Greg Trine, the author of the Melvin Beederman series respects your concerns about privacy and value the relationship we have with you. This Privacy Notice describes the types of personal information we collect on www.melvinbeederman.com, how we may use that information, and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Notice also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the information. In addition, we describe the choices you can make about how we use the information you provide to us. We also tell you how you can reach us to update your contact information, contact us with general questions or comments, inquire about our company and its products and services, or answer any questions you may have about our privacy practices.
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Information We Collect
If you request the author, Greg Trine and/or the illustrator, Rhode Montijo to speak at your school, library or other group, we’ll ask for information such as mailing address, phone, and e-mail address, as well as specifics about the event you wish to host, which may include intended audience, format, size of audience, amount of honorarium to be paid, etc.
Getting Our Products
On occasion, we may offer giveaways or other promotional items. In these instances, we will request your contact information (such as name and mailing address) to fulfill your request, and may request other information that we think is useful or relevant.
Surveys and Questionnaires
We may ask visitors to our website to complete online surveys and opinion polls on a variety of topics, such as their activities, attitudes, and interests, and our products and services. These surveys help us understand the needs of our visitors.
Chat Rooms, Forums and Discussion Groups
In the future, we may choose to host chat rooms, forums and/or discussion groups on our website. If you choose to participate in a chat room, forum or discussion group, we may request certain information such as your email address and date of birth or age range. Please be aware that some or all information you provide (including personally-identifiable information) in connection with a chat room, forum or discussion group may become publicly available.
You may choose to contact us through our website. If you e-mail us comments or questions, we will have your e-mail address, as well as any other information you choose to provide.
Other Site Features
We may from time to time offer visitors to our website various other features, and we may ask for certain personal information in connection with these features.
Passive Collection of Information
When you visit our website, your browser automatically sends us certain Internet-related information, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you’re using and your originating domain.
We also collect certain information about use of our website, such as the number of hits to the site, how many users visited the site, the average time spent on the site, the pages viewed and features downloaded, referring URL’s and referring websites. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor our website to our visitors.
How We Use Information We Collect
Information collected through our website is used in connection with the purpose for which it was submitted (for example, to contact you to answer a question [or plan an author event], or to send you information or a product you’ve requested).
We may also use the information we collect to send you information or products we think may be of interest to you, to customize our contacts with you and to do other internal analyses, such as market research, that will allow us to better meet the needs of our customers.
Information We Share
We do not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose personal information about our website visitors, except as described here. We will not share information about you with unrelated third parties for their own marketing purposes without your prior consent. We may, however, disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law, (ii) in response to legal process, (iii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iv) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to ensure that the transferee uses personal information you have provided through this website in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice.
Links to Other Websites
We provide links to other website for your convenience and information, including websites of other companies related to us by common ownership. These sites may operate independently from www.henryhotlchildrenbooks.com, and may not be under our control. These sites may have their own privacy notices in place, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked website. We may not be responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or the privacy practices of these sites.
This website contains information which may be of interest to young people, but it is our policy not to collect personal information from children under 13. If we do so in the future, we will comply with the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. We use technical measures intended to prevent collection of personal information from children under 13, and in connection with certain features or activities offered on this website, from young people under the age of 18.
We use administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect information we collect against foreseeable hazards. Please note, however, that perfect security does not exist on the Internet.
Updates to this Privacy Notice
We may change or update portions of this Privacy Notice at any time and without prior notice to you. Please check back from time to time so you are aware of any changes or updates to the Notice. We will indicate above the effective date of the Notice.
How to Contact Us
If you would like to update your contact information, or have any questions about our information practices or our products or services, please contact us by:
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