INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE WHILE VISITING THE HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON
WORLD WIDE WEB PAGES (THE "HRW SITE"). THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY
POLICY DO NOT GOVERN PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION FURNISHED
THROUGH ANY MEANS OTHER THAN THE HRW SITE (SUCH AS BY TELEPHONE
OR VIA THE MAIL).
Holt, Rinehart and Winston ("HRW") recognizes the importance of
protecting the privacy of our customers and visitors to the HRW
Site while permitting us to conduct legitimate business by providing
services and information of interest to our customers and visitors.
Your disclosure of personally identifiable information to us constitutes
consent to the terms stated herein.
Collection and Storage of Information:
We will collect certain personal information when you register for
our services, purchase our products, request information, participate
in surveys, respond to special offers, enter contests or, in connection
with such activities, you may be asked to provide your name, mailing
address, telephone number and e-mail address. We will maintain this
information in our customer database.
At the present time, we do not collect any personally identifiable
information from children or from individuals who could be recognized
as minors. If we do so in the future, we will comply with the requirements
of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
We may use "cookies" to recognize you and your access
privileges on the HRW Site, as well as to trace usage of the HRW
Site. A cookie is a piece of information that is sent to your Web
browser from a Website and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Each time you return to the HRW Site, we are able to identify you
as a previous or registered customer. Cookies also enable us to
measure the HRW Site traffic, including the number of repeat versus
new visitors, the time users spend online, and their navigation
behavior. Collecting this information allows us to make changes
that improve the HRW Site.
Use of Information:
This information is used to provide the service or product requested;
to enable billing and shipping; to provide you with information
about related products and services based on the preferences you
have indicated; to improve the HRW Site; for development of new
products and services; and for systems administration and troubleshooting
purposes. Sometimes we hire companies to help us deliver products
or services, like a shipping company that delivers a package. In
those instances, we need to share your information with them. These
companies will be authorized to use the information only to deliver
the product or service. In rare instances, we will disclose private
information to necessary parties to protect the HRW Site or visitors
to the HRW Site, or to enforce compliance with our Terms and Conditions
We may share personally identifiable information with our affiliated
companies ("HRW Related Companies"). You will be offered the option
to not have your personally identifiable information shared with
parties outside the HRW Related Companies. Information concerning
individuals' usage of the HRW Site will not be disclosed to third
parties except in an aggregate form (e.g., "45% of the customers
visiting the HRW Site are repeat visitors").
Please be aware that if you disclose personally identifiable information
on Website message boards or chat areas, that information may be
collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may
result in unsolicited communications from third parties. Such activities
are beyond the control of Harcourt.
Questions regarding this policy should be directed to Holt, Rinehart
and Winston at email@example.com. Holt, Rinehart and Winston is
not responsible for the privacy policies of Web site to which this
site may link.
You may review and approve the information about you collected while
visiting the HRW Site by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon your
request, we will correct personal information that you state is
erroneous or remove your information from our computer system. Requests
for the correction or removal of information should be directed
Links to Other Sites:
The HRW Site may contain links to other Web sites that are not under
our control. HRW is not responsible for the privacy policies of
such other Web sites.
Our practices may change periodically, so please check back here
Privacy Policies of HRW Related Companies
Due to the diverse nature of business conducted by the HRW Related
Companies, their privacy policies may differ. In such cases, the
and will supersede the term of this document in the event of a conflict.
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