This Privacy Notice applies to information we collect from all sources, including in connection with our websites, mobile sites, applications (“apps”), widgets, conferences, events, and electronic newsletters or communications (collectively the “Services”) that link to this Privacy Notice. If there is a conflict between this Notice and Services corporate subscription agreement, the Services corporate subscription agreement will take precedence.
This Notice describes the types of Personal Data we collect, how we use it, and with whom we share it. It also describes generally Swadres practices for handling Other Information (e.g., interests, demographics and services usage) collected through our Services or from a third party to the extent such information is associated with a particular device, user or user account. We also describe the measures we take to protect the information, your options for choice and access, and how you can contact us about privacy practices. As described more fully below, we share information with our subsidiaries, and affiliated companies (“Affiliates”), for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice.
The Services are a network of general audience sites, and are not targeted to, and do not knowingly collect Personal Data from, minors under 16 years of age. We request that these individuals do not provide Personal Data through the Services.
2. WHAT WE COLLECT
Swadres and our service providers collect Personal Data to offer services you have requested or that we have a legitimate interest to believe are of interest to our customers, to manage the relationships we have with our customers and partners, and to perform activities based on your consent. We may collect the following information from and about you:
2.1 Personal Data
“Personal Data” for purposes of this Privacy Notice is the information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable person.
2.1.1 Personal Data You Submit
We collect Personal Data when you submit it to us, such as when you register for or subscribe to certain products or services; create a profile; participate in a sweepstakes, contest or game; take a survey; visit our website; use an interactive feature (such as chat, chat bot or article sharing options); participate in a community forum; or contact customer service. The Personal Data you submit may include your name, postal address (including billing and shipping addresses), credit or debit card number, telephone number, mobile number, email address, gender, username, or profile picture.
2.1.2 Personal Data We Receive From Third Parties
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may receive Personal Data about you from third parties, such as social media services, commercially available sources; Affiliates, business partners, and, if applicable to you, the third party provider of your subscription. The Personal Data we receive from third parties may include your name, contact information, information about your transactions, purchase history, or relationships with various product and service providers, and your use of certain applications.
2.2 Other Information
“Other Information” is any information that is not intended to reveal your specific identity to us, such as browser information, usage data, information collected through cookies and other technologies, demographic information, geolocation data obtained with your consent where required by applicable law, and aggregated information.
2.2.1 Other Information You Submit
We collect Other Information when you submit it to us. This may include your password, birthday, education or graduation year, occupation, financial information (such as your income, investments, portfolio transactions and value, and other information), live event accommodations, and interests.
We may receive Other Information about you from third parties, including, for example, demographic data, social media account number, information about your interests, and information about your activities on other websites.
2.2.3 Other Information Collected Automatically
The Services may also be linked to sites or apps operated by third parties, and may carry advertisements or offer content, special offers, functionality, games or applications developed and maintained by third parties, using iframes, tools, or plug-ins (“Linked Services”). These third party Linked Services may use automated means to collect information about you and your use of these features. Some of these third party sites may be co-branded with a Swadres logo, even though they are not operated or maintained by us.
Swadres is not responsible for the privacy practices of such third parties, and once you leave the our services or click an advertisement, or sign up for a special offer, you should check the applicable third party privacy notice.
3. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION
We may use the Personal Data we collect from and about you for the purposes set forth below. We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except if it is considered Personal Data under applicable law. If we combine Other Information with your Personal Data, we treat the combined information as Personal Data.
To better the quality of our products and services and to personalize your experience by presenting content, products and offers tailored to you, we may also combine the Personal and Other Information we collect with information relating to your use of other products, services and websites. In addition, we may supplement the Personal Data and Other Information we collect with information from other sources, such as publicly available information from social media services, commercially available sources, and information from Affiliates or business partners.
Through third party analytics providers, ad networks, and advertisers, we can track your online activities over time and across third party websites, apps and devices, by obtaining information through automated means.
This information, along with information we gather when you log in, can be used to understand use across sites and devices to help better our products, remember your preferences, provide content recommendations, and show you advertisements on the Swadres Services or other third party websites and apps that may be tailored to your individual interests. For more information, including how to manage cookies, please refer to our Cookie Notice.
3.1 To Provide, Measure And Better Our Products And Services
We use the information we collect from and about you to provide our products, services and features to you, including: to process and fulfill your subscription, to create and manage your accounts, to send you information about your relationship or transactions with us, to measure and better services and features, to allow you to engage with us (e.g., to comment on content and participate in online games, contests, promotions, special events, rewards programs, surveys or market research), to use collaboration tools to share content and collaborate with other users, to conduct research for potential articles if you choose to respond to a journalism survey, to provide you with customer support, including online chat or chat bot, and to respond to inquiries. If you choose to use the collaboration tools, some of your Personal Data may be included in a directory that can be viewed and used by other users of these collaboration tools.
3.2 To Deliver Relevant Content And Recommendations
To make your experience more interesting and personalized, we may use any of the Personal Data and Other Information we collect to assist us in delivering content on any of our Services.
3.3 To Deliver Advertising And Interest-Based Advertising
The Services and our service providers may use any of the information we collect from and about you (in certain cases, such as with respect to financial information, only with your express permission) to assist us in delivering ads about products and services tailored to your individual interests to you when you use the Services or another service provided by Swadres; Affiliates, or unaffiliated third parties.
If you provide your mobile phone number to us, we may ask for your consent to receive text message alerts from us containing product, event, or promotional information in a text or SMS message (“Text Messages”). Your consent to receive Text Messages is not required to purchase goods or services from us.
3.4 To Allow Social Sharing Functionality
If you log in with or connect a social media service account with a Swadres Service, we may use Personal Data and Other Information to facilitate your sharing of information between our Services and your social media service.
3.5 To Contact You
Swadres Affiliates may periodically send promotional materials, with your permission where required, surveys, market research, contest or promotional awards, or notifications related to our products and services. To help make these materials more relevant to you, we may use and combine any of the Personal Data and Other Information we collect to assist us in sending you these materials. We may also use your information (including a telephone or mobile number you may have provided for this purpose) to contact you, including to respond to your comments, inquiries or requests. If you want to stop receiving these materials, please follow the instructions in the Your Rights and Choices section below .
3.6 To Protect The Rights And Others
4. HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION
4.1 Our Disclosure of Personal Data and Other Information
Swadres and its subsidiaries may share your Personal Data with one another, as well as with Affiliates for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice, including for each company’s marketing purposes if you have consented to such use. Users who visit Affiliates’ services should still refer to their separate privacy policies, which may differ in some respects from this Privacy Notice.
In addition, we may share your Personal Data with non-affiliated third parties when sharing is permitted by you or authorized by this Privacy Notice, including:
4.1.1 To Manage Corporate, Third Party, and School Subscriptions
If your subscription is provided in whole or in part by your employer, school or other third party, we may share with them information about your access to and use of your subscription. If you have a subscription associated with a professor or school, we may also contact your professor or school to confirm your subscription. When providing this information, we may reveal limited amounts of your Personal Data such as your name or email address.
4.1.2 To Allow Third-Party Service Providers To Assist Us In Providing and Managing Our Services
We may make your Personal Data available to third party service providers, such as contractors, agents or sponsors, or Affiliates, who help us manage or provide our products and services by, for example: developing or supporting products and features; sending email messages on our behalf; processing payments; fulfilling orders; delivering subscriptions; auditing; processing data or statistics; and serving, customizing or delivering marketing. These third party service providers are required to protect Personal Data entrusted to them and not use it for any other purpose than the specific service they are providing on our behalf.
4.1.3 To Allow Social Sharing Functionality
If you log in with or connect a social media service account with our Service, you are authorizing us to share information we collect from and about you with the social media service provider and other Services, and you understand that the social media service’s use of the shared information will be governed by the social media service’s privacy notice. If you do not want your Personal Data shared in this way, please do not connect your social media service account with your Services account, and do not participate in social sharing on the Services.
4.1.4 To Protect The Rights Of Swadres And Others
4.2 Information Made Public Through Use of Our Services and User Privacy Settings
Certain features on the Services give you an opportunity to interact with us and others. These may include the collaboration tools, community forums, chats, submitting a letter to the editor, creating community profiles, and rating, tagging, and commenting on articles. When you use these features, you should be aware that any information you choose to submit, including your name, user name, location, email address, profile information, picture or image, likes, status, and comments, including any political or religious or other beliefs you express, may be publicly available to anyone, including other users, search engines, advertisers, third party application developers, and anyone else with access to the Services. We are not responsible for any information you choose to submit and make public through these interactive features.
5. HOW WE PROTECT AND RETAIN PERSONAL DATA
Swadres uses a combination of administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard Personal Data in its possession against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized loss, use, access, disclosure or modification. We make reasonable efforts to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk of the processing, taking into account the costs of implementation and nature of the processing of Personal Data. However, no one can guarantee the complete safety of your information. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting Customer Service in accordance with the instructions below.
6. CONTACT US
Tel: +44 203 695 7895
Address: 1 Poultry London EC2R 8EJ, United Kingdom
Email: [email protected]