Typishly.com Privacy Statement

Posted November 1, 2017. Revised: May 25, 2018

PLEASE REVIEW BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE – IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE. Your continued use of this website will be considered acceptance of our updated privacy terms.

Typishly.com is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. In response to changes to EU data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we update our Terms of Use and Privacy Statement regularly to make it easy for you to understand the data we collect and why. 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.

Consent 
GDPR requires organizations to gather consent from users regarding how their data is being collected and used. Typishly.com collects brief biographies via Submittable from individual contributors; providing us with your bio at the time of such submission using Submittable implies that you consent to its publication on our website and storage on our servers.

Right to be forgotten 
GDPR requires us to give contributors the “right to be forgotten.” We can support you by deleting your contributor page bio, poem and/or story at your request.

Sharing personal information
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 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, 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 website, click here to send us an email.

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. At your request, we will gladly use your pen name instead of your real name to accompany your poem or story on our website. If you prefer, you can provide a writer’s bio for publication which contains no personally identifying information.

Cookies
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, and third party analytics providers, 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.

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

To Target Advertising
As of the date of this writing, noted above, Typishly does not run advertising and has no plans to do so.

To Target Content
To develop and provide content 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 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.

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.

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
Our website includes social media features (for example, a Twitter feed for @typishly). These features are small content modules that 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
We do not disclose personally identifying information about our contributors to third parties.

Emails
Typishly stores all email notifications received from Submittable, representing people who have submitted their stories or poems via the Submittable platform. Typishly does not and will never use these email addresses to send out mass newsletter mailings or other promotional material directly to individuals.

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.

Disclosure 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.

Security
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.

Fraud Prevention
We will never ask you for your password, banking information or credit card number via email or telephone call, so you can be sure that any such requests and messages you receive, even if they seem like they come from Typishly, are fraudulent and should be ignored.

Privacy of Children
Children under 13 years of age: 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?
We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.