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Monday, July 16, 2018

Giganews Updates Privacy Policy in Response to GDPR

You've probably received numerous correspondence this week in regards to Privacy Policy updates from numerous entities. Those updates were in response to GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation in the EU. GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals in the European Union. GDPR is designed to protect individuals' information that is collected by private entities over the internet. Breaking these rules can result in fines and sanctions. GDPR went into effect May 25, 2018.

Giganews commits to transparency and privacy that has remained unchanged since the company's inception. Full details of the privacy policy can be found here. As a Giganews user, you have rights to your information and whether or not to allow it, in our system. If you wish to be removed from our systems, please contact us at

Giganews holds your personal data and usage date in the strictest confidence and does not sell or rent that information. Giganews will not release or divulge any member information unless ordered to do so by a court of law.