This privacy policy sets out how uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from: November 2019

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organizations.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.

A small fee will be payable.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

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admin@worldbadnews.com

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Additional Information Regarding California.

Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), we are providing the following details regarding the categories of personal information about California residents that we have collected (whether online or offline) or disclosed within the preceding 12 months:

  1. We collected the following categories of personal information (as defined by the CCPA):
    1. Identifiers, such as name, contact information, and online identifiers;
    2. Personal information, as defined in the California customer records law, such as signature and payment card number;
    3. Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, such as sex and marital status;
    4. Commercial information, such as transaction information and purchase history;
    5. Biometric information, such as fingerprints and voiceprints;
    6. Internet or network activity information, such as browsing history and interactions with our website;
    7. Geolocation data, such as device location;
    8. Audio, electronic, visual, similar information, such as call and video recordings; and
    9. Inferences drawn from any of the personal information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, an individual’s preferences and characteristics.
  2. We collect this personal information from you and from other categories of sources, such as publicly available databases and joint marketing partners, when they share the information with us. As described above, we use this personal information to operate, manage, and maintain our business, to provide our products and services, and to accomplish our business purposes and objectives, including, for example, to: Develop, improve, and maintain our products and services;
    1. Personalize, advertise, and market our products and services;
    2. Conduct research and analytics;
    3. Maintain our facilities and infrastructure;
    4. Undertake quality and safety assurance measures;
    5. Conduct risk and security control and monitoring;
    6. Detect and prevent fraud;
    7. Perform identity verification;
    8. Perform accounting, audit, and other internal functions, such as internal investigations;
    9. Comply with law, legal process, and internal policies;
    10. Maintain records; and
    11. Exercise and defend legal claims.]
  3. We disclosed the following personal information to third parties for our operational business purposes:
    1. Identifiers, such as name, contact information, and online identifiers;
    2. Personal information, as defined in the California customer records law, such as signature and payment card number;
    3. Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, such as sex and marital status;
    4. Commercial information, such as transaction information and purchase history;
    5. Biometric information, such as fingerprints and voiceprints;
    6. Internet or network activity information, such as browsing history and interactions with our website;
    7. Geolocation data, such as device location;
    8. Audio, electronic, visual, similar information, such as call and video recordings; and
    9. Inferences drawn from any of the personal information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, an individual’s preferences and characteristics.
  4. We share personal information with our affiliates, service providers, and third-party sponsors of sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions.
  5. We have “sold” the following categories of personal information:
    1. Identifiers, such as name, contact information, and online identifiers;
    2. Internet or network activity information, such as browsing history and interactions with our website; and
    3. Inferences drawn from any of the personal information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, an individual’s preferences and characteristics.

For purposes of this section (“Additional Information Regarding California”), “sold” or “sale” means the disclosure of personal information for monetary or other valuable consideration but does not include, for example, the transfer of personal information as an asset that is part of a merger, bankruptcy, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business.

If you are a California resident, you may request that we:

Disclose to you the following information covering the 12 months preceding your request:

The categories of personal information we collected about you and the categories of sources from which we collected such personal information;

The specific pieces of personal information we collected about you;

The business or commercial purpose for collecting [or selling] personal information about you;

The categories of personal information about you that we sold and the categories of third parties to whom we sold such personal information; and

The categories of personal information about you that we otherwise shared or disclosed, and the categories of third parties with whom we shared or to whom we disclosed such personal information.

Delete personal information we collected from you.

* To make a request for the disclosures or deletion described above, please contact us via form or at admin@worldbadnews.com

We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.

Opt you out of any future “sale” of personal information about you, please send request to admin@worldbadnews.com

You have the right to be free from unlawful discrimination for exercising your rights under the CCPA.