Cookie Policy

This Cookie policy explains the way Idea TV (the “Company”) (Referred to as ‘Ideatvnews.com’ or ‘Site’) uses the cookies when any user visits our sites and subsidiaries, opens our emails and access the applications owned by Ideatvnews.com (like Android and iOS Apps), as well as any other service which may display this Cookie Policy (each a “site”). The use of this policy is to explain what these policies are, why these are used and also your rights to control their use.

Ideatvnews.com can change this policy at any time. So, the readers are requested to read the “Last Updated” Date at the top of the page to see when the cookies policy was last revised. Any changes in the policy will be in effect the moment we make any changes in the Cookies Policy on the site. If we make any material changes to this Cookies Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us or by placing a prominent notice on our website. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Cookies Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Cookies Policy.

For any query regarding our cookie policy, please contact us at info@ideatvnews.com.

  • What is a cookie?

The cookie is a small file stored on the user’s computer, designed to save small data specific to a user and a website which can be accessed by the web server or the user computer. Like other websites, Ideatvnews.com uses Cookies to maintain user preferences and help the server to deliver tailored content to the user’s system matching with the user’s preferences. For example, a cookie helps server in identifying the user and previous read stories by him/her so that we can deliver the content on site as per individual’s pattern of reading. Cookies are always saved using the encryption in Ideatvnews.com, not in the plain text format.

Cookies stored in user’s computer can only be read and accessed by Ideatvnews.com website, not by any other website or users.

We place and use the cookies on your computer, these cookies are known as the “First Party Cookies”. Cookies may also be placed and accessed by some of our third party Vendors which are known as “Third party cookies” and are also described as “Session cookies”, which means they are the temporary cookies that are only stored on user’s device while you are visiting our site, other cookies are “persistent cookies” which are stored on the users device for a definite period of time after you leave the website from your previous visit.

Users are free to choose if they want to accept the cookies from the site or they can go to the settings on the browser and disable them, but in case if a user disables the cookies then the experience of user on the site can deplete and it may also result in some features not exactly working the way they are intended to work.

What is in the Ideatvnews.com cookie and why is it used? Each Cookie stored in a user’s computer contains a small table of data in pairs like (key, data) for example (Last read story, Story Category, Story Geo Scope). Once the data has been read by the server code or user computer, the data can be retrieved and the user is served with the customized data appropriately.

The cookie technology is used by Ideatvnews.com to make it easier for the user to use the website. The cookies are also intended to provide the relevant information first to the user for easier and better experience.

  • What Cookies Do We Use?

Below are the types of Cookies that we use on the Site when you are visiting:

Any kind of personal information collected through the first party cookies, are in compliance with our privacy policy and also complements this cookie policy. Personal information collected through a third party cookie is subjected to comply with the privacy policy of that third party, not privacy policy of the company.

Essential Cookies

Essential cookies enable you to navigate the site and use the services/content offered by the website in the best possible way. With these necessary cookies disabled, you may not be able to use the website with its complete functionality and may also affect the smooth functioning of the site. With the cookies disabled, site may not be able to provide all the services or features in their intended specifications.

Preference Cookies

Preference Cookies are placed to collect the information about user’s choices and preferences, and also allow us to make the site function in the way it is intended to. The preference cookies also allow the server to remember the local settings which help in customizing the Site accordingly.

Social Media Cookies

Social media Cookies are placed to enable the user to share pages and content which you may find interesting on the site through any third party networking site or any other website. These particular cookies can also be used for the advertising purpose when you visit the website.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies are used to collect information about the user’s use of the site & also enable us to improve and improvise the functionality of the site. For Example, these cookies help us know which are the most frequently visited pages on the site, also help us record any difficulties/unused pages on the site and also it shows us whether our advertising is effective or not.

The analytics cookies show us the overall usage pattern of the user on the site, it shows usage patterns of all users in one go rather than an individual person. Our team uses this information to analyze the total traffic on the site, but we don’t examine the information individually.

Advertising Cookies

Advertising Cookies are used to show the targeted promotions or advertisements based on your interest and browsing patterns on the site or to manage advertising which is being shown to you. The work of these cookies is to collect the information about your activities on site and other websites to provide you most relevant advertising.

  • What are the different third party cookies we use in our website?

There are following kind of cookies we use in our website described as below:

Cookies Name          Function

Facebook Connect  The Facebook connect provides Ideatvnews.com with the a single sign-on application which allows users to interact on other websites through their Facebook account. More information: Facebook Connect Privacy Policy

ComScore      ComScore used by Ideatvnews.com provides the service of analytics related information related to our users. ComScore collects the data of the traffic and engagements happening on the site with a competitive landscape related to the performance versus the market. The data obtained from the comScore is used for the sales pitches, editorial, strategy building and the product development. More information: ComScore Privacy Policy

Google Double Click           The Ideatvnews.com uses Google DoubleClick provided by Google, Inc to measure the effectiveness of its online marketing campaigns for the users. More information: Google Double Click Privacy Policy

Google Analytics      The Ideatvnews.com uses the Google Analytics provided by Google, Inc to set a cookie in order to effectively evaluate the use of its services and the user’s use of the site & also enables our team to improve and improvise the overall functionality of the site. More Information: Google Analytics Privacy Policy

DoubleClick For Publishers The DFP cookie set up by Ideatvnews.com, provided by Google, Inc helps to grow the site in terms of revenue and also help in revenue management. More Information: Double Click For Publishers Settings

AdSense       The AdSense provided by Google, Inc helps in displaying the ads on the site and manage them for the better performance over the site. You can manage Google Ad Settings here: Google Ad Settings

Facebook Audience Network        The Facebook Audience Network used in Ideatvnews.com helps in showing the targeted and customized ads to the user for better engagement with the users. More Information: Facebook Audience Network Privacy Policy

PubMatic       PubMatic is a digital advertising technology company that empowers Ideatvnews.com to control and maximize its digital advertising businesses. More Information: PubMatic Privacy Policy

Nielsen ABC Nielsen ABC is an independent measurement and research company, based in the US, work by gathering the data regarding the users of Ideatvnews.com on our behalf using cookies, log file data and code embedded in our sites. The Ideatvnews.com uses this information to help improve the overall user experience of the services it provides to its users. More Information: Nielsen ABC Privacy Policy

Firebase        Firebase provided by Google is used by Idea TV to collect the data from the mobile app in order to effectively evaluate the use of app and app crash report. More Information: Firebase Privacy Policy

  • How can a user manage cookies?

You can change the cookie settings in your browser by opting out of the cookies. Most of the browsers automatically accept the cookies as a default option, but the users always have an option to customize their browsers as per their need and desires, where the users can use the settings to decline all the cookies coming from any website as they prefer. But declining to cookies can result in the declined functionality of the website and the users are required to accept cookies if they want to access the complete functionality of the website.

Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable Cookies can be found at:

Chrome

Safari

Safari Mobile (iPhone and iPads)

Firefox

Microsoft Edge

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For any other information about the cookies which are used with the browsers, you can refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

Please Note: If Cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.

To opt-out of participating in Google Analytics data follow the instructions: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Please note opting out of the mechanisms of Google analytics will not mean that you will not be shown with any advertising. You will still receive other types of online advertising from participating companies and any type of advertising from non-participating companies, and the sites you visit may still collect information for other purposes.

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