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Privacy Policy

Effective date: 2022-06-20

1. Introduction

Welcome to The Author Tribe.

The Author Tribe respects your privacy. Our Privacy Policy will be revised on a timely basis to meet the updated practices and legislative requirements of our service. The terms of our Privacy Policy are aligned with the Terms and Conditions that govern our website.

Before initiating the Privacy Policy, please note the use of terms “us” “we” “service” and “our” will be used to refer to the www.theauthortribe.com

The Privacy Policy oversees your visit to our website and gives an insight into our data collection, sharing, and disclosing processes after you have visited www.theauthortribe.com. The terms of the Privacy Policy will be in full effect from the moment you visit our website.

The data collected from the visit is used to improve our services and offer an improved user experience. By employing our service, you agree to the collection and use of data, as per the conditions of the policy.

2. Terminologies

The term ‘Service’ refers to The Author Tribe.

The term ’Personal Data’ refers to the information that can be used to identify an individual. Personal data can include but is not limited to your name, address, email, contact number, and bank details.

The term ‘Usage Data’ refers to the automated accumulation of data generated by the visitation to The Author Tribe. This information can include but is not limited to the duration spent on the page.

The term ‘Cookies’ refers to the blocks of data from a website that a web browser stores and reclaims at a later stage. Cookies inform the servers about a users’ return to a specific webpage.

The term ‘Data Controller’ refers to the legal individual(s) that determine the objective and approach of using and processing the accumulated personal data. According to the terms of this Privacy Policy, The Author Tribe is the data controller of your data. data.

The term ‘Data Processor’ refers to the legal individual(s) that process the data for the Data Controller to reach more effective results. The Author Tribe may appoint the services of Data Processors to integrate more expediency in your experience with our website.

The term ‘Data Subject’ refers to the individual whose data is being collected

The term ‘User’ is referred to the individual(s) using our service.

3. Information Accumulation and Use

The Author Tribe collects different categories of data to provide a better service. The following type of information is gathered by The Author Tribe.

Personal Data

The Author Tribe may collect and store your Personal Data, which includes but is not limited to the ensuing:

  1. Your full name
  2. Your email address
  3. Your phone number
  4. Your complete address
  5. Cookies and usage data

The Author Tribe may collect your Personal Data via direct contact, newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, and other information. You have full liberty to avoid providing this information but that can limit the full extent of services we provide.

Usage Data

When you visit The Author Tribe, your browser may automatically collect “Usage Data”. This information can include, but is not limited to the ensuing:

  1. Your device’s IP address
  2. The date and time for the visit
  3. Time spent on The Author Tribe and its pages
  4. Other diagnostic identifiers
Location Data

The Author Tribe may collect and store information about the location of your visit with your permission. This data can help us provide customized services.

Cookies Data

The Author Tribe may track cookies or use similar technologies, including but not limited to beacons, tags, and scripts, to analyze your interaction with our website. You can disable the cookies on your browser to prevent this type of data collection. However, this may limit your ability to access some components of our service.

The Author Tribe may collect:

  1. Session Cookies
  2. Preference Cookies
  3. Security Cookies
  4. Advertising Cookies
Other Data

The Author Tribe may also collect information about your age, sex, place of birth, passport details, citizenship, registration, address, contact information, educational documents, qualification, professional training, employment agreements, NDAs, marital status, social security number or any other taxpayer identification, and office location and other such information that is mandatory for the service.

5. Purpose of Data Collection

The Author Tribe collects data to use on multiple instances:

  1. To offer an improved service quality
  2. To provide an update on changes to the service
  3. To offer improved customer service
  4. To carry out detailed analysis to enhance customer experience
  5. To observe service usage
  6. To identify, avert, and resolve technical problems
  7. To meet other objectives
  8. To ensure that terms of the agreement with the service are met and users entering into our service are well-informed about what the contract entails, including maintaining records of information about billing and collection
  9. To inform you of updates on your account or subscription to our service
  10. To inform you of the latest news regarding The Author Tribe, including but not limited to news, discount offers, and other information about the extension of our services
  11. To meet any other objective with your permission.
6. Data Storage

The Author Tribe will collect and store your data for a necessary duration to ensure all purposes stated in this Privacy Policy are met. Your personal data will be stored in a secured manner, aligning with the legal requirements and state policies.

Your usage data will also be stored for a temporary period of time to carry out an internal analysis. However, in cases of legal intervention, we are mandated by the law to store the usage data for a longer time duration.

7. Data Transfer

The Author Tribe will make sure that your data remains protected from any external access. Our security measures certify that the data is treated securely and is not transferred to any organization without your consent. In case a transfer of data is required, in situations including but not limited to a merger or reliance on a third-party payment provider, we ensure that data transfer takes place with enforced security controls.

8. Disclosure of Data

Your personal data may be disclosed in the following cases:

Law Enforcement

We are legally required to submit your personal information to law enforcement authorities upon intervention.

Mergers and Business Acquisitions

In case The Author Tribe is acquired in a merger or asset sale, your personal data may be transferred.

Other Instances

Your data may also be disclosed to third-party services in the following cases:

  1. Your information is required by The Author Tribe’s subsidiaries and affiliates
  2. Your information is required by contractors or other third-party service providers who upkeep our services
  3. To meet the objectives of information submission with your consent
9. Data Security

The Author Tribe ensures that your data is collected, stored, and transferred in an exceptionally secure manner.

10. Third-Party Services

The Author Tribe may appoint third-party companies and resources to enhance the quality of any component of our service, including but not limited to website optimization, payment processing, and more. The third-party companies will only be provided with the relevant data that is necessary to carry out their assigned responsibility. We will not disclose data for any other purpose.

11. Analytics

The Author Tribe may employ third-party service providers, including but not limited to Google Analytics, to assess our services.

12. CI/CD tools

The Author Tribe may employ third-party services to automate service development procedures.

13. Behavioral Remarketing

The Author Tribe may use remarketing facilities to promote our services on other websites once you have visited our services. We may employ third-party vendors and cookies to educate, optimize and display advertisements that reflect the behavior showcased on your visit to our website.

14. Payment

The Author Tribe may extend paid services within our Service. In such scenarios, we employ third-party payment processors who operate in accordance with their own Privacy Policy. The payment processing services we work with oblige to the regulations set by PCI-DSS and PCI Security Standards Council.

15. External Linking

The Author Tribe may feature external links that connect you to a third-party website. Upon visiting the said page, we recommend reading their Privacy Policies, as The Author Tribe does not take any responsibility for the content, behavior, or activities performed by any other website that we link to.

16. Age of Consent

The Author Tribe only accepts Personal Information from individuals above the age of consent as stated by the State of residence. We do not collect any information from children under the age of consent. If a user has provided such information, without our knowledge, we take immediate measures to cancel their subscriptions and delete all their records.

17. Amendments and Updates

The Author Tribe has full permission to update, modify, and alter its Privacy Policy at any given time, without notifying you of the change. We urge you to visit the Privacy Policy page on www.theauthortribe.com to become updated with the changes in the agreement. The effective date is mentioned at the top of our Privacy Policy page to signify the last modification to the policy.

18. Contact Us

OIf you have additional queries or concerns regarding The Author Tribe’s Privacy Policy, feel free to chat with us. You can send us an email at: [email protected]

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