Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. This is why we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
  • We give you all the control over your data, you may retrieve and remove it at any time.

 

Newscombinator (“We”, “Our”, “Us”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy policy applies to the website www.newscombinator.com (the “Site”) and sets out the basis on which any data We collect from you, or that you provide to Us, will be processed.

This policy is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”).

Please read the following carefully to understand Our views and practices regarding your personal data and how We will treat it.

For the purpose of this, the data controller is Moschitz IT, Neubaugasse 24, 8020 Graz, Austria.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, We collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Out purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Our visitors use its website. From time to time, We may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Information We May Collect From You

As you navigate through and interact with the Site, We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give to Us

  • You may give Us information about you when you search for a product or place an order on the Site;
  • The information you give Us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, customer history and billing and payment data. In addition, if you contact Us, We may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • You may give Us information about personal interests and/or preferences in news topics. This is necessary to run Our aggregation and classification services.

Some of this information may inevitably comprise personal data about you.

Information we collect about you

  • Details of your visits to the Site, including traffic data, location data and information about the resources that you access and use on the Site;
  • Information about your operating system and browser type.

The information We collect about you is statistical data about users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. It helps Us to improve the Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling Us to:

  • Estimate the Site’s audience size and usage patterns;
  • Store information about your preferences;
  • Speed up your searches;
  • Recognize you when you return to the Site.

Information we receive from other sources

We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may us this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

We disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to Our employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Our behalf or to provide services available at Our websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Our websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. We will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to Our employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, We disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when We believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect Our property or rights, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of Our website and have supplied your email address, We may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Us and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. We take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

Please click here to view our cookie policy.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We use cookies to help Us identify and track visitors, their usage of Our website, and their website access preferences. Our visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Our websites, with the drawback that certain features of Our websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If the Newscombinator, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Newscombinator goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Newscombinator may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Where We Store Your Personal Data

We will generally only process personal data within Germany, in a member state of the European Union or in another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. However, your personal data may be outside such countries (for example by Our staff or the staff of one of Our suppliers). We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do Our best to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask Us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes, to correct your data or to delete your data by contacting Us at:

Moschitz IT

Neubaugasse 24/3
8020 Graz
Austria

[email protected]

The Site contains links to and from the websites of Our partner networks, advertisers, affiliates and other resources. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to Information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of €20 to meet Our costs in providing you with details of the information We hold about you.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Any changes We may make to this privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this privacy policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to:

Moschitz IT

Neubaugasse 24/3
8020 Graz
Austria

[email protected]