Last updated: April 12th, 2013

The StoryMaker project is designed to help you capture, edit, and share your stories.

This policy is intended to acknowledge your rights while preserving our ability to provide high quality service to the broadest audience possible. Accordingly, this is a “living document,” and may change from time to time. By using the software, service, or any applications (including the StoryMaker website and mobile applications), you agree to be bound by the latest version, which can be found at

We welcome your comments, and you are welcome to direct any feedback regarding these terms to [email protected]

By accessing or using the StoryMaker website, service, or any applications (including mobile applications) made available by StoryMaker or Small World News (collectively, “the technology”), you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy as well as our End User License Agreement, found here: These documents affect your legal rights and obligations. If you do not agree to this policy, do not access or use the technology.

Information collected: We may collect the personal information which you provide, including your name, account information, e-mail address, and other contact information. Information you submit using the technology is not confidential. You should exercise caution when deciding what to disclose and do so at your own risk. By using the technology, you agree to hold harmless Small World News for any claim rooted in “moral rights,” including rights of publicity and privacy.

Third Party Content Sources: To enhance your user experience and provide interesting or useful information, we may gather and provide others with information acquired from other sources (for example, your YouTube™ biography).

Third Party Websites: We cannot guarantee your privacy on any website not controlled by Small World News, including those you arrive at by visiting an advertisement or link originating on this site. We are not responsible for the terms or policies of sites we do not control.

Site use: The technology may allow you to access, or provide feedback relating to user- provided content. We may track this information separately to identify popular content on our site.

Anonymous information: We may collect IP addresses and other server-generated information for demographic purposes.

Cookies: Cookies are information generated by our servers and stored on your personal computer, which improve your experience by saving your preferences and other information related to your individual use of the technology. We may use cookies from time to time- you can disable this functionality in your web browser, but doing so may render some or all of the site inoperable.

Use of information: We may share the information gathered with our partners to tailor your user experience, provide information about our services, and offer both content and opportunities we think you may enjoy.

Location: The information we gather is stored and processed within the United States. By using the technology, you agree to such storage and processing, regardless of the where you are located.

Government Action: We reserve the absolute right to release any and all information at our sole discretion when requested in the course of any legal action, court order, law enforcement, statutory or other governmental authority or proceeding or when we believe in good faith that disclosing this information is otherwise necessary, including but not limited to instances where doing so is required to prevent or mitigate injury or interference with the right of ourselves, other users, or other third parties who could be harmed by a failure to so disclose. We may additionally disclose for any reason information we believe to be false, fraudulent, or violative of our terms of service.

Correcting or Deactivating your account: You may correct inaccuracies in your user information or deactivate your account and remove the ability of other users or the public from seeing your information by emailing [email protected] Such requests may take up to 8 weeks for processing.

California Privacy Rights: California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents to request from some businesses certain information regarding disclosure of of your personal information to other parties for their direct marketing purposes. While we do not presently meet the criteria required to comply with this law, as a courtesy we do so voluntarily. This voluntary compliance does not constitute assent or waiver with regard to any assertion of jurisdiction in the State of California. To make such a request, please send an email to: [email protected]

Dispute: Any dispute of this policy shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana.