We are providing this CCPA-specific privacy notice to supplement the information and disclosures already contained in our Privacy Center. This notice applies to individuals residing in California from whom we collect Personal Information.

The TLDR for California residents is:

We do not sell your Personal Information.

The chart below outlines the categories of Personal Information as defined by the CCPA that we have collected and/or disclosed for a business purpose in the preceding twelve months. The examples of Personal Information provided for each category are taken from the CCPA and are included to help you understand what the categories mean.

Category We Collect We Disclose We Sell

A. Unique Identifiers

Safe Cookies for user session after login, Google Adwords Tracking Cookie (Google — whose services we use — will place cookies on web browsers in order to serve ads based on past visits to our Sites)
Yes Yes No

B. Categories of Personal Information in Cal. Civ. Code 1798.80(e)

Name, postal address, email address, phone number, financial information (connected to transaction), school and year information (freshman, sophomore etc.), buying or selling book information, IP address, location by IP address, browser and connection information
Yes Yes

Shipping companies (FedEx, USPS etc.), Payment processing companies, law enforcement and government agencies (under applicable law)
No

C. Characteristics of Protected Classifications under California or Federal Law

Examples: Race or color, ancestry or national origin, religion or creed, age (over 40), mental or physical disability, sex (including gender and pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status.
No N/A N/A

D. Commercial Information

Shopping orders and order history
Yes Yes No

E. Biometric Information

Examples: Physiological, biological, or behavioral characteristics, including DNA, that can be used, singly or in combination with each other or with other identifying data, to establish individual identity, such as imagery of the iris, retina, fingerprint, face, hand, palm, vein patterns, and voice recordings, from which an identifier template, such as a faceprint, a minutiae template, or a voiceprint, can be extracted, and keystroke patterns or rhythms, gait patterns or rhythms, and sleep, health, or exercise data that contain identifying information.
No N/A N/A

F. Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity Information

Examples: Browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an internet website, application or advertisement.
No N/A N/A

G. Geolocation Data

Example: Precise physical location
No N/A N/A

H. Sensory Information

Examples: Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
No N/A N/A

I. Professional or employment-related information

Examples: Job application or resume information, past and current job history, and job performance information.
No N/A N/A

J. Non-Public Education Information (as defined in 20 U.S.C. 1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99)

School / Institute Name and Year
Yes No No

K. Inferences Drawn from Personal Information

Examples: Consumer profiles reflecting a consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, preferences, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.
No N/A N/A

Use of Personal Information

While we collect, use, and disclose Personal Information as described in our plainly composed Privacy Center we wish to point out that this includes Personal Information in accordance with the specific CCPA business and commercial purposes below:

  • Auditing related to a current interaction with you and concurrent transactions, including, but not limited to auditing compliance with this specification and other standards.
  • Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity.
  • Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
  • Short-term, transient use.
  • Contracting with service providers to perform services on our behalf, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, processing or fulfilling orders and transactions, verifying customer information, processing payments, providing advertising or marketing services, providing analytic services, or providing similar services on behalf of the business or service provider.
  • Undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration.
  • Undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of our services, and to improve, upgrade, or enhance our services.
  • Otherwise enabling or effecting, directly or indirectly, a commercial transaction.
  • For other purposes for which we provide specific notice at the time the information is collected.

Collection and Disclosure of Personal Information

We use your personal information to provide and improve our Services, provide you with a personalized experience on our sites, contact you about your account and our Services, provide you customer service, provide you with personalized advertising and marketing, and to detect, prevent, mitigate and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities. We use the personal information we collect from you for a range of different business purposes and according to different legal bases of processing. The following is a summary of how and according to which legal bases we use your personal information.

As also explained in our Privacy Center, we share your Personal Information for the following categories:

  • Payment Processing
  • Contacting you regarding your account
  • To provide other services requested by you
  • To detect, mitigate, investigate fraud
  • Deliver service updates, targeted marketing, promotional offers based on your communications preferences
  • Measure sellers performance
  • Monitor and improve information security of our site
  • Other third parties for whom we have obtained your permission to disclose your Personal Information

Your California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, you may exercise the following rights.

Right to Know and Access. You may submit a verifiable request for information regarding the: (1) categories of Personal Information collected or disclosed by us; (2) purposes for which categories of Personal Information are collected by us; (3) categories of sources from which we collect Personal Information; and (4) specific pieces of Personal Information we have collected about you during the past twelve months.

Right to Delete. Subject to certain exceptions, you have the option to delete Personal Information about you that we have collected from you.

Verification. Requests for access to or deletion of Personal Information are subject to our ability to reasonably verify your identity in light of the information requested and pursuant to relevant CCPA requirements, limitations, and regulations.

Right to Equal Service and Price. You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of your CCPA privacy rights.

Shine the Light. We do not rent, sell, or share your Personal Information with non-affiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes.

Submit Requests. To exercise your rights under the CCPA, you can reach out to us at ccpa@akademos.com

Contact Information

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our processing activities, or you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please email us at or write to us at:

ccpa@akademos.com