When you visit our website KBOOKS.LK, KBOOKS collects your IP address, which we use to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our websites, and to improve our products and services. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information that does not personally identify you.
Email messages from KBOOKS - If you register as a KBOOKS customer, KBOOKS may send to you email or other communications containing information about KBOOKS and other matters KBOOKS believes will interest you. At any time you may alter your communications preferences by logging into your account and choosing which email communications you want to receive in your Email Preferences. Also, each email KBOOKS sends to you will tell you how to decline further unsolicited email. From time to time, KBOOKS may also send you email containing important information regarding the website, which you may not opt out of receiving.
This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. When you place orders or access your account information, we use a secure server. The secure server layer (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. All of the customer data we collect is similarly protected against unauthorized access.
KBOOKS may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances and as otherwise permitted by applicable law:
- Disclosure to Authorizing Persons - If you use the websites on behalf of another person or organization (such as your employer), KBOOKS may provide your personal information to that authorizing person/organization. KBOOKS has no control over the use of your personal information by the authorizing person/organization, and that use is not subject to this Policy. If you do not wish your personal information to be disclosed to the person/organization on whose behalf you use the websites, you may not use the websites.
- Disclosure to Affiliates, Booksellers, Suppliers, and Service Providers - KBOOKS may provide your personal information to its affiliated businesses or other suppliers and service providers for use in connection with the operation of the websites. For example, KBOOKS discloses certain of your personal information to your credit card provider and the shipping company in order to facilitate the purchase of books through the websites. KBOOKS may also disclose certain of your personal information to service providers that analyze website use. KBOOKS requires its affiliated businesses, suppliers, and service providers to agree to use your personal information only for the purposes for which it is provided to them, and to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. Otherwise, if you do not wish your personal information to be disclosed to KBOOKS’ affiliated businesses, booksellers, suppliers, and service providers, you may not register as a KBOOKS customer or order books through the websites.
- Disclosure in Business Transfers - KBOOKS may be involved in the sale or transfer of some or all of its business. As part of that sale or transfer, KBOOKS may disclose your personal information to the acquiring organization, but will require the acquiring organization to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. KBOOKS has no liability for the acquiring organization’s use and disclosure of your personal information.
- Law Enforcement and Legal Disclosure - KBOOKS may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where KBOOKS has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person, or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, or to its legal counsel. KBOOKS has no control over, or liability for, those persons’ use and disclosure of your personal information, and that use and disclosure is not subject to this Policy.
KBOOKS may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related website information to third parties, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. Put simply, we will not tell our business partners that you bought a particular item, but we may tell them how many customers in certain demographic groups bought certain items.
The KBOOKS website contains links to other sites, operated by third parties, that we think may be of interest to you. KBOOKS encourages third parties to follow appropriate privacy standards and policies, but is not responsible for the actions of those parties, the content of their websites, or any products or services they may offer.
At KBOOKS, we understand that children's privacy is important. Except in connection with surveys and contests, we do not monitor the age of our user audience. However, if you are under age 13, you should not submit personal identifying information to KBOOKS without the consent of your parent or guardian. If you are a parent and want to limit your children's access to material you believe may be harmful to them, you may want to look into commercially available hardware, software, and filtering devices.