FictionPress.com Privacy Policy

The FictionPress.com Privacy Policy describes how FictionPress.com treat personal information when you use FictionPress.com services.

Data collection

  • FictionPress.com may collect limited non-personally identifying information your browser makes available whenever you visit a website. This log information may include but not limited to your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your query and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We use this information to operate, develop and improve our services.
  • Some of our services require you to register for an account. FictionPress.com asks you for some personal information in order to create an account (typically your name, email address and a password for your account) and we will use that information to provide the service.

Cookies

  • A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service and to better understand how people interact with us. FictionPress.com does this by storing user preferences in cookies. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some FictionPress.com features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Information sharing

  • We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to other companies or individuals, unless we have your consent. We may share such information in any of the following limited circumstances:
    • We have your consent.
    • We conclude that we are required by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of FictionPress.com, its users or the public.

Information security

  • We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
  • We restrict access to your personally identifying information to site staffs who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.

Updating your information

  • We provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personally identifying information for many of our services. For more information, please see the help pages for each service.

Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites

FictionPress.com allows other companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to serve advertisements within FictionPress.com. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser, the advertisements and links that appear on FictionPress.com. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content you see.

FictionPress.com does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks for more information on their practices and for instructions on how to opt-out of certain practices. FictionPress.com's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. Any data obtained by third-party ad servers subsequently shared with FictionPress.com is maintained and dealt with by FictionPress.com in accordance with this privacy policy.

Last Updated March 5, 2009