Information We Collect
Personally Identifiable Information
In order to access certain parts of the Services, we may require you to provide personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information refers to information that, taken alone, identifies you and that can be used to contact you, online or offline (“Personally Identifiable Information”), which may include, for example, your email address, photograph, username and the contents of any material you submit. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Information We Collect from Your Use of the Services
Our Use of Your Information
We will use the information we collect to provide you with products and services to further our mission. We will always have access to the Personally Identifiable and Non-Personally Identifiable Information on your account and may use your information to maintain and provide the Services to you. For example, we may use your information, in either aggregated or individual form, in the following ways:
Retaining Your Information
If you remove information that you posted to the Services, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Services or if other users or third parties have copied or saved that information prior to removal.
Third Party Sites
Minors and Children Under Age 13
We require a parent or legal guardian’s consent before collecting, using or disclosing information from people between 13 and 18 years of age.
The Services are not directed at children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect, solicit or store Personally Identifiable Information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to use or register on the Services; no one under the age of 13 may provide any Personally Identifiable Information on the Services.
Note Regarding Parental and Guardian Rights. The Decameron Project also respects the privacy and rights of parents and guardians. We collect your contact information (names and email addresses) from your children for the purpose of getting your consent for your child’s activities with The Decameron Project. Your express consent is required for the collection, use, and disclosure of your child’s personal information. You can provide us with your consent by executing the parental / guardian consent portions of the Submission Form. If your consent is not received in within a reasonable amount of time, we will delete your online contact information from our records.
The Decameron Project never requires a child to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity. You always have the right to review a child’s personal information, request us to edit or delete it, or direct us to stop collecting or using their child’s personal information.
Note for Subscribers. The Decameron Project respects the privacy of our subscribers. We do not share our subscribers’ information with anyone except those who provide support for the internal operations of our business (e.g., our website technicians). The email addresses we collect are used to communicate with our customers about their online subscriptions and, occasionally, to tell them about our promotions. We never share any of this information with third parties.
Who Collects And Controls My Personal Information? Your personal information is collected and controlled by The Decameron Project.
How Does The Decameron Project Collect My Personal Information? We collect your information online, over the phone, and in writing.
What Personal Information Does The Decameron Project Collect? We routinely collect some or all of the following personal information from you depending on how you contact us, what you information you choose to provide us when you complete submission or other forms, and what you subscribe to: your name (first name and last name or last initial), email address, location, age/grade, school, organization, and occupation.
What Does The Decameron Project Do With My Personal Information? We use your personal information to provide you with our services, to communicate with you about our services or your account with The Decameron Project, to keep you updated about news and events, to authenticate your access to our website and your information stored by us, to obtain parental consent required to subscribe to our services or make a literary submission, to improve your experience on our website, to enforce compliance with our Terms and Conditions and applicable law, to protect the rights and safety of our customers, users, third parties, and our own, to meet any legal requirements, to provide information to our advisors and representatives such as attorneys and accountants, and/or as required in any legal proceeding. If we need to use your personal information for any other purpose, we will let you in know in advance.
Will The Decameron Project Send Me Emails? We will send you marketing emails and newsletters only if you ask us to. Every message we send you will give you an option to unsubscribe from future communications.
How Does The Decameron Project Ensure It Is Properly, Lawfully, And Fairly Collecting Personal Information? We collect your information only with your consent. We collect it in order to pursue legitimate interests, including our charitable objects of compiling, publishing, and distributing magazines, journals, newsletters, and books in the field of children’s literature; and to produce, direct, and distribute electronic media pertaining to children’s artistic and literary output and child education. We also collect your information in order to perform any contract that we enter into with you, or to obtain parental consent, or to meet our legal or other compliance obligations, or to protect your interests. In certain circumstances, for example, licensing or marketing agreements, we may need additional personal information of yours in order to enter into a contract with you.
Who Does The Decameron Project Share My Personal Information With? The Decameron Project shares your personal information only with business partners and vendors who work for us who comply with our strict rules and have appropriate safeguards in place, and we otherwise share your personal information only as we are required to by law. The Decameron Project will also share the personal information of children under 18 with their parents or guardians upon the parent’s or guardian’s request.
Where Does The Decameron Project Process My Personal Information? We process your personal information at the locations of the data processors third parties, and other persons who work for us.
How Long Will The Decameron Project Hold My Personal Information? We will keep your personal information for as long as necessary for the relevant activity or purpose, or for as long as set out in any contract you sign with us, or as long as set by law.
Is My Personal Information Safe With The Decameron Project? Yes, we are committed to ensuring that your information is safe. To prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, or loss of your personal information, we use appropriate organizational and technical safeguards to ensure the data security of the personal information we collect, including the use of third-party security software to protect against brute force attacks and other malicious practices. When you enter information into our forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect your Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about data security, contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact us with any request related to your personal information at email@example.com. We will respond without undue delay and use reasonable means to verify your identity.
Can I Withdraw My Consent To The Decameron Project’s Use Of My Personal Information? You can withdraw your consent at any time and we will cease using your personal information immediately, except where we and you agreed otherwise in a Submission Agreement regarding The Decameron Project’s permissible use of your name, grade, or location in our online and printed publications.
Who Can I Complain To? If you are dissatisfied in any way with how we have used your personal information, please let us know and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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