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Our Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Effective April 13, 2016

Brooklyn Writers Co. LLC operates the www.brooklynwritersco.com and brooklynwriterspress.com websites.

 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our services and the choices you have associated with that data.
 

We use your data to provide and improve our services. By using our services, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

DEFINITIONS

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
 

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of our website or from the  infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

 

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

DATA COLLECTED

While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”).

 

Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
 

  • email

  • name

  • phone

  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
     

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

USE OF DATA

The Brooklyn Writers Co. may use collected data for various purposes:
 

- To provide and maintain our service

- To notify you about changes to our services

- To invite you to participate in interactive features when you choose to do so

- To provide customer suppor

- To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our services

- To monitor the usage of our services

- to detect, prevent and address technical issues

- To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events  
  similar to those you have already purchased or inquired about unless you have opted not to receive such
  information

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), the Brooklyn Writers Co. LLC legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.
 

The Brooklyn Writers Co. may process your Personal Data because:
 

  • We need to perform a contract with you

  • You have given us permission to do so

  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights

  • For payment processing purposes

  • To comply with the law

Retention of Data

The Brooklyn Writers Co. will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

 

We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our services, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Data

The Brooklyn Writers Co. will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Law Enforcement Disclosure

Under certain circumstances, the Brooklyn Writers Co. may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

The Brooklyn Writers Co. may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
 

  • To comply with a legal obligation

  • To protect and defend the rights or property of the Brooklyn Writers Co.

  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service

  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public

  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but please remember no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

PAYMENTS

We use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy.

 

These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

The payment processors we work with are:

PayPal, Quickbooks, Zelle, Venmo (Please check the Privacy Policy for each processor)

PRIVACY & CHILDREN

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by the Brooklyn Writers Co.

If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

ANALYTICS

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
 

Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize ads of its own advertising network.
 

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
 

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy please let us know. The best way to contact us is:

via email contact@thebrooklynwriters.com

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