Author's Republic Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Author's Republic Inc. collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the website ("Site") a web application ("App"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and App and all products and services offered by Author’s Republic Inc.

Personal identification information: We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, upload audio files, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site and/or App. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and/or payment method information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site and/or App related activities.

Non-personal identification information: We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site and/or App. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site and/or, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web Browser Cookies: Our Site and/or App may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site and/or App may not function properly.

How we use collected information:Author’s Republic Inc. may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

How we protect your information: We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site and/or App. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and/or App and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Sharing your personal information: We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site and/or App or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites: Users may find advertising or other content on our Site and/or App that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site and/or App. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site and/or App, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Advertising: Ads appearing on our Site and/or App may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non-personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense: Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and/or App and other sites on the Internet. DART uses "non personally identifiable information" and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Compliance with children's online privacy protection act: Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site and/or App from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

Compliance with General Data Protection Regulation: To enable you to be compliant with the data protection obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation, we are prepared to sign a Data Processing Addendum (DPA) that is based on Standard Contractual Clauses. You can request a DPA from Author’s Republic by contacting us at info@authorsrepublic.com. Once we get your request, we'll forward the DPA to you for your signature.

If you reside in the European Economic Area, you have the following data protection rights:

Changes to this privacy policy: Author’s Republic Inc. has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms: By using this Site and/or App, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site and/or App. Your continued use of the Site and/or App following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us:If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: Author's Republic info@authorsrepublic.com. This document was last updated May 29th, 2018.