At Zackin Publications, Inc., we respect and protect your privacy. Our sites
are designed to be a safe environment for anyone who makes a visit or uses them
to post comments on electronic bulletin boards or to an article, subscribe to
an e-newsletter and/or magazine, or make a purchase from us. We are committed
to providing you the best possible online service and experience. The purpose
of this policy statement is to fully share with you:
- a description of the kinds of information we may collect from you,
- how we use that information,
- with whom we share that information,
- how you can update the information you provide us, and
- how you can tell us not to gather information about you.
What information does Zackin Publications, Inc. collect, and how is it used?
When you visit a Zackin Publications, Inc. Web site, we collect some basic
information that does not identify individual users. This includes which pages
are visited, types of products purchased and any feedback from our visitors.
We then aggregate this information with thousands of other pieces of information
to make site improvements and your experience as valuable, rewarding and efficient
have given us so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit. By showing
us how visitors use a site, cookies also help us see which areas are popular
and which are not. Many improvements and updates to a site are based on data
such as total number of visitors and pages viewed.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you
Zackin Publications, Inc., but your ability to use other areas and features
of our Web site may be adversely impacted.
When you create an account with us, participate in one of our forums, comment on an article, sign up for one of our magazines or e-mail newsletters, register for sponsored information (such as a white paper) or purchase a product, you provide personal information that may include:
- first and last name,
- billing address,
- shipping address(es),
- e-mail address,
- phone number,
- credit card number, and
- titles of items you purchase from us.
Please note, however, if you participate in one of our forums or comment on
an article, you will be prompted to submit your name and where you are from
in addition to your question or comment, but no other information is formally
stored in the archive of the forum or comment.
We collect all or some of this information on the pages where you create your
account and at other locations where you sign up for services such as e-newsletters.
We use this information as follows:
- We fulfill your order based on this information.
- We provide you with information about your order (e.g., whether your
order has been received, processed or shipped).
- We ask for your telephone number (but it is not required) in the event
that one of our customer service representatives needs to contact you and cannot
reach you by e-mail. We save the information about products you purchased to
provide you with the best possible customer service and the most up-to-date
information about your order.
- We may use your mailing address not only to ship your orders to you,
but also to tell you about offers, products or events available to visitors
to a Zackin Publications, Inc. Web site that we think will interest you.
- Credit card information is used to bill you for products you have ordered
and to track sales.
- We use your product category preferences to notify you about new releases.
With Whom Do We Share Information?
A. Credit Card Processing and Safety.
Many people have concerns about the
safety of using a credit card to make purchases from a Web site. At Zackin Publications,
Inc., we use encryption technology to keep your personal information safe. All
of your ordering information, including your name, address and credit card number,
is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security. Your credit card and
billing information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system. To
ensure that your information is even more secure, we do not store your credit
Credit card transactions are handled by a third-party financial institution,
which receives the credit card number and other personal identifying information
only to verify the credit card number and to process transactions. If you feel
more comfortable doing so, you are welcome to call in your credit card information
and complete your purchase by phone.
Zackin Publications, Inc. produces a number of e-newsletters
of interest to the visitors to its Web sites that may be administered by outside
parties. When you register for an e-newsletter, only the information you provide
as part of that registration is given to the entity administering the e-newsletter.
No other information is shared by Zackin Publications, Inc. with third parties
in connection with any e-newsletter registration.
C. Promotional Offers.
From time to time, Zackin Publications, Inc. would like to share with you promotional offers. These offers would provide valuable services or information to you. All visitors to a Zackin Publications, Inc. Web site will be given the opportunity to not receive these offers if they prefer, either by responding to the unsubscribe directions in any of these e-mails or by changing their general preferences. Any personal registration information collected as part of a promotional offer will not be shared with anyone except the sponsor of the promotional offer.
D. Third Parties
We allow third-party companies, including AddThis, to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or a third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org.
How Do I Update Personally Identifiable Information?
If, at any time, you would like to update any information in your account,
you may change or update your e-mail address and password, billing address,
payment options, shipping options, settings, address book and general subscription
preferences. This process can be accomplished by logging into your account,
clicking on the "Change Account" info link, which will allow you to
update or change the appropriate information and save the changes.
To unsubscribe to any announcement or e-newsletter, simply hit Reply to the
message you receive and type the word "unsubscribe" in the particular
subject field. If you would like to unsubscribe from all announcements and e-newsletters,
just hit Reply and type the words "unsubscribe all" in the subject
field. Please reply to the e-mail using the e-mail address at which you have
received mailings from us, and we will remove you from our list. If you have
more than one e-mail address, please include the others in your e-mail.
Periodically, you will be given an opportunity to notify us of your preferences
for receiving notifications and promotional offers from Zackin Publications,
Inc. You may choose to receive news on these promotional opportunities in addition
to updates on site features and new services, or you can choose not to receive
them. Simply follow the instructions that are given to you at the time, and
we will update our records accordingly.
By using Zackin Publications, Inc. Web sites, you consent to the collection
and use of your information by Zackin Publications, Inc. as described in this
Zackin Publications, Inc. fully cooperates with law enforcement agencies in
identifying those who use our services for illegal activities. We reserve the
right to release information about users that we believe are in violation of
our content guidelines. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement
agencies any activities that we reasonably believe to be unlawful.
Zackin Publications, Inc. wants you to be aware that when you click on links
and/or ad banners that take you to third-party Web sites, you will be subject
to the third parties' privacy policies. While we support the protection of privacy
on the Internet, Zackin Publications, Inc. cannot be responsible for the actions
of third parties. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement whenever
interacting with any Web site.
Zackin Publications, Inc. may update this policy from time to time and advises
you to check this page periodically for changes. By using this site, you signify
We welcome comments and questions. Please contact us at email@example.com.
Policy Updated: 11/21/2012