Our Commitment:

We respect your privacy and are committed to safeguarding your personal information. This policy outlines the data we collect, why we collect it, and your associated rights.

Information We Collect:

  • Usage Data: We collect non-identifiable information about your device, browser, and site usage (e.g., pages visited, and time spent).
  • Cookies: These are small files, which contain no personal details, used to enhance your experience.
  • Email (Optional): We collect your email only if you subscribe to our newsletter. Your email is never shared with anyone except the service that delivers our emails.
  • Comments: If commenting is enabled, your chosen username and comment content may be publicly visible.

Legal Basis for Processing:

  • We process your data only when we have a lawful basis to do so. These bases include consent, contract necessity, compliance with legal obligations, protection of vital interests, and for our legitimate business interests.

How We Use It:

  • Website Functionality: To ensure THN operates smoothly and to analyze site usage for improvements.
  • Newsletters: We send updates and exclusive content only if you opt in.
  • Security: To protect against spam and abuse.

Third-Party Services:

  • Analytics: We use Google Analytics and CloudFlare to understand site traffic.
  • Advertising: Ads from Google Adsense and other cybersecurity vendors may be displayed. These providers may use cookies or pixel tech for targeted advertising.

Your Rights:

  • Detailed Rights: You have the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict, transfer, or object to the processing of your personal data.
  • Cookie Control: Manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.
  • Newsletter Opt-Out: You can unsubscribe using links provided in every email.
  • Data Requests: Contact us at info[@]blognews[.]tech to request access to or correction of information we hold about you.

International Data Transfers:

  • Your data may be transferred and processed in countries outside the EEA. We ensure appropriate safeguards are in place to maintain the security of your data.

Data Retention Policy:

  • We retain personal data only as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy unless otherwise required by law.

Children’s Privacy:

  • Our services are not directed to children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16.

Data Breach Notification Procedures:

  • In the event of a data breach, we will notify you and any applicable regulator where we are legally required to do so.

Data Protection Officer:

  • Contact our Data Protection Officer at info[@]thehackernews[.]com for any questions related to privacy.

Automated Decision-Making and Profiling:

  • We do not use automated decision-making or profiling that would have a legal or otherwise significant effect on you.


  • If you have any complaints about our handling of your data, you may contact the relevant data protection authority.

Third-Party Links:

Our website may contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites and encourage you to read their privacy policies.

Changes to This Policy:

Updates will be posted on this page with the effective date noted. Your continued use of THN indicates acceptance of these changes.

Contact Us:

Please reach out to us at info[@]blogtechnews[.]tech for privacy concerns or questions.

Last Updated: 10/05/2024