Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Privacy: your privacy is important


We believe that privacy is of great importance. This policy intends to describe the type of personal information we receive when you use Mel Keegan and DreamCraft OnLine, plus some of the measures we undertake to safeguard your privacy. We trust this will assist in your decision to share personal information. such as your email address.

Mel Keegan and DreamCraft maintain the highest standards of integrity. We work hard to protect our customers', consumers' and visitors' privacy.

Your Personal Information

Mel Keegan and DreamCraft collect personally identifiable information from visitors only on a voluntary basis. Personal information might include your first name and email address, which are used to coordinate the subscription list for our email newsletter. "Draw" type competition winners are randomly generated from this list. If you have won, we send you an email.

This data is collected if you request information from us, participate in a contest, sign up to join our email list or request some service from us. The information collected is stored by DreamCraft only, and used to send newsletters, notify visitors of updates, respond to visitor inquiries, and notify competition winners.

Should we change this method, we will post notice of whatever changes on the website. In any event, personal information received from any visitor will be used strictly for the purposes outlined above, and under no circumstances will ever be sold, or provided to third parties.

The Use of Cookies and Web Beacons

Mel Keegan and DreamCraft do NOT use cookies. Mel Keegan and DreamCraft do NOT use web beacons. However, when you purchase eBooks via Kindle or PayLoadz, paperbacks via Amzon or Lulu, or giftware via Zazzle, it is possible these companies may use cookies or web beacons.

They may use cookies to help them personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables Lulu, PayLoadz, Zazzle, and so on, to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. You can accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of a site which sets them.

A web beacon is a described as 'a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of websites.' They are sometimes also referred to as 'web bugs' and are used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They can be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site. The intention of the beacon is to analyze a user's movements and preferences, so as to provide superior service.

Websites also serve third party commercials which use cookies and web beacons in the course of ads being served on our web site. These might, for example, keep track of how many times you've seen a particular advertisement. No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on our web site.

Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose. You can also manually delete some or all cookies from inside your browser. Consult the browser's help file, for information on how to do this.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to minors under the age of 17. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from minors. Nor will we supply eBooks, files, or 'hard goods' to minors. Goods of any description are purchased via PayPal, PayLoads, and various eCommerce providers. The goods are clearly described, and appropriately 'tagged' as suitable for adults. (Our giftware is uniformly rated 'G'.)

Your Non-Personal Information

Mel Keegan and DreamCraft collect no information. When you purchase eBooks via Kindle or Payloadz, paperbacks via Amazon or Lulu, or giftware via Zazzle, it is possible that these companies might collect information.

They may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. They may use such information (which does not identify individual users), to analyze trends, or to administer their own website, or to their track visitors' movements around the site, in order to gather demographic information about their user base. The information collected would be used solely for their internal review, and they assure us, it will never under any circumstances be shared with other organizations for commercial, or any, purposes.

Release of Your Information

If 'Mel Keegan' (as an 'entity') and DreamCraft (as a 'business 'entity') are sold as a 'going-concern', the information we have obtained from you via your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner, so ensure that the service provided continues without pause. You will be notified via our email newsletters, should this occur, and you are assured that your right to opt-out of any newsletter subscription or membership will be honored without exception.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information

We provide this privacy policy as the guarantee of our commitment to protect your information. If you have submitted info through our site and would like the data deleted, updated or corrected, contact us directly.

Updates and Effective Date

Mel Keegan and DreamCraft reserve the right to change this policy. However, if there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate this on our site, in our newsletters, and provide links to the new privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this page, and remain current with our methods.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please log out, and do not visit Amazon, Amazon Kindle, Lulu, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble or iBooks.

Your use of this site indicates your acceptance of these terms.

Should you have any questions regarding privacy, or how Mel Keegan and DreamCraft work with Amazon, Amazon Kindle, Lulu, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble or iBooks, please contact us. 

This mobile friendly version of MEL KEEGAN ONLINE created and posted by webmaster JADE.

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