Privacy Policy

Goa Chronicle (“GC”) respects the privacy rights of our users and is strongly committed to protecting your privacy online. This privacy policy applies to this Web site and does not apply to any other products or services or to information collected in any other way (whether offline or online) by GC, its general and limited partners, and its subsidiaries, and their respective general partners and affiliates (collectively “Goa Chronicle”).

Collection and Use of Personal Information

GC or a designated service provider collects personal information that you voluntarily provide on this Web site, which may include your name, address, e-mail address, credit card number, billing information, etc. For example, we collect personal information when you register to receive certain Goa Chronicle services or products, or submit the information to enter a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion. We use this information to communicate with you and to provide you with your requested service or product.

Disclosure of Personal Information

GC may disclose your personal information to affiliates or unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary: (a) to comply with the law or in response to a subpoena, court order, government request, or other legal process; (b) to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Goa Chronicle or others; (c) to enforce any terms of service on this Web site; (d) to provide you with the services or products requested by you (including allowing a purchaser of GC to continue to serve you), and to perform other activities related to such services and products, including billing and collection; (e) to provide you with information, special offers, or promotions from Goa Chronicle to which you consented; or (f) to operate Goa Chronicle’s systems properly. GC makes reasonable efforts to limit its designated service providers’ disclosure of your personal information in the same manner as set forth in this paragraph.

Accuracy and Security of Personal Information

Any personal information you provide to GC is kept on secure servers. GC uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures (a) to safeguard personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification; and (b) to ensure the integrity of the personal information. To help us protect your privacy, you should maintain the secrecy of the logon ID and password you may have set up in connection with your participation in this Web site’s service.

Use of Cookies

GC or a designated service provider may use “cookies” or similar electronic tools to collect information, such as the IP address of your computer, to enhance your experience with this Web site. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer and which collects information about your use of this Web site, such as the Web pages visited, the date and the time of a visit, the Web sites you visited immediately before and after visiting this Web site, etc. Any information collected by the cookies used by GC will be collected anonymously and will not be used by GC to subsequently identify you or to prepare the collection, processing, or use of personal information about you without your prior consent. GC makes reasonable efforts to limit its designated service providers’ use of cookies or similar electronic tools in the same manner as set forth in this paragraph.

GC, a designated service provider, or third-party advertisers or their advertising servers may also place or recognize unique cookies on your computer or use similar electronic tools in order to display advertisements that you see on this Web site. Information about your visits to, and activity on, this site, an IP address, as well as the number of times you have viewed an advertisement, is used to display on your computer screen customized advertisements that may be of particular interest to you. We do not have access to, or control the information collected by, these cookies or similar electronic tools used by third-party advertisers or their advertising servers. The use and collection of your information by these third-party advertisers and advertising servers is not covered by this privacy policy

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. The help function on most browsers contains instructions on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies or to disable cookies entirely. However, it is possible that some parts of this Web site, such as the polls, surveys, contests, product sales, and game areas, will not function properly if you disable cookies.

Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information 
To access, review, rectify, or delete personal information collected about you via this Web site, please contact us at [email protected]. All requests must include the following information: first name, last name, and e-mail address. While GC will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such access requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws.

Transfer of Personal Information To Other Countries
Some of the uses and disclosures mentioned in this privacy policy may involve the transfer of your personal information to various countries around the world that may have different levels of privacy protection than your country. By submitting your personal information via this Web site, you consent to such transfers.

Links To Third-Party Web Sites
GC may provide links to third-party Web sites. Since we do not control third-party sites and are not responsible for any personal information you may provide while on such sites, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those Web sites before providing any of your personal information on such sites.

Questions Regarding This Privacy Policy
If you have questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at [email protected]

Modifications To This Privacy Policy
GC reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time by posting revisions on this Web page. Such changes will be effective upon posting.