EFFECTIVE JAN 1, 2007
Bouje Publishing's Online Privacy including Children's
About Bouje Publishing
Bouje Publishing is an Atlanta-based publisher that specializes in books that move minds to imagine and seize opportunities. Bouje publishes the Future Business Leaders' Series™. Bouje Publishing's books teach kids how to be entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested
BoujePublishing.com is committed to providing a secure environment, while allowing children 13 and under to explore our site and have an enjoyable online experience. We understand the importance of safeguarding their personal information and attempt to collect only what is necessary for their privacy and security. The following Frequently Asked Questions will help parents and children understand how we collect, use and share information about you and your children on BoujePublishing.com and its affiliates. Personal identifiable information According to the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act, personally identifiable information includes any of the following:
- Full name
- Physical address
- E-mail address
- Social security number
- Telephone number
- A screen name revealing an e-mail address
- A persistent identifier such as a cookie, combined with personal information
- Any information tied to personal information such as age, gender, hobbies, etc.
At various points of entrance, purchase, or inquiry on BoujePublishing.com and its affiliates, we may ask for a name, physical address, e-mail address, screen name, password, telephone number and/or birth date. At no point do we request a social security number or gender.
The Way We Use Information:
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order. We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. You can register with our website, if you would like to receive our emails as well as updates on our new products. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out a registration form. We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals. Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Information Bouje Publishing.com collect from children under 13
Children can surf BoujePublishing.com and view content without any personally identifiable information being collected. If any user, regardless of age, visits BoujePublishing.com he/she has the option to register on our site to participate in contests, provide feedback and ideas, receive product information or specials via e-mail. E-mail registration is not required for general use of the site. If a user chooses to register with BoujePublishing.com, we collect limited information such as name, e-mail address and password. We assume any user registering on our site is upfront and honest regarding their personal information. If a user is identified as being under the age of 13, we will request a parent's e-mail address to verify consent of the child's use of the site. BoujePublishing.com will send a request for permission to the parent's e-mail address. If a parent does not give express permission for his child to use our site within 72 hours, the child's information will be dropped from our database. Online contests require a name, physical address, telephone number (used as an alternate method to notify winner) e-mail address and parent's or guardian's e-mail address. Notification of prizewinner will be sent to the parent or guardian's e-mail address.
Purchasing from BoujePublishing.com:
In order to purchase from BoujePublishing.com, a user must establish an account with us or one of our Affilates. We use account information (name, e-mail address, phone number, mailing address and credit card information) to process your order. This information is stored in a secure database and is only accessible to Bouje Publishing and its Affiliates' employees with proper clearance. We do not recommend any child under the age of 18 purchase items on our sites without a parent or guardian present. Conditions for Submitting Content: You may submit certain content to be posted on this Web Site (“Content”). You may only submit Content for the lawful, stated purposes of this Web Site. You agree, that in submitting Content for posting, you will not, nor will you allow others to, directly or indirectly: (i) submit any incomplete, false or inaccurate information; (ii) submit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, or tortious or materials which infringe or violate any third party's copyright, trademark, trade secrets, privacy or other proprietary or property right or that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law; (iii) impersonate any person or entity, including without limitation a Bouje Publishing employee or agent, an authorized user of Bouje Publishing's services, a Candidate, an Employer [or a Recruiter], or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with any person or entity; (vi) post opinions, notices or advertisements, commercial or otherwise or solicit business from Recruiters or Employers who post on this Web Site. In addition, you agree that you are solely responsible for actions and communications undertaken or transmitted in the course of your usage of this Web Site, and that you will comply with all laws that apply or may apply to your use of or activities on this Web Site or in respect of the Information and Materials. Bouje Publishing will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. Bouje publishing reserves the right at all times to disclose any Content provided by you as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or remove any Content, in whole or in part, that in Bouje Publishing's sole discretion is objectionable or in violation of these TERMS
Use and share of the information collected
We respect your privacy and understand the importance of data security. Any personal information BoujePublishing.com collects from children under 13 is kept confidential. Bouje Publishing reserves the right to market to the child who provided the information, assuming parental consent is granted (if under the age of 13). Even though we may collect personally identifiable information for online contests, notification of winners is sent to the parent's e-mail address given at point of contest registration. BoujePublishing.com may use the information we collect to improve our web site design and content and analyze site usage by age, location, etc. For these purposes, BoujePublishing contracts with third party service partners. These partners provide us with data collection, storage and reporting services only and are restricted from using your child's information in any way, other than to help us make our site more useful to our visitors. Service partners are required to sign confidentiality agreements and will abide by BoujePublishing's privacy policies. To opt-out of having your child's personal information available to our service partners, please email: email@example.com with subject line: Opt-Out When required by law, we will disclose information we collect to comply with a court order, subpoena or law enforcement agency request.
Our site does contain links to other sites. These sites may have varying practices for the collection of personal information. BoujePublishing.com is not responsible for the privacy or content of such web sites. Users should consult the privacy statement of the site they wish to link in order to determine their policies.
WebLogs, Wikis, Message Boards, Audio, Videos
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to WebLogs, Wikis, Message Boards, Videos, or any other Public Forums that that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.
Parent Notification of the collection of personal information for children under 13
If a child posts to or registers on BoujePublishing.com and we determine that said child is under the age of 13, we will send an e-mail notification to their parent or guardian asking express permission for their child to use/receive information from BoujePublishing.com. If we do not receive parental consent within 72 hours, the child's information will be deleted from our database. If a child registers on BoujePublishing.com and we receive parental consent, parents will only be notified again in the event their child has won a contest or if our information collection practices change. Parents may choose to review, edit or delete the information we have collected regarding their child. In order to access your child's account, you must have their e-mail address and password.
A cookie is a small information file stored on your machine that serves as an identifier. Cookies alone do not contain any personally identifiable information. Although cookies are not required, we use them to make web shopping easier for you. If you choose, you can disable cookies on your computer by indicating this in your options menu on your PC browser.
A Final Note to Parents
The Internet offers a world of opportunity for children. Your guidance and involvement are essential to help ensure that children have a safe and rewarding online experience. We encourage you to the visit The Direct Marketing Association's website (www.the-dma.org) and explore the Get CyberSavvy! Program. Get CyberSavvy! helps families learn how information flows online so they can use the Internet in ways that protect their privacy and well-being. It also contains a number of valuable resources to help parents and children be aware of and express their preferences about information that is collected online and how it is used. Your efforts to instill responsible information practices will help steer your children to age-appropriate sites, and will go a long way toward ensuring that your children have enriching experiences online.
This policy is not intended to be a contractual obligation of any kind. It is intended to set forth Bouje Publishing's current policy. Bouje Publishing will take reasonable measures to implement this policy.
Questions/Comments regarding children's online safety
If you have any questions or comments regarding BoujePublishing.com privacy policies/practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 1.404.966.1732
For correspondence via mail:
Attn. Legal Dept. – COPPA compliance
1101 Juniper Street, Suite 602
Atlanta, GA 30309