- social media or official The Message Hour content on other websites;
- mobile and web applications (“Apps”)
The Message Hour collects or receives information about its users for many purposes; for instance, to provide services designed to serve the user, to monitor and improve the services offerings, for marketing or targeting advertisement etc. Such information may include your name, address, phone number, email address, age, social network account etc. (“the Information”).
There may be other privacy policies that apply to certain services provided by The Message Hour. Visitors are requested to read these while registering or subscribing to these services on these sites. The Message Hour respects the privacy of its visitors/readers and makes use of its best effort to ensure that the information collected is used for the limited purpose for which it was received.
There lies, in the name of The Message Hour/দি মেসেজ আওয়ার’, multiple fake websites and facebook pages and unauthorized/ unwanted facebook groups in online. The Message Hour shall hold no responsibility for any content generated, published or shared in those fake websites, unauthorized pages & groups in social media.
How The Message Hour collects the information
The Message Hour collects the information on a user upon the user’s access to The Message Hour website – (i) by registering to the site or Apps, (ii) subscribing to the newsletter, (iii) responding to a survey or participating in a competition, (iv) logging-in to a site or page, etc.
Disclosure of Information Collected
The Message Hour does not sell, trade or otherwise provide personally identifiable information to any other parties except for those that assist The Message Hour in operating its website, conducting the business and serving the users. It may share visitor’s/reader’s personal information internally to understand the user base, promote the number of users and increase user engagement.
In the event that The Message Hour desires to use personal information in a different way than that described above it shall seek consent of the individual. The Message Hour may release personally identifiable information if it is required to comply with the laws of Bangladesh.
We shall hold visitors/readers personal information if your account exists with The Message Hour. Notwithstanding, The Message Hour may retain data for a further period as per its own internal data retention policy. Visitor’s/reader’s personal information shall be deleted upon expiry of your The Message Hour account. Please note that there may be events when the erasing/deleting of information may take more time than usual, and The Message Hour shall not hold any responsibility in such events.
The advertisements included in The Message Hour website and Apps, are by third-party companies & ad networks through independent ad tags, which may collect information about users for which The Message Hour shall bear no responsibility that may arise as a result of collecting and/or sharing the information with any other party.
The Message Hour shall not accept any liability that may arise as a result of any content of any advertisement that may appear on The Message Hour website.
Third Party Advertisements and links
At the discretion of The Message Hour, the website or application may display or allow advertisements of third party services or products. These third-party sites may have separate and independent privacy policies. The Message Hour accepts no responsibility or liability for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein..
The Message Hour does not hold any responsibility for information leakage due to the visitor/reader accessing a separate link, application or website, whether through a link in the website or contents of The Message Hour.
The Message Hour does not collect any user data based on cookies, nor does it store any sort of user information that may be personal to the user.
If a third party associated with The Message Hour website collects user cookies upon your visit to The Message Hour website, The Message Hour does not control the use of these cookies therefore you should check the relevant third-party website.
Demographic and purchase information:
We may reference other sources of demographic and other information to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions. We use Google Analytics, among others, to track the user behavior on our website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings options provided by Google.
Communication by The Message Hour
From time to time, The Message Hour may contact its users via e-mail, phone or SMS for invitation for participation in campaigns/competitions organized by The Message Hour, feedback, survey etc, based on the information it has received from the users.
Accessing the website from outside Bangladesh
If, at any time, the users prefer not to receive email containing marketing information from us, then the user can simply follow the unsubscribe options at the bottom of each email.
If the users no longer wish to have a registered account, the user may terminate the account by sending an email to [email protected].
Who we are
Suggested text: Our website address is: https://themessagehour.com.
Suggested text: 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.
Suggested text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Suggested text: 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
Suggested text: 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
Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
Suggested text: 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
Suggested text: 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.
Where we send your data
Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.