PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: 12 May 2024

Scientific Romance is an independent media and entertainment company that creates and publishes literature, motion pictures, video games, merchandise, and more.

Scientific Romance LLC
Mississippi, United States
wonder@scientificromance.net

This privacy policy for Scientific Romance LLC (“we,” “us,” or “our”) describes how and why we might collect, store, use, and/or share your information when you use our services, such as when you:

  • Visit www.scientificromance.net or any website of ours that links to this privacy notice.
  • Interact with us in other related ways, including sales, marketing, or events.

If you have questions about Scientific Romance or this privacy policy, please email us at wonder@scientificromance.net. If you disagree with our policies and practices, please do not use any of our services.

1.0 – INFORMATION TYPES

For clarity purposes, Scientific Romance identifies three distinct types of personal information:

ANONYMOUS TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION

Some information, such as your IP address, browser, and device characteristics, is automatically and anonymously collected when you visit us. This information does not reveal your specific identity. Much of this information collection is integral to how this site and the internet at large functions. But, there are ways to block and opt-out of this through your internet browser. This is the primary type of information collected and utilized by our services and is used to track traffic on the website.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may voluntarily provide personal information to obtain information about us or our products and services when you participate in activities related to our services or when you contact us. Personal information includes Names, Phone numbers, email addresses, contact preferences, billing addresses, mailing addresses, and debit/ credit card numbers. This information can only be supplied to us by you. This information will only be used in order for us to provide you with a specifically requested service. This can be as simple as a name and e-mail address to make comments or subscribe to our newsletter. More detailed information such as mailing/ billing address or credit/ debit card information will only be collected when and if we you have purchased a product or service from us.

SENSITIVE INFORMATION

Scientific Romance does NOT knowingly gather sensitive information, such as your social security number, driver’s license number, race, ethnicity, health metrics, political associations, or criminal background details. We do not ask for it, and we do not retain it in any way to our knowledge.

2.0 – Collected Information

2.1 – Unregistered users

When you visit and view the website as an unregistered user, our site automatically collects data on how users visit this site, such as your IP address, general location (your location by continent), browser, browser language, operating system, device identifiers, and cookies. The website can use this information to identify your device for anonymous activity information and analytics; however, none of your personal information is captured or stored as an unregistered user.

COOKIES

This website uses cookies to enhance functionality. Cookies are small data files stored on your browser or device. They may be served by the entity that operates the website you are visiting (“first-party cookies”) or by other companies (“third-party cookies”).

You may disable cookies in your web browser, but this may limit your ability to access Scientific Romance’s websites or services.

If you wish to leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies (becoming a registered user). These are for your convenience, so you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. When you close your browser, it discards this temporary cookie and does not retain any personal data.

When you log in, we will set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, and screen options cookies last a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. When you close your browser, it discards this temporary cookie and does not retain any personal data.

WHERE IS YOUR DATA SENT

An automated spam detection service checks through visitors’ comments.

HOW LONG IS COLLECTED DATA STORED

If you leave a comment without creating an account, the system indefinitely retains the comment and its metadata. This retention allows us to automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

2.2 – registered users

When you register to use our website services, such as commenting or subscribing to a newsletter, we will ask you to supply your name, username, and email address. When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam.

An anonymized string created from your email address (called a “hash”) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

3.2.1 – MEDIA

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

3.2.2 – SOCIAL MEDIA

If you’ve linked your registered account to a social media account, we also collect information provided by the social media company. Depending on your social media network, this can include your username, name, email address, friends list, and more. In addition, demographic data is collected when users interact with this site using a social media account and subject to the social media networks privacy policies.

3.2.3 – WHERE IS YOUR DATA SENT

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

3.2.4 – WHERE IS COLLECTED INFORMATION USED

We only use your personal information to help you utilize the services on www.scientificromance.net and its affiliate websites. These services include:

    • Creating and maintaining an account
    • Contacting you regarding responses to comments (you can opt-out of this in your profile)
    • Evaluating usage analytics to improve engagement with this website
    • Subscribing to a Newsletter

3.2.5 – HOW LONG IS COLLECTED INFORMATION STORED

If you maintain an account with Scientific Romance or its affiliates, your limited personal information will remain in our database. We also store the personal information provided by users who register on our website (if any) in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

2.3 – Newsletter Subscribers

At your request and by your consent Scientific Romance provides a monthly newsletter. By providing your first name, last name, and e-mail address you can receive this newsletter. We try to limit communications to once a month barring any special offers or announcements. If you are a registered user of the website you will automatically receive this newsletter.

If you wish to unsubscribe from this newsletter please use the unsubscribe link found in the latest distribution. This is an automated process. If undesired communications persist, please contact us at wonder@scientificromance.net and we will manually remove you from our mailing list.

4.0 – Embedded Content

Pages and articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves like the visitor visited the originating website.

If you have an account with and are logged into these other websites, they may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content. As a result you are subject to their privacy policies.

5.0 – WHO Is Your Information Shared With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

6.0 – What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you provided.

You have the right to correct, update, and delete your registered account.

You have the right to choose or change your choices for subscriptions and alerts.

You have the right to request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This request will not include any data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You may contact wonder@scientificromance.net or by following the instructions provided within our communications sent to you.

7.0 – Information Security

We do our best to keep your private information secure. All the data transmitted on our website is encrypted using a secure socket layer and protected from outside users’ access. We employ all methods to the best of our knowledge to prevent breaches in our management software and databases.

Our web host is reputable and diligently works to ensure your data is safe, using all means at their disposal to the best of our knowledge. We do not own this company. Please visit www.siteground.com for further information and to review their privacy policy. Please be aware that data leaks and malicious attacks can happen despite all best possible efforts. While all parties do their best to protect your data, providing personal information anywhere online is at your own risk.

8.0 – ABILITY TO DECLINE PROVIDING PERSONAL INFORMATION

Of course, you can decline to disclose your personal information by not volunteering it in the fields when asked. However, failure to provide this website with the basic details listed above may limit your ability to utilize the features.

9.0 – CHILD PRIVACY

Scientific Romance is committed to protecting the privacy of children who use our services. Our creative properties may garner interest from children and young people due to their fantasy nature but it is not our goal to serve children under the age of 18. Children with adult supervision may browse and explore our website freely. We will always strive to keep our freely accessible, public facing content appropriate for those thirteen and older. However, our website’s interactive features (registration, shop, comments, newsletter, etc) is not intended for use by children under the age of 18 (or the age of majority in your jurisdiction if it is greater than 18 years of age). We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal data from children under the age of 18. If you believe that we have collected, used, or disclosed Personal Data of a child under the age of 18 (or the age of majority in your jurisdiction), please contact us at wonder@scientificromance.net so that we can take appropriate action.

10.0 – Future Changes

As our business evolves and grows over time we reserve the right to change this privacy policy. We will list the current revision of our terms and the live date of the revision at the beginning of this page.