WEBSITE COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
As you interact with our Site, we and our operational service providers may collect certain information from you, including but not limited to name, postal address, email address, telephone number, date of birth and credit card information ("Personal Information").
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WEBSITE USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Bark Books uses Personal Information in various ways, including but not limited to sending e-newsletters and e-mail alerts you subscribed for (sometimes through designated third party operational service providers on our behalf), processing your online purchases, informing you about and improving our products and services, fulfilling contest, sweepstakes, promotional offers, and other offers, and otherwise to better meet the needs and preferences of Bark Books customers.
We may share your Personal Information as follows:
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Bark Books understands the need to protect your information. To prevent online fraud, we employ reasonable industry standard security measures using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to encrypt any Personal Information you send to us during the check-out process. Bark Books employs your credit card information only for your purchase with us. Your information is vetted by a merchant bank to ensure that all credit details are accurate and represent a genuine purchase.
Please remember that any data transmission via the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Bark Books strives to protect your personal data, however, we 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 provide aggregate statistics about our users, traffic patterns and related Site information to third party vendors or marketing companies.
SPECIAL POLICY WITH REGARD TO INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN
Bark Books does not sell products for purchase by children. We sell children’s products for purchase by adults. Thus, this Site does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 18 you may use barkbooks.com only with the involvement of a parent or legal guardian. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information online from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records. Children under 13 should not send us any information about themselves or hobbies online or by e-mail, including information such as their name, postal address, or e-mail address.
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.
GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES AND CALIFORNIA LAW; JURISDICTION
This Site is operated in the United States and is designed for and targeted to U.S. audiences. It is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States or the State of California 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 California, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California and the federal courts of the Central District in the Southern Division, located in the City of Santa Ana, CA.
GENERAL REQUESTS ABOUT THIS POLICY
LAST UPDATED: July 8, 2013