Privacy policy

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This is our Privacy Policy for all users of Writelike, by using this service you understand and agree to these terms.

What information do we collect

The following provides a list of information that we may collect, this is to help you efficiently access your profile once you sign in, provide personalised content to you next time you visit the service and, to help us improve our services to you.

  • Username, password and email address when you register an account with us.
  • Profile information you provide such as; first and last name, profile picture, contact number.
  • User content (writing snippets, notes and other materials) that you post to Writelike’s service.
  • Communication between you and Writelike; for example, questions, changes to service and updates, user verification and any other service related emails.
  • Non-personal identifiable information such as; Analytic information sent from your Internet Browser on how you use our services, log file information, geographical data and device identifiers.

How we store your information

The information we collect through Writelike’s website may be stored and processed in the country where Writelike and its’ affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. By registering and using our service, you consent to the transfer of information to the countries where Writelike, its’ affiliates and service providers choose to maintain these facilities.


All records containing personal or financial information are kept strictly confidential at all times. Any interactions with Writelike’s service use the Transport Layer/ Secure Sockets Layer certificates (SSL) protocol; a security technology which means when collecting this information your data is encrypted.

User information and access

When registering an account on Writelike’s website, the user has control of how personal information is displayed, public or privately. If a user’s profile is set to private, no one will be able to see your profile and or workings except you, your teacher and Writelike. The account sharing feature allows you to set how your profile, account and workings will be viewed by others.

Changes to our privacy policy

Writelike may modify or update this Privacy Policy, all changes will be featured at the top of this page. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy please direct your questions via email to


Writelike respect the rights of our users, authors and publishers. Writelike, unless otherwise stated is the owner of all copyright and data rights on the Writelike website, this includes any content that isn’t already owned by its’ members and publishers/ authors.

Copyright, in a nutshell is a legal right that grants the creator of the original work exclusive rights to its use and distribution. So for example; when someone creates an original piece of work they automatically obtain copyright. Copyright does not protect ideas, information, styles or techniques, names, titles or slogans. Find out more about copyright.

Protecting publishers and authors

Writelike has compiled a large resource of published and authored content which provide short examples for the teachings in creative writing. This is a very new and unique format that can help people of all levels and ages to develop and improve their writing technique which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Writelike respects author and publisher rights, if you would like your content removed, please contact us .

Protecting Writelike's members

Anything you post on Writelike’s service that is your original work, becomes entirely your Intellectual Property. You control how it is shared via your account settings whether it’s privately, or publicly. If you post content or information using the public setting, this means that you are allowing everyone, including people that aren't Writelike members to see this, including your profile name, photo and anything else that is set to public.

By submitting, posting or displaying your content through our services, you grant us a worldwide royalty- free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit in any way on all types of mediums

Use of copyright material

If you want to use specific copyright material, permission must be sought from the original owner and evidence sent to Writelike;

Copyright infringement

If Writelike receive a copyright infringement notice on the behalf of a member, we reserve the right to take any material down immediately with no warning to that member.

Creative commons

Creative Commons is a non-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing and use of creativity and original works. In other words, if you want to give people the right to share, use and even build upon work that Writelike or yourself have created, a Creative Commons licence can be applied for. For more information, go to the Commons website.