Like most website operators, The Written Gift collects non-personally-identifying information of
the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type,
language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Written Gift’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Written Gift’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Written Gift may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in
the usage of its website.
The Written Gift also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol
(IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blog. The Written Gift
only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that
it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog
commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of
the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Written Gift’s website choose to interact with The Written Gift in ways that
require The Written Gift to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of
information that The Written Gift gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case,
The Written Gift collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the
purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Written Gift. The Written Gift does not disclose
personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse
to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from
engaging in certain website-related activities.
The Written Gift may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. The Written
Gift may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Written Gift does
not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Written Gift discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying
information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need
to know that information in order to process it on The Written Gift’s behalf or to provide services
available at The Written Gift’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.
Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of
your home country; by using The Written Gift’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such
information to them. The Written Gift will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and
personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and
affiliated organizations, as described above, The Written Gift discloses potentially
personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena,
court order or other governmental request, or when The Written Gift believes in good faith that
disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Written Gift, third
parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an The Written Gift website and
have supplied your email address, The Written Gift may occasionally send you an email to tell
you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on
with The Written Gift and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to
communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If
you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback
mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your
request or to help us support other users. The Written Gift takes all measures reasonably
necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of
potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the
visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Written Gift uses
cookies to help The Written Gift identify and track visitors, their usage of The Written Gift
website, and their website access preferences. The Written Gift visitors who do not wish to have
Written Gift’s website, with the drawback that certain features of The Written Gift’s websites may
not function properly without the aid of cookies.
If The Written Gift, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that
The Written Gift goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of
the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers
may occur, and that any acquirer of The Written Gift may continue to use your personal
information as set forth in this policy.
Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who
may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they
send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your
computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted
from time to time, and in The Written Gift’s sole discretion. The Written Gift encourages visitors
thewrittengift.com account, you should also check your blog’s dashboard for alerts to these
your acceptance of such change.