My Bookish Ways

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. My Bookish Ways will not ask for personal information unless we truly need it (for example to send requested information or contact contest winners.) Nor will we share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our site or protect our rights.

It is My Bookish Ways’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website, www.MyBookishWays.com.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, My Bookish Ways collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. My Bookish Ways’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how My Bookish Ways’ visitors use its website. From time to time, My Bookish Ways may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

My Bookish Ways may also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. My Bookish Ways does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to My Bookish Ways choose to interact with My Bookish Ways in ways that require My Bookish Ways to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that My Bookish Ways gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, My Bookish Ways requires a name and valid email address to send an email to its staff and to enter contests. In each case, My Bookish Ways collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with My Bookish Ways. My Bookish Ways does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

My Bookish Ways may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, My Bookish Ways may monitor the most popular posts. My Bookish Ways may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, My Bookish Ways does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

My Bookish Ways discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on My Bookish Ways’ behalf or to provide services available at My Bookish Ways’ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using My Bookish Ways’ website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. My Bookish Ways will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, My Bookish Ways discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when My Bookish Ways believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of My Bookish Ways, third parties or the public at large. If you send us a request, we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. My Bookish Ways takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. My Bookish Ways uses cookies to help My Bookish Ways identify and track visitors, their usage of My Bookish Ways website, and their website access preferences. My Bookish Ways visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using My Bookish Ways’ website, with the drawback that certain features of My Bookish Ways’ website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Ads

Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by My Bookish Ways and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, My Bookish Ways may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in My Bookish Ways’ sole discretion. My Bookish Ways encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

If you have further questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at mybookishways (at)yahoo.com.

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