Scott Dikkers LLC (“Scott Dikkers LLC”) operates HowToWriteFunny.com and may operate other websites. It is Scott Dikkers LLC’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites. Our website has cookies that run on it and you can view more information here on what is collected and how to opt out.
Like most website operators, Scott Dikkers LLC 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. Scott Dikkers LLC’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Scott Dikkers LLC’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Scott Dikkers LLC may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Scott Dikkers LLC also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on HowToWriteFunny.com blogs/sites. Scott Dikkers LLC 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.
If any of the aforementioned information is something you don’t want us to have or you want to see exactly what is collected for yourself, then reach out. We are fully compliant with all requests and will do our best to make sure our visitors are safe.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Scott Dikkers LLC’s websites choose to interact with Scott Dikkers LLC in ways that require Scott Dikkers LLC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Scott Dikkers LLC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at HowToWriteFunny.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Scott Dikkers LLC are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Scott Dikkers LLC collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Scott Dikkers LLC. Scott Dikkers LLC 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.
Scott Dikkers LLC may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Scott Dikkers LLC may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Scott Dikkers LLC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Scott Dikkers LLC 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 Scott Dikkers LLC’s behalf or to provide services available at Scott Dikkers LLC’s 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 Scott Dikkers LLC’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Scott Dikkers LLC 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, Scott Dikkers LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Scott Dikkers LLC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Scott Dikkers LLC, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Scott Dikkers LLC website and have supplied your email address, Scott Dikkers LLC 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 Scott Dikkers LLC 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. Scott Dikkers LLC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Scott Dikkers LLC, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Scott Dikkers LLC goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Scott Dikkers LLC may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.