Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") governs the manner in which Books Without Borders, Inc. ("BWB", "we", "us", "our") collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the website and any related sub-domains ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered through the Site.

Your Acceptance

BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE OR BY SUBMITTING PERSONAL INFORMATION TO US OR ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO BWB’S COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF SUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY (AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME) AND AS PERMITTED OR REQUIRED BY LAW. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not provide us with any personal information or use the Site. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us (see “Contacting Us” section below).


We may, from time to time, modify our Privacy Policy and will post a copy of the amended Privacy Policy on the Site, so we encourage you to review it periodically. If we make any substantial changes to the use of your personal information, we will notify you [by posting a prominent notice on the Site]. If you do not agree to the Privacy Policy as amended, you are not authorized to use the Site. If you wish to cancel your account because you do not agree with the Privacy Policy as amended, you may do so as described in the Section “Canceling Your Account” of the Terms & Conditions. You will be deemed to have accepted the Privacy Policy, as amended, if you continue to use the Site after any amendments are posted on the Site.

Personal Identification Information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. Non-personal identification information may be linked with your personal information contained in your account, so it may be regarded as personal information.

Web Browser Cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How We Use Collected Information

We may collect and use Users' personal information for the following purposes:

How We Protect Your Information

To protect the confidentiality of your personal information, we endeavour to use appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. Our Site is also in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users. Nevertheless, such security measures cannot prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of personal information and we are not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such incidents.

Sharing Your Personal Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

We may share your personal information to the following:

In addition, if BWB merges with another company, is subject to a corporate reorganization, sells or transfers all or part of its business, assets or shares, or in the event of bankruptcy, it is possible that your personal information we possess may be sold, transferred or otherwise shared as part of that transaction. Also, We may decide to retain a copy of the information post transaction.

Third Party Websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.


Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Tracking Technologies

We use tools such as Google Analytics, a third-party tracking service, which uses cookies to track non-personally identifiable information about our visitors to our site in the aggregate to capture usage and volume statistics. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by BWB only and does not cover the use of cookies by any third-party.

Compliance With Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

BWB has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Limitation of Liability

Despite our best efforts to ensure third parties will not access or obtain your personal information through the Site, complete confidentiality and security cannot currently be guaranteed on the Internet and/or where data is transferred via wireless digital technology of any type. Communication in this manner is subject to interception, loss, or alteration. You acknowledge and agree that BWB cannot be held responsible for any losses or damages whether pecuniary or otherwise resulting from the transmission of your personal information in this manner and that such communications are at your own risk.


Correcting or Updating Your Personal Information

You should advise us if you believe that your Personal Information is inaccurate. You have the right (i) to ask for your personal information to be corrected or updated and (ii) to withdraw your consent to the use by BWB of your personal information. To do so, please update your account information or contact us at As a result, you may not be able to use certain or all of our services.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with our Site, please contact us at:


Address 145 Hook Creek Boulevard
Bldg A6
Valley Stream, NY 11581
Phone 1-212-461-3670

This document was last updated on December 15, 2014.