Belsito Communications Inc. d/b/a Beaking News Desk
(the "Website" or "Site") operated by Belsito Communications Inc. d/b/a Beaking
News Desk ("Beaking News Desk," "we," "our",
or "us"), as well as to the services and information available on the Website
use, and disclose information, governs how we treat this information, and lets you know your
Policy and its terms, it creates legal obligations on you and on us.
Our Website contains links to other websites for your convenience and reference. We are not
responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites.
PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING THE
WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH
TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OUR WEBSITE.
set of definitions in Section 19 (Definitions) to allow easy reference to key concepts.
2.1 Consent by Site User. We have structured our Website so that you are able to
come to our Website and review selected information about our
Services without providing us with any Personally Identifiable Information. By accessing and
using our Website or Services as a visitor, you are acknowledging that you have read and
2.2 Consent by User Acting in a Representative Capacity. If you are agreeing to
you represent and warrant that you have authority to act on behalf of, and to bind, Your
Organization on whose behalf you are acting.
2.3 Right to Withdraw Consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at
any time, in accordance with Section 12 (Your Right to Opt-Out; Object to Processing; Deleting
3. The Information We Collect.
To provide our Services, and to otherwise conduct our business via the Website, we rely on
information provided by, and collected from, our users. This information consists of the
3.1 Personally Identifiable Information. We collect certain information that
identifies you as an individual (collectively, "Personally Identifiable Information"). The
Personally Identifiable Information we collect may include the following:
- Your name;
- Your address (including zip code);
- Your phone number; and
- Your email address
3.2 Non-Personally Identifiable Information. We also collect technical and
device-related information that is not Personally Identifiable Information, and instead
identifies, or may reasonably be used to identify, a particular user device (collectively,
"Non-Personally Identifiable Information"). Non-Personally Identifiable Information is typically
collected automatically by technical means and, subject to Section 3.4 (Treatment of Combined
Information), for purposes of our Website and Services, consists of the following:
- Device identifiers, such as cookies;
- Device information, such as hardware and software settings;
- IP addresses and log information, such as your device's name, the type and version of your
web browser, and referrer addresses that can function to identify a user device; and
- Tracking information that we, or a third party, may collect.
3.3 Anonymous Information. Our Website also collects, processes, and/or uses
information that does not identify you or your devices, including Personally Identifiable
Information that has been made anonymous by: (i) removing identifying fields and aggregating the
information with other information so that individual subjects of the information cannot be
re-identified, or (ii) anonymizing the information with techniques that remove or modify the
identifying data so as to prevent re-identification of the anonymized information (collectively,
"Anonymous Information"). Information that meets these criteria might include, for example,
demographic information, statistical information (e.g. page views and hit counts), and general
3.4 Treatment of Combined Information. If we combine Non-Personally Identifiable Information or
Anonymous Information with Personally Identifiable Information, we treat the resulting
combination as Personally Identifiable Information.
4. How We Collect this Information.
We collect the above information through the following means and technologies:
4.1 Contacting Us. You can contact us with questions or comments using the form
available on our website at https://www.breakingnewsdesk.com/contact or using the information
provided in Section 18 (Contact Us). For example, you can contact us to learn more about the
content featured on our Website, or to provide us your suggestions. In order to communicate with
us, you must provide certain Personally Identifiable Information.
4.2 Information Provided to Third Parties. As explained further in Section 6.1
(Our Service Providers), we may engage third parties to perform certain services for us or on
our behalf. The forms on our Website may be managed by such third parties, and we may obtain
from the applicable service provider your information that you provide using such forms.
4.3 Newsletters. We may offer newsletters and other content about our services
and products, and other issues that we believe may be of interest to you. We will use your
Personally Identifiable Information to provide you with this content. You can opt-out of
receiving this content, by following the instructions set out in Section 12 (Your Right to
Opt-Out; Object to Processing; Deleting Information).
4.4 Device Identifiers; Logs; IP Addresses. To determine whether your device is
supported by our Website and Services, we may collect certain information about your device and
network, including your IP address, your operating system and browser, your device model,
information about your use of the Website or Services, as well as the presence of any software
that our Website or Services may require to operate with your device, or other third party
software or mobile apps on your device. We automatically receive and record this information in
log files, and this is generally Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
4.5 Cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser
from a website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies can be used to
provide you with a tailored user experience and to make it easier for you to use a website upon
a future visit. We may include cookies on our Website and use them to recognize you when you
return to our Website. You may choose not to accept cookies; however, you may need to enable
cookies if you wish to access certain personalized features of our Services. Cookies alone are
typically Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
4.6 Beacons and Tags. The Website may use certain data collection technologies
that rely on: (i) beacons; (ii) pixel tags and object hyperlinking tags; and (iii) other means
to link an object to an Internet address, a remote software application, a remote database, or
other remote means of receiving or processing information. We may use these technologies to tell
us what parts of our Website have been visited or to measure the effectiveness of searches that
users perform on our Website. These technologies also enable us to send email messages in a
format users can efficiently read, to learn whether these email messages have been opened, and
to help ensure, for example, that our messages are of interest to our users. These technologies
provide us with Anonymous Information, Non-Personally Identifiable Information and, in certain
instances, Personally Identifiable Information.
4.7 Click-Throughs. We may send email messages or display links that use a
"click-through URL" linked to our Website or to another resource. When you click one of these
URLs, you pass through our web server before arriving at the destination website page or other
resource. Click-throughs may use and collect Anonymous Information and Non-Personally
Identifiable Information. We may track this click-through data to help determine interest in
particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our user communications.
4.8 Other Technologies and Data Sources. We may combine Personally Identifiable
Information that you provide to us with other data for purposes of responding to your inquiries,
manner includes your Personally Identifiable Information, we will treat the combined information
4.9 Providing Other Services. We use Personally Identifiable Information to
provide the information and services that you request from us or that we make available on our
Site. We may use the Personally Identifiable Information that you submit in a manner that we
determine to be necessary to provide you with such information and services. For example, you
may submit your zip code to us so that we can tailor our Site to provide you with information
that is more relevant to locations covered by or near to the provided zip code.
5. How We Use this Information.
We use the information we collect or process, including Anonymous Information, Non-Personally
Identifiable Information, and Personally Identifiable Information, as permitted under Applicable
Law, including where the use is based on: (i) the consent you provide to us at the point of
collection; (ii) performance of our agreement to provide you with the Services; (iii) compliance
with our legal obligations; and/or (iv) our Legitimate Interests, as well as a third party's
Legitimate Interests. More specifically, we use the information we collect for some or all of
Our Uses of the Information
Bases for Our Use
To provide you with the Services you request and, specifically, to allow us to
send you email with information
- Performance and management of our agreement with you
To conduct fraud monitoring, prevention, and detection activities
To respond to your inquiries
- Performance and management of our agreement with you
- Our Legitimate Interests
To customize your visit to and use of the Website and Services
To determine which of our products, services, and content (including, if
applicable, our newsletter) might interest you and, upon making this
determination, to provide you with the associated information
- Your consent
- Our Legitimate Interests
To track access to and use of our Website and Services, and conduct data and
other analyses, including anonymization and aggregation of Personally
To perform internal administration, auditing, operation, and troubleshooting for
our Website and Services
To engage in the activities specified in Section 6 (How We Share This
- Our Legitimate Interests
- Compliance with our legal obligations
- Performance and management of our agreement with you
To evaluate and improve our Website, Services, and our communications, and to
develop and test new services and content
To comply with Applicable Law
- Compliance with our legal obligations
Note that when determining the bases for our use of your information, we rely on what we consider
to be the most appropriate basis, even if there are multiple bases available in connection with
6. How We Share this Information.
We value your privacy, and we share the information we collect only in the manner set out below.
6.1 Our Service Providers. We engage third parties to perform functions on our
behalf, and these may include functions such as maintaining the Website, collecting information,
responding to and sending email or other messages, and other functions useful to our business.
In this capacity, we may provide service providers with Personally Identifiable Information,
Non-Personally Identifiable Information, and Anonymous Information (as applicable). The
following are examples:
- We may use service providers to provide customer service (where applicable) or marketing
support, such as to process and distribute email. These service providers generally require
access to your Personally Identifiable Information in order to perform these services.
- We may use analytics service providers to assist us in understanding and using
Non-Personally Identifiable Information and other information that we collect via the Site.
A service we may use in this regard is Google Analytics, and information concerning how
Google uses the information is available at https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners, and opt-out options
specific to Google Analytics are available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
- Our Site includes links to third party websites offering services that augment those
services offered on our Site.
- We may use service providers to anonymize and aggregate Personally Identifiable Information
in order to generate Anonymous Information.
- We may engage service providers to analyze the interests and attributes of our users and,
using techniques based on Anonymous Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information,
identify others who might share those interests and attributes. We then use this information
to reach out to relevant market segments to provide them information concerning the Website
We require our service providers to contractually commit to protect the privacy and security of
the Personally Identifiable Information they process on our behalf.
6.2 Questions of Harm; Legal Process. We may disclose your Personally
Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information to third parties, including
law enforcement agencies, attorneys, and private investigators, where it is necessary, or where
we have a good faith belief that it is necessary:
- To comply with legal process;
- To protect and defend our rights and property, including the Website and associated
- To protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website or Services;
- To protect the personal safety or property of Website users or the public, including your
personal safety or property (it being understood that we assume no duty to provide, or
monitor the need for, such protections); and
- To cooperate with public and government authorities including, where required, authorities
outside your jurisdiction.
While you are not able to opt out of this use of information, we will take reasonable steps to
limit such use, and disclose only the information we reasonably believe is necessary for the
above purposes. If we receive legal process calling for the disclosure of your Personally
Identifiable Information, then we will attempt to notify you within a reasonable amount of time,
unless such notification is not permitted.
6.3 Transfer of the Website. We shall be entitled to transfer information that
we collect (including Personally Identifiable Information) to a third party in connection with a
reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition
(including a disposition in connection with a bankruptcy or similar proceedings) of all or
substantially all assets or stock of the business unit or division responsible for the
safeguard your Personally Identifiable Information with protections that are compatible with
6.4 Our Affiliates. We may choose to rely on and share the information we
collect with our affiliates. By "affiliate" we mean an entity that is closely related to us,
such as an entity that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, Belsito
Communications Inc. d/b/a Beaking News Desk. Our affiliates will be bound by the terms of this
7. How We Safeguard the Information We Collect.
We recognize the sensitivity of our users' Personally Identifiable Information and we have put in
place security systems designed to prevent unauthorized access to or disclosure of this
information. Our security systems include physical, technical, and administrative information
security controls, and we take commercially reasonable steps to secure and safeguard such
Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with Applicable Law.
8. Our Retention of Data.
We retain Personally Identifiable Information for the period of time necessary to fulfill the
purposes for which we obtained the Personally Identifiable Information and consistent with
Applicable Law. We use the following criteria to set our retention periods: (i) the duration of
our relationship with you; (ii) the existence of a legal obligation as to the retention period;
and (iii) the advisability of retaining the information in light of our legal position (for
example, in light of applicable statutes of limitations, litigation, or regulatory
9. Accuracy and Minimization of Data.
We take reasonable steps (i) to maintain the accuracy of the Personally Identifiable Information
we process, and (ii) to limit the Personally Identifiable Information that we process to that
which is reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we obtained the information.
Our Site displays online advertising to keep our readers up to speed on various offerings,
promotions, and associated content, such as those relating to legal services offered by
attorneys and law firms. Our Site may include the use of ad banner partners for the serving
and/or targeting of ads, promotions, and other marketing messages. Like many companies, we may
also display targeted ads or banners about us to you when you are visiting other websites and
apps. The banners and ads that you may see displayed may be based on information we hold about
you, such as your previous use of our Website. This may include your search history on our Site,
the content you read on our Site, or on banners or ads you have previously clicked on. These ads
may be provided, in some cases, by a third-party ad service provider or advertiser
(collectively, "Advertisers"). Additionally, Advertisers may place or utilize their own cookies
on your browser and may use Anonymous Information about your visit to our Site. If an Advertiser
requests that you provide Personally Identifiable Information to it or otherwise accept its
cookie on your browser, please be aware that the Advertiser's use and collection of this
policy before providing Personally Identifiable Information. In certain circumstances, you may
be able opt out of receiving targeted advertising from certain ad networks, data exchanges,
marketing analytics, and other service providers as indicated at:
11. Accessing and Updating Your Information.
If you would like to review, correct, or update the Personally Identifiable Information that you
have provided to us, or if you would like to request an electronic copy of this Personally
Identifiable Information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent
Applicable Law provides you with this right to data portability) you may make such requests by
us as provided in Section 18 (Contact Us).
12. Your Right to Opt-Out; Object to Processing; Deleting Information.
12.1 Unsubscribing to Email. If you no longer wish to receive email messages
from us, then you can opt out of this Service by either (i) following the "unsubscribe"
instructions located near the bottom of each email message, or (ii) contacting us as provided in
Section 18 (Contact Us).
12.2 Deleting Information. If you request, we will take reasonable steps to
remove your Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information from
our databases, within the time frames (if any) set out in Applicable Law. Please understand,
however, that if you request the deletion of your information, you will no longer be able to
receive certain Services. In addition, it may be impractical (or essentially impossible) to
remove the requested information completely, due to requirements promulgated by Applicable Law,
and/or data backups, and records of deletions. As such, certain Personally Identifiable
Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information may remain in our databases following
the deletion of your account; we will continue to treat the remaining information (if any) in
12.3 Objections. If you object to our processing of your Personally Identifiable
Information, and a request for us to delete this information is not, in your view, sufficient,
please contact us as provided in Section 18 (Contact Us).
12.4 Anonymous Information. We will not delete Anonymous Information from our
13. Advisory Regarding Participation by Children and Teens.
Under U.S. Federal Law (as reflected in the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), WE DO NOT
COLLECT OR STORE ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION FROM INDIVIDUALS THAT WE KNOW ARE UNDER
THE AGE OF 13. If you wish further information concerning privacy policies in general, and
concerning online social networking and safety, you should visit the following website:
14. Notice of Privacy Rights to California Residents.
California law requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California users who ask
about business practices related to disclosing Personally Identifiable Information to third
parties for direct marketing purposes. The California "Shine the Light" law further requires us
to allow California residents to opt out of certain disclosures of Personally Identifiable
Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
15. Do Not Track Notice.
Our Website does not change its behavior when receiving "Do Not Track" signals from browser
We want your feedback. If you have a suggestions on how we can improve our Services or complaints
you would like us to address, please contact us at the address set out in Section 18 (Contact
Us). If you are a California resident, you may report complaints to the Complaint Assistance
Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.
Other states may provide similar avenues for lodging complaints. Please check with your state's
consumer protection authority.
changes in Applicable Law. In the event of any substantive or material changes, we will
notifying you of the change via the Website, email, or other methods. Your continued use of the
Website following such notice constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the updated
18. Contact Us.
using the information below:
Beaking News Desk
1 Ardmore Street
New Windsor, New York 12553
19.1 "Applicable Law" means statutes, regulations, and any other laws that apply to the Website
or the Services.
19.2 "Legitimate Interest" means that there is a good reason for processing your Personally
Identifiable Information, and that the processing is carried out in a way that minimizes impacts
(if any) on your privacy rights and interests. The term "Legitimate interest" also refers to our
use of information in ways that you would reasonably expect, based on your relationship to us.
For example, there is a Legitimate Interest in collecting and processing your Personally
Identifiable Information: (i) to safeguard our Website, Services, networks, content, and related
information and resources; (ii) to administer and generally conduct our business; and (iii) to
20. Effective Date.
21. COPYRIGHT AND LEGAL NOTICE.
© 2020 Belsito Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this content may be
reproduced, stored in any form without written permission from Belsito. Use of the mark Beaking
News Desk by Belsito Communications, Inc. is under license from Joseph Belsito.