PRIVACY POLICY

At H&C Books, we value your privacy with utmost regard. This privacy policy gives a brief outline of the ways through which your data is collected and used by H&C Books. We advise you to give this page a careful read. By accessing the services provided by us, you agree to the collection and use of your data by H&C Books, in the manner described in this privacy policy. 

Information We Collect

When you access our site, we may collect certain information regarding your visit such as your domain server, IP address, type of computer and web browser, operating system, date and time of visit, pages you visit, and if redirected from another website then the address of that website. The above-mentioned information will not personally identify you and be linked back to you. 

Personally identifiable information collected while you conduct a transaction include your first and last name, email address, contact details including phone number, PIN/ZIP code, demographic profile (age, gender, occupation, education, address), personal preferences, your reviews on services, products, and features provided by us. We may also make note of the products you view, add to bag and wish list. 

We may also collect anonymous traffic information from you. 

Use and Share of the Collected Information

The information we collect will be used or shared by us with our corporate affiliates, dealers, vendors, agents and other third parties while transaction process; complying to any law, audit, court order or regulation; for research purposes intending to better cater the needs of our customers, improve our services, develop new offers, alert you to new products, special offers and services. 

The collected anonymous traffic information will be used to provide a personalised service (track your entries in our promotion schemes), recognising usage privileges, managing smooth functionality by diagnosing any problem that may arise, track your session and activities to understand how people use our services.

We do not share your information with any third parties except our agents (shipping companies, resellers, business associates to fulfill orders, credit/debit card companies to process the payment for the goods and services ordered) and alliance partners. We will not rent, trade or sell your personal information with any third parties for unspecified reasons. 

Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on a user’s computer for record keeping purposes. They help us to recognize you when you visit our site again. We do not use cookies to store or share any personal information about you on the internet. Web browsers usually automatically accept cookies, but you have the choice to accept/decline them. Modify your browser settings according to your preference. You should know that cookies are required for certain features of the site to work properly. 

Links

Our website may contain links to other sites, such as advertisers, who might use the information of your visit to our site. This privacy policy does not extend to the control of the activities of such sites. We advise you to read the individual privacy policies of such sites, of whose integrity we are not responsible for. 

Voluntary Disclosure of Information

Providing personal information is entirely voluntary. You are not required to register with us to use our services. However, certain services are offered only to registered users. 

You can also opt out of any marketing/promotional/newsletter mailings. If we plan to use your personally identifiable information for any commercial purposes, we will make sure to notify you and provide you with the option to opt-out of such practices. 

Security

We take reasonable steps to safeguard your personal information. However, please keep in mind that no data storage or transmission over the internet is ever 100% secure. Thus, we cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that the information you provide us will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the internet. 

Policy Updates

We may revise this privacy policy at any time after giving prior notice. Such changes will be effective immediately upon posting. We reserve the right to modify or change this privacy statement at any given time, so a frequent check is advised.

Feel free to contact us regarding any queries, views or suggestions

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