Who we are
Our website address is: https://mediamergers.com
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When accessing the site, we may collect the following types of Personal Data: originating Internet Protocol (IP) address, proxy IP address, URL accessed, complete HTTP header, HTTP request body, and cookies. You have the right to be forgotten and can submit a request for your data to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please read the service provider – Defiant’s Data Processing Agreement.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We use information submitted via a contact form for customer service purposes only. The information is stored onsite for up to 60 days. We do not share this information with any third parties, or use it for anything other than fulfilling your contact request.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We do not share your personal data with anyone.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
To request this data, please contact us via our “Ask the Experts” form.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Newsletter sign up information will be sent to our mailing list management software: emma.
How we protect your data
Any data transmitted over this site is done so via an encrypted connection. We take further security precautions by using advanced security measures such as firewalls and regular scanning for irregularities, and detailed staff training.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We are notified of any potential or real data breaches via several monitoring services. Should any data breach occur, registered users of the site will be notified within 72 hours.
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