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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Welcome to Read Business News, the website and community owned and operated by Haziq Altaf. (“Read Business News,” “we,” or “us”).  As used in this Privacy Policy, “Read Business News” refers to all websites (including readbusinessnews.com, and related services), mobile sites, applications, and other properties or services owned or operated by Read Business News, Inc. This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms of Service, and by visiting Read Business News, viewing our content, attending or viewing any of our events or programs and/or using any of our services, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

This page covers the treatment of user information, including Personally Identifiable Information (defined below), obtained by Read Business News, including information obtained when you access or log in to Read Business News, and/or register for content, webinars, or the forum provided by Read Business News. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Read Business News does not own or control, or to individuals whom Read Business News does not employ or manage, including any of the third parties to which Read Business News may disclose user information as set forth in this Policy.

User Information

Data Obtained

Read Business News may obtain the following types of information from you or concerning your computer or device (“Information”), which may include information that can be used to identify you as specified below (“Personally Identifiable Information”):

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone Number(s)
  • Credit Card Information
  • Blog or Website URL
  • Social Networking Handle or Username
  • Photo
  • Demographic Information (e.g., age, gender, interests, and preferences)
  • Professional Title
  • Company
  • Industry
  • Activities or Content Viewed on Read Business News
  • Information Collected Automatically ( detailed below )
  • Information Received from Third Parties ( detailed below )

In certain cases, we may request that you provide some of the Information identified above in order to obtain specific products or services (such as registering for webinars or logging in to download reports). If you choose not to provide the Information we request, you may still use Read Business News, but you may be unable to access certain features or services. When you register to receive any products or services from Read Business News or provide information to Read Business News in any other manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.

Automatically Collected

Read Business News may automatically receive and log certain types of information when you visit or interact with our websites, services, mobile applications or other products, including:

  • Browser Information
  • Operating System Information
  • Mobile Device Information (e.g., device identifier, mobile operating system, etc.)
  • IP Address
  • Internet Service Provider
  • Content Viewed
  • Geographic Location
  • Connection Speed
  • Time of Visit
  • Referring Site, Application, or Service
  • Registration Time

Third-Party Information

Events and Webinars

If you register for events or webinars provided by Read Business News, we may receive Information about you from the service providers that host or process registration for these programs or that provide other services to support these programs (such as technical support), which may include certain Personally Identifying Information identified above.

Third-Party Websites

If you choose to use any third party website or service that is integrated with Read Business News, including a third party social networking or blogging site, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or WordPress (“Third Party Websites”) – or if you use any Read Business News, application provided through any Third Party Website – we may receive Information, including Personally Identifying Information, from such Third Party Websites, including, but not limited to:

  • Name
  • Nickname or Username
  • Photo or Graphic Avatar
  • Unique Third Party Website Identifier (e.g., Facebook User ID)
  • Biographical or Demographic Information (e.g. professional title, gender, college attended, etc.)
  • Likes and Interests
  • Contacts/Friends/Associations
  • Any Information That Is Publicly Available on Third Party Websites

For example, Read Business News may offer the ability to use certain Third Party Websites to facilitate your registration on Read Business News. We may also use information about your profile and connections on Third Party Websites to allow you to share or connect with your friends and contacts on Read Business News or to personalize your experience. In addition, Read Business News offers “plug ins” and “widgets” from various Third Party Websites that allow you to share Read Business News content off of our service, as discussed in “Disclosure of Information to Third Parties”.

Your decision to use, or share with, a Third Party Website when accessing or using Read Business News products and services is completely voluntary. Read Business News is not responsible for compliance with the policies or practices of any Third Party Website. You should ensure that you are comfortable with the information such Third Party Websites may make available to Read Business News by reviewing those Websites’ privacy policies and service terms, and by modifying your privacy settings and preferences on those Services. Any information we receive from Third Party Websites will be governed by this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of Oct 22, 2021.