Privacy Policy


Novelistaan is committed to protecting the privacy of our users and providing a safe and secure online experience. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we collect from users of our website,, how we use and protect this information, and the choices available to users regarding our use of their information.

Information Collection and Use:

  1. Personal Information: When you leave comments on the Novelistaan website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, including your name, email address, and website. Additionally, we collect your IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.
  2. Cookies: When you leave a comment on the Novelistaan website, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
  3. Media: If you upload images to the Novelistaan website, please be aware that they may contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can download and extract this location data from images.
  4. Embedded Content from Other Websites: Our website may include embedded content from other websites, such as videos, images, articles, etc. These websites may collect information about you, use cookies, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content.

Information Sharing and Disclosure:

  1. Service Providers: We may share your information with service providers who help us provide the Novelistaan website and services. These providers are bound by confidentiality agreements and are only permitted to use your information in accordance with our instructions.
  2. Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, to protect and defend our rights and property, or to protect the safety of our users.

Data Retention:

  1. Comments: If you leave a comment on the Novelistaan website, the comment and its metadata will be retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
  2. User Profiles: For users who register on the Novelistaan website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except their username. Website administrators can also see and edit this information.

Your Rights:

  1. Access to Your Information: If you have an account on the Novelistaan website or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
  2. Deletion of Your Information: You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Information Security:

Novelistaan is committed to protecting the security of your information. We use appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data.

Changes to This Privacy Policy:

Novelistaan may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website. Your continued use of the Novelistaan website following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at: [].