This Privacy Policy explains how Glorynews, a music service and mobile app owned and operated by GlorynewsOnline., collects, uses, and manages your personal data. By using the Platform (defined below) and/or by registering for a user account, you consent to our Privacy Policy, so it’s important you read it carefully. If you do not agree to any term, provision, or concept in this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Glorynews website(http://glorynewsonline.com), mobile website, mobile apps services or platform. Please contact gnuzonline@gmail.com with any privacy-related questions.

Note: this Privacy Policy only applies to the Glorynews website, app, and any additional music delivery mechanism or platform hereafter developed and/or utilized in any way, shape or form by GlorynewsOnline. (collectively hereby referred to as the “Platform”), When using the Platform you may encounter links or ads for other services, platforms, apps, and/or websites that are not a part of the Services. Glorynews assumes no responsibility for the privacy policies or activities of such third parties, and users should be sure to check the privacy policy of any third party site or platform they use.

Who we are

Our website address is: http://glorynewsonline.com.

Your Gospel Site that tells you the Gospel Happenings you need from Gh, Naija, South Africa, USA ,UK and Beyond. Glorynews seeks to serve you with:

  • Free GospelLyrics, GospelVideos and Mp3 Downloads from GH, Naija, South Africa, UK, US  and beyond.
  •  News & Announcements on Gospel Gatherings & Happenings,
  • Advertising/promotion of your Products, Services, Events, Music etc.
  • Clerics and Artiste Profiles,
  • Christian Jokes,
  • Health Tips,
  • Events with Videos, Photos and Posters with write ups from before, during and after the event.
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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.

Contact forms

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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

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 this site, 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

 

1 – Introduction/Overview

Our Privacy Policy will provide you with a detailed explanation of how we collect and use your data on the Platform. Before we delve into the details, however, we’d like to provide you with a brief overview of our philosophy as it pertains to user privacy and to highlight some key basic ideas.

By using the Platform, you consent to the collection of certain types of data (outlined below). You should fully understand what we do (and don’t do) with your personal information and data.

We’d also like to offer a brief overview of what you’re consenting to by using the Platform. All of these points will be explained in more detail below.

By using the Platform, you consent to;

Our use of cookies and other related technologies;

The transfer of your information to a 3rd party outside of the country you reside in;

The collection, processing, use, and sharing of your information;

The public availability of certain kinds of personal information you elect to share by registering for an account, and your controls for sharing such information.

2 – Information we collect about you

Visiting and using the Platform does not require you to provide any personal information, however, by electing to register for a user account you will provide us with certain information as you complete the registration process:

Opt-In/Registration Data:

To register for Glorynews account, you must provide us with a valid email address. If you use Social Login (e.g. Facebook) to sign up, we will receive the email address you have registered with Facebook. You may elect to provide us with certain other personal information – personal/artist biography, hometown, and links to your profiles on other social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc).

We also collect and display the date of your initial user registration on your user profile as a month and year – e.g. August ‘14.

You will also provide certain personal data if you use our Contact Us tools, on-site forms, or send us an email regarding support, your account, or other topics.

You may also provide other personal information through your use of the site and posting of audio material, in the track description, comments, or title fields.

Data we collect on usage, analytics, and cookies:

By using the Platform, you consent to our use of different technologies and methods that collect information about how you use, access, and interact with the Platform, which may include any of the following;

Technical data such as your IP Address, geolocation, cookie data, URLs visited, mobile device ID and information, device attributes, operating system, network connection, browser type, language, and mobile app version.

Details of any searches you make using the Glorynews search tools, including the date and time searches were made.

Metrics concerning the duration, time, and frequency of your visits to and interactions with the Platform. Details of your subscription (if applicable), as well as information about your interactions with the Platform, specifically including but not limited to: plays, favorites, re-ups, playlist use, and interaction with other Glorynews members and/or artists.

Device sensor data including lat/long, geolocation, altitude, and measurements from your mobile device’s gyroscope, GPS receivers, accelerometers, and other sensors.

Details of your interaction with any third-party apps, widgets, modals, and/or advertisements which are linked to or made available on the Platform.

Information about the website you visited immediately prior to your interaction with the Platform. Details of any content (music, song information, descriptions) you upload to the Platform.

Details concerning your interaction with any Platform methods of communication specifically including but not limited to emails and push/in-app notifications, such as whether you opened and/or clicked on such messages.

We may also obtain information about you from any 3rd party providers/partners and/or advertisers on the Platform which measure ad interaction.

3 – How we use your information

We may use your information for any of the following purposes;

To operate your Glorynews account, and to identify you when you use the Platform. Your email address and password are used for this identification;

To identify you and your actions (uploads, favorites, re-up’s, comments, etc) on the Platform; To provide technical functionality to the Platform; for research and development of new products, services, or functionality; and analyze your use of the Platform;

To provide you with technical support or assistance;

To communicate with you for marketing, support, and/or promotional purposes through email, text message, push, or in-app notifications;

To detect fraud or attempted manipulation of our charts, trending sections, or proprietary algorithms. Glorynews expressly reserves the right to remove any and all content from the Platform that Glorynews in its sole discretion reasonably believes is violating any copyright laws and/or is being used in any way, shape or form to manipulate any measurement system on the Platform (specifically including but not limited to any charts, trending sections, proprietary algorithms, play counts, favorites, re-up’s, download counts;

To provide you with advertising, features, information, links, messaging, or other content based on your geolocation and time of use;

To determine the location, orientation, and acceleration of a mobile device;

To ensure compliance with our Terms of Service (TOS), this Privacy Policy, or with any applicable state, local, federal, or international Copyright Law;

Information about your subscription tier (Gold, Platinum) if applicable;

To show you relevant ads on behalf of advertisers and/or sponsors, which may include location and sensor data, along with demographic data you make available to us or through connected third party services, recent search history, and behavior with content, ads, or other users on the Platform;

To provide you with a customized experience on the Platform.

4 – How we share your information

Information about you or your activity on the Platform may be shared in two ways: the first is information you share via your public profile on the Platform is publicly visible to other users of the Platform and thus is shared and the second is data and information Glorynews collects on you (as described in section two above) that Glorynews may in their sole discretion share with reputable third parties in hopes of enhancing the Platform, its analytics and services.

Information you share via your use of the Platform:

Any information you provide in your public profile (username, name, location, social media feeds) and/or use of the Platform (plays, favorites, following, re-ups, playlists) is public and may be seen by other users on the Platform or by Glorynews administrators.

Information we share:

Glorynews uses several reputable third party partners and services, based in the U.S., to enhance the functionality, reliability, utility, and profitability of the Platform and to provide certain specialized services for our administrators and users. Some examples of services Glorynews routinely works with are Localytics, Crashlytics, and other mobile analytics and data solutions. In order to work with said services, Glorynews will share certain user information, but will only do so when necessary. Although Glorynews is not responsible for the Privacy Policy or Data Security of said third party services, we emphasize data security and integrity as a top priority when selecting services to work with.

Glorynews uses aggregate and de-indentified user data to perform platform-scale analysis, optimizations, and advertisement targeting and retargeting. This data may be shared with third parties, but only once any personally identifiable information (email address, name) has been removed or hashed.

Glorynews will disclose your personal information in any case where it is necessary to do so to comply with a criminal complaint, subpoena, court order, or legitimate law enforcement inquiry.

Glorynews may disclose your personal information if we feel it is necessary to do so to protect our intellectual property, rights, business interests, or the safety or reliability of our platform, users, employees, or stakeholders.

Glorynews may transfer your information to any person or party that acquires all or a substantial portion of our company or assets, or in the case of a merger, acquisition, or if the company becomes insolvent.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads and collect information when you visit our website. These companies will NOT have access to or use any personally identifiable information (including your name, address, email address or telephone number) but will use other non-personal information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on this website, other sites, and other forms of media about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here: http://networkadvertising.org/consumer/opt_out.asp or http://www.aboutads.info/choices.

5 – How we use cookies and technology

Glorynews uses cookies and related technology to enhance the Platform, provide you with a consistent experience, record login and registration information, and to serve you more relevant

advertisements. Some ads served by third parties may use limited information about you and your interaction with the Platform to enhance the targeting or retargeting of advertisements and marketing campaigns. You may refuse to accept cookies from the Glorynews and/or the Platform by declining the In-App/Desktop Notification policy that appeared to you the first time you viewed Glorynews’s App and/or Desktop Platform(s). At any time, in the event you would like to change your acceptance or refusal of cookies, please log out of your user account and log back in in, at which point the In-App Desktop Notification Policy will re-appear. Please be aware that you may not use the Platform without accepting cookies.

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website which helps our site and our 3rd party advertising and data partners recognize your device the next time you visit the site. Cookies are essential for many simple functions such as recognizing a repeat visitor as logged in, and providing access to your account, favorites, playlists, and profile. Glorynews utilizes two common types of cookies – session based cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay active until deleted or deactivate after a set period of time). Other technologies include pixel tags (transparent images which help us determine if a page or email has been viewed by a user), web beacons (also known as web bugs, which serve a similar function to pixel tags), and web storage. Additionally, mobile users may be tracked using Device ID and/or hashed data to identify repeat mobile usage. These combined technologies are used both by Glorynews and our 3rd party partners to ensure essential Platform functionality; target, serve, measure, and track advertising delivery, targeting, optimization, and performance; measure Platform analytics and usage; and to measure user and audience behavior, trends, demographics, and location.

Glorynews does not currently respond to or acknowledge Do Not Track (DNT) requests.

6 – Accessing and updating your information

You may update your personal information at any time by visiting your Dashboard page in your user profile. Please bear in mind that profile

Your data will be deleted if you delete your account, however, please bear in mind that it may still show up on internet search engines for some time after deletion due to caching.

Please note, logging out of or deleting the mobile app from your device does not delete your user account.

FOR European Users: Pursuant to Article 17 of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), in the event you withdraw your consent for Glorynews to collect data from you, you shall have the right to obtain from Glorynews the erasure of personal data concerning yourself without undue delay and Glorynews shall have the obligation to erase your personal data without undue delay.

In the event you elect to withdraw your consent for Glorynews to collect data from you, please email privacy@glorynewsonline.com from the email address associated with your account requesting that Glorynews erase any and all personal data concerning yourself. Once received, Glorynews shall process your request in the order it was received and shall erase your data without undue delay.

7 – Transfer to other countries/territories

GlorynewsOnline is based in Ghana and follows all applicable Ghanaian laws concerning data storage and privacy. Although our third party providers and services are based in Ghana, there may in some circumstances be cases where data is transmitted to servers outside of the Ghana as part of the normal operation of the Platform. Please be aware that not all countries have the same data storage and privacy laws as Ghana, and by using the Glorynews Platform you consent to the storage, transfer, collection, and transmission of your data to other territories as necessary.

9 – Children

The Platform is not intended for use by those under the age of 13. We never knowingly or purposefully collect information from anyone under the age of 13, or under the legal age limit in their respective territory (“Age Limit”), under any circumstances. If you are under the Age Limit, you should not use the Platform and are expressly prohibited from registering for a user account, or transmitting any data or personal information on the Platform. If you are the parent/guardian of a child under the Age Limit and believe we have collected such information, please contact us immediately at support@glorynewsonline.com and it will be promptly removed.

10 – Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may, at our sole discretion, change the terms of this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. In the event that we do change this Privacy Policy, we will post notification of updates both within the Policy itself and via notifications throughout the Platform and specifically on the Glorynews website and mobile app. Please be sure to read all updates to the Privacy Policy thoroughly before continuing to use the Glorynews platform. Your continued use of the Platform constitutes acceptance of any new or changed terms in this Privacy Policy.

Please contact gnuzonline@gmail.com with any questions or concerns about the Privacy Policy.