We value your privacy. In all cases, we accord your information with the same level of privacy and respect that we would want for ourselves. Our entire website is under a secure socket layer (SSL); all data you enter is encrypted.
Do you live in the European Union or the European Economic Area? Learn about your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you wish to stop receiving communications from us, or have questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM THE PEOPLE WHO VISIT OUR WEBSITE?
When subscribing to our monthly newsletter or contacting us using a form, you will be asked to enter your name and email address. When you purchase a book, you will use PayPal to collect your name, credit card information, and other details. When you submit your work to us, your writing will be kept confidential. We do not publish your work without your permission.
WHEN DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION?
We acquire information about you only when you subscribe to our newsletters, buy a book, or correspond with us.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter or contact us to:
Send periodic emails regarding events, products, and services.
Follow up with you after your email inquiries.
DO WE USE ‘COOKIES’?
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. .Our cookies only convey general data such as which internet browser you are using and which pages you visit on the Weeping Willow Website. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, it won’t affect the user’s experience.
Your PII is safe with us. We do not purchase mailing lists; we do not release personal information to third parties; and we do not rent our mailing list. What’s shared with Weeping Willow stays with Weeping Willow.
Some third party links to products (such as books) may contain affiliate links that allow us to earn a small percentage of any purchases made at no extra cost to you as the buyer.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users:
We use Google Analytics on our website. Google Analytics does not provide individually identifying information about our website users. Google Analytics provides Weeping Willow Books with general data such as what internet browsers our visitors are using, which pages they are viewing, and how long visitors are staying on our site.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on.
CALIFORNIA ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
ACCORDING TO CALOPPA,
WE AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:
EMAIL MARKETING DATA PROCESSING:
We use Wix.com to host our Weeping Willow Books website, provide email services to our staff, manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. Wix is a third-party provider which processes and stores our subscriber data using the standards of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.
YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
By contacting us by email at email@example.com
HOW DOES OUR SITE HANDLE DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS?
Our website does allow third-party behavioral tracking, including but not limited to Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel.
COPPA (CHILDREN ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
IN ORDER TO BE IN LINE WITH FAIR INFORMATION PRACTICES WE WILL TAKE THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIVE ACTION, SHOULD A DATA BREACH OCCUR:
We will notify the users via in-site notification within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM ACT
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
Respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
Market to our mailing list
Note: Your email address is only collected when you fill out a form or leave a comment on this website. Cookies are used by Wix (this site’s web host), and plugins that run on this website. You can disable cookies in your browser settings to prevent this type of tracking.
TO BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH CANSPAM, WE AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:
Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
IF AT ANY TIME YOU WOULD LIKE TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM RECEIVING FUTURE EMAILS, YOU CAN:
Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email (Unsubscribe), and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
USER DATA REQUEST
To request your information that this site has collected and stored, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weeping Willow Books
Attn: Marcia Meier
3463 State St., Suite 434
Santa Barbara, CA, 93105