- Collection of Personally Identifiable Information by StellaMarisBooks.com
- Use of Personally Identifiable Information by StellaMarisBooks.com
a. Opt-In Communications
If you opt-in during the Site registration process or at other times when you submit personally identifiable information, the information you provide may be used by StellaMarisBooks.com to create and deliver to you our newsletters, surveys or other communications containing product information, or promotions (“Opt-In Communications”). If you prefer not to receive such Opt-In Communications, please do not opt-in to receive these communications. If you do opt-in and later decide that you would no longer like to receive these communications, see Section 12 (Choice/Opt-Out) below.b. Communications to Serve You
If you have elected to provide us with your contact information, e.g., by registering at the Site, emailing our Customer Service department or placing an order, we may provide you with service related announcements concerning the Site or contact you regarding your customer service requests or your order. For example, all registered users may receive a welcoming email to confirm their registration. These types of communications are necessary to serve you, respond to your concerns and to provide the high level of customer service that StellaMarisBooks.com offers its customers.
- No Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information for Third Party Marketing Without Your Consent
We will never provide your personally identifiable information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services to you without your consent.
- Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
a. Fraud Protection and Compliance with Law
We may disclose any information, including personally identifiable information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We may also exchange information, including personally identifiable information, with other companies and organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.b. Service Providers
c. Special Events
If you elect to participate in any promotions, sweepstakes, surveys, questionnaires or other events during your visit to our Site, the rules or terms and conditions for those events may indicate that your personally identifiable information will be shared with third parties. By choosing to participate and submitting your personally identifiable information with respect to such events, you consent to disclosure of your personally identifiable information to such third parties.
d. Business Transfers
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell certain of our assets. In such transactions, user information, including personally identifiable information, generally is one of the transferred business assets, and by submitting your personal information on the Site you agree that your data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances.
- Cookies and IP Addresses
A cookie is a piece of data that enables us to track and target your preferences. We may, with your overt permission, place a “permanent cookie” on your computer’s hard drive so we can recognize you as a return user and personalize your experience and your use of our Site. The permanent cookie will be stored on your computer’s hard drive until it expires or you remove it. We use temporary or “session” cookies to help you shop. These cookies will expire when you close your browser. You can have your browser notify you of, or automatically reject, cookies. If you reject our cookies, you may still use the Site, but you may be limited in the use of some of the features. We may also use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, track traffic patterns, and gather demographic information for aggregate use, as well as in combination with your personally identifiable information for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.
- Pixel Tags and Tracking Technology
When you visit this Site or view one of our emails, we may use pixel tags (also called “clear” gifs), tracking links and/or similar technology to note some of the pages you visit on our Site and personalize your experience. We may also use pixel tags to determine what types of email your browser supports. We may use the information collected through pixel tags, tracking links and similar technology in combination with your personally identifiable information.
- Use of Aggregate Information
We may use the information you provide in aggregate (non-personally identifiable) form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans. We may collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of the Site, such as information regarding which of our pages are most popular. We may share or transfer non-personally identifiable information with or to our affiliates, licensees and partners.
- Children under 13
This Site is not designed for children and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any children under 13.
We implement various security measures in accordance with industry standards to protect the security of your personal information both online and offline.
- Notification of Changes
You may opt-out of receiving future Opt-In Communications from StellaMarisBooks.com when you register at the Site or otherwise provide your contact information to StellaMarisBooks.com. You may change your preferences at any time by revising your profile by clicking here, clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email Opt-In Communication you receive from us and following the instructions provided therein, or by sending us a message by clicking here.