Newswav Privacy Policy

Newswav Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you consent to share and help you make informed decisions when using Newswav, located at www.Newswav.com ("Newswav" or "Newswav Website" or “Mobile Application”).

By using or accessing Newswav, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Newswav collects personal information in the form of a Profile (Newswav New Want, Newswav My Want, Newswav World’s Wants, Newswav My Reply, Newswav Promote Page and Newswav Social Keywords). The User consents to upload and create a Newswav Page with Newswav. The User also consents to having the Profile accessible and available to all.
We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
  1. We collect information on Users in order to facilitate the operation of the Newswav Platform.
  2. The User consents and knowingly chooses to disclose all information that is uploaded to the Newswav Platform in the form of a Profile. When you add to your Profile with further information about yourself, you agree that any registration information you give to Newswav will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
  3. The Newswav Search Facility is available to all Users. Users are also invited to enter personal information which provides an enhanced set of search results.
  4. Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on Newswav is a violation of the Newswav Terms and Conditions of Use.
  5. Newswav only processes personal information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. In addition to the above, such purposes include:
  6. By using Newswav, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in such jurisdictions as is necessary.
  7. We provide you the opportunity to participate in surveys on our site. If you participate, we will link certain personally identifiable information provided when you registered for the site to you. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. We use this information to gauge the level of user satisfaction with the site. We use a third party service provider to conduct these surveys. That company is prohibited from using our users’ personally identifiable information for any other purpose. We will not share the personally identifiable information you provide through a survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.
USE OF INFORMATION OBTAINED BY Newswav
  1. When you register with Newswav, you create your own Profile. We may use your name and email address to send you notifications. If you no longer wish to receive these email communications, you may unsubscribe by following the instruction contained in each of the emails you receive.
  2. Profile information is used by Newswav primarily to be presented back to and edited by you when you access the service and to be presented to all.
  3. The Profile information that you submit to Newswav (including phone numbers) will be available to all Users of the Newswav Platform (whether the user is or is not a registered member of the Newswav platform). All Profile information will be available in search results generated for Users and may be made available to third-party search engines. If you no longer wish to have your information indexed you have the option of deleting your Account. People that see your name in searches will be able to access your Profile information without registering with the Newswav Platform. If you do not want to be listed in our directory you have the option of deleting your Account.
  4. Profile information is used by Newswav to improve the functionality of the Newswav Platform.
  5. Newswav may send you service-related announcements from time to time through the general operation of the service.
  6. Newswav reserves the right to send you notices about your Account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.
  7. Newswav may use information in your Profile without identifying you as an individual to third parties. We do this for purposes such as aggregating how many people are in a network like a group of electricians, and also personalizing advertisements and promotions so that we can provide you with up to date Newswav promotions and sponsors of community groupings. We believe this benefits you. Where such information is used, we generally allow you to specify in your User Account Settings that you do not want this to be done or to take other actions that limit the connection of this information to your Profile (e.g. removing photo tag links).
  8. We post customer testimonials on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information. We do obtain the user consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. If you wish to request the removal of your testimonial, you may contact us [email protected]
CHILDREN AGED UNDER 14

Newswav does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 14 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 14, please do not attempt to register for Newswav or send any personal information about yourself to us (including your name, address, telephone number or email address). No one under the age of 14 may provide any personal information to Newswav on the Profile Platform. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 14 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.

CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 14 AND 18

We recommend that children 14 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.

SHARING YOUR INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
  1. Newswav is about sharing catalogued skill information with Users. We share your information with third parties only in limited circumstances where we believe such sharing is (1) reasonably necessary to offer the service, (2) legally required or (3) permitted by you.
  2. We may provide information to service providers such as an email service provider to send out emails on our behalf, an author management service to provide you with our blog and a customer support service to gather feedback and assist you with questions to help us bring you the services we offer. Specifically, we may use third parties to facilitate our business. In connection with these offerings and business operations, our service providers may have access to your personal information for use for a limited time in connection with these business activities. Where we utilize third parties for the processing of any personal information, we implement reasonable contractual and technical protections limiting the use of that information to the Newswav-specified purposes. This site uses various analytics services to monitor and improve the quality and usability of the Newswav Platform.
  3. We may be required to disclose User information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. We do not reveal information until we have a good faith belief that an information request by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards. Additionally, we may share Account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, to protect our interests or property, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the Newswav service or using the Newswav name, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies.
  4. If Newswav becomes involved in a merger, acquisition or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information. You can share your Newswav information with outside applications and websites such as Facebook to make your experiences on those applications and websites better and more commercial.
  5. We are not responsible for any third party applications and websites that you interact with through the Newswav Platform.
  6. If you log in to Newswav using one of these application’s or website’s sign-in services and connect with your Newswav Account, that application or website can access information on Newswav related to you and your contacts and generate and publish stories about actions you take on that application or website without any additional permission. An application or website that you connect with can generally access the same information that you can see about yourself and your contacts, and an application or website that your contacts connect with can access the same information about you that the contacts can see.
  7. You can report any suspected misuse of the Newswav Platform to us, and we will investigate the claim and take appropriate action.
  8. If the ownership of all or substantially all of the Newswav business, or individual business units owned by Newswav, were to change, your User information may be transferred to the new owner so the service can continue operations. In any such transfer of information, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
  9. All sharing of information is done at your own risk.
LINKS

Newswav may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage our Users to be aware when they leave our site that they should read the privacy documents of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Newswav.

CHANGING OR REMOVING INFORMATION

Access and control over most personal information on Newswav is readily available through the settings page. Newswav Users may modify or delete any of their Account information at any time by logging into their Account. Individuals who wish to delete their Newswav Account may do so through your User Account Settings. Removed information may persist in back-up copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to Users of Newswav.
We will retain your information for as long as your Account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
If you wish to request the deletion of an unauthorized profile, you may do so by emailing us at [email protected] .
If you wish to update your privacy settings you may do so by going to the User Account Settings tab in your account center after logging into your account.
Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals on Newswav, however, (e.g. sending a personal message to another Newswav User) you generally cannot remove such communications. Newswav reserves the right to remove any data stored on the platform.

ACCESSING AND UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION
  1. Deleting your Account. If you delete your Account, Users will not be able to see it but it will not be deleted. When you delete your account however, it is permanently deleted. You will not be able to reinstate your Account and you will have to create a new Account.
  2. Even after you deactivate or delete your Account, you should be aware that copies of the information may remain accessible elsewhere, specifically in relation to the extent that it has been previously shared with others, or if it was copied or stored by other Users.
SECURITY

Newswav takes appropriate precautions to protect our Users’ information. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. Your Account information is located on a secure server behind a firewall. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at [email protected] .

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, NOTICES AND REVISIONS

Your use of Newswav, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms and Conditions of Use and all of its dispute resolution provisions including limitation on damages and choice of law. We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on this site. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email or through notice on the Newswav website prior to the changes becoming effective. We encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your Account.

CHOICES FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION
  1. When you sign up to create an Account, this requires registration and we ask you to provide personal information. If we use this information in a manner different from the purpose for which it was collected, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use.
  2. If we propose to use personal information for any purposes other than those described in this Privacy Policy and/or in the specific service privacy notices, we will offer you an effective way to opt out of the use of personal information for those other purposes. We will not collect or use sensitive information for purposes other than those described in this Privacy Policy and/or in the supplementary service privacy notices, unless we have obtained your prior consent.
  3. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some Newswav features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.
DATA INTEGRITY

Newswav processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Policy or any applicable service-specific privacy notice. We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our services or as otherwise permitted under this Policy. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information that we process is accurate, complete and current, but we depend on our Users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.

PRIVACY MATTERS

When we receive formal written or emailed complaints it is Newswav’s policy to contact the complaining User regarding his or her concerns. We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between Newswav and an individual.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at: [email protected]