WriterGirl & Associates Privacy Policy

Last updated May 8, 2020

 

I. Introduction and Acknowledgement

WriterGirl & Associates (“we,” “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users and website visitors (“user” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose and safeguard your information when you visit our website [www.writergirl.com], including any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”).

Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using the Site, you acknowledge and fully understand the Privacy Policy and consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. If we do make changes, we will update the “last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy to the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of changes or modifications.

This Privacy Policy was created in part using Termly’s Privacy Policy Generator.

 

II. Data We Collect and How We Use It

We may collect different types of information about you in a variety of ways. The information we collect may include:

a. Personal Data

This data includes personally identifiable information that you supply through the website, such as your name, email address and telephone number. For example, if you sign up for a newsletter or other communication on our site, we may use your email address to contact you.

We may also anonymously collect demographic information, such as your age, gender, zip code and interests, that is not unique to you.

b. Derivative Data

This data includes information about your computer hardware and software, including your IP address, domain names, access times, browser type, referring website addresses and the pages you visit directly before and after accessing the Site. We may use this data to operate our services, maintain quality of our services and to provide general information about who uses the Site.

Collecting accurate information about you allows us to provide you with a more customized user experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you on the Site to:

  • Administer sweepstakes, promotions and contests.
  • Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
  • Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
  • Deliver targeted advertising, newsletters and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you.
  • Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site more personalized.
  • Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
  • Monitor and analyze usage trends to improve your experience with the Site.
  • Notify you of updates to the Site.
  • Offer new products, services and recommendations to you.
  • Perform other business activities as needed.
  • Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site.
  • Send you a newsletter.

 

III. Disclosure of Your Information

We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties. We may contact you on behalf of external business partners about an offer that may be of interest to you. If this happens, we will not disclose any personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, email or telephone number.

We may also share data with trusted partners to help us send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, arrange for deliveries or perform statistical analysis. These third parties are prohibited from using your personal information for anything other than providing these services to us. These third parties must also maintain confidentiality of your information.

While we require third parties to follow this Privacy Policy, we do not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of third parties.

We will only disclose your personal information without notice if we are required to do so by law or in good faith believe that such action is required to:

  • Protect and defend the rights or property of WriterGirl & Associates;
  • Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on WriterGirl & Associates or the Site;
  • Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of WriterGirl & Associates or the public

We may also use, transfer sell and share aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a group for any business purpose, such as analyzing Site usage or seeking business partners.

As our business changes, we may also decide to buy or sell assets. In the event all or a portion of assets owned or controlled by WriterGirl & Associates, its parent or any subsidiary or affiliated entity are sold, assigned, acquired or transferred by another company, the information from and about our website users may be among the transferred assets.

 

IV. Tracking Technology

a. Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run program or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued that cookie to you. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but know that this action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.

When you access the Site, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology.

You may not decline web beacons. However, you can limit how effective they are by declining all cookies or by changing your browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, which allows you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.

b. Internet Advertising

We may use third-party software to serve ads on the Site, create email marketing campaigns and manage other interactive marketing. This third-party software may use cookies or similar tracking technology to manage and optimize your experience.

c. Website Analytics

We may also partner with third-party vendors (such as Google Analytics) to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Site through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies. We may use these services to analyze and track users’ use of the Site, determine popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors.

 

V. Third-Party Websites

The Site may contain links or advertising to third-party websites and applications that are not affiliated with us. Once you click these links and leave the Site, an information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.

 

VI. Accessing Your Information

If you would like to review your information to make sure it is correct and current, or if you would like to have your personal information removed from our database, please email us at hello@writergirl.com.

If you request to remove your information from our database, please keep in mind that we may retain some information in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations or comply with legal requirements.

 

VII. Contact Us

If you have questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

hello@writergirl.com

513-256-6585

WriterGirl & Associates

P.O. Box 580

Milford, OH 45150