Privacy Policy

BookMovement LLC – Privacy Policy

Book Movement LLC and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“BookMovement,” “us,” “our” or “we”) respects and is committed to protecting your privacy.  Our privacy policy, which applies to all users of our Website, App and Service, is designed to explain the information we collect and how we use it to provide our services and give users a better experience (“Privacy Policy”).  Capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy have the meanings given in our Terms of Use.  This Privacy Policy is part of, and incorporated into, the Terms of Use (http://www.bookmovement.com/termsUse).

By accessing and using the Website, App and/or Service, you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information and other information described in this Privacy Policy. 

1.         Types of Information We Collect

We collect both "Personal Information" and "Anonymous Information" about our users. Personal Information is information that can be used to contact or identify you, such as your full name, email address, phone number and payment method, as well as information that is linked to such information. "Anonymous Information" is information that cannot be used to contact or identify you and is not linked to information that can be used to do so.  It includes passively collected information about your activities on the Service, such as usage data, to the extent that information is not linked to your Personal Information.

You can access and browse certain portions of the Website and download the App without disclosing Personal Information, although, like most website and mobile app providers, we passively collect certain information from your devices, such as your IP address, browser information, unique device identifier (“UDID”) and/or your mobile operating system.  Please note that you can choose not to provide us with certain information, but this will limit the features of the Service you can access and use.

a.     Voluntarily submitted information

We collect information that you provide to us during your use of the Website, App and/or Service, such as:

·      Personal Information that you enter when creating an Account or using the Service, including your full name, email address and phone number

·      Communications with us (e.g., emails) or with other users through the Service.

·      Information you provide in your Account, to customer support or that you post on any forums or message boards. 

·      Information you provide when placing a book order

 

b.   Information collected through use of the Service

?      Transaction data: We collect information created during your various interactions with the Service, including scheduling book club meetings.

 

c.   Information collected via technology

If you are using our Website, we collect information such as your hardware model, browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) and domain name.  If you are using a mobile device, BookMovement may also receive your UDID, or another unique identifier, and mobile operating system. We may correlate this information with other Personal Information we have about you.

We may also use cookies and URL information to gather information regarding the date and time you used the Service and the information for which you searched and accessed. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your device while you are viewing the website.  A Cookie doesn't actually identify the visitor, just the computer that a visitor uses to access the Website. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), we won't know who you are, even if we assign a Cookie to your computer. We use Cookies to help us tailor our Website to your needs, and to deliver a more personalized service. In addition, we may use Cookies to track the pages on our Website visited by our users. We can build a better Website if we know which pages our users are visiting and how often. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following web browser help file directions.

We may also use third party tracking services, such as Google Analytics, and usage logs, to track and analyze data from users of the Service.

2.         How We Use Your Information

            a. Personal Information

We may use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

?      Register and administer your Account

?      Provide and maintain the Service

?      Offer customer support

?      Send communications and administrative emails about the Service

?      Personalize and tailor the features, performance and support of the Website, App and Service

?      Send you promotional/marketing information, newsletters, offers or other information from us or on behalf of our sponsors or partners

?      Provide you with opportunities and functionality that we think would be of particular interest to you

?      Improve the quality and safety of the Website, App and Service and perform internal operations

?      Analyze, benchmark and conduct research on user data and interactions with the Service

b.     Anonymous Information

We may use Anonymous Information for the following purposes:

?      Improve the Website, App and Service and customize the user experience, such as by providing targeted useful features and promotions based on the type of services you seek

?      Aggregate the information collected via Cookies and similar technologies to use in statistical analysis to help us track trends, evaluate the effectiveness of our ads and analyze patterns

3.         How We Share and Disclose Information

We know how important it is to keep your information confidential. We will not rent, sell or share your Personal Information with third parties except as specifically approved by you at the time of disclosure or under the circumstances described below.

If you do not want us to use or disclose Personal Information collected about you in the ways identified in this Privacy Policy, you may choose not to (a) provide your Personal Information at any time, or (b) download the App and become a User.

In addition to using the information collected by us for the purposes described in Section 2 above, we may also share your information as described below. Please review our sharing policy closely, especially with respect to your Personal Information. By becoming a User, you agree to allow us to share the Personal Information you provide to us in the ways described below. Your ability to make changes to what information is shared is also described below.

·      User-Shared Information: Information and reviews provided on any BookMovement online forum or message board may be viewed by other Users who access the forum or board.

 

·      Service Providers: We also share Personal Information with vendors, payment providers, consultants and data processers who perform services on behalf of BookMovement. BookMovement has selected companies who maintain high standards with respect to privacy and agree to use the Personal Information only to perform specific services on behalf of BookMovement and in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

 

·      Compliance with Laws, Law Enforcement and Safety: We may disclose information we have collected about you if required to do so by law or if we, in our sole discretion, believe that disclosure is reasonable to comply with the law, requests or orders from law enforcement, or any legal process (whether or not such disclosure is required by applicable law), or to protect or defend BookMovement's, or a third party's, rights or property. We may also reserve the right to disclose information we've collected about you for purposes of protecting the health and safety of our Users.

 

·      Anonymous Information: Aggregated anonymous information is the combination of your Anonymous Information with the Anonymous Information of other users (“Aggregated Anonymous Information”). Aggregated Anonymous Information does not allow you to be identified or contacted. We may share such Aggregated Anonymous Information with third parties.

 

·      Business Transactions: We may share all or some of your Personal Information with any of our parents, subsidiaries, joint venturers, or other companies under common control, in which case we will require them to honor this Privacy Policy.  Additionally, in the event we undergo a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any entity that acquires us, is merged with us or that acquires our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

4.         Your Choices

If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as your name and email address. Additionally, by becoming a User, you consent to receiving certain communications from us. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter and communications may opt-out by replying “unsubscribe” in the subject line of the email and sending it to info@bookmovement.com.  We also offer an opt-out mechanism in the newsletter.

Please note that despite any indicated preferences, we may send you administrative messages regarding the Website, App or Service, including, for example, notices of updates to our Privacy Policy.

5.         Updating Your Personal Information

You may revise your Personal Information by adjusting your Account settings on the Website or by contacting us directly at info@bookmovement.com. However, please note that we may be required to maintain certain Personal Information, or to maintain certain Personal Information for a period of time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements. When we delete any information, it will be deleted from our active database, but may remain in our archives. We may retain your information for fraud detection or similar purposes. Note that if we have already disclosed some of your Personal Information to third parties, we cannot access that Personal Information any longer and cannot compel the deletion or modification of any such information by the parties to whom we have made those disclosures.

6.         COPPA

The Website, App and Service are not directed at or intended for anyone under 18 years of age.  Additionally, in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), we do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from individuals under 13 years of age and no one under age 13 may provide any Personal Information to BookMovement. If we later obtain actual knowledge that a User is under 13 years of age, we will take steps to remove that User's Personal Information from our systems and delete the Account. If you are the parent or guardian of a child whom you believe has disclosed Personal Information to us, please contact us at info@bookmovement.com so that we may delete and remove such information from our systems.

7.         Third Party Links

Bookmovement contains links to other websites that may be of interest to our Users. Please be aware that BookMovement is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites, nor are we responsible for the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Website, App and Service; thus when you use a link to go from our website to another third party website, this Privacy Policy is no longer in effect.  We encourage our Users to read the privacy policies of those other websites before using them.

8.         Notification of Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice, and any changes will become effective immediately upon being posted unless we advise you otherwise. However, we will not use your Personal Information in a way that is materially different from the uses described in this Privacy Policy without giving you an opportunity to opt out.  Your continued use of the Service after this Privacy Policy has been amended shall be deemed to be your continued acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy, as amended. We encourage you to bookmark this webpage and review this Privacy Policy regularly.

9.         California Privacy Rights

Under California’s “Shine the Light” law, California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship: (i) a list of the categories of Personal Information, such as name, address, e-mail address, and the type of services provided to that customer, that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, and (ii) the names and addresses of all such third parties. To request the above information, California residents can email us at info@bookmovement.com.

Thanks for using BookMovement.com!

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at: 1 (888) 813-1800 [Toll-Free], info@bookmovement.com or BookMovement.com, P.O. Box 527 Bernardsville, NJ 07924.

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