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Privacy Policy

Kidsreads, a website from The Book Report Network respects and protects the privacy of our users.

Kids Privacy Policy

On the Kidsreads website your child will have fun learning about books and authors - all in an age-appropriate environment. The Book Report Network understands that Internet privacy is important to you, so we are providing this Kids Privacy Policy to explain how we collect, use, and disclose personal information in clear, easy-to-understand language.

Information Collection

The Kidreads website generally requires little or no collection of personal information.  We may collect certain information automatically when your child visits the Kidsreads.  For example, we may collect persistent identifiers, such as Internet Protocol (IP) address; unique identifiers, such as mobile device identification numbers; and customer ID numbers collected through cookies and other technologies.  We may use cookies and similar technologies on our services to facilitate site administration and navigation and to provide an enhanced online experience for our visitors. Through these mechanisms, we may collect the persistent identifiers described above, as well as information about the type of web browser and operating system being used, the pages that a user visits on Kidsreads, and other websites or apps the user visited before visiting Kidsreads.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on a user's computer.  Most web browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to do so or to notify the user when a cookie is sent.  You can choose to remove cookies through your browser options. However, if you do so, some functionality may be limited. If you wish to disable cookies, please refer to your browser’s help section.  Web beacons are 1x1 single-pixel graphics that may be embedded in web pages or emails. We use web beacons to collect information about advertising and site traffic statistics. Local Storage Objects (sometimes referred to as “Flash Cookies”) are similar to standard cookies except that they can be larger and are downloaded to a computer or mobile device by the Adobe Flash media player. Please note that you may need to take additional steps beyond changing your browser settings to refuse or disable Local Storage Objects and similar technologies.  For example, Local Storage Objects can be controlled through the instructions on Adobe’s Setting Manager page. 

Parental Consent

We generally do not collect, use, or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13 without prior parental consent, except in certain limited cases, which may include the following:

We may collect a parent’s email address in order to provide the parent with notice that his or her child signed up for the Kidsreads newsletter or a contest.  We generally will not use or disclose the email address that we collect except to send the initial notices and subsequent updates about the child’s participation on Kidsreads. 

·         From time to time, we may have special online promotions such as sweepstakes and contests on Kidsreads that are open for registration by children under the age of 13. In these situations, we may collect online contact information in order to communicate on a one-time basis with a child to inform him or her that he or she has won the sweepstakes or contest. At that point, we may ask the winning child for the online contact information of a parent or guardian so that we can make arrangements to award the prize. We will delete the child’s online contact information and will not use it to re-contact the child or disclose it.  Alternatively, we may ask the child for a parent or guardian’s online contact information so that we can notify the parent or guardian about the child’s participation in a promotion or otherwise seek consent. Any information that is given to us in this circumstance is used only for the purpose of conducting the activity and will be deleted from our system after the promotion has ended or any other legally required period for keeping such information has passed.

We may otherwise collect personal information from your child as permitted by law.

Information Security

The security and confidentiality of your child’s information is extremely important to us, and we take a number of steps to help safeguard any personal information that your child provides to us.  However, no method of transmitting or storing electronic data is ever completely secure, and therefore we cannot warrant or guarantee that such information will never be accessed, used or released in a manner that is inconsistent with this policy.

Parental Control of Personal Information

Upon providing proper identification, parents can review, correct, or have deleted their child’s personal information from our database, or refuse further collection or use of personal information from their child by writing to us at: 

Kidsreads
The Book Report Network
250 W 57th Street –  Suite 1228
New York, NY  10107

You may also email us at Carol@bookreporter.com or call us at 212-246-3100.  Please feel free to use this same contact information if at any time you have questions or concerns about this Kids’ Privacy Policy.

Updates

Due to the changing nature of the Internet, this policy may be changed at any time at Kidreads’ discretion.  Therefore we recommend that you visit our Privacy Policy often so that you are always fully informed.

Last Updated: December 21, 2016