AuthorVoices respects your privacy. As a general policy, we do not automatically collect personal information from users of AuthorVoices. In cases when we do collect data, it is done only with the user’s consent, and the information is only known to AuthorVoices.
- Collection of InformationWith your consent, the website may collect personal information such as the following:
- e-mail address
- phone number
Certain nonpersonal information of visitors is recorded by the standard operation of AuthorVoices’ Internet servers, including, but not limited to, the following:
- the type of browser you use
- the operating system you are running
- the name of your Internet Service Provider
- your IP address
- the website that referred you
- Use of Supplied Information
We use the information you provide to operate AuthorVoices and its various features. For example, we may use e-mail addresses to send notifications about new articles, features, or services or answers to queries. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.We may also use non-identifying and collective information to better design AuthorVoices.
However, we may disclose identifying information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights, or to defend against legal claims.
We may also disclose your information when we believe it necessary or desirable in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, and violations of our policies, and to protect our rights and property.
In the future, we may sell, buy, merge, or partner with other companies or businesses. In such transactions, user information may be among the transferred assets.
- Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
- Children and Parents
In compliance with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, no personal information (including name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address) will be collected from any visitor under the age of 13.If your children disclose information about themselves in our public discussion forum, they may get unsolicited messages from other parties. You should consider using parental-control tools available from online services and software manufacturers to help supervise your children’s online activities. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing their name, address, and other personal information online without parental permission.