Privacy Policy

Foldingstorybook’s Privacy Principles

 

When you use any of our services, we collect various kinds of information about you. This includes when you create an account, submit work, or when you communicate with us or other members. Location, photos, date and time are also stored on our database. The device that you use (e.g. phone, computer), operating system, browser type, language, IP address, etc,  will also help give us information about the services we provide, which in turn will help us create an even better website for you.  

 

Your Privacy: Here at FSB we care about your privacy. Information you submit (e.g. personal information and contact details) will be kept private and not shared with other companies in any identifiable way*. However, we may disclose your information if we believe that it’s reasonably necessary to, such as complying with the law, regulations or upon legal request. 

 

We want to make the world a more open and connected place. Here at FSB, we give you the power to share what you want, when you want and to explore your creativity. 

 

What we might do with your information:  Here at FSB, we are driven to create an engaging, creative medium for people to share their thoughts. The data that you provide will help us deliver personalised content to you, and make this site an even better, more connected place. For example

  • we use location information to help tailor our services and ads to you.
  • we use your information to respond to you when you contact us
  • we use your information to verify accounts, promoting safety

 

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Information: When using any of our services, you consent to the collection, transfer, storage, manipulation, disclosure and other uses of your information. This applies to all individuals, regardless of country or device (e.g. phone, laptop, etc).

 

Log Data and Cookies: Our servers will automatically record information about your use (e.g. browser type, referring domain, search terms) to help us create an even better website for you. 

 

Third Party Services: We may engage with certain trusted third parties (e.g. Google Analytics, Facebook) to provide functions and services to us. We only do this when we believe that they will help us provide and improve our FSB service. In these cases, we may have to share certain personal information with them, but only to the extent that is necessary to perform these functions.

We may also receive information about you and your activities from these third parties.

We do not share information that is personally identifiable, such as name and email address with advertising, analytic partners unless your consent is given. 

 

Your Email: Your email will be used to contact you, or notify you of FSB updates.

 

Unsubscription: You may unsubscribe at anytime by sending an email to foldingstorybook@gmail.com. Please type in the subject heading 'unsubscribe'. Allow up to 48 hours for us to process your request. 

 

Public Information: Any information you submit onto our website (e.g. personal information) will be kept private, however some information such as your username and country or institution will be listed publicly.

Here at FSB, we want to help you share your written works with the world. Therefore, your stories will be searchable by multiple search engines. Despite this, we will do our best to keep certain information private. 

Any content that you share publicly will be available to anyone on or off FSB, accessed through search engines, online media, APIs, etc. 

 

Our Policy towards Children <13 years:  We do not willing direct our services to children under 13 years of age without parental consent. If you are aware that your child has accessed our services without your consent, please contact us at foldingstorybook@gmail.com and we will take steps to remove the child’s account and any information they have provided.  

 

Changes to this Policy: We uphold the right to revise this policy at at time, at our sole discretion. You are responsible to review this policy on a regular basis.