We encourage parents to engage with us in protecting their children's privacy, ensuring a safe and enjoyable online experience.
Individuals should be 13 or over in order to purchase any of our goods and services on our website, however we do not ask for a date of birth when checking out so parents are responsible for being aware if their children are purchasing through our site. Children under 13 need to seek their parent or guardians permission before they purchase anything through our website.
We will not use children's contact details for marketing purposes, though we may use them for our internal marketing and research in order to improve the quality of products and services offered across our site.
If an activity does require any personal information (such as first name, last name, or email address), we will provide notice and seek consent from a parent or guardian prior to collecting the information. We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to enable participation in the requested activity. In the the event we discover we have collected personal information from an individual under 13 without parental consent we will either delete the information or seek parental consent.
As a parent/guardian, if you believe your child is participating in an activity that collects personal information, and you have not received a notification or request for consent, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We do not use parent contact details for marketing purposes unless marketing material are explicitly requested.
Safeguarding children's privacy
We take security seriously, and do what we can within commercially acceptable means to protect your child's personal information from loss or theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. However, we advise that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure, and cannot guarantee absolute data security.
Information abuse and community misconduct
We do not tolerate doxing (publishing of private or personal information about an individual without their consent), cyberbullying, or other forms of information abuse on https://www.bookswithaconscience.com. If we discover that a child's personal information has been disclosed on our site without the express consent of their parent/guardian, we will remove the content in question as quickly as possible and effect disciplinary measure (a warning, suspension or ban) on the offending account.
Third-party access to information
We do not knowingly disclose any personally identifying information or personal information provided by children to third parties. We may, however, disclose anonymised and aggregated versions of this information (analytics and statistics) for business, marketing or public relations purposes.
Parental controls and interventions
As a parent/guardian, you may at any time refuse to let us collect further information from your children for a particular activity or account. If you have given us consent previously, you may log in to your child's account to review, edit or delete the information, or contact us via to request the removal of the information from our records.
Please be aware that the removal certain information may result in the termination of the associated account, or withdrawal from the associated activity.