Please note, the terms below are subject to update at any time, with or without notice. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.
- What personally identifiable information of yours is collected by the organization, including our websites, contact forms, and via donations
- Who collects such information
- How such information is used
- With whom your information may be shared
- What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information
- What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control, and
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.
What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. text), address, interests and similar information. Indy Reads does not request or store sensitive information from visitors to our websites, such as credit card or social security numbers via our servers.
Processing donations/gifts or purchases of event registrations, bookstore merchandise, or other items where credit card information is required are managed by third-party software and do not interact with Indy Reads infrastructure. Please see the "Other Websites" section below.
For your privacy, Indy Reads does not sell, rent, lend or exchange our mailing or contributor lists.
Personal information such as name, email and physical address collected online or offline is not shared or sold.
Internet Protocol Address
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our websites, including, but not limited to, indyreads.org and indyreadsbooks.org. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet.
We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users’ movement among various pages of our website, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and to deliver customized, personalized content.
IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Use of “Cookies”
All information provided to Indy Reads is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. Once transmitted to us, the information you provide is retained as part of a secure database that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Indy Reads.
Please note, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.
If a user elects to use a referral service for informing a friend about our site, the user will be asked for the friend’s name and email address. Indy Reads will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site, subscribe to our mailing list, or perform another action based on the request submitted via the referral service.
Our site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which Indy Reads has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites, as their policies may be different from ours.
40 E. Saint Clair St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204