April 13, 2024

Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy for Midwest Herald News (https://midwestherald.ng/)

Effective Date: 2020. Developed by Viralmedia

At Midwest Herald News, we take your privacy seriously and are committed to safeguarding your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of data we collect when you visit our website, how we use and protect that information, and the choices you have regarding your personal data. By using the Midwest Herald News website, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Information We Collect:
    When you visit our website, we may collect certain information to provide you with the best possible experience. The types of data we collect include:

1.1. Personal Information:

  • Your name
  • Email address
  • Contact information (e.g., phone number, address)
  • Any other information you provide voluntarily (e.g., comments, survey responses)

1.2. Non-Personal Information:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referring website
  • Pages viewed and duration of your visit
  • IP address
  • Clickstream data

2. Use of Information:
We use the collected information for various purposes, including but not limited to:

2.1. Providing News Content: To deliver the latest news, updates, and articles that are relevant to your interests.

2.2. Communication: To respond to your inquiries, feedback, or requests for information.

2.3. Website Improvement: To enhance our website’s functionality and user experience based on usage patterns and user feedback.

2.4. Marketing: To send you promotional materials, newsletters, and announcements about our services, with your consent where required.

  1. Data Sharing and Disclosure:
    We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties. However, we may share your information in the following circumstances:

3.1. Service Providers: We may engage third-party service providers to assist with website operations, data analysis, and marketing activities. These providers will only have access to the information necessary to perform their functions and are bound by confidentiality obligations.

3.2. Legal Compliance: We may disclose your information if required by law, government request, or in response to legal process, such as subpoenas or court orders.

3.3. Protection of Rights: To protect our rights, privacy, safety, and property, or that of our users or others.

  1. Cookies and Similar Technologies:
    We use cookies and similar technologies to collect non-personal information about your browsing activities on our website. Cookies help us improve our website, personalize your experience, and understand how you interact with our content. You can manage your cookie preferences through your web browser settings.
  2. Third-Party Links:
    Our website may contain links to external websites. Please note that we have no control over the content or privacy practices of these third-party sites. We encourage you to review their respective privacy policies before providing any personal information.
  3. Data Security:
    We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security.
  4. Children’s Privacy:
    Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals in this age group. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us, and we will promptly delete such information.
  5. Changes to this Privacy Policy:
    We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page with a revised “Effective Date.” Your continued use of our website after changes are made constitutes your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.
  6. Contact Us:
    If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the way we handle your information, please contact us at:

Email: admin@midwestherald.ng

Thank you for trusting Midwest Herald News. Your privacy is essential to us, and we are dedicated to protecting your personal information as you explore and enjoy our news website.