Privacy Policy of this website
for services as of 1/17/2019

We reserve the right to modify this Policy at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review this page when using the website. Your continued use of the website after any such change constitutes acceptance of the new Policy as of the date shown above. If you do not agree, do not use the website.

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

 

We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile. This is done to process a book order and streamline the website.

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information is never sold.

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the services;

  2. To provide our users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our visitors and users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

Our company website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company 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.

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce applicable national laws and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

This website uses cookies, which are small bits of data, stored on your computer to make your learning and shopping experience more enjoyable. Third party cookies are also employed on this website by Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel to help us make decisions about the website, and also to make it a more enjoyable experience. Their Privacy Policies are their own and can be requested through those entities.

Session (Transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

Persistent (Stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (based on a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site.

You may contact us for requests, questions or feedback. You may access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you. You may tell us to not process your data anymore. Contact us by email: arosbooks@att.net or by mail at 6185 Magnolia Avenue, Suite 264, Riverside, California 92506.

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Updated 8/31/2020