www.storyhandbook.com (“Story Handbook“) operates www.storyhandbook.com and may operate other websites. It is Story Handbook’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Story Handbook 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. Story Handbook’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Story Handbook’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Story Handbook may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Story Handbook’s websites choose to interact with Story Handbook in ways that require Story Handbook to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that the Story Handbook gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.
Story Handbook may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Story Handbook may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Story Handbook does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Story Handbook 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 Story Handbook’s behalf or to provide services available at Story Handbook’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 Story Handbook’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Story Handbook 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, Story Handbook discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Story Handbook believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Story Handbook, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Story Handbook website and have supplied your email address, Story Handbook 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 Story Handbook and our products. If you send us a request (for example via 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. Story Handbook takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
We use various third-party tools and services for advertising and analytics. These include Google Adsense, Google Analytics, Facebook Commenting, and Social Share Widgets. We use Cloudflare as CDN which also uses its cookies and processes content of our website to improve performance, security and provide analytics to serve our visitors better.
Please read the following terms to learn how various third parties collect and use the information:
- How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services
- Cloudflare’s EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework Statement
If Story Handbook, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Story Handbook 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 Story Handbook may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
How can users manage or opt-out of cookies?
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their device a little intrusive, in particular when the information is stored and used by a third party. For example, you may object to being served advertising which is targeted to your interests based on your browsing history. If you would prefer to opt-out of cookies, it is possible to control cookies by following the steps below, however, you should be aware that you might lose some features and functionality of the website if you do so.
Cookies, including those which have already been set, can be deleted from your hard drive. You can also change the preferences/settings in your web browser to control cookies. Some internet browsers have a ‘Do Not Track or ‘DNT’ setting; this sends a signal to websites asking them not to track your browsing. The following links may be helpful:
- Cookie setting in Firefox
- Cookie setting in Safari
- Cookie setting in Internet Explorer
- Cookie setting in Chrome
In some cases, you can choose to accept cookies from the primary site, but block them from third parties. In others, you can block cookies from specific advertisers, or clear out all cookies. Deleting or blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of the site. To learn more about how to reject cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ or go to the help menu within your internet browser. If you experience any problems having deleted cookies, you should contact the supplier of your web browser.
For more information about third-party cookies generated by advertisers please visit www.youronlinechoices.com.
Please be aware that these are third party websites and Story Handbook does not accept any liability for the instructions given on these sites.