Privacy Policy

TOUCHEDBYTHEHANDOFGOD.COM , ISITODDORISITGOD.COM and OMGSTORIES.COM

I. TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We request only the information needed to receive your story, verify content, attribute authorship, resolve an open issue, confirm your shipment address for a sweepstakes prize, &/or to contact you regarding the aforementioned. This would include your full name, e-mail address, phone number and, possibly, mailing address.

In general, you can visit our Web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Some computer, Internet, and automatic information may be collected when you visit or interact with TOUCHEDBYTHEHANDOFGOD.COM and/or 
ISITODDORISITGOD.COM and/or OMGSTORIES.COM, simply by virtue of using a computer or other forms of Internet communication. Examples of such information are your IP (Internet Protocol) address, your computer's browser type, operating system, your click-stream URLs (Uniform Resource Locators) leading to and from our site, URLs and pages visited while at our Web site. When we receive an e-mail from you, we will also receive your return e-mail address. We may track the IP address from which people visit us and analyze this data for guidance that can help us improve our site; however, individual users will remain anonymous, unless you voluntarily tell us who you are.

We don't sell, rent, or give your personal information to unrelated third parties.

We use a trusted third party to run our virtual store. When you browse or shop there, their privacy policy will apply. See Section II, below, for more information.

II. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Gathering and attributing stories.
We obtain limited contact information from people who submit stories to our Web site. We require this information in order to confirm that a submission has been received and in case we need to contact you in order to verify or clarify the content of the story or about people mentioned in the story. Should your story be used on our Web site or other form of publication, we will attribute it using your first name and the initial of your last name only, along with your city and state. No other information will be included.

Sending e-mail updates.
Occasionally, TOUCHEDBYTHEHANDOFGOD.COM
and/or  ISITODDORISITGOD.COM and/or OMGSTORIES.COM will send e-mail updates or announcements to those who have provided their contact information by submitting stories or otherwise communicating with us. Should you wish to be removed from future e-mailings, you can use the Contact Us link on this site or reply to the sender of the e-mail.

Entering a sweepstakes &/or prize fulfillment.
We may run contests on our site in which we ask entrants for contact information (such as their e-mail address &/or phone number). This contact information is also used to contact the entrant when necessary, such as obtaining an address to ship a prize.

Using our shop.
We use a trusted third party, silkfair.com, to host the Web pages for the shop for our site and process the e-commerce transactions. When you browse or make purchases from our shop, silkfair.com will collect the information necessary to process your transaction and ship your order. By visiting or purchasing from our shop, you accept the privacy policy of silkfair.com, which is posted on their site.

Other.
We may release personal and account information to others when we believe it necessary to comply with law enforcement or to protect the rights, property, or safety of TOUCHEDBYTHEHANDOFGOD.COM
and/or  ISITODDORISITGOD.COM and/or OMGSTORIES.COM, our site visitors, contributors or others.

We may track the IP address from which people visit us and analyze this data for guidance that can help us improve our site; however, individual users will remain anonymous, unless you voluntarily tell us who you are.

Cookies.
The use of cookies is standard in the Internet industry. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your computer's Web browser from a Web site's server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookie technology and software logs enable us to know our total audience size and traffic, study how visitors use our site and consider how we can improve our offerings. None of the information we gather in this way can be used to identify any individual who visits the site.

III. HOW WE DON’T USE YOUR INFORMATION

We will not share, sell, or rent any of your personal information for any purpose other than specified in Section II, above, unless ordered by a court of law or deemed necessary in order to protect the rights, property or safety of TOUCHEDBYTHEHANDOFGOD.COM
and/or ISITODDORISITGOD.COM and/or OMGSTORIES.COM, our site visitors, contributors or others. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes specified in Section II, above.

IV. NOTICE ABOUT ONLINE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

Third Parties.
We have no control over the privacy policies of our advertisers or other third parties that may have Web sites linked to our site. If you click on an advertisement or link, the privacy policies and information collection practices of the Web site that you link to will apply. We assume no responsibility or liability for the actions of such third parties with respect to their use of your information or otherwise. You should always be aware of and comfortable with the privacy policies of any third-party Web sites you link to and before disclosing any personal information on such site.

No Absolute Safeguards.
Although we will use reasonable efforts to safeguard the privacy of your information, transmissions on the Internet are never absolutely secure. Accordingly, we assume no responsibility or liability for disclosure of any of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access or other causes beyond our reasonable control.

V. ACCEPTANCE OF PRIVACY POLICY

By using the Site, you are accepting the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, and we will have the right to use your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to have your information used in any of the ways described in this Privacy Policy, you must discontinue use of the Site. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of the Site after we either personally notify you or post such changes on the Site constitutes your acceptance of those changes.










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