Some of the data we collect is to enable us to monitor, analyze and improve the quality of the technical aspects of the service and to detect malicious or inappropriate activities on the Site. Other information is collected to improve the quality, relevancy of your experience while using the website and to enable specific features on the Site.
We collect the following types of information:
Information you give us when sign up for and use a registered account: When you sign up for and use a registered account, we store the information you provide as part of the registration process. Passwords are stored in an encrypted format. In order to provide advanced functionality, we track the quotes you select to save to collections or mark as favorites. We also receive and store requests for password resets, requests to change an email address associated with an account, the history these requests and our responses. We also collect and store account activity, status information and email communications.
Information from third-party sources: We may receive information about you from third-party service providers who help us provide the Site such as IP-based country detection.
Automatically collected information: When you use our Site, we automatically receive, store, and analyze certain types of information about when and how you access and use the Site. Like many Web sites, we use “cookies”, location-identifying technologies, and similar technologies. Such information may include information about your device, Internet connection, browser type, operating system and other potentially identifying information.
We are not in the business of selling your information to others. We share your information only as described below:
Third-Party Advertisers: Quote.org is donation supported and does not track users or share data to enable third-party advertising.
Third-Party Service Providers: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include website development, hosting, data analytics, website monitoring; quote curation and editing; analyzing and improving search results; sending and receiving emails; and providing support for our users. Some of these entities may have access to personal information as needed to perform their functions, but they may not use it for other purposes.
Links to Other Websites: Quote.org contains links to other websites including sites containing citation information, specific source material and social media sites. Quote.org does not do anything to specifically enable data sharing or user tracking with other websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, third-party websites or their collection and processing of your personal data on their websites. We are not responsible for the content, actions, or privacy practices employed by any other website or app.
Legal Disclosure: We may disclose any information about or relating to you, including personal data to third-parties if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to comply with a court order, search warrant, subpoena, or support some other legal process.
Our Site is not intended for children less than 14 years of age. No one under age 14 may provide any personal data to us or register on the Site. Parents or guardians of children under the age of 14 who believe their child has provided personal data on our Site without your consent that you would like us to delete, please email us.
Quote.org gives you access to information about your account and your interactions with the Site for the limited purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information. Removing your account from the Site will delete your personal registration information from the system but may not remove your historical activities from our system logs and records.
We make no guarantees as to the security or privacy of your information. We maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and organizational safeguards to protect against the unauthorized access, disclosure, misuse, alteration and destruction of the personal data under our control. We recommend that you use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats. You also should protect your password to protect against unauthorized access to your account.