Last updated: January 16, 2021
Effective Date: January 16, 2021 Crafted Thought LLC (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the Buddythebook website (the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- Telephone number
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We use the Contact Form 7 plugin to manage contact form submissions. The information is sent as email messages that only a select few are allowed to access. The information is also stored in the database on Contact Form 7’s hosting server for backup and later reference purposes.
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
Information Sharing to 3rd-Parties
We do not share personally identifiable information to any 3rd-parties. However, we do use some WordPress plugins on this website that may pass data, including personal information, to external servers to process, including, but not limited to, Akismet Anti-Spam, Contact Form 7, Jetpack, and Woocommerce.
We only use WordPress plugins and themes that are hosted by WordPress.org. WordPress.org’s guidelines clearly prohibit tracking users without their explicit informed consent.
Requesting Changes to Your Data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, or have provided any other personally identifiable information to our site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you or that we . This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Do Not Track (DNT) Requests
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. We are committed to providing you with meaningful choices about the information collected on our website for 3rd-party purposes, and that is why we provide the variety of opt-out mechanisms listed above. However, we do not currently recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT requests.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Some examples of how cookies may be used include, but are not limited to the following:
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
A cookie may be used to identify you as a unique user across multiple user sessions. This is anonymous and helps us understand how users are interacting with our services over multiple sessions.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, 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 Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that 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 Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.
Story Booklet Design Application
The “Story Booklet Design Application” is a service that we provide to educators, instructors, teachers, and other individuals above the age of 18 (“Adults”). This service is designed for these adults to facilitate the use of this same service to students under the age of 18, and mainly students under the age of 13. Although this is the case, we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from these children. The information that is collected includes, but is not limited to:
- User location, browser, device, etc. – When a user interacts with our service, certain non-personally identifiable information is tracked through Google Analytics. This includes, but is not limited to, user location, browser, and device type.
- Application Events and Activity – User activity is tracked through events, such as clicks, page views, etc. User activity is tracked, such as what tools are used, how menus are interacted with, etc.
- Image upload, project saves, downloads, and user generated content – When a user imports any images to this service, it is stored in a database so that it can be accessed and used in future instances by that user. When a user saves and/or downloads their project, the image file is stored in a database. This data will not be shared with any 3rd-party services, and is used solely to improve the service being provided. All user generated content belongs to the creators. We do not claim ownership or an exclusive license to any user-generated content.
Compliance With Laws
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.