Privacy Policy

Overview and Scope

At First American News (firstamnews.com), safeguarding your privacy is of utmost importance to us. We are committed to offering complete transparency regarding how we gather and utilize your data. This Privacy Policy outlines our data collection procedures, encompassing personal information, and elaborates on how we might share this data with third parties. Furthermore, it elucidates your rights, choices, and how to get in touch with us concerning our privacy practices.

Data We Collect

When you engage with our services, which includes visiting our websites, using our mobile applications (“Online Services”), reaching out to us, or interacting with us in any manner, we collect personal information that can be used to identify you. This may encompass:

  1. Account Creation: When you create an account, we gather information such as your first and last name, email address, username, and password. You may also choose to provide additional details such as your phone number, address, state, city, or ZIP code. We employ this information to manage your account, respond to your requests, and communicate with you.
  2. Contacting Us: If you contact us with inquiries about our services or other subjects, we use the personal information you provide, including your name, email, and telephone number, to address your queries or provide responses. You may also receive marketing communications from us to share pertinent information. If you wish to opt out of these communications, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions in our messages.
  3. Information Collected Automatically via our Online Services: Analogous to many websites and applications, our Online Services automatically gather details about your device, browsing actions, and usage patterns. This encompasses traffic data, location data (if enabled), logs, and other communication data. Additionally, we collect information pertaining to your devices, Internet connection, IP address, operating system, and browser type. These technologies may also be employed for tracking your online activities over time, both on our Online Services and on third-party websites (referred to as behavior tracking).

The technologies employed for automated data collection may include cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small files stored on your computer’s hard drive, and you have the option to adjust your browser settings to decline them. However, disabling cookies may restrict your access to certain portions of our Online Services. Web beacons are electronic files within our Online Services that aid in monitoring website content popularity and verifying system integrity.

The data we automatically collect is of a statistical nature and does not contain personal information. Nevertheless, we may combine it with personal information acquired through other means or from third-party sources to enrich our services, customize your experience, and enhance our user experience.

Third-Party Tracking

It’s important to note that third parties may also utilize cookies, web beacons, or other tracking technologies to gather information about your interactions with our Online Services. This information may be used for interest-based advertising or other targeted content. These third-party tracking technologies are beyond our control, so if you have any inquiries about them, we recommend reaching out directly to the respective providers.

How We Utilize Your Information

The information we collect, whether provided by you or obtained through automated means, serves various purposes, including:

  1. Fulfilling the purposes for which it was provided.
  2. Enhancing and personalizing our services.
  3. Managing and securing your account.
  4. Addressing inquiries and offering support.
  5. Tailoring your experience, delivering content and offers that align with your interests.
  6. Safeguarding the security, safety, and integrity of our services.
  7. Supporting product testing, research, analysis, and development.
  8. Adhering to legal obligations and government regulations.

Legal Grounds for Data Collection

The information we gather is employed for the purposes detailed in this Privacy Policy and is based on legal grounds, which may include:

  1. Your consent (where applicable).
  2. Our legitimate business interests, which encompass managing our relationship with you, conducting direct marketing, fostering product development, preventing fraud, enhancing cybersecurity, and supporting general corporate operations.

Sharing Your Information

We adhere to the information sharing practices outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Access to Your Account

If you’ve created an account with us, you can access your personal information by logging in. Should you encounter any issues or require assistance with accessing or deleting your account, kindly get in touch with us at info@firstamnews.com.

Your Data Protection Rights

Depending on your place of residence and the applicable law, you may possess the following rights regarding your personal information:

  1. The right to confirm if we process personal information about you and to obtain a copy of that information.
  2. The right to request corrections or updates to inaccurate, incomplete, or outdated personal information.
  3. The right to request the erasure of your personal information in specific circumstances.
  4. The right to request restrictions on the use of your personal information in certain situations.
  5. The right, where technically feasible, to have your personal information transferred to another company.
  6. The right to withdraw consent for the processing of personal information.
  7. The right to object to the processing of your personal information in specific circumstances.

To exercise these rights, please reach out to us at info@firstamnews.com. We will adhere to your request in accordance with applicable law. If you are dissatisfied with our response, you have the option to seek guidance from the data protection authority in your jurisdiction.

Information Security

We recognize the paramount importance of safeguarding your personal information and have implemented security measures to protect it. However, despite our diligent efforts, it’s crucial to note that data transmission or storage cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Information Retention

Your personal information is stored on servers and cloud-based databases located in the United States. We retain your data for the necessary duration to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, unless a longer retention period is mandated or permitted by law.

Links to Other Websites and Social Networks

Our Online Services may feature links to third-party websites and applications. We strongly recommend reviewing their privacy policies and terms and conditions, as we do not bear responsibility for their practices.

Children

Our Online Services are not intended for individuals under the age of 18, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children.

International Data Transfer

Your personal information may be accessed, stored, and processed in countries different from your country of residence. By utilizing our services, you acknowledge and consent to such international data transfers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may periodically update this Privacy Policy to ensure the ongoing protection of your information. Any revisions will be posted on this page, and the date of the update will be clearly indicated at the top.

Contact Us

For general inquiries or comments regarding First American News (firstamnews.com), please do not hesitate to reach out to us at info@firstamnews.com. We place a high value on your privacy and are committed to addressing any concerns or questions you may have.