By accessing or using our Website or Services or otherwise providing Personal Information, you consent to the processing, transfer and storage of your information for these purposes only.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Personal Information we gather from you helps us learn about your visit to the Website or use of the Services. We use this information to provide the Services to you, to better tailor the features, performance and support of our products and services, to answer your requests, questions and concerns, and to offer you additional information and opportunities. Thus, we use your personal information for business purposes.
PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US
We collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through our Website or Services.
When you register on the Website, we will collect your full name and username, a password, and an email address. We use these data to create your account and to provide the Services to you. When you use the Service, we collect your user ID, email address and IP address. . When you order products or services 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 subscribe to our news, we will collect your email address to provide you with promotional information about our services where you have agreed to receive such communications. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter service at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the newsletter you receive or by contacting us. When you contact us to submit questions or feedback using the forms on the Website or in the Services, we will collect your name, email address and your comment, question or feedback to answer your request, questions or concerns. When you use the "Save Contacts" function to save e-mail addresses to which you have sent announcements, we will collect and store such e-mail addresses. When you contact us using the request forms on the Website or in the Services, we will collect your name, email address and your comment or question that you enter into the form to answer your request, questions or concerns. When you post messages on the message boards of the Website or through the Services, the information contained in your posting will be stored on our servers and made public so other users will be able to see it. When you contact us by sending us an email, we will collect and store your email address and any information contained in the email you send us and any information attached to the email for so long as is necessary. This information is used to answer your email and address any questions and concerns you may have.
Please note that Content that you use for your Books or that you contribute to other Members for their Books might also contain Personal Information. Please be mindful that such Content may be made available to others (including through the use of the Book preview functionality) as content of your Books or the Books of other Members to which you contributed Content and that you therefore should only use and contribute Content that you are comfortable sharing under these conditions and for which you have obtained (where applicable) all necessary and valid consents to share and disclose such Content.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED VIA TRACKING TECHNOLOGY
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE RECEIVE FROM OTHER SOURCES
We may receive Personal Information about you from other sources like mobile device, telephone or fax or from companies that provide our services by way of a co-branded or private-labeled website ("Partner Companies"), and for some of our Services, this includes location based services applicable for certain features in the Services. If you choose to disable location based services some features of the Services may not work properly. We may add this information to the information we have already collected from you via our Website or Services in order to improve the products and services we provide.
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 DPBee newsletters, surveys, or promotional emails regarding changes and upgrades to our products and services and for other marketing purposes of DPBee or our partners, should you request and consent to receive such communications from us. For more information about how to change your preferences and to unsubscribe from promotional communications, please see the section below headed "Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information".
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 products and services. We may disclose this Anonymous Information to third parties contracted by DPBee to provide marketing services designed to promote our products and services. DPBee 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 or Services for payment processing, shipping and distribution processing, account inquiries, and marketing analytics. These third parties are required not to use your Personal Information other than to provide the products and services requested by DPBee 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 ("Data Processors") for the purpose of providing products, services and interest-based advertising to you.
If you use the Book Preview functionality of the Services, any Personal Information contained in the Book Content of the Book(s) for which you have selected Book Preview will be made publicly available to visitors of the Website, including search engines.
We may enter into co-branding or co-promotional agreements with third parties pursuant to which we may share Personal Information with such third parties. For example, we may enter into agreements with Partner Companies pursuant to which we provide the Partner Companies with a 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 have access to Personal Information that we collect from their customers. As a result, if you register on the Website or use our Services through a Partner Company, we may provide your Personal Information to the Partner Company. Please note, however, that we do not control the privacy practices of these third parties.
YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS
DPBee acknowledges that you have the right to access your personal information. DPBee has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct their query to the DPBee via e-mail. If requested to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable timeframe. We will retain personal data we process on behalf of our Clients for as long as needed to provide services to our Client.
You have the right to access information held about you. You also have the right to ask us to update and correct any out-of-date or incorrect personally identifiable information that we hold about you free of charge.
Please note that we will try to verify your identity via the email address or other information such as phone number that is associated with your request before deleting your account and your personal information. If another person makes this request on your behalf, please note that we will verify your identity and require them to prove that they have your written authorization to make the request on your behalf.
COOKIES AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that a web site sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a web site. For example, 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 or Services. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable Cookies, some areas of the Website or Services may not work properly. We encode our Cookies so that only we can interpret the information stored in them. For more information about removing or rejecting Cookies, please see "Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information" below.
DPBee may also collect information via clear gifs or web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels") that help us better manage content on Website and Services by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to Cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to Cookies, which are stored on a user's computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages.
Cookies do lots of different jobs on our Website, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, remembering your email and password, letting us analyze how well our Website is performing, and improving your experience. They also help ensure that product and services you see whilst you are on our Website are more relevant to you and your interests.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
We use the following types of Cookies:
Stricly Necessary Cookies We use a number of Cookies, which are essential to the operation of our Website and Services. For example, these types of Cookies enable you to log into secure areas of the Services, provide the necessary security when you access our Website or Services, and help ensure the content of the pages you request load quickly. Without these cookies, services that you have asked for cannot be provided.
Functional Cookies: Functional Cookies are ones that we set to help the Services work the way you expect them to. Some Cookies are necessary to enable you to move around our Website and/or to use the Services. Without these Cookies, we can't provide the Services you have asked for, like processing payments made via our online store.
We use other Cookies to help recognize and remember you when you are logged into our Services so we can remember your settings and preferences, such as your language and region or logged in state. These Cookies also may help us provide services you have asked for.
As described below, you may disable any of these functional Cookies; but if you do so, then various functions of the Services may be unavailable to you or may not work the way you want them to.
PERFORMANCE AND ANALYTICAL COOKIES:
Advertising and Web Analytic Tools
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the site.
Cookies: Most web browsers are set to accept Cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser Cookies.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Please note that if you choose to remove or reject Cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of the Services
DPBee is not directed to children, and we do not knowingly target children (under the age of 13 in the rest of the world. If we learn that someone who is underage has signed up for a DPBee account and given us personal information, we will take reasonable steps to promptly remove that person’s personal information from our records. If you are the parent or guardian, and believe that a person who is underage has given us personal information, please contact us via an e-mail.
DPBee 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 or unlawful access, use, or disclosure and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, such Personal Information.
DPBee has implemented industry-standard electronic means of protecting your Personal Information. We store Personal Information behind a computer firewall, a barrier designed to prevent outsiders from accessing our servers, and we have implemented technology to detect intrusions. We also require you to enter a password to access your account information. In addition, DPBee protects your Personal Information from unauthorized physical access by storing your Personal Information in a controlled facility.
Even though DPBee has taken significant steps to ensure that your Personal Information is not intercepted, accessed, used, or disclosed by unauthorized persons, you should know that DPBee cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us via an e-mail.