Privacy Policy


QEDaily, a subsidiary of of publishing group QED NETWORK LTD is designed to inform, educate and entertain the Global Community. We provide the people across the Globe with diverse, multifaceted perspectives on Political, Social and Public issues. We provide latest updates on important trending issues, and happenings around the globe.

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This is the main Privacy Notice for QEDaily/ QED Network Ltd. It applies to all our Sites, and brands, but some of them may publish additional or alternative notices, in which case those take precedence.

In summary, depending on your relationship with us, we’ll use your personal information:

As needed to provide our products and services, for example to administer subscriptions, take orders and ad placements and handle customer service queries.

To provide a single customer view across our Sites and ensure we understand who our customers are and their preferences and how our products and services are generally perceived.

To provide the interactive features of our Sites, such as commenting, discussion forums and competitions.

To send you direct marketing communications about products and services that we feel may be of interest.

To display digital advertising on our Sites that is tailored to your preferences so the online adverts you see are more relevant to you.

To manage our business and to comply with the law.

This Privacy Notice, which covers all of your personal information whether collected online or offline, where you write to us or comment, together with our Cookie Notice and any Site-specific notice, provide detail about our activities and explains your rights and how to exercise them.

For all our Sites, and brands, either QEDaily/ QED Network Ltd or one of its subsidiary companies is the data controller of the personal information that we gather about you. Regardless of which QED Network Ltd / QEDaily is the controller, you can always contact us with questions or concerns about your privacy by emailing us at


Information that we collect and process about you includes:

Personal and contact details you have provided to us, such as your name, email address or postal address, for example when you register on a Site or to receive a newsletter, enter a sales promotion or competition, or at an event, or where you have agreed to receive marketing materials from us or third parties.

Information you have provided when you obtain products or services from us or enquire about those products or services.

Information included in any communications between us or which you provide in any post on any Site, or any information collected when you participate in any poll or quiz or obtained via social media or which is publicly available.

Information about your use of third-party products or services or from third parties who we may use to operate certain aspects of our business.

Information obtained if we carry out a credit search at a credit search referencing agency.

Information we buy or obtain from third parties, including marketing lists; and

We also collect information from cookies on your devices and this includes information about your IP address, MAC address and other identifying information, information about your devices, including your location, from third party advertising networks and how you use our products and services.

For more information about cookies, please see our Cookie Notice


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


Comments and Posts;

QEDaily users can choose to write comments or posts on the site. To leave a comment, users must submit information including a valid email address. QEDaily uses this information to screen out users who leave comments prohibited by our terms and conditions of use, and will not pass this information to any other organisation.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


QEDaily offers email newsletters. To sign up to receive regular emails, users must submit information including a valid email address. This information will be used in aggregate form to assess general user interest in various internal and third party products and services, and your personal and contact information will not be passed to any other organization. Users who choose to sign up for a mailing list will receive regular emails, including new articles added to the site.

Legal Disclaimer

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, QEDaily may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process.

Business Transitions

In the event QEDaily or QED Network Ltd goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.


QEDaily contains links to other sites. Please be aware that QEDaily is not in anyway responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by QEDaily.

Third Party Advertising

The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to users by Google, among other services. Information about users’ visit to this site, such as number of times they have viewed an ad (but not username, date of birth, or any other personal information), is used to serve ads to users on this site.

Notification of Changes

Whenever QEDaily changes its privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate.

Embedded content from other websites;

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).

Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We want to offer you the best customer experience and products and services which are relevant to you. We may therefore use and permit others to use your personal information as set out below, where we have a legal basis to do so:

To provide products and services:

We may use your information to assess your request to receive the products and services we offer, including where necessary conducting identity and credit reference checks and other due-diligence checks.

We may use your information to provide and administer the products and services you have elected to receive, including notifying you of changes and updates to our products and services.

We may use your information for the management of our business and improving the operation of our business and that of our business partners, to assess our internal processes and carry out financial checks.

We may use your personal information to manage and administer competitions and events offered by us and our third-party partners.

We may conduct market research to evaluate and improve our products and services generally or develop new offerings.

If you log-in to our Sites using social media, (e.g., Facebook, Google+, Twitter or similar social media platforms), you are granting permission to the social media platform to share your user details with us. This will include your name and email address which will then be used to form a user identity.

If you send us a picture, or video, for publication you confirm that you have the consent of all the people in the picture or video. If the picture, or video, features a child, or children, you confirm that you are the parent or guardian of the child, or children, and have the legal right to grant consent (or the parent or guardian of the child, or children, has granted such consent).

Where you enquire or raise complaints about our products and services, we will use your personal information to investigate and respond to your enquiry or complaint.

To understand our customers, how you use our products & services, and tailor your experience:

We may use your information to provide a single customer view across our Sites and ensure we understand who our customers are and their preferences and how our products and services are generally perceived.

We may customise and tailor your experience on our Sites and the products and services we offer to ensure they are more relevant to your interests and preferences.

We may use the personal information gathered from our Sites to analyse and determine the level of engagement with our Sites and whether the communications that we send to customers are relevant, e.g., we may analyse your browsing behaviours and whether or not you open the communications that we send you.

We may send you direct marketing communications (via email, post, or telephone) about products and services we feel may be of interest to you.  You can choose not to receive direct marketing communications from us at any stage.  Where you opt-in to the receipt of newsletters and other content via email we may include first and third-party advertisements, some of which may be personalised, based upon our profile of you as a customer.  The personal data provided at opt-in for newsletters and accounts may also be used to enhance our profile of you, and further improve the relevance of any content which you receive across our channels and customer touchpoints.

Digital advertising helps us to fund the news articles and content published on our Sites and enables us to provide some of our content for free. We and our third-party ad partners may display digital advertising on our Sites that is tailored to your interests and preferences so the online adverts you see are more relevant to you.

We work with a number of third-party ad partners to deliver digital advertising on our Sites, and we use cookies and other personal information to personalise the advertising that you see, such as your email address, postcode, and other observed browsing behaviour.  We do not share identifiable information about you with our third-party ad partners.    Where we share, match, and use data for this purpose it is always pseudonymised beforehand, which means it is converted into a hashed series of numbers and letters to protect your identity.

Where we use cookies on our Sites for advertising purposes, we will always ask for prior consent and where you provide your consent the cookie information will be used along with other information we hold about you to display digital advertising that is more relevant to you.   It is important to note, however, that where you do not provide your consent for digital adverting you will still see digital advertising on our Sites, but this will not be tailored to your interests and preferences.

We will conduct analytics and modelling to identify trends and assess our performance and internal processes.  We may disclose the insight we gain through such analysis to other businesses e.g., to demonstrate patterns of use to third-party ad partners and others. However, any information shared is either aggregated, anonymised or pseudonymised.

Legal obligations and information security:

Where permitted by applicable laws, where you interact with us, we may monitor, record, and retain all associated correspondence and communications, such as written letters, telephone call recordings, emails, text messages, social media messages, in person meetings and any other communications.  We will do this to, (i) comply with our legal and regulatory obligations (ii), prevent, or detect crime (iii), maintain appropriate evidential records (iv), protect the security of our communications systems and (v) for training and quality purposes.

We will use your information to monitor and manage data security and the security of our Sites and networks.

We will use your personal information to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations and monitor compliance with the same across our business.  Where necessary, we will also use your personal information to defend ourselves from any legal claims brought by you in connection with the provision of our products and services.

We will also use personal information to manage and administer our business generally.


QEDaily may collect information from our users at several different points on the site. QEDaily is the sole owner of the information collected on

We share information as needed with our third-party service providers and partners, as part of providing and administering our products and services or operating our business or as set out below.

When you browse our websites or use our mobile applications and when you provide your email address on these (either to log in, or sign up to a newsletter, or similar) we may share it, in hashed, pseudonymised form, It may be shared with our advertising partners and other third-party advertisers globally for the purpose of enabling interest based content or targeted advertising through Reach sites.  These third parties may in turn use this code to link demographic or interest-based information you have provided in your interactions with them to the pseudonymised code. You have the right to withdraw your consent or opt-out to the processing of your personal data at any time.

We will disclose your information and co-operate with appropriate bodies and authorities in good faith where we are required to by law, a court order, a regulatory authority, or otherwise, including with the police, trading standards, regulatory authorities, or other relevant authorities. We may share information about you with credit reference agencies.
We will share information with security consultants and IT security system providers, where necessary, to monitor and manage data security and the security of our Sites and networks, and to develop security threat intelligence data.
We may also share information to facilitate the sale of one or more parts of our business, including if we are approached by a potential buyer or the restructuring of one or more parts of our business and with auditing organisations.


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

In general, we keep these personal information of yours for as long as we need it for the purpose for which it was collected, plus a short additional period in case of problems. How long we keep it therefore varies according to the type of information it is and why we have it, and will range from a few days or weeks to, in some cases, several years. We have established a full data retention policy and can provide further information on request.


If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you have the right to request and to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, or if you wish to exercise your rights you can contact us by

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This Privacy Notice was updated on December, 2021 to clarify our use of your personal information or reflect changes to it.