January 28, 2021

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 This privacy policy ("Policy") describes how the personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") 
you may provide on the readsme.com website ("Website" or "Service") and any of its related products and 
services (collectively, "Services") is collected, protected and used. It also describes the choices available to you 
regarding our use of your Personal Information and how you can access and update this information. 
This Policy is a legally binding agreement between you ("User", "you" or "your") and this Website operator 
("Operator", "we", "us" or "our"). By accessing and using the Website and Services, you acknowledge that 
you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. 
This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to individuals 
that we do not employ or manage.

Automatic collection of information

Our top priority is customer data security and, as such, we exercise the no logs policy. 
We may process only minimal user data, only as much as it is absolutely necessary to maintain the 
Website and Services. Information collected automatically is used only to identify potential cases of abuse 
and establish statistical information regarding the usage and traffic of the Website and Services. 
This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way that would identify any particular 
user of the system.

Collection of personal information

You can access and use the Website and Services without telling us who you are or revealing any 
information by which someone could identify you as a specific, identifiable individual. If, however, 
you wish to use some of the features on the Website, you may be asked to provide certain Personal 
Information (for example, your name and e-mail address). We receive and store any information you 
knowingly provide to us when you fill any online forms on the Website.Some of the information we collect 
is directly from you via the Website and Services. However, we may also collect Personal Information about 
you from other sources such as public databases and our joint marketing partners. You can choose not to 
provide us with your Personal Information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of some of the 
features on the Website. Users who are uncertain about what information is mandatory are welcome to contact us.

Use and processing of collected information

In order to make the Website and Services available to you, or to meet a legal obligation, we need to collect 
and use certain Personal Information. If you do not provide the information that we request, we may not be 
able to provide you with the requested products or services. Any of the information we collect from you may 
be used to help us run and operate the Website and Services.

Processing your Personal Information depends on how you interact with the Website and Services, where 
you are located in the world and if one of the following applies: (i) you have given your consent for one or 
more specific purposes; this, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Information is 
subject to European data protection law; (ii) provision of information is necessary for the performance of an 
agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof; (iii) processing is necessary for 
compliance with a legal obligation to which you are subject; (iv) processing is related to a task that is carried 
out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in us; (v) processing is necessary for the 
purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party.

 Note that under some legislations we may be allowed to process information until you object to such 
processing (by opting out), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases below. 
In any case, we will be happy to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular 
whether the provision of Personal Information is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement 
necessary to enter into a contract.

Disclosure of information

 The maintain the highest level of privacy and protecting your Personal Information to the full extent, we do not 
share your Personal Information with anyone and for any reason.

Retention of information

We will retain and use your Personal Information for the period necessary to comply with our legal obligations, 
resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. 
We may use any aggregated data derived from or incorporating your Personal Information after you update or 
delete it, but not in a manner that would identify you personally. Once the retention period expires, Personal 
Information shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and 
the right to data portability cannot be enforced after the expiration of the retention period.

The rights of users

You may exercise certain rights regarding your information processed by us. In particular, you have the right 
to do the following: (i) you have the right to withdraw consent where you have previously given your consent 
to the processing of your information; (ii) you have the right to object to the processing of your information 
if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent; (iii) you have the right to learn if information 
is being processed by us, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of 
the information undergoing processing; (iv) you have the right to verify the accuracy of your information and 
ask for it to be updated or corrected; (v) you have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the 
processing of your information, in which case, we will not process your information for any purpose other 
than storing it; (vi) you have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of your Personal 
Information from us; (vii) you have the right to receive your information in a structured, commonly used and 
machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any 
hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that your information is processed by automated means and 
that the processing is based on your consent, on a contract which you are part of or on pre-contractual 
obligations thereof.

Privacy of children

We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 18. If you are under 
the age of 18, please do not submit any Personal Information through the Website and Services. 
We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and to help enforce 
this Policy by instructing their children never to provide Personal Information through the Website and 
Services without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 18 has 
provided Personal Information to us through the Website and Services, please contact us. You must 
also be old enough to consent to the processing of your Personal Information in your country 
(in some countries we may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf).

Do Not Track signals

Some browsers incorporate a Do Not Track feature that signals to websites you visit that you do not want to 
have your online activity tracked. Tracking is not the same as using or collecting information in connection 
with a website. For these purposes, tracking refers to collecting personally identifiable information from 
consumers who use or visit a website or online service as they move across different websites over time. 
How browsers communicate the Do Not Track signal is not yet uniform. As a result, the Website and 
Services are not yet set up to interpret or respond to Do Not Track signals communicated by your browser. 
Even so, as described in more detail throughout this Policy, we limit our use and collection of your personal 

Email marketing

We offer electronic newsletters to which you may voluntarily subscribe at any time. We are committed to 
keeping your e-mail address confidential and will not disclose your email address to any third parties 
except as allowed in the information use and processing section. We will maintain the information sent via 
e-mail in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all e-mails sent from us will clearly state who the e-mail is from 
and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter 
or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by contacting us.

Links to other resources

The Website and Services contain links to other resources that are not owned or controlled by us. 
Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other resources or third 
parties. We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website and Services and to read the 
privacy statements of each and every resource that may collect Personal Information.

Information security

We secure information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected 
from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and 
physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure 
of Personal Information in its control and custody. However, no data transmission over the Internet or 
wireless network can be guaranteed. Therefore, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, 
you acknowledge that (i) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond 
our control; (ii) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged 
between you and the Website and Services cannot be guaranteed; and (iii) any such information 
and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party, despite best efforts.

Data breach

In the event we become aware that the security of the Website and Services has been compromised or 
users Personal Information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, 
including, but not limited to, security attacks or fraud, we reserve the right to take reasonably appropriate 
measures, including, but not limited to, investigation and reporting, as well as notification to and cooperation 
with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, we will make reasonable efforts to notify 
affected individuals if we believe that there is a reasonable risk of harm to the user as a result of the breach 
or if notice is otherwise required by law. When we do, we will post a notice on the Website.

Changes and amendments

We reserve the right to modify this Policy or its terms relating to the Website and Services from time to 
time in our discretion and will notify you of any material changes to the way in which we treat Personal 
Information. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We may also provide 
notice to you in other ways in our discretion, such as through contact information you have provided. Any 
updated version of this Policy will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Policy unless 
otherwise specified. Your continued use of the Website and Services after the effective date of the revised 
Policy (or such other act specified at that time) will constitute your consent to those changes. However, 
we will not, without your consent, use your Personal Information in a manner materially different than what 
was stated at the time your Personal Information was collected. Policy was created with 

Acceptance of this policy

You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. 
By accessing and using the Website and Services you agree to be bound by this Policy. 
If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to access or 
use the Website and Services.

Contacting us

If you would like to contact us to understand more about this Policy or wish to contact us concerning 
any matter relating to individual rights and your Personal Information, you may send an email to 

This document was last updated on August 11, 2020
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