Privacy

What information is collected by Learningthings.com?

We do not collect information from all visitors to our site. You may, however, visit our site anonymously as a guest. We only collect information from you when you choose to register on our site, place an order, or subscribe to our mailing list. If you choose to register on our site, you will be asked to provide your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. If you choose to place an order with us you will be asked to select a payment method. Many of our customers choose to pay with PayPal because it allows them to pay for their order without providing us with any of their personal account information. However, if you choose to pay by credit or debit card then you must provide us with the card information. If you choose to subscribe to our mailing list to receive our coupons and other special offers then you must provide us with your email address. Like most websites, we use cookies and/or web beacons to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website. Please refer to the 'do we use cookies?' section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

What does Learningthings.com use this information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs). To process transactions, your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested. The email address you provide for order processing will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order. In addition, you may choose to opt-in to our mailing list to be notified periodically of our special savings deals such as free shipping, coupons, specials prices and clearance sales. Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email sent to our mailing list.

How does Learningthings.com protect this information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information. We use only secure servers. All supplied sensitive payment information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems. Database access is only available to our technical support individuals who are required to keep the database functional and secure. After a transaction, your private information will be kept on file for more than 60 days in order to process customer returns and future orders.

Does Learningthings.com use cookies?

Yes, like almost all e-commerce websites we use cookies, which are small files containing data transferred by your Web browser (if you allow) that enables sites like ours to recognize the kind of web browser you are using and capture certain information about your visit. Cookies help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, keep track of our special offers and advertisements, and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders by contacting our customer service.

Does Learningthings.com disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. We never share your email address with anyone, period. Your physical mailing address might occasionally be shared with third party companies for purposes of marketing their educational products or services. Beyond that, access to data contained in our database is limited to trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep all of our data confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Does Learningthings.com offer third party links?

As a retail book store, the publishers we represent on our website are carefully reviewed for their products and service levels. Each publisher has their own separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for their content or activities. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance:

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance:

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

How Does Learningthings.com get consent from visitors to this site?

By using our site, visitors to this site are giving their consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy:

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.