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We are committed to protecting your privacy, and we fully respect and appreciate the importance of data security and privacy online.
We collect your personal information through our website or otherwise as described herein. If you have any questions about how we do this, you can contact us using the details provided at the end of this policy.
We collect contact information about you when you register with us or initiate and/or complete a trade or transaction with Ziffit (“Contact Information”). Contact Information includes your name, your email address, and your postal address..
You may decide to receive payment via an electronic payment to your account or through your PayPal account. For electronic payments, we will collect your account number and routing number, and for PayPal payments, we will collect your PayPal account identifier, which is typically your email address (collectively, “Payment Information”).
We will also collect information which you send to us while using our website or our services (“User Information”).
We also collect analytical information such as the time of your visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the webpages; referring site details; network location; products you viewed, browser type, operating system, IP address, and device information (“Analytical Information”).
We partner with marketing and analytics companies who may also provide Analytical Information about you or your behavior online. This is also explained in more detail below. If you do not provide this information, you may not be able to create an account or use our services.
We use your Contact Information to provide you our Services. We use your Payment Information to process payments to you as a feature of our Services. We may use Analytical Information and User Information to improve our website and other products / services, and to offer our services to you.
We may also use your Contact Information and User Information to process your order, to manage your account and to email you about other products and services which may be of interest to you, and to assist with customer service enquiries.
We also use Analytical Information to personalize your repeat visits to this website.
We may also pass on your Contact Information, User Information and Analytical Information to our affiliates, so they may contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest to you.
We may also need to share your Contact Information, Analytical Information, and Payment Information with other third parties who provide services to us and require such particular information to provide such services, including our third-party logistics provider that intakes and processes the trades, FedEx (for order fulfilment), or our technical service providers. When we do this, we limit the information disclosed to that which is absolutely necessary and take commercially reasonable measures to ensure that we have appropriate technical and organizational data protection measures in place.
We may also need to process your personal information in order to comply with our own legal and regulatory obligations.
We may also need to share your personal data with a third party if that third party is considering investing in us or acquiring all or part of our business. If we do so, we will ensure that reasonable security and confidentially measures are in place.
We work with social and business media platforms including Facebook to bring you targeted advertising about our services and improve your experience on our website. To do this, we provide them with a list of email addresses and they confirm if they operate accounts with those email addresses. If the platform does not have an account with a matching email address, the contract terms under which they act as our processor for this purpose does not permit them to make any further use of the email address we provided. We believe we have a legitimate interest in customizing our social media communications in this way and that there is minimal impact on your privacy. If you have an account on any platform, you can set your preferences via your platform account to prevent this type of advertising.
Personal data is transferred or stored either within the United States and the European Economic Area (‘EEA’). This website is hosted with Google Cloud, who store data in the United States under strict safeguards, more information about these practices can be found here. Personal information is collected and used for the reasons set out above, and shall not be stored for longer than necessary for those purposes. Generally, we store your personal information for no longer than the time you have an account with us, plus an additional seven years. Where you do not sign-up for an account or otherwise use our services, we only store your personal information for two years.
We may send you information about products and services of ours or of other companies within ‘World of Books Inc.’ which we believe may be of interest.
If you have consented to receive marketing communications, you may opt out at a later date.
If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us or use the opt-out procedure in the respective email.
In relation to the California Civil Code (Section 1798.83), all residents of California who have provided personal information to a business with whom they have established a business / consumer relationship have the right to request information regarding the disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you would like to make that request, please contact us or write to us at the address listed below.
Our mailing address:
10600 Toebben Drive,
Or through email using our contact us form.