BKReader.com, hereinafter referred to as The Brooklyn Reader (“BK Reader”) is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of visitors to our Web site (the “Site”) as well as the privacy of users of the Site. As part of our commitment to protecting your privacy online, we have written this policy to help you understand how we gather information about users of the Site, how we use the information we gather and what steps we take to protect the information you share with us.

For visitors, we’ve structured the Site so that, in general, you can visit us on the Web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.

If and when you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified), you can be assured that it will only be used to support your relationship with BK Reader.

What information do we collect?

When you sign up for BK Readerís newsletter, you provide us with email contact information.

We manage information with regard to your account status and customer logs. In addition, we may store customers’ electronic mail and other communications as a necessary incident to the transmission and delivery of those communications.

How do we use this information?

We use the contact information you provide us to provide or enhance our service to you in the form of daily news updates which you choose to opt in to or can unsubscribe to at any time.

We will not disclose a customer’s personal information unless we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to identify, make contact with, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing harm or interfering with the rights or property of BK Reader, our customers, or others, or where BK Reader has a good faith belief that the law requires such disclosure.

BK Reader also will not, except for reasons stated below, disclose to third parties the contents of any electronic mail or other electronic communications that BK Reader stores or transmits for its customers. The circumstances under which BK Reader will disclose such electronic customer communications are when:

  • It helps us to provide service to the customer;
  • It is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of BK Reader or its users;
  • It is required to cooperate with interception orders, warrants, or other legal process that BK Reader determines in its sole discretion to be valid and enforceable; or
  • It is necessary to provide to a law enforcement agency when the contents are inadvertently obtained by BK Reader and appear to pertain to the commission of a crime.

BK Reader retains the right to censor, edit or engage in ongoing review or surveillance of communications stored on or transmitted through its facilities by customers or others. BK Reader reserves the right, however, to review, delete or block access to communications that may harm BK Reader, its customers or third parties. The grounds on which BK Reader may take such action include, but are not limited to, actual or potential violations of the Site’s Terms and Conditions.

Use of Cookies

To enhance your experience with BK Reader, our server uses “cookies” to store user’s preferences. Cookies are messages sent between BK Reader and your browser which are saved as text files on your computer. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, requesting email alerts or additional information. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in cookies.

Users may customize their browsers to not accept cookies. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from BK Reader Web site, it is possible that some parts of the Site will not function properly, and you will not be able to experience personalized visits to BK Reader Web site or subscribe to any service offerings on the Site.

Policy Governs Use; Changes to Privacy Policy

The terms of this policy will govern the use and any information collected while it is in place. BK Reader reserves the right to change this policy at any time by posting revisions on the Site. Changes to this privacy policy will be effective at the time they are posted to the Site. This privacy policy is not intended to, and does not, create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.