Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 2/09/2024

Welcome to LJLNews! This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your personal information when you use our website.

Information We Collect

  • Cookies:
    • LJLNews uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience. These cookies may collect information such as your IP address, browser type, and pages visited. You can manage cookie preferences through your browser settings.
  • User Accounts:

To access certain features of LJLNews, such as personalized content and subscription services, you may be required to create a user account. When creating an account, we collect the following information:

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Password

How We Use Your Information

  • Personalization:
    • We use the information collected, including cookies and user account data, to personalize your experience on LJLNews, such as providing relevant content and recommendations.
  • Communication:
    • We may use your email address to send you newsletters, updates, or information about LJLNews. You can opt out of these communications at any time.
    • LJLNews automatically opts in users to newsletters who purchase a subscription plan, you can opt out of these communications at any time.

Security

  • LJLNews employs reasonable security measures to protect your personal information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Sharing Your Information

  • LJLNews does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as described in this Privacy Policy or as required by law.

Your Choices

  • You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.
  • You can unsubscribe from LJLNews communications by following the instructions provided in the emails.
  • You can manage your subscription preferences, including cancellation, and automatic renewal, through your user account settings.
  • You have the option to edit or delete your comments by contacting us at Lazaruslucas@ljlnews.com

Access and Control of Your Information

  • You have the right to access, correct, or delete the personal information we hold about you. To exercise these rights, please contact us at Lazaruslucas@ljlnews.com.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

  • LJLNews may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.
  • Payment Information:
    • LJLNews offers subscription services that may require payment. When you subscribe, our payment service provider collects the necessary payment information, which may include:
      • Credit card details
      • Billing address
      • Payment transaction details
    • LJLNews does not store or process payment information directly. We use reputable third-party payment processors that adhere to industry standards and security protocols.
  • Subscription Services:
    • Subscribing to LJLNews may provide you with additional benefits, such as ad-free browsing, exclusive content, or early access to articles. The subscription fee and billing frequency will be clearly communicated during the subscription process.
  • Automated Renewal:
    • LJLNews subscriptions may be set up for automatic renewal. You can manage your subscription preferences, including cancellation, through your user account settings.

How We Use Your User Account and Payment Information

  • Account Management:
    • The information collected during account creation is used to manage and personalize your LJLNews experience. This includes tailoring content recommendations and securing your account.
  • Payment Processing:
    • Payment information is used solely for processing subscription payments. LJLNews does not have access to your full payment details; these are securely handled by our third-party payment processors.

Age Restriction

Subscription Services:

Age Requirement:

  • LJLNews subscription services are intended for individuals who are 18 years of age or older. By subscribing to LJLNews, users confirm that they are 18 years of age or older.

Collection of Age Information:

  • LJLNews does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from individuals under the age of 18. If you believe that we may have collected personal information from a minor, please contact us at Lazaruslucas@ljlnews.com so that we can take appropriate measures.

User Responsibility:

Accuracy of Information:

  • Users are responsible for providing accurate information about their age during the subscription process. LJLNews is not liable for any consequences arising from inaccurate age information provided by users.

Parental Consent:

Parental Consent for Minors:

  • LJLNews does not permit individuals under the age of 18 to subscribe without parental or legal guardian consent. If a user under the age of 18 wishes to subscribe, a parent or legal guardian must provide consent by contacting LJLNews at Lazaruslucas@ljlnews.com.

Termination for Age Violation:

Termination of Accounts:

  • LJLNews reserves the right to terminate the accounts of users who do not meet the age requirement. If LJLNews becomes aware that a user under the age of 18 has subscribed without proper consent, we will take prompt action to address the violation.

Data Deletion:

  • In the event of an age restriction violation, LJLNews may delete the account and associated information of the user involved.

User-Generated Content

  • Comments and Contributions:
    • LJLNews allows users to submit comments on articles. When you submit a comment, the following information may be collected:
      • User-provided name (displayed with the comment)
      • Email address (for verification purposes)
      • IP address (for security and spam prevention)
    • Comments are publicly visible and may be viewed by other users. Please avoid sharing personal information in your comments that you do not wish to be disclosed publicly.
  • Moderation:
    • LJLNews reserves the right to moderate and review user-generated content, including comments. Inappropriate or violating content may be edited or removed at our discretion.
  • Publicly Visible Information:
    • Your comments, including the provided name, will be publicly visible on the website. Be mindful of the information you choose to share in your comments.

How We Use User-Generated Content

  • Engagement and Interaction:
    • User-generated content, such as comments, enhances engagement and interaction on LJLNews. Your contributions provide valuable insights and perspectives to the community.
  • Moderation and Compliance:
    • User-generated content is subject to moderation to ensure compliance with our community guidelines and to prevent spam, abuse, or inappropriate content.
  • Public Display:
    • Your comments, along with the provided name, may be publicly displayed on LJLNews. Please exercise caution when sharing personal information in your comments.
  • Inactive Accounts:
    • If a user’s account remains inactive for an extended period, LJLNews reserves the right to deactivate or delete the account and associated information to maintain the security and efficiency of our services.
  • Logs and Analytics Data:
    • Server logs and analytics data, including IP addresses, may be retained for a limited period to analyze website performance, troubleshoot issues, and enhance user experience. This data is generally anonymized.

Social Media Integration

Social Media Plugins:

Third-Party Integration:

  • LJLNews may use social media plugins or features that enable users to share or interact with content on social media platforms. These features may collect information about your interactions with LJLNews content and are governed by the privacy policies of the respective social media platforms.

Data Collection by Social Media Platforms:

  • Interactions with social media features, such as “like” buttons or sharing options, may result in the collection of information by the social media platforms. LJLNews does not control the data collection practices of these platforms.

Social Media Logins:

Optional Social Media Login:

  • LJLNews may offer the option for users to log in using their social media credentials. If you choose to log in using social media, LJLNews may collect information as authorized by the social media platform, such as your name, email address, profile picture, and other publicly available information.

Access Permissions:

  • When you log in using social media credentials, you grant LJLNews permission to access certain information from your social media profile. The extent of information accessed is subject to the permissions you grant during the authentication process.

Social Media Marketing:

Marketing Practices:

  • LJLNews may engage in social media marketing to promote articles, updates, and other content. Information collected for marketing purposes may include aggregated demographic data, engagement metrics, and other analytics.

User Interaction:

  • Users engaging with LJLNews on social media platforms acknowledge that their interactions may be visible to others and subject to the terms and policies of the respective social media platforms.

Data Retention

User Account Information:

Retention Period:

  • Information collected during the creation of a user account, including your email address and password, will be retained for as long as you maintain an active account with LJLNews.

Inactive Accounts:

  • If your account remains inactive for an extended period, LJLNews reserves the right to deactivate or delete the account and associated information to maintain the security and efficiency of our services.

Cookies:

Session Cookies:

  • LJLNews uses session cookies that are stored on your device only during your visit to the website. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser.

Persistent Cookies:

  • Some cookies may have a longer retention period to enhance your experience on LJLNews. The specific retention period for persistent cookies can be found in our Cookies Policy.

Email Communications:

Communication History:

  • LJLNews may retain records of your communication with us, including emails and other forms of communication, for a reasonable period to assist with customer support and service improvement.

Security and Legal Requirements:

Data Retained for Security:

  • Certain data may be retained for security purposes, including but not limited to IP addresses, to protect against fraudulent activities, unauthorized access, and other security threats.

Legal Obligations:

  • LJLNews may retain certain information to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce agreements. In such cases, the data will be retained as long as necessary to fulfill these purposes.

User Controls:

Account Management:

  • Users have the option to manage their account information, including updating or deleting their account, through their LJLNews user account settings.

Cookie Preferences:

  • Users can manage cookie preferences through their browser settings. Refer to our Cookies Policy for detailed information on cookie types and management.

Contact Us

  • If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at Lazaruslucas@ljlnews.com.