Privacy Policy
This privacy policy covers how Book Plaza treats personal information that Book Plaza collects and receives, including information related to your use of Book Plaza services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Book Plaza does not own or control or to people that Book Plaza does not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use
Book Plaza may collect personal information when you register, when you use Book Plaza services, when you visit Book Plaza pages or the pages related to the content contained within Book Plaza. Book Plaza may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
When you register we ask for information such as your first and last name and email address. If you register as a creator, we may request information about your address, occupation, industry, and information required to pay royalties. Once you register with Book Plaza and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
Book Plaza collects information about your transactions with us and your use of the services that we offer.
Book Plaza automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, browser settings, and pages requested. Book Plaza also requires a cookie, used only to keep track of your login status.
Book Plaza uses information for the following general purposes:
To fulfill your requests for products and services;
To improve our services;
To contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
To provide publisher correspondence via the Book Plaza Thank You Note program. As part of this program, Book Plaza may send e-mails containing a message from the publisher to the content purchaser. None of the purchaser's personal information is disclosed to the publisher through this program. We simply forward the publisher's Thank You Note and contact information to the purchaser on their behalf. Purchasers may opt out of receiving correspondence from this program at any time.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Book Plaza does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Book Plaza under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help Book Plaza communicate with you. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information, nor do they have any right to contact you for matters not pertaining to Book Plaza. Book Plaza does not share your information with third parties.
We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
Book Plaza automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, browser settings, and pages requested. Book Plaza also requires a cookie, used only to keep track of your login status.
We transfer information about you if Book Plaza is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Book Plaza will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
If, as a registered creator, you enable your Thank You Note buyer notification option, you agree to permit Book Plaza to display the publisher name and e-mail address you provide on all Thank You Note correspondence to purchasers of your content.
Your Account Information and Preferences
You can edit your account information at any time.
Certain communications from Book Plaza, such as critical service announcements and administrative messages, are considered part of Book Plaza membership and you may not opt out of receiving them. You may opt out of receiving the Book Plaza newsletter, meet-up invitations, and other non-critical Book Plaza communications under Manage Account Preferences in the My Account tab.
You may delete your Book Plaza account by contacting support.
If you have published material to Book Plaza as a creator, that material may remain in some form on the site even after you retire it from public view, particularly if you have granted permission for it to be used as part of a collaborative project that exists elsewhere on the site.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
Your Book Plaza Account Information is password-protected. You are responsible for not sharing your password.
In certain areas Book Plaza uses industry-standard SSL encryption to protect data transmissions related to commerce.
Changes to this Privacy Policy
Book Plaza may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Book Plaza account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
Questions and Suggestions
If you have questions or suggestions, contact us at:
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