Privacy Policy

Welcome to Parkesburg Pulse’s Privacy Policy page. Here we explain how we collect, store, protect, and use user data while ensuring compliance with international data protection regulations, including GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act). We also outline users’ rights in relation to their data and provide information about data security measures and third-party data sharing.

1. Data Collection

We primarily collect user data when you voluntarily provide it to us. This may include personally identifiable information (PII) such as your name, email address, and demographic information. Moreover, we may collect data automatically through technologies like cookies and similar tracking tools, available on your device or browser. This data may comprise non-personal information such as your IP address, browser type, and operating system.

2. Data Storage

We store and process your data on secure servers that comply with industry standards. By using our services, you agree to transfer and store your information to these secure locations.

3. Data Protection Measures

We implement reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your data against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Your personal information is treated with strict confidentiality and is only accessible to authorized personnel who require it to perform their duties.

4. Data Usage

We use the collected data for various purposes such as:

  • Providing and improving our services
  • Sending you newsletters, updates, and promotions related to our offerings
  • Personalizing your experience on Parkesburg Pulse
  • Analyzing trends, tracking user engagement, and enhancing our website
  • Responding to your inquiries or addressing customer support needs
  • Enforcing our terms and policies

Your data is used strictly for internal purposes and will not be sold, rented, or shared with third parties unless we obtain your explicit consent.

5. Users’ Rights

As a user of Parkesburg Pulse, you have the following rights regarding your data:

a) Right to Access: You can request details about the personal information we hold about you. We will provide you with a copy of your data in a machine-readable format.

b) Right to Correction: If you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, you have the right to request its correction.

c) Right to Deletion: You can request the deletion of your personal information under certain circumstances, such as when it is no longer necessary for the purposes it was collected or when you withdraw your consent.

d) Right to Objection: You can object to the processing of your personal information, and we will consider your request unless we have legitimate grounds.

6. Data Security Measures

We employ industry-standard security measures to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or alteration. This includes utilizing encryption, firewalls, and regular system monitoring.

7. Third-party Data Sharing

We may share your data with trusted third-party service providers, contractors, or affiliated entities who assist us in operating our services. However, these entities are contractually obligated to follow confidentiality and security procedures aligned with our Privacy Policy and applicable laws.

8. Use of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect traffic data and patterns on our website. This analytics service may use cookies and similar technologies to track and report website usage statistics. By using Parkesburg Pulse, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes outlined in our Privacy Policy.

9. Compliance with GDPR and CCPA

Our data handling practices comply with the provisions of GDPR and CCPA. If any conflict arises between this Privacy Policy and the requirements of these regulations, the relevant provisions will prevail.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding the handling of your data or this Privacy Policy, please reach out to our Privacy Team at [email protected].

Please note that this Privacy Policy is subject to change. Any updates will be reflected on this page, and a notice will be provided if appropriate or legally required. Thus, we encourage you to occasionally review this page for the latest information.

If you have any questions about these Terms, please Contact Us.

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