Books and Links
Books and Links and its owners take a serious approach when it comes to the privacy of its users and always ensure that the necessary measures are taken in order to protect the privacy of all the users during their visit in this site. Books and Links complies with all the national laws and requirements to keep the private information of all its users.
Books & Links ("Books & Links") operates BooksandLinks.com and may operate other websites. It is Books & Links's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Books & Links collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Books & Links's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Books & Links's visitors use its website. From time to time, Books & Links may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Books & Links also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on BooksandLinks.com blogs/sites. Books & Links only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Books & Links's websites choose to interact with Books & Links in ways that require Books & Links to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Books & Links gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at BooksandLinks.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Books & Links are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Books & Links collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Books & Links. Books & Links does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Books & Links may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Books & Links may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Books & Links does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Books & Links discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Books & Links's behalf or to provide services available at Books & Links's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Books & Links's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Books & Links will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Books & Links discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Books & Links believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Books & Links, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Books & Links website and have supplied your email address, Books & Links may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Books & Links and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Books & Links takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Books & Links, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Books & Links goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Books & Links may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.