Privacy Policy


At Hmong World Radio, we are committed to protecting the privacy and data of our users. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, store, protect, and use user data in compliance with international data protection regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). It also describes the rights of our users in relation to their data, as well as our data security measures and third-party data sharing practices.

By using our services, you agree to the collection and use of information as outlined in this privacy policy. If you do not agree with any of the terms listed, please refrain from using our services.

Collection and Use of User Data

We may collect certain personally identifiable information (PII) and non-personally identifiable information (non-PII) from our users through various means, including direct interactions and automated tools such as cookies and other tracking technologies. The information we collect may include:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • IP address
  • Geographical location
  • Device information
  • Log data (e.g., date, time, browser type)

We collect and process this data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and personalize our services
  • To improve our services and user experience
  • To communicate with users and respond to inquiries
  • To measure and analyze site traffic, trends, and usage
  • To comply with legal obligations and enforce our terms and policies

Legal Basis for Data Processing

We process user data under the following legal bases:

  1. Consent: We obtain explicit consent for the processing of Personal Data when required.
  2. Legitimate Interests: We may process certain data based on our legitimate interests in providing and improving our services and ensuring their security.
  3. Legal Obligations: We process data to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal proceedings to which we are subject.

Data Retention

We retain user data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. When data is no longer necessary, we will securely delete or anonymize it.

User Rights

As a user of Hmong World Radio, you have certain rights in relation to your data:

  • Right to Access: You may request access to the personal data we hold about you.
  • Right to Correction: You have the right to request correction or update of any inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
  • Right to Erasure: You may request deletion of your personal data under certain circumstances.
  • Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data.
  • Right to Restriction of Processing: You may request that we restrict the processing of your personal data in certain situations.
  • Right to Data Portability: You have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly-used, and machine-readable format.

To exercise these rights, please Contact Us using the contact details provided in the “Contact Us” section of this policy. We will respond to your request promptly and in accordance with applicable laws.

Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect user data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. These measures include encryption, access controls, regular security audits, and employee training on data protection.

Third-Party Data Sharing

We may share user data with trusted third parties only for the purposes described in this privacy policy. This may include:

  • Service providers: We may engage third-party service providers to assist us in delivering our services (e.g., hosting, data analysis, etc.). These providers are contractually bound to keep the data confidential and ensure its protection.
  • Compliance with Law: We may disclose data as required to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal proceedings.
  • Business Transfers: In case of a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, user data may be transferred to the respective party as part of the transaction. We will ensure the confidentiality of user data through suitable agreements.

We do not sell, trade, or transfer user data to unaffiliated third parties for marketing or advertising purposes.

Updates to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update and make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any revisions will be effective upon posting the updated policy on our website. We encourage you to periodically review this policy for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding our privacy policy or how we handle your data, please contact us at:

Our team will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

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