Privacy Policy

The Policy is intended to inform you about our actions to collect and process your personal data when you use our information resource (website, mobile application), as well as when we carry out activities unrelated to the use of the information resource.

Please note, our information resource (website, mobile application) may contain links to resources of other service providers that we do not control and are not covered by the Policy.

We require our partners to treat user data with care and only work with companies with a proven track record.

Categories of personal data processed

We do not process your personal data relating to race, nationality, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, health status, intimate life, biological features that can be used to identify you.

We do not purposefully collect your personal data from publicly available sources, unless otherwise provided for by applicable laws relating to media activities.

Categories of personal data subjects

Personal data subjects include employees of COHerald and its representative offices, branches, correspondent offices, users of COHerald websites, mobile applications and services, partners, clients, contractors of COHerald and their representatives, journalists, bloggers (individuals who develop a personal website, page in social networks, publishing platform), representatives of mass media, participants of events held by the Agency, other personal data subjects to ensure realization of the purposes of personal data processing.

Collection of personal data of minors

Our information resource (website, mobile application) is not intended for the processing of personal data of minors, except in cases provided for by applicable law or with the consent of parents or persons in loco parentis.

A minor is a person whose age has not reached 18 years, unless otherwise provided by applicable law.
If you have reason to believe that your child has provided us with personal data, please contact us.

Privacy Notice

  • Processing of personal data with identification of your identity.

COHerald information resource (website, mobile application) processes personal data to identify you as a natural person for the following purposes:

  • Providing the functionality of the personal account on the news site.

The news site should be understood as COHerald Internet edition, which specializes in collection and delivery of news or news materials.

Purpose of personal data processing.

Providing the opportunity to participate in news discussions, commenting on news.

Personal data that are processed for the stated purpose.
To register on the website, you need to provide: name or pseudonym and e-mail address.

After creating your account, you can specify additional information in your personal account: photo, age information, gender, date of birth, country, Google ID, Apple ID, social network account ID. Additional information is not mandatory.

If you have specified Google ID, Apple ID, social network account ID, the website will process information from your social network account: name, surname, photo, date of birth, gender, e-mail address, subscriptions.

  • Provision of personal account functionality on the media site.
    Media site shall be understood as COHerald information resource, where information products in digital format (photo, video, audio, etc.) created by COHerald for the purpose of their further use and further distribution are placed.

Purpose of personal data processing.

  • Granting a license for the right to use photographic, graphic, infographic, audiovisual materials.
  • Personal data processed for the specified purpose.
  • First name, last name, e-mail address, login, company name, company industry, city, country, place of work, position held, postal code, address, contact telephone number.
  • Legal basis for processing personal data.
  • Contract (license agreement).

Your rights

  • The right to access information about you.

You have the right to receive information from us about the processing of your personal data: purposes of processing, categories, recipients or categories of recipients, including from other countries or international organizations, storage period, conditions for termination of processing, source of personal data.
You have the right to obtain from us an electronic copy in a commonly used format of your data that is processed by us electronically, if this right is explicitly defined by applicable law.

  • Right to have your personal data corrected.

If your personal data is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, you have the right to request us to correct it without delay on our part or, where appropriate, to correct it yourself, for example, in the settings of your personal account.
Once we have corrected your personal data, we will notify you.

  • Right to have your personal data deleted.

You have the right to request us to delete your personal data without delay on our part or, where appropriate, to delete it yourself, for example in the settings of your personal account.
If we are unable to delete your personal data, we will anonymize your personal data so that its owner cannot be identified.

Once we have deleted or anonymized your personal data, we will notify you.

How you can exercise your rights

We offer several ways to exercise your rights:

  • You can use the feedback form on the website to send us an appeal related to the protection of your personal data;
  • you can exercise your rights, where appropriate, by using the functionality of your personal account;
  • for more serious questions, you can contact the person responsible for data protection directly.

Information on guarantees for the transfer of personal data to third countries

We use standard contractual terms and conditions when dealing with contractors whose countries of operation are not among the countries that provide an adequate level of personal data protection. We have implemented security measures to protect your personal data in accordance with best security and privacy practices. We use safeguards to protect your information.

Data Security

The personal data we collect and store is considered sensitive information. They are protected from loss, alteration or unauthorized access. For this purpose, we apply technical means and organizational measures. We continuously improve our data protection systems.

We carry out a data protection impact assessment procedure to identify risks to you in our processing. We minimize the identified risks through the use of technical and organizational protection measures.

You are responsible for keeping the password to your account on our website that we provide to you. You must keep this password confidential and never give it to anyone else.

Changing the Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to the Policy.
We will notify you of changes to the Policy using all methods available to us (via the email address you provided when you registered; via our website when you visit us).
Please review each update to the Policy on a regular basis.