This Privacy Policy is effective April 26, 2018. 

Protecting your private information is important to us. Our Privacy Policy is intended to describe to you how and what data we collect, and how and why we use your personal data. It also describes options we provide for you to access, update or otherwise take control of your personal data that we process. From time to time, we may supplement this Policy with additional information to reflect customer and company feedback.

If at any time you have questions about our practices or any of your rights described below, please contact us at grackle@gracklepublishing.com.

What Personal Information do we collect?

We may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address to allow us to conduct business with you for the products and services that you have requested. 

If you purchase our products or services, we may also collect billing and credit card information; this information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

If you enter into a contract with us so that we may publish your book or other works, we may also collect your business name (if any), U.S. Federal Tax Classification, U.S. Tax Payer Identification / Social Security Number, date of birth, and signature.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected. This information may include your IP address, access times, browser type, domain name, and referring website.

We urge you to review the privacy statements of websites that you choose to link to from our websites so that you understand the how those websites will collect, use, and share your information. We are not responsible for privacy policies outside of our websites.

How do we use your Personal Information?

We collect and use your personal information to operate our websites and deliver the products and services that you have requested. We may also use your personally identifiable information to notify you of our other products or services, as well as products and services from our affiliates.

Sharing personal data: We may share your personal data with affiliated companies within our corporate family, with third parties with which we have partnered to allow you to integrate their services into our products and services, and with trusted third party service providers as necessary for: 

  •  Processing credit card payments
  •  Serving advertisements
  •  Conducting contests or surveys
  •  Performing analysis of our Services and customers demographics
  •  Communicating with you, such as by way email or survey delivery
  •  Customer relationship management.

We only share your personal data as necessary for any third party to provide the services as requested or as needed on our behalf. We do not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Transfer of personal data abroad: If you utilize our product or service from a country other than the country where our servers are located, your communications with us may result in transferring your personal data across international borders. Also, when you call us or email us, we may provide you with support from outside your country of origin. In these cases, your personal data is handled according to this Privacy Policy.

Compliance with legal, regulatory and law enforcement requests: We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (such as subpoena requests), to protect our property and rights or the property and rights of a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we consider to be illegal or unethical. To the extent we are legally permitted to do so, we will take reasonable steps to notify you in the event that we are required to provide your personal information to third parties as part of legal process.

Website analytics: We use web analytics tools provided by service partners, such as Google Analytics, to collect information about how you interact with our website, including what pages you visit, what site you visited prior to visiting our website, how much time you spend on each page, what operating system and web browser you use and network and IP information. We use the information provided by these tools to improve our products and services. These tools place persistent cookies in your browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our website. Each cookie cannot be used by anyone other than the service provider (for example, Google for Google Analytics). The information collected from the cookie may be transmitted to and stored by these service partners on servers in a country other than the country in which you reside. The information collected is used and shared by these service provider in accordance with their individual privacy policies. 

Children Under Sixteen: We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of sixteen. If you are under the age of sixteen, you must obtain your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

How can you access, update or delete your data?

To access, update, delete or port your personal data (where available), contact us at grackle@gracklepublishing.com.

For email advertisements, surveys, or other email campaigns, you can update your preferences or unsubscribe from the mailing list by clicking the appropriate link at the bottom of the email.

How do we secure, store and retain your data?

We retain personal data only for as long as necessary to provide the products and services that you have requested and thereafter for a variety of legitimate legal or business purposes. These might include retention periods:

  •  mandated by law, contract or similar obligations applicable to our business operations; 
  •  for preserving, resolving, defending or enforcing our legal/contractual rights; or
  •  needed to maintain adequate and accurate business and financial records.

If you have any questions about the security or retention of your personal data, you can contact us at grackle@gracklepublishing.com.

Contact Information

We welcome your comments regarding this Policy. Please contact us at:

Grackle Publishing, LLC

138 Tennis Ave

Ambler, PA 19002

 grackle@gracklepublishing.com