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China Daily Apps Privacy Notice

Thank you for using China Daily Apps, which are owned and operated by the China Daily Group. Your privacy is very important to us. To better protect your privacy, we are providing this notice explaining our privacy policy, which describes how we treat personal information when you use China Daily Apps.

Information We Gather

Through China Daily Apps, you can engage in various activities like entering contests, taking part in quizzes, voting in polls or otherwise expressing an opinion. Your personally identifiable information may be required to engage in these activities as well as to receive products and services that you may have requested. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected include but are not limited to: name, address, gender, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number and credit or debit card information. We may also collect information about your personal or professional interests and use your opinions about various products, programs and services. We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you use our applications, such as the type of device and operating system you are using, and location-based information.

Use of Information

China Daily will not sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your e-mail address without your permission. This also applies to any information that personally identifies you, except as noted immediately below. We do, however, share information about our audience in aggregate form. For example, we may want to know how long the average reader spends on our apps, or which features get the most attention. When you make a purchase in the China Daily e-Shop through an app advertisement, we will collect and store your billing and credit card information. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the transaction (such as processing your payment). China Daily App service may share personal information with China Daily group for analysis purposes. We will not share personal information about you as an individual to third parties without your consent. China Daily App service may perform statistical analyses of subscribers and their subscribing and purchasing patterns for product development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our subscriber base. We may use demographic and preference information to allow advertising on our products to be targeted, in aggregate, to the users for whom they are most pertinent. We may collect information about the computer, mobile phone, smartphone or other devices you use to access our news services. We contract with other companies to provide services on our behalf, including credit-card and billing processing, shipping, e-mail distribution, list processing and analytics, or promotion management. Analytics may include the usage and browsing patterns on some of our mobile applications. Any information you disclose when posting to a message board, along with your message board screen name or ID, becomes public and may be used by China Daily for online and offline promotional or commercial uses in any and all media.

Important Information

Our Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on our main Privacy Policy page. If we make a significant or material change in the way we use your personal information, the change will be posted thirty (30) days prior to taking effect and registered users will be notified via e-mail. We employ measures designed to protect the security of your personal identifying information.

How to Contact Us

For any questions or comments regarding our information or security practice, you may contact us by e-mail at or by mail to Editor’s Office of China Daily website, 6/F, B3 Tower, Ziguang Building, No.11 Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029.