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Privacy Policy
Your privacy is of great importance to Sundance Publishing. As a user of this Web site, you are valued by Sundance Publishing and we will take appropriate measures to protect the personally identifiable information provided by and collected from you on the site in connection with the functions, facilities, products and services offered on the site.

What Information Does Sundance Publishing Collect?
We gather information so that we can improve and personalize your experience with Sundance Publishing. Information that we collect falls into the following primary categories:

Information that Customers Give Us.
We receive and store the information that you enter at the site or give to us in any other way offline. For example, we collect the information that you provide when you register. You can always choose not to provide some or all of the information we ask for, but this may prevent you from receiving information or obtaining certain services that you desire.

Does the Blue Planet Diaries Web Site Use Cookies?

How Does Sundance Publishing Use the Information It Receives?
Sundance Publishing uses the information that users provide to the site in a manner that is consistent with the reason for which such information is provided. For instance, if a user contacts us with a question, we will use the contact information of that user in order to respond to that inquiry.

Does Sundance Publishing Share the Information It Receives?
Sundance Publishing considers the information provided by our users to be a vital part of our relationship with our users and we treat it with great care and respect. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share such personal data with certain third parties, as set forth below.

Sundance Publishing, like many companies that serve consumers, hires other companies to perform certain functions. Examples include managing our database and mailing requested information. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information they need to complete the task and they are not allowed to use that information for any other purpose.

Protection of Sundance Publishing and Others.
We may release account and other personal information when we believe such release is appropriate to comply with law; protect the rights of, property and safety of our users, Sundance Publishing or others; or enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements. In addition, we may exchange information with other organizations for fraud protection.

Will Sundance Publishing Sell My Personal Information to Other Companies?
Sundance’s customer database is shared with Market Data Retrieval and MSGI Direct, two educational database companies who sell their compiled mailing list records to other companies for use in their marketing programs.

How Secure is Information About Me?
We will take appropriate steps to protect the information you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for marketing purposes.

Whenever you provide sensitive information (for example, a credit card number to make a purchase), we will take appropriate steps to protect it. If you are using a browser that supports SSL encryption, such as Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer, your personal information (including your credit card number) is automatically encrypted during transmission.

How Can I Access Information About Me?
If you’d like to review your own personal information, to correct existing information, or to remove your information, please contact Sundance Publishing via e-mail at info@sundancepub.com. If you request removal of your personal information, you acknowledge that residual information may continue to reside in Sundance Publishing’s records and archives, but Sundance Publishing will not use that information for commercial purposes.

What Choices Do I Have?
As outlined in this Privacy Policy, you can always choose not to provide information, however, doing so may prevent you from receiving certain information or accessing other valuable features of the site.

Links to Third Party Sites.
You may be able to access third party Web sites through links available on this site including Web sites of companies that are affiliated with Sundance Publishing. You understand and agree that your use of such third party sites will be governed by the privacy policies of those sites and not by this Privacy Policy. Sundance Publishing shall not be responsible for the actions of the operators of such third party Web sites.

Sundance Publishing does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide information on this site without their permission.

Notices and Revisions.
If you choose to visit the site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy, including limitations on damages and application of the law of the State of Massachusetts. If you have a concern about the privacy of our site, please send an e-mail with a detailed description of your concern to: webmaster@sundancepub.com and we will try to solve it. Our business and site change constantly. The Privacy Policy may also change. Our use of information that we receive and store is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of our use of such information. If we decided to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on this site.

Contacting the Web Site.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: webmaster@sundancepub.com.

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