Information We Collect
Egypt Today collects information from users, which may include personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”), at different points on the Site and through the Service or the Egypt Today Reader software as follows:
Information You Give Us
We receive and store information you enter on the Site or give us in any other way.
· Registration data:
When you register for the Service, we ask that you provide basic contact information such as your name, Cell (Mobile) Number, Gender, Birthday, address, and email address.
· Order data:
When you order Publications through the Service, we collect your purchase and address or billing information, including your credit card number and expiration date. :
· Voluntary information:
We may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback, change your content or email preferences, respond to a survey, or communicate with Egypt Today customer support.
Information Collected Automatically
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via the Site.
· Computer and device configuration, identification and location:
We automatically receive and log information from your browser, including your IP address, the name and ID of your computer, mobile device and other devices, your operating system, browser type and version, CPU speed, connection speed, and location information based on your IP address and as derived from GPS or similar features on your mobile device and other devices.
· Referral, clickstream, and site interaction data:
We may also record the URL you linked from to get to the Site, your clickstream through and from the Site, and other tracking information.
· Email delivery and open rates:
To help us make our emails more useful and interesting, and to ensure that we are delivering the Publications you have ordered, we often receive a confirmation when you receive and/or open email from Egypt Today. In addition, we collect offline readership information.
· Software installation, file downloads, and publication access:
When you install the Adobe Acrobat Reader software or download Publications or other files from the Site, we may record when each file transfer begins and ends and any errors that interrupt the transfer.
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it in accordance with this Policy.
· Customer and order data from our partners:
If you place an order for a Publication directly with the publisher or another Egypt Today partner for which we provide fulfillment or another service, your account information and order information is passed to us.
· Updated delivery and address information:
We may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records and fulfill your orders or deliver communications to you.
· Demographic and purchase information:
We may reference other sources of demographic and purchase information in order to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions.
How We Use the Information We Collect
Egypt Today uses information about you to:
· Deliver the Publications and other products you order or that are sent to you
· Verify access to secure content and your account information
· Determine whether you meet the minimum system requirements for use of the Service
· Provide you tailored content and instructions, renewal options and promotions
· Service your customer support requests
· Ask you to participate in surveys about our products and services
· Offer you Service upgrades
· Better understand, on an anonymous and aggregated basis, how the Service is being used, including Web traffic and reading patterns, so that we may continually improve our Service
See below for a description of Egypt Today’s practices regarding e-mail communications to our users and how to update your preferences with respect to such e-mail communications.
How We Share the Information We Collect
We may share your Personal Information only as follows:
· Publishers and partners:
Egypt Today may provide publishers, and other merchants for whom Egypt Today sells or distributes Publications or other products, with any Personal Information in connection with or as is necessary to fulfill your requests for their products, programs or services, or to satisfy other core business functions. In such instances, your Personal Information is governed by their respective privacy policies.
We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf such as fulfilling orders, sending email, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies or individuals will be provided access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions, but these companies and individuals have agreed or will agree to not use your Personal Information for other purposes.
· Protection of the Site and others:
We release account and other Personal Information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; to enforce or apply our Terms of Service, the Adobe Acrobat Reader License Agreement , or other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Site, our users, or others.
· Business transfers:
Egypt Today may transfer Personal Information it collects in connection with a merger, acquisition or sale of all or most of the assets of Egypt Today related to the Site and/or the Service. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Egypt Today may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this Policy.
· Trusted third parties:
With your consent, we will make your Personal Information (not including your credit card information) available to trusted third parties who offer products and services we think may be of interest to you so that you can receive information or opportunities related to those products and services. You may update your preference with regard to our sharing your Personal Information for this purpose in the “email preferences” in the “account settings” area of the Site. These third parties with whom we share your Personal Information may use your Personal Information in accordance with their own privacy policies.
· With your consent:
Other than as set out above, you will receive notice prior to our sharing your Personal Information with any third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share your Personal Information.
Egypt Today reserves the right to use and disclose anonymous information, including aggregate information derived from your Personal Information, to inform publishers, partners, and other interested parties as to the usage habits or characteristics of Egypt Today user base; and to serve any other business purposes.
Email Communications to our Users
Egypt Today does not send unsolicited email, but we do send email communications to our users in connection with the provision of the Service. The following outlines the types of email Egypt Today sends to our users and the choices you have about which messages to receive.
· Content Delivery messages:
Egypt Today will send you email containing a download link for the content purchased or subscribed for on periodically based on the type of purchase.
· Messages required to service orders you place for Publications and products fulfilled by Egypt Today:
Egypt Today will send you email notifying you of the availability of each Publication or other product or service that you order either directly from Egypt Today or from one of our publisher or other merchant partners.
· Messages required to service your Egypt Today account:
Egypt Today may send you the following messages: (a) for newly registered users, a welcoming email;(b) messages confirming each order you place directly on the Site; (c) messages confirming your account changes; (d) messages inviting you to participate in customer surveys; and (e) messages informing you of important product or service updates related to our business.
· Marketing messages about Publications you receive:
We may send you marketing messages related to the Publications you receive including, for example, messages encouraging you to purchase additional single copies or to subscribe to Publications.
· Optional marketing messages from Egypt Today:
Registered users may also occasionally receive information or special promotions from Egypt Today about additional Publications, products or services. You may update your preference with regard to receiving such messages in the “email preferences” in the “account settings” area of the Site.
· Optional marketing messages from trusted third parties:
With your consent, Egypt Today may share your Personal Information (not including your credit card information) with trusted third parties so that you may receive information or opportunities from these third parties about relevant products and services they offer. You may update your preference in the “email preferences” in the “account settings” area of the Site.
Changing or Removing Your Information
To review or update your Personal Information, or to alter your email preferences, or preferences regarding how we share your Personal Information, go to “email preferences” in the “account settings” area of the Site.
If at any time you would like to close your account, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your Personal Information will be removed from our active user database and will be deleted, provided that (a) you are current with all payment obligations, (b) Egypt Today does not believe it reasonably necessary to keep such information for any pending legal action, and (c) we are under no obligation to retain such information. Please be aware that any unfulfilled subscriptions may be canceled without refund and you will have to re-register in order to use the Service. It is your responsibility to request a refund from Egypt Today or the appropriate merchant.
Egypt Today uses commercially reasonable security methods to protect your Personal Information. Your Personal Information will be stored in a database located behind multiple firewalls and accessible only to authorized personnel. We do not encrypt normal Web sessions, but any transmission to our servers of credit card or other Personal Information uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. Password and credit card information is stored in our database in an encrypted, non-human readable form.
Egypt Today does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, Personal Information from persons under the age of thirteen.
Notification of Changes
From time to time, Egypt Today may revise this Policy. The update date first written above is used to alert you to recent changes. If changes to this Policy will directly affect how we share your Personal Information, we will notify you by posting a notice on the Site or by sending you an email and giving you an opportunity to opt out of such change. Unless we notify you otherwise, our collection and use of your Personal Information is governed by the version of this Policy in effect at the time such Personal Information is collected.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or our use of your information, please email email@example.com or use the following address:
Egypt Today 7 B, Road 199, Maadi, Cairo-Egypt