Privacy

Privacy Policy:

At GINTruth.com™ (GINTruth.com, GlobalInformativeNews.com, GlobalInformativeNewsTruth.com™) we recognize that users, visitors, customers of our website and related services (“Services”) highly value their privacy. This Privacy Notice describes important information regarding the use and disclosure of User information collected on our Services. We provide this Privacy Notice to help you make an informed decision about whether to use our website and related services. Please note that any video or other content Users post and or upload to our Website becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Notice. Your use of GINTruth.com™ and any personal information you provide remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Notice and our Terms of Use.

Information GINTruth.com™ collects no information that will be rented, sold, given or disclosed, to any third-party. We are against SPAM! Other than the services listed below, and the Subscriber option, we do not store any personal identifyable information from you on our database. However, all emails are stored for future reference in case of legal or domestic disputes, for upto 5 years. If you choose to unsubscribe (if subscribed) at any time, your immediate information is erased from our database and cannot be tracked, traced, refound or kept on file. However, emails or other information sent by you will remain in storage upto 5 years.

Information you provide: You provide certain personally identifiable information (such as your name and email address) to GINTruth.com™ when deciding to participate in various activities on our Website such as uploading videos, posting messages and or comments, entering contests, taking advantage of promotions, responding to surveys, or subscribing to newsletters or other mailing lists.

Cookies: When you visit GINTruth.com™, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies the browser you employ to visit and or use our Website. GINTruth.com™ uses both persistent and session cookies. A persistent cookie stays after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to GINTruth.com™. You can remove persistent cookies by following the help file directions of your browser. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can set your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of GINTruth.com™ may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

Log Information: When you use GINTruth.com™, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

User communications: When you send email or other communication to GINTruth.com™, we may retain those communications to process and respond to your requests and improve our services.

Clear GIFs Information: We may employ a software technology called clear gifs (aka Web Beacons), that help us better manage our services and or content by tracking the online usage patterns of our Users anonymously (i.e., in a non-personally-identifiable manner). In addition, we may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients.

Usage of information:

By using this site you agree not to hold liable in any way shape or form, the site owner or hoster, for any information that may be in disagreement with, slanderous to, falsely stated or unwarranted towards, any company, entity, person or persons mentioned in any part of this site. If you do not agree, then do not use this site. If you do not agree but use this site anyway, you are agreeing to the entirety of this policy without exception.

Neither GINTruth.com or any of its related sites or domains will ever ask you for money or payment in any form other than donations. Donations are solely at the discretion of the user and you are never obliged or requested to make a payment. if you receive any such request please ignore it and inform admin immediately via the Contact link on the website

If you submit personally identifiable information to us through GINTruth.com™, then we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide you with the features, services and functionality of our Website.

We use your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve the quality of the GINTruth.com™ Website and Services and to create new features, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing User preferences and behaviour.

We use your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve the quality of the GINTruth.com™ Website and Services and to create new features, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing User preferences and behaviour.

We do not spam! To be more specific, we do not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send any commercial messages without your consent. For messages that you provided consent for, you have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may only use your email address without further consent for administrative purposes (like for example for customer service purposes).

Any personal information or video content that you post online (on discussion boards, in messages and chat areas, within your public profile page, etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. Your account name and your public profile, but not your email address, is displayed to other Users when you post videos or send messages through the GINTruth.com™ Website and other Users may chose to contact you through messages and comments. Any videos that you submit to GINTruth.com™ may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the general public.

We may analyze your information and the content you submit and/or post to our Website (such as videos, comments, etc.) for market research. This research is as treated strictly confidential and provided to third parties, such as product manufacturers and/or service firms, only in an anonymous form. User IDs are replaced with individual identifying codes, and only GINTruth.com™ has access to the associated user information. This research aims to improve the products and service our affiliated product manufacturers and/or service firms provide to you.

We may use cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to: (a) remember information so you do not have to re-enter it during your next visit to GINTruth.com™; (b) provide personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; (d) monitor metrics such as pages viewed, number of visitors, etc.; and (e) track your entries, submissions, and status in promotions, and contests.

Disclosure of information:

We do not share your personally identifiable information unless it is in a post you send us and whereby you have not requested anonymity.

We may release personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with laws (such as Copyright Laws).

GINTruth.com™ reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Use and to take precautions against any liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to protect the security or integrity of our website, and to protect the rights of GINTruth.com™ our Users or others.

Your Choices:

You may decline to submit personally identifiable information through GINTruth.com™, in which case GINTruth.com™ may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may update or correct your personal profile information and email preferences at any time by visiting your account profile page. Please note that media files uploaded by Users to GINTruth.com™ cannot be removed and remain subject to our Terms of Use. It is recommended that if you wish to remain anonymous in a posting, you do not include your name in any post you send us, or you can simply request anonymity.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting your profile access or making changes. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times if applicable.

Our Commitment To Childrens’ Privacy:

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. For that reason, GINTruth.com™ does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on GINTruth.com™ from persons under 16 years of age. If you are under 16 years of age, then please do not subscribe to GINTruth.com™ in any manner. If GINTruth.com™ learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 16 years of age has been collected on GINTruth.com™ without verified parental consent, then GINTruth.com™ will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy:

In the event that GINTruth.com™ is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our Users as part of such change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

Special Note to International Users:

GINTruth.com™ is hosted in the USA but owned by a private owner in Japan, and is governed by the laws of the USA, Japan and international laws pertaining to the correct use, distribution and listing of websites under ICANN rules. If you are a User accessing our Website from other regions with laws or regulations ruling personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from those of the USA or other countries in agreement with said laws, please note that through your continued use of GINTruth.com™, this Privacy Notice, and our Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the USA and you consent to that transfer. Any legal requests however MUST be done via the law courts in Tokyo, Japan. Japanese law will have prime jurisdiction in all cases, regardless of location of complainants.

Our Commitment To Data Security:

GINTruth.com™ uses reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. However, we cannot warrant or ensure the security of any information you transmit to GINTruth.com™. You do so at your own risk. If GINTruth.com™ learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate steps. GINTruth.com™ may post a notice on our Website if such a breach happens. 

Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites:

GINTruth.com™ does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. However, please note that if an advertiser asks GINTruth.com™ to show an advertisement to a certain audience segment and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser may conclude that you fit the characteristics of the audience they are attempting to reach. The advertiser may also use information regarding your use of GINTruth.com™, such as the number of times you viewed an ad (but not any personally identifiable information), to determine which ads to deliver to you.

We recommend you consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks (see links below) for more information on their practices and for instructions on how to opt-out of certain practices. GINTruth.com™’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

GINTruth.com™ has agreements or is in the process of establishing agreements with the following third-party ad servers or ad networks. 

    * We don’t display Google Ads on our site. This is merely a cosmetic choice and does not reflect our opinions on using Google Ads.

    * Various Private Advertisers.

    * Amazon Associates & Amazon Stores

Changes and updates to this Privacy Notice:

This Privacy Notice may be revised periodically and this will be reflected by the “effective date” below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Notice in effect when we have received the personal information you provided. Your continued use of GINTruth.com™ constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any future revisions.

For revisions to this Privacy Notice that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of the personal information you have already provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing such revisions with respect to such information.

Content posted here is protected under the DMCA 1996 and beyond. Content used from external sources, is used under Fair Use Rules of the DMCA. No copyright infringement is intended or implied. Images used are found in the public domain and used in accordance with copyright regulations of the DMCA.

This Privacy Notice was last modified February 20th 2013.

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