Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.opialit.com and New York City Writers Network d/b/a OPIA Lit and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to New York City Writers Network d/b/a OPIA Lit include www.opialitbookstore.com and the OPIA Lit Bookstore. The OPIA Lit website is a ecommerce site. By using the OPIA Lit website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

 

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, OPIA Lit may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

 

 -          First and Last Name

 -          Mailing Address

 -          E-mail Address

 -          Phone Number

 

If you purchase OPIA Lit's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

 

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

 

Use of your Personal Information

OPIA Lit collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

 

OPIA Lit may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from OPIA Lit and its affiliates.

 

Sharing Information with Third Parties

OPIA Lit does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

 

OPIA Lit may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to OPIA Lit, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

 

OPIA Lit may disclose your personal information, without notice, 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 OPIA Lit or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of OPIA Lit; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of OPIA Lit, or the public.

 

Tracking User Behavior

OPIA Lit may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within OPIA Lit, in order to determine what OPIA Lit services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within OPIA Lit to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

 

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by OPIA Lit. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the OPIA Lit website.

 

Use of Cookies

The OPIA Lit website may use "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. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize OPIA Lit pages, or register with OPIA Lit site or services, a cookie helps OPIA Lit to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same OPIA Lit website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the OPIA Lit 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 OPIA Lit services or websites you visit.

 

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

 

Security of your Personal Information

OPIA Lit secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. OPIA Lit uses the following methods for this purpose:

 

 -          SSL Protocol

 

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

 

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

 

Children Under Thirteen

OPIA Lit does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

 

E-mail Communications

From time to time, OPIA Lit may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from OPIA Lit or click on a link therein.

 

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from OPIA Lit, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button or replying STOP.

 

Changes to this Statement

OPIA Lit reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

 

Contact Information

OPIA Lit welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that OPIA Lit has not adhered to this Statement, please contact OPIA Lit at:

 

New York City Writers Network d/b/a OPIA Lit

PO Box 634

New York, New York 10037

 

Email Address:

info@opialit.com

 

Telephone number:

8452760578

 

Effective as of February 03, 2020