Privacy Policy

When you visit website (“KidsMustRead”, “we” or “us”), we may collect information about you and your use of the website such as the information provided by you and information that can be used to analyse your interests. This information will be used to optimize your use of KidsMustRead and also further develop / optimize KidsMustRead. Please note that certain information required for registering with us is mandatory. However, you may read the detailed policy for information on the voluntary information, which you can choose to opt out from.

This Privacy Policy describes how any information provided by you is collected, used, shared and protected when you use (“Services”). We do not use or share all such information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. We aim to earn your trust and empower you to make informed decisions about the information you share with us.

1. Information We Collect

1.1 Information provided by You:

On visiting the KidsMustRead website, if you choose to register with us, we may request you for the following information:

a) Username and email address to register with the website and unlock the list of book recommendations.

b) The MyAccount section on KidsMustRead provides you with the option to share any additional information about yourself with us and to create a profile that you can then share with friends. We provide you with the ability to modify your account details at any time by visiting the My Account section of KidsMustRead.

c) When joining the KidsMustRead community, you may also be required to provide us with information relating to payment and / or other personal information to process your transaction, including credit card information.

d) We may retain your correspondence with us through email which includes the contents of the email, your email address and our responses.

1.2 For users in India:

When you share sensitive personal data with us or critical personal data as notified by the Central Government of India, we store this data in India irrespective of any cross-border transfer of such data. KidsMustRead shall only make a cross-border transfer of your critical personal data for the limited purposes permissible in law.

1.3 Automatically collected information:

The following information is collected automatically through your use of KidsMustRead:

a) Tracking & Cookies: We receive and retain certain types of information on your interaction with us, through browser cookies and other technologies that help recognize your browser when you return to KidsMustRead. We use these in order to enhance your experience using the Services and make logging in faster and easier for you. These help us remember your preferences (such as default language) and personalize content and other services to suit your likings.

b) Usage Information: We retain information with respect to your activity on KidsMustRead including pages viewed, kind of books preferred, kind of pages that encouraged purchases, etc. to get insight on what services on the website are enjoyed by you.

c) Log Data: On logging in or visiting KidsMustRead, certain information is automatically sent to us by your web browser. This Log Data includes information such as your web request, date and time of access, IP address, browser type, search terms including URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, cookie information and other such data. We also receive Log Data when you click on, view or interact with links on KidsMustRead, including your interaction with third-party services, such as e-commerce marketplaces, that we use to give you the best experience and easy access to third-party services alongside our Services.

2. How We Use This Information

2.1 We require your personal information such as your email address, IP address and browser details to securely and reliably set up and maintain your account and to give you access to our Services in the best possible way. KidsMustRead never discloses your personal information to any third party unless we have your permission to do so or are required by law to do so.

2.2 KidsMustRead may use the information collected for further improvement of its Services and develop new features.

2.3 When you provide us with your email address, you consent to receiving, Service-related notices such as those required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. Sometimes we may also send you emails about your account, Service changes, newsletters, special offers by third parties or new policies. You may opt out of these “non-administrative” type of emails but cannot opt out of Service-related emails from KidsMustRead.

2.4 We keep your personal data to enable your continued use of our services till the time you close your account and are no longer using our services. We retain your information for as long as it is required to fulfil the relevant purposes as described in this Privacy Policy and as may be required by law.

2.5 KidsMustRead may use certain information about you and/or your User Content without identifying you as an individual to third parties. We do this for purposes such as analyzing how the Service is used, diagnosing service or technical problems, maintaining security, and personalizing advertisements and promotions.

2.6 We use the information we have about you including your interests, actions and connections, to select and personalize ads, offers and other sponsored content that we show you.

2.7 We use cookies and log data in the following ways:

a. we remember your information so that when you re-visit you will not have to re-enter your login information;

b. we customize content and information as per your preferences;

c. we monitor the effectiveness of our Service;

d. we keep a tab of total number of visitors and traffic on;

e. we diagnose or fix technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP; and

f. we help you efficiently access your information after you sign in.

3. How We Share Your Information

3.1 We may share your personal or sensitive information with third parties after providing due notification to you, as follows:

a. If such sharing is necessary to comply with the legal process served on us, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities;

b. The information may be shared if such sharing is directed by a judicial authority with such authority or other third-parties such as law enforcement bodies.

c. in order to protect KidsMustRead’s rights in law, enforce our Terms of Use, to safeguard ourselves against liability, to defend ourselves against third-party allegations, or to protect the security or integrity of KidsMustRead.

3.2 We may share other information with third-parties to enhance your use of the Services, as follows:

a. Log data and cookie information may be shared with in order to allow third party advertisers to reach the relevant customers, customize advertising content basis the customers and improvement of content shown to you.

b. If you choose to respond to any third-party advertisements on KidsMustRead you are requested to consult the respective privacy policies of the third-party ad servers or ad networks as we do not control the activities of such advertisers.

3.3 We may transfer your personal and non-personal information to a business that merges with or acquires part or all of KidsMustRead. This Privacy Policy would continue to apply to your information and the third-party receiving your information may only use your information in consistence with this Privacy Policy.

4. Security Of Your Personal Information

4.1 To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. All reasonable efforts are made to ensure that any personal data held by us is stored in a secure and safe place, and accessed only by our authorised employees or authorised Third Party Service Providers.

4.2 Please be aware that no system is impenetrable, and no information provided over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us or receive from us over the Internet.

5. How To Manage Or Delete Information About Yourself

5.1 We provide you with the ability to access, rectify and delete some of your information any time in your My Account settings once you are signed in to your account. If you choose to decline to submit personally identifiable information through KidsMustRead, we will be unable to provide certain services to you. You can select the appropriate browser settings on your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, disabling cookies will not allow some functions on our Services to work properly.

5.2 Information collected by KidsMustRead is kept for as long as it is required and thereafter as may be required by law such as for tax and accounting purposes, or as otherwise communicated to you.

5.3 This Privacy Policy does not cover use of cookies by other third parties. If you wish to access or correct your personal data, please contact our data protection officer via our contact details at Contact Us.

6. Third-Party Embeds And Links To Other Websites

6.1 Sometimes KidsMustRead displays embeds that are hosted by third-parties on its pages. These embeds that are hosted by third-parties are covered by the Privacy Policy of the third-party service.

6.2 We do not hold any responsibility for the practices employed by such third-party links on KidsMustRead nor for the information or content contained therein. Any interaction you have with these third-party websites will be subject to that website’s own rules and policies.

7. Changes To Our Privacy Policy

7.1 We reserve the right to update and amend this policy. We will notify you before we make changes to this Privacy Policy through your registered email address and give you the opportunity to review the revised Policy before you choose to continue using our Services.

7.2 If you have any queries with relation to this Privacy Policy, the practices of KidsMustRead, or your dealings with us, you may notify us in writing via our contact details at Contact Us.