ASTIGTXT PRIVACY STATEMENT

Welcome to Astigtxt, your window to the social word. Through our community system you can send unlimited free text messages and will earn your daily dosage of new and interesting news and stories from all around the globe. This system also gives you a chance to join a community where conversation on important issues is encouraged. It is our dream to make your voices be heard, share your intelligent opinions and make them keys for social development.

The Astigtxt community aims to build bridges not only in our network but also with advocacy groups, organizations, college and universities and others whom we share the same humble advocacy of strengthening bond through the social media. This community system is both online (in the digital world) and on the ground (in the real world).

Always remember, when you sign up with Astigtxt, you may be required to supply us with primary information we can use to contact you. Please feel rest assured that the information you would give us would be treated with deep trust and utmost confidentiality. Any of the personal information we request from you will only be shared with your agreement and consent.

Here are some things you need to note about our privacy policy:

  • You are not required to give us any personal information to read news and story items, but you may be requested to log on to our community system either through your Astigtxt account, or by using social network account of your choice if you would like to join a certain conversation, take part in a survey, or comment on a news or a story.
  • Also, our community encourages readers to identify themselves when they post comments and reactions on stories and news. This is done to encourage intelligent and sensible conversation on relevant topics.
  • If you share any of our content on facebook, twitter or other social networking sites, or use your account on these networks to log on to our system, you may be asked to access certain information from your profile. But please feel assured that this will always be done in compliance with the privacy policies of these sites and services.
  • Sharing information about yourself through your Astigtxt profile helps us serve you better and provide your needs faster. Rest assured that it will always be up to you to decide which and how much information is published about you. You shall personally set your own privacy settings.
  • When need arises, we use tracking methods to protect site from abuse and to ensure best site performance, as well as to track inputs through uses- engagement mechanisms. This process may involve depositing of “cookies” on your computer. Using data inputted through uses- engagement mechanisms and renders then usually.
  • For some time, we may share aggregated data and uses- engagement metrics to parties like analysts and advertises. However, such data will not reflect personally identifiable information. As promised, we will not share your personal information without your consent.
  • We will be doing our very best to protect and safeguard your privacy, but it should be made clear that transmitting data over the internet is never a hundred percent secure. You are encouraged to assume greatest responsibility for keeping your personal data like password and uses credentials.
  • We may use cookies (a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive) that enables us to collect information which pages you find useful and which you do not. 
    Cookies are also needed for login and registration. astigtxt.biz and other third parties such as our advertisers may also use cookies to serve ads to you based on your visit to our website. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. To opt out of Google’s use of cookies, please visit Google ad and content network privacy policy. Third party advertisers on the site may also place or read cookies on your browser. However, if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas on the site. 
    You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our website as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
    Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.
  • We also use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer’s hard drive when you are browsing this website using DoubleClick advertising such as Google Adsense advertisements. This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (“interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history. DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your bank account numbers or credit card numbers and etc. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all websites using this advertising by visiting http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/.

For any questions or concerns about Astigtxt privacy statement, you may contact us at info@astigtxt.biz

 

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