Privacy Policy

OpenLetter.to is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") discloses how we collect and use information, and the choices that you can make about the way we collect and use your information. We understand that your trust depends on how we respect your privacy and how we safeguard information you provide us. We want you to feel comfortable using our website, products, and services and encourage you to read this Privacy Policy, detailing the online practices for OpenLetter.to ("OpenLetter").

If you are under 18, you should ask your parents or a guardian before you use our Service. If you are not yet 18, do not use our Service.

This Privacy Policy applies to any customers who use our Service. Collection, use, disclosure, and protection of personal information (PII) may be subject to different regulations outside the United States. Regardless, if you use our Site, Product or Service you agree to abide by this policy.

Sites Covered by This Policy: www.openletter.to and other sites we own that post links to this Privacy Policy (collectively "Sites"). This Privacy Policy may also apply to new Sites, Products, and Services we develop.

Overview Of Our Privacy Policy

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully so that you understand our online privacy practices regarding:

By accessing and using our Sites or providing any information requested, you agree to accept the terms of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Sites.

We may change this Privacy Policy. If we change this policy we will post the changes to this privacy statement, our website's homepages, and other places we deem appropriate. We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Some Terms We Use In This Policy

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is any information that identifies or could be used to identify, contact or locate you.

Service includes, but is not limited to, our Products and Sites.

User means an individual that has accessed any of our Services.

Partner is an advertiser, or other entity with whom we have a business relationship to provide Products.

Information We Collect

When you use our Services, we may collect tracking information such as your IP address, browser type, the type of operating system you use, details about your computer hardware, the applications you have installed on your computer, the domain name of your Internet service provider, and pages you visited on our Sites. None of the information identifies you personally and we do not link aggregate information to Personally Identifiable Information.

Registration: When you become a member of OpenLetter.to, you provide us with your name and email address and other optional information. OpenLetter.to is the sole owner of this information and we will not sell, share, or rent this information with any other company or individual in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. From time to time, we may share your information with others on an aggregated basis. We will not share information in such a way that it can be linked to an individual.

Cookies: A cookie is a small text file sent to your browser. Cookies are stored on your computer's hard drive for record keeping purposes. We use session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once you close your browser, the cookie will terminate. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's help file.

We use cookies to:

  1. Remind us of who you are and to access your account information (stored on our computers);
  2. Record your Blog URL and Username on your local computer to allow us to remember you on your next visit;
  3. Estimate our audience size. Each browser accessing our Services is given a unique cookie which is then used to determine the extent of repeat usage, usage by registered users and unregistered users, and to help target advertisements based on user interests;
  4. Measure certain traffic patterns, for example which of our Sites you have visited. We use this information to understand our users' habits so that we can make each new experience on a Site a better one. We may also use this information to better personalize the content, banners, and promotions that you will see. We do not store Personally Identifiable Information in our cookies and we do not tie the information in our cookies to our customers' Personally Identifiable Information.

Web Beacons or Pixels: We employ a software technology that helps us better manage content on our Site. Web beacons or Pixels are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. They track your online Web movement. We embed Pixels invisibly on Web pages. They are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by Pixels to our customers' Personally Identifiable Information.

Global Unique Identifiers: A GUID (global unique identifier) is a machine generated alphanumeric identifier used to indicate a unique registration for our Service. We use GUIDs to track registrations and to enable features and functionality for specific customers who subscribe to our Products and Services. We do not tie the information gathered by GUIDs to our customers' Personally Identifiable Information.

Contacts/IP Information: If you voluntarily submit information or contact us (e.g. password request, technical support), we may keep a record of this communication. We do not merge this information with your Personally Identifiable Information.

Contact Us: We collect your name and email address on the Sites' "Contact us" forms. We use this information for the sole purpose of responding to your inquiry.

Customer Support: If you use the customer support section on the Sites we will collect your email address, topic and any addition information you provide us. We use this information for the sole purpose of responding to your inquiry.

Your Choices

Cookies: By modifying your browser preferences, you can choose to, accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or you can reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies, you may be unable to use our Services.

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you want your information deleted from our systems you should email our customer support team as support@openletter.to.

Security and Passwords

We cannot and do not ensure or warrant the security of any information collected, transmitted over the Internet, or maintained in your user profile. You agree that any data transmission you make or receive through the Site or the Service is at your own risk.

No method of transmitting or storing electronic data is ever completely secure, and therefore we cannot warrant or guarantee that such information will never be accessed, used, or released in a manner that is inconsistent with this policy.

We do not knowingly collect information about children under the age of 13. We encourage parents and guardians to be familiar with the web sites that their children visit. The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") regulates the means by which web site operators collect and use personal information from children under 13, pursuant to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (the "Act"). For more information about the Act and children's on-line privacy in general, visit the FTC's web site at www.ftc.gov/privacy. For safety tips on privacy visit www.OnGuardOnline.gov.

Miscellaneous Provisions

YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. OUR SERVICES (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT AND FUNCTIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH OUR SITES) IS PROVIDED "AS IS." WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ABOUT: (1) THE ACCURACY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT; (2) THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SERVICES AVAILABLE, INCLUDING THAT IT IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT, HARM, OR CAUSE DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR ANY OTHER PROPERTY WHEN YOU ACCESS, BROWSE, DOWNLOAD FROM, OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO OUR NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES RELATED TO (A) THE USE OF, (B) THE INABILITY TO USE, OR (C) ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENTS AND FUNCTIONS OF OUR SITES AND SERVICES, EVEN IF WE OR OUR REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $10.00.

Indemnification: You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us and all of our agents, directors, employees, information providers, licensors and licensees, officers, and subsidiaries (collectively, "Indemnified Parties") harmless from and against any and all liability and costs (including, without limitation, attorneys' fees and costs) incurred by you in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of this Privacy Policy. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in our defense of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you shall not in any event settle any matter without our written consent.

International Policy: Our Services are hosted by servers in the United States. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, we will transfer the personal information you provide to us to the United States. By submitting your personal information, you fully understand and consent, to its transfer, storage and processing in the United States.

Enforcement/Redress: If you feel that we have not followed our Privacy Policy, please let us know. Also, if you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, its implementation, or would like a written copy, please feel free to contact us via email at: privacy@openletter.to.

Opting-Out and Contact Information: Our Site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us. In addition, you may use the following contact email address to opt-out, to otherwise change previously provided information, or to request information about this Privacy Policy: privacy@openletter.to.