JRNL recognizes that privacy is important. This Policy applies to all of the services offered by JRNL Inc., or its affiliated companies (collectively, JRNL's "services").
If you have any questions about this Policy, please feel free to contact us through our website or write to us at:
c/o JRNL Inc.
7437 S. Eastern, #264
Las Vegas, NV, 89123 USA
Information you share with JRNL is used for internal business purposes only. JRNL is not in the business of selling information about you. This notice tells you what information we collect, steps we take to protect and secure it, how we use and share the information, and finally, how you can access that information or contact us with questions or concerns.
Information We Gather
JRNL collects personal information you provide when you register with JRNL and use the services found on www.JRNL.com, or by downloading any JRNL Web or Mobile App (collectively, the "Service").
JRNL automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request.
How we use IP Address Information
JRNL may occasionally obtain IP addresses from users depending upon how you access the service. IP addresses, browser and session information may be used for various purposes, including:
- Diagnosing and preventing service or technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP address(es) controlled by a specific Web company or ISP.
- Estimating the total number of users visiting JRNL from specific geographic regions.
- Helping determine which users have access privileges to certain content or services that we offer.
- Monitoring and preventing fraud and abuse.
- Delivering more relevant advertisements to you.
JRNL uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including:
- Requiring you to re-enter your JRNL password after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against unauthorized access to your journal.
- Keeping track of preferences you specify while you are using JRNL's services.
- Estimating and reporting our total audience size and traffic.
- Conducting research to improve JRNL's content and services.
How We Use, Share and Disclose Information We Collect
JRNL does not share personal information we learn about you from your use of the Services with others except as described in this policy. We do not share your information with unrelated third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
It is important to note that JRNL, along with its shareholders, staff, divisions, subsidiaries, and any affiliated entities are likewise bound by this policy, and the use of any personal information gathered through use of the Services is accordingly protected by the terms herein.
JRNL may, however, display targeted advertisements based on personally non-identifiable information (such as browser type and IP address) and/or personal selection (See the Section entitled "Third Party Advertising" below for more information on how your information is shared with advertisers).
JRNL may use your personal information where it is necessary for us to complete a transaction, to operate or improve JRNL and related products and services, to do something that you have asked us to do, or tell you of products and services that we think may be of interest.
JRNL may use your email address for service enhancements or to contact you with required email messages about the Service.
Where you are contacted with an offer or service based on information you have shared with JRNL, we will do our best to provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving such further communications at the time you are contacted.
Disclosing Personally Identifiable Information
In the course of operating our business it may be necessary or appropriate for us to provide access to your personal information to others such as our service providers, contractors and select vendors so that we can operate the Service and our business. Where practical, we seek to obtain confidentiality agreements that are consistent with this policy and that limit others' use or disclosure of the information you have shared.
We may transfer personal information to certain advertising partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
We may share your personal information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims, if in our judgment, disclosure is required or appropriate in such circumstances.
If there is ever a change to how JRNL uses or intends to use personal information, we will post that change to this policy and, if the new policy is materially less restrictive than this policy, we will seek your consent.
Third Party Advertising
JRNL does not share any personally identifiable information with advertisers. JRNL may share general demographic information (such as information about members' aggregate interests and occupations) and non-personally identifiable information (such as browser type and IP addresses) with advertisers and partners. JRNL will never give advertisers access to your private personal account information (such as email address or username). However, by selecting, interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
Remarketing with Google AdSense & Other External Ad Networks
JRNL makes use of Remarketing with Google AdSense. As part of this service we, along with third-party vendors such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Confidentiality and Security
No data transmissions over the Internet or via wireless networks can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make efforts to ensure security on our systems.
We use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.
Your JRNL Accounts and Related Information are Password Protected.
In certain areas, JRNL uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.
If JRNL learns of a security systems breach we will notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps, however, we will never ask you to submit additional personal information or to verify the status of or information related to your account in any electronic communication email. By using this web site or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of this site. JRNL may post a notice on our web site if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view the JRNL.com web site. JRNL may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances, however, we will never ask you to submit additional personal information or to verify the status of or information related to your account in any such email.
Changing your Preferences and Personal Information
We are happy to help you edit your JRNL Account Profile at any time. The account profile information provided by you is required for operation of your JRNL account. Should you choose to discontinue using your JRNL account, please visit helpdesk.jrnl.com to get help deleting your JRNL account; however, please note that some personal information, primarily your contact information, may remain in JRNL's records to the extent necessary to protect JRNL's legal interests or document compliance with regulatory requirements.