Your privacy is really important to us. Our policy is to protect your privacy concerning any details that we may receive from you via our website, https://www.beingeconomist.com/, and other places that we own and run.
1. Information we collect
When you visit our website, our servers will automatically log the regular data generated by your web browser. It could include the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, the form and version of your browser, the sites you access, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on each page, and other information.
We can also gather data on the computer you use to navigate our website. These data can include device model, operating system, specific device identifiers, device configuration, and geo-location data. What we capture can depend on the specific configurations of your computer and program. We recommend that you search the computer manufacturer’s or app provider’s rules to find out what details they have.
We can ask for personal information, such as yours:
- Date of birth
- Phone/mobile number
- Home/Mail address
- Website address
- Payment details
2. Legal bases for processing
We will process your personal information legally, reasonably, and transparently. We only gather and process information about you where we have the legal right to do so.
These legal bases depend on the resources you use and how you use them, which means that we gather and use your information only where:
- It is important for the execution of a contract of which you are a party or to take action on your request before entering into such a contract (for example, as we deliver a service that you request from us);
- it satisfies a valid interest (which is not overridden by your data security rights) such as research and development, the advertisement and promotion of our services, and the protection of our legal interests.
- You owe us your permission to do so for a particular reason (for example, you might want us to send you our newsletter);
- or we need to process your data in order to comply with a legal requirement.
If you agree to our use of information about you for a particular reason, you have the right to change your mind at any time (but this will not affect any processing that has already taken place).
We don’t hold personal details longer than is required. Although we maintain this content, we will protect it within commercially appropriate means of mitigating destruction and stealing, as well as unwanted entry, disclosure, copying, use, or alteration. That said, we advise that no form of electronic transfer or storage is 100% secure and cannot guarantee absolute data protection. If required, we can keep your personal information in order to comply with a legal duty or to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural individual.
3. Collection and use of information
We should gather, store, use and reveal information for the following purposes, and personal information shall not be further treated in a manner incompatible with the following purposes:
- To encourage you to tailor or personalize your experience with our website;
- to credit any material (e.g. posts and comments) you upload that we publish on our website;
- Processing any transactional or continuing payments;
- providing goods and/or services to you;
- allowing you to view and use our website, related apps, and associated social media platforms; engaging and interacting with you;
- For internal record keeping and administrative purposes;
- for analytics, market analysis, and business growth, including the operation and enhancement of our website, related applications, and relevant social media platforms;
- for competitions and/or other advantages to you;
- For publicity and promotions, including to provide you with promotional material about our goods and services and information about third parties that we feel may be of concern to you;
- and to comply with our legal obligations and settle any conflicts that we may have.
4. Disclosure of personal information to third parties
We will reveal your personal details to:
- Third-party service providers to allow them to deliver their services, including (without limitation) IT service providers, data storage, hosting and server providers, advertisement networks, analytics, error loggers, debt collectors, repair or problem-solving providers, marketing or advertising providers, technical consultants, and payment system operators;
- Our staff, vendors, and/or associated entities;
- backers or supporters of any competition that we conduct;
- credit rating companies, judges, courts, and administrative bodies, in the event that you refuse to pay for the products or services we have given to you;
- Courts, courts, regulators, and law enforcement officials, as required by law, in conjunction with any current or prospective legal action or in order to define, exercise, or protect our legal rights;
- third parties, including agents or subcontractors, who assist us in supplying you with information, goods, services, or direct marketing;
- and third parties to gather and process data.
5. International transfers of personal information
The personal information we receive is collected and handled in the United States or where we or our clients, associates, and third-party service providers operate facilities. By presenting us with your confidential information, you agree to the dissemination of such information to third parties overseas.
We would ensure that any movement of personal information from countries within the European Economic Area (EEA) to countries outside the EEA is covered by adequate protections, such as the use of standard data security clauses authorized by the European Commission or the use of binding corporate rules or other legally agreed means.
When we pass sensitive information from a non-EEA country to another country, you agree that third parties in other jurisdictions might not be subject to equivalent data privacy regulations to those in our jurisdiction. There are risks that any other third party participates in any act or procedure that may be counter to the data privacy laws of our jurisdiction, and this may mean that you are not going to do so.
able to seek redress under our jurisdiction’s privacy laws.
6. Your rights and controlling your personal information
Restriction: You can want to limit the processing or use of your personal information. If you have previously decided to use your personal information for targeted marketing purposes, you can change your mind at any time by contacting us using the details below. If you ask us to restrict or limit the manner in which we process your personal details, we will let you know how this limitation affects you.
Access and data portability: You can request details of the personal information we keep about you. You can request a copy of the personal information that we keep about you. If necessary, we will include this information in a CSV or other easily readable system format. You can ask us to delete the personal information we keep about you at any time. You can even ask us to transfer this personal information to another third party.
Fixed (correction): If you assume that any information we keep on you is erroneous, out of date, outdated, obsolete, or deceptive, please contact us using the description below. We would take appropriate measures to correct any material found to be erroneous, inaccurate, misleading, or out of date.
Notification of infringements of data: we shall comply with the laws applicable to us in respect of any violation of data.
Complaint: If you suspect that we have broken the applicable data security laws and want to make a complaint, please contact us using the information below to provide us with full details of the suspected violation. We will immediately investigate your complaint and reply to you in writing, pointing out the results of our inquiry and the steps we will take to remedy your complaint. You will have the right to notify the administrative body or data security authority in connection with your complaint.
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We use “cookies” to gather information about you and your activities on our web. A cookie is a little piece of information that our website stores on your computer and accesses any time you visit us so that we can understand how you use our service. This lets us serve content based on the expectations you have mentioned.
8. Business transfers
If we or our properties were purchased, or in the unfortunate case that we were going out of business or going bankrupt, we will have details between the assets sold to the entity that acquired us. You accept that such transactions can take place and that any party who acquires us can continue to use your personal information in compliance with this policy.
9. Limits of our policy
Our website can connect to external sites not run by us. Please be mindful that we have no influence over the content and procedures of these pages and cannot take blame or liability over their respective privacy practices.
10. Changes to this policy
Being Economist Data Controller
Muhammad Waqas Khalid
This policy is effective as of February 28, 2020.