Terms & Conditions

TERMS OF USE; LEGAL NOTICES

THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO ALL VISITORS TO OR USERS OF THE WEBSITE BOTH NOW AND IN THE FUTURE. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE, THE USER ACKNOWLEDGES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. EDUCATIONAL DEVLEOPMENT CORPORATION, INC. ("EDC") RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FROM TIME TO TIME AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION WITHOUT NOTICE. IN THE CASE OF ANY VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, EDC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE BY LAW AND IN EQUITY FOR SUCH VIOLATIONS.

USAGE

You agree not to (a) use any automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers or the like to download data from the website; (b) enter any data that is libelous, defamatory or unlawful, or that violates or infringes any trademark, copyright or similar rights of others; or (c) knowingly enter any data which is false or misleading.

EDC reserves the right to deny access to any user or group of users to the Web site, at EDC sole discretion, at any time, and for any reason or no reason.

COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS; EXPORT CONTROL LAWS

All applicable federal, state and local laws govern user access to this Web site. All information on the website is subject to U.S. export control laws and may also be subject to the laws of the country where you reside.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS

The trademarks, logos, and service marks, including but not limited to "EDC," and other names, logos, and icons identifying products and services (collectively, "Trademarks") displayed on the website, are registered and unregistered Trademarks of EDC, its affiliates, suppliers or others. Certain portions of the website may be identified as being the subject of a specific copyright held by an entity other than EDC and, as such, may not be copied without the permission of the holder of the copyright. For the remainder of the website, EDC hereby authorizes you to copy information published by EDC on this website solely for non-commercial use within your organization provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content and you do not modify the content. You may not copy or display for redistribution to third parties or for commercial purposes any portion of the content. Note that any product, process or technology described in the document may be the subject of other Intellectual Property rights reserved by EDC or its parent, subsidiaries, or affiliate companies and are not licensed hereunder.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS A COURTESY FOR EDC CUSTOMERS. EDC HAS PROVIDED THE INFORMATION IN GOOD FAITH AND HAS MADE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO MAKE THE INFORMATION AS ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE AS POSSIBLE.

THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL EDC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST REVENUE OR PROFITS, LOST OPPORTUNITY, OR ANY OTHER LOSS RESULTING FROM RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE INCLUDING DAMAGES ARISING FROM INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS OR ERRORS OR ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF EDC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR SUCH DAMAGES ARE FORESEEABLE.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. THIS WEBSITE MAY BE CHANGED OR UPDATED FROM TIME TO TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

Any third party site links included in this website are not under the control of EDC and EDC is not responsible for and makes no representations or warranties concerning the contents of any third party linked site or any link contained in a third party linked site. EDC provides third party links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement, investigation or verification by EDC of the third party linked site.

VIRUSES, ETC.

EDC assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, or images from the website.

Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy is effective as of August 1, 2000

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Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. Educational Development Corporation (EDC) is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. EDC collects information from our users at several different points on our website.
 
I. APPLICATION OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY
This Privacy Policy applies to all websites owned or operated by EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (EDC) and its subsidiaries, including, but not limited to, the websites for: (1) EDC PUBPLISHING, TRADE PUBUBLISHER OF USBORNE BOOKS at edcpub.com; and (2) USBORNE BOOKS & MORE at usbornebooksandmore.com (collectively, "EDC websites"). EDC websites may be accessed through domain names in addition to the domain names listed above. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected by EDC by means other than through EDC websites.
 
II. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
General Information
When you use the Internet, your web browser or client software may transmit certain information to the servers that host the websites you visit. The information may include the unique number assigned to your server or Internet connection, the capabilities and features of your computer, your geographic location, and your movement within and interaction with the website, including what pages you look at and what information you download. When you visit EDC websites, EDC servers collect such information. EDC uses this information to generate aggregate statistics about visitors to EDC websites.

Personally Identifying Information
EDC only collects personal information that you voluntarily provide to us. "Personal Information" is information through which you can be identified. The Personal Information that EDC collects through EDC websites depends on the nature of your online activity, such as whether you access free content, access content subscription services or access media content pertaining to EDC. Personal Information that EDC may collect from you directly, includes your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number(s), fax number, credit card information, online purchase information and other information that you voluntarily provide. The Personal Information is collected by e-mail, through online forms, and through your activities on EDC websites.

Cookies
EDC websites uses cookie technology. A cookie is a small file that contains information sent by a website that is saved on your hard disk by your computer's browser. Cookies store information that a website may need to personalize your experience and to gather website statistical data, such as which pages you visit, what material you download, your internet provider's domain name and country, and the addresses of websites you visited immediately before, and after, visiting a particular website.

EDC websites use cookies to provide a unique identifier to your computer so that we can generate statistics regarding usage of EDC websites, such as the percentage of repeat visitors and other general statistics. The unique identifiers are not matched with any personal information. Moreover, cookies used by EDC websites do not store any Personal Information about you.

To browse the Internet and EDC websites without cookies, you can configure your browser to reject all cookies or to notify you when each cookie is offered so that you can accept or reject each cookie. You may not be able to conduct some transactions or use some services on EDC websites if you disable your browser from accepting cookies.

 
III. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
EDC may use the information collected by us: (1) for marketing purposes, including, but not limited to, notifying you of special promotions, offers and events; (2) to process and fulfill orders or other fee-for-services; (3) to enable us to contact you for confirmation notices, customer service correspondence, inquiries, complaints and other communications; (4) to cross-reference with other Personal Information that we have acquired about you; and (5) for profiling or demographic purposes.
 
IV. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Except as provided below, EDC will not sell, trade, or disclose to third parties any Personal Information obtained through EDC websites, without your consent. EDC may disclose Personal Information: (1) to comply with a court order, subpoena, search warrant or other legal process; (2) to comply with legal, regulatory or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities; (3) to protect and defend EDC, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and all of their officers, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, and partners, in connection with any legal action, claim or dispute; (4) to enforce the terms of use of EDC websites; (5) to prevent imminent physical harm; (6) to businesses that EDC may use for purposes of performing functions on behalf of EDC, such as companies that process credit card transactions; and (7) in connection with the sale, assignment, or transfer of any EDC property or EDC website.
 
V. CHOICE REGARDING PROVIDING INFORMATION
General information is collected whenever you browse EDC websites. The EDC Web Sites do not provide any means for opting out of providing general information when you browse EDC websites. However, privacy software that prevents the disclosure of general information is commercially available.

You can browse EDC websites without providing any Personal Information. However, providing Personal Information is required to use some of the services offered through the EDC websites, including, but not limited to, making purchases, providing feedback or participating in sweepstakes/drawings.

You can opt out of receiving certain communications and offers. To opt out of EDC communications, send an e-mail to support@edcpub.com.

 
VI. ACCESS
The general or Personal Information collected through EDC websites is not currently accessible to you, except that confirmation is provided for some transactions and services, such as purchases. If you believe that any information collected by EDC about you is not correct or has changed, please send an e-mail message to privacy@edcpub.com explaining the correction or change and provide any relevant confirmation or reference number.
 
VII. SECURITY
General information and Personal Information collected by EDC websites is stored on secure servers. The secure servers are protected by firewalls and other standard security procedures. The secure servers are not generally accessible by unauthorized third parties, but could become accessible in the event of a security breach.

This website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Sensitive information, such as credit card number and/or social security number, is encrypted and is protected using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) the best encryption software in the industry.

 
VIII. CHANGES
This Privacy Policy was posted on August 1, 2000. EDC reserves the right to change, modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time. When the Privacy Policy is changed, modified and/or amended, the revised Privacy Policy will be posted on EDC websites. Any revised Privacy Policy will only apply prospectively to Personal Information collected or modified after the effective date of the revised policy. Customers are responsible for periodically checking the Privacy Policy posted on EDC websites for changes.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@edcpub.com.

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