Privacy Policy

Commitment to Privacy

Inkmythoughts is committed to protecting your privacy and that of any personal identifying information we may collect through the Website. This Privacy Policy explains why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy.


Information Collected

Personal Information. Inkmythoughts does not collect any personal identifying information about you except when you specifically and knowingly provide such information. Inkmythoughts may request that you provide us with certain personal identifying information (such as your name, e-mail address, phone number, etc.) in connection with the services and features offered on the Website. For example, when you register or create an account on the Website, we collect your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, along with any other personal information that you voluntarily provide. You may change or update your personal information by visiting your account page. Persons younger than 13 years of age may not register at the Website without the express written permission of a parent or legal guardian.


Site Usage Tracking. Inkmythoughts may monitor and analyze your activity on this Website to gather information to determine interest in different areas of this Website.

Other Information Collected. Inkmythoughts automatically gathers aggregate statistical information about this Website and its visitors, such as browsers used, pages viewed, number of visitors, etc.


Use of the Personal Information


Service Enhancement. All information, including personal identifying information, collected by Inkmythoughts may be used to personalize your experience and improve the services offered by the Website.


Analysis of Site Behavior.Inkmythoughts may monitor and analyze your activity on this Website. This information is used to maintain and enhance the quality of the Website. Inkmythoughts may provide this information to any entity affiliated with Inkmythoughts in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Cookies. Cookies are used to store and sometimes track your preferences to provide you with customized and personalized services in order to enhance your use of this Website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive containing information about you. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on this Website. For instance, by setting a cookie on this Website, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on this Website. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on this Website. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by configuring your web browser setting. If you refuse the cookie, you may still use this Website, however, your use may be limited in some areas of this Website. Inkmythoughts may provide this information to any entity affiliated with Inkmythoughts in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


IP Addresses. Inkmythoughts uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer this Website, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personal identifying information. Inkmythoughts may provide this information to any entity affiliated with Inkmythoughts in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Surveys. At times Inkmythoughts may conduct surveys on a voluntary and anonymous basis. You are not required to participate in the surveys.


Disclosure of Personal Information


Sharing With Affiliates and Employers. The Personal Information that Inkmythoughts collects may be shared with any entity affiliated with Inkmythoughts in accordance with this Privacy Policy for purposes of providing requested services.

Sharing with Third Parties. Inkmythoughts does not rent or sell your personally identifying information. Inkmythoughts may share your personal identifying information with companies that assist us in delivering electronic and postal mailings, provide maintenance for the Website, or help facilitate our events. These companies will use your information solely to provide these services to us. We may also, but only with your permission, share the personally identifying information of users who reside within the India with reputable organizations that offer information and programming that we think may be of interest to you. If you wish for us to share your information for these reasons, contact us at info@inkmythoughts.com


Guidelines for Transfer of Personal Information. Inkmythoughts will only transfer personal information to third parties consistent with the principles of notice and choice set forth in the Indian Commission's Directive on Data Protection. Where Inkmythoughts has not provided for a choice, because our use of the personal information is compatible with the purpose for which the data was originally collected or which was disclosed in a notice, Inkmythoughts will transfer the data to a third-party only if Inkmythoughts first either (a) ascertains that the third party subscribes to the Safe Harbor principles or is subject to the Indian Directive, or (b) enters into a written agreement with such third party requiring that the third party provide at least the same level of privacy protection as is required.


Exceptions. Notwithstanding the limitations on transfer of personal information set forth above, Inkmythoughts will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Inkmythoughts or this Website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Inkmythoughts; and (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of partners of Inkmythoughts, users of this Website, or the public.

 

 

Links to Third-Party Websites

This Website contains links to facilitate your access to external or third-party Websites. You should be aware that these linked external or third-party Websites are not controlled by Inkmythoughts and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy.  Inkmythoughts is not responsible for these other, linked Websites, including the privacy practices of such other Websites. You are responsible for checking the privacy policies of these third party sites to determine how your personal information may be utilized by the proprietors of those third-party Websites. Inkmythoughts disclaims any and all responsibility and/or liability for the collection and/or transfer of information collected by such other third-party Websites.


Security

This Website has industry standard security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of information. All personal information in the public domain will be protected by an industry standard encryption scheme. All information, once received, is stored behind a firewall. However, although Inkmythoughts has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Website, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, you should consider carefully if you want to submit sensitive information via the Internet.


User Access to Personal Information

If you desire access to your own personal information, to correct existing personal information, or to remove your personal information, please contact Inkmythoughts using the contact information provided below. If you request removal of Personal Information, you acknowledge that residual personal information may continue to reside in Inkmythoughts's records and archives, but Inkmythoughts will not use that information for a commercial purpose. Inkmythoughts reserves the right to maintain your personal information if Inkmythoughts has suspended, limited, or terminated your access to this Website for violating the applicable Terms of Use.


Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the operation of this Website, or your dealings with us, you can contact us at:

info@inkmythoughts.com

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