Why this Policy?
This policy explains to our users how we protect and handle any information provided by our users via our website, mobile apps, social media pages/ accounts,email,telephone and in person. The policy also covers information received from third parties and provides our users with a brief summary of the rights they can exercise regarding what we do with their information.
Who we are
Witmedia is a multichannel media company which which is home to Witmedia YouTube channel and Witmedia multi-services. The brand is a newly bred which has mission and vision centered toward disseminating news and thus, entertaining and keeping users abreast with happening in the world of football.
Kinds of information we collect
We only collect information provided by you to us,and these information might include responding to one of our promotions and offers, when you order or register interest in one of our products, when you post a comment under an article. And all these could be via your computer browser, an app, by telephone, or probably by post.We can also get information from your device which could beinformation about the device you’re using when you interact with one of our websites,apps or other product/services,including adverts.
This may include information about your operating system,hardware,software, browser type in order to tailor the experience to your device (e.g. screen resolution).It may also be information about your operations and behaviours performed on your device to tailor the experience based on how you or similar users have interacted with our content.Information about your IP address are also collected, so that we can recognize if you have visited us before, allow your device to communicate with our websites and app, and determine your geographical location. Data from cookies or similar technologies placed on your device which tells us about your use of our websites and/or selected third party websites. Sometimes,cookies are also placed by third parties.
- How can you exercise your rights under the GDPR
If you are contacting us, or our joint controllers, to exercise any of your rights under the GDPR, you will have to provide valid proof of identification. We are required to respond to your request within 1 month.
- Access: If you wish to exercise your right to access a free copy of your data, you can contact us, or our joint controllers, at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Deletion: To ask us to delete your personal data, please contact us, or our joint controllers, at the contact details provided below at Section 12. However, there may be circumstances where we are legally entitled to retain it.
- Rectification: If you wish to update or rectify your data, you can do this directly by accessing your account settings.
- Revoke consent for direct marketing: If you wish to object to the processing of your data for direct marketing you can opt-out by updating your settings or clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any marketing email or newsletter you receive from us.
- Opt-out of online behavioural advertising: You are able to control whether we and our partners may use your information for online behavioural advertising related purposes when you visit our websites via our ‘Consent Management Platform that appears when you first visit our sites, or by clicking on the Cookie Settings link in this Policy.
- Objection to automated profiling: If you wish to opt-out of having your personal information profiled for personalisation purposes you can adjusting your account settings or contact us directly.
- Objection to legitimate interests: If you wish to object to our processing of your data where we are pursuing our legitimate interests or those of a third party please contact us, or our joint controllers, at the contact details provided below stating the nature of and reasons for such objection.
- Complain: You also have the right to lodge a complaint about us with our supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
- Web beacons: Our websites, apps and emails often contain small invisible images known as ‘web beacons’ or ‘tracking pixels’. These are used in a way similar to cookies to:
- Flash cookies: In certain situations we use Adobe Flash Player to deliver video clips. Local Shared Objects (Flash cookies) are used to provide functions such as remembering your settings and preferences.
- Tracking URLs: These are web links that allows us to measure when a link is clicked on. They help us measure the effectiveness of campaigns and advertising and the popularity of articles that are read.
Cookies and other online tracking technologies are an important part of the internet. They make using websites much smoother and affect lots of the useful features of websites.
There are many different uses for cookies, but for within our sites, they fall into the following groups:
(i) Cookies that are needed to provide the service you have asked for (Essential)
Some cookies are essential so you can move around our websites and use their features. Without the use of these cookies parts of our websites would not function.
(ii) Cookies that collect information about your choices and preferences (Functional / Preference)
These cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to remember things like:
(iii) Cookies used to understand how people use our products and services (Analytics)
We use analytics cookies to gather information about what pages, links and sections of our apps are popular and which ones don’t get used so much to help us keep our sites relevant and up to date. They are also useful to be able to identify trends of how people navigate our sites so we can identify improvements to make to the customer journey.
We may also use this combined information to improve our products and services. For instance, we may analyse this information in aggregate to improve our advertising systems.
Do Not Track: Our websites do not respond to ‘Do Not Track’ (DNT) browser settings.
Cookies can also be controlled using the following instructions:
- Mobile Devices: When using a mobile device, you can opt-out of receiving online behavioural advertising by selecting ‘Limit Ad Tracking’ in the Settings of your Apple iPhone or iPad, or the ‘Opt out of interest-based ads’ in the Settings on your Android device. You may also be able to reset your unique identifier used for online behavioural advertising (referred to as an ‘Advertising ID’) in the Settings on your Apple or Android device.
- Updates to this Policy
We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy. Where changes are made, we will post the revised Policy here with an updated effective date. Please check regularly for any changes to this Policy.
- How to contact us:
If you have any queries or comments about this Policy or to exercise any of your rights under the GDPR, please contact us by email at: