What information do we collect?
Information You Provide
We collect personally identifiable information from you, such as your email address. We also collect information provided from authors that register for a promotion. This information includes the author’s name, email address, and information about the author’s book.
If you provide us feedback or contact us via email, we will collect your name and email address, as well as any other content included in the email, in order to send you a reply.
If you participate in a sweepstakes, contest or giveaway on our Site, we may ask you for your email address and a mailing address, if the prize needs to be sent via snail mail. These sweepstakes and contests are voluntary. We recommend that you read the rules for each sweepstakes and contest that you enter.
Information Collected via Technology
Use and Disclosure of Collected Information
How We Use Your Information
In general, we use the information we collect to either respond to the requests you make, or to aid us in serving you better. We use your personal information in the following ways: (i) provide improved administration of our Site and Services; (ii) provide the Services you request; (iii) respond to your inquiries; and (iv) to send newsletters, surveys, offers and other promotional materials related to our Services and for other marketing purposes of the Company.
We may also create anonymous data from your personal information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use this anonymous data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and improve Site navigation. We will never sell your data to any third party.
Under certain limited circumstances, we may disclose your personal information, if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary (a) to comply with relevant legal requirements or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on the Company; (b) in connection with a legal investigation; (c) to protect or defend the rights or property of the Company or users of the Site or Services; and/or (d) to investigate or assist in preventing any violation or potential violation of law.
Third Party Websites
The Site contains links to third party Web sites. Please be aware that we have no control over, do not review, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Web sites. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site they visit. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by us through the Site.
Changes to This Policy