Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy for the AEC News Today website (“Website”)

AEC News Today is strongly committed to protecting your privacy while interacting with our content, products, and services.

Our goal is to provide you and your family with media experiences that inform, entertain and educate. Sometimes this means that we use information that you provide to us about yourself to customise that experience. We do this to improve your enjoyment of our products and services. In providing our services to you, AEC News Today will be transparent about how and why we collect and use your information. In some cases, if you do not want us to collect or use your information in a particular way, then we will give you the opportunity to say so.

What information we collect

We collect information through the registration process. It may include, but is not limited to, the following fields of information :

(a) name;
(b) email address;
(c) telephone number;
(d) mailing address; and
(e) identification number such as a passport or national identification number.

For business related inquiries, the information should also include the name of your organisation.

We may in addition ask for information for statistical purposes. Your answering such information requests is voluntary. Information requested may include gender, income level and profession.

What we use the information for

We use this information to contact you if you wish to post comments or send in letters by email, or if you wish to make an enquiry on our services. We may use the information to improve our services to you or targeted advertising on the Website.

Security

To protect your privacy our entire Website is protected by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology which creates an encrypted connection between your web browser and our Website which ensures private information is transmitted without the problems of eavesdropping, data tampering, and message forgery. You can confirm that your connection to AEC News Today Website is secure by looking for the green padlock icon in your browser address bar.

Age restrictions and Children’s Privacy Statement

This Website is meant for adults. If you are a child aged thirteen and below, you are advised not to use this Website.

This Website is not directed to children under the age of 13 and we do NOT knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Website. We attempt to screen users who wish to provide personal information in order to prevent users under the age of 13 from providing such information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen as part of the Website, we will delete such information from our records, and also will NOT knowingly distribute such information to third parties.

We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of 13 to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through the Website. If a parent or guardian informs us a particular set of user information is of that of a child under the age of 13, we will do our best to delete it.

Who we share data with

We will not share your information with third parties that enables you to be identified without your prior agreement. We require that third parties who manage our website and who therefore have access to information collected on the site agree not to share the information with any other parties without your permission. Where required by law, we may share information with the government in jurisdictions in which we operate.

Use of cookies

We, or third parties we work with, including Google, may use cookies (small data files sent to your browser) on the Website to generate information on usage of the site like number of page views and number of unique visitors or to track user behaviour or to serve ads on the Website based on your visit to our site and/or other sites on the internet.

We may also use cookies to track user preferences in terms of how the site is displayed to each user. Our cookie policy can be found here.

By using the site you are agreeing to the use of cookies as described. Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie used by Google for interest-based advertising by visiting the ads preference manager.

IP Addresses

The Website logs Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the location of your computer on the internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use this information on an aggregate fashion to track access to our Website.

We automatically log certain usage information about your use of the Website. This information includes a reading history of the pages you view.

Data Retention

We retain your information for as long as necessary to permit us to use it for the purposes that we have communicated to you and comply with applicable law or regulations.

Legal Information

Please note that we reserve the rights to access and disclose personal data to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests to operate our Website properly and to protect both ourselves and our readers.

Changing Your Information

If you have registered and would like to make changes to your information, or if you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, please contact us by writing to admin [AT] aecnewstoday [DOT] com.

Changes to this policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will mean you accept those changes.

 

This page was last updated on December 10, 2016.