Joy McCullough operates the http://joymccullough.com website, which she uses as a blog and an online platform for information about her as an author, namely (but not limited to), her bio note, her books and short stories, her research, and her contact details.
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding Joy’s policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information you give when using her website.
Please note that this policy may change from time to time. Kindly check this page every now and then to ensure that you are familiar with its current content. This policy is effective as of May 24, 2018.
Information Collection and Use
For a better experience while using Joy’s website, she may require you to provide her with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information that she collects will be used to contact or identify you.
Joy wants to inform you that whenever you visit her website, she collects information that your browser sends to her that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
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.
Joy’s website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve your experience of her website. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse this site’s cookies, you may not be able to use some features and/or pages of Joy’s website.
Joy may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
- To facilitate her blog and/or online platform;
- To provide the blog and/or online platform on her behalf;
- To perform blog and/or online platform-related services; or
- To assist her in analyzing how her website is used.
Joy wants to inform her website users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on her behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
Joy values your trust in providing her your Personal Information, thus she is 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 she cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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Joy’s website does not address anyone under the age of 13. She does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case she discovers that a child under 13 has provided her with personal information, she will immediately delete this from her servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided Joy with personal information, please contact her so that she will be able to take necessary action.