any BBC News 24 (PVT) website that links to this privacy and cookies policy;
social media or official BBC News 24 (PVT) content on other websites;
mobile device and/or applications (“Apps”)
BBC News 24 (PVT) collects or receives information about its users for many purposes; for instance, to provide services designed to serve the user, to monitor and improve the services offerings, for marketing or targeting advertisement etc. Such information may include your name, address, phone number, email address, age, social network account etc. (“the Information”).
There may be other privacy policies that apply to certain services provided by www.prothom-alo.com . Visitors are requested to read these while registering or subscribing to these services on these sites. It is BBC News 24 (PVT)’s endeavor to protect the information received from its visitors/readers. BBC News 24 (PVT) respects privacy of its visitors/readers and makes use its best effort to ensure that the information collected is used for the limited purpose for which it was received.
How BBC News 24 (PVT) collects the information
BBC News 24 (PVT) collects information on a user upon the user’s access to the BBC News 24 (PVT) website – (i) by registering to the site or application, (ii) subscribing to the newsletter, (iii) responding to a survey or participating in a competition, (iv) logging in to a site or page, etc.
Disclosure of Information Collected
BBC News 24 (PVT) does not sell, trade or otherwise provide personally identifiable information to any other parties except for those that assist BBC News 24 (PVT) in operating its website, conducting the business and serving the users. It may share visitor’s/reader’s personal information internally to understand user base, promote the number of users and increase user engagement.
In the event that BBC News 24 (PVT) desires to use personal information in a different way than that described above it shall seek consent of the individual. BBC News 24 (PVT) may release personally identifiable information if it is required to comply with the laws of Bangladesh.
We shall hold visitors/readers personal information if your account exists with BBC News 24 (PVT). Notwithstanding, BBC News 24 (PVT) may retain data for a further period as per its own internal data retention policy. Visitor’s/reader’s personal information shall be deleted upon expiry of your BBC News 24 (PVT) account. Please note that there may be events when the erasing/deleting of information may take more time than usual, and BBC News 24 (PVT) shall not hold any responsibility in such events.
The advertisements included in the BBC News 24 (PVT) website and mobile apps, are by third-party companies & ad networks through independent ad tags, which may collect information about users for which BBC News 24 (PVT) shall bear no responsibility that may arise as a result of collecting and/or sharing the information’s with any other party.
BBC News 24 (PVT) shall not accept any liability that may arise as a result of any content of any advertisement that may appear on the BBC News 24 (PVT) website.
Third Party Advertisements and links
At the discretion of BBC News 24 (PVT), the website or application may display or allow advertisements of third party services or products. These third-party sites may have separate and independent privacy policies. BBC News 24 (PVT) accepts no responsibility or liability for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
BBC News 24 (PVT) does not hold any responsibility for information leakage due to the visitor/reader accessing to a separate link, application or website, whether through a link in the website or contents of BBC News 24 (PVT).
BBC News 24 (PVT) does not collect any user data based on cookies, neither does it store any sort of user information that may be personal to the user.
If a third party associated with the BBC News 24 (PVT) website collects user cookies upon your visit to the BBC News 24 (PVT) website, BBC News 24 (PVT) does not control the use of these cookies therefore you should check the relevant third-party website.
Demographic and purchase information:
We may reference other sources of demographic and other information to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions. We use Google Analytics, among others, to track the user behavior on our website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings options provided by Google.
Communication by BBC News 24 (PVT)
From time to time, BBC News 24 (PVT) may contact its users via e-mail, phone or SMS for invitation for participation in campaigns/competitions organized by BBC News 24 (PVT), feedback, survey etc, based on the information it had received from the users.
Accessing the website from outside Bangladesh
If, at any time, the users prefer not to receive email containing marketing information from us, then the user can simply follow the unsubscribe options at the bottom of each email.
If the users no longer wish to have a registered account, the user may terminate the account by sending an email to the following address: email@example.com