Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Firetext collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the firetext.me website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the site and all products and services offered by Firetext.  It is Firetext’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and otherwise make use of personal information. We have outlined our privacy policy below.
 
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, register on the site place an order fill out a form respond to a survey subscribe to the newsletter and relating to other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number and credit card information. Users may however visit our site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site related activities.
 
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
 
 Web browser cookies
Our site may use “cookies” to enhance user experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the site may not function properly.
 
How we use collected information
Firetext collects and uses user’s personal information for the following purposes:
  1. To improve customer service.
  2. Your information helps us to respond to your customer service requests and support needs more effectively.
  3. To personalize user experience.
  4. We may use information collected to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site.
  5. To improve our site.
  6. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  7. To process transactions.
  8. We may use the information users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  9. To administer a content, promotion, survey, or other site feature.
  10. To send users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  11. To share your information with third parties.
  12. We may share or sell information with third parties for marketing or other purposes.
  13. To send periodic emails.
 
The email address users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If user decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product, or service information, etc. If at any time the user would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or user may contact us via our site.

 

How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.  Sensitive and private data exchange between the site and its users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
 
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
 
Payment Information
When a customer purchases a product from our website payment they are processed through Firetext payment gateway or through a custom third-party payment gateway with PayPal or Stripe.  For the purposes of billing subscription fees are processed through Firetext payment gateway, we may request your credit card and certain contact information, such as a billing address. We retain credit card numbers internally solely for the purpose of processing subscription fees, and protect such information through SSL encryption technology. Payments processed by third parties like PayPal and Stripe are subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of those payment gateways and are not accessible or controlled by Firetext.
 
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website\’s own terms and policies.
 
Advertising
Ads appearing on our site 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 non-personal identification 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 does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.
 
Social Media Platforms
 Communication, engagement, and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.  Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate or engage upon them with due care and caution regarding their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.  This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
 
Shortened Links in Social Media
 This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy URL’s.  Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened URL’s published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URL’s are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
 
Log Files
Like many other web sites, firetext.me makes use of log files. These files merely log visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting service’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
 
Google AdSense
Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google\’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non-personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at Google Privacy Ads
 
Email Newsletter
This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.  No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies or people outside of the company that operates this website. Email marketing campaigns published by this website or it’s owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates, and frequency of activity.  This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.  Subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign.
 
Changes to this privacy policy
Firetext has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, post a notification on the main page of our site, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page, send you an email. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.
 
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Cookie Policy

Firetext (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on the firetext.me website (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies. Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we collaborate with use cookies, how we may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.
 
What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.  Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
 
How Firetext uses cookies
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
A visit to a page on Firetext website may generate the following types of cookie:
  1. site performance cookies
  2. Anonymous analytics cookies
  3. Registration cookies
  4. Other third-party cookies
 
Site performance cookies:
This type of cookie is used to ensure you have the best possible experience on Firetext by:
  • keeping your user session connected to the same web server for as long as possible
  • remembering any essential site preferences
 
Anonymous analytics cookies:
Every time a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie.  These cookies can tell us whether you have visited the site before.  Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies, and if you don’t, we generate new ones.
This allows us to track how many individual unique users we have, and how often they visit the site. Unless you are signed in to Firetext, these cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; they are used for statistical purposes only. If you are logged in, we will also know the details you gave to us for this, such as username and email address.
 
Registration cookies:
When you register with Firetext, we generate cookies that signal whether you are signed in or not.
Our servers use these cookies to work out which account you are signed in with, and if you are allowed access to a particular service.  It also allows us to associate orders, etc. with your user account.  If you have not selected ‘Remember me,’ your cookies get deleted when you either close your browser or shut down your computer.
 
Other third party cookies:
On some pages of Firetext, third parties may also set their own anonymous cookies, for the purposes of tracking the success of their application, or customizing the application for you. Because of how cookies work, Firetext cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used by Firetext.
For example, when you share an article using a social media sharing button on Firetext, the social network that has created the button will record that you have done this.
 
What are your choices regarding cookies
If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.  Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: Google Chrome Support
For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft: Microsoft IE Support
For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla: Mozilla Firefox Support
For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple: Apple Safari Support
For any other web browser, please visit your web browser’s official web pages.
Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
All About Cookies
Network Advertising
Support