. Privacy policies and practices of publications you write to through our web site are not within our purview and control. You are therefore encouraged to review individual privacy policies of those publications.
This policy tells you what information we may gather from you, how we may use or disclose that information, and our efforts to protect it. In addition, our advertising services may be delivered through our own domain or through the domain of our advertising partners. Please read this policy carefully, and feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have any questions regarding its contents.
Information We May Gather
PublishaLetter.Com may obtain the following types of non-personally identifiable information from Users of our site:
Site Usage Data
We collect non-identifiable information to measure how our Users and Subscribers use our web site. This information may include statistics about the numbers and timing of unique visits to our site, repeat visits, and which pages are viewed.
IP Address Data
We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are generally not linked to personally identifiable information. However, to prevent the abuse of certain functionalities of this site, IP addresses may be collected and stored during the letter submission process.
Operating System and Web Browser Data
Additionally, we may collect information pertaining to the type of operating system and Web browser you are using and other non-personally identifiable technical specification information to prevent the attempt to deliver advertising that may not work on your computer.
Use of Personal Information
Your registration (if applicable), subscription (if applicable), and any other data will be closely protected. PublishaLetter.Com does not currently require registration or subscription, but may require so in future. We may provide our advertisers with non-identifiable, aggregated information about our web site traffic. This information may also be disclosed in describing our web sites and services to prospective business partners and other third parties. This aggregated information about web site traffic will not include personally-identifiable information such as registration, subscription, other data submitted by Users or individual page-views.
PublishaLetter.Com also reserves the right to disclose information as required by law, or to the extent that we believe in good faith that such disclosure is legally required or necessary to protect others' rights or property. PublishaLetter.Com does not rent to third parties the User’s contact or other private information.
PublishaLetter.Com does not use “cookies,” which are small files that Web sites send to your Internet browser for storage on your computer's hard drive. However, in the course of serving advertisements on our site, our advertising partners may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.
We use several third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number) about your visits to our site and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on our site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please contact us.
Third Party Cookies
In the course of serving advertisements to our site, our third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser. Uses of the cookie may include:
Spyware or Adware
- Keeping track of how many times we have served an advertiser’s banner to a particular user.
- Keeping track of the number of unique users that visit our website. We provide this information to advertisers so they may configure their ad campaigns accordingly.
- Keeping you from seeing the same advertisement repeatedly.
These terms refer to applications that are downloaded to your computer. These types of applications deliver ads (usually in the form of pop-up type ads) based on your Web usage. We do not participate in any way with spyware or adware applications, and we do not download these types (or any types) of applications without your expressed acceptance. Cookies and .swf files are not spyware or adware, and they are not harmful to your computer.
What We Won't Do
We do not engage in the collection, distribution, sale or use of personally identifiable information about Web users, such as email address, name, phone number and street address. We do not conduct individual web user "profiling". We do not deliver or install "spyware"or any other software on your computer to monitor your Web use.
How Ads May Be Served
When you visit one of our advertiser’s web sites, as the advertiser’s page is loaded on your computer, the advertiser’s site may contact our domain at www.publishaletter.com or another third party ad server to deliver advertising on the web page you are viewing. That process may entail redirecting the request for the ad to one or more additional, third party servers, and may include the use of Java scripts. During the process of loading the ads, your computer may connect to our servers to receive the advertising and/or to process the Java script. At no time do our servers intrude on your computer to extract any information other than the non-personally identifiable information described above, nor do we install any software of any kind on your computer.
Our website requires users who submit letters to various publications to give us their contact information (like their name, address, email address and phone number), which we forward to those publications (because they generally will not print any letter without access to those details). We suggest that the users also check out the Policies of the publications they select. On our site, the published letter will only show the writer’s name (unless the writer chooses to put more information in the main body of the letter). For those commenting on the letters, only their name or screen name is required.