Privacy Policy

Echo Books has established this privacy policy to explain to you how your information is protected, collected, and used on its website echobooks.com.au (the “Site”), Echo Books may update this policy at any time. Echo Books will provide notice of materially significant changes to this privacy policy by posting notice on the Site.

Protecting Your Privacy

Echo Books makes all attempts to protect your private information. Echo Books will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent unless otherwise specified in this Policy.

Echo Books, or people who post on the Site, may provide links to third party websites, which may have different privacy practices. Echo Books is not responsible for, and does not have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites, and encourages all users to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited.

Use of Website by Minors

Echo Books does not knowingly collect any information from persons under 13 years of age. Further, the use of the Site, engaging Echo Books in publishing services, and/or buying any products from the Site is only knowingly allowed by individuals who are over the age of 18 and can enter into legally binding contracts.

Data Echo Books Collects

Echo Books may collect your name, email address and any other contact details you disclose on the Site or operators of the Site.

Echo Books sometimes collects your email address, for purposes such as sending email newsletters, product release information, sale information, and authenticating your account. By submitting your email Echo Books, you consent to emails from Echo Books.

Echo Books sometimes collects your phone number for the purpose of calling you about enquiries made through the Echo Books website. By submitting your phone number to Echo Books, you consent to phone calls from Echo Books, even if such number is registered through a state or federal "Do Not Call" list.

Echo Books may collect personal information if you provide such information in feedback or comments or if you contact Echo Books directly. Any information posted on the site is not confidential. Please do not post anything on Echo Books that you would like to keep private.

The Site’s weblogs collect standard weblog entries for each page served, including your IP address, page URL, and timestamp. Weblogs help Echo Books diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Site, and to otherwise provide service to you. In addition, Echo Books may collect other information from your interaction with our Site, services, content, and advertising, including computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Site, ad data, IP address, demographic and navigational data, and standard weblog information. This information may be obtained for Echo Books from a third party provider including, but not limited to, through the use of Google Analytics. Echo Books may use this information for marketing, commercial, or any other purpose as Echo Books sees fit.

Echo Books may collect personal information if you provide such information in feedback or comments or if you contact Echo Books directly. Any information posted on the site is not confidential. Please do not post anything on the Site that you would like to keep private.

Data Echo Books Stores

All information posted to this Site may be stored in the Site’s database, even after "deletion”, and may be archived elsewhere.

The Site’s weblogs and other records are stored indefinitely. This may include any information you supply to Echo Books, your purchase history, and your browsing history. However, Echo Books cannot guarantee access to these records by third parties for more than three business days after the original information was submitted.

Although Echo Books makes good faith efforts to store the information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, Echo Books cannot guarantee complete security. Echo Books may store information in an off-site location, which may or may not be located in Australia and may not be bound by the laws of Australia.

Archiving and display of the Site’s webpages by search engines and other sites

Search engines and other sites not affiliated with Echo Books archive or otherwise make available Echo Books’s individual webpages. Echo Books has no control over third party archiving and search engine sites and cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information stored by search engine sites.

Circumstances in which Echo Books may release information

Echo Books may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process. Echo Books may disclose information about its users to law enforcement officers or others, in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms of Use; respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Echo Books, its users, or the general public. Echo Books may disclose your information to third parties for use by Echo Books to assist in delivery of services. Echo Books will never knowingly share your personal information with a third party without your consent.

Geotracking

Echo Books does not do any geotracking at this time through the Echo Books system; however, certain third party providers, such as Google Analytics, may request this information if your device allows it.

International Users

Echo Books welcomes international users to browse the Site. International Website Users consent to all the terms of service and this privacy agreement. International users waive any and all remedies that they may have based on the laws of their country.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

Echo Books may use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit the Site including cookies or similar technologies to identify your browser or device. By using the Site, you consent to the use of such technologies.