INFORMATION THAT IS COLLECTED
We may collect personal information from you, for example your name, e-mail address, billing address, shipping address, phone number, credit card or bank account information, date of birth and other persistent identifiers that can be used to personally identify you. We may also collect other personal information regarding your interaction with Barnes & Noble Websites, Devices and Apps, including usage information, the items that you browse, purchase, download, read, watch and otherwise access, and your geographic location.
PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing: We may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
Your information is also used to deliver the products to you; your information is shared with our logistics partners. Logistics partners might have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related services.
It also allows us to provide you with easy access to our products and services, with a particular focus on the books or products that may be of interest to you. Your personal information also allows us to communicate with you about any special offers, promotions, and other marketing programs that may be of interest to you. You always have the opportunity to unsubscribe from promotional.
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, you consent to our collecting that personal information and using it for purposes including but not limited to marketing and analytics.
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
Payment gateway is used to process any online payment and complete your purchase. We do not store your card details on our servers. The payment data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is used only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is not stored.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these third-party providers, we recommend that you refer to their privacy policies on how your personal information will be handled by these providers.
When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or place of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or place of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
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