This policy is applicable to all forms of information collected on or submitted to either the company’s employees, through e-mail and phone, or directly to its website, www.bookventure.com.
All the information you provide will be used to set up appointments with our consultants, and to complete registrations and payment transactions of our publishing and marketing services.
You must fill in and complete any registration form before you can fully navigate the company’s website, its services, promos, and other relevant features. Some of the features include free publishing guide and Author Center, where you are offered free publishing tips and guidelines. During the registration, you will be asked to provide your contact information such as name and email address. This information will be used in contacting you and in providing you the best and more personalized experience with our consultants regarding your manuscript submission, publishing, and marketing your work.
You can use our website to provide us with your personal information or contact our customer service representatives via the telephone or e-mail to receive updates on our products and services. As stated above, we will keep all your provided information confidential.
We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as third party vendor service or payment processor. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
If BookVenture.com is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
In order to make our partners understand the kind of business that we do, we share with them aggregated information on site visitors. Our information sharing is not linked to any personal information that would identify one person. All information asked will merely be for orders fulfillment, payment processing and other relative and necessary procedures. We do not retain, share, nor store your personal information for any other transactions not relevant to our partnership.
BookVenture.com assures online and offline protection of all the data and information submitted by users through our website.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
You understand and agree that you are responsible in maintaining your account(s) to access all the information, privileges, benefits and services of BookVenture, including all the associated usernames and passwords. You conform to notify Book Venture right away via e-mail, phone, or any means possible the moment you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account(s) to access the website and all the company’s business information and services. BookVenture is not liable for any direct, indirect, subsidiary, special, substantial or exemplary damages you acquire through the use or incapabilityto use the company’s website and the services you, as client, purchase or acquire.
The company is not responsible for any of your messages received and any other problems that arise from the transactions entered through BookVenture.com due to lack of knowledge and technical skills on your end. Moreover, the company shall not be liable for any damages that occur as results of unauthorized access to or alteration of your data transmission. These damages may refer to but is not limited to loss of profit and lesser income from your self-publishing venture.
Just like any other websites, Book Venture site accumulates SSI (Standard Statistical Information) about site visits and store it in log files. Basic information about visitors such as IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages is also tracked for the purpose of routine administration and maintenance purposes and to help us create our site as interesting and useful. We do not link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.
Our web server collects basic technical information of our visitors including their IP address, referral data, and domain name. We also track; total and keep count the activity of our website’s visitor into our analysis of general traffic flows. For statistical purposes, we may merge the information of one visitor with another into group data, which might be shared on an accumulated basis.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by BookVenture.com and our publishing & marketing partners, affiliates, or analytics or publicity service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML 5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs. To manage LSOs please click here: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html
Feel free to contact us directly anytime, when you decide to delete, update, or correct information you provide via telephone or e-mail correspondence. For security reasons, we do take sensible guidelines and directions in verifying your identity before granting access to making such alterations and updates on your personal info.
Your personal account and other information will be retained so long as you are an active user of our site or as needed to provide you services. We will also use your information when it’s necessary to comply with our legal obligations, enforce our agreements, and resolve disputes.
We will ask for your contributors’ names to be part of the book publication when you choose to add contributors for your book publishing service. Automatically, their names will be included in the publication of your book. Bookventure.com stores their personal information for the main purpose of the service. Your contributors may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request for the removal of their information from our database.
BookVenture website includes social media features, such as the “Like” button of Facebook and widget, such as the interactive mini-programs that run on our site or the “Share This” button. Take note that these features may set a cookie to enable the feature to properly function. It may also collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our site.
We ask for your email address if you are interested to subscribe to our self-publishing updates, newsletters, articles, or periodic product and service announcements. You can always use the “Unsubscribe” button found at the end of every email sent to you if you no longer wish to receive emails from us.
We may create promos and come up with amazing special deals on our publishing and marketing services from time to time. Therefore, we may request for your contact information such as name and shipping address, demographic information, and educational level. Participation in any contest and promo is voluntary. The contact information you provide will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Our promos, discounts, and other contests will be used to evaluate, improve or heighten the quality of our services towards all our clients.
Please email us at email@example.com for all your queries and for any changes of personal information you provide such as your email and mailing address. It also serves as your other option to contact us if you no longer desire our service or if you no longer wish to receive any updates from us.