Privacy Policy for Worldhoppers Guild & Ryan D. Meier

Updated 4/21/2021

Protecting your privacy is our priority. This privacy policy applies to Worldhoppers Guild (https://www.worldhoppersguild.com) and Ryan D. Meier (https://www.ryandmeier.com) and governs data collection and usage. By using the Worldhoppers Guild website and subscribing to our newsletter, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services. These may include: a) registering an account; b) entering a giveaway sponsored by Worldhoppers Guild, ryandmeier.com, or our partners; c) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services; d) the voluntary submission to a poll or questionnaire.

To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information

Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the services you have requested. We may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products of services available from Worldhoppers Guild, ryandmeier.com, and its affiliates.

Sharing information with Third Parties

Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com does not sell, rent, or lease its customer list(s) to any third parties.

We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) will not be transferred to the third party. You will only receive communications from Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com.

Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Worldhoppers Guild, ryandmeier.com, or the site; b) protect and defend the rights or property of Worldhoppers Guild, ryandmeier.com; and/or c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Worldhoppers Guild, ryandmeier.com, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior

Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within both websites. We use this information to determine what Worldhoppers Guild and Ryan D. Meier services are the most popular. In efforts to provide the best possible content and experience, we analyze that data to make business decisions.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality, and to provide statistics regarding the use of the website(s).

Children Under Thirteen

Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com are fully compliant with COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) and do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian’s permission to use the website(s).

Appropriate Content

Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com is a site that strives to provide readers access to as many differing types of fantasy as possible – fantasy writing is an art and should be treated as so. We try to maintain content that is appropriate for all audiences but will not be responsible for offensive content.

We do not screen everything we share. Opinions provided by affiliates and partners do not reflect the opinions held by Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com. It is possible that included content – and artwork / book covers – may not be appropriate for users under the age of 18. You must be at least 18 years old to use the services of the site.

Trademarks

All graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names included in or made available through Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com are trademarks or trade dress of Worldhoppers Guild and Ryan D. Meier in the U.S. and other countries. Those trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com. All other trademarks not owned by us that appear in any services are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com

Third-Party Links

We include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Limitation Of Liability

Use of our service and the site is at your own risk. In no event will we or our affiliates be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages in connection with these terms, whether or not such damages were foreseeable and even if we were advised that such damages were likely or possible. In no event will our aggregate liability to you for any and all claims arising in connection with these terms exceed one dollar (U.S. $1.00). You acknowledge that this limitation of liability is an essential term between you and us relating to the provision of the site and the service to you, and we would not provide the site or service to you without this limitation.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and, at our option, defend our company (including our affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third-party information providers) from and against all damages liabilities, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms.

Termination

We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Changes to this Statement

Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website, and/or by updating any privacy policy information. Your continued use of the website and/or services available after such modifications will constitute your: a) acknowledgment of the modified privacy policy; and b) agreement to abide and be bound by that policy.

Opt Out

You have the right to opt out of any communications you have with Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com. Please follow the unsubscribe list at the bottom of any of our emails or contact us directly using the information below.

Administrative Removal

Worldhoppers Guild and Ryan D. Meier reserves the right to remove any user from our mailing list without notice. We do occasionally review our email list and remove inactive users. If you wish to rejoin the mailing list after being removed, please continue on to our signup form.

Giveaway Terms & Condition

Any person subscribed to the Worldhoppers Guild newsletter is eligible for the website’s monthly giveaways. Winners will be picked at random, the drawing occurring at the beginning of each month. Subscribers are only eligible to win a grand prize once over the course of 12 months. Immediate family & friends are excluded.

Worldhoppers Guild reserves the right to cancel giveaways at any time, without notice.  

Contact Information

Worldhoppers Guild and ryandmeier.com welcomes your questions, comments, and concerns regarding our privacy policy. If you believe we are not adhering to this statement, please contact us:

Worldhoppers Guild

readers@worldhoppersguild.com