Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the website www.factcheckpuertorico.org (the “Site”) which is operated by Fact Check Puerto Rico (“Fact Check Puerto Rico”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”) and sets forth Fact Check Puerto Rico’s practices with respect to your information. We are committed to comply with applicable data protection and privacy laws. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please exit the Site.

Fact Check Puerto Rico takes reasonable precautions to protect the privacy of your personal information, but there are no guarantees of complete security on the Internet or offline.

Personally Identifiable Information

Fact Check Puerto Rico will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our Site, unless you choose to provide such information. For example, you may voluntarily provide us with your name, street address, email address or phone number. You may be given the opportunity to ask questions, request information or materials, or provide comments and suggestions.

We will only use your personally identifying information to provide you with the services you request. At any time you can opt-out of receiving information from us by contacting us at www.factcheckpuertorico.org.

Non-Personally Identifying Information

Fact Check Puerto Rico collects what is called “non-personally identifying information” because it cannot be used to uniquely identify or contact an individual.  This type of information may include, but is not limited to, your IP address, browser type, device type used to access the Site, operating system, your use of features or applications on a Site and the websites linked from and pages visited.

We use tracking technologies such as cookies to collect usage information. A cookie is a small data file that websites commonly write to the website’s visitor’s hard drive when a website is visited. A cookie file contains information that can identify a return visitor each time he or she visits our Site. The data is encrypted for added security. We may use cookies as a way to measure activity and traffic patterns on the Site in order to continually improve the visitor’s experience. Cookies also provide visitors the convenience of not having to log in a password more than once on our Site, thereby saving the visitor time while on our Site.

You can disable cookies.  If you do disable or opt out of receiving cookies, please be aware that some features and services on our Site may not work as intended and you may not have access to all of the services and features we may offer.

Fact Check Puerto Rico will use your non-personally identifying information to help us make the Site more accessible and useful, to improve the Site and to ensure the Site is working properly.

Shared Information

In addition to the uses described in this Privacy Policy, Fact Check Puerto Rico reserves the right, and you expressly authorize us, to share any information we have about you to help operate and improve our Site; in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or to defend against legal claims; to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person or property; to investigate, prevent, or take action against voluminous spamming, service attacks, or attempts to compromise the security of information on the Site; and if we are acquired by or merge with another entity.

Third Parties

The Site may contain links to other websites. Fact Check Puerto Rico is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each website to which we may link. We may offer services that allow you to share information about our Site or its content with third-party social media networking websites such as Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, and others.  If you engage with our Site through third-party social networking websites, you may be allowing us access to certain information stored on those social networking websites, such as your public profile, list of friends, followers or connections, etc. The information we have access to from the social networking websites varies by website and is controlled by your privacy settings on that website. Any information we collect with respect to your use of functionality with social networking websites shall be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Fact Check Puerto Rico may use third-parties to provide us with services such as advertising, data collection, analytics or marketing. Such third-parties may view, edit or set their own cookies or other tracking technologies on our Site. The use of these technologies by these third-parties is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Rights In Certain Jurisdictions

Residents of some jurisdictions have the right to request a list of all third-parties to whom we have disclosed certain personal information during the preceding year for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes.  If you reside in such a jurisdiction and wish to obtain such information from us, please send notice to www.factcheckpuertorico.org.  In all such requests, please use the subject line “Privacy Rights” and include your name, street address, city, state, and zip code.

Residents of Foreign Countries

We are headquartered in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, be advised that any information you provide to us will be transferred to and stored in the United States and that, by submitting information to us, you explicitly authorize its transfer and storage within the United States.

Children

We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under the age of 18. Our Site, information and services are all directed to people who are at least 18 years of age or older. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a person under the age of 18 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy without prior notice. Your use of the Site following such changes constitutes your acceptance of the revised policy then in effect.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us by email at www.factcheckpuertorico.org.

June 19, 2017