Collection and Use of Personal Information:
The term “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual, including a person’s name and email address.
We may collect personal information when you:
Visit our Website; Sign-up to receive promotional email or other communications from Sonali’s Book Club; Contact us with a comment, question or complaint.
Visiting our Website:
We collect the Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses of visitors to our Website and other information about your visit, such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our Website. We use this information to help us understand our Website activity, and to monitor and improve our Website.
When you contact us with a comment, question or complaint, you may be asked to provide personal information (such as your name or email address) along with any additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question or respond to your comment or complaint. We may also retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service.
Disclosure of Personal Information:
Our policy is that we do not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer your personal information, without your consent, except as otherwise set out herein. We may maintain or process your personal information in India or other jurisdictions.
Service Provider Arrangements:
We may transfer (or otherwise make available) your personal information to third parties who provide services on our behalf. For example, we may use service providers to operate certain features or send email or other communications. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes.
Sonali’s Book Club and other service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by applicable Indian or other law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or as otherwise permitted by law.
Our Website and Ads may use a technology called “cookies”. A cookie is a tiny element of data that our Website can send to your browser, which is stored on your hard drive so we may later be able to recognize your computer or other device while you interact with our Ads or our Website. Most web browsers allow you to modify your settings to notify you when you receive a cookie or to reject cookies entirely. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from our Website, you may not be able to take advantage of all of their respective features.
We use Google Analytics to help us gather and analyze information about the areas that you visit on the Website to evaluate and improve the customer experience and the convenience of the Website, and to help us evaluate some of the specific information related to your Website visits. To opt-out of Google Analytics’ tracking of your Website visit across all websites, Google makes a tool available that you can install in your browser.
Security of Personal Information:
We have implemented measures designed to help protect personal information in our custody and control. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control. We have personal information retention processes designed to retain personal information of our customers for no longer than necessary for the purposes stated above or to otherwise meet legal requirements.
Access to your Personal Information:
You have the right to access, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. You may request access, updating and corrections of inaccuracies in personal information we have in our custody or control by emailing or writing to us at the contact information set out below. We may request certain personal information for the purposes of verifying the identity of the individual seeking access to their personal information records.