There are many reasons for which Dainik Bangla collects information about its users; for example, to provide services which are designed to serve the user, to overview and accelerate the improvement of the services offerings, for marketing or targeting advertisements etc. This type of information may include your name, address, phone number, email address, age, social network account etc., which are generally categorized as “the Information”.
There are other privacy policies that may apply to certain services provided by Dainik Bangla. Dainik Bangla requests to read these while registering or subscribing to these services on these sites. Dainik Bangla values and respects the privacy of its visitors/readers and tries its best to ensure that the information gathered is used for the limited purpose for which it was received in the first hand.
There are multiple fake websites, social media pages and unauthorized social media groups/accounts that use the name of ‘Dainik Bangla/দৈনিক বাংলা’ in online. Dainik Bangla shall hold no responsibility for any content produced, published or shared in those fake websites, unauthorized pages & groups in the social media.
Dainik Bangla collects the information of a user when the user (1) registers to the site or apps, (ii) subscribes to the newsletter, (iii) responds to a survey or participates in a competition, (iv) logs in to a site or page, etc.
Dainik Bangla does not provide, sell or trade information that can help to identify somebody personally to any other entities except for those that help Dainik Bangla to operate the website, conduct the business and serve its users. It may share visitor’s/reader’s personal information internally to understand the user base, promote the number of users and improve user engagement.
If Dainik Bangla needs to use personal information of somebody in a different way than described above it shall seek the permission of the user. Dainik Bangla shall hold the authority to release personally identifiable information if it is required to comply with the laws of Bangladesh. Dainik Bangla shall also hold the right to share the information in response to legal process, or protect its interest in any forum.
The advertisements included in the Dainik Bangla website and Apps, are by third-party companies & ad networks through independent ad tags, which may collect information about users. Dainik Bangla shall bear no responsibility that may arise as a result of collecting and/or sharing the information with any other party.
Dainik Bangla shall not accept any liability that may arise as a result of any content of any advertisement that may appear on the Dainik Bangla website.
The website or application shall show or allow advertisements of third party services or products at the discretion of Dainik Bangla. These third-party sites may have different and independent privacy policies which may or may not be related to that of Dainik Bangla. Dainik Bangla shall bear no responsibility or liability for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy. For information leakage due to the visitor/reader accessing a separate link, application or website, whether through a link in the website or contents of Dainik Bangla, we shall not bear any responsibility as well.
Any user data based on cookies isn’t collected by Dainik Bangla, nor does it gather any sort of information that may be personal to the user. If a third party associated with the Dainik Bangla website collects user cookies when you visit the Dainik Bangla website, Dainik Bangla does not control the use of these cookies. That’s why you should check the relevant third-party website before browsing to avoid any annoying occurrence that may hamper your online security.
We may use other sources of demographic and other information to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions. To track the user behavior on our website, among others, we generally use Google Analytics. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads any time using the Ads Settings options provided by Google.
To participate in campaigns/competitions organized by Dainik Bangla, feedback, survey etc, Dainik Bangla may contact its users via e-mail, phone or SMS from time to time, based on the information it has received previously from the users.
If any user prefers not to receive email containing marketing information from us, then the user can simply follow the unsubscribe option at the bottom of each email.
Dainik Bangla shall hold your personal information as long as you continue your association with Dainik Bangla. We will delete your information as soon as reasonably possible, based on account activity and in compliance with applicable law(s), whenever you request us to do so. However, we may archive and/or retain some information for legal purposes. Dainik Bangla may retain data for a further period (5-7 years) as per its own internal data retention policy. Please understand that there may be some events when the erasing/deleting of information may take more time than usual, and Dainik Bangla shall not hold any responsibility in those cases. You may access or modify your personal information by signing on to the website. Dainik Bangla will not modify the information provided by you. However, you must update your personal information as soon as such changes are needed.
Dainik Bangla strategies support the deletion of client data. However we prefer such requests to be written and made in cooperation with the Dainik Bangla Data Protection and Records management committee. This will ensure clarity of the request in the event it is not a temporary storage item like non-persistent web and social media cookies. You may initiate the request for data deletion by sending an email to [email protected]
We retain your personal information as long as it is necessary for us to provide services to you or you ask us to delete your data. If you no longer want us to use your information then you can request that we erase your personal information and close your Dainik Bangla account as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law(s). We may retain and use your personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations. For example, we may keep some of your information for tax, legal reporting and auditing obligations.
Please note that if you have multiple accounts with us, then you will have to raise separate requests for each of the accounts, along with the associated email IDs or phone numbers. One mail won’t work for all the accounts that you have with Dainik Bangla.