What kind of personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
When browsing and purchasing books on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number, postal address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you via our PayPal account when you purchase one or more books, or when you send us an email message via the fill-out form on our contact page.
What kind of tracking or A.I. powered technology do you use on your website?
Please be aware that, unless otherwise updated, BBU Publishing or BBUPublishing.com will not ask for your location. We also don’t send out newsletters, perform online or mail-in surveys, send out fill out forms, use Live Chat, use Support Tickets or ChatBots.
How do we use your information?
We only use the information we collect from you in the following ways:
- To allow us to send you the books that you have purchased from us to the postal address you provide us with
- To process the payment of the book purchase via PayPal
- To follow up after correspondence (email or phone inquiries)
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use regular Malware Scanning.
We use an SSL certificate
We use an SSL (https://) because it’s the standard in the industry for navigation safety.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
Yes, some. ‘Cookies’ small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use ‘cookies’ to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use ‘cookies’ to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We use ‘cookies’ to:
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf (such as PayPal). 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 the 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, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. It won’t affect the user’s experience in any other way.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website. We don’t have paid advertising by third parties on our website.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
You can change your personal information:
- By emailing us
- By calling us (standard PST office hours 9am to 5pm)
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we don’t allow third-party behavioral tracking
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. While we do create our books for children under the age of 13 years old, the purchases made on this website must be done by the adult owner of such credit card and/or PayPal account.
Fair Information Practices
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 you via email within 90 business days.
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:
- Send information related to a purchase, respond to inquiries for bulk purchase or author visit, and/or other requests or questions
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, if we ever do send one.
- 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.
- Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.