Overview and Scope
We place strong emphasis on ensuring your understanding of the information we gather from you, how it is utilized, and your ability to exert significant control over both. This Privacy Notice delineates our practices related to the collection and utilization of data, including personal details. It also covers the parties with whom we share such information, your entitlements and preferences, and methods to contact us about our privacy procedures.
When you interact with our websites or utilize our mobile applications, collectively referred to as “Online Services,” engage with us, or communicate with us (hereinafter referred to as “Services”), we accumulate personal data about you. Personal data includes information that can identify an individual. It excludes data from which identities have been removed, rendering it anonymous. Additionally, we may obtain personal information from alternative sources and integrate it with the data you provide and that is gathered through automated methods. The information we gather may include:
- When you create an account, we collect your first and last name, email address, username, and password. Optionally, you may provide your phone number, address, state, city, or postal code. This personal data is used to address your requests, manage your account, and communicate with you about your account, including sending relevant information.
- When you reach out to us with inquiries regarding our Services, our business, or other topics, we use the personal information you have provided, such as your name, email, and phone number, to address your queries and provide additional information related to your inquiry. We may also add you to our marketing list to share information associated with your inquiry or other content that we believe may capture your interest.
Automated Information Collection via Online Services
Similar to numerous other websites and applications, our Online Services automatically collect specific details related to your device, browsing activities, and behavioral patterns. This includes information regarding your visits, such as traffic data, location data (if enabled), logs, communication data, and the assets you access and utilize on our Online Services. Additionally, we gather information about your computer, mobile device, Internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. These technologies may be used to monitor your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services, commonly referred to as behavior tracking.
The technologies utilized for this automated data collection include:
- Web beacons: The pages of our Online Services may contain small electronic files, also known as web beacons (clear gifs, pixel tags, single-pixel gifs). These files assist in user counting and provide website-related statistics, such as the popularity of content and the verification of system integrity. Automatically collected information remains entirely statistical and does not include personal data. Nonetheless, we may maintain or link it with personal information collected through alternate means or acquired from third-party sources.
We employ the information we collect, or that you provide, including personal data, for various purposes, such as:
- Fulfilling the purpose for which you provided the information.
- Supporting, personalizing, and enhancing our Services.
- Establishing, maintaining, adapting, and securing your account.
- Providing assistance and managing your queries, which may involve connecting you with a WSJ Renew (wsjrenew.net) sales representative or support agent.
- Customizing your experience on our Online Services and delivering relevant content, product offerings, and advertisements through our Online Services, third-party platforms, email, or text messages (with your consent as required by applicable law).
- Ensuring the security, safety, and integrity of our Online Services, products, services, databases, and other business and technological assets.
- Conducting product testing, research, analysis, and development, including enhancing our Services, products, and Online Services.
- Responding to inquiries from law enforcement agencies and complying with relevant laws, court orders, or government regulations.
The data aids us in enhancing our Online Services and providing a more personalized experience by enabling us to:
- Evaluate our audience size and usage trends.
- Retain information about your preferences to tailor our Online Services to your specific interests.
- Expedite your searches.
- Identify you upon your return to our Online Services.
Third parties may also utilize cookies or other tracking technologies, either independently or in conjunction with web beacons, to gather data about your interactions with our Online Services. This data may be linked to your personal data or aggregated from your online activities over time and across various websites and online services. These third parties may use this information for interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content delivery. We do not have control over the tracking technologies used by these third parties or their potential applications. If you have questions about a specific advertisement or content, please reach out directly to the responsible provider.
How We Utilize the Gathered Information
We employ the collected information, including personal data, for the following purposes:
- To fulfill the reason for which you provided the information.
- To provide, support, personalize, and enhance our Services.
- To establish, maintain, and secure your account.
- To offer support and respond to inquiries.
- To personalize your experience and deliver relevant content and advertisements.
- To uphold the security and integrity of our Services.
- For product testing, research, analysis, and development.
- To respond to law enforcement requests and legal obligations.
Legal Basis for Data Collection and Use
We collect and use information based on the following legal grounds:
- Your consent (as permitted by applicable law).
- Legitimate business interests.
- Compliance with legal obligations.
How We Share the Information
We disclose the collected information as outlined in this Notice.
Your Rights and Choices
You have choices concerning the use and disclosure of your personal information. You can opt-out of marketing-related emails via the unsubscribe link. Please note that important administrative messages may still be sent. To opt-out of marketing emails from WSJ Renew (wsjrenew.net) or sales associates, use the unsubscribe link or contact them directly.
If you’ve established an account, you can always access your personal details by logging into your profile. If you encounter challenges or require assistance with accessing or deleting your profile, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Data Privacy Rights
Depending on your location and subject to applicable laws, you may possess the subsequent rights concerning the personal information you’ve provided to us:
- The right to request confirmation of whether we handle personal data related to you and, if so, to request a copy of this personal data.
- The right to request correction or updating of personal data that is incorrect, incomplete, or outdated.
- The right to request the deletion of your personal data in certain legally defined situations.
- The right to request limitations on the utilization of your personal data under specific conditions, such as when we are contemplating an update to your personal data.
- The right, where technically possible, to request the transfer of your personal data to another company.
- The right to retract consent previously provided for the processing of your personal data.
- The right to object to the processing of your personal data under particular circumstances. To exercise these rights, get in touch with us at email@example.com.
We will comply with your requests to the extent mandated by applicable law. If you believe you have not obtained a satisfactory response, you can refer the matter to the data protection authority in your jurisdiction.
We recognize the critical importance of ensuring the security of your personal information. Therefore, we implement security measures, encompassing organizational, physical, and technical safeguards, designed to protect personal data within our organization from unauthorized access, destruction, loss, alteration, or misuse. We regularly assess and enhance these security measures. However, despite our best efforts, we cannot guarantee that data transmission or storage can be entirely impervious.
Preservation of Data
We store your personal information on our servers and cloud-based database management services located in the United States. We retain your data only for the duration required to fulfill the purposes for which we obtained your personal information, unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law.
Connections to External Websites and Social Networks
Our Online Services are not designed for or directed at individuals under the age of 18, and we do not knowingly collect or track personal information from children or their use of our Online Services.
International Data Transfer
Your personal information may be accessed, stored, and processed in a country where we have operations or contract service providers. As a result, we may transfer personal information we hold about you to recipients in countries other than the one in which the information was initially collected. The privacy and data protection laws of those countries may offer a lower level of protection than the privacy and data protection laws of your own country. By utilizing our Services, you acknowledge that such information transfers may take place beyond your country of residence. If you have concerns about our adherence to Privacy Shield principles, please contact us. For inquiries or concerns, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will address Privacy Shield complaints within 45 days.
Modifications to this Notification
We recognize that the responsibility for preserving data privacy is ongoing. Accordingly, we may periodically amend this Privacy Notification. Updates will be posted on this page, with the date of the most recent revision specified at the top of this Notification. We recommend that you visit this page regularly to stay informed about any alterations.
For general inquiries or comments regarding WSJ Renew (wsjrenew.net), please contact us:
Via Email: email@example.com