We Collect the Following Information:
- E-Mail Address
- Phone Number(s)
- Physical/Billing Address
- Book Information
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.
How we use your information
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, and marketing your work.
You can use our website to provide us with your personal information of 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.
Sharing of Information
The company will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this policy. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
The company may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such payment processor or third party vendor service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to the company.
The company may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with subpoena or similar legal process, when the company believes in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect the company’s rights to protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
If Book Republic 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.
Book Republic assures online and offline protection of all the data and information submitted by users through our website.
The security of your personal information is of the greatest importance to us. And because of this 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, thus we cannot fully guarantee its absolute security.
You as the client author must understand and agree that you are responsible in maintaining your account(s) to access all the privileges, information, benefits and services of Book Republic, including all the associated usernames and passwords. You should also conform to notify Book Republic right away via e-mail, phone, or any means possible the very moment you notice any unauthorized usage of your account(s) to access the website and all the company’s business information and services. Book Republic will not be liable for any direct, indirect, subsidiary, special, substantial or exemplary damages you acquire through the use or inability to use the company’s website and the services you, as client, have purchased or acquired.
Book Republic will not be responsible for any of your messages received and any other problems that arise from the transactions entered through the company website due to lack of knowledge and technical skills on your end. Furthermore, Book Republic will not be responsible 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 the loss of profit and lesser income from your self-publishing venture.
Website Traffic and Other Trafficking Technologies Used
The Book Republic site accumulates SSI (Standard Statistical Information) about site visits and store it in log files. This basic information on 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 and maintain our site. We will not link this data to other information we gather about you.
The company’s web server collects the basic technical information of visitors including their IP address, referral data, and domain name. We also track and keep count the activity of our website’s visitor into our analysis of general traffic flows. For statistical purposes, the company 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 the company and 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 the company’s user base as a whole. The company 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 the company has partnered with to provide certain features on the company’s 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.
How you can Delete, Update or correct your Information
Feel free to contact Book Republic 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 the site or as needed to provide you service. The company will also use your information when it is necessary to comply with the company’s legal obligations and enforce agreements and resolves disputes.
The company 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. Book Republic’s site stores their personal information for the main purpose of the service.
Links to 3rd Party
Social Media Features and Widgets
The Book Republic website includes social media features, such as the “Like” button of Facebook and widget such as the interactive mini-programs that run the company’s 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.
Announcements and Newsletters
The company will ask for your email address if you are interested to subscribe to the company’s 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 the company.
Promos and Discounts
The company may create promos and come up with amazing special deals on the company’s publishing and marketing services from time to time. Therefore, the company may request for your contact information such as name and ship 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. The company’s promos, discounts, and other contests will be used to evaluate, improve or heighten the quality of the company’s services towards clients.
Changes to the Policy