Privacy Policy

GOSSIPY PRIVACY POLICY

EFFECTIVE DATE

This Notice Was Updated On May 21, 2018.

Gossipy Media,  (“we,” “us,” or the “Company”) wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information that we collect through https://gossiipy.com and any other websites operated by us from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy (the “Websites”), through our social media pages located at:

Gossiipy.com cares about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy very seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices outlined in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy covers the treatment of personal information that is gathered when you are on the https://gossiipy.com and does not apply to the practices of third parties that are not owned, or controlled by individuals at Gossipy. Gossipy collects personal data that is only relevant to the purpose of our website. This information allows us to provide you with an efficient experience, we do not process this information in a way that is incompatible with this objective. 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Personal data is captured when a user submits a contact form, and Gossipy keeps contact form submission for a certain period for customer service purposes and does not use the information submitted through the users for marketing purposes.

Through your browser or device

Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Macintosh), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version and the name and version of the Services you are using. We use this information to ensure that the Services function properly.

Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Services, pages visited, language preferences, and other anonymous traffic data. We and our service providers use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalise your experience. 

 We also gather statistical information about the use of the Services in order to continually improve their design and functionality, understand how they are used and assist us in resolving questions regarding them. Cookies further allow us to select which of our offers are most likely to appeal to you and display them while you are on the Services. 

 We may also use cookies or other technologies in online advertising to track responses to our ads and to serve ads in our partner networks. We do not respond to do-not-track signals. We engage in cross-site trackings, such as retargeting campaigns.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website. You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Services. You also may not receive advertising or other offers from us that are relevant to your interests and needs.

E-mail Communications

 An e-mail newsletter is sent out on a periodic basis, we may send out e-mails with news updates, surveys and promotions using the data collected. Will would never provide your e-mail address to a third party without your explicit permission because we are very concerned about your privacy.

(Collectively, our “Social Media Pages”) as well as through HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, including the Websites and our Social Media Pages, the “Services”). By using the Services, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics and AddThis, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyse data information about the use of the services and reports on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices and AddThis Privacy and Data Practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/, and https://www.oracle.com/legal/privacy/privacy-policy.htm and opt-out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on and AddThis Analytics, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and http://www.addthis.com/privacy/pixel-partners respectively.

Who we share your data with

By default, Gossipy does not share any personal data with anyone.

How Long we retain your data

If users leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Right you have over your data

If a user has an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Users or visitor’s comments and login data may be checked through an automated spam detection service, called WP-SpamShield.

Contact Information

For Privacy-specific concerns, Please contact our Data Protection Officer

Name: Oscar Onye

E-mail: admin@gossiipy.com