Effective date: August , 2018
Scripps Media, Inc. (“Cracked”, “we”, “us”, “our”), which is operated by The E.W. Scripps Company, is committed to fulfilling our responsibilities under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in relation to the collection, retention, use, and other processing of personal data that is obtained when EU data subjects visit and interact with our website, mobile application, email newsletter, and other digital platforms and services (together, the “Service”). This Privacy Notice sets forth how we process EU personal data in our role as a data controller (i.e., when we are responsible for determining the purpose and means of the processing).
This Privacy Notice covers:
Personal Data We Collect
We may collect and process the following information when you interact with the Service. Contact data. You may provide us with your contact details, such as name, phone number, physical address, email address, or other similar information.
How and Why We Use Your Personal Data
We may process personal data to:
Our processing of such personal data is carried out pursuant to the following legal bases:
If we make a material change to how we process your personal data, we will notify you and may also modify this Privacy Notice.
We may share your personal data:
Please note that in certain situations Cracked may be obligated to disclose personal data in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
We utilize online identification technologies—such as cookies, web beacons, or pixels—in accordance with applicable law and requirements. "Cookies" are small text files placed on your hard drive when you visit a website; they store information which is sent back to our servers or those of third parties. As described in more detail below, we use such technologies to: Recognize new or past customers;
Different types of cookies may be used for specific purposes, for example:
Cookies are either “session” cookies which are deleted when you end your browser session, or “persistent,” which remain until you delete them or the party who served the cookie removes it. Further details concerning the cookies we use on our websites are available in the table included at the bottom of this section.
We may link the information collected by cookies with other information we collect from you pursuant to this Privacy Notice. Similarly, the third parties who serve cookies on our website may link your name or email address to other information they collect.
|Preferences||Cookies that allow our website to remember information that alters the way the website behaves or appears on your screen. For example, we may provide you with local ads based on your region. Loss of information stored in these cookies may make the website experience less functional but should not prevent the website from working.|
|Processes||Cookies that are fundamental to functional operation of the website that deliver services that our visitors expect, such as navigating web pages or accessing secure areas on our website. The website will not function without these cookies.|
|Advertising||Cookies used to make advertising more relevant for visitors. Our partners may also use a cookie to determine whether we’ve shown an ad and how it performed, or provide us with information about how you interact with ads.|
|Session State||Cookies that collect information about how visitors interact with the website. This may include the pages users visit most often and whether users get error messages from certain pages. We use these cookies to help us improve our Services. Blocking or deleting these cookies will not render the website unusable.|
|Analytics||Cookies that help us assess how well our website performs and how items such as plugins perform in different areas on the website. These cookies are also used to understand, improve, and research products, features, and services.|
How We Protect Your Personal Data
We maintain appropriate technical and organizational safeguards designed to help protect personal data from unauthorized disclosure or access and accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, or alteration. Although we use reasonable efforts to safeguard personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your information obtained through the Service.
How Long We Retain Your Personal Data
We will store your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the performance of our obligations or to achieve the purposes for which the information was collected, or as may be permitted under applicable law. To determine the appropriate retention period, we will consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the data; the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of the data; the purposes for which we process the data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means; and the applicable legal requirements. Unless otherwise required by applicable law, at the end of the retention period we will remove personal data from our systems and records or take appropriate steps to properly anonymize it.
Personal Data Transfers
We will obtain appropriate consent from EU data subjects prior to transferring their personal data out of the EU to a country that has not been deemed by the European Commission to provide an adequate level of personal data protection. Please contact us if you have questions regarding our cross-border data transfer activities.
Your Rights and Choices
The GDPR provides EU data subjects with certain rights regarding their personal data. Subject to certain conditions, you may ask Cracked to take the following actions in relation to your personal data that we hold:
You can submit these requests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or our postal address provided below. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity prior to processing your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why, subject to legal restrictions. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal data or our response to your requests regarding your personal data, you may contact us at email@example.com or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. You can find information about your data protection regulator here.
How to Contact Us
Cracked can be contacted via e-mail sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or at the following address:
The E.W. Scripps Company
Attention: Data Protection Inquiry
312 Walnut St, Suite 2800
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America