Privacy Policy

Introduction

Bikash Media Private Limited (BMPL) is mass media company base on Kathmandu, Nepal. BMPL owns and operates www.bikashnews.com and sub-sites therein, which is an online news platform. As used herein, “we,” “us” and “our” refers to bikash media private limited and its affiliates. Any individual accessing or using ‘services’ is referred as ‘you’ or ‘user’ and hereby agrees to be bound by these terms and the other policies listed on the website.

This policy applies to bikashnews.com, sub-sites, bikashnews apps, social media or bikashnews official page.

What do we do ?

We collect news, views, analytics, data, photograph, video, advertisement etc. And post after edit. These matters are free for use and share on social site to all. We collect contents form our correspondence, mail, phone, fax, sms, websites, news agency, person to person, social sites etc.

Collected information:

Personally identifying information (PII): we may ask you to provide us some  personally identifying information. You can choose whether to  provide such information or not, but then you may not be able to take advantage of or participate in some features of the services. We do not automatically collect any PII from visitors to the services.

Children information: we do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifying information from or about children under the age of 18. By submitting any personally identifying information, you certify that you are at least 18 years of age. If we find  that we have received any information from or about a child under 18 in violation of this statement, we will delete that information.

Possible use of information:

Authorized purposes and special offers: PII that you voluntarily submit may be used for the purposes authorized when it was submitted. You may pick and choose which email newsletters you wish to receive (including not to receive any email newsletters) by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included on the bottom of every email newsletter you receive from us. In addition, we, our advertisers, or third parties selected by us may send you special offers and information. If you do not wish to receive such special offers and information sent by email, you may follow the instructions for unsubscribing included within any of such special offers or informational emails.

Administrative purposes: we may use PII you submit to contact you for internal administrative purposes such as site administration, troubleshooting, or processing of e-commerce transactions, or relating to your use of the services or content you post on the services, or in our discretion to notify you of major changes to the services or this privacy policy.

Sweepstakes, contests and promotions: if you win a sweepstakes or contest, your PII may be disclosed on a winners list as required by law. In addition, by entering a contest or sweepstakes on the services, you consent to the use of your PII by us and our service providers providing services in connection with such sweepstakes or contest for purposes of prize fulfillment and/or for marketing, such as to notify you of a product or promotion that may be of interest to you. If you no longer wish to receive emails about products or promotions that may be of interest to you, you can always opt out of receiving further information by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link included in such emails.

Service providers and third parties: PII may be shared with third parties as disclosed in this privacy policy or at the time you provide your information. Third parties that provide support for the operation of the services or features thereof may also have access to such information. We may also share PII we have about our users with third parties so that the third parties can send you information and special offers, unless you choose to opt out from such sharing by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link included in such emails. We may also share your PII with third parties to accomplish the purposes for which it was submitted.

Customizing content, advertising and offers: we may use information collected from cookies and other technology to recognize your browser when you visit the service and to attempt to personalize the service for each user, to sequence ads and offers in a series, and to track page usage and paths. We may also use collected information to allow editorial content and/or advertising on the services to be targeted to groups of users for whom it is most pertinent. This means that users see editorial content and/or advertising most likely to interest them. In connection with these uses, we may disclose information to third parties.

Third party advertisements: we also use third party companies for advertisements services. These companies may use cookies and other tracking information to collect information about your visits to the services and other websites, so that they can measure the effectiveness of ads, to track page usage and paths followed during visits, and to provide advertisements about goods and services they think will be of interest to you based on your usage.

Statistical analysis: we may use collected information to create aggregate statistics about activity on and visitors to the services, including the number of return visits to the services or our advertisers’ websites, the number of unique visitors that have viewed or “clicked” a particular ad or visited a particular web page and how much time is spent on each page of the services. We may also create aggregate demographic statistics. We may use these aggregate statistics to measure interest in various areas of the services, to better design the services and to improve our marketing strategy and product offerings. We may share the aggregate statistical information with third parties.

Sharing and disclosures:

We may disclose collected information in the good faith belief that we are required to do so by law, or when doing so is reasonably necessary to:

  1. Comply with the law or legal process;
  2. Respond to any claims;
  3. Protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of the newspaper, its subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as our customers, users or the public; or
  4. Protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the daily news services. In addition, collected information may be disclosed as part of any bankruptcy, merger, sale, and transfer of company assets or acquisition. To service providers, affiliates or partners: we may share or disclose your information to service providers, affiliates or partners that we have engaged to perform business-related functions on our behalf.
  5. This may include service providers that conduct research and analytics, create content, provide customer, technical or operational support, conduct or support marketing (such as email or advertising platforms), fulfill orders and user requests, handle payments, host our services, forums and online communities, administer contests, maintain databases, send or support online or mobile advertising and otherwise support our services.

Third party sites and content:

During your visit to the services you may view as part of a frame that includes our content, certain content and websites that are actually created, operated, owned and/or hosted by a third party or third parties. You may also see links on the services to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing PII. In addition, certain sections of the services may have their own, specialized privacy policies, may be because they are part of a social network or hosted by a third party. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those sections and/or of such social networks.

Data security:

We use reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard PII against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.

As effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. Moreover, we cannot guarantee that information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us.

PII may also be stored on computers of third parties that provide technical support for the operation of the daily news services or who otherwise have access to your PII as disclosed in this privacy policy. We do not control the security measures used by such third parties.

We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures designed to help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to use correctly the information we collect online. These safeguards vary based on the sensitivity of the information that we collect and store.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that information will never be disclosed, altered or destroyed in a manner that is inconsistent with this privacy policy.

Other important information

Linked services : some of the services contain links to or integrations with other services such as facebook, twitter, linkedin, and other media services and platforms whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult these other services’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

International transfer: this service is governed by and operated in accordance with laws of Nepal. If you are located outside of the Nepal, you use this service at your own risk. Your information will be transferred to and processed in the Nepal where many of our central databases operate.

Deemed acceptance:

You agree that your use of the services is subject to this privacy policy as then in effect. This privacy policy may be modified at any time and from time to time; the data of the most recent revision will appear on this page so check back periodically. Continued access to the services by you following modification in this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of this privacy policy as modified. Please read this privacy policy carefully and review our terms of service that governs your use of the services. If you do not agree to be bound by all of the terms set forth below, do not use any services. By using this website or the service described in this policy, you consent to the data collection, use, disclosure and storage practices described in this privacy policy.

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