Sixfold values and upholds the privacy of the users of and visitors to Sixfold.org. Your information is used only for delivering Sixfold's services and will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to anyone without your consent.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our e-newsletter, submit and edit your user profile and preferences, upload a PDF manuscript for reading and voting, or submit voting data and feedback comments as part of the manuscript voting process.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs); to improve our website (we want to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you); to improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs); to process transactions.
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering Sixfold's services:
1. to administer each issue’s voting process to select published short stories and poetry.
2. to send periodic e-mails to remind you of the voting process’s deadlines and when each issue’s content is published.
The e-mail address you provide for order processing may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, and to send occasional Sixfold news, updates, and site service information.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future e-mails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each e-mail.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
No credit card payment information is stored on Sixfold.org servers. Our third party credit-card payment provider's servers are only accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and they are required to keep the information confidential.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser, if the browser is set to allow cookies, that enables the site or service provider systems to recognize your browser and to capture and remember certain information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
Sixfold does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by logging into their account and editing their profile page.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act); we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, you may use the Site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
Sixfold respects and upholds the intellectual property rights and copyright of all writers. No part or whole of writing that is published as part of or submitted to Sixfold.org may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means -- electronic, mechanical, photocopying, or otherwise -- without the explicit written permission of the author.
It is Sixfold’s policy to remove content from Sixfold.org that infringes on author copyright. Sixfold responds to notices of alleged copyright infringement as established and outlined by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Sixfold, in its sole discretion, may terminate and/or restrict the service, account, and/or profile of users who infringe upon the copyright of authors. If you have questions or concerns about the copyright of content on Sixfold.org, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at www.sixfold.org/termsandconditions.html
This policy was last modified on November 1, 2012
Garrett Doherty, Publisher
28 Farm Field Ridge Road
Sandy Hook CT 06482