This web site is owned and operated by Republic of Letters Publishing B.V.,
Singel 205, 3311 KR Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Republic of Letters Publishing is committed to maintaining your confidence and
sets forth what information we collect about you, how we use your information
and the choices you have about how we use your information.
Collection of personal information
We sometimes request users of the Site to provide personal information. The
information collected from a user is strictly voluntary and may include contact
information such as the users name, e-mail address, and postal address.
In order to access certain content and to make use of the full functionality and
advanced personalization of the Site such as "my home", we ask you to register
and obtain a personal Username and Password. You may be prompted to register
when you choose:
"register as a new user"
The information collected from the registration form that is presented to users
when they choose to register may include contact information such as the users
name, title, e-mail address, organization name, department name, street,
zip/post code, city, country, telephone and fax ("Registration Information").
The Registration Information is linked directly to a personal Username and
Password chosen by the user and can only be retrieved by supplying the correct
Username and Password that is linked to that account.
How personal information is used
We use the personal information that you provide for such purposes as:
Completion and support of the activity for which the information was provided,
such as allowing access to or delivery of our products or services, processing
or fulfilling an order, or responding to your requests or inquiries;
Web site and system administration, such as for the technical support of the
Site and its computer system, including processing computer account information,
information used in the course of securing and maintaining the Site, and
verification of Site activity by the Site or its agents;
Communicating with you about changes or updates to the Site and our services
and, with your consent, special offers, promotions or market research surveys.
Disclosure of personal information to third parties
Access to your personal information is restricted to our employees, agents,
representatives and service providers, such as our data processing, printing and
fulfillment operations, and entities for whom we are acting as an agent,
licensee or publisher, such as societies and our affiliated group companies, for
the purposes set forth above. Your personal information may be used by all of
our trading names and transferred to countries outside of the European Economic
Area (EEA), including to the United States, for processing. These countries
may not have similar data protection laws to the EEA. In addition, if you access
the Site while you are outside of the EEA, your information may be transferred
outside of the EEA in order to provide you with such access.
We will not otherwise disclose any personal information without your consent
except under the following circumstances:
in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or
exercise our rights to defend against legal claims;
if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action
regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, safety of person or property,
violation of our policies, or as otherwise required by law; and
if Republic of Letters Publishing, this Site or a related asset or line of
business is acquired by, transferred to, or merged with another company.
Access and Changes to Your Registration Information and Preferences
Registered Users may access their identified contact information and other
Registration Information and correct any discrepancies or update information by
contacting our Customer Service Center at the address or telephone number
detailed below or logging in and clicking on the "MY Account" link at any time.
The accuracy of such information is solely the responsibility of the user. No
access is given to other data that may have been collected about users.
Retention of personal information
We retain the personal information we collect from you for as long as the
information is relevant to our business purposes or until you request that we
remove the data by contacting us.
Our commitment to data security
We recognize that your privacy is important to you, and therefore we endeavor to
keep your personal information confidential. The personal and demographic
information about each user is stored on servers that are behind a firewall and
physically housed within a secured data center. However, we do not represent,
warrant, or guarantee that your personal information will be protected against
unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alterations, and do not accept any
liability for the security of the personal information submitted to us nor for
your or third parties use or misuse of personal information.
About this privacy notice
change this policy at any time without notice. Any changes to this policy will
be posted on this web page. Our policy does not create a contract or any legal
furnished through any means other than this site (such as via telephone or
This site may contain links to other web sites that are beyond our control.
Other web sites to which you link may contain privacy policies that are
of each web site you visit before submitting any information to them.
Questions, Complaints, and Dispute Resolution
contact us at:
publisher at republic-of-letters.com. If at any time you believe that we have
your personal information is being handled, please contact us.