Our Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement

 

We respect the privacy of visitors of www.ghananewspunch.com and ensure that the personal information you provide is treated confidentially. Processing of the personal data takes place in a manner that is in accordance with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act. With the following Privacy Policy statement we want to make clear how we are committed to the security and reliability of our website, and clarify how we use the personal data of our customers.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://ghananewspunch.com. Ghana News Punch is a digital media platform that has been in operation for over three years in Ghana delivering authentic news updates to its readers. 

Personal data

Personal data are the data that you can make available to us when you visit www.ghananewspunch.com. In some sections, we can ask for your address, email address, and telephone numbers. In addition, when visiting www.ghananewspunch.com, other data are also automatically available, such as your IP address, information about the internet site from which you have opened our website or about the internet browser you use (technical information).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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 exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How we use your Personal Data

We will only collect, process and use the personal data you have made available to us by visiting www.ghananewspunch.com for purposes within the framework of the applicable data protection laws. Your personal details will be stored and used by us to improve your experience at www.ghananewspunch.com.

For services such as newsletters or contact forms, we need information such as name, address or email address. 

The technical information required for the presentation of www.ghananewspunch.com on your computer is stored anonymously by us and used for statistical analyzes and to make our website as attractive as possible. Moreover, we use this information anonymously, so not related to your person, so that we can continually improve.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on www.ghananewspunch.com or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Questions about data protection

If you have any questions about the data protection or if you wish to make use of rights or claims regarding your personal data, please contact: [email protected]

Analytics

We utilize Google Analytics Toolkit in monitoring and studying the browsing experience and performance of our site www.ghananewspunch.com

Disclaimer

We reserve the right to modify this statement from time to time. We may change the content of this statement at any time without prior notice. This statement’s latest modification occured on 2-March-2020: 11:56 GMT

 

Our contact information

We can be reached via the given contact details below for digital businesses such as Website Design and Management, Social Media Management, Digital Advertising, and Brand Management.

Address: 46 Senchi Road, Airport West, Accra

Email: [email protected]