At The Wisdom of Others we care deeply about protecting your privacy.
• We won't sell, rent, lease, license, or sub-license any of your personal information.
• We won’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
• We won't share or give out your personal information except to fulfill orders you place or as required by law.
• We won't provide your email address to other companies unless it is required to fulfill orders you place.
• You can cancel your account at any time.
Collection of Personal Information
The Personal Information we gather from you helps us learn about visitors to the Website, our customers and potential customers. We use this information to provide our Services to you, to better tailor the features, performance and support of our website, products and services, and to offer you additional information and opportunities.
Personal Information You Provide to Us
We collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through our Website.
When you register on the Website, we will collect your full name and username, a password, and an email address.
When you order products on the Website, we will collect all information necessary to complete the transaction, including your name, credit card information, billing information and shipping information.
When you contact us to submit comments, questions or feedback, we will collect your name, email address and your comment, question or feedback.
When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional profile information.
When you use our site to send e-mail, we will collect and store such e-mail addresses.
When you contact us by sending us an email, we will collect your email address and any information contained in the email you send us and any information attached to the email.
Please note that content that you use for your Books or that you contribute to Books might also contain Personal Information. Please be mindful that such content may be made available to others as content of your Books or the Books of others to which you contribute content and that you therefore should only use and contribute content that you are comfortable sharing under these conditions.
Personal Information Collected Via Technology
An “Internet protocol address” or “IP Address” is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. In some cases your IP Address stays the same from browser session to browser session; but if you use a consumer internet access provider, your IP Address probably varies from session to session. We track IP Addresses solely in conjunction with session cookies to analyze our web page flow.
“Cookies” are small pieces of information that a web site sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a web site. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on the Website. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable Cookies, some areas of the Website may not work properly.
Use of Information
In general, Personal Information you submit to us is used either to respond to requests that you make, or to aid us in serving you better. We may also use your Personal Information to provide you with The Wisdom of Others surveys, or promotional emails regarding changes and upgrades to our website, products and services and for other marketing purposes of The Wisdom of Others.
We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We may use this Anonymous Information to analyze request patterns and usage patterns so that we may enhance our website, products and services. The Wisdom of Others reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in its discretion.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may share your Personal Information with third parties to provide you with the products and services that we offer you through the Website. These third parties are required not to use your Personal Information other than to provide the products and services requested by The Wisdom of Others and are bound by confidentiality agreements with regard to their use of such information. You expressly consent to the sharing of your Personal Information with our contractors and third party service providers for the sole purpose of providing products and services to you.
We may enter into agreements with Partner Companies pursuant to which we provide the Partner Companies with an URL and a customer registration page co-branded with, or private labeled by, the Partner Companies, and the Partner Companies distributes and promotes the URL to its customers. A Partner Company may want access to Personal Information that we collect from their customers. As a result, if you register on the Website through a Partner Company, we may provide your Personal Information to the Partner Company. Because we do not control the privacy practices of our Partner Companies, you should read and understand their privacy policies.
Regardless of any choices you make regarding your Personal Information (as described below), we may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on The Wisdom of Others; or (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of The Wisdom of Others or users of our Website and Services.
Your Personal Information
You may change any of the Personal Information in your account at any time by editing it yourself or by sending an email to us at the email address set forth below.
We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are under the age of 18.
The Wisdom of Others is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
Even though The Wisdom of Others has taken significant steps to ensure that your Personal Information is not intercepted, accessed, used, or disclosed by unauthorized persons, you should know that The Wisdom of Others cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information, including but not limited to access of accounts through stolen passwords, fraud, malicious files or illegal access of our or our service providers computers or systems. The Wisdom of Others explicitly disclaims any warranty, express or implied, concerning the security of any systems not directly owned by The Wisdom of Others.
This Policy was last updated in August 2012.