Privacy statement

Privacy statement


Author-e BV has created this Privacy Statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices of the FP-tools website and the collaborative authoring tool Author-e.

Personal data from visitors FP-tools website:

When you access the FP-tools websites, some non-personally identifiable information is automatically collected. This includes domain names, page visits and access, files downloaded, search engine used, operating system, and type of web browser. We do not store the visitor’s IP address.

No other information is collected through the websites unless you deliberately decide to send it to us by submitting a completed contact form.

Personal data from Author-e users:

During the Author-e registration process, you provide us with personally identifiable information such as name, user name, email address and department. This information is used primarily to identify you in our service, which is necessary for the login process.

Once you are logged in to the service you may enter personal information, such as name, title, company or organization, postal address, phone number, etc. This information is only shared with the people you choose to share it with within a project and is visible to us on your user account.

Use of the personal data:

We do not under any circumstances sell, trade, or disclose your personal information to third parties. All information provided on the collaborative authoring tool Author-e is kept confidential. Only authorized personnel of Author-e BV have access to personal information. Each employee is contractually obligated to keep the information received strictly confidential and will face severe penalties if they breach this obligation.

The personal information you provide, by submitting a completed contact form on the FP-tools website, is used to fulfil your general and support requests and for marketing purposes.

The non-personally identifiable information we collected on our website is used to better understand how our users interact with the website and to enhance their enjoyment and experience. For example, we may use the information to improve the design and content of our website or to analyze the programs and services that we offer.


When you view our website, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a so-called "cookie" to automatically recognize your PC next time you visit. Cookies can help us to tailor our website according to your interests. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer's hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

Changes in policy:

We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. Users will be notified about changes in the Privacy Statement via our website.

External links:

This site may contain links to other sites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of any other sites.

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, please contact us.