Why This Site Was Created

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on this website. If you register with our site, you are asked for the following mandatory information:

  • Profile Name
  • Email address
  • Password
  • Question and Answer to help verify your identity if you forget your login details
  • Whether you wish to be contactable by people browsing the site. If you agree to this, your email address will not be displayed. Instead, we will send any emails to you, and you can choose whether you wish to reply to the user
You can choose to enter further information about yourself:
  • Your actual name. This will not be disclosed by us to anyone browsing the site. In addition to this, you can choose not to disclose your name to us
  • Town, Country, Gender, Year of Birth. If you enter these details, they will be visible to anyone browsing the site. You do not have to enter this if you don't want to.

Your story

The story you write will be available for display to the general public. You should take care about any identifying information within your story, should you wish to remain anonymous. You should also read our terms and conditions of use of the site.

If you are contacting an author, you will be asked to enter your email address. If you wish, you can enter your name. This information will be sent by email to the author, who will choose to reply if she/he wishes.

The Way We Use Information

We use your email address as a means to authenticate you when you log in to the site. We also use it as a means to send notification emails about the status of your story once it has been submitted. We do not share this information with outside parties.

We only use your name to personalise the emails we sent to you (eg we would write to you Dear John). We do not share this information with outside parties.

The following information will be freely available to anyone browsing the site, if you submit it to us:

  • Your Profile Name.
  • Your Town of residence, Country of residence, Gender, Year of Birth.
  • Your story, who your story is about.

We may use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment To 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.

Our Commitment To Children's Privacy:

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by sending us an email. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us.