may communicate with you in the future. You will always be given the option to refuse future communications from us or “opt out”. In any case, your Personal Information will never be shared with or sold to third parties.
 
13: Assignment
We may freely assign this privacy policy or any of our rights and/or obligations hereunder.
 
14: Effective Date
This privacy policy is effective as of 19 January 2021 and replaces an earlier privacy policy as of this data.

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