PARRAGON, INC. (and PARRAGON BOOKS LIMITED)
For users in the UK the following applies: The definition of Personal Information includes any information which is "personal data" for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998.
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2. OPT-IN/OPT-OUT OPTIONS
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3. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
4. PERSONAL INFORMATION: COLLECTION AND USE
(a) As you interact with our Site and subject to having received necessary consents, we and our third-party service providers may collect or have access to certain information from you including, but not limited to, your first and last name, your user name(s), postal address, email address, telephone number and date of birth ("Personal Information").
(b) Parragon uses Personal Information in various ways including, but not limited to, sending e-newsletters and e-mail alerts to which you subscribe (whether directly from Parragon or through third party service providers on our behalf), informing you about Parragon’s and our authors’ and promotional partners’ products and services, processing any job application you may make through our Site, improving our products, services, the Site and our marketing messages to you about them, fulfilling contests, sweepstakes and other offers, enabling Site users to share resources, content and information with other users on the Site, and otherwise to better meet the needs and preferences of our customers and the users of our Site.
For users in the UK the following applies: The list of activities referred to in paragraph 4(b) is exhaustive, and paragraph 4(b) should be read replacing the words "in various ways including, but not limited to," with "in the following ways only:".
For users in the UK the following applies: Parragon may transfer your Personal Information outside of the European Economic Area for any of the purposes specified in paragraph 4(b), including to countries which do not have as stringent data protection laws as countries in the European Economic Area.
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5. CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN
Parragon respects the privacy of children, and we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"). This Site does not knowingly collect, retain or disclose Personal Information from children under the age of 13 without prior parental consent, except as may be permitted by COPPA. If you have any questions concerning our information practices with respect to children, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For tips on protecting your child's privacy online, please see the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's brochure on this topic: www.onguardonline.gov.
For users in the UK the following term applies instead of the previous paragraph: This Site does not knowingly collect, retain or disclose Personal Information from children under the age of 18 without prior parental consent. If you have any questions concerning our information practices with respect to children, you may email us at email@example.com. For tips on protecting your privacy and your children's privacy online, please see the UK Information Commissioner's Office website: http://www.ico.gov.uk/for_the_public/personal_information.aspx.
6. NO PRIVACY OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO INFORMATION POSTED TO PUBLIC AREAS, UNSOLICITED INFORMATION AND USER CONTENT
Parragon has no privacy obligations for any unsolicited information you provide to us through this Site or through any other means including, but not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Site such as bulletin boards, forums, blogs, user profiles, social media or other public areas, any ideas for new books or other products or modifications to existing services, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, "Unsolicited Information"), including any user generated content. All Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution. Please also note that any Personal Information or other information you provide to be displayed in your publicly available online profile may be displayed for others to see and thus will not be private. We cannot be responsible for what third parties do with any Personal Information or other information that you choose to make publicly available. Please exercise great care in determining what information you choose to make publicly available through this Site.
7. MONITORING AND USE OF AGGREGATE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Parragon may use your Personal Information and other information for purposes of internal administration, demographic analysis and the like. Without disclosure of Personal Information about individual users, we may provide aggregate statistics about our users, traffic patterns and related Site information to our service providers and third party vendors for their internal, marketing and business development purposes.
8. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
We may provide links to third-party web sites as a service to our users. Please be aware that we cannot control, and are not responsible for, the information collection, use and disclosure practices of such web sites even though they may use the Parragon name or logo. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on these web sites before providing any information to them. These other sites may place their own cookies on your computer. We do not control cookies placed on your computer by third parties whose advertising or links appear on the Site.
9. ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
For users in the UK the following term applies: You can find out if we hold any Personal Information about you by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we do hold any Personal Information about you we will: (a) describe it to you; (b) explain to you why we hold it; (c) identify who it may be disclosed to; and (d) let you have a copy in a form that is intelligible to you. To make a 'subject access request' you need to put it in writing to: Data Protection Officer, Parragon Books Ltd, Chartist House, 15-17 Trim Street, Bath BA1 1HA, UK. You can ask us to correct any mistakes in Personal Information we hold about you by contacting the same address.
10. GOVERNED BY U.S AND NEW YORK LAW AND JURISDICTION
This Site is operated in the United States and is governed by, and operated in accordance with, the laws of the United States or the State of New York as applicable, without giving effect to their principles of conflicts of law. By using this Site and/or providing us with your Personal Information, you waive any claims that may arise under the laws of other countries or territories located outside of the United States or states other than New York, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York and the federal courts of the Southern District, located in New York County, NY.
LAST UPDATED: May, 2012