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CONSORCIO INTERAMERICANO DE COMUNICACIÓN, S.A. DE C.V. and EDICIONES DEL NORTE, S.A. DE C.V., including all its publications, (hereinafter referred to as “REFORMA”), with its address for hearing and receiving notifications located at Av. México Coyoacán No. 40, Col.Santa Cruz Atoyac, Alcaldía de Benito Juárez, C.P. 03310, Mexico City, gathers personal data from its clients, suppliers and/or readers, in fulfillment of the Federal Law for the Protection of Personal Data in Possession of Private Parties, published in the Diario Oficial de la Federación on July 5, 2010 (hereinafter referred to as “the Law”), it is responsible for the treatment of data and it is committed to respecting the privacy of the same and for that reason it informs you that: REFORMA gathers personal data in a personal and direct manner when an interested party visits our offices or our electronic and/or sound media through our site, through our mobile applications, and/or telephone lines, as well as through other sources permitted by Law. The personal data gathered by REFORMA, among which are found the name, age, address, telephone number, e-mail and, occasionally, bank data when a party requests for a charge to be made to his/her credit card, is used solely and exclusively in order for our services to be provided and to fulfill our company object, including marketing and publicity purposes. That previously mentioned means that the data will not be transferred or dealt with by individuals outside of REFORMA and/or its directors or employees, except for banking institutions used to collect payments for our services, upon your consent. Personal data is restricted, except for that required by an order issued by an authority with jurisdiction. An exception is also made for that data found in sources with public access and those provided by the users themselves who participate in the Comments section concerning notes published in our internet sites and in on-line Forums in order to prevent misuse of the same by persons who hide in anonymity and, for that reason, participants in forums are informed that their comments may include the name of the party who has the subscription through which access was obtained to the forums or Comments section. When our users log into our Internet Website we receive information from their cookies and web beacons (see Definitions section). It is possible that REFORMA’s websites house third party sites unaffiliated to us and over which we have no control. For that reason we invite our users to review the privacy policies of those sites. To prevent the unauthorized access, use and dissemination of personal data, REFORMA has procedures that guarantee correct treatment of the same. For that reason, only the owner of personal data may have access to the same and exercise their ARCO (Access, correction, cancellation and objection) rights concerning the data. To do so, the owner of the data must send a written request in Spanish that includes his/her full name, telephone number, address or e-mail in order to receive notifications and a simple or digital copy of their official identification by e-mail to ARCO@REFORMA.COM or by regular mail with postage paid to the address indicated at the beginning of this notice it must be addressed to the Department of Attention ARCO. In the request, the owner of the data must describe the personal data referred to and the type of ARCO right he wishes to exercise. REFORMA will handle your request within a maximum period of time of twenty business days after the date your request is received. Within that period of time we will inform you concerning the admissibility of the same. REFORMA will have followed the law when it delivers the correspondence to the postal service or on the date on which it responds to your e-mail. REFORMA may modify this privacy notice and immediately make the changes public in its offices, web sites or through the means determined necessary. This notice and its regulations apply to all of REFORMA’s services, except for the Employment Department’s services through since the processing and treatment of personal data provided by the owners of the same is voluntary and provided through the Employment Department, and its use will be the responsibility of the final recipients, since REFORMA does not make use of that personal data and it does not make requirements as to how third parties treat the same. In view of that previously mentioned, the owners of the personal data must contact the final recipients to learn about their own privacy notices. Definitions. I.-Cookies.- Files with text that are automatically downloaded and stored in the hard disc of the user’s computer in order to navigate within a page or specific Internet website, allowing the Internet server to store certain data, among which is found preferred pages seen on the Internet. II.-Web beacons.-Images inserted in Internet pages or websites such as e-mails and which may store information on the user’s IP address, time of interaction in web sites, among others. For any other matter related to these privacy policies, please contact our Legal Department. Tel:(52) 55-5628-7360/MAIL: