Privacy Policy

NatureWriting has a firm commitment to your privacy and Internet privacy.

You can visit NatureWriting without revealing any personal information. NatureWriting is a WordPress site. WordPress is a website creation tool and content management system. WordPress requires the use of cookies to work properly. NatureWriting collects general information about website use such as the web browsers and types of devices used to view the site, the posts viewed, and how many posts are viewed during each visit. This information is used to generate statistics and measure site use. NatureWriting uses Google analytics to collect this data. Google analytics uses cookies. No personally identifiable information about individuals is collected during this data gathering.

When you register with NatureWriting, the information you provide is stored in a database index. Registration allows you to make comments on NatureWriting. Registration is also the way the site indexes writers. This database is only accessible to the editor and web manager of NatureWriting. You may edit or remove your registration profile at any time. All information provided on the Submission form is stored in text files. Your name and email address are only used to contact you about your submission or the website. NatureWriting does not sell or otherwise disclose user information. The site does not exchange information with other publications, organizations, or individuals.

NatureWriting uses the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google Inc. (Google). This plugin checks if you are a person in order to prevent certain website functions from being abused by spam bots. The IP address provided by reCaptcha from your browser shall not be merged with any other data from Google. This plugin query includes the sending of the IP address and possibly other data required by Google for the Google reCAPTCHA service. For this purpose your input will be communicated to and used by Google. However, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area and is, as such, anonymized.This data collection is subject to the data protection regulations of Google (Google Inc.). For more information about Google’s privacy policy, please visit their privacy policy page. By using the reCAPTCHA service, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google.

NatureWriting uses security software to protect your information and writing on the site. These security features do not collect any personally identifiable information about individuals.

The writing on the site is the intellectual property of the individual author. The author retains all rights. All writing and photos on the site are copyrighted by the authors and photographers. You may not take writing or photos from the site to use in any way without written permission from the author.

Authors may request their work to be removed from the site at any time for any reason. Effort is made by the editor to ensure that the person submitting the writing is the author. If it is found that an author has misrepresented work as being original, the work will be removed from the site.