Terms Of Service

WEBSITE VISITORS

Like most website operators, The Vampire Diaries Online collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Vampire Diaries Online purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Vampire Diaries Online visitors use its website. From time to time, The Vampire Diaries Online may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

The Vampire Diaries Online also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.thevampirediaries.info and its subdomains blogs/sites. The Vampire Diaries Online only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

GATHERING OF PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

Certain visitors to The Vampire Diaries Online websites choose to interact with The Vampire Diaries Online in ways that require The Vampire Diaries Online to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Vampire Diaries Online gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at https://www.thevampirediaries.info and its subdomains to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with The Vampire Diaries Online are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Vampire Diaries Online collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Vampire Diaries Online. The Vampire Diaries Online does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

AGGREGATED STATISTICS

The Vampire Diaries Online may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. The Vampire Diaries Online may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Vampire Diaries Online does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

PROTECTION OF CERTAIN PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

The Vampire Diaries Online discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on behalf of The Vampire Diaries Online or to provide services available at The Vampire Diaries Online websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Vampire Diaries Online websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Vampire Diaries Online will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Vampire Diaries Online discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Vampire Diaries Online believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Vampire Diaries Online, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an The Vampire Diaries Online website and have supplied your email address, The Vampire Diaries Online may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The Vampire Diaries Online and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Vampire Diaries Online takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

COOKIES

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Vampire Diaries Online uses cookies to help The Vampire Diaries Online identify and track visitors, their usage of The Vampire Diaries Online website, and their website access preferences. The Vampire Diaries Online visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The Vampire Diaries Online websites, with the drawback that certain features of The Vampire Diaries Online websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

ADS

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The Vampire Diaries Online and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Vampire Diaries Online may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The Vampire Diaries Online sole discretion. The Vampire Diaries Online encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

This document was last updated on May 20, 2018