Effective Date: 01.05.2023
This Policy elaborates on the nature of information we collect from visitors on our Website (“You”, “Your”) and the manner in which we handle this information. It also outlines the steps we undertake to secure the information and the means through which you can reach out to us regarding our privacy protocols.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, Data Protection Act 2018, and any implementing legislation (the “GDPR”), we are the data controller for any personal data we process.
- Information We Collect
1.1. Non-personal Information:
1.2. Personal Information:
1.2 (a) Your personal data may be collected from:
i) your direct inputs (on the website or online forms); and/or
ii) third parties or service providers aiding us in service delivery, or from social network accounts you use to log into our online services.
1.2 (c) We may collect various categories of personal data from our existing or prospective individual visitors such as:
a) Contact details;
b) Your IP address and unique mobile device identifiers;
c) Device-related information;
d) General location data;
e) Precise geolocation data;
f) Information collected through cookies and similar technologies;
g) Data from third-party tools linked with our Service;
h) Data for advertising and analytics to enhance our Service;
i) Your feedback and messages to our services;
j) Website usage information;
k) Online marketing preferences; and/or
l) Any other data you choose to share with us.
1.3. Additional Information:
1.3 (a) Occasionally, we may collect information about legal entities visiting our Website, through their representatives.
1.3 (b) Information such as the website, name, contact details, country of incorporation, and ICO link of the legal entity might be collected (if applicable).
1.4. We might utilize our web browser extension to collect information as described in this Policy. Our web browser extension can access specific information only with your explicit permission and does not track your browsing history.
- Information Collection
Personal identification information like your email and name is collected only when you voluntarily provide it. You have the choice to refrain from providing such information. Non-personal identification information may be collected as you interact with our Website.
- Utilization of Collected Information
3.1. Non-personal information is used for purposes such as:
(a) minimizing redundant advertisements or repeated Website logins;
(b) analyzing Website traffic and popularity of Website sections;
(c) enhancing our web content and personalizing page content and layout;
(d) delivering requested information from the Website like articles, news, reviews, etc.
3.2. Your personal information may be used in various areas like email newsletters, and others. By submitting your email on our Website, you agree to receive periodic newsletter emails from us. You may opt-out of receiving electronic emails by contacting REX Wire or by clicking the unsubscribe button in any email from REX Wire.
3.3. Your information may be shared with:
a) technical support providers assisting with our website and infrastructure,
b) third-party software providers hosting personal data on our behalf;
c) professional advisers like lawyers, accountants, tax advisors, auditors, and insurance brokers;
d) providers aiding in review generation and collation regarding our products and services;
e) service providers assisting in service delivery.
4.1. Cookies are small data files possibly containing an anonymous unique identifier, transferred to your browser from the Website and stored on your computer's hard drive.
4.2. Like many websites, we utilize cookies to gather data about your visit, enabling smooth navigation, visit count, and understanding popular areas and features on our Website. This aids in obtaining feedback for constant Website improvement and better customer service. Cookies do not enable us to collect any personal information, and we generally do not store any personal information you provided in your cookies.
4.3. You have control over cookies and can delete or prevent them. However, some Website services and functionalities may not operate if cookies are disabled.
- Privacy Complaints
- Protecting Personal Information
6.1. We employ administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, destruction, or use.
6.2. Various security measures have been instituted to prevent accidental loss, unauthorized access, alteration, or disclosure of your data. Access to your data is restricted to those with a business necessity, under our instructions, and subject to confidentiality. Procedures are in place to address any suspected data breaches, and you along with the appropriate regulator will be notified as required by law.
- Data Retention Duration
Your personal data is retained only for the necessary duration for the purposes it was collected concerning your requests or use of our Website.
- Third-party Links
At our discretion, we may feature or offer third-party products or services on the Website. These third parties have independent privacy policies, and we bear no responsibility or liability for their content and activities. However, we strive to maintain the integrity of our Website and appreciate any feedback regarding these services.
We may collaborate with web analytics companies to understand the number of visitors to our Website and identify the areas of greatest interest. For further information, you may refer to the privacy policies of the web analytics companies we engage, such as Google Inc.
We do not solicit or collect Personal Information from individuals under the age of 16 or the legal age in your country. If you are below 16 or the legal age in your country, do not provide Personal Information on this site.
- Your Rights
12.1. You have the right to inquire about how we handle your personal data, obtain copies of your personal data held by us, and request amendments, corrections, or deletion from our systems. You can also limit, restrict, or object to the processing of your data. We do not engage in decision-making based solely on automated processing or profiling.
If you granted consent for data usage, you can withdraw it at any time. Note that withdrawing consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
You can object to our use of your personal data where we stated we rely on our legitimate business interests.
12.2. To request discontinuation of your information use and processing, or to withdraw your personal data, write to us at email@example.com. We will respond within 30 (thirty) days.
- Law and Harm
13.1. Notwithstanding anything contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your information when reasonably necessary to comply with legal, regulatory, legal process, or governmental requests; to ensure the safety of any person; to address fraud, security, or technical issues; or to protect our or our visitors’ rights or property.
13.2. REX Wire may share your personal information with law enforcement, data protection authorities, government officials, and other authorities when legally obligated or to protect the safety of visitors and REX Wire.
- Contacting Us
- International Data Transfers
We may share your personal data with our affiliates both within and outside the EU. International transfers with REX Wire affiliates outside the EEA are governed by EU Commission-approved Standard Contractual Clauses for Controllers and, where relevant, for Processors.