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Welcome to Journalines ("Journalines", "we", "us" or "our").  Journalines is an online journal that allows users to write and share entries with other users through a content-sharing platform.  Write an entry or post and share it with the world, share it with selected users or keep it private. 

Our privacy policy explains how we collect, share, use, and protect information in relation to our web site.

By using our service you understand and agree that we are providing a platform for you to post and share content including written content, photos, videos, comments and other materials (User Content), to the service and to share User content publicly.  This means that other Users may search for , use, share, any of your User Content that you make publicly available through the service, consistent with the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. 

Our Policy applies to all visitors, Users, and others who access the Service ("Users").


We collect the following types of information.

Information provided by you directly:

-Your name, username, password, e-mail address

-Information provided for your user profile include residence city, residence state, your date of birth, and your personal photo.  This information allows us to help you or others be searched and connect.

-User Content which include but is not limited to any photos, comments, posts, videos, and other materials that you post to your service.

-Any communication between you and Journalines. This includes Service-related emails that you may not opt out of (e.g., account verification, changes/updates to features of the service, technical and security notices.

-Send Email Notification
If you choose to invite someone to the service through the "Send E-mail Notification" feature you can send an invitation email directly from your personal account. 

-Analytics Information
We use third party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the service provided.  These tools collect information sent by our service.  We collect and use this analytics information with analytics information from other User accounts so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any specific user.


In addition to some specific uses of information we describe in this Privacy policy, we may use information that we receive to:

-allow you to efficiently access your account after log in.

-provide, improve, test, and monitor the functionality of our service.

-monitor website metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patters.

-diagnose  or fix any problems that may arise.


-We will not rent or sell your information to third parties without your consent, except as noted in this policy.

Parties with whom you may choose to share your User Content:

-Any information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as User Content, becomes available to the public.

-Subject to your profile, any User Content that you make public is searchable by other Users.

-If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service.

Responding to legal requests and preventing harm:

-We may access, preserve and share your information in response to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order or subpoena) if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so. This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States where we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law in that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction, and is consistent with internationally recognized standards. We may also access, preserve and share information when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to: detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity; to protect ourselves, you and others, including as part of investigations; and to prevent death or imminent bodily harm. Information we receive about you may be accessed, processed and retained for an extended period of time when it is the subject of a legal request or obligation, governmental investigation, or investigations concerning possible violations of our terms or policies, or otherwise to prevent harm.


Storage and Processing:

Your information collected through the Service may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Journalines, its Affiliates or Service Providers maintain facilities.

Journalines or Service Providers may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that we may transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction.

By registering for and using the Service you consent to the transfer of information to the U.S. or to any other country in which Journalines, its Affiliates or Service Providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use commercially reasonable safeguards to help keep the information collected through the Service secure and take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. However, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.

Please do your part to help us. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to emails between you and Journalines, at all times. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes the social media services you connect to Journalines. We are not responsible for the functionality, privacy, or security measures of any other organization.


Your account information and profile/privacy settings:

-You can update your account at any time by logging in and changing your profile settings.

-Following termination or deactivation of your account, Journalines and  its Affiliates, or its Service Providers may retain information (including your profile information) and User Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, and/or audit purposes.


-We are not responsible for the practices employed by any websites or services linked to or from our Service, including the information or content contained within them. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Service to another website or service, our Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party websites or services.


In the event of the death of an Journalines User, please contact us. We will usually conduct our communication via email; should we require any other information, we will contact you at the email address you have provided in your request.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the Service, please  contact us at contact@Journalines.com.


Journalines may modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please review it periodically. We may provide you additional forms of notice of modifications or updates as appropriate under the circumstances. Your continued use of the Service after any modification to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such modification.