Privacy Policy

At Austin Macauley Publishers™ we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors. The following is our privacy policy with regards to information collected through our website. This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you while you visit our site. By accessing our site, you agree to the privacy policy outlined below.

We do update this Policy from time to time so please review this policy regularly.

Information We Collect

In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information about your use of our site including details of your visits–such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.
  • Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information or make a purchase.
  • • Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.

Use of Cookies

Cookies provide information regarding the computer used by a visitor. We may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist us in improving our website.

We may gather information about your general internet use by using cookies. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer's hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data. The statistical data does not identify any personal data whatsoever.

You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can easily be done by activating the reject cookies setting on your computer.

Our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our website.

Use of Your Information

We use the information that we collect from you to provide our publishing facilities to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To provide information to you that you request from us.
  • To provide information to you relating to other information such as the details of Austin Macauley's book list, etc., that may be of interest to you. To inform you of any changes to our website, services or goods and products.

Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the United States for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated and stored securely.

Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is never totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk..

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

  • Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
  • To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Book Reviews and other Public Areas

Certain areas of our site, such as book reviews, allow for our readers to contribute to public discussion. Because of the public nature of these areas, anyone may see the information posted. As such, please be mindful of the content you create and submit to these public areas and be sure not to disclose any personal information.

Third Party Links

On occasion, we include links to third parties on this website. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site's policy towards visitor privacy. You should review their Privacy Policy before sending them any personal data.

Social Media

At times, our Site may provide the opportunity to access third party social media services such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. If you choose to use the available features offered by the third party social media services, your personal information will be subject to the terms and conditions of the third party social media services you access. We cannot control, and are not responsible for, the policies of these social media service providers and how they handle their data.

Children’s Privacy Policy

Here at Austin Macauley, we value children’s privacy and are committed to adhering to the Children’s Online Privacy Protect Act (COPPA). Below, we’ve listed our children’s privacy policy regarding the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information from children unless given consent from the child’s parent/guardian.

Children’s Information and How It Is Used:

No children are required to share any personal information in order to use our Site. There are times, however, when we may collect personal information, such as an email address, from a child as part of an activity, in accordance with COPPA. These instances may include:

  • Correspondence: Were a child to send us one-time request, such as a question, we may collect their email address in order to respond to their request. After we have replied, we promptly delete the child’s email address from our system and their email address is not used for any other purpose..
  • Email newsletters: We may collect a child’s email address if the child wishes to sign up for our newsletter. If such an instance happens, the child will be asked to certify that they are either 13 or older or have the permission of their parent or guardian. The parent/guardian has the option to have his or her child’s information removed from our newsletter database by contacting us (please see “How To Contact Us” for more details.) Upon receiving the request, we will remove the child’s email and stored information immediately. All newsletters contain instructions so any recipient may unsubscribe at any time.
  • Contests or Sweepstakes: Any or all contests or sweepstakes that are run through our website require that participants be 13 years or older. Participants must certify that they are eligible to enter. Parents/Guardians are eligible to enter any or all contests or sweepstakes on behalf of their child..

Through cookies, mentioned prior, we may also collect anonymous information automatically from the computer or device that your child uses to visit our website. The information collected via cookies is not used to behaviorally target children and can be opted out of (See: “Cookies” for more details.)

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of Austin Macauley who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of their personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to submission-USA@austinmacauley.com

Notice to Non-US Users

For those who visit our site from outside of the United States of America, please be aware that your personally identifiable information will be transferred to the United States of America. The laws of your country regarding data protection might differ from the laws of the United States of America and your country may deem the laws of the United States to be insufficient. If you voluntarily submit information to us via our US Site, you agree to the general use of the information as stated in the Privacy Policy and agree that your information will be transferred to and/or stored in the United States of America.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to the Privacy Policy.

By mail:
Online Privacy
AUSTINMACAULEY PUBLISHERS LLC
40 Wall Street, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Phone: 646-512-5768

Email: Submissions-USA@austinmacauley.com

Please be sure to put “Privacy Policy” in the title of your email.

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