PakUpdates.com is a top-notch Pakistan news update website dedicated to providing authentic business news, politics news, technology news, sports news, fashion news, and more from Pakistan. Our website follows the following rules and regulations to keep the content authentic, spam-free, and reliable for our readers.
Data we collect:
- Comments: When a reader comments on any post or blog on our website, we collect data from comments to detect spam. We also collect the IP address of the visitor and browser user agent string to identify the anonymous string, if any. Once we approve the comment, the profile picture of the visitor will become visible in the comment section.
- Media: If a visitor wants to upload any image to our website, he should ensure that there is no embedded location data with the image. The reason is that visitors can download and extract the embedded location easily from the uploaded picture.
- Cookies: When a visitor leaves a comment on any post, our website will save the visitor’s name, email, and website in the cookies. The saved information helps the visitor avoid refilling the details while giving comments on other posts on the website. These cookies will remain saved for a year to provide convenience to our visitors. However, if you land on the log-in page, we will create a temporary cookie to identify your browser’s acceptance of our cookies. It does not contain any identifiable data, and it is removed when you close your browser. If you log in to your account at our website, we create various cookies to save your log-in details and your set screen display. However, log-in cookies only remain for a couple of days, but screen display choice remains saved for a year. There is an option of “Remember Me” for the password. If you check the box, our website will save your password in cookies for two weeks. All log-in cookies will automatically be discarded when you log out your account. When you publish or edit any post, we save an additional cookie to secure the post ID. It does not contain any personal or identifiable detail, and it will be deleted in a day.
Data We Share:
We do not share, sell, or transfer collected data to anyone. We collect data to ensure a streamlined log-in process. For example, if you forget your password, the collected data helps us send the reset option with your IP address.
Data we retain:
When a visitor interacts through comments, its metadata will get stored indefinitely. It helps our system recognize the follow-up comment for quick approval without holding them for approval queues. If you create your account at our website, we also secure the right to store your identifiable details in our data. However, the user of an account can see, edit, or delete the submitted data at any time. Moreover, our admin staff also see and edit users’ information. However, user’s name cannot be changed after the approval of the account.
Your rights over your data:
Whether you have an account on our website or posted a comment on any post, you can give us a request to send your personal data file that we hold. We will send an exported file of your holding data about you to let you see your given details. Users can also request us to delete the personal data that we collect at the time of registration or account creation. The data does not contain any information that we keep for security, legal, or administrative purposes.
How we check data:
All comments by the visitors check via an automated spam detection service. It makes us recognize spam words, spam content, and spam posts.