Information We Collect
When you visit our website, we may collect certain information automatically, via Google Analytics, including your IP address, browser type, and operating system. We may also collect information about your use of our website, such as the pages you visit and the links you click. We use this information to learn what type of stories are most popular with our readers.
We may collect personal information that you provide to us when you sign up for our email newsletter or submit a story for publication. This information may include your email address, and, in the case of our fiction contributors, name, address, and payment information such as PayPal email address. We will never ask for your bank account or credit card number.
How We Use Your Information
We use the information we collect to provide you with a better user experience and to improve our website and services. We may use your personal information to:
- Send you email newsletters and other communications about our magazine and related products or services
- Analyze website usage and improve our content and services
- Prevent and detect fraud and other illegal activities
- Comply with legal and regulatory requirements
We will not sell, rent, or share your personal information with third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
You can set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features may not function properly without cookies.
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure. We use secure servers and encryption technology to protect your payment information.
However, no data transmission over the internet or electronic storage system can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these websites before providing any personal information.
Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not provide any personal information on our website.