WE GIVE BOOKS ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT
WeGiveBooks.org ("Site," "us" or "we") is maintained by Penguin Group (USA) Inc. ("Penguin"), 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014 and the Pearson Charitable Foundation ("PF"), 1330 Avenue of the Americas, 7th floor, New York, NY 10019. We can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. This Statement applies only to information collected online by We Give Books and does not cover any such information collected by either Penguin or PF other than through this Site, or by either Penguin's or PF's corporate parent(s), affiliates, joint ventures or co-promotions between Penguin and/or PF and a third party, or any charity partner or other company or party, unless specifically stated. Your privacy is important to us. The purpose of this Statement is to inform you of how we collect, use, disclose, manage, and store the personal information that you may provide to us online. If you do not agree with this Privacy Statement, please do not participate in We Give Books' online activities and services that require you to provide personal information. Your continued participation on this Site indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Statement.
GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES AND NEW YORK LAW; JURISDICTION
The Site is operated in the United States. While we welcome visitors from other countries, the Site is primarily targeted to U.S. audiences. 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 City, NY.
WEBSITE COLLECTION, USE, AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
As you interact with our Site, we and our service providers may collect certain information from you, including but
not limited to name, postal address, email address, telephone number and date of birth ("Personal Information"). We
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and e-mail alerts you subscribed for (sometimes through designated third party service providers on our behalf),
informing you about and improving our mission, products and services, fulfilling contest, sweepstakes and other
offers, and otherwise to further our mission and better meet the needs and preferences of We Give Books visitors.
This Site may collect Personal Information from you when you voluntarily choose to provide such information such as
when you register for access to products and services, use certain products or services, contact us with inquiries,
respond to a survey, and participate in user interactive activities that we may offer such as ratings, comments,
posting of user-generated content, bulletin boards, forums, blogs, etc. We reserve the right, at our sole
discretion, to save and archive any content of any nature including Personal Information collected as provided
You can "opt in" or "opt out" of receiving promotional e-mail from us by checking or unchecking the appropriate box
on the registration or submission area for the particular offer or by following the instructions in our e-mail
messages. Please note that even if you choose to opt out of promotional e-mail, we will continue to send you
important service-related communications (e.g., lost password notifications). You may also opt out of having your
information shared with for direct marketing purposes under item 6 of Website Collection, Use, And Disclosure Of
Personal Information by following the instructions listed immediately above.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION Please remember that no data transmission over the Internet, or by other means, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Thus, while we strive to protect your personal data, We Give Books cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Therefore, you understand, acknowledge, and agree that you transmit certain Personal Information over this Site at your own risk.
MONITORING AND USE OF AGGREGATE PERSONAL INFORMATION Without disclosure of Personal Information about individual users, we may use, publically disclose, and provide to third parties aggregate statistics about our users, their reading activity, their book donation earning activity, traffic patterns and related Site information.
SPECIAL STATEMENT WITH REGARD TO INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN
We Give Books 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 permitted by COPPA. 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 child's privacy online, please see the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's brochure on this topic:
LINKS 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. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on these web sites before providing any information to them.
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS' PRIVACY RIGHTS If you are a California resident and request information about how to exercise your third-party disclosure choices, you must send a request to the following address with a preference on how our response to your request should be sent (e-mail or postal mail). You may contact us in two ways. Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the statement "California Residents' Privacy Rights" in the subject field of your e-mail. Alternatively, you may contact us directly at:
We Give Books c/o Penguin Group (USA) 375 Hudson Street New York, NY 10014 Attn: California RESIDENTS' Privacy Rights c/o Legal Department
For offline requests, please include your name, postal address, city, state, and zip code. We will not accept requests via telephone or facsimile.
ENFORCEMENT If any provision of this Privacy Statement shall be adjudged unlawful or void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.
GENERAL REQUESTS ABOUT THIS STATEMENT To all other users of this Site, if you have other questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact our Site Administrator at the following e-mail address: [email@example.com].
CHANGES TO OUR ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT
We may revise this Statement at any time by updating this posting without advance notice to you. Such revisions
shall be effective immediately upon posting. Therefore, we encourage you to visit our website to review this Privacy
LAST UPDATED: March 24, 2010