• Introduction

    The website (the "Site") is operated by The Literary Alliance ("TLA," "we," or "us"), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect and process your information through the Site. We know that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. As a condition of using the Site, you agree that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy and accept and consent to the privacy practices that are described in this Privacy Policy. Any consent you provide will be entirely voluntary and may be withdrawn at any time.

  • What Information Do We Collect?

    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.

  • What About Cookies?

    Cookies are unique identifiers that we transfer to your device to enable our systems to recognize your device and to provide specific features. Your browser Help feature can tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of Quote.org's essential features, we recommend that you leave them turned on.

  • Does Quote.org Share the Information It Receives?

    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.

    Business Transfers: If all or part of quote.org is sold, merged, or otherwise transferred to another entity, personal data is one of the assets that may be transferred to such entity as part of that transaction. Such information remains subject to this Privacy Policy, unless you consent otherwise.

    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.

  • Are Children Allowed to Use Quote.org?

    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.

  • Can I Access My Personal Information?

    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.

  • Cross-border Transfers of Personal Data

    The Site is operated from and hosted on servers located in the United States. If you access and use the Site from a location outside of the United States, any personal data you provide to us or that is otherwise collected will be collected and processed in the United States. Users of the Site should be aware that the laws that apply to the use and protection of personal data in the United States may differ from those of your country of residence. Those who access or use the Site from jurisdictions outside of the United States do so at their own choice and risk, agree to be subject to our Terms of Use, and are solely responsible for compliance with local law.

  • Information Security

    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.

  • Data Retention

    We will keep your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, to carry out our legitimate business interests, and as otherwise required or permitted by law.

  • Changes to this Privacy Policy

    We may change or update this Privacy Policy from time to time. You can identify the date that this Privacy Policy was last updated by looking at the date at the top of this page. We may notify you of changes by additional means, for example, by posting a notice on our Site, by sending you notification of the revised policy by email (if you have provided your email address to us), or by other means.

    Any changes to this Privacy Policy will take effect upon posting to the Site.

  • Terms of Use, Notices, and Revisions

    If you choose to visit Quote.org, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Arizona. If you have any concern about privacy at Quote.org, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

  • Contact

    Any inquiries about your rights under this Privacy Policy, or any other matters regarding your privacy, please email us.