Like most website operators, The Asian Tribune collects 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. The Asian Tribune’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Asian Tribune’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Asian Tribune may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Asian Tribune also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and users leaving comments on https://theasiantribune.com blogs/sites. The Asian Tribune only discloses logged-in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Asian Tribune’s websites choose to interact with The Asian Tribune in ways that require The Asian Tribune to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Asian Tribune gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at https://theasiantribune.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with The Asian Tribune are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Asian Tribune collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Asian Tribune. The Asian Tribune does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
The Asian Tribune may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. The Asian Tribune may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Asian Tribune does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Asian Tribune discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information to process it on The Asian Tribune’s behalf or to provide services available at The Asian Tribune’s 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 The Asian Tribune’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Asian Tribune will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Asian Tribune discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order, or another governmental request, or when The Asian Tribune believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Asian Tribune, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of The Asian Tribune website and have supplied your email address, The Asian Tribune 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 The Asian Tribune and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Asian Tribune takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
Generally, our website doesn’t ask for our users to share their personal information with us. But whenever a user wants to share their content in our User Platform we ask for those users to share their personal information (e.g. name, email, institution, etc.) to highlight their content and make it more visual to others. And we never share this information with any other third-party source or sell this information. This information is always kept secure between us and our users who share their information.
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 same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
The Rights of Users
You may exercise certain rights regarding your information processed by us. In particular, you have the right to do the following: (i) you have the right to withdraw consent where you have previously given your consent to the processing of your information; (ii) you have the right to object to the processing of your information if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent; (iii) you have the right to learn if information is being processed by us, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the information undergoing processing; (iv) you have the right to verify the accuracy of your information and ask for it to be updated or corrected; (v) you have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of your information, in which case, we will not process your information for any purpose other than storing it; (vi) you have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of your Personal Information from us; (vii) you have the right to receive your information in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance.
This provision is applicable provided that your information is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on your consent, on a contract which you are part of, or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any Personal Information through our Website or Service. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce this Policy by instructing their children never to provide Personal Information through our Website or Service without their permission.
If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us through our Website or Service, please contact us. You must also be old enough to consent to the processing of your Personal Information in your country (In some countries we may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf).
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”)
The Asian Tribune (“Company”) has implemented the following general policy concerning copyright infringement following the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Please note, we have listed the address of the Designated Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement (“Designated Agent”) at the end of this policy.
If you believe any of the material or content residing on or accessible via the Company’s websites and/or services infringes a copyright, please send a notice of the copyright infringement containing the following information to the Designated Agent listed below:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing including information concerning the location of the infringing material that the copyright owner seeks to have removed. Sufficient details must be provided for the Company to find and verify its existence;
- Reasonable and sufficient information must be presented to permit the service provider to contact you. This particular information can include an address, telephone number, and, if available, an e-mail address;
- A statement proving you have good faith belief that the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement made under penalty of perjury. Meaning, the information provided must be accurate and the notifying party is authorized to make the complaint on behalf of the copyright owner.
Do Not Track Signals
Some browsers incorporate a Do Not Track feature that signals to websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Tracking is not the same as using or collecting information in connection with a website. For these purposes, tracking refers to collecting personally identifiable information from consumers who use or visit a website or online service as they move across different websites over time. Our Website does not track its visitors over time and across third-party websites. However, some third-party sites may keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you.
If The Asian Tribune, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The Asian Tribune goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of The Asian Tribune may continue to use your personal information as outlined in this policy.