Privacy Policy

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Trending Online News collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Trending Online News.com blogs. Trending Online News only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Trending Online News’s websites choose to interact with Trending Online News in ways that require Trending Online News to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Trending Online News gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at Trending Online News to provide a username and email address. In each case, Trending Online News collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Trending Online News. Trending Online News does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Trending Online News may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Trending Online News may monitor the most popular blogs on the Trending Online News.com. Trending Online News may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Trending Online News does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Trending Online News discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Trending Online News’s behalf or to provide services available at Trending Online News’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Trending Online News’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Trending Online News will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Trending Online News discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Trending Online News believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Trending Online News, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Trending Online News website and have supplied your email address, Trending Online News may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Trending Online News and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Trending Online News takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Trending Online News uses cookies to help Trending Online News identify and track visitors, their usage of Trending Online News website, and their website access preferences. Trending Online News visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Trending Online News’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Trending Online News’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Trending Online News, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Trending Online News goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Trending Online News may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Trending Online News and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Trending Online News may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Trending Online News’s sole discretion. Trending Online News encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer

Posted comments and images do not necessarily represent the views of Trending Online News. External, non-Trending Online News links on this site do not constitute official endorsement on behalf of Trending Online News. While we encourage fans to share thoughts and opinions on the Trending Online News Facebook page, we expect that this will be done in a respectful manner.

Trending Online News does not agree with or endorse every comment that individuals post on our pages. Our goal is to share ideas and information with as many individuals as possible and our policy is to accept the majority of comments made to our profile.

Therefore, a comment will be deleted if it contains:

  • Hate speech
  • Profanity, obscenity or vulgarity
  • Nudity in profile pictures
  • Defamation to a person or people
  • Name calling and/or personal attacks,
  • Comments whose main purpose are to sell a product, and
  • Comments that infringe on copyrights,
  • Spam comments, such as the same comment posted repeatedly on a profile, and
  • Other comments that the Trending Online News Social Media team deems inappropriate.

All links posted as comments on Trending Online News posts will be reviewed and may be deleted.

Repeated violations of the Trending Online News comment policy may cause the author to be blocked from the Trending Online News Facebook page.

We understand that social media is a 24/7 medium; however, our moderation capabilities are not. We may not see every inappropriate comment right away, and we are trusting in the maturity of our community to ignore personal attacks and negative speech or respond politely.

The Trending Online News Privacy Policy does not apply to Facebook, and Trending Online News cannot guarantee the privacy or security of information that users provide to linked external third-party websites such as Facebook. Content from Trending Online News.gov is provided to third-party websites, such as Facebook, in accordance with the agency’s mission and goals. Trending Online News cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by Facebook or any other non-Trending Online News site. Trending Online News’s collaboration with third-party websites, including Facebook, does not imply endorsement by Trending Online News or any of its employees of the site, the sponsors of the site, or any information, product, or service depicted on the site.

Trending Online News does not collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, or telephone number from third-party websites such as Facebook. Trending Online News will not contact you directly via phone, mail, or email attempting to solicit information from you. Trending Online News may use information that visitors make available to it on Facebook and other third-party websites to improve our programs and better serve the public (for example, improving our education and outreach materials and activities).