Privacy Policy

Netbeam Technologies (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the banzgeek.com website.

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. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Personal Data

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
Usage Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access the Service by or through a mobile device (“Usage Data”).

This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser 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.

When you access the Service by or through a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

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. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze 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, 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.

Use of Data

netbeam Technologies 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 when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

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 Sri Lanka and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Sri Lanka and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

netbeam Technologies will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

netbeam Technologies may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of netbeam Technologies
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To 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 strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

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 these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

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  • 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 web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
  • Firebase – Firebase is analytics service provided by Google Inc. You may opt-out of certain Firebase features through your mobile device settings, such as your device advertising settings or by following the instructions provided by Google in their Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=enWe also encourage you to review the Google’s policy for safeguarding your data: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245. For more information on what type of information Firebase collects, please visit please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 12 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. 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 steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and update the “Last Updated” at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


Fact-Checking Policy

We care about being perfectly clear and precise with words, headlines, and URLs and understand that words have the utmost power and act accordingly.

Writers under Banzgeek.com must verify the information they gather and write at all times. This includes identifying information such as names, locations, factual statements, and accounts related to the content. Writers do their own fact-checking using their own judgment and information under the light of our Ethics Policy.

banzgeek.com is ready to and will use fact-checkers both online and within the editorial team in certain circumstances if need be. We are committed to non-partisanship, transparency of sources, transparency of funding, and being open to reasonable criticism and corrections in our organization. We check the information with all related parties before publishing it online.

If we receive a claim regarding fact-checking on our website, we first contact the source of the claim for further elaboration and supporting information. We also contact individuals and organizations who would have more information about or have relevant experience on the subject at hand, as well as researching relevant literature (news articles, scientific and medical journal articles, books, interview transcripts, statistical sources) that has bearing on the topic.

We prefer to use unbiased information and data sources viewed by our equals, as much as possible. We also alert our readers that information and data from sources, such as political advocacy organizations and sided parties, should be evaluated considerately.

Depending upon the nature and complexity of the topic, other members of the editorial staff may contribute additional research and changes to the writers’ work, and the final product will pass through the hands of our editors. Any piece that is not deemed up to our standards by one or more editors is subject to further revision and review before being released for publication.


Ethics Policy

The main purpose of this policy is to preserve the neutrality banzgeek.com stands for and the integrity it provides in all aspects of its content.

Every staff member is expected to read these rules carefully and abide by them. All of our employees are subjected to complying with all aspects of this policy. All new members are required to read this policy before taking on their positions

The matters addressed in this code are important, so any violation of rules within the areas covered below is considered serious enough to require disciplinary punishments, including dismissal from the position depending on the severity of the violation.

A team member that has a question or is violating any part of this policy or has witnessed another employee doing so, should contact his/her supervisor immediately. All inquiries in this aspect are going to be kept discreet in order to protect the personal rights of team members.

Writers who cover news should not play the market, meaning they can not conduct in any kind of estimations with personal interest or information. This could create exploitation of information that is not publicly declared. Team members who contribute to banzgeek.com covering similar subjects are also subjected to this rule.

Only employees in the sales and marketing departments are allowed to make deals with third parties on behalf of banzgeek.com. It is not allowed for anyone other than employees in the sales and marketing department to make deals using the company name in return for promotions/links, etc.

Good judgment, privacy, and professionalism are the main ideals to stick with when posting on the website and on other social media channels. Every post should be thought of to the last detail as every post goes out to audiences.

Perception is a very important part of this process and we expect everyone who is part of the banzgeek.com to act accordingly with common sense at all times. Posts should be non-partial and neutral at all times. They are expected to keep their content and posts in compliance with the company policy and be respectful, unbiased, and authentic. Avoiding inappropriate, violent, and biased content is a must for all outlets connected to banzgeek.com

Getting permission before publishing an image or a video is necessary as a result of the copyright and trademark laws. The team is expected to comply with the legal terms of the websites and other entities banzgeek.com works or partners with.


Correction Policy

While Banzgeek.com always strives for perfection and accuracy, we can make errors from time to time. Then, banzgeek.com is prepared to take responsibility for correcting the said error and will maintain a high level of transparency to make sure all feel confident that the incorrect information does not spread.

In order to achieve the level of accuracy, perfection, and clarity, these are the steps to follow:

For Our Readers:
When a reader spots an error, he/she should contact banzgeek.com directly or a person in charge within our Admins

If sent by email, the correction inquiry should include the suggested correction, the link of the article or post where the error was spotted, and the reader’s name and contact information. We also would require a source for your correction.

The reader can expect a response from the editorial team and may be contacted further if clarification is needed or the editor needs more information. Please note that a correction submission is a guarantee that the error will be investigated but not a guarantee that a change will be issued.

Team:
Once our team is informed about an error, we will investigate the error using the information supplied by the reader and other online resources along with the writer’s information.

If an error is found, we will make sure to correct it as soon as possible.

Social Media Channels:
If said content was posted on Facebook, Twitter or any other online channel in control of Banzgeek, the post featuring the said error will be deleted immediately and replaced with the corrected version.

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