Privacy Policy

At www.kashmirpulse.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information which is received and collected by the site and how it is used.

Who We Are?
The Kashmir Pulse (https://kashmirpulse.com) is a premier news portal providing latest news, views, videos, tutorials, reviews, opinions, notifications and latest job vacancies! We are based in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir.

What Personal Data We Collect & Why?

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, this website (kashmirpulse.com) makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date / time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

This website (kashmirpulse.com) does not use cookies.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this website (www.kashmirpulse.com).
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to this website (www.kashmirpulse.com) and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:
Google Adsense

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on this website (www.kashmirpulse.com) send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

The Kashmir Pulse (kashmirpulse.com) has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. The Kashmir Pulse’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Comments
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact Forms
If you contact us via the Contact Page on our website, we need your Name and Email in order to respond and assist you in the best possible manner. We don’t keep the data after we respond to your queries and provide you the sought information. We keep contact form submissions for the certain period for our readers convenience purposes, but do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

Cookies
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name and email address in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. Videos, Images, Articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics
We use Google Analytics for analytics tracking, and the link to our analytics provider’s privacy policy is here: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Who We Share Your Data With?
The Kashmir Pulse does not share any personal data with anyone.

How Long We Retain Your Data?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data?
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send Your Data?
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We use hosting service for our website from a company based in European Union so technically no transfers of our site data outside the European Union take place and data is safeguarded to European data protection standards by our hosting provider itself.

Contact Information
A reader / user should contact us for privacy-specific concerns at the following email address: [email protected]

Additional Information
We do not use our site for commercial purposes i.e, we do not engage in complex collection or processing of personal data.

How We Protect Your Data?
We know how important your privacy is and therefore, we take following measures to protect our users’ data. The data protection includes technical measures such as encryption; and measures such as staff training in data protection.

What Data Breach Procedures We Have In Place?
We use various procedures that help us to deal with data breaches, either potential or real, such as internal reporting systems, contact mechanisms et cetera.

What Third Parties We Receive Data From?
Our web site does not receive data about users from third parties, excluding advertisers. Advertisers may display ads keeping the user’s web history into consideration.

What Automated Decision Making And / Or Profiling We Do With User Data?
Our web site does not provide such a service which includes automated decision making.

Industry Regulatory Disclosure Requirements?
We are not a member of a regulated industry.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at [email protected]