1. Information Identifying an Individual: We collect information that can be used to identify you as an individual only when you provide such information directly to us in connection with the Service. This information shall include but not be limited to, the user's first name and last name, mobile number, email address, birth date, Zip code, information available on user's social media platforms, etc.
Information provided by user directly: In order to use our services, we do not insist upon Users to provide us Information that helps to identify them. However, unless specified otherwise by the User, should the User chose to provide us with such identifiable information, we reserve the right to publish the same. We reserve the right to retain the contents of any messages you send to us or through the Service, and we may collect information you provide in User Content that you post to the Service. If you sign up for our email newsletter, we will collect your email address.
Information received in respect of a User: We also reserve the right to receive information about you from third parties and use such information to communicate with you. We reserve the right to use such information that identifies you to send you emails that we believe will be of interest to you.
This forum is intended only for persons who believe they will benefit personally or professionally from publication of their content without compensation. You acknowledge that you are not entitled to compensation or reimbursement of any kind for your content or any of your activities related to your content and that we may benefit commercially from your content, including by attracting advertising to Tape A Tale, by increasing the value of Tape A Tale, and in other ways.
You agree that no confidential relationship or obligation of secrecy is established between you and us with respect to your Content. You irrevocably agree not to assert any claim of idea appropriation, misappropriation, or any other similar claims of any kind with respect to your Content.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to (a) edit your Content, (b) supplement or co-mingle your Content with our trade names, trademarks, and service marks and with content provided by us or by third parties, (c) remove your Content from Tape A Tale, and (d) benefit commercially from your Content.
3. Right to share your information:
Tape A Tale reserves the exclusive right to share your information. If you wish to keep your identity protected, please advise us at the time of submission of the story through whatsapp or email, as the case may be. If your Content is published anonymously, we make no guarantee that your identity will remain anonymous and we disclaim any responsibility for the intentional or unintentional disclosure of your identity.
In exchange for our providing you with this platform for expression and with potential exposure to Tape A Tale readers, which you agree is valuable consideration, you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, publish, reproduce, modify, adapt, license, sublicense, distribute, sell, perform, translate, and display your Content (including any drawings, images, sounds, video recordings, or other data embedded in your Content and including adaptations or derivative works based on your Content) for any purpose, in any language, and in any manner or medium (now existing or hereafter developed) (the “Rights”). All Rights granted to us pursuant to this Agreement are irrevocable and vest immediately upon publication of your Content on Tape A Tale. You retain ownership of the copyright in your Content, subject to the rights granted to us in this Agreement. If you decide to republish your Content elsewhere, you agree to include the following disclosure: “Previously published by Tape A Tale on www.tapeatale.com.”
We reserve the right to share Identifiable Information with third-party providers for the purpose of providing the Service to you (i.e., email providers, server providers, etc.).
Obligation to share information: Tape A Tale will disclose Identifiable Information where required to do so by law or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Tape A Tale, our Users, or others.
Other Information: We may share information obtained through tools such as cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data and clear gifs (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) and any other information so obtained in any manner permitted; and if so required with our third-party business partners.
Tape A Tale shall not legally or even otherwise be responsible for any acts, omissions, actions carried out by any person in response to or in connection with or in reliance of the information collected and/or published on the Tape A Tale platform. Tape A Tale only acts as a platform providing information submitted by its Users and shall not be held liable for the information in any manner whatsoever merely because such information has been published on the Tape A Tale platform. User's agree and accept that Tape A Tale is not required to assess the veracity of the information submitted to it and is under no legal obligation to employ any means to assess the veracity of the information submitted to it. Tape A Tale is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party. While Tape A Tale shall use commercially reasonable safeguards in respect of the information collected through the Service, Tape A Tale shall not be responsible for the use or mi-use of the information provided through the Service by any person. You understand that Tape a Tale receives significant traffic and is accessible to anyone on the Internet. You should not provide us with any Content that is private, infringing of someone else’s intellectual property rights, or defamatory. Anything posted on Tape a Tale will be available to anyone on the Internet. You are solely responsible for any legal or other repercussions that occur as a result of your Content posted on Tape A Tale. We assume no responsibility or liability which may arise from your Content. We are under no obligation to modify or delete your Content once it is posted on Tape A Tale, but reserve the right to do so in our sole discretion.
4. Contacting us: