Privacy Policy

We at VoStory.com take privacy very sincerely. We assure you to never disclose your gathered personal information to third parties or use it for bulk mail lists or newsletters. Capitulation of personal information is not obligatory in order to browse our website and we strongly direct you NOT to acknowledge any of your personal addresses, emails or phone numbers when communicating with our readers in the comments sections.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND GUARD?

  • When you register an account at our website and you log in with either your Facebook or Google account, we never store your login data, your name or email address – the login verification is performed directly by Facebook or Google. We also don’t get any information about your social network contacts or any right for posting to your Facebook timeline.
  • We, herewith state that we won’t sell, share or provide your email ID to any 3rd party services. We at VoStory.com are the sole owners of your information gathered by us at several different points on our Website and will only use it for sending weekly newsletters or promoting services. You should however be aware that we log data about your visit to our website for statistical purposes.
  • We only gather that to evaluate our audience and we may provide this evaluation to our promising advertisers and business partners. We disclaim our responsibility for the personally identifiable information you opt to submit in these forums. Every computer and device connected to the Internet is assigned an Internet Protocol (IP) address. IP address can often be used to identify your country, state, and city and we may process that information for statistical purposes with the objective to discern from where in the world you are coming from (also known as “IP geolocation”).

Note: We send users newsletters and updates upon registration. We send newsletters and/or promotional emails on behalf of our alliance partners. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable and email address information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

COOKIES

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. VoStory.com will store some information about your preferences how the website looks and operates on your own computer inside a tiny file called a ‘cookie’.

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. We use cookies to:

  • Identify you as a returning user and to count your visits in our traffic statistics analysis;
  • Remember your custom display preferences;
  • Suggest the last phones you’ve searched for in our Phone search field;
  • Other usability features including tracking whether you’ve already given your consent to cookies.

Allowing cookies from VoStory.com is not strictly mandatory for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier and secured for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. Reference for cookies can be found on http://www.cookiecentral.com/.

We use session cookies to store the secure session and browsing preferences of the user. We set a persistent cookie to store your username and interests so you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

We use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use the site. It counts the number of visitors and tells us things about their behaviour overall – such as the typical length of stay on the site or the average number of pages a user views. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by VoStory.com only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. We do use cookies on point of collection pages of email VoStory.com cookies are not being tied to PII.

POLICY UPDATES

We reserve the right to alter, revise and amend this policy at any time by placing a prominent notice on our site. Such changes shall be effective immediately on this site.
If we decide to alter our privacy policy, we will post those alterations to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we regard appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will apprise you here, or by means of a notice on our homepage.

If we decide to make changes in our email practices, we will revise the changes to this privacy policy, the homepage, and other places we regard appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we will disclose it.

WITH WHOM WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED?

ALLIANCE PARTNERS

We will share your information with our Alliance Partners who endeavour with us or on our behalf to help provide you the services. An alliance partner is a company or an individual who owns and manages (wholly or part of) online content on their websites powered by VoStory.com.

We do not rent, sell or share your personal information and we will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information to third parties unless:

  • We have your permission
  • We are to help investigate, prevent or take action regarding unlawful and illegal activities, suspected fraud, potential threat to the safety or security of any person, breach of VoStory.com terms of use or to defend against legal claims;
  • Special circumstances such as compliance with summons/warrants, court orders, requests/order from legal authorities or law enforcement agencies requiring such disclosure.

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable and email address information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

THIRD PARTY AD SERVERS

We may have (Alliance Partner) third-party advertising companies displaying ads for you when you visit our website. These companies may store information about your visits to our website and to other web sites in order to provide you with relevant advertisements about goods and services.

These companies may engage cookies and other identifiers to measure advertising efficiency. The information is generally not personally identifiable unless, you provide personally identifiable information to them through an ad or an e-mail message.

We use third-party service providers to process purchases you make and to monitor our users’ interests. In addition, the Website may occasionally contain links to Third-Party Sites. If you click on the links to Third-Party Websites, you leave the Website. We (VoStory.com) disclaim the responsibility for the content of these Third-Party Websites or for the security of your personal information when you use the Third Party Websites. These third-party service providers and Third-Party Sites may have their own privacy policies governing the storage and retention of your personal information that you may be answerable to. They may collect information such as your IP address, browser specification, or operating system. VoStory.com Privacy Policy does not govern personal information provided to, stored on, or used by these third-party providers and Third-Party Sites. We recommend that when you enter a Third-Party Site, you review the Third Party Site’s privacy policy as it relates to safeguarding your personal information. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to the Website and Third-Party Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

We aren’t reliable for the information shared by you with the Third Party Ad Servers.

CONSENT

  • By visiting this website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree please do not use or access our website.
  • If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at Feedback
  • If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at Feedback.