We value the privacy of all visitors to our website. Providing you with a safe and secure browsing experience is a top priority for us.
Under no circumstances will any of your information provided by you or any data collected by us be sold or given to a third party without your permission.
Our checkout system for purchases is safe and secure. You and your information are protected by the following means:
- all purchases utilize SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology, indicated by the closed lock symbol in your browser window and by our web address changing from http:// to https://
- all information gathered is hosted on a secure, private VPS server
- all credit card transactions take place on secure servers with high-level encryption
It is important to note that we use one of the largest, most respected and secure payment gateways available. Your credit card information is transmitted directly to our payment gateway; we are never in possession of your credit card information. Our payment gateway uses 128-bit encryption to protect your information and their servers which store your information are not connected to the internet.
At specific times for specific reasons, you will be asked to provide personal information. Examples of such times and reasons are: purchasing a book, submitting your own story, contacting us, and commenting on the book or a story or a feature article. At these times you may be asked for personal information such as: name, address, email address, phone number and/or credit card information. By providing us with this information you are agreeing to allow us to utilize said information to complete the requested transaction(s) through this website and, in the case of purchasing, to disclose said information to our payment gateway to complete the transaction.