American Publishers is committed to protecting your privacy. We appreciate your trust in us. To get the full benefit of our personalized service, we ask you to give us information at different points on our website. Therefore, we want you to know exactly what information is collected, why we collect it, how we protect it and how you can access it or change it.
This policy covers only the information collected on the American Publishers site. Sites that link to or from our site, and sites hosted by our various partners, are not covered by this policy. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of every site that you visit. For your convenience, this policy is linked to every page where we ask for information on our site. If you have any other concerns after reading this policy, please go to our Help page, where many frequently asked questions about American Publishers site are answered. If you have any additional questions, please contact customer service by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Information You Give Us
This policy refers to all information collected on American Publishers website. On our site there are pages where we ask you to enter information in order to receive specific services.
The only information that we require you to supply in order to register to participate in the fundraising program are:
- Parent / guardian name if a child is under the age of 13
- Child’s name
- Child’s school code
- Child’s grade and teacher
- E-mail address for child or parent / guardian depending on the age of child
- Your choice of password
Other types of information that may be requested for product purchases are:
- Billing Address
- Postal Address
- Phone number
- Credit / debit card number and expiration date
How We Use This Information To Serve You
When you first register with the American Publishers site, we ask for your name, school code, grade, teacher, e-mail address and a password. Once you supply this information, you will be able to personalize an online magazine store and launch emails to friends and family inviting them to shop online to support a school or organization. You will also be able to monitor your progress throughout the sale. For people shopping on a participant’s personalized store, personal information provided will be used only for the fulfillment of items purchased. All information sent via e-mail will come directly from American Publishers or the school / organization you are supporting. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone else. All information on current and former members is retained in our database for customer service and state and federal compliance purposes.
Personally Identifiable Information
American Publishers does not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for promotional or other purposes unrelated to products you order.
If you order a product, your name, postal address and e-mail address may be shared with the company that provides fulfillment services for that product and with the company that produces or creates the product that you ordered. This kind of information is shared only to process your order and to provide you with better customer service.
Credit/debit card information
Credit/debit card information is never shared with outside parties for promotional or other purposes unrelated to products you order. As explained above, when you order a product online, we will ask for your name, mailing address, your phone number and credit/debit card information. This information will be used only to process your order and send you the product you requested. We will not share credit/debit card information with anyone else (unless an outside company is part of the process of fulfilling your order). As an extra precaution, American Publishers uses the latest SSL encryption technology for a secure online ordering environment.
Friend/family members' information
If you send a gift for a friend or family member, their information will never be sold, shared or rented. We will use the information only to process your order and send the product to your gift recipient. The recipient’s information will only be retained in our database for accounting and current or future customer service purposes.
We believe that protecting the privacy of children is crucial. Therefore, we ask for contact information for parents or guardians rather than children when children are under the age of 13. Any videos and images of children are protected by the latest SSL encryption technology and are visible only to friends and family whose email addresses you provide.
How To Manage Your Account Information
To change your personal information, including your name and password, go to the Campaign Headquarters page where you can accomplish this immediately. To change other information, such as your delivery address for a particular product, please contact customer service. The contact information is shown in the Contact Us section of the website.
Managing your e-mail preferences
You may unsubscribe at any time from promotional e-mails you have signed up to receive. An unsubscribe link is located at the bottom of every promotional e-mail you receive. To unsubscribe, simply click the link and you will be removed from the list. In addition, you can unsubscribe by contacting customer service.
Our Commitment To Your Security
American Publishers uses the latest SSL encryption technology for a secure online ordering environment. We also take every precaution available to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. This includes physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard all the information stored on our servers. This policy is implemented company-wide, and we make sure all American Publishers employees understand the policy and inform them any time there is a change in the policy.
Also like most other websites, the American Publishers website uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movements inside the site, and gather very general demographic information, in the interest of better serving our members and streamlining our operations. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We may use third party service providers to help us run the activities on this site, for example, to deploy emails or process credit card payments. Those third party providers are not authorized to use the information they obtain for any purpose other than to fulfill the function which we have asked them to provide.
What You Should Know About The Future
Questions? Contact Us
American Publishers wants to keep you well informed and happy. If you ever have any questions or comments, please contact customer service.
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