Silver Dragon Press LLC has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate a firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting this web site. Both the author and Silver Dragon Press LLC holds the privacy of your personal information in the highest regard. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site.
We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us. This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies and our readers’/customers’ needs.
What Information We Collect
When you visit this web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis for the author’s e-mail subscriber’s list, and web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse the web site.
Personal Information You Choose to Provide: E-mail Information
If you choose to correspond with the author or Silver Dragon Press LLC through e-mail, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your e-mail address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone. Both the author and Silver Dragon Press LLC agree to never share your e-mail or personal information with third parties unless it is with verbal or written consent by you. Privacy is as important to us as it is to you. The author, Randall Kenneth Drake, is especially an ardent and strong supporter of the Constitution of the United States, and right to privacy is one of his paramount concerns.
Protection/Security of Your Information
Although no one is impervious to a persistent hacker, phisher, spammer, etc., Silver Dragon Press LLC has specifically chosen a web host with a stellar reputation involving the efficiency and security of small businesses. There is no guarantee against loss, since neither Silver Dragon Press LLC nor the author control the servers, however Silver Dragon Press LLC will work with the chosen web host to make every effort to protect both the web site and your e-mail/personal info. Silver Dragon Press LLC has purchased and will maintain an SSL Certificate for the website.
Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial web sites, our web site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and web server log files to collect information about how our web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our web site, and the web sites visited just before and just after our web site.
How We Use the Information That You Provide to Us
We use your computer information for purposes of administering business activities, providing the products you request, and to monitor the use of the web site for our marketing and promotional efforts to improve our content, and to customize our site’s content and layout to improve the customer experience at rkdrake.com.
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our web site, new releases, and special updates we think you will find valuable. These updates to the subscribers from the author will come along very infrequently, since he is busy either writing and/or promoting. However, you still may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these updates by e-mailing us at the link provided with the updates.
How We Use Information We Collect from Cookies
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data, such as the web pages you request, can be sent to you.
Sharing and Selling Information
We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identify a subscriber, such as e-mail addresses or personal details, unless authorization is given, verbal or written. We only provide the necessary gateway for readers to access a process for transactions by credit card processors that you request and is needed to purchase the author’s works.
Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information
We may have to disclose information when legally compelled to do so, if we believe that the law requires it, or for the protection of our own legal rights. We may also disclose information when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the law, or to protect the safety of our users, readers and the public.
Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web Site
Access to Credit Card/Financial Information
Choices to Opt-In or Opt-Out
The new messages to subscribers allows you to unsubscribe so that you will not receive future messages. After unsubscribing we will discontinue sending the particular messages as soon as technically feasible.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site may request information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information, and demographic information. Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
A Special Note About Children
Children are not eligible to use our products unsupervised and we ask that children not submit any personal information to us. The books sold contain adult language. If you are a minor, you can use this product only with permission and guidance from your parents or guardians.