We, the team at Big 14 News, are honored to be your trusted source of news and insights across various domains. Our commitment extends beyond reporting, as we value the protection of your privacy rights. In this article, we aim to provide clarity on how we adhere to privacy laws, specifically the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We strive to make this information easily accessible to our readers, without personal bias or opinion.
Data Collection and Protection
When we refer to “personal information,” we mean data related to you, our reader. It excludes publicly available government records and anonymized or aggregated consumer data. Here’s a brief overview of the categories of personal information we collect:
Identifiers: This includes your real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol (IP) address, email address, account name, or similar elements.
Internet activity: It covers your browsing history, search history, and interaction with our website and advertisements.
Purpose of Data Collection
We collect personal information for specific business purposes, such as:
Responding to your requests: Your data helps us serve you better with information, products, or services.
Improving our website: We aim for a seamless and engaging browsing experience.
Testing and development: Your information contributes to a user-friendly platform.
Legal compliance: We may respond to law enforcement requests or adhere to legal regulations.
CCPA Rights: Empowering California Residents
For our California readers, the CCPA grants the following rights regarding personal information:
Right to Access and Data Portability: You can request information on how your data was collected and used in the past year.
Right to Deletion: Subject to exceptions, you can request the deletion of your personal information.
Right to Non-Discrimination: Exercising your CCPA rights won’t lead to discrimination.
To exercise these rights, please reach out to us through the provided contact information.
Embracing GDPR: Protecting EU Readers
The GDPR, enacted by the European Union, safeguards the privacy rights of EU residents. We respect and uphold these rights:
Right to Be Informed: You have the right to know how we collect and use your data.
Right of Access: You can access and verify the accuracy of your data.
Right to Rectification: Correct inaccuracies in your data.
Right to Erasure: Request data deletion when no longer necessary.
Right to Object: Say “no” to personal data processing.
Right to Data Portability: Securely move your data to another platform.
Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling: We do not engage in automated decision-making, but if we do, you can expect regular checks for system accuracy.
Big 14 News is committed to evolving and learning. We may make changes to this Consumer Privacy Disclosure, but rest assured, updates will be posted on our website for your awareness.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy rights or our practices, please feel free to contact us through the provided information. Your trust is paramount, and we appreciate your time in understanding our commitment to data privacy.
At Big 14 News, we are not just a news portal; we are a team dedicated to delivering insightful news while respecting your privacy rights. We thank you for being part of our community and look forward to engaging with you in the future.
We value open dialogue and transparency. If you disagree with any terms outlined in this document, we encourage you to discontinue using our website. For questions or concerns, please reach out to us, so we can work together to address them.
Minors and Privacy
Big 14 News is committed to protecting the privacy of minors. Our services are intended for individuals aged 18 or older. If we inadvertently collect data from a minor under 18 without parental consent, we will promptly take steps to delete it.
To safeguard your data, we follow industry-best security practices. While we strive for data protection, no method is 100% secure. We encourage you to reach out for updates, corrections, or opting out of communications if needed.
Your privacy matters to us at Big 14 News. As we continue to provide insightful news and updates, we promise to uphold your rights, respect your data, and remain transparent in our operations. Thank you for being a part of our community. We eagerly anticipate further engagement with you in the future.