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Privacy Policy

Updated on 2 September 2018

Hi. We understand that you are aware of and care about your own personal privacy interests, and we take that seriously. This is our privacy policy, and it describes how we collect, use and share your information when you visit or interact with bookyspace.com (the Site). By visiting the Site, Visitors and Registered Users are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Your rights

You have the right to access personally identifiable information we hold about you and to ask that your personally identifiable information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please email us at contact@bookyspace.com.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing, shipping or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Information we collect

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”.

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

  • “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
  • “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
  • “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

BookySpace also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blog. BookySpace 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 blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data displayed in the form of comments, as well as the visitor’s IP addresses and user agent browser string to help detect spam. If you leave a comment on our site, you can enable saving your name, email address and site in cookies of your browser. This is for your convenience, so you do not need to refill your data when you leave the next comment. These cookies will be kept for 1 year. If you leave a comment, it and its metadata is stored indefinitely. Thus, we can automatically determine and approve each following comment instead of keeping them in the queue for moderation.

Certain Site’s visitors choose to interact with BookySpace in ways that require BookySpace to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that BookySpace gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog or fill out forms to provide their name and email address. Those who wish to receive BookySpace updates via email, we collect their emails. BookySpace 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.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, shipping address, phone number, payment information and other contact information that you may provide to place and confirm your order (for example, email address, social media usernames, account links, other information that allows to contact you via messengers like Telegram, social medias like Instagram, Facebook etc). We refer to this information as “Order Information”.

From time-to-time our site may request information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level).

When we talk about Information in this Privacy Policy, we are talking about Device Information, Order Information and other types of non-personally and personally-identifying information as described above.

How do we use the information?

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site) and to evaluate the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns.

Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how BookySpace’s visitors use the Site. From time to time, BookySpace may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share and/or license this aggregate data to our affiliates, agents, business and promotional partners, and other third parties. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe the Website and these products and services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.

We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to communicate with you, screen our orders for potential risk or fraud and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us and permissions you have given, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

BookySpace collects personally-identifying information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with BookySpace.

Contact information from contest participants will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Sharing your Information

We share your Information with third parties to help us use your Information, as described above. For example, we use WordPress to power our website – you can read more about how WordPress uses your Information here: https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site – you can read more about how Google uses your Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. We use Automattic products (for example, Akismet, Jetpack plugins) to guard our site against brute force login attacks, spam and harmful malware injections, to get updates on site traffic, site searches and comments in real time – you can read more about how Automattic uses your Information here: https://automattic.com/privacy-notice/ . Typeform platform helps us to create nice online forms (contact and order forms, surveys etc.) and you can read more about how Typeform uses your Information here: https://admin.typeform.com/to/dwk6gt.

Articles on this website may contain embedded content (such as videos, images, articles etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the user visits another website. Those websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embedded third-party tracking applications, and monitor your interaction with embedded content. In particular, track interactions with embedded content if you have an account and you are logged on to those websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

If you upload images to the Site or provide them for uploading, you should avoid using images with built-in location data (EXIF GPS). Other visitors can download and retrieve any location data from images on the site.

And beyond that the Site utilizes caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary.

Finally, we may also share your Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

Children’s Privacy

BookySpace does not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under 13, except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe BookySpace has any information from or about anyone under 13, please email us at contact@bookyspace.com.

Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to BookySpace Privacy Policy. Your further use of the Site after a change to our Privacy Policy will be subject to the updated policy.

Contact us

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, comments, or if you would like to make a complaint, please send an e-mail to contact@bookyspace.com.

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