Point Of Stries

Point Of Stries

Privacy Policy

Point Of Stories gives you access to relevant stories regarding what is happening around you and other parts of the world. Anyone can submit story title, photo, link to story, story type and targeted location on Point of Stories if they are registered users, It's very easy to submit story by first registering with A Username, email and password.

This privacy policy describes what we do with your information across all our services. Anytime you use our platforms you consent to use of your information as described in this privacy policy.

You are responsible for any story you submit through the Services, as described in the Terms of Use.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

If you have any question or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, contact us via [email protected]

How we use your information

We collect and use information you give us through our platforms, SMS, Calls, Fax and any other means to better improve our services

We aim to offer you dynamic user exprience when you register on any of our platforms with your email, phone number and any other data you wish to share with us.

Links

Submitting links to story on our platforms is almost free, and We strive to ensure our users click on links to relevant and appropriate contents, therefore, We may track and verify the links you submit across our Services before we make it accessible to the public, this helps us to keep records, such as the number of clicks on a particular link.

Information we collect from you

We receive information when you interact with our services, with or without a POS account. When you visit our website, we may collect information such as your IP address, email address,browser type, operating system, preffered location, preffered language, preffered type of stories ,pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on our services, and other statistics to customize the content we render to you.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies and similar technologies to store some information on your device and collect additional website usage data for the purposes of improving our Services, however, cookies are not required for some parts of our services such as searching,submitting,flaggin and viewing stories. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better improve our services, learn more on how you interact with our platforms, keep records of user activities and traffic on our services. While majority of browsers are set to accept cookies automatically, browser settings can be changed not to accept cookies, this might make part of our services to function properly. You have control over how to determine what you want to experience on Point of Stories and ads in accordance with your personal settings such as your preffered location , language and type of story.

Third-Parties and Affiliates

Point of Stories Privacy Policy does not apply to other Third-Parties and Affiliates. Thus, we are advising you to contact the respective Privacy Policies of these Third-Parties and Affiliates for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies on their websites.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

We may share your private personal information with these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

We share your payment information, including your credit or debit card number, card expiration date, CVV code, and billing address with payment services providers to process payments; prevent, detect and investigate fraud or other prohibited activities; facilitate dispute resolution such as chargebacks or refunds; and for other purposes associated with the acceptance of credit or debit cards.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following: • Remarketing with Google AdSense • Google Display Network Impression Reporting • Demographics and Interests Reporting We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out: Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. – See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page, or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website. Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’, and can be easily found on the page specified above.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

In terms of collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control.

The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Fair Information Practices The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe.

Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to comply with fair information practises in a situation where data breach occurs, we will notify the user via email within 7 days.

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.