Privacy Policy

Date of Last Revision: October 5, 2007

The Information We Collect

When you visit Writing is Freedom you provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us and Web Site use information collected by us as you interact with our Web Site.

When you register with Writing is Freedom, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us.

When you enter Writing is Freedom, we collect your browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all Writing is Freedom visitors. In addition, we store certain information from your browser using "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. We use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. You may choose to activate a persistent cookie that stores your login ID and password) to automatically perform your login when you come back to Writing is Freedom. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature.

When you use Writing is Freedom, you may set up your username, post comments, add literary works, perform searches and queries, and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain it so that, for instance, you can return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see your favorite author list.

You post User Content (as defined in the Writing is Freedom Terms of Use) on the Site at your own risk. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other Users with whom you may choose to share your pages and information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that User Content you post on the Site will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of User Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other Users have copied or stored your User Content.

Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on Writing is Freedom is a violation of the Writing is Freedom Terms of Service and should be reported to admin@writingisfreedom.com.

By using Writing is Freedom, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.

Children Under Age 13

Writing is Freedom does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for Writing is Freedom or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on Writing is Freedom. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at admin@writingisfreedom.com.

Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18

We recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.

Use of Information Obtained by Writing is Freedom

Writing is Freedom may send you service-related announcements from time to time through the general operation of the service.

Generally, you may opt out of such emails, though Writing is Freedom reserves the right to send you notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.

Terms of Use, Notices and Revisions

Your use of Writing is Freedom, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use and all of its dispute resolution provisions including limitation on damages and choice of law. We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use at any time. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this site. If we make changes, we will post them and will indicate at the top of this page the policy's new effective date. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or through notice on our home page. We encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at admin@writingisfreedom.com.