Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 23, 2018

Privacy Policy Table of Contents:

The Information We Collect

Information Obtained through Automated Services

The Way We Use Information

Disclosure

Third-Party Services

Security

Corporate Affiliate

Age of Consent

California Privacy Rights

Right to Opt Out

Transfer of Information

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

SECTION 1 - THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Baker Book House website and its affiliates (including Baker Publishing Group, Direct2Church, and social media networks). The type of personal information collected when visiting these pages may include

  • Voluntary contact information (such as name, job title, postal address, email address, and telephone and/or mobile numbers)
  • Geolocation data
  • Username and password information
  • Voluntary preference information submitted in contact forms (e.g., book interests)
  • Transaction data and Purchase history data

SECTION 2 - INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH AUTOMATED SERVICES

Additionally, we and our third-party providers may also obtain information collected through automated means necessary for the functionality of the site, and information regarding user behavior. This information may be gathered by HTTP, HTML 5, web and server logs, cookies, and JavaScript. Information obtained via automated services collects data designed to enhance our product and may include IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent from your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising. If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser or a third-party website.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

You can learn more about cookies and how to remove them from the following third-party websites:

The source of the usage data is Google Analytics. The usage data gathered may be processed for the purposes of analyzing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is namely monitoring and improving our website and services.

If you wish to learn more about what information is stored, or to unsubscribe, please contact us at web.orders@bakerbookstore.com. You may also opt out of Google Analytics using the third-party tool provided here:

Customized Advertising

Our website, affiliated websites, and third-party app and tool providers may collect personal data provided by you, and personal and nonpersonal automated information. The intent of the information gathered is to provide meaningful content tailored to your interests. Information collected includes your browsing behavior on our website affiliate sites and emails to enhance our marketing. If you are interested in learning more about customized internet advertising or how to opt out, please check out the following link:

http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2#!/

SECTION 3 - THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION

We use information about our visitors to continually improve our visitors' experience with Baker Book House and its affiliates. We may use both personal and nonpersonal data for the following activities:

  • Send email newsletters, promotional content, new release announcements, catalogues, surveys, contest/sweepstakes offers, including targeted advertising
  • Participate on social media accounts involving our authors, books, or brands
  • Register for an account with Baker Book House
  • Send you updates about changes to Baker Book House policies
  • Respond to inquiries from you and other third parties, including inquiries from law enforcement agencies
  • Protect against, identify, and prevent fraud and other unlawful activity, claims, and other liabilities

SECTION 4 - DISCLOSURE

We may share your information with our affiliates' businesses, including Baker Publishing Group; our third-party service providers, including hosting, marketing, analytics, customer service, and fraud prevention; and third-party groups that we do business with, such as our authors, so they can provide you with special offers and promotions.

We may further disclose information about visitors if we are required to do so by law to law enforcement authorities or government officials, or in order to prevent harm or financial loss based on pending illegal activity. In the event that we sell, reorganize, or liquidate our business, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information.

SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

For the purpose of serving you and the gathering of information, our website may provide links to apps, services, or third-party sites that may not be operated by or affiliated with Baker Book House. We are not responsible for the action and privacy practices of any such links, apps, or services. We recommend you review the privacy policies of third-party content or websites for further information.

Links

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 6 - SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with an AES-256 encryption.

SECTION 7 - CORPORATE AFFILIATE

Baker Book House is an affiliate of Baker Publishing Group. For this reason, personal information may be shared between the two entities for marketing purposes.

SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT

Baker Publishing Group does not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13 without prior parental consent. If we become aware that we have unintentionally obtained such information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete the contact information.

SECTION 9 - CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

California residents may ask for certain information regarding how Baker Book House discloses their personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. California residents may also ask for the identity of those third parties. To make this request, California residents may contact us through the contact form on our website.

SECTION 10 - RIGHT TO OPT OUT

You may opt out of receiving future emails from Baker Book House and affiliate sites at any time. To do so, click the "unsubscribe" link within the bottom of any email you receive. You may also opt out by emailing us at web.orders@bakerbookstore.com.

SECTION 11 - TRANSFER OF INFORMATION

Baker Book House is based in the United States, and therefore personal data entered from outside of the United States may be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using our website, you consent to the general use of your information as provided in the Privacy Policy and the transfer of information to the United States.

SECTION 12 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

Questions and Contact Information

If you would like to access, correct, amend, or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, you may select "unsubscribe" on any emails from Baker Book House. You may also email our Privacy Compliance Officer at web.orders@bakerbookstore.com if you simply want more information or to unsubscribe. You can also reach us by mail at

Baker Book House, 2768 East Paris Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, United States