This privacy statement discloses our practices for the gathering and use of information from visitors to our own Web sites, from people who register for services that we offer online, and from visitors to other sites where we collect information pursuant to our customer contracts.
The privacy and security of our customers is extremely important to us. We do not store your financial details such as credit or debit card numbers.
The Information we collect
We collect the domain name, ip address of visitors to our Web page, the e-mail addresses of those who post messages to our bulletin board, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, the e-mail addresses of those who make postings to our chat areas, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, name and address, telephone number.
Cookies are used on this website to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart once you have selected an item, to help us estimate our web traffic and improve web services.
Our site may contain links to other sites. Please note, however, that these other sites may have privacy policies that differ from those of Watkins Books. We have no control over any personal information you choose to provide those sites.
To refer a friend, you will be asked to provide their email address so that we can send them a one-time invitation on your behalf to join our website. All referral email addresses are securely protected.
Our membership registration process requires that you provide us with basic contact information such as name, email, address and birthdates. Additional information, including mailing address, are required in order to disburse payment. Without such details, we will not be able to minimize fraud and/or ensure transaction authenticity. We will never sell or otherwise share this information with any other organization.
Minors under 18 years of age are not allowed to participate in any of the services and/or programs offered by Watkins Books. No information should be submitted to, or posted at, any Watkins Books Web sites by visitors under 18 years of age. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate and monitor the interactive activities of their children.
The information we collect is used for
- To improve the content of our Web page
- To allow us to ship your free gifts
- To enable us to respond to you or to process, validate, and verify service requests and to perform the requested services
- To tailor the registrant’s experience on our sites, showing them content we think might interest them or altering the content according to their preferences.
- We will use your e-mail address to send out occasional updates and offers.
- We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site
Disclosures Required By Law
There is a limited number of situations requiring us to disclose your personal information to others without first receiving your consent: when ordered to do so by a subpoena or court order, if you violate or breach an agreement with us, if we believe conduct by you will harm the property or rights of Watkins Books or those of Watkins Book’s users, under exigent circumstances to protect the physical safety of Watkins Books, its employees, users, or the general public, in connection with the sale of all or substantially all of our company’s assets or the sale of an entire business division, or to validate credit card numbers.
Watkins Books may share aggregate statistical information gathered from the registration process with advertisers, business partners, sponsor or other third parties, but none of them receive individual identifying information about you collected at our sites.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, our online practices, or your dealings with our Web sites, you can contact us at [email protected]
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at email above.