Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: , over the years, has become one of the more widely visited Armenian websites with a large following online on its social media platforms and the daily Asbarez Post newsletters.

This policy describes how we handle your data when you use It applies only to the information and third-party affiliates collect through our website and all other print or digital product services we provide.

1. What personal data do you collect and why?

There are a number of different ways in which we collect personal information. We collect information that you provide directly to us, information that we collect through your use of our website, and we also collect information from third-parties, or publicly available sources.

Information you provide to Asbarez:

Subscription: When you subscribe to Asbarez Daily Newspaper, we collect your registration information and account credentials. We also collect the contact information you provide when signing up for our newsletter.

Billing: We collect and use your payment information in order to process payments or donations. This may include your name, address, telephone number, email address, credit or debit card information, as well as any other information related to billing.

User-Generated Content: Our website allows you to post comments on articles that other users can read. When you leave a comment, we, as well as other users, can collect any and all information that accompanies your post. This includes any images, photos, videos, ads, or other content posted on our website. We also collect each visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

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We also track and collect data about how you visit and use This information is collected with tracking technologies in your browser, including cookies, tags and scripts, web beacons, software development kits, and others.

The data we log includes: your IP address, location, operating system, browser, browser language, the URLs of pages visited on our site, device identifiers, as well as other usage information.

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 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 edited. It expires after one day.

Although most browsers accept cookies, you can modify your settings to disable cookies.

Information collected through third-parties or publicly available sources:

We may receive information from social media platforms, as well as other third-party sources, who collect, store, and use your information. When you interact with our pages and accounts on social media platforms, we receive and collect aggregate data, engagement data, as well as awareness data. The information collected includes your age, gender, location, likes, comments, shares, posts, clicks, as well as number of impressions and reach. We also collect each individual users’ public profiles.

Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave 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.

2. What do you do with the information you gather?

We use the data we collect to provide customer service, to complete your payments and transactions, to perform analytics, and to process and respond to your inquiries, requests, suggestions, or complaints.

We also allow you to share user-generated content, which includes any information you disclose in your comments and posts. This information, as well as your screen name and uploaded photo, becomes public.

The information we gather will be used for administrative tasks, such as security monitoring. This way, we can detect and prevent cyberattacks and other, unauthorized activities.

3. How long do you retain my data?

The length of time we hold onto your data can vary. Your personal information is stored for as long as needed or allowed, while also considering why we initially obtained the information. This allows us to retain your personal information even after you unsubscribe or close your account.

When deciding how long to retain your data, we also consider: how long we’ve had a relationship with you or provided Asbarez to you; whether we are subject to any legal obligations; and whether or not we have taken any legal positions.

We may also de-identify your data. In this case, instead of deleting your information, we remove any identifying details.

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.

4. What rights do I have over my data?

If you have left comments on, you can request to receive an exported file of your personal data we hold, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete or erase personal data you no longer want us to have. This does not include any data we are obligated to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You can unsubscribe from our email newsletters at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instructions at the bottom of the email. You can also unsubscribe from our mail or telephone solicitations. For any questions regarding unsubscribing, send an email to

If you want to opt out of sharing your information with third parties for marketing purposes, email us at or write to us at 1203 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029. In order to verify your identity, please provide your name, email address, physical address, and telephone number in the email or letter.

California law may require us to compile metrics for the previous calendar year regarding consumer requests and responses. If required by applicable law, we will update this section as necessary.

5. Where do we send your data?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

6. How to contact us:

Any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy may be submitted to, or mailed to 1203 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029.