Updated January 13, 2023
Readingwithfang.com is committed to your right to privacy and being transparent about how, when and why we store your Personal Data. Personal Data is any information that can be used to identify a specific individual such as your name, email address and telephone number. This policy covers the readingwithfang.com website, desktop clients and mobile clients.
This policy is applicable worldwide and has been updated to incorporate the privacy rights of clients protected by the GDPR that take effect on January 13, 2023
Collection of Your Personal Data
We may collect the following categories of Personal Data about you when you use or otherwise interact with our Products:
Birth location (City/state or city/country)
Home/work/mobile telephone number/Skype name
IP addresses and other information collected passively
Mobile Device identifiers
We collect and/or process your Personal Data in connection with the below activities related to:
Registering for email and newsletter subscriptions
Placing e-commerce transactions or orders
Use of certain product features
Subscribing to the blog
Registering to attend a seminar or webinar
How We Use Your Personal Data
The Website uses the information you provide for several purposes, such as to communicate with you and to give you a better experience when visiting The Website by personalizing tools, content, services and email messages. The information collected by The Website may also be used to create market surveys of the Website’s audience comprised of anonymous statistical demographic information but no personally identifiable information.
Choice (Opt-in/Opt-out Policy)
You may choose whether or not to provide your personal data, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services if they require Personal Data that you have not provided.
You may sign-up, and therefore consent, to receive newsletter communications from us. Upon registering for our newsletter, or from time-to-time, you may be asked to indicate whether you are interested in receiving information from us about special offers or news about our website. If you do choose to receive these communications by means of an opt-in, we will occasionally send you an email message that matches your request(s). We currently provide the following opt-out opportunities:
How long the Website retains your Personal Data depends on the type of data and the purpose for which we process the data.
Sharing Your Personal Data
The Website does not rent, sell or otherwise share your personal data with unaffiliated third parties without your express consent except that:
(i) We may respond to court orders, or similar legal process by disclosing Personal Data and other related information, if required to do so by law. We may also use your Personal Data and other related information to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
(ii) We may possibly share Personal Data and any other information available to us in order to investigate, prevent, or take action based upon a good faith belief regarding suspected fraud or other illegal activities, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, violations of The Website’s terms of service, or as otherwise required by law.
(iii) We may share Personal Data in the event we enter into a merger, sale, assignment, in which case user information would be one of the assets transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of us or our assets may continue to use your Personal Data as set forth in this policy. We may also do so if we go into bankruptcy or similar proceeding.
Your Personal Data Rights
You have certain rights with respect to your Personal Data. In certain circumstances, we may not be able to fully comply with your requests, or we may ask you to provide us with additional information in connection with your request, which may be Personal Data, for example, if we need to verify your identity or the nature of your request. In such situations, however, we will still respond to let you know of our decision.
You have the right to make any of the following requests. To do so, please contact us using the contact details referred to in the “Contact Us” section of this policy.
Access: You may request more information about the Personal Data we hold about you. You may also request a copy of the Personal Data.
Correction: If you believe that any Personal Data this Website is holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, you may request that we correct or supplement such data. Please contact us as soon as possible upon noticing any such inaccuracy or incompleteness.
Objection: You may contact us to let us know that you object to the collection or use of your Personal Data for certain purposes.
Erasure: You may request that we erase some or all of your Personal Data from our systems.
Restrict Data Processing: You may ask us to restrict further processing of your Personal Data.
Portability: You have the right to ask for a copy of your Personal Data. You may also request that we transmit the data to another entity where technically feasible.
Withdraw Consent: If we are processing your Personal Data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note, however, that if you exercise this right, you will have to provide express consent on a case-by-case basis for the use or disclosure of certain of your Personal Data, if such use or disclosure is necessary to enable you to utilize some or all of our Products.
Right to File a Complaint: You have the right to lodge a complaint about this Website’s practices with respect to your Personal Data with the supervisory authority of your country or EU Member State.
How We Protect and Secure Your Information
Although The Website adheres to generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information you provide to us, the fact of the matter is that to date, there is no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, that is 100% secure. Therefore, although The Website makes every reasonable effort to protect your information, it cannot guarantee absolute security.
Passive Data Collection
When you visit this Website, we may collect passive information about your actions. This type of information is generally collected from two sources: the server logs and cookies. Each time you log onto the Website, it automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address and the pages you request.
IP Address. Your IP address is a number that is assigned by your ISP (Internet Service Provider) to your computer to identify its location. Your IP address is stored in our user registration databases when you register for our newsletter or engage in an e-commerce transaction.
Cookies. Our site may use a feature of your browser to set a “cookie” on your computer. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous and unique alphanumeric identifier that we transfer to your computer through your web browser, where it is then stored on your computer’s hard drive. You may modify your browser preference to provide you with choices relating to cookies. You may accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or opt to be notified when a cookie is sent. If you choose to reject cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the services offered by the Website.
Linked Websites and Third Party Services
Guidelines Regarding Children and Minors
Personal information about children is a concern for all of us, and The Website does not encourage participation or visitation by children under the age of 13. You must be at least 18 years old to purchase services from the Website.