Children's Pirate Book for iPad Pirate Plunge Privacy Policy | The Day I Became A Pirate

This site is owned and operated by Cary Snowden. Your privacy while using this site and our Pirate Plunge app is of the utmost importance.

Generally speaking; we do not gather any data from our users unless you specifically communicate with us via this website, or interact with our apps, in which case we gather tracking data to help us manage the app.


At some time, we may gather two types of information about users:

  1. Information that users provide in order to establish an account, such as personal contact information, business contact information, etc.
  2. Information we gather through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites, and app usage statistics.

Under no circumstances do we divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.

We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:

Social Connectivity: We may offer an option to post your results to your social network accounts. We DO NOT collect your social network credentials in order to establish a connection nor any data from your social accounts.

We reserve the right to delete accounts or user-generated content from our own systems at any time.


The Pirate Plunge app is © Copyright Reiley Snowden, 2017.

Special Thanks to Fahir Mehovic for training and code samples on Udemy.

The Day I Became A Pirate website, story, imagery, music, text, and book app are © Copyright Cary Snowden, 2017.

All Rights are Reserved.

The Day I Became A Pirate images, music, and media are used with permission by Reiley Snowden for the Pirate Plunge app.

If you discover that we have posted any content that may be the copyright of another entity, or if you wish to notify us that content that we have published may be in violation of a copyright law, please notify us via email at

Message boards/forums policy

Users may leave comments on our site. We reserve the right to delete, repost, or use these comments as we wish.


Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Usage tracking

We track usage patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. We may collect overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user’s browser). We collect usage information to help optimize our Service and for load management.


We may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. We use cookies to provide functionality within the application such as allowing your browser to remember your username.
You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you’ve set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you may receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site.


The information you store in your account is considered personal and private, and will not be shared or divulged to any party without your written consent.

As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to enable users to participate in our app and website.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.


We do not and will not share any information you provide. The information you store in your account is considered personal and private, and will not be shared or divulged to any party without your written consent. The information you provide to open your account will also not be shared.


We operate on secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall, password protection systems, and 256-bit encryption (the standard used by many world governments including the U.S. government). Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.


We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:

Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users.


By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.