access, security and control of personal information. It also describes
how the information will be used, and whether it will be provided to
St. Paul Press believes that your
personal information – including your name, mailing address,
telephone number, e-mail address and credit card data – belongs
to you. While we collect this type of information when you provide it
to us, we do not rent or sell it to third parties. We use it only to
process book packages and orders.
INFORMATION DOES ST. PAUL PRESS COLLECT?
users visit our Web site, there are two types of information that may
The first type of information is
known as “personally identifiable information.” In order to
serve your needs and to provide improved products and services, we may
from time to time request personal and private information, such as
your name or company, address, contact information, payment information
when you place orders, and/or other information. You may choose to
provide this information at your option. Many areas of our site are
accessible without providing any personally identifiable information.
You may choose to place orders to
obtain additional information or to order products and/or services. If
you place an order certain private information will be needed, such as
your name or company, address, contact information and payment
arrangements. We will maintain a history of orders and payments via
your account for normal accounting and business purposes. St. Paul
Press does not rent, sell or share personal information about you with
other people or non-affiliated companies, period!
If you choose not to provide
private information to this Web site, alternate ordering and payment
arrangements can be made by providing the necessary information via fax
or mail, or via another standard method of communication.
We may use your e-mail address to
occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the
Web site, new services and special offers we think you’ll find
We may release account
information when we believe, in good faith that such release is
reasonably necessary to (1) comply with law, (2) enforce or apply the
terms of any of our user agreements, or (3) protect the rights,
property, or safety of St. Paul Press, our users or others.
We may release account
information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is
reasonably necessary to:
Respond to subpoenas, court
orders or legal process; to establish or exercise our legal rights; or
defend against legal claims.
Believe it is necessary to share
information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding
illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential
threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of St. Paul
Transfer information about you if
St. Paul Press is acquired by or merged with another company. In this
event, St. Paul Press will notify you before information about you is
The second type of information is
known as “non-personally identifiable information” and is
collected upon each visit to our Web site. Our server automatically
recognizes visitors’ domain names and Internet Protocol addresses
(where possible). We also collect information and statistics about how
visitors use the site. This information, which is collected and
maintained in an anonymous, non-personal and composite form, allows us
to improve the content of our Web site and facilitate market research.
DOES ST. PAUL
PRESS USE NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION?
occasion, we may provide non-personally identifiable information about
our users, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to
reputable third-party vendors to help us understand this information
better. However, these statistics will not include any personally
identifiable information. Other than improving our Web site and
providing our visitors with the best experience possible, we make no
other use of this information.
HOW DOES ST.
PAUL PRESS PROTECT USER INFORMATION?
use encryption technology to keep your personal information safe. All
of your ordering information – including your name, mailing
address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card data –
is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security.
Credit card transactions are
handled by a third-party financial institution called Paypal, the
safest e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be
made through the Internet. They receive the credit card data only to
verify the credit card numbers and process transactions.
Furthermore, your credit card and
billing information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system.
you visit a Web site, information may be stored in a file known as a
“cookie.” This file is stored on your computer and is used
for future reference. If you revisit a Web site, the cookie allows that
Web site to identify you as a returning guest and tailor your shopping
experience to you.
Most Web browsers will allow you
to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of
cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer
to your Web browser’s help file to learn more about these
The information contained in our
cookies is only used by St. Paul Press. Your Web browser will not pass
a cookie to a site other than the one that created it.
Paul Press is committed to maintaining the privacy of your personally
identifiable information, and will treat the privacy of your
information with the same or greater security protections as we provide
for our own private information. The St. Paul Press web site has
industry-standard security measures in place to prevent the loss,
misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. While
there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the
Internet, we take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of all
Only employees who need the
information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally
identifiable information. Furthermore, all employees are kept up to
date on our security and privacy practices.
AND NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
using this Web site, products and services, you consent to the terms of
on this page so that you are always aware of access, security, control
of personal information, how information will be used and whether it
will be provided to third parties. Your continued use of the Web site
constitutes your consent to the updated policy.
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