Privacy Policy

We www.buzzindeed.com (we, our, us) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data.

buzzindeed.com will always keep your personal information confidential. That statement explains our privacy policy and practices regarding the use and disclosure of your personal info by us. Therefore, you should review this policy from time to time to ensure that you know how buzzindeed.com collects and uses personal information. By using our platform, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information explained below.

It also covers the use of the information we may collect through the content we make available on third-party sites or platforms. While limited use of our Sites is available before registration, your affirmative acceptance of our Terms of Use, which incorporates this Privacy Policy is required prior to providing us with any personally identifiable information, such as your name, email address, phone number, etc. By accepting these Terms, you consent to our collection and use of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.


General Data Protection Regulation Act.

Data Controller


Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.

Data Processor


Data Processor means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.

Data Subject


Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

1. Principles for processing personal data

Our principles for processing personal data are:

  • Fairness and lawfulness. When we process personal data, the individual rights of the Data Subjects must be protected. All personal data must be collected and processed in a legal and fair manner.
  • Restricted to a specific purpose. The personal data of Data Subject must be processed only for specific purposes.
  • Transparency. The Data Subject must be informed of how his/her data is being collected, processed and used.

2. What personal data we collect and process

Buzzindeed.com collects several different types of personal data for various purposes. Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

3. How we use the personal data

Buzzindeed uses the collected personal data for various purposes:

  • To provide you with services
  • To notify you about changes to our services and/or products
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our services
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

4. Legal basis for collecting and processing personal data

Buzzindeed.com’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal data described in this Data Protection Policy depends on the personal data we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • Buzzindeed.com needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given Buzzindeed permission to do so
  • Processing your personal data is in buzzindeed.com legitimate interests
  • buzzindeed.com needs to comply with the law

5. Retention of personal data

buzzindeed.com will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Data Protection Policy.

buzzindeed.com will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

6. Data protection rights

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what personal data, we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you
  • The right of rectification
  • The right to object
  • The right of restriction
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”)

California law allows visitors who are residents of California to request a list of third parties to whom we have disclosed personal information (as defined under California law) for the direct marketing purposes of such third parties. 

Here you are limited to one request per 12 months. Confirm your request with the fact that you are a California resident and provide your current California address for our response. You may submit this request by email to contact@buzzindeed.com.

If you are a consumer, as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), you have the right to request that we disclose the categories of personal information we collect from you, the categories of sources from whom such information has been obtained. is collected, the business or business purpose for which your information is collected, the categories of third parties with whom your personal information is shared, and the specific pieces of personal information that are collected about you.

To exercise your right to this disclosure and request these details about the personal information we collect, you may make this request by contacting us at contact@buzzindeed.com.

You also have the right under the CCPA to request that your personal information not be sold and to request disclosure of your personal information that has been sold by a business. We do not sell your personal information except as described in this Privacy Policy and have not sold any consumer personal information in the past 12 months, however, our advertisers reserve the right to do so. Therefore, due to our commitment to data transparency and privacy, we still make it possible for you to enter your preference for opting out of the sale of your personal information, and you can do so at this link.

In addition, you have the right to request that we delete the personal information we collect from you. To request that your information be removed, you may request it by contacting us at contact@buzzindeed.com.

In this process, you will have to prove your identity and all this is for your personal safety. We have the right to retain information under certain circumstances, even in the event of a request to remove the information.

You have the right not to be discriminated against for exercising your rights under the CCPA, and we do not discriminate against consumers based on the exercise of any of these rights.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under 18.

Third Party Advertising

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, a subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third-party web beacon to collect this information.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include

Google Adsense
Clickbank
Amazon
Commission Junction
Shareasale
Impact

www.buzzindeed.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. buzzindeed.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Social Media

When you “like” or “follow” us on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Reddit, or LinkedIn, we collect certain information from you, including your name, e-mail address, and any comments or comments you make that are relevant to us. Contains content, including photos. or video. We also collect your information if you sign up for any of our promotions or submit information to be used through social media sites.

We use this data to communicate with you under legal obligations, to provide customer service, to verify your information, to provide advertising or marketing services, to troubleshoot.

Sometimes we also use the data collected in this category to provide information about the products and services offered by us or buzzindeed.com business partners.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under 18.

Acceptance of Terms

Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated in the aforementioned Privacy Policy agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

www.buzzindeed.com has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us.

Last Updated: March 03, 2022