July 19, 2021

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PRIVACY POLICY

1. PURPOSE OF THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how Https://Gist4gist.com collects, uses, discloses, transfers, stores and processes your information when you use our Services, including any data you may provide through your use of our Services.
It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing information about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other policies and is not intended to override them.
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, please contact us using the details set out in our contact us section.

2. THIRD-PARTY LINKS
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit or third party mobile application you may use.

3. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
When you use our Services, we may collect Personal Data about you.
We have set out below what data we collect and how we collect it.
You are under no obligation to provide Personal Data to us. However, certain Personal Data is essential for the provision of and the quality of the products and services we offer, and you might not be able to obtain certain services if you do not provide the information required for those services.
Information we do not collect:
We do not collect Sensitive Categories of Personal Data when you use our Services.

We also do not collect any information about criminal convictions or offences.
So what information do we collect?
We collect, store and transfer broadly three types of information:

1. Certain information when you use our Services which does not identify you as an individual but rather identifies the device you use to access our Services such as:

a. Email communications: we collect and store all copies of emails you send to us and our replies to your emails.

b. Technical Data, including internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, browsing actions and patterns, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, information about operating system, platform and other technologies on the devices you use to access our Services.

c. Usage Data, including information about how you use our Platforms, products and services.

d. Device Data: we collect information from the device you use to access our Platforms. This includes IP address, language setting, device model, device operating system version.

e. Aggregated Data, such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose which data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature.

f. Profile Data, such as your interests and preferences based on our profiling activity, and your responses to surveys and request for feedback. This information may include Personal Data we hold about you.

g. Social Media Profile: we collect your social media profile details including your social media username, your name, profile photo and any other information you choose to make available to us when you connect with or contact us through your social media account or use our products and services through your social media account.

h. Marketing Data: We collect information in relation to your response to the marketing activities carried out by us such as information about when you open our email communications.

2. Identity Data and Contact Data . We collect information which relates directly to you (such as your name and contact details, communication preferences) when you sign-up to any newsletter service, enter a promotion, competition or prize draw or otherwise ask to receive information from us relating to our offers, products and services.

3. We will also collect certain information about you if you submit a request via our ‘advertise with us’ section or otherwise contact us in order to enquire about or apply for an advertisement opportunity. This information includes your name, email address, telephone number.

4. HOW IS YOUR INFORMATION COLLECTED?
We use different methods to collect information from and about you and / or your device including through:
Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our Services, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your device, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this information by using cookies and other similar technologies. We may also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies or those of our advertising partners (see below). Please see our
cookie policy for further details.
Third parties or publicly available sources. Third parties who provide advertising and related services may give us your Personal Data (including Technical Data). These third parties include analytics providers based within and outside the EU (such as Google) and ad networks.
Third parties where you have provided your consent or for co-branded services. Third parties may give us your Identity Data, Contact Data and/or Profile Data where you have provided your consent to that third party to share your information with us (such as for marketing purposes or where the third party is providing recruitment services to us). In addition, where we offer co-branded services such as competitions, promotions or events with or in association with a third party, that third party may share the information you have provided to them with us for the purpose of providing the co-branded services in accordance with your consent preferences.
Information collected from you. You may give us your Identity Data, Contact Data and/or Profile Data by contacting us via our Platforms.

5. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We will only use your information as and when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your Personal Data in the following circumstances:
where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.
where we need to manage our relationship with you as a user of our Services which includes notifying you about changes to our Platforms and the products and services we offer, terms and conditions or privacy notice.
where it is necessary for our Legitimate Interests (or those of a third party) and your interests, and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
where we send you emails providing news articles, marketing promotions and other marketing content that may be of interest to you about our brands or the brands of our group companies or the brands of our carefully selected third parties where you have provided your consent to process your Personal Data.
where we send you emails providing updates to our products and services, along with changes to any terms and conditions, this privacy notice or our cookie policy.
where you have sent your information to us for the purpose of participating in a promotion or competition or where you have otherwise provided your consent to process your Personal Data.
where we need to provide various supporting customer services to you (such as where you contact us with a question in connection with our Platforms and/or request certain information from us).
where you have sent your information to us for the purpose of submitting a request via our ‘advertise with us’ section or where you otherwise contact us in order to enquire about or apply for an advertisement opportunity.

6. COOKIES
You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of our Platforms may become inaccessible or not function properly. For more information about the cookies we use and how to manage your preferences, please see our cookie policy.

7. MARKETING
You can tell us whether or not you wish to be contacted for marketing purposes and, if so, how we can contact you.
Marketing communications may contain details about news articles or any new content, data, promotions, competitions, offers and other promotional information about our Platforms or our brands, or about the content, data, promotions, competitions, offers and other promotional information and services of our carefully selected third parties.
Marketing communications may also contain advert placements (including group companies or our carefully selected third parties).
You can choose to opt-in to receive our marketing communications via the following channels:
email marketing: when you opt-in to receive marketing communications by email, such as by subscribing to our newsletter, promotional email communications or new books or any entertainment reports via the desktop websites, mobile websites of our Platforms;
app push notifications: when you have and enabled push notifications in your device settings;
web push notifications: when you have enabled web push notifications in the ‘Settings’ page of the desktop websites and mobile websites of our Platforms, and your browser settings;
SMS marketing: when you opt-in to receive marketing communications by SMS;
call marketing: when you opt-in to receive marketing communications by telephone;
You can opt-out from receiving marketing communications or update your preferences as to which marketing communications you receive at any time by contacting us using the details set out in the Contact Us section provided, or by following these instructions:
email marketing: to opt-out from emails, use the ‘Unsubscribe’ link provided within any email you receive. You can also update your preferences by using the ‘Manage Preferences’link provided with any email you receive;
app push notifications: to opt-out from receiving push notifications from our Platforms’ native mobile applications, you can disable push notifications in your device settings or via the ‘Notifications’ page in the ‘Settings’ page of our Platforms’ native mobile applications where you can also update your preferences;
web push notifications: to opt-out from receiving push notifications via your browser, you can disable push notifications using your browser settings or via the ‘Settings’ page of our Platforms’ desktop websites and mobile websites where you can also update your preferences;
SMS marketing: to opt-out from receiving SMS marketing, you can use the STOP code provided in any SMS you receive;
call marketing: to opt-out from being contacted by telephone for marketing purposes, you can contact us using the details in Contact Us section
Post Marketing. Additionally, you may receive marketing communications by post from us when you provide your contact details and have not opted-out from receiving marketing communications by post. To opt-out from receiving marketing by post, you can contact us using the details set out in Contact Us section. When you choose to opt-out from receiving post marketing, please be aware it may take up to 28 days for your request to take effect.
Social Media Marketing. We may also use information you provide to us to show you relevant advertising and personalised content on certain third party social media platforms made available to us through those services (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). We do not control the way these social media platforms operate and collect your information and you should read their respective privacy notices online to understand how they use your personal information. If you no longer want to receive personalised and targeted advertisements from the social media platforms, you can manage your advertising preferences and decide what you want or do not want to see using the settings in your relevant social media platform account.
We may also carry out certain profiling of you and your activity on our Platforms in order to send you more relevant marketing communications. This may include profiling the way in which you engage with advertisements that may be served on our Platforms or included in our marketing communications of the brands of our Platforms, our group companies and our carefully selected third parties. This profiling will be undertaken based on your use of our Platforms and your selected preferences for marketing communications. You can opt-out of such profiling by contacting us using the details provided in the Contact Us section.

8. DATA SECURITY
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need-to-know. They will only process your information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

9. DATA RETENTION
HOW LONG WILL YOU USE MY INFORMATION FOR?
We will only retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for (e.g. such as providing you access to our Services), including for the purpose of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
Where it is no longer necessary to process your Personal Data, we will delete it or anonymise it by removing all details that identify you in accordance with Data Protection Laws. For example, if you withdraw your consent to process your Personal Data, we will delete your Personal Data unless this is required to be retained to enable us to comply with Data Protection Laws.
The length of time for which we retain your Personal Data will depend on the what we are using it for as set out in this privacy notice. For example, whilst you are using our products and services, we may need to use it to answer your queries about our products and services. We will also keep your email address whilst you have subscribed to receiving marketing communications but, even when you unsubscribe, we are required to continue to retain it to ensure that we do not send you any marketing communications in future.
If you want to know how long we retain information collected via the use of cookies, read our cookie policy.
Please note, however, that we may be subject to legal and regulatory requirements to keep Personal Data for a longer period, in particular pursuant to any applicable statutory limitation period.

10. YOUR RIGHTS
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data, including the right to:
request access to your Personal Data;
request correction of your Personal Data;
request erasure of your Personal Data;
object to processing of your Personal Data;
request restriction of processing your Personal Data;
request transfer of your Personal Data;
withdraw consent;
object (where our lawful basis for processing your Personal Data is based on our Legitimate Interests); and
complain to the regulator (if you are unhappy with our response to your query) by visiting
any legal rules site available such as would be provided by AdSense.
We do not hold or store any of your personal data via our Services. However, our Ad Partners do collect and use the usage data described in above. If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above in respect of such data, please contact the Ad Partners using the details in their privacy policy.

11. QUESTIONS
If you have any questions about this privacy notice or wish to otherwise exercise your rights (such as to withdraw your consent from receiving marketing communications), please contact us here .
12. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
We may, from time to time, change or update this privacy notice. All changes to this privacy notice will be published on this page of our App. Each change will become effective upon publication. We recommend that you revisit and read this privacy notice regularly to ensure that you are up-to-date with the current privacy terms.

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