Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Defence collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”).

Who we are?

Our website address is:, is a project of the Bulgarian media agency Publico Ltd. The company is owned and managed by Boyko Nikolov – a Bulgarian citizen. The company is registered in the Commercial Register of the Republic of Bulgaria with an identification number 205538065.

The physical address of Publico Ltd and is:

24, Georgi Benkovski str.,
vh.A, et.4, ap.16
4500 Panagyurishte

What personal data we collect and why we collect it does not collect any personal data. To use our services (read stories, articles, analysis and data) is free of charge and we do not need any personal data.

We use CMS system called WordPress, which system by default does not collect any personal data about visitors. By default WordPress collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users, but does not allow user registration.


The comments in are not allowed. Therefore, does not collect sensitive personal data such as IP address or location.


The uploading of any kind of media by persons not related to the functioning of is not allowed.

Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

By default, WordPress does not include a contact form.


This page discusses how cookies are used by this site. If you continue to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

What Cookies Are?
Cookies are small files stored on your computer by your web browser (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox) at the request of a site you’re viewing. This allows the site you’re viewing to remember things about you, such as your preferences and history or to keep you logged in. Cookies may be stored on your computer for a short time (such as only while your browser is open) or for an extended period of time, even years. Cookies not set by this site will not be accessible to us.

Our Cookie Usage
This site uses cookies for numerous things, including:

Necessary – Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Statistic – Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing – Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Preferences – Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Other third-party cookies for things like Facebook or Twitter sharing. These cookies will generally be set by the third-party independently, so this site will have no ability to access them.

Removing/Disabling Cookies – managing your cookies and cookie preferences must be done from within your browser’s options/preferences. Here is a list of guides on how to do this for popular browser software:
Internet Explorer


Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. You may learn more about opting out of major ad networks at

Google Adsense Advertising

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, social media embedded posts etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves 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.


By default WordPress does not collect any analytics data. uses third-party analysis services – Google Analytics. Click on the link to read what type of personal data Google Analytics collects.

Who we share your data with? does not collect any personal data, so does not share any personal data.

By default WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

We do not store your data, because we do not have it.

Where we send your data has access only to these data that help Google Analytics to identifies you.

If this information (only Google Analytics) is important to investigative judicial authorities in Bulgaria and the European Union and they ask us to give it for the crime investigation – we are required to provide it.

Our contact information

You can contact us via email or phone.


Mobile: +359 882 032 672

Additional information

We do not use for commercial purposes.

How we protect your data?

We do not have your personal data, so we do not have to protect it.

What third parties we receive data from?

We receive data from Google Analytics which includes: IP Address, Location, Gender, Interests, Age.

We do not receive: Name, Address, Phone number, Health information, Email address, Social status, Family status etc.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data? does not provide a service which includes automated decision making.

Changes to this privacy policy has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

This privacy policy was created on August 28, 2019