- visit our website
- register your child(ren) in our program/workshops
- join the Pen-Stars™ series as a writer or an illustrator
- upload your stories on our website
- purchase books or other items on our website
- contact us
Obtaining your information
When you upload your story on our site or purchase something from our store, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address, and email address.
We run Google analytics on our site. So, when you browse our store, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address to keep a track of who visits our site, what pages you hit, how well our products sell and so on, and to learn about your browser and operating system.
Using your information
We use your personal information to:
- administer the website
- publish your work on the website
- send you the Certificate of Participation for participating in The Pen-Stars seriesor Certi
- send you a personal message regarding a significant change in the site that they should know about
- send to you the products you purchase
- send to you statements and invoices
- send you marketing communications.
The Pen-Stars will receive automated messages to notify them about the receipt of the stories they upload on the site.
Age of Consent
By using this site, you confirm that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
We will only disclose your information to third parties with your written consent or where we are required to do so by law.
International data transfers
Additionally, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world. By using this website, you agree to such international transfers of personal information.
This website contains links to other websites such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand how your personal information will be handled by these providers. The Pen-StarsTM series is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.
The Pen-StarsTM series will take all reasonable organizational, technical, and physical measures to safeguard your personally identifiable information in its possession against loss, theft, unauthorized use or alteration of your information. While We implement the above security measures on the Website, you should be aware that 100% security is not always possible. As a result, while We strive to protect a visitor’s personally identifiable information, We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to Us or from Our online products or services, and a user does so at his/her own risk.
We reserve the right to modify the policy, any time, without any notification to our users. We recommend that you visit this page frequently to stay updated on the policy changes.
If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to update your personal information, please use the contact us form or send us an email at NarayanP@thepenstars.com. We will get back to you in 24-48 hours.
The Pen-Stars Series
P.O. Box 323,
Norwalk, CT 06852