Privacy Policy

Below is our privacy policy for the personal information we collect from you, how we use it, and how we safeguard and protect that information. is a voluntary group of Albanian media dedicated to rigorously implementing the Code of Ethics for Journalists. Members implement reporting violations decisions taken by the Ethics Board, selected by AME members. The mission of the Alliance for Ethical Media is to promote quality reporting in all its forms, in order to show the public that Alliance members are reliable sources of information. To learn more about who we are please visit
We collect data only through one place: the form that you fill when you file a complaint about an article published by an EMA’s member media page. The information we receive from you is used only for the purposes of further processing your complaint and updating you on the status of your complaint. 
Information we collect about youIn the course of you using our website to file a complaint on an article published on a EMA’s member media page, we obtain the following personal information about you. We collect this data for the purposes described below.
Name, phone number and email
You will use our form on the website to file you complaint and to do so you have to fill in your name, your phone number and your email address. 
How we use your information
We will use your information only to contact you regarding your complaint status that you have filed through our website, on a EMA’s member media pages. We might also contact you on the cases where further information is needed in order to evaluate your complaint. In no other case, will we use you personal information. 
Disclosure to third parties
In no case does Alliance for Ethical Media sell, share or rent out your contact lists to third parties, nor does it use them for any purposes other than those set forth in this policy. We will use the information from your contact lists only for the purposes of providing you with further information on your filed complaints. We may be required to disclose information to legal authorities if they so request it and when they have the proper authorization, such as a search warrant or court order. It may also be seen by our auditors and professional advisors solely for their professional purposes.

Retention of personal information
Your personal data will be kept by Alliance for Ethical Media for no longer is necessary for the specific purposes for which the personal data are processed. More precisely, personal data is kept as long as actions to Alliance for Ethical Media are necessary with regard to the purpose(s) of the processing of personal data (unless otherwise required by law).
Protection of your personal information
We are concerned with safeguarding your personal information and the details of any transactions. We have appropriate organizational and technical security measures in place to protect your data against unauthorized disclosure or processing. However, there is no absolute safety from piracy or hackers. That is why in the event a breach of security were to affect you, Alliance for Ethical Media undertakes to inform you without undue delay and to use its best efforts to take all possible measures to neutralize the intrusion and minimize the impacts.You should keep in mind that any user, customer or hacker who discovers and takes advantage of a breach in security renders him or herself liable to criminal prosecution.
How can I erase data about me?
You can request for your data to be deleted by contacting us using a contact form.How can I contact Alliance for Ethical Media about privacy? You can send questions and complaints here: complaints under GDPR more generally, European Union users may lodge complaints with their local data protection supervisory authorities.
How can I find out about changes?
This version of Alliance for Ethical Media’s privacy questions and answers took effect on the date stated at the top of this page. Alliance for Ethical Media will announce the next version here. The Alliance for Ethical Media  may change how it announces changes in future versions. In the meantime, The Alliance for Ethical Media  may update its contact information without announcing a change.