Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how “Author Assists” or “Cosmic Strands LLC” uses and protects any information that you give “Author Assists” or “Cosmic Strands LLC” when you use this website.

“Author Assists” or “Cosmic Strands LLC” is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The term “Author Assists” or “Cosmic Strands LLC” or “us” or “we” or “our” refers to the US company Cosmic Strands LLC as the owner of the website “authorassists.com” whose registered office is 913 N Market Street, Suite 200, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, USA. Cosmic Strands LLC is registered with the Delaware State government.

The term “content,” ‘document,” “text,” or “job” refers to any written material you send to Author Assists for editing.

We may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are apprised and satisfied with any changes. This policy is effective from June 20, 2018.

1. What we collect

• Name • Contact information (e-mail address) • Company name (if applicable) • VAT number (if applicable) • Credit/debit card information • Order information (text and documents uploaded for editing) • Brief to editor • Communication with the editor

“Brief to editor” is visible to all editors. As a client, you should therefore exercise caution when entering this information. Clients’ content uploaded for editing is visible only to the copy editor who accepts the job.

2. Google user data

Author Assists’ use of Google user data is limited to:

• User authentication through Firebase • User authentication through Google Plus • Access to user’s Google Drive in order to share and submit Google Documents for editing • User authorization to edit Google Documents shared on Google Drive.

Author Assists collects and stores:

• User’s e-mail address
• User’s permission to access Google Drive
• User’s permission to edit Google Drive documents.

3. Cookies

A cookie is a small file that, with your permission, is placed on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies help analyze web traffic or let you know when you visit a particular site. They allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, and their operations can then be tailored to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to improve its website’s design and as a source of information for advertisers.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better service. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better service. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

4. Your account

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online. You can maintain, update, modify, or remove any personal information from your account after signing in.

5. Data protection

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, since the transmission of data or information over the internet or other publicly accessible networks is not secure, and is subject to possible loss, we do not accept any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may incur as a result of transmissions to and from us.

Although we take all commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard the privacy of the information you provide us and treat such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, under no circumstances will the information you provide to us be deemed confidential, create any fiduciary obligations to you on our part, or result in any liability to you on our part in the event that such information is inadvertently released by us or accessed by third parties without our consent.

“Author Assists” or “Cosmic Strands LLC” and its Directors and Agents will not be liable in respect of any claims or proceedings which arise out of the use or dissemination of personal information relating to you, as set out in this Privacy Policy.

6. Governing law and venue

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of United States of America.

Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this agreement, including any disputes regarding its existence, validity, or termination, will be settled by the courts of United States of America in accordance with the court procedure adopted by courts of United States of America and in force at the time when such proceedings are commenced.

7. Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, contact us at legal@authorassists.com



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