Privacy Policy

(Updated as of 8 March 2016)

 


Welcome to Krullstonepublishing.com. By using Krullstonepublishing.com (including www.krullstonepublishing.com, its related subdomains and microsites, Krullstone Publishing’s mobile website, and other Krullstone Publishing tools and applications expressly linked to this Privacy Policy or to Krullstonepublishing.com {collectively, the “Site”}), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) and Krullstone Publishing’s (and its affiliates’) use of your information as described in this Policy, and you expressly agree to comply with the Terms of Use.

 

Please take a moment to read our Policy which explains what type of information is collected through the Site, how that information is used, to whom it is disclosed, and how it is safeguarded. 

 

 

TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Krullstone Publishing does not automatically collect personally identifiable or other personal information about you when you visit our Site. However, depending upon how you use this Site, we may collect information, including personal information, from you when you elect to participate in the many interactive features on our Site described below. Examples of information we may collect include your name, home address, e-mail address, telephone number, mobile phone number, location information, mobile device identification, credit card number, purchase and order information, demographical information, and event-related information for signings, etc. Such information is collected when:


•You follow the checkout process and make a purchase;
•You create a personalized Krullstonepublishing.com shopping account for your convenience;
•You use our online order tracking;
•You sign-up to receive our sales and promotional announcements (including e-mail or mobile sales alerts, newsletters, offers, etc.);
•You sign-up online to join a loyalty, rewards, or similar program or club (if offered);
•You participate in one of our promotional sweepstakes, contests, and/or surveys;
•You use the Ratings & Reviews or related services and features (if offered);
•You submit a request to our Customer Service team;
•You use Krullstone Publishing’s pages on social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube (“Social Media Pages”).

 

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HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We use your personal information to (a) deliver products that you have ordered; (b) to contact you or the product recipient(s) in the event of any order or delivery difficulties; (c) for verification purposes; (d) to respond to your inquiries; (e) to market our products and services to you by providing you with information about our merchandise, promotions, services, Krullstone Publishing’s Site; and/or (f) for other purposes typically associated with electronic and mobile commerce websites and tools.  By using this Site, you agree to the terms of this Policy and Krullstone Publishing’s (and its affiliates’) use of your information as described in this Policy.

 

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INFORMATION WE SHARE WITH THIRD PARTIES

We do not provide your personally identifiable information to anyone except as expressly authorized by you or to companies that provide support services to us. For example, we use third parties to help us fulfill orders, deliver packages, verify name and address information, analyze customer data and surveys, process credit card payments and administer our e-mails and the various online, mobile and other marketing applications and promotions that we offer from time to time.

 

You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect the users of our Site, the site or the public.

 

In the event that Krullstone Publishing and/or its affiliates would merge with, acquire, or be acquired by another business entity as well as (or portions through) an asset sale, some or all of the personal information collected about you could be shared, as well as retained by Krullstone Publishing.

 

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MOBILE AND LOCATION-BASED SERVICES

Krullstone Publishing distributes mobile coupons and text messages to mobile devices of customers who have requested this information via an opt-in request. The opportunity to opt-out of a specific text message marketing campaign will be made available with the messages we send.

 

Krullstone Publishing makes available its mobile website and mobile application to you if you choose to use those channels of the Site through a mobile device. Krullstone Publishing may collect mobile device identification and location-based information in order to provide the specific mobile application location-based service you request. Such location-based application service requires a location to function properly, and your use of the application signifies your agreement to use your location for purposes of the services. If you do not want Krullstone Publishing to use location-based information, please refrain from using a location-based service on the Site or click “Don't Allow” when your mobile device requests your location-based information. Similarly, you may elect to share mobile website content or the mobile application itself with other users, and those types of services may be provided in the form of text messages delivered to the registered mobile device instead of directly through the installed mobile Site application. By using those sharing services of the Site, you accept and agree to utilize such SMS-based communications. If you do not agree to the SMS-based communications, please refrain from using the share or other SMS features of the Site.

 

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SITE TRAFFIC INFORMATION

For the purpose of analyzing site traffic and improving this Site, we collect navigational information when you visit the various pages of our Site through a computer or mobile device.  This information is largely anonymous because it does not directly identify you but instead includes data such as browser type and version, service-provider identification, IP address, the site from which you came, and the site to which you navigate.  Because this type of information does not specifically personally or directly identify you, it is largely anonymous; however, we may associate this navigational information with your personal information if you provide it.

 

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COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS

The Site uses a browser feature known as a “cookie,” which is a small text file number that is stored on your hard drive when you begin to navigate a Site. The cookies used by the Site do not contain any personal information about you, but they may identify your specific computer. Our site utilizes two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie exists only for as long as your browser remains open, whereas a persistent cookie lasts from visit to visit and associates your computer with the information we may have stored from previous Site visits. Persistent cookies streamline your navigation of the Site and allow us to give you a more personalized shopping experience. Managing cookies varies from browser to browser so please refer to your browser for further information. If you would like to disable cookies and web beacons from krullstonepublishing.com, please use the help function in your web browser to restrict cookies from our Site. If you block cookies from krullstonepublishing.com, you may not be able to make purchases or use other interactive features of our Site.

 

In addition, Krullstone Publishing or a service provider and/or third-party analytics company acting as Krullstone Publishing’s agent for this limited purpose, may also use cookies to track activity and click-through behavior to better understand our visitors’ preferences and browsing habits and to provide a more personalized experience while visiting our web pages and for more personalized e-mail alerts.

 

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KRULLSTONE PUBLISHING’S SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES

Krullstone Publishing may collect personal information from you through our Social Media Pages if you provide it. Examples of how personal information may be collected directly on Social Media Pages include your provision of information through (a) an application or form which links to this Policy, including Krullstone Publishing’s sweepstakes or contests appearing on our Social Media Pages and/or (b) you interact with a Krullstone Publishing representative concerning a customer service or other issue.

 

This Policy does not cover the privacy and security practices of the social media sites on which Krullstone Publishing has Social Media Pages. Please review the privacy policies and terms of service on the Social Media Pages if you have any questions about their privacy or security practices.

 

The social media sites where Krullstone Publishing has its Social Media Pages may provide aggregate information and analysis to Krullstone Publishing about visitors’ use of our Social Media Pages.

 

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CHOICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

(a) E-mail: Each e-mail you receive from Krullstone Publishing will offer you the continuing opportunity to cancel or “opt-out” of Krullstone Publishing’s e-mail list.

 

(b) Mobile and Text Messaging: If you have signed-up for mobile/text messaging (e.g., SMS and MMS) offers but later decide you no longer wish to receive them, you can simply follow the opt-out instructions provided in each mobile message, or you can contact Krullstone Publishing Customer Service at (205) 681-9455 Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST.

 

If you do not want Krullstone Publishing to use location-based information when utilizing Krullstone Publishing’s mobile website or mobile application, please refrain from using a location-based service on the Site or click “Don't Allow” when your mobile device requests your location-based information. Similarly, if you do not agree to the SMS-based communications available through Krullstone Publishing mobile, please refrain from using the share or other SMS features of the Site.

 

(c) Postal Mail: If you wish to be removed from the list of customers who receive direct mail and other Krullstone Publishing advertisements through the post mail, please contact Krullstone Publishing Customer Service at (205) 681-9455 Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST or send your request to the following address (please be sure to include your full name and mailing address where you are receiving the direct mail that you wish to discontinue):

 

          Krullstone Publishing, LLC
          8751 Clayton Cove Road
          Springville, AL 35146

 

(d) Update your Information: If you have created a krullstonepublishing.com shopping account, you can update your information by signing back into your account. If you have any other requests, please contact Krullstone Publishing Customer Service at (205) 681-9455 Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST or send your request to the following address:

 

          Krullstone Publishing, LLC
          8751 Clayton Cove Road
          Springville, AL 35146

 

Please allow sufficient time for your preferences to be processed and updated.

 

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YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

Under California law, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. The notice will identify the categories of personal information shared with third parties, as well as the name and address of the third parties that receive such personal information. If you want a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the following address:

 

          Krullstone Publishing, LLC
          8751 Clayton Cove Road
          Springville, AL 35146

 

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SECURITY

Secure Sockets Layering (SSL) — Krullstonepublishing.com utilizes Secure Sockets Layering (“SSL”) to encrypt the information you provide when purchasing online (including but not limited to name, address, and credit card number) before it is transmitted across the Internet to krullstonepublishing.com. This means you should not be able to place an order through an unsecured connection.

 

Although we will take reasonable security precautions regarding your personal information collected from and stored on the Site, because of the open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that any of your personal information stored on our servers or on those of our third parties, or transmitted to or from krullstonepublishing.com will be free from unauthorized access or disclosure. Accordingly, and as set forth in our Terms of Use, we disclaim any liability for any theft or loss of, unauthorized access, disclosure or damage to, or interception of any data communications and/or personal information. By using the Site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

 

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CHILDREN UNDER 13

The Site, including its mobile applications and tools, is not marketed to, and does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from, children under the age of 13.

 

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LINKS

For your convenience, our Site may contain links to outside websites.  Krullstone Publishing is not responsible for the web practices of those sites, and we expressly disclaim liability and responsibility for those links.  Please view the respective privacy policies and terms of service provided on those sites if you have any questions about their web practices which Krullstone Publishing has neither reviewed or endorsed.

 

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CHANGES IN POLICY

As we continue to offer new and different types of content and services, Krullstone Publishing may modify our collection and use practices covered by this Policy.  Should there be a material change to our information practices, it will be applied only to information collected on a going forward basis, and we will update this privacy policy statement.  For this reason, Krullstone Publishing encourages you to review this Policy statement each time you visit this Site.

 

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QUESTIONS

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns with respect to our privacy practices or this Policy, please feel free to contact us at customerservice@krullstonepublishing.com.

 

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SCOPE

This Policy applies only to information collected on krullstonepublishing.com, its related subdomains and microsites, Krullstone Publishing’s mobile website and other Krullstone Publishing tools and applications expressly linked to krullstonepublishing.com (collectively, the “Site”).

 

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