This site contains all of Fountain Ink's articles and photo stories published since our launch in November 2011. At this time, however, the site contains only limited number of photographs for articles older than January 2016. The process of migration is ongoing, and we will notify you once it is complete.
You should read this policy before using the Site. By using or accessing the Site, or any part of it, you agree and acknowledge that you have read and understood the policy and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described in this policy. You should not use or access the Site, or any part of it, if you do not agree with any portion of this policy.
Personal identification information
Fountain Ink may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, place an order, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, mailing address, phone number, credit card information and other demographic details. 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.
Fountain Ink also tracks User behaviour on the website using Google Analytics. The information collected includes IP addresses, browser and operating system details, and pages visited by a user on the website. The user authorises us to use it in accordance with the terms of this policy.
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How we use collected information
Fountain Ink may collect and use a User’s personal information for the following purposes:
– To process payments: 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.
– To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to respond to inquiries, questions and/or other requests, newsletters, offers, etc.
How we protect your information
Fountain Ink adopts appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of information collected by us. We follow well defined protocols to protect information in our custody.
Sharing your personal information
Fountain Ink does not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to third parties. 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, provided they maintain data protection practices that follow international standards for the same.
Disclosure to Government
Fountain Ink is bound by the laws that require us to share information collected by Users with the Government or its notified agencies. No information will be shared by the Government or its agencies unless it is demanded in format prescribed by the rules and laws governing the same. No information, other than which is specifically asked in accordance with law will be shared by us.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. 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.
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