Your privacy is important to us. It is Paschen Communications, LLC's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website,, and other sites we own and operate.

We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

We collect email addresses for our email newsletters using our own email newsletter server. We also collect the country in which you are located (by passive means via your IP address).

We ask for your name to aid in your email being delivered to you (so it doesn't go into your spam folder) and it aids us in assisting you should you ever have problems with receiving our newsletter updates.

We also monitor open rates and may monitor click within the newsletter so that we know what stories you find interesting.

We may share non-personal, aggregate information with current and/or potential advertiser and for general information reporting about our service to the community.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

Our email list is not available to any third party. We will not use your email for any other reason than to send you the newsletter/s to which you have subscribed. We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

You can unsubscribe directly from any newsletter you receive via the unsubscribe link that is included in every email newsletter we send out. That will automatically prevent you from receiving any additional emails and you can then delete your account information if you wish.

If you would like to have a copy of the data we collect on your behalf or would like for us to completely remove your data from our system, you may request that by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note that if you have us remove your data you will no longer be able to receive our updates or may not have access to certain restricted content on our site.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

We use Amazon services for sending emails and for hosting portions of our web site. You can read their privacy policy here.

CMSUpdate is hosted within the United States. We use only servers based based within the United States. However, our web site content and email may, at times, be mirrored on various different Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) with servers in other countries to permit faster response times in your location.

Images and other media files may be referenced directly from the original creator of the story.

Cookies & Tracking

We use cookies (small data files saved to your computer or device by web sites) for record-keeping purposes and to enhance the functionality of our site. You can deactivate or restrict the use of cookies by changing the settings in your web browser. This will prevent new cookies from being generated. You can delete any existing cookies at any time; however, you may notice some lack of functionality of our web site.

We use our own analytics service to monitor visitor numbers and user behavior. This includes actions with the written version (email and web site). When you visit our site we will store: the web site from which you visited us, the parts of our web site that you visit, the date and duration of your visit, your anonymized IP address, information from the device you are using (device type, operating system, screen resolution, language, country in which you are located, and browser type) which you used to visit our site. We process this data in our own hosted analytics system for statistical purposes, to improve our site and to recognize and stop any misuse. We remove all analytics data after 36 months.

Third party services we use

When you visit our website/s, or purchase any products or services from us, we may use one or more of the following third party services which may collect personal data:


Purpose of processing

Lawful basis

Data location

Personal data collected by the third party

Privacy policy

 Google Recaptcha To avoid reviving spam emails Legitimate interest USA IP address, Cookie link
 Youtube To play videos Legitimate interest USA IP address link
 Amazon S3 To host videos and other static files Legitimate interest Worldwide None link
Amazon SES To send emails Legitimate interest Worldwide Email link

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, by using any local/browser privacy blocking plugin with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

Privacy Policy Changes

We may update this policy from time to time. If we do,we will let you know about any material changes, either by notifying you on the web site or by sending you an email.

Contact Us

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This policy is effective as of 15 August 2020.