Privacy Policy
All information you submit to Reading Alley will never be sold, transferred or given to any entity. Except for winners of contests, where your name and email address would be submitted to the prize sponsor to enable him/her to send you your winnings or you forfeit your prize.
Your privacy is important to Reading Alley!

Our Privacy Policy explains:

  • What information we collect
  • How we use that information
  • How we protect your privacy
  • The choices we offer, including how to access and update information
INFORMATION COLLECTION
We collect and store information to provide you with better services, and to measure and improve them over time.
Personal Information: When registering at the site, you may be asked to fill out your name, email address, and other details such as your genre of interest, social media, etc. You may provide the most basic information just to enable you to use the site, or offer as much information as you wish to enjoy a customized experience.
Log Data: When you use our services, we may receive certain information, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information, search terms and cookie information.
Cookies: Cookies are used to understand and save user's preferences for future visits. 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. If you choose to disable cookies, note that some services may not function properly.
External Data Storage Sites: We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
Surveys and Contests/Events: From time to time, our site may hold surveys and contests/events. Participation in these activities is completely voluntary, and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code). Contact information will only be used to ship prizes to winners. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use the satisfaction of this site.
INFORMATION USAGE

We may use the information we collected from you in the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content that you are most interested in.
  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.
  • To improve customer service.
  • To send periodic, targeted emails with regard to our products and services.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
YOUR PRIVACY IS IMPORTANT TO US
Reading Alley will not sell, barter, transfer, give away or rent out information that you have provided to another entity for any reason whatsoever without your consent, unless we are required to do so in compliance with the law and regulatory requirements.
Reading Alley does not ask for nor store your financial information in our database, such as credit card. All payments are processed through Paypal, which has made provisions for secure transactions.
Reading Alley also implements a variety of security measures. All data is sent over a secure SSL/HTTPS connection, the same encryption technology used by banks. This is to maintain the safety of your personal information and, in the case of authors and publishers, your books, from the time you log in to the site until you leave. We also keep off-site backups in case of disasters.
While we have taken reasonable measures to ensure that your data is safe and secure, nevertheless, no security measures are absolute, and there is always a possibility that a security breach could occur.
In the event that Reading Alley is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. This Privacy Policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity. We may also disclose information about you to our corporate affiliates in order to help provide, understand, and improve our Services and our affiliates’ services.
YOUR ACCESS TO AND CONTROL OVER INFORMATION
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can amend your relevant personal details at any time by logging into the site and updating your profile.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
We may provide affiliate links to online bookstores for easy purchase of books by interested readers. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Please be aware that we are not responsible or liable for the content and activities of these linked sites. We encourage users to read the privacy statements of these sites.
INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM CHILDREN
You must be at least 18 years old to use the Reading Alley site and services. Reading Alley does not specifically market to people under 18.
YOUR PRIVACY RESPONSIBILITIES

To help protect your privacy, be sure:

  • Not to share your user ID or password with anyone else;
  • To log off the Reading Alley website when you are finished, especially if you are using a public computer;
  • To take customary precautions against "malware" (i.e. virus, Trojan horse, bots, etc) by installing and updating suitable anti-virus software.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please visit our Terms and Conditions establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of the site.
YOUR CONSENT
By using our site, you consent to our PRIVACY POLICY.
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to change this privacy policy as we deem necessary or appropriate because of legal compliance requirements or changes in our business practices. We will endeavor to inform you, via email, of any material change to how we will use personally identifiable information. We will also post those changes on this page.
Effective March 9, 2015.