Last modified: 5/2/18
We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with
this Policy. This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you
may provide when you visit the website www.weshouldwritesometime.com (our “Website”) or
when you use our application (We Should Write Sometime) for your mobile device (our
“Application”), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that
information. We refer to our Website and our Application cumulatively as our “Platform”.
This Policy applies to any information that we collect on the Platform, including any
information in any e-mails, posts, texts and other electronic messages between you and the
Platform and any information about you transferred to the Platform from other websites. This
Policy does not apply to any information that we collect by any other means, including offline
collection. Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices
regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies
and practices, you can choose not to use our Platform. By accessing or using our Platform,
use of the Platform after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so
please check the Policy periodically for updates.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Platform,
including information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address,
e-mail address, telephone number and photograph. In addition, if we sell any goods or Platforms
on our Platform, we may collect information required for the payment for goods or Platforms,
including credit card numbers, security codes and other financial information. We may also collect
sensitive data includes information, comments or content (e.g. photographs, video, profile,
lifestyle) that you optionally provide that may reveal your ethnic origin, nationality. We may also
collect your geolocation information with your consent. The information we collect on or through
our Platform may include information that you provide by registering to use our Platform, using
our Platforms, posting material, requesting further Platforms or reporting a problem with our
Platform. We will also retain records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail
addresses), if you contact us. All of this information is cumulatively referred to in this Policy as
By using the Platform, you are authorizing us to gather, parse and retain data related to the
provision of the Platform. When you provide Personal Information through our Platform, the
information may be sent to servers located in the United States and countries around the world.
As you navigate through and interact with our Platform, we may automatically collect
certain traffic data and usage information to help us manage our content and improve your use of
the Platform. This may include information about your equipment, your IP address, device ID and
type, your browser type and language, the operating system used by your device, access times,
your mobile device’s geographic location while our application is actively running, and the
referring website address and your browsing actions and patterns when you visit our Platform,
including the referring and exit pages. The technologies that we use for this automatic data
collection may include cookies that are stored on your computer, small embedded electronic files
known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) and other
types of embedded code on the Platform that permit us to count users and obtain other related
Platform statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Platform content and verifying
system and server integrity).
Cookies and use of cookie and similar data.
When you visit our Platform, we may assign
your device one or more cookies or other technologies that facilitate personalization to facilitate
access to our Platform and to personalize your experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also
may automatically collect information about your activity on our Platform, such as the pages you
visit, the time and date of your visits and the links you click. If we advertise, we (or third parties)
may use certain data collected on our Platform to show you Platform advertisements on other sites
Mobile device IDs.
If you're using our app, we use mobile device IDs (the unique
identifier assigned to a device by the manufacturer), or Advertising IDs (for iOS 6 and later),
instead of cookies, to recognize you. We do this to store your preferences and track your use of
our app. Unlike cookies, device IDs cannot be deleted, but Advertising IDs can be reset in
“Settings” on your iPhone. Ad companies also use device IDs or Advertising IDs to track your
use of the app, track the number of ads displayed, measure ad performance and display ads that
are more relevant to you. Analytics companies use device IDs to track information about app
Information collected by third-parties for advertising purposes.
We may allow
Platform providers, advertising companies and ad networks, and other third parties to display
advertisements on our Platform and elsewhere. These companies may use tracking technologies,
such as cookies or web beacons, to collect information about users who view or interact with their
advertisements. We do not provide any non-masked or non-obscured personal information to third
parties. Some of these third-party advertising companies may be advertising networks that are
members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad
targeting from member companies (www.networkadvertising.org
). Opting out will not decrease
the number of advertisements you see. To opt-out of cookies that may be set by third party data
or advertising partners, please go to http://www.aboutads.info/choices/
You also may provide information to be posted, published or displayed on public areas of
the Platform, or transmitted to other users of the Platform or third parties, including information,
feedback and comments (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted
on and transmitted to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of the
Platform with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and
do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
We may obtain Personal Information and other data from integrated third party
applications, programs and/or devices that you may elect to use in connection with the Platform
(“Programs”). You should review the third party privacy policies applicable to information
transferred to us from Programs, since they may allow different or broader uses of that information
How We Use Your Information
We may use information that we collect about you to: deliver and improve our products
and services, and manage our business; manage your account and provide you with customer
support; perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our or others’ products,
services, or content; communicate with you by email, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile
devices about products or services that may be of interest to you either from us or other third
parties; develop, display, and track content and advertising tailored to your interests on our
Platform and other sites, including providing our advertisements to you when you visit other sites;
website or mobile application analytics; verify your eligibility and deliver prizes in connection
with contests and sweepstakes; enforce or exercise any rights in our Terms and Conditions; and
perform functions or services as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your Personal Information for any permitted marketing purposes. We
may also disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose disclosed when the
information is provided, and for any other purpose with your consent. We may convert or
combine some Personal Information of users into de-identified or aggregated data that does not
disclose any of the Personal Information of any individual user. We may disclose any such de-
identified or aggregated data without restriction.
We may disclose Personal Information to our subsidiaries and affiliates and to any
contractors, Platform providers and other third parties who need to know such information to
support our permitted uses of Personal Information. We may disclose such Personal Information
to a buyer or other successor to our business in the event of a sale of equity or assets,
reorganization, merger or a similar corporate transaction.
Some of the information that we collect from cookies, web beacons or other embedded
code relates to your personal use of the Platform and allows us to store information about your
preferences, speed up your searches and recognize you when you return to our Platform. Other
information that we collect from cookies, web beacons or other embedded code is not tied to
your Personal Information and enables us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns. This
traffic data may be shared with third parties without restriction.
We may also disclose your Personal Information to comply with any court order, law or
legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request and to enforce or
is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers or others.
This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes
of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
When you register as a user of the Platform, your profile will be viewable by other users
of the Platform. Other users (and in the case of any sharing features available on the Platform, the
individuals or apps with whom a Platform user may choose to share you with) will be able to view
information you have provided to us directly or through Facebook. If you swipe right or use voting
buttons to say “yes” to a person, you will be able to chat with that person if they swipe right or
use voting buttons to say “yes” to you, e.g., when you have a “match.” If you chat with your
match, your match will see the content of your chat.
We may use and share non-personal information we collect under any of the above
circumstances. We may also share it with other companies and third parties to develop and deliver
targeted advertising on our Platform and on websites or applications of third parties, and to
analyze and report on advertising you see. We may combine non-personal information we collect
with additional non-personal information collected from other sources. We also may share
aggregated, non-personal information, or personal information in hashed, non-human readable
form, with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of
conducting general business analysis, advertising, marketing, or other business purposes. The
cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have
submitted to us (such as your email address), that we may share with a data provider solely in
hashed, non-human readable form. We may also share your geolocation information in de-
identified form with other companies and third parties for the above purposes. To opt out of the
sharing of your geolocation information, please discontinue use of the Platform application.
Social Media Sites and Widgets
If you log onto the Platform through Facebook or a similar social media site, certain
information about you will be transferred to the Platform, and the fact that you have logged onto
the Platform and some of that transferred information may be available to other users of the social
media site. That information may be subject to the privacy policies of any such social media site,
and you should review those policies before using a social media site to log onto the Platform.
Any such transferred information will otherwise be subject to the terms of this Policy.
You may be able to use social media widgets such as the Facebook Like button on the
Platform. These widgets will collect your IP address and identify which page you are visiting on
the Platform, and make your preference information available to third parties. The information
collected by such widgets is controlled by third party privacy policies.
Use of Personal Information for Marketing Purposes
We may use your Personal Information to provide you with promotional information
about our own products and Platforms. We may use your Personal Information for our tracking
purposes, but only to the extent described below. We may use and disclose the information we
have collected from you to enable third parties to display targeted third party advertisements on
technologies to collect, analyze and store information on a user’s behavior over time on multiple
sites, including information on the sites visited, products viewed, products purchased and other
online interactions. Tracking information can be used to enable companies to make interested-
based (behavioral) advertising available to users on multiple sites that they visit. We may collect
Personal Information about your on-line activities over time and across third party sites for
tracking purposes when you use our Platform or use our Platforms. In addition, other parties,
including third-party advertisers, ad networks, ad servers, Internet providers and mobile device
collect Personal Information about your on-line activities over time and across third party sites
when you use our Platform or our Platforms. We do not control these third parties’ tracking
technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement, you
should contact the responsible advertiser directly.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
You have certain choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us. You can
of the Platform may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
If you do not wish to have your Personal Information used by us to promote our own or
third parties’ products or Platforms, or if you do not want us to share your Personal Information
with third parties for promotional or direct marketing purposes, such as delivering advertisements
according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by logging into the
Platform and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking
the relevant boxes or by sending us an e-mail stating your request to
. For this opt-out to function, you must have your browser
set to accept browser cookies. If we have sent you a promotional e-mail, you may send us a return
email asking to be omitted from future e-mail distributions. This opt out does not apply to
information provided to us as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product
Platform experience or other transactions.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Platform and
visiting your account profile page. You may also send us an e-mail at
to request access to, correct or delete any personal
information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by
also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we
believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be
incorrect. If you delete your User Contributions from the Platform, copies of your User
Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or
stored by other Platform users.
Children Under the Age of 13
Our Platform is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and no one under age 13
may provide any information to this Platform. We do not knowingly collect personal information
from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Platform,
make any purchases through this Platform, use any of the interactive or public comment features
of this Platform or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address,
telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we
have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of
parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information
from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Users Outside of the United States
Our Platform is hosted in the United States and our Platforms are provided from the United
States. It is possible that certain information will be stored on servers in multiple other countries
on the “cloud” or other similar distributed hosting platforms. If you are a user accessing our
Platform or Platforms from the European Union, Asia or any other region with laws governing
personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please note that
you are transferring your Personal Information outside your home jurisdiction, and that by
providing your Personal Information you are consenting to the transfer of your Personal
Information to the United States and other jurisdictions as indicated above, and to our use and
disclosure of your Personal Information in accordance with this policy.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from
accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. The safety and
security of your information also depends on you. When we have given you (or when you have
chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Platform, you are responsible for keeping that
password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be
careful about giving out information in public areas of the Platform. The information you share in
public areas may be viewed by any user of the Platform.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure.
Although we have implemented security measures that we think are adequate, we cannot guarantee
the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Platform. Any transmission of
Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy
settings or security measures contained on the Platform.
changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by e-mail to the
primary e-mail address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Platform home
responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and
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