(Last Updated on 27 Oct 2005)
E-Book Systems is committed to protecting your privacy. Generally,
you can surf through many portions of our web sites without giving
us any personally identifiable information (such as name, address,
phone number, or e-mail address) about yourself. Sometimes we do
need personally identifiable information to provide services that
situations in which we may collect anonymous user information.
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Why we collect personally identifiable information
E-Book Systems collects and uses your personally identifiable
information to give you better customer service and to provide you
with convenient access to our products and services. We also use
your personally identifiable information to keep you up to date on
the latest product announcements, software updates, special offers,
and other information we think you’d like to hear about. We may also
use your personally identifiable information to contact you to
participate in a market research survey, so that we can gauge
customer satisfaction and develop better products.
Out of respect for your privacy, we give you the option to not
receive these types of communications. If you do not wish to receive
our promotional material you may opt-out of receiving it by replying
to a promotional email with “unsubscribe” in the subject line of
your reply, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org at any
time. Additionally, you may instruct us to remove your information
from the customer lists which we distribute to our advertisers and
other third party marketers.
How we collect personally identifiable information
We collect personally identifiable information about you in several
ways. For example, we might ask for your contact information when
you correspond with us, call us to make a purchase or request
service, register to attend a seminar, or participate in an online
survey. In addition, when you register a new E-Book Systems product,
purchase a product from our website, register as a blogger on our
site, sign up for hosting services, respond to one of our online
surveys, fill in an online form, use our online services, provide us
with a card at a trade show, or ask to be included in an email
mailing list, we collect and store the information you provide in a
When we disclose personally identifiable information
E-Book Systems works with other companies that help us provide
E-Book Systems products and services to you, and we may provide your
personally identifiable information to these companies. For example,
we give shipping companies this shipping related information so they
can deliver your products efficiently.
E-Book Systems may occasionally share your personally identifiable
information with carefully selected technology companies, to keep
you informed about related products and services.
The personal information you provide us when registering as a
blogger on our blog site is publicly available on that site as part
of your member profile and may be accessed and viewed by other
members. You may change, edit or delete information about yourself
in your member profile at any time by clicking the "Edit your
profile" tab after you have logged in.
Some of our sites allow you to post information in public forums.
Any information you voluntarily disclose through this medium is
necessarily disclosed to the public.
From time to time, we may information about our members in the form
of aggregated statistics to third parties for marketing purposes.
At times we may be required by law or legal process to disclose your
personally identifiable information. We may also disclose
information about you if we believe that disclosure is necessary for
the public interest.
Additionally, E-Book Systems may sell, transfer, or otherwise
disclose your personally identifiable information in the event of a
corporate merger, consolidation, or the sale of substantially all
How we protect your personally identifiable information
E-Book Systems safeguards the security of the order data you send us
with physical and electronic procedures.
The E-Book Systems Store uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer
(SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal information is
required. To make purchases from the E-Book System’s online Store,
you must use an SSL-enabled browser such as Netscape Navigator 3.0
or later, or Internet Explorer. This protects the confidentiality of
your personal and credit card information while it is transmitted
over the Internet.
When you view a FlipBook on our sites, our server collects anonymous
viewing information. Anonymous viewing information is data regarding
the time spent viewing specific pages in the FlipBook, the order in
which pages are viewed, the time of day pages are accessed, and IP
addresses. Anonymous viewing information does not include any
personally identifiable information. We collect this anonymous
viewing information in order to understand customer usage and
measure the performance of our services. We may disclose this
anonymous viewing information in the form of aggregated statistics
to third parties for a variety of purposes. For example, we may
disclose how long the average viewer spends on a certain page for
E-Book Systems as an Application Service Provider
In certain instances, E-Book Systems may provide its technology for
collecting anonymous viewing information to third parties’ websites.
The information E-Book Systems processes on such third parties’
websites belongs to those third parties, and is governed by their
privacy policies. In certain instances, E-Book Systems may obtain
rights from those third parties to use the information collected on
an aggregated basis only for its own marketing and internal analysis
E-Book Systems’ commitment to privacy
E-Book Systems does not knowingly solicit personal information from
children under the age of thirteen or send them requests for
personal information. By visiting our site, you represent and
warrant that you are not under the age of thirteen. If E-Book
Systems becomes aware it has received information from a child under
the age of thirteen, we will delete all personally identifiable
information concerning that child from our records. Such information
will not be used for any other purposes, nor will it be disclosed to
E-Book Systems’ website contains links to other sites. E-Book
Systems does not share your personal information with those websites
and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you
to learn about the privacy policies of any websites that you visit.
By using E-Book Systems’ site, you agree to the terms of this
change at any time. If any material changes are made to this Privacy
Policy, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our home
page. By using the site after any such announcement, you agree to