Information collection, use and sharing. Information about our visitors is a key part of what we do. We do not sell this information.
Third-Party Business Partners: To provide some of our services to you, we rely on Third-Party Business Partners. They provide our secure online processing of credit card payments, our shipping, part of our customer service, our website development and the like. They have limited access to your personally identifiable information, but only to the extent they need to provide the services you request. They do not retain or share or use your personally identifiable information for any purpose beyond filling your ;request. The entities we have chosen have Privacy Policies at strict ;as our own.
Your access to and control over information. The Treasury of Great Children's Books gives you access to information about your account, as well as your interactions with us. We endeavor to keep our records as accurate as possible. You can help us keep your information accurate by notifying us of any changes to your information. Within your My Account page, you can make updates and change your preferences.
You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your account information and passwords.
You are not obliged to provide personal information, although we need certain information from you in order to provide you with some of our services.
If others have access to the computer you use to interact with us, be sure to sign off from the Treasury of Great Children's Books each time when you are finished.
As you interact with the Treasury of Great Children's Books, we automatically collect some information from you, as most websites do, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your login information, your email address, your browser type and version, your time zone setting, your browser plugins, your computer operating system and platform, your purchase history with us, the Uniform Resources Locators (URLs) you use to access us from, your date and time, the products you viewed or searched for, the phone number you use to call us, cookies, Flash cookies and the like.
Our Third-Party Business Partners may provide us with updated delivery times and contact information updates. We use such information to update our own records.
We receive updated personally identifiable information whenever you update any of your personally identifiable information with us.
We receive information about you if you order books from any of our Third-Party Business Partners. For example, if you click on one of our links to Amazon.com, and then order a book from them, they will notify us.
Security. We take many precautions to protect your privacy.
When we collect sensitive information, such as credit card data, it is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can see the evidence of that when you are transmitting such data: the website address will begin with the letters, “https.”
When you access your information in your My Account page, we use a secure sockets layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts all information as it is transmitted.
Our only employees who have access to your personally identifiable information are those who need to it provide our service to you, such as for customer service or billing.
When we confirm your order with us, on your computer screen, we will only reveal the last four digits of your credit card number.
Free Members and Premium Members
In order to gain access to certain features within the Treasury of Great Children's Books, you must Register for Free Membership. During your registration, we will ask you for certain personally identifiable information, such as user name and email address. We will ask you to choose your password. From time to time, we may contact you, using that contact information, regarding our goods and services.
We make even more features available to those who Subscribe for Premium Membership. When you become a Premium Member, we will ask you for more personally identifiable information, such as full contact information, shipping address, telephone number, credit card or other payment information, billing address, and such.
If you place an order with us, and are not yet a Premium Member, we will need to ask you for the same personally identifiable information as for a Premium Member. We use that information to fill your order and for billing purposes. If we have difficulties processing your order, we will contact you using the information you gave us.
If we use a Third-Party Business Partners to fill your order, we will provide them with only the information they need to process their portion of your order.
We offer many ways for our Free Members and our Premium Members to communicate and share information, such as reviews, comments, forum postings and such. Any personally identifiable information that you voluntarily chose to include in a message to another user, or in a publicly accessible area at the Treasury of Great Children's Books, may be made available in a variety of publicly accessible areas and may identify you as the source of the information. As a result, any personally identifiable information you submit in this manner will be available to others who access that content. Once your personally identifiable information is available to others, we cannot control what others do with it.
If you use our My Books feature, and you choose to share your lists with others, we may disclose your email address to those parties. If others decide to buy items for you from your List of Wants, we will need to provider them with your name and shipping address to ensure that their order is going to the correct person. You can opt out of sharing your lists by changing your settings in your My Books page.
We provide many links to other websites. When you click on those links, you are going to another website. We have no control over those websites or their handling of your personal information.
Surveys and contests
From time to time, we may request information via surveys or contests. Your participation is completely voluntary. You are free to participate or not. If you choose to participate, we may request personally identifiable information from you, such as name and shipping address, zip code or age. We will use the findings from the survey to monitor or improve our website, products and services. We will use any personally identifiable information we collect in order to notify winners and award prizes, as well as to update our own records.
Commitment to children’s privacy online
The Treasury of Great Children's Books does not sell products for purchase by children. We sell children’s products for purchase by adults. If you are under the age of 18, you may use the Treasury of Great Children's Books only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
If you access the Treasury of Great Children's Books from a nation outside the United States, your personally identifiable information will be transferred to the United States, as our servers are located in the United States. By using the Treasury of Great Children's Books, you are consenting to having your personally identifiable information transmitted to, and processed in, the United States.
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This page updated April 14, 2015