Scope and Application
Information Collection Practices
As you interact with Headline Horizon, we, along with our service providers, might collect various types of information. This could include:
- **Registration Information**: This includes details you provide when signing up for our services, such as creating an account or participating in contests. Examples are your name, email, gender, birthdate, and more.
- **Customer Service and Feedback Information**: If you seek customer support or give feedback, we might collect your name, email, and state.
- **User-Uploaded Content**: This relates to any audio, video, or photos you upload as part of our services.
- **Personal Financial and Commercial Information**: This pertains to any financial data you provide when making purchases or subscribing.
- **Public Information and Posts**: Any content you post publicly on Headline Horizon, like comments or profile details.
- **Activity Information**: We might record data about your device and browser when you access our services. This could include your IP address, device type, geolocation, and more.
- **Cookies and Tracking**: We employ various tracking methods to collect data about your use of our services. This can include your search history, pages visited, and other user activities. Note that third-party advertisers supporting us might also use similar technologies.
- **Information from Other Sources**: Occasionally, we might integrate the data we have with info from external sources, such as advertisers or partners.
Not all types of information may have been collected from every user.
Regarding 'Do Not Track' signals, currently, we don’t adhere to them, as we’re awaiting clearer guidelines on this front.
Use and Disclosure
Headline Horizon collects and processes data primarily to provide and enhance our services. We endeavor to:
- Offer, maintain, and refine the Headline Horizon services, paving the way for future enhancements.
- Boost both your online and offline experiences by delivering curated content and advertising.
- Authenticate user identities for enhanced security.
- Facilitate user engagement through comments, contests, games, and other interactive platforms.
- Provide responsive customer support and promptly address queries.
- Forecast user interests, ensuring content and advertising resonate more closely with your preferences.
- Ensure the upkeep of our infrastructure and adhere to our internal standards and processes.
Certain information may be shared with trusted third-party service providers to ensure the efficient delivery and management of our services. We collaborate with diverse entities to deliver video content personalized to your preferences and geographical location. User submissions, such as videos or photos, may be utilized publicly for news aggregation, social media sharing, and community engagement. We strongly advise against uploading content that discloses personal or sensitive data. At times, we collaborate with external entities to offer combined services, such as contests or promotions. It's important to note that these partners may have their distinct privacy policies. Headline Horizon, in conjunction with our partners, leverages collected data to deliver personalized ads. Options to opt-out from specific ad targeting practices are available to all users. Users may occasionally receive promotional content or service updates. Clear instructions for opting out will always be part of these communications. Data might be exchanged with Headline Horizon affiliated entities. However, while navigating our affiliates' platforms, users might be governed by their respective privacy policies. We might share user information with our strategic partners, allowing them to forward marketing content in alignment with user preferences. Data might be disclosed in scenarios where it's imperative to safeguard the rights, privacy, and safety of Headline Horizon, its affiliates, and its community. In the event of a significant business transition, such as mergers or asset transfers, user data might be shared or transferred as part of the negotiation and execution process.
Headline Horizon employs industry-standard administrative, technical, personnel, and physical protections to shield the information we hold from unauthorized access, alteration, or loss. Nevertheless, the absolute security of your information cannot be guaranteed.
User Access and Control
For users wishing to access, delete, or correct their personal data stored with us, please contact us. For security, identity verification will be necessary. If you desire to restrain or limit how we use your data, contact us as described later. In your application, provide your email, name, address, and phone number, stating the specific data you wish to modify or limit. While we strive to accommodate requests promptly, some cases, due to legal obligations, might not permit us to comply fully. Residents of states with distinct privacy laws (like California, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut) should consult respective sections detailing their rights. Registered users under 18 can request content removal by following the specified process on our portal. Note that not all content removal requests guarantee comprehensive deletion, especially if the content has been shared by others. Also, you can opt not to share your data with Headline Horizon affiliates or third parties for marketing by following the provided channels and procedures.
Additional Important Information
California Consumer Privacy Act Notice
This section provides information aligned with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and details the categories of Personal Information of California residents that Headline Horizon may collect, disclose, or 'sell' or 'share'. Information such as identifiers, commercial information, and internet activity are among the categories disclosed. Depending on the individual’s interactions with Headline Horizon, we might not have collected each category of Personal Information. Under the CCPA definitions, 'sale' and 'share' exclude certain types of transfers like those in business mergers or bankruptcy. Personal Information is collected from direct interactions, social media, and advertising partners. The purposes include business operations, product and service provision, advertising, risk monitoring, legal compliance, and more. California consumers have specific rights including the Right to Know, Right to Request Deletion, Right to Request Correction, Right to Opt-Out of Sale or Sharing, Right to be Free from Discrimination, and more. Specific details about these rights and how to exercise them are available in this section. For more on our metrics regarding the received requests, visit our record keeping section.
FOR CONSUMERS IN VIRGINIA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, AND OTHER U.S. STATES WITH SIMILAR PRIVACY LAWS