Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Updated: August 20, 2012

Kbuuk LLC (“Kbuuk”) shares your concern about the protection of your personal information online. This is our Privacy Policy regarding the information we collect on our web sites, on third- party websites that we use, or through applications and eBooks that we create. Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. If changed, we will post an updated Privacy Policy on this page for your review.

Questions or comments regarding this policy should be directed to the attention of the General Counsel, Kbuuk LLC at the address listed on the “contact us” section of the Kbuuk homepage. In addition, you may send us an email at support@kbuuk.com.

Information Gathered and Tracked by Kbuuk

We gather two types of data about our users: personal information and tracking information.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal information is provided by users when registering to purchase a Kbuuk product, for our free newsletters, from our social media presence or through registration pages on sites we control, and voluntarily at certain other points, such as entering contests or completing surveys. At present, we do not collect personally identifiable information from the users of our ebooks distributed through third-party distributors, such as Kobo and Amazon.

Interacting with Kbuuk

By Interacting with Kbuuk, as defined below, we collect certain information from you.

Interacting with Kbuuk includes, but is not limited to:

-     Purchasing products on Kbuuk.com

-     Downloading free products or submitting your information through data collection forms on Kbuuk.com or on third-party websites that we control

-     Participating in contests and sweepstakes managed by Kbuuk

-     Participating in surveys and polls

-     Participating in registration pages through our apps and eBooks

By Interacting with Kbuuk, you consent to our using your information to contact you for account maintenance issues, or with offers for our products or services or the products or services of third parties. This contact may occur in any manner, including without limitation, via direct mail, email or telephone.

In order to purchase a product on Kbuuk.com, you will have to supply us with your email address and choose a unique User Name and Password. You will be required to verify your email address by clicking on the activation link in the Welcome Email that will be sent to you upon your submission of a completed registration form. Further, through the sale process, we may collect credit card or other payment account information through transaction services such as Stripe and Paypal. We do not maintain your credit card or payment account information on our servers. We leave that to Stripe and Paypal who have bank-level security. We are not responsible for the actions of Stripe or Paypal in connection with your personal financial information.

Kbuuk complies with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. From time to time Kbuuk may acquire lists of email addresses from nationally-recognized third party data providers. Any user receiving such correspondence from us has the option to immediately opt-out from receiving further communications from Kbuuk, such opt-out will always be included in the footer of the email communication.

TRACKING INFORMATION

Tracking information is automatically collected about all visitors to our sites. This information consists of both individual and aggregated tracking information and is automatically gathered using “cookies.” A cookie is a small data file containing information, such as a user’s login name, that is written to the user’s hard drive by a web server and used to track the pages visited.

We use cookies in several ways to track user behavior. Cookies store visitors’ preferences and past activity in order to provide better service when visitors return. They are also used to customize the web page content on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. The information we gather on an individual basis is used for internal purposes only, such as accessing a member’s account information. We also use tracking information on an aggregate basis, to track the readership of stories and usage of our products, to analyze traffic patterns on our sites, and to provide anonymous reporting of usage for internal and external clients. In all cases, cookies used by Kbuuk are encoded and contain a unique digital signature to prevent tampering. They do not contain user passwords. We also employ technology that is commonly referred to as “action tags” (also known as “web beacons,” “scripts” or “one pixel .gif files”) to measure the effectiveness of our advertisements.

In addition to cookies placed by Kbuuk or its agents, as described above, advertisers and third- party advertising vendors, including Google, that may serve ads onto our web sites and in our apps and eBooks, and other third party partners may use their own cookies or other tracking technologies for advertising or other purposes. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any such advertisers and vendors. Additionally, third party advertising vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites on the Internet. These companies utilize certain technologies including cookies to deliver targeted advertisements and marketing messages and to collect information about your visit to our sites and other web sites. If you would like more information about this practice or to opt out of having this information used by companies that are part of the Network Advertising Initiative to provide targeted ads, please visit http:// www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp.

You can control your browser’s settings regarding cookies by selecting “Internet Options” or “Preferences” in the menu bar of your browser. This will allow you to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, have your browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or disable cookies altogether. However, because cookies allow you to easily navigate our web sites without having to constantly log in using your User Name and Password, we recommend that you leave them turned on.

USE OF THE INFORMATION

Kbuuk uses the personal information and tracking information obtained from its users as stated in this Privacy Policy, and for the following purposes:

Information Sharing

Kbuuk does not sell or disclose personal information about you described above to with other people or nonaffiliated companies, except to provide you with products or services, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

SECURITY

Kbuuk limits access to personal information about you to those employees whom we determine need access to that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your personal information. However, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our servers, nor can we guarantee that information that users supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.

YOUR INDEPENDENT RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER COMPANIES

Please note that this Privacy Policy will not apply to your independent relationships with other companies that from time to time may offer you products and services on Kbuuk’s sites. Those companies’ privacy policies will govern how they collect, use and disclose personal information that you provide to them. Kbuuk is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information.

Questions or comments regarding this policy should be directed to the attention of the General Counsel, Kbuuk LLC at the address set forth in the contact section of this website.

Kbuuk reserves the right to modify this policy.

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Kbuuk LLC
945 McKinney St, Suite 621
Houston, TX 77002

Or by emailing support@kbuuk.com

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