The policies below are shared identically among Augsburg Fortress, Fortress Press, Beaming Books, and Sparkhouse.
- This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Augsburg Fortress does not own or control, or to people that Augsburg Fortress does not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use
- Augsburg Fortress collects personally identifiable information when you register to sign in with Augsburg Fortress, when you use certain Augsburg Fortress products or services; and when you enter online promotions or sweepstakes. Augsburg Fortress may also receive personally identifiable information from our business partners.
- When you make purchases with Augsburg Fortress, we ask for your name, email address, address, phone number, credit card number and expiration date. Once you provide this information to Augsburg Fortress and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
- Augsburg Fortress also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, Augsburg Fortress cookie information and the page you requested.
- Augsburg Fortress uses information for three general purposes: To customize the content you see on our pages; to fulfill your requests for certain products and services; and to contact you about specials, new products and related information.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
- Augsburg Fortress will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone.
- Augsburg Fortress will send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people ONLY when:
- We have your consent to share the information
- We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested
- We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of Augsburg Fortress to provide a product or service to you. (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.)
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process;
- We find that your actions on our Web site violate the Augsburg Fortress Terms of Service, or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.
- Augsburg Fortress may set and access Augsburg Fortress cookies on your computer.
- Advertisers or other companies do not have access to Augsburg Fortress’s cookies.
Your Ability to Edit and Delete Account Information and Preferences
- Augsburg Fortress gives you the ability to edit your Augsburg Fortress sign-in information and preferences at any time, including whether you want Augsburg Fortress to contact you about specials and new products.
- To help us keep track of customers who have placed past orders, your online account cannot be deleted. However, if for any reason you need your account disabled to prevent it from being used to place an order, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (in Canada, email@example.com) for assistance.
- Your Augsburg Fortress Account Information is password-protected for your privacy and security.
- In certain areas Augsburg Fortress uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
- Augsburg Fortress may edit this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.
Questions or Suggestions
- If you have questions or suggestions send email to firstname.lastname@example.org (in Canada, email@example.com).
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Effective date: August 25, 2014