Privacy Policy Feather Rock Books
 

 

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Updated March 7, 2013
Feather Rock Books, Inc.

 

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy 
Please read this statement carefully as it collectively represents the “Terms of Use Agreement” for Feather Rock Books, Inc.'s (“Feather Rock Books”, “we” “our” or “us”) websites (the “Site”), which you must agree to and accept if you decide to use this website or any of our other websites, and Feather Rock Books' “Privacy Policy,” which explains how your personal information will be handled.  If you do not agree to and accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, then you must immediately stop using this website and our other websites.

Information You Volunteer
When you visit our Site or contact us via e-mail, we may keep the information that you volunteer to us.  Such information may include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. 


We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of children. We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen years. This Site is directed to adults at least eighteen years old, and when a user discloses personal information on this Site, the user is representing to us that he or she is an adult. If a child has provided this Site with personally identifiable information, we ask that a parent or guardian e-mail us at customerservice@featherrockbooks.com, and we will promptly delete the child's information from our records.

Use of Your Information
The personal information that we collect from you will not be marketed or sold to other organizations for their business, marketing, or advertising purposes.  In some instances, however, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties.  As an example, we may share your information with companies that provide transaction processing, clearing, shipping, mailing and other data processing services for us.  In addition, we may disclose your personal information to third parties if required by a court of law.   

As time passes, Feather Rock Books may be sold along with its assets, or other transactions may occur in which customer information is one of the business assets transferred. In such a case, the customer information which we have gathered may be one of the business assets we transfer, and the acquirer of our assets may use this customer information.

Reviewing Your Information
You have the right to review your information.  You may request that the information about yourself be altered or deleted.  

In the future, you may receive correspondence from us as we:
 1.  respond to your comments or requests; 
 2.  introduce new books; and/or,
 3.  issue requests for manuscripts. 

If you would prefer not to receive correspondence from us in the future or if you want your personal information altered or deleted, please write to us.  Our mailing address is:
Feather Rock Books, Inc.
Attention Customer Service
PO Box 99
Maple Plain, MN  55359

Please include your name and address when communicating with us.  You may also call us at 952-473-9091or e-mail us at
customerservice@featherrockbooks.com


Comments You Volunteer
When you volunteer comments to us about the books we publish, intend to publish or about our business, you grant Feather Rock Books an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free license to copy and publish your comments at our discretion in any media or form now known or hereafter developed.  This is an example of how we might publish your comments for public display - “We were looking for a book like this.  It has helped our child cope with …”  from Beth in Washington.  When publicly displaying your comments, we will not include your full name, complete mailing address or e-mail address without your written permission.  If, however, you have written a review about one or more of our books or about Feather Rock Books and posted this review on the internet or published it in some other media such as a newspaper, magazine, blog, etc., then Feather Rock Books may quote you in whole or in part, including your name, if it was provided in the review, the name of the organization publishing the review, the organization's physical mailing address and web address.    

In the normal course of business, your comments and questions may be reviewed by the management of Feather Rock Books and by those who are directly involved in the production, writing, illustration and/or editing of our books.  We reserve the right to share your full name, complete mailing address and e-mail with these people if management believes it is appropriate and/or if necessary to respond to you.  

Other Information
We do not collect “Cookie” information when you visit our website.  The practices of our web hosting service providers, GoDaddy, Hostway, and 1&1 Internet, Inc., are not under our control.  They may collect Cookie information from you.  For more information about GoDaddy, you may visit their website at www.godaddy.com or contact them at 480-505-8877. For Hostway, you may visit their website at www.hostway.com or contact them at 866-467-8929.  For more information about 1&1 Internet, Inc., you may visit their website at www.1and1.com or contact them at 1-877-461-2631.  

We employ Google Webmaster Tools, Bing Webmaster Tools, and MyComputer.com to track the number of "visitors" to our web pages.  If needed, MyComputer.com will allow us to look up an originating host computer's IP address, internet service provider name, operating system, country of origin, internet browser, and/or identify the search engine and search term that directed someone to our website.  The business practices of MyComputer.com, however, are not under our control.  For more information about MyComputer.com, you may visit their website at www.mycomputer.comor contact them at 703-668-4600.    

We sometimes employ PayPal.com to process orders from our website(s).  The business practices of PayPal.com, however, are not under our control.  They may collect and store Cookie information, IP address information and your personal financial information for a period of time if you make a purchase from our website(s).  For more information about PayPal.com and their business practices, you may visit their website at www.paypal.com or contact them at 888-221-1161.       

DNAML PTY Ltd supplies eBook creation solutions for Feather Rock Books.  When purchasing and downloading an eBook directly on one of DNAML's website(s), such as eBook.com, you may be asked to supply personal and financial information to them in order to purchase and activate the eBook sold from and downloaded from their website(s). The business practices of DNAML PTY Ltd are not under our control.  They may collect and store Cookie information, IP address information and your personal financial information for a period of time if you make a purchase from their website(s) or through the transaction software which is embedded in books downloaded from their website(s). Additionally, DNAML will generally forward your name, address, contact information and activation code to Feather Rock Books when you purchase one of our books that you have downloaded from their website(s) and then activated. For more information about DNAML PTY Ltd and their business practices, you may visit their website at www.dnaml.com or contact them at 011-61-2-8248-5111. 

We provide numerous links on this website and on our other websites. Examples of these links may be found on this page, this website and throughout our other websites.  For instance, we provide links to some of the companies which sell our books.  These links may include an identifying code that references Feather Rock Books, Inc. and some of the programs we may participate in with these companies.   These type of links are being used with Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.  These and the many other websites that we provide links to  are not under our control.  These websites may collect “Cookie” information from you.  By providing a link to you, we are not endorsing the products or services of these other companies.  The links are offered for your convenience.  We do not review or monitor websites that may create a link to ours.   We urge you to review the privacy polices of any and all websites you access through links from ours.

We do not install any spyware or adware in connection with our Site, or distribute any commercial message, or authorize any third party to distribute any commercial message, by means of spyware or adware. “Spyware” or “adware” is any software which has been downloaded to and/or installed on an Internet user's computer, without the user’s actual consent, and facilitates the distribution of any commercial message to the user. If you feel you may have spyware from another company installed on your machine, there are various anti-spyware/adware software applications available on the Internet to identify if this has occurred.

Our Intellectual Property
Feather Rock Books and related marks are trademarks/service marks of Feather Rock Books, Inc. 

Our Site and all of its contents are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The intellectual property on this Site is owned or controlled by us. All rights not expressly granted to you with respect to your use of the Site in these Terms of Use are reserved to Feather Rock Books.

Your use of this Site does not create, and nothing contained in this Site shall be construed as creating or conferring to you by any means, a license or any other rights in trademarks, service marks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights or any other rights of Feather Rock Books or any third party. You may not reproduce, duplicate, copy or sell any portion of this Site for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by us.

You may browse through the Site and occasionally download small amounts of materials appearing on the Site that are of personal interest to you for personal, non-commercial use.  You may not attempt to alter or modify the content posted on the Site. Except as expressly set forth in this paragraph, you may not copy, download, display, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, post, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or in any way exploit any of our intellectual property or the Site itself.  

Disclaimer of Warranties & Limitations of Liability
YOUR USE OF THE INTERNET AND/OR OUR SITE IS WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THERE ARE INHERENT RISKS WHICH MAY INCLUDE DELAYS, INTERRUPTIONS, OUTAGES, VIRUSES, DEFECTS, INACCURACIES, AND OTHER PROBLEMS WHICH MAY OR MAY NOT BE UNDER OUR CONTROL.  THEREFORE, YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” BASIS.  FEATHER ROCK BOOKS MAKES NO CLAIM OR WARRANTY ABOUT THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE.  WE DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND.  FEATHER ROCK BOOKS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR ANY FAILURES CAUSED BY COMPUTER ERRORS, COMPUTER VIRUSES, REDIRECTED TRANSMISSIONS, LOST CONNECTIONS, FAILED TRANSMISSIONS OR ANY OTHER DEFECTS.  FEATHER ROCK BOOKS, INCLUDING ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND ITS ASSOCIATED BUSINESSES, WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR ORGANIZATION FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES THAT MAY ARISE FROM YOUR USE OF THE INTERNET AND/OR THIS SITE.  YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS FEATHER ROCK BOOKS, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND ITS ASSOCIATED BUSINESSES, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, DAMAGES, LOSSES AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.

Termination and Choice of Law
We may terminate your access to the Site immediately without notice if, in our sole discretion, you fail to comply with any of the terms of the Terms of Use. These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and any disputes arising under or related to these Terms of Use and/or the Privacy Policy or to this Site will be governed by U.S. federal law and the laws, and the state and federal courts  of the State of Minnesota.  You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Minnesota for any legal proceeding involving the Site, regardless of who initiated the proceeding.

Check back for Updates
The Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy will be updated periodically.  We deem your "access to" and "use of" our website as consent to these Terms and Conditions.  Therefore, we ask that you re-visit our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy periodically to view any changes.