International Flight Network (“us”, “we”, “our”, or “IFN”) operates the website https://www.ifn.news (referenced to as “Service”, “Website” or “IFN.news”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Data Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Cookies and Usage Data
- IP address, browser and device information
- Email address (for contact form, application from, and staff only)
- Name (for contact form, application form, and staff only)
- Additional information you provide on your own (for contact form and application form only)
We may collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, device type, device version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies we may also use are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, it is possible that you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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 one day.
Use of Data
International Flight Network uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain the Service
- To notify you about changes to our Service
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service, such as contacting us using a contact form, when you choose to do so
- To provide analysis or valuable information used for improving the Service
- To monitor the usage of the Service
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
- To protect the service and its users from misuse
Contact and Application Forms
Everything you enter in a contact or application form is handled professionally by an editorial team member of IFN.news. We do not give any of your details, nor the content of your message, to unauthorized third parties without your permission. Exemptions from this policy (e.g. in the case of misuse) are mentioned below.
Information and text entered in a contact or application form on this website may be processed by external tools, such as analytics, anti spam or virus protection software, or other tools to ensure a safe and reliable communication for both parties (“user” & IFN.news).
When you submit a contact or application form on this website, we may save your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, device type, device version, time and date, together with your entered personal information (including name, email address, and country (if applicable)) and your message.
If you wish to have all, or parts, of this saved information deleted, please reach out to us and we will remove the data in question. This does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Further details on exemptions from the policy regarding removal of data are mentioned below.
In the event of spam, scam, threats, or any other misuse of our service, International Flight Network reserves the right to keep and/or transfer saved identifiable information to others (e.g. legal authorities or internet/server providers), in order, but not limited to, protect us, our service, our users, and/or comply with a legal obligation (see more under “Legal Requirements”).
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Germany and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Germany and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
International Flight Network may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation
- Protect and defend the rights or property of International Flight Network
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- Protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- Protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we, and the services we use, do our absolute best to keep your Personal Data private, and strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform the tasks specified below on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose any Personal Data.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
- Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms website: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
We may use third-party Service Providers to offer optional in-browser push notifications for our service.
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles or pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, social media posts, etc.), which belongs to another website. This embedded content behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
International Flight Network has no influence on another website’s content and we are not liable for any violations or abuse these websites may commit.
Sharing on External Websites
Pages and articles on this website may contain sharing links which will lead you to an external service (in most cases a different website or app). The sole purpose of this practice is to give you the possibility to share our content with other users, using other websites, apps, email, SMS, or other services. Everything you do on these external services is up to you and the service.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18 without permission. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take all steps possible for us to remove that information from our servers.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have an account on this site, or have used a contact form (see more under “Contact and Application Forms”), you can 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.
You can find more information about who we are and what we do here: https://www.ifn.news/about/