Facts Books Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US, EU and Indian privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What Is Personally Identifiable Information?

When you register on our site, we usually collect the following information:
1. Name
2. Email ID
3. Billing and Shipping Address (optional)
4. IP Address

When do we collect?

There are three times when we collect your information. They are:
1. When you register.
2. When you leave a comment.
3. When you simply browse the website.

What happens when you browse?

When you browse our website, we log your IP address using the following methods:

1. WordPress’ built in system (our website runs on WordPress) collects your IP address whether you simply browse our website for information, use the three different contact forms, leave a comment or register for newsletter using the subscription form at the bottom of every page (known as footer of the website).

2. Sucuri security plugin that logs IP address of every visitor to keep an eye on unsolicited activities like trying to login to our website backend or trying to hack our website or trying to inject malicious code into our website codes/files.

3. Our cloud hosting provider too logs all IP address that hit our website.

What happens when you comment?

When you leave a comment on our website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies, some features will be disabled. It won’t affect the users experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

However, you can still browse our website.

Website Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Website Analytics

Our website doesn’t have any built-in analytics software or plugin. We use Google Analytics services to:

1. Understand user behavior like time spent on website
2. Pages most visited by users
3. Interest of the users
4. Gender of the users
5. Age group of the users
6. Operating system used by users
7. Browsers used by users
8. IPs used by the users and so on…

In case you want to opt out of Google Analytics data tracking, you can use the following Google Chrome extension to do so: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-analytics-opt-out/fllaojicojecljbmefodhfapmkghcbnh?hl=en.

How long do we keep your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

In general, we keep contact entries for 6 months, analytics records for 1 year and all comments indefinitely.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

1. To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
2. To understand user behavior on our website and find out their pattern of browsing and then show relevant interest-based content either exclusively owned by Facts Legend.
3. To answer any query sent to us by our users.
4. To promote any other product or services that we offer or intend to offer in future.
5. To provide technical support as and when required.
6. To facilitate creation of content (whenever such requests are made) by our users.
7. To debug and test various platforms on which our website/blog operates.
8. To analyze data and debug our platform for continuous improvement.
9. To understand user interest and create relevant content to serve them better.

We use and process this information only and only:

1. When you provide express consent by agreeing to our terms and conditions and privacy policy.
2. When it becomes necessary to reply to any contact.
3. For compliance with our legal obligations.
4. For protecting vital information of someone else.
5. For pursuing our legitimate interesting without interfering in the interest of our users.

Many a times, we use automated systems to present relevant content to our users. The automated system uses user behavior and browsing pattern to decide on the best match of possible content that a user may genuinely want to read.

Who and when do we disclose your information to?

The personal information that we collect is always shared with these two third parties:

1. Our webhost where our website is hosted. The information is automatically transferred to our hosting servers. We make use of cloud hosting services of Digital Ocean.
2. Sucuri Inc. whose parent organization is GoDaddy.
3. The email addresses that are shared through our Newsletter Subscription form are shared with our mailing service provide – Mail Chimp.

Despite the fact that your information is shared by us with these third-party service providers, we have a mutual agreement to keep your information confidential. From our end, we never sell your information to any other party or give them access through any API integration.

Other disclosures

We may disclose your information to following parties:

1.Law enforcement and court if we receive any such order.
2. To any third party if law permits us to do so.
3. To any third party if you provide explicit consent.

Area of operation

We are based in India. However, we have made our services available to every country in this world except for two countries – Pakistan and China. When we process your information, we process it only in India. However, the third-party services that we use are not located in India. If they process your information without your explicit consent, you can contact them directly and hold them accountable.

User Rights

You as a user on this site have the following rights:

1. You can ask to access and review your personal information anytime you want.
2. You can ask for corrections to your information anytime you want.
3. You can ask for complete deletion of your information.
4. You can ask for temporary restriction on any kind of processing barring any legal order that we receive.

In case you ask for complete deletion, we will do that within 48 hours of receiving your request and upon receiving your consent once again (so as to verify the authenticity of the request). Once we delete the information, all involved third parties will no longer have access to your information.

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

In case you are a resident of the European Economic Area, you will have the following specific data protection rights:

1. You can request to access your data, make corrections to it, update your date or simply delete your data.
2. You can ask restricting the processing of your data.
3. You can opt out of any marketing communications that we send from our end.
4. You can opt out of any newsletter subscription from our website.
5. In case we collected your information earlier with your knowledge and permission, you can still ask for editing / deleting your data. However, just because you are withdrawing now after GDPR implementation does not hold us accountable for any data processing that we did before the implementation of GDPR.

Policy Officer

The administrator of this website is the policy officer. He is also the Data Protection Officer for GDPR purposes. The easiest and most convenient method of contacting the policy officer is to drop him an email at [email protected] All complaints will be addressed within 10 working days. However, there may be delays in case the complaints involve 3rd parties whose services we use. In case of such delays a tentative time frame will be provided to the complainant.

How do we deal with 'Do Not Track' signals?

We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify the users via email within 2 business days.

We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Email: [email protected]