Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy for John Croyle Websites

John Croyle (John R Croyle) provides services for anyone who wants to tell their story, and other related proprietary websites (John Croyle Websites). John Croyle posts and conforms with this Privacy Policy, and complies with all applicable laws and regulations, as an expression of its commitment to respect and protect the privacy of users of the John Croyle Websites.

This Privacy Policy applies to John Croyle's operation and administration of the John Croyle Websites, and to information that users may provide or that John Croyle may have access to through the John Croyle Websites, but not necessarily to any of John Croyle's other operations, services or publications. John Croyle may revise this Privacy Policy at any time without notice by posting the amended Privacy Policy on the John Croyle Websites.

All access to and use of the John Croyle Websites and related services and materials is subject to the terms and conditions in John Croyle's Terms of Use. The provisions of the Terms of Use take precedence over any inconsistent or contrary provisions in this Privacy Policy.

Users may address questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or the John Croyle Websites by email to:


User Information That John Croyle May Collect

In order to provide users with personalized access to the John Croyle Websites, to secure the John Croyle Websites against unauthorized use and access and to continuously improve the content, features and performance of the John Croyle Websites for the benefit of all users, John Croyle may collect and maintain information as necessary to uniquely identify individual users, to administer pre-subscription trials and subscription accounts and to monitor and track patterns of usage of the John Croyle Websites.

In particular, John Croyle may collect and store any and all of the following types of information and data, among others, in relation to each individual, identifiable user of the John Croyle Websites:

  •          name, business address, telephone and email address;
  •          user id, password and access authorizations;
  •          trial or subscription account records;
  •          configuration profiles, preferences and settings;
  •          internet protocol (IP) address, location information and communications data;
  •          operating system and browser type;
  •          records of resources accessed, transactions conducted and other usage activities through the John Croyle Websites.

John Croyle may collect this user and usage information directly or indirectly from individual users or from a user's firm, company or other employer that subscribes to John Croyle's services, through printed order forms, registration forms, surveys and automated data collection means on the John Croyle Websites, email, fax and posted correspondence and telephone contacts.

John Croyle Websites may also employ cookies (small data files stored on and read from the hard disk of a user's computer) to associate usage of the John Croyle Websites with individual users and to obtain certain information about a user's general internet usage, settings and environment. A user may refuse to accept cookies by making appropriate browser settings. However, if cookies are not accepted, certain parts of the John Croyle Websites may not be accessible or may not operate correctly.

John Croyle may use services hosted by third parties such as Google Analytics to assist in providing and improving the John Croyle Websites. These services may collect information sent by a user's browser as part of a web page request, including the user's IP address or cookies. If these third party services collect information, they do so anonymously and in the aggregate to provide information helpful to John Croyle such as website trends, without identifying individual visitors.


Storage, Transfer and Security of User Information

User information that John Croyle collects and maintains may be stored on, and may be transferred among, servers and other facilities owned or operated by John Croyle, any of its affiliates and their authorized subcontractors and service providers, located within or outside the United States or the European Economic Area (EEA). In addition, user information may be handled and processed by staff of John Croyle, its affiliates and such subcontractors and service providers at such locations, engaged in fulfilling users' orders, processing payment details and other support services and activities in connection with administration and operation of the John Croyle Websites. By submitting any user information to John Croyle, including by any use of the John Croyle Websites, the user acknowledges and agrees to the foregoing collection, storage, transfer and processing of such user information.

Subject to the Terms of Use, John Croyle will undertake reasonable efforts consistent with industry practices to maintain the security of user information against unauthorized access. However, the transmission of information through the internet is not completely secure, so John Croyle does not guarantee the security of user information transmitted to or from the John Croyle Websites. Any such transmission is at the user's own risk.


How John Croyle May Apply User Information

John Croyle, its affiliates and their authorized subcontractors and service providers may apply user information, including any personal or personally identifiable information, in the following ways:

  •          to present the John Croyle Websites in a manner suited to each user's preferences, and the characteristics and configuration of the user's computer, operating system, browser software, network and internet connection;
  •          to provide users with information and access to services and features that they request from John Croyle;
  •          to carry out John Croyle's contractual obligations to users;
  •          to enhance the user experience;
  •          to notify users of changes to the John Croyle Websites;
  •          to provide advertisers and other third parties with usage statistics, in aggregated form not identifying individual users; and
  •          in any other way authorized by a user, including as permitted by the Terms of Use and subscription agreements.

In addition, John Croyle may send marketing solicitations (through the John Croyle Websites, email and other means) about products and services offered by John Croyle, its affiliates, advertisers or other third parties, that might be of interest to users on the basis of user information they have provided. Users are entitled to decline to receive such solicitations (opt out) by notifying John Croyle at:


Permitted Disclosures of User Information by John Croyle

In limited circumstances, including the following, John Croyle may disclose user information to government authorities or third parties:

  •          to comply with a valid order of any court or regulatory body of competent jurisdiction;
  •          to John Croyle's affiliates;
  •          to successors or assigns resulting from an acquisition of the stock or assets of John Croyle or its affiliates; and
  •          otherwise as contemplated by this Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use or any subscription agreement.


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