Privacy Notice

This explains how and why we acquire and use your personal information in accordance with EU Regulations, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the Data Protection Act 2018.

Qaran News (‘us’, ‘we’, or ‘our’) operates https://qarannews.com (the ‘Site’).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site; from website forms and from phone calls. By using the Site, completing any forms on the site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. This Privacy Notice provides details of the personal data we collect from you, what we do with it, how you might access it and who it might be shared with.

Our Contact Information (Data Controller) is Qaran News
qarannews.com
admin@qarannews.com

What we do with your personal data?
We process personal data only for the purpose for which they are collected. The purpose is dependent on whether you use only our website, or additionally, our services. If you use our services, you are required to provide your personal data. We use this personal data for the provision of the service or the performance of the contract. We may use your personal data for other similar purposes, including marketing and communications, but that will only occur in the case we have your consent or another legal justification for doing so. No personal data will be shared, sold or passed on to a third party without your consent.

From our Customers / Clients / Site Visitors
We process and retain personal data for the following purposes and periods, with the applicable legal basis. Communications either by phone, text or email until consent is withdrawn
Marketing/Newsletters via Mailchimp until consent is withdrawn or you unsubscribe directly
For health and safety purposes e.g. register entries and emergency contact details until consent is withdrawn
Photographs/videos for use on social media, company website and newsletters until consent is withdrawn.
When visiting our site, we obtain data based on advertising preferences to provide the best user experience. This data is collected by our site and by our 3rd party providers i.e. Google advertising partner.

Suppliers
From our Suppliers we process and retain personal data for the following purposes and periods, with the applicable legal basis.
Communications either by phone, text or email until consent is withdrawn

What personal data do we collect?
The personal data we collect depends on whether you just visit our website or use our services. If you visit our website, you do not need to provide us with any personal data. However, your browser transmits some data automatically, such as the date and time of retrieval of one of our web pages, your browser type and settings, your operating system, the last web page you visited, the data transmitted and the access status, and your IP address. If you use our services, personal data is required to fulfil the requirements of a contractual or service relationship, which may exist between you and our organisation. This information is collected by our website when visiting or by our forms either electronically or on paper.

We collect:
· Google Adsense Personal Preference Data (Adverts displayed on our site).
· Name.
· Contact information – address, email & telephone.
· Demographic information such as location.
· Service related details.

In addition:

If you accept our privacy/cookie policy, our 3rd Party Advertising Partners (i.e. Google) will use your information to make your ads more personalised and relevant to you. An example, when you search for an items or service online, you may see a specific advert on a website that uses Google’s advertising services. After you visit that site, you could see the same ad on a different site that shows ads served by the Google partner. This is to provide our visitors with the most relevant advertising experience tailored to their individual preferences.

For further information regarding how Google use this data. Visit Here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

How do we look after personal data?
We limit the amount of personal data collected only to what is fit for the purpose, as described above. We restrict, secure and control all our information assets against unauthorised access, damage, loss or destruction; whether physical or electronic. We retain personal data only for as long as is described above, to respond to your requests, or longer if required by law. If we retain your personal data for historical or statistical purposes, we ensure that the personal data cannot be used further. While in our possession, together with your assistance, we try to maintain the accuracy of your personal data.

How can you access your personal data?
You have the right to request access to any of your personal data we may hold. If any of that information is incorrect, you may request that we correct it. If we are improperly using your information, you may request that we stop using it or even delete it completely. If you would like to make a request to see what personal data of yours we might hold, you may make a request from our company website or in writing using a subject access request form (SAR). Where you have previously given your consent to process your personal data, you also have the right to request that we port or transfer your personal data to a different service provider or to yourself, if you so wish.
Where it may have been necessary to get your consent to use your personal data, at any moment, you have the right to withdraw that consent. If you withdraw your consent, we will cease using your personal data without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before your withdrawal.

The Supervisory Authority
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF
Email: international.team@ico.org.uk
www.ico.org.uk

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Cookie Policy

This website https://qarannews.com uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site OR when you press the “accept” button on Our Cookie pop-up. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site

“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“Personal Data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

“We/Us/Our” means Qaran News

2. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?
Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products AND/OR services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for analytics statistics. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

Analytics Cookies
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

Functionality Cookies
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

Targeting Cookies
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.]

Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies are used by our advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).]

Persistent Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

Session Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

Ad Personalisation
If you accept our privacy/cookie policy, Google will use your information to make your ads more personalised and relevant to you. For example, you may see a specific advert on a website that uses Google’s ad services. After you visit that site, you could see the same ad on a different site that shows ads served by Google.

For further information regarding how Google use this data. Visit Here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire after a certain period of time.

For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and Our legal obligations, please refer to Our Privacy Policy above.

For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
The following first and third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name Of Cookie Purpose Strictly Necessary
_gat Google Analytics Tracking Cookie – Used to throttle request rate No
_gid Google Analytics Tracking Cookie – Used to distinguish user No
_ga Google Analytics Tracking Cookie – Used to distinguish a user No

Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products AND/OR services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following analytics Cookies:

Name Of Cookie First Party / Third Party Provider Purpose
_gat First Party Google Tracking Cookie – Used to throttle request rate
_gid First Party Google Analytics Tracking Cookie – Used to distinguish user
_ga First Party Google Analytics Tracking Cookie – Used to distinguish a user

Consent and Control
Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a popup requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.

In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en
(Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

Changes to this Cookie Policy
We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.
In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Further Information
If you would like to know more about how we use Cookies, please contact us admin@qarannews.com