Digital Expressions is comitted to protecting your privacy, and your trust is very important to us. Our team recognizes that every time you write a diary entry on Digital Expressions, you trust that your personal and private information will remain safe and secure. The Digital Expressions team abides by the following simple principles:
We will not share your personal information or diary with anyone, unless compelled to do so by law or to protect our rights. Remember that public diaries on Digital Expressions are accessible by anyone, including search engines and web archive services.
We will not access your personal information or diary unless we need to. We may access your personal information or diary to investigate abuse complaints or terms of service violations, to investigate or resolve technical problems, or for other reasons.
We will not ask you for more personal information than is necessary. We may ask for such personal information to verify your identity if you contact us for support, or if you register for a new diary.
What we collectInformation you provide. When you create a diary on Digital Expressions, we require personal information such as your first and last name and your birthday. We use your name to identify you if you contact us for support. We use your birthday to verify that you are old enough to use our services as required by law. We may collect other personal information such as your gender, e-mail address, or telephone number.
Communications. When you e-mail Digital Expression or send us other communications, we may save those communications. If you send Digital Expressions SMS messages or receive them from Digital Expressions, those messages may be saved. We retain communications to help us improve our services and respond to requests from you.
Logs. When you visit Digital Expressions, our computers may save certain information about you automatically. This information may include your http request, details about your interaction with Digital Expressions, your Internet Protocol address, operating system type and version, browser type and version, browser language, time and date of your request, and internet service provider. We use this information to improve our services.
Sharing of informationDigital Expressions will not share, sell, rent, or provide your information or diary to anyone, unless compelled to do so by law or to protect our rights. Information you provide to us may be visible on Digital Expressions if you have selected to make it visible or public, such as your birthday, gender, e-mail address, or diary. Search engines or archive services may crawl Digital Expressions and index, cache or archive your diary or personal information if it is public.
If required by court order, law, regulation, legal process, subpoena, or government demand, we may disclose any information as required to the appropriate parties.
If our servers or database are seized or accessed by government authorities, pirates, hackers, or other parties, we may be powerless to protect your privacy.
Information SecurityAccess to your personal information is restricted to those who need it in order to operate Digital Expressions, such as software programmers or server administrators. Your personal information is accessible to a small number of individuals who are part of the Digital Expressions team, and it is accessed by the team only when deemed necessary; for example, to investigate abuse complaints or terms of service violations, to investigate or resolve technical problems, or for other reasons.
We take meaures to ensure the security of Digital Expressions and your peronal information.
We may maintain copies of your personal information in multiple physical locations to mitigate against data loss.