The authors of Great Escapes Books operate the Great Escapes Books website, powered by WordPress.com, which provides information related to their books and fun, entertaining articles. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information.
Information Collection and Use
To provide you with the services of Great Escapes Books, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and email address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.
For those who subscribe to email updates for the blog, Great Escapes Books collects email addresses which can include personal data. Such data is used by a third party, to operate its email update service. Great Escapes Books has no control over their tools or operations, is not affiliated with any third party, beyond using its services as described and does not collect any data as a result of their use.
In addition some blog posts or comments may include personal data such as the names of people who wrote blog posts, posted information elsewhere online, made comments or similar. These posts are often shared on social media including Twitter and Facebook. The privacy policies of Twitter and Facebook will apply to information posted on their websites.
We want to inform you that whenever you visit this website, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of this website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. This information may be used to create ads based on those who visit this website. However, this data will not be used by anyone other than Great Escapes Books.
Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
- To facilitate our business;
- To provide the business-related services on our behalf;
- To perform business-related services; or
- To assist us in analyzing how our website is used.
We want to inform our visitors that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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When you communicate with us (via email, phone, or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication.
We may disclose your information if we are required to do so by law.
Protection of Rights
We may disclose information where we believe it necessary to respond to claims asserted against us or, comply with legal process (e.g., subpoenas or warrants), enforce or administer our agreements and terms, for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, and protect the rights, property or safety of Great Escapes Books, its users, or others.
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.