GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES AND NEW YORK LAW; JURISDICTION
This Site is operated in the United States and is designed for and targeted to U.S. audiences. It is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States or the State of New York as applicable, without giving effect to their principles of conflicts of law. By using this Site and/or providing us with your personal information, you waive any claims that may arise under the laws of other countries or territories located outside of the United States or states other than New York, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York and the federal courts of the Southern District, located in New York City, NY.
WEBSITE COLLECTION, USE, AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your Personal Information as follows:
- To comply with court orders or subpoenas and as necessary to satisfy any law or regulation;
- With Terata's operational service providers;
- To a third party in the event of a corporate sale, merger or other restructuring; and
- With third parties (for example, our authors or promotional partners) for their own direct marketing purposes but only with notice and consent at time of collection.
You can "opt in" or "opt out" of receiving promotional e-mail from us by checking or unchecking the appropriate box on the registration or submission area for the particular offer, by updating your preferences here or by following the instructions in our e-mail messages. Please note that even if you choose to opt out of promotional e-mail, we will continue to send you important service-related communications (e.g., order confirmations). You may also opt out of having your information shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes under item 5 of Website Collection, Use, And Disclosure Of Personal Information by following the instructions listed immediately above.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
To prevent online fraud we employ reasonable industry standard security measures involving both hardware and software. For our e-commerce sites, we use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to encrypt any Personal Information you send to us during the check-out process. Only when your information has been passed to our secure servers, housed in a physically secure location and protected by firewall software, is your transaction processed. Penguin employs your credit card information only for your purchase with us. Your information is vetted by a merchant bank to ensure that all credit details are accurate and represent a genuine purchase.
Note that no data transmission over the Internet, or by other means, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Thus, while we strive to protect your personal data, Terata cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Therefore, you understand, acknowledge, and agree that you transmit certain Personal Information over this Site at your own risk.
COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING DEVICES
MONITORING AND USE OF AGGREGATE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Without disclosure of Personal Information about individual users, we may provide aggregate statistics about our users, traffic patterns and related Site information to third party vendors or marketing companies.
We may provide links to third-party web sites as a service to our users. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection, use and disclosure practices of such web sites. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on these web sites before providing any information to them.
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS' PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a California resident and request information about how to exercise your third-party disclosure choices, you must send a request to the following address with a preference on how our response to your request should be sent (e-mail or postal mail). You may contact us by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the statement "California Residents' Privacy Rights" in the subject field of your e-mail.
GENERAL REQUESTS ABOUT THIS POLICY
LAST UPDATED: March 18, 2014