Effective Date: January 30, 2023

At Vox Media, LLC and our affiliated entities (together, “Vox,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), we take our users’ security seriously. This Privacy Policy will describe how we collect, process, and share personal data. We will get it when you use our websites, applications, and online services (“Services”) .You can also accept these terms when you use our Services. They cover data collection. They cover its use and sharing for your information.

1. Information We Automatically Collect:

We and our partners collect Usage Data. We do this when you use our Services.

The information shall include your location. It will include your IP address, device identifier, browser type, and Internet provider. It will also include clickstream information and other relevant data. In such cases, we use the information to diagnose server problems. We also use it for site administration and research. We use it to send targeted ads and to provide good content for visitors.

2. Cookies/Tracking Technologies:

We use tracking technologies. These include cookies, local storage, pixel tags, log files, and device fingerprinting. They also include location-identifying technologies. They help us monitor usage, personalize content, and provide a better user experience. Users may choose to control their cookie preferences. But, doing so may limit some Services’ functions.

3. Information You Choose To Submit:

We use your Personal Data voluntarily. For example, when you register for or join an Interactive Area. We use it to fulfill your requests, improve our services to you, and better communicate with you. The User Information is the compilation of all the Personal Data. It includes Non-Personal Data and User Submissions. Failure to provide required information may impact our ability to provide certain Services.

4. Information We Receive From Other Sources:

Third-party sources provide us with information about you. We can combine it with our data. This helps to increase our understanding of the users and tailor our services to them.

5. Information Use:

We use User Information for many purposes. The reasons are to provide and improve Services. They are for the content of Services, targeting ads, and studying user behavior. This is to offer a better user experience.

6. Social Network and Platform Integration:

Our Services may allow linking to other websites. These include social networks and platforms for sharing content. Using such integrations is subject to the respective platform’s privacy policy.

7. Our Information Sharing Practices:

We give User Information to third parties for many reasons. These include advertising, analytics, and service delivery. However, we do not sell your Personal Data to any third party under any circumstances.

8. Anonymous Data:

We may use aggregate data for analysis. We may anonymize it to derive business intelligence. Such anonymized information may be shared with third parties.

9. Public Information:

You alone are responsible for the information you post. It is in the Interactive Areas or public areas of our Services. Be careful and use discretion. Post no Personal Data in such areas.

The user of our Services consents to and agrees to this transfer. It includes the United States and other countries. These places may not have the same level of data protection laws as those in your home country.

11. How We Respond to “Do Not Track” Signals: Currently, we do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals from web browsers. However, users can always manage their cookie settings. They can control tracking if they want to.

12. Advertising:

We may use User Information in order to present to you targeted advertising. You can decline to give us your User Information for targeted advertising. You can do this through browser settings or by following other provided instructions.

13. Choice/Opt-Out From Communications:

If you do not want such messages from us, reply to the one you got asking us to stop. Or, contact us directly.

14. Retaining, Modifying, and Deleting Your Personal Data:

Users will have access to update or delete their Personal Data by contacting us. We will keep User Information until needed for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

15. Security:

We take reasonable security measures. They protect User Information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. We are strongly committed to protecting your personal information. More importantly, we are committed to your privacy’s security. This Privacy Policy shows our dedication to openness. It describes how we collect, use, and share information we get from you while you use the Services. Your use of the Services will mean your agreement to those practices.We value data protection quality highly. We conduct it strictly  according to the existing law. We will handle the User Information with care and according to the law. It includes data collected automatically by the system or from third parties.We are based on a core of principles. These include hard work and dedication to personal and professional growth. With that, we aim to make content that gives guidance and strategies. It helps people power up in their own endeavors. Of course, that would help. But, it should clearly outline the scope. It should also cover the limits and duties for handling our materials and advice.