Typishly.com Privacy Statement

Posted as of: November 1, 2017


Typishly.com is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following statement to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of Typishly.com website and services. This Privacy Policy describes how Typishly.com collects, uses, shares and secures the personal information you provide. It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal information. We participate within the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. In certain situations, Typishly may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Typishly.com is committed to your privacy and other than as provided herein or after receiving your specific consent, Typishly.com will not share any personal information with any third party at any time, unless required by law.

What this Privacy Policy Covers
This privacy policy covers the website and activities of Typishly.com.

Please be aware that Typishly.com sponsors, advertisers and partners or affiliates with co-branded modules or sections on Typishly.com may collect personally identifiable information about you while on our website. One of those entities is Submittable.com. The information practices of Submittable.com are not covered by this privacy statement. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site, to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information, including Submittable.com. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by us.

Personal information in contributor biographies
Typishly.com users should also be aware that, when you voluntarily disclose personal information, in personal biographies placed on contributor pages which have been set up to display your short fiction or poetry to Typishly.com website visitors, or in comment boxes, that information may be viewed or collected by others and may result in unsolicited messages from others. TYPISHLY and its owner, founder, editor, staff, affiliates, officers, employees and agents are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit or for the actions of anyone who has access to such personal information. To request removal of your personal information from our blog, click here to send us an email. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Gathering of Information / Voluntary Submission
Typishly.com does not collect personally identifying information about any individual Typishly.com website user except when knowingly provided by such individual. For example, we may ask you for information, such as your e-mail address when you use our Contact form. You always have the option not to provide the information we request. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit most of Typishly.com website, but you may be unable to access certain options and services. When you register or become a member of Typishly.com or provide information to Typishly.com in any other manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.

We and our partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users ́movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. A cookie is a small data file that is written to your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user identification code, that a website will use to track the pages and number of times you have visited. Typishly.com uses cookies to track web and advertising analytics throughout Typishly.com. The data read from these cookies may be linked to personally identifying (PII) and non-personally identifying (non-PII) information.

Business partners of Typishly.com, vendors providing hosting and other services for Typishly.com, third party analytics providers, as well as advertisers who contract directly with a third-party service to serve their advertisements on our website may set their own unique cookies through your browser.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to display a warning before accepting a cookie, choose to accept cookies only from certain websites or to refuse all cookies. However, if you choose to disable the receipt of cookies from our website, you may not be able to use certain features of the site.

Use of Information
Our primary goal in collecting user information is to enhance your experience on our website.

To Target Content and Advertising
To develop and provide content and advertising to you that is targeted to your interests, we use the analytics collected by the systems described above to determine which areas of our website you prefer based upon the frequency of your visits and engagement with those areas. We may make reasonable assumptions based on your browser provided data to target relevant content and advertising to you on our site and elsewhere where we may be acting as a 3rd party. We may also make reasonable geographic and demographic assumptions based on your presented IP address to target relevant content and advertising.

From time to time we may provide e-mails highlighting new features, promotions or contests on the website to those users who have expressly provided us with their permission to send such communications as part of their user profile.

To Provide Communications From Third Parties
We respect the privacy of our users and shall not disclose or distribute our contributor list to any third party, nor shall we permit anyone else to do so.

Control of Your Information
Upon request Typishly.com will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information, such as image, name, location, country. All users may elect to stop receiving marketing material from Typishly.com or on behalf of external third party business partners by following instructions at the end of any such e-mail received.

You may also request to delete your contributor page if you wish to do so. Please email us and we will respond to your request within 30 business days.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Sharing of Information
When you are on an area of Typishly.com and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with Typishly.com as well as business partners and vendors providing hosting and other services for Typishly.com.

In addition, if you provide any personally identifiable information via an advertiser promotion, please be aware you are directly providing your personally identifiable information to that advertiser. We will not share the personally identifiable information you provide through a contest or survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.

Our website includes social media features, widgets and/or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features are small content modules that users can embed on sites and may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, or set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Aggregate, Anonymous Information With Advertisers
Typishly.com currently derives the majority of its revenue from Submittable.com and sharing information is essential to keeping our services affordable to users. In order to attract and retain advertisers we may use the aggregated, anonymous information that we gather (as well as information from third-party market researchers) to describe our services to partners and to assist our advertisers and sponsors to better understand our audience. We do not disclose personally identifying information about our users to these parties.

We may partner with a third party ad network to either display advertising on our Web site. Our ad network partner uses cookies and Web beacons to collect non-personally identifiable information about your activities on this and other Web sites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests.

As Necessary to Provide Services to You, we may occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of newsletter mailings, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service. In some instances these companies may collect information directly from you. In these cases, you will be notified of the involvement of the external service provider. In all cases, these companies are subject to agreements that require them to maintain the confidentiality of your information and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

In The Event of Sale or Bankruptcy, The ownership of Typishly.com may change at some point in the future. Should that occur, we want this site to be able to maintain a relationship with you. In the event of a sale, merger, public offering, bankruptcy or other change in control of Typishly and/or Typishly.com your information may be shared with the person or business that owns or controls this site. Opting out of receiving information from third parties will not affect our right to transfer your information to a new owner, but your choices will continue to be respected regarding the use of your information. You will be notified as described below in “How will I know if the Privacy Policy is changed.”

As Required By Law, Typishly.com may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law such as to comply with a subpoena or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the edicts of the law, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on Typishly.com or to protect and defend the rights or property of Typishly.com.

Your information is stored on Typishly.com’s servers located in the United States. We use industry standard procedural and technical safeguards to protect your personal information against loss or theft as well as unauthorized access and disclosure to protect your privacy. We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ many different security techniques to protect such data from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the company. However, “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet.

Privacy of Children
Kids under 13: Do not send any information about yourself to us–including information such as your name, address, or e-mail address. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the event that we learn we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 13 we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible. See our Terms of Use for more details.

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding our privacy statement, please feel free to contact us by e-mail. We read every message submitted and try to reply promptly to every one.

How Will I Know if the Privacy Policy Is Changed?
If we make any material changes we will notify you by email or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.