SECTION 2 – COLLECTION OF DATA
Our website collects information that is necessary for the purpose of delivering our products and services. Personal information includes (but is not limited to) the full name, e-mail, age, phone number,and other data (processed automatically) of the user. The information which will be collected in this process will be used to provide services to the user as well as in order to communicate with that user through e-mail and/or newsletters. Some information on our website will be gathered automatically through different tools and plugins.
2.1. Users Information Collection.
There will be a collection of information from all of our users when they create an account on our website if they will use any of our given services. The information that will be provided to us including but is not limited to:
A) From Sellers/Authors
a. Full Name
b. Email address
c. Date of Birth
e. Phone Number
f. Business Location or Address
B) From Buyers/Customers
a. Full Name
C) Other Data
a. Users Third-Party Related Information
b. Payment Information (Processed Automatically)
c. Any additional information relating to the users that they provide us directly through our website or indirectly through our platform or online presence such as ‘cookies’.
2.2. Payment Information
A) From Sellers
Sellers can publish their work on our website by paying a fee. The payment will be made through PayPal. All proceeds earned by the sellers from selling their work will also be transferred directly into their accounts. Please note that all the payment information will be processed automatically by PayPal (or any other relevant platform used to payments through the Shop AudioBooks website). The payment gateways implemented by these platforms will treat and safeguard your data with total security and
B) From Buyers/Customers
Buyers or Customers can pay for their purchases through debit cards and credit cards which will be processed through PayPal. Customers will be provided all the payment options at the booking page where the payment by the users will be processed automatically by the payment platform the users chose to pay for. Please note that the Customers will also only have to pay the Sellers for their listed work. There will not be any kind of service charges taken by our website.
2.3. Automatic Information Collection
We also collect information that is collected by general websites and relative tools/plugins for the purpose of rendering normal services. This type of information includes (but is not limited to) the usage of our services by users, referring nodes, device OS and its type, language and its preference, and data and time of users’ browsing history. We may release such information in aggregate form for the purpose of making our services better. Please note that in aggregate form none of the individual users can be identified. Our website may also collect information that is considered personal identifiable information such as IP address and other information collected through cookies. We may share this information with third parties or in order to be compliant legally.
of some services. Please note that the cookie does not contain any personal identifying information. Users can also change their browser settings to ensure that the collection of cookies is disabled. However, doing so will make many of our services ineffectual.
SECTION 4 – THIRD-PARTY LINKS
We rely on third-party platforms in order to render our services. For the purpose of storing and hosting our data we primarily use hosting services. Please note that all of these services are changeable and we may use other alternatives in case we find new, better, and improved third-party platforms. Apart from sharing some of our data with our third-party platform partners, we will not share, lease, or sell any personal user information to a third party (unless specifically required by legal authorities for lawful purposes). There might also be a presence of third-party tracking and analytical services links on our website that may also include the services of Google Analytics which may help us track user’s session activity, bounce rate, time of stay, and general traffic analytics. Most of these links will only be there in order to help us provide our services. Please note any links that are on or through our website are there either for marketing purposes or for other services as a requirement for the working of our website.
These links may or may not be associated or affiliated with us in any way. We do not collect any information collected by these third-party services. Nor do we share or use any
SECTION 5 – PROTECTION AND SHARING OF CONSUMERS AND USERS DATA
We are committed to protecting the personal data of consumers and users to the best of our ability. Data security is necessary and therefore in compliance with the global data privacy laws we have implemented measures in order to make sure that all data belonging to the users, buyers and sellers and visitors of our website is well protected. We have made sure that all the transactions on and through our website are going through well-protected payment platforms. Our website neither collects any payment-related information nor do we control it. We May Share Users’ Information In Following Instances:
a. When we are required by a court of law or legal authority to do so.
b. When our business is transferred or sold to a new company or owner and in that transaction, the data stored by us will also be transferred to the new owner.
c. We may store and transfer the personal data of the users out of the European Union regions in order to better provide our services. This step will be taken in order to make our services better. Users of our services from the EU zone hereby acknowledge that their data can be stored on hosting servers that are outside the jurisdiction of the EU zone.
d. We will share the users’ data with our service providers ( such as web-hosting providers, payment partners, etc.), affiliates, marketing partners, business partners, and others who have legal rights to access users’ data.
SECTION 6 – PRIVACY AND GDPR USER RIGHTS
In compliance with the GDPR and other user privacy rights, this statement has been provided for all the users of our website who are using any or all of our services. All users have the right to access their personal information and they have the right to know how their data is being stored on our website. Users can also have their data removed or transferred from our website. Our website would like to make sure all users are fully aware of all of their data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
a. The Right To Access – Users have the right to request our website for copies of their personal data.
b. The Right To Rectification – Users have the right to request that our website corrects (or completes) any information they believe is inaccurate (or incomplete) about them.
c. The Right To Erasure – Users have the right to request that our website erases their data, under certain conditions.
d. The Right To Restrict Processing – Users have the right to request that we restrict the processing of their data, under certain conditions.
e. The Right To Object To Processing – Users have the right to object to our website’s processing of their data, under certain conditions.
f. The Right To Data Portability – Users have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to them, under certain
conditions. If any user makes a request, we have one month to respond to the user. If anyone would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at this email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECTION 7 – CCPA COMPLIANCE
a. Users have the right to know what personal information our website collects.
b. Users have the right to know who we share their data with.
c. Users have the right to deletion of their data.
d. Users have the right to receive Non-Discrimination services.
SECTION 8 – NOTICE FOR RESIDENTS IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA REGARDING STORAGE OF DATA
All information users provide to us is stored securely and treated with care and respect. The data that we collect from users may be transferred to and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) such as the United States or Canada. It may also be processed by persons operating outside the EEA. If we do send users’ data outside the EEA, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the recipient implements appropriate measures to protect users’ information.
SECTION 9 – AGE LIMIT (COPPA NOTICE)
In compliance with the COPPA act, we are making this notice available that anyone under the age of 13 should not provide us with any data, specifically personal identifiable information in any way. Any such information unknowingly collected by our website will be deleted as soon as we have become aware of it. If a parent or guardian is aware that a minor has provided us personal identifiable information without their consent, they should reach us at email@example.com.
SECTION 10 – OPT-OUT RIGHT FROM E-MAIL LIST
All users have the right to opt out of our e-mail list by removing themselves from our e-mail list. Users can either e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if they wish to stop receiving our e-mails or they can also follow the “unsubscribe link” provided at the end of every email
SECTION 12 – CONTACT