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Wiley Studios Privacy Statement

Wiley Studios is committed to protecting your privacy. This Wiley Studios Privacy Statement applies to data collection and usage on Wiley Studios sites and services. Please read the Wiley Studios Privacy Statement below and also any supplementary information at the end of this statement for additional details about particular Wiley Studios sites and services that you may use.

Wiley Studios is a general audience web site, intended for users of all ages. Personal information of all users is collected, used and disclosed as described in this Privacy Statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

At some sites, Wiley Studios collects personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Wiley Studios may also collect demographic information, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. Information collected by Wiley Studios may be combined with information obtained from other Wiley Studios services and other companies.

Wiley Studios may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken within Wiley Studios. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses.

Certain Wiley Studios services may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another company. If you register for or use such services, both Wiley Studios and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with the co-branded services.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Use of your Personal Information

Wiley Studios collects and uses your personal information to operate Wiley Studios and deliver the services you have requested. These services may include the display of customized content and advertising based upon the information Wiley Studios has collected. In order to provide services in conjunction with other Wiley Studios products or services, personal information collected by Wiley Studios may be accessed and used by other Wiley Studios services as necessary to provide such services. Any use of such information within Wiley Studios will remain subject to the limitations of this privacy statement.

Wiley Studios also uses your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from Wiley Studios and its affiliates. Wiley Studios may also send you surveys regarding current services or potential new services that may be offered.

Wiley Studios does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Wiley Studios may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. Wiley Studios does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Wiley Studios may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Wiley Studios or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Wiley Studios, including its Wiley Studios family of Web sites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Wiley Studios services or members of the public.

Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Wiley Studios or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Wiley Studios abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Security of your Personal Information

Wiley Studios is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Use of Cookies

Wiley Studios uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize Wiley Studios's pages, or register with Wiley Studios sites or services, a cookie helps Wiley Studios to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, preferred email address, and so on. When you return to Wiley Studios, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Wiley Studios features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Wiley Studios services or Web sites you visit.

Use of Web Beacons

Wiley Studios Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow Wiley Studios to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Wiley Studios may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or Wiley Studios Newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.

Wiley Studios may also place Web beacons from third parties on our site in order to compile aggregated statistics and to help determine the effectiveness of our joint promotional or advertising campaigns. Wiley Studios prohibits Web beacons on our site from being used by third parties to access your personal information.

Use of Third Party Ad Networks

Some of the online banner advertisements you see on Wiley Studios Web pages are displayed by Wiley Studios.

In addition, Wiley Studios allows other companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to display advertisements on Wiley Studios Web pages. Some of these ad networks may place a persistent cookie on your computer. Doing this allows the ad network to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad networks may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. Wiley Studios does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third-party ad servers or ad networks.

Changes to this Statement

Wiley Studios will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. When Wiley Studios posts changes to this Statement, you will see the word "updated" next to the Privacy Statement link on the front page of Wiley Studios. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how Wiley Studios will use your personal information, Wiley Studios will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. Wiley Studios encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Wiley Studios is protecting your information.


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