Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of Borderless Journal’s (an international literary journal) policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of any information about you that directly or indirectly may be referable to you, such as your name, email address, any transactional information and other information (“Personal Data”) that you submit or disclose to Borderless Journal when accessing the Borderless Journal Portal and/or using the Borderless Journal Services (irrespective of whether it is public or non-public information).

User Consent

By accessing the Borderless Journal Portal from your Device, you consent to the collection and use of your Personal Data as outlined in this Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into and forms part of our Terms of Service. By accessing the Borderless Journal Portal, you unconditionally consent to Borderless Journal’s collection and processing of your Personal Data as specified in this Privacy Policy (and as amended from time to time).

Controller of Personal Data

For legal purposes, Borderless Journal is the data controller of the Personal Data expressly requested by Borderless Journal and such Personal Data may be transferred to, processed and stored by Borderless Journal’s affiliates and group companies as well as third parties providing services to Borderless Journal. Some of these third parties may be located in countries outside Singapore where laws regarding processing of Personal Data may vary. Borderless Journal is committed to protecting your Personal Data at all times and the Personal Data will not be used or disclosed for purposes for which you have not given consent to pursuant to this Privacy Policy or which is not permitted under applicable laws.

Collection of Personal Data That You Provide
It is our ambition to make your use of the Borderless Journal Services a pleasurable experience. Borderless Journal collects information that you voluntarily provide, including Personal Data, on the Borderless Journal Portal. Borderless Journal collects Personal Data about you, which could include:

  • Identification data (e.g. name, email address);
  • Profile information (e.g. age, gender, nationality);
  • Electronic identification data (e.g. IP address, cookies);
  • Content that you submit during your use of Borderless Journal Services, such as photos, literary submissions, greetings and other information you choose to submit.

Email and Email Addresses

Borderless Journal may use and display your full name and email address when you send an email notification through the Borderless Journal Portal. If you choose to sign up to receive information about products or services that may be of interest to you, Borderless Journal may collect your email address and[nm1]  other related information also for that purpose. Borderless Journal may use this email address to contact you for things such as notifications of limited-edition shop sales and other related advertisement information. You may at any time opt-out from any further advertisements to your email address by sending an email notice to Borderless Journal

Information Collected via Technology

As you use Borderless Journal, certain information may also be passively collected and stored on our or our service providers’ server logs, including your IP address, browser type and operating system. We may also use cookies (as defined below) and navigational data like Uniform Resource Locators (”URLs”) to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit to the portal and the solutions and information for which you searched and viewed, or on which of the advertisements displayed on the Borderless Journal Portal you clicked. This type of information is collected to make Borderless Journal more useful to you and to tailor the experience with Borderless Journal to meet your interests and needs.


“Cookies” are small pieces of information that Borderless Journal sends to and stores on the Device that you use when accessing the websites.

Borderless Journal may use cookies to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience with the Borderless Journal Portal and to improve Borderless Journal Services. Cookies help us evaluate what types of information that might be of interest to you and other users, to improve our services and to protect you and Borderless Journal from unlawful activities. Companies also use cookies to know when you are interacting any third parties on their portal.

We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until `you delete them). Persistent cookies can be removed or blocked by following your Internet browser´s help file directions.


If the settings on your Device allow us to receive location information, Borderless Journal may collect that information in order to provide you with a more geographically targeted experience of Borderless Journal and provide you with nearby offers, Supplier information, etc.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data

Personal Data that you submit to us may be used by Borderless Journal to provide you with access to the Borderless Journal Portal; to administer your Borderless Journal Account; to improve your experience; to better tailor the features, performance and support of the Borderless Journal Portal; and to offer you additional information, advertisements, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us (including in cases when we may contact you in connection with specific opportunities, promotions or advertisements).

Borderless Journal does not always disclose your Personal Data to Third Parties, but may make certain of your non-personally identifiable demographic information (like age, gender and general location) available in connection with our agreements with Third Parties.

Your Personal Data may also form part of Borderless Journal’s statistics but then we will exclude, for instance, your name. Borderless Journal will generally aggregate this information and use it in statistical analysis to help us analyse patterns in the use of Borderless Journal and to help Third Parties indirectly (via Borderless Journal) target users with the desired services or offerings.

In the event Borderless Journal is subject to a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company or a sale of all or a portion of Borderless Journal’s assets, your Personal Data may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of Borderless Journal or its assets may continue to process your Personal Data as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

In addition to the above, Borderless Journal may disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Borderless Journal or pursuant to any other legal claims or (b) to protect and defend Borderless Journal’s rights, property or interests or (c) to protect your rights or any third-party rights or (d) fight against fraud or (e) to enforce our policies (including this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service).

Ability to View Your Information

It is up to you to make sure that you are comfortable with the information that you choose to provide to Borderless Journal and the information you choose to publish directly on the Borderless Journal Portal.

You acknowledge that when you use Borderless Journal Services, certain information that you post or provide through the Borderless Journal Portal (such as your name, profile, comments, purchases, your business, and reviews,) may be shared with Third Parties, content partners or other relevant parties and posted on publicly available portions of the Borderless Journal Portal. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Data when posting comments or other information or content through the Borderless Journal Portal, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the Borderless Journal Portal. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post via the Borderless Journal Portal and make available to others.

Security of Collected Information

Borderless Journal is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Data. We will take appropriate technical and organisational measures with due observance of the applicable obligations under relevant legislation to protect provided or otherwise collected Personal Data, excluding feedback, comments or such other information which you post, and which would be available for the consumption of others on the platform, either for efficient functioning of the system, or contributing to the provision of services on the Portal, and traffic related data. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Data from unauthorized[nm2]  or unlawful access, use or disclosure and accidental loss, destruction and damage. Even though Borderless Journal has taken significant steps to protect your Personal Data, no company, including ours, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Data.

Access to, Rectifying and Deleting Your Personal Data

You are entitled, to request information from Borderless Journal about the Personal Data relating to you which is being processed by Borderless Journal and to request, where relevant, that such Personal Data is rectified by sending a notice to Borderless Journal us an email.

Borderless Journal will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate a request to delete Personal Data, unless such data is required to be retained pursuant to applicable laws, or for lawful business purposes, or to protect and defend Borderless Journal’s rights, property or interests, or to fight against fraud, or to enforce our policies.