Last updated December 14, 2016
Bookstores.com is committed to keeping your information private and confidential.
you to contact us or live chat with our Customer Care Department. Our complete contact information, including telephone number and physical mailing
address, may be found on our
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.
Bookstores.com is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We
will not sell, share, or rent this information to any outside parties, except as
outlined in this policy. Bookstores.com collects information from users at several
different places on our website in order to process orders and better serve you
with pertinent information. Information collected includes name, shipping address,
billing address, telephone numbers, e-mail address, and payment information such
as credit card. Bookstores.com also requires you to submit a user name and password
of your choice for future access to your information. Your user name and password
is to remain confidential and you should not share this information with anyone.
In order to process your orders using this website, a user must first complete the
registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact
information, which includes name, e-mail, telephone number and physical address.
This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site, such
as sending automated order status updates. This information is NOT shared.
Most of the information collected in the registration process will be used to process
orders. In the order process, a user must provide additional financial information
such as credit card number and expiration date. This information is used for billing
purposes and to fulfill customer’s orders. If we have trouble processing an order,
this contact information is used to get in touch with the user. We do not share
your personal and financial information with any third parties. The only exception
is when processing your credit card information with the merchant bank for authorization
and approval. This process is protected by an enhanced security system. Note:
For enhanced security and privacy, Bookstores.com does NOT save your credit/debit
card information. See Security section for
more details on security measures and procedures.
We at Bookstores.com and our marketing partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers, use technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts, to analyze trends, administer the website, tracking users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis.
We and third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.
We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this website and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here (or if located in the European Union click here). Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.
We do not link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.
We use outside shipping companies (FedEx and USPS) to ship orders and credit card processing companies (VeriSign/Penn Securities) to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. We also use third party service providers for the shopping cart (Google Checkout & PayPal) and they do not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
Bookstores.com is located in Ohio and abides by all federal and state laws. Bookstores.com will disclose any personally identifiable information when required to by law, in response to lawful requests by public authorities, such as to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, subpoena, or similar legal process when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request, but not under any other circumstances.
We may also disclose your personal information if Bookstores.com 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 Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personally identifiable information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personally identifiable information.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware Bookstores.com is
not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. We encourage our
users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of
each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This
privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
You can log in to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personally identifiable information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.
Bookstores.com's website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information.
When users submit sensitive information via the website, that information is protected
both online and off-line.
When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such
as credit card number), that information is encrypted and protected with the best
encryption software in the industry: SSL. Startfield Technologies, Inc uses SSL technology with advanced
128-bit encryption to process our payments. To learn more about Startfield Technologies, Inc, SSL, or
payment processing, please visit Startfield Technologies, Inc.
All of our users’ information is classified and restricted. The Bookstores.com
facility is a secured and locked facility. Only employees who need the information
to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.
If you wish to have your information removed, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
to do so. For future transactions, you will be required to re-enter your information.
All Bookstores.com servers, including web servers and database servers, are housed
at Bookstores.com and maintained in-house by Bookstores.com. Access to the database
is strictly monitored and protected from outside access. Internet access is restricted
and protected by firewall and password protection. The servers that we store personally
identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an e-mail
to us at email@example.com.
If you choose to receive special offers, Bookstores.com may send you such pertinent
information. Our special offers are sent only to customers who grant Bookstores.com
permission to send such information. Bookstores.com does not share your information
with third parties for their promotional purposes and does not solicit outside parties to send special offers on
Out of respect for the privacy of our users, we present the option to not receive
these types of communications. Furthermore, all special offers are sent via e-mail
and have a "remove link" if you wish to no longer receive special offers and news.
Otherwise, customers may occasionally receive information on products, services,
special deals, or news. Please see our choice and opt-out below for further details
of how to be removed from our mailing list.
Upon request Bookstores.com will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. Customers may change or review their account information such as street address
or credit card information in the My Account
area, or by going to the home page and
clicking on the My Account button.
You MUST have your username and password in order to access your account.
If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your personally identifiable information to provide you services contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your personally identifiable information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Bookstores.com does not use customer’s information for contact other than Bookstores.com pertinent business. However, for customers who wish to opt-out or be removed from Bookstores.com special offers, newsletter or marketing email and related news emails, there are a couple methods to accomplish this request. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these emails by using the link provided in the email to automatically unsubscribe. They may also send us an e-mail to email@example.com with a request to be removed.
If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner
different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users via e-mail. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information
in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy
policy under which the information was collected.
may visit our website at http://www.bookstores.com where news of changes will
be posted prior to the change becoming effective. Otherwise, you may e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you send us
an e-mail request, we will respond to that e-mail only. You will not receive promotional
materials unless you specifically grant us permission to send those. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
You may also send a request to our physical address at:
802 Avondale Ave.
Grandview Heights, OH