Cellthebook.com ("Site," "us,"or "we")
is maintained by Flytxt USA, Inc. on behalf of Simon & Schuster,
Inc1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10020. We can
be reached by e-mail at email@example.com.
Your privacy is very important to us. Because we gather
certain types of personally identifiable information ("Personal
Information") from users of our Site, we feel you should
know how we collect, use, disclose, manage, and store the
Personal Information that you may provide to us. This Privacy
is binding on all Site users. This Policy applies only to
the Personal Information collected by Simon & Schuster
or by Flytxt on our behalf on the Cellthebook.com website,
and does not cover any such information collected by our
corporate parent(s), affiliates, or any other company, including
your wireless service provider, unless specifically stated.
not participate in Simon & Schuster's online Cellthebook.com
activities and services that require you to provide your
Personal Information. (The type of Personal Information collected
is listed below. See Section entitled WEBSITE COLLECTION,
USE, AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION) Users of the
Cellthebook.com website will only receive messages from us
if they opt in and provide us with a mobile telephone number
or an email address. Once you have opted in to receive such
messages, you may opt-out by following the opt-out instructions
on the Site or in the footer of an e-mail you have received.
Alternatively, you may opt-out by notifying the Site's Privacy
Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Residents of the State of California, under a new provision
of the California Civil Code, have the right to request from
companies conducting business in California a list of all
third parties to which the company has disclosed Personal
Information during the preceding year for direct marketing
purposes. Alternatively, the law provides that if the company
choice for use of your Personal Information by third parties
(such as advertisers or affiliated companies) for marketing
purposes, the company may instead provide you with information
on how to exercise your disclosure choice options. Simon & Schuster
qualifies for the alternative option; it has a comprehensive
Opt-out or Opt-in to the use of your Personal Information
by third parties for direct marketing purposes. Therefore,
we are not required to maintain or disclose a list of the
third parties that received your Personal Information during
the preceding year for marketing purposes.
If you are a California resident and request information
about how to exercise your third party disclosure choices
you must send a request to the following address with a preference
on how our response to your request should be sent (e-mail
or postal mail). You may contact us in two ways. Send e-mail
to Privacy Administrator at email@example.com.
Alternatively, you may contact Simon & Schuster at:
c/o Simon & Schuster Online
1230 Avenue of the Americas, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10020
Attn: Your California Privacy Rights c/o Privacy Administrator
For requests sent via e-mail, you must put the statement "Your
California Privacy Rights" in the subject field of your
e-mail. All requests sent via postal mail must be labeled "Your
California Privacy Rights" on the envelope or post card
and clearly stated on the actual request. For all requests,
please include your name, street address, city, state, and
zip code. (Your street address is optional if you wish to
receive a response to your request via e-mail. Please include
your zip code for our own recordkeeping.) We will not accept
requests via the telephone or by facsimile. We are not responsible
for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do
not have complete information.
To all other users of this Site, if you have other questions
at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
GENERAL PRIVACY GUIDELINES
This Site is operated in the United States and is designed
and targeted to U.S. audiences and is governed by and operated
in accordance with the laws of the United States. Unless
specified otherwise on the Site, all users must be a legal
resident of the United States age thirteen (13) or older
to participate in any activity that requires the submission
of Personal Information. We make no representation that
this Site is operated in accordance with the laws or governed
by other nations. By your participation in our Site activities,
you certify that you are in the U.S. If you are located
in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the U.S.
and you participate in activities on this Site contrary
to our policy that only U.S. residents are eligible for
certain activities, you do so at your own risk and initiative,
and are responsible for compliance with any applicable
local laws. Please be aware that any Personal Information
you transfer to us will be transferred to the U.S and subject
to U.S. law. By using this Site, participating in any Site
activities, and/or providing us with your Personal Information,
you consent to this transfer of Personal Information to
the U.S., and waive any claims that may arise under your
own national laws. All users of the Site are required to
provide true, current, complete and accurate Personal Information
when prompted and we will reject and delete any entry that
we believe in good faith to be false, fraudulent, or inconsistent
Your continued participation on this Site indicates your
use, disclosure, management and storage of your Personal
Information as described herein.
We may from time to time, transfer or merge any Personal
Information collected off-line to our online databases or
store off-line information in an electronic format. We may
also combine Personal Information we collect online with
information available from other sources, including information
all such Personal Information and will remain in full force
and effect as long as you are a user of the Site or a participant
in Simon & Schuster activities.
WEBSITE COLLECTION, USE, AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Simon & Schuster recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of visitors
to our Site. As you interact with our Site, we may collect certain types of Personal
Information about you, for example, when you provide an e-mail address or mailing
address to receive additional news, offers, or prizes from Simon & Schuster,
or when you provide your mobile telephone
We consider the following to be Personal Information: your name, street address,
phone number, credit card information, mobile telephone number, date of birth,
mother's maiden name and e-mail address. Personal Information is used by Simon & Schuster
to inform you about our products and services, to improve the products and services
we offer, to fulfill sweepstakes and rebate offers and otherwise to better meet
the needs and preferences of Simon & Schuster customers. We share your Personal
Information with our operational service providers, the specialists that provide
internal support to Simon & Schuster's and the Site's operations including
maintenance, management, storage, disposal of Personal Information and/or fulfillment
of sweepstakes and rebate offers and various services. Operational Service Providers
who have access to your Personal Information are required to protect it in a
the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are
performing for us.
We may share your Personal Information with our corporate
parent, CBS Inc. and affiliated entities primarily for business
and operational purposes. On occasion, we may share your
Personal Information with CBS -related corporate entities
for promotional and marketing purposes.
We also may disclose your Personal Information to comply
with court orders or subpoenas or when required to do so
by law. We may also disclose such data in cooperation with
a law enforcement or government request or where we believe
it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding
illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving
potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations
regulatory obligations. In addition, we may transfer information
to a third party in the event of corporate restructuring
(e.g., a sale, merger or other transfer of assets).
We will not sell, exchange, rent, lease or otherwise disclose your Personal
Information to any persons that are not associated or affiliated with Simon & Schuster
unless it is necessary to: 1) conform to regulatory and legal requirements
or to comply with legal process; 2) to protect the safety and security of our
users, employees, or property; 3) to defend the rights of the Site or Simon & Schuster,
Stephen King VIP Mobile Club
When you subscribe to the Stephen King VIP Mobile Club,
we may obtain data from you in connection with this SMS service
which may include your cell phone number, your carrier's
name, your zip code, your email address, your date of birth
and the date, time and content of your messages. By subscribing
to the VIP Club, you consent to receiving from time to time,
further text messages from us which may include offers from
us, our affiliates and partners. You can unsubscribe at any
time by texting"Stop" to 75464.
Please note that when you make purchases on the Site, the
purchase will be handled by the wireless company that provides
your wireless service. Your wireless service provider will
bill you directly for any purchases on this Site and your
purchase transactions will be subject to the privacy practices
and policies of your wireless provider.
To enhance your experience with our Site, some of our Web pages use "cookies." Cookies
are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences.
on our Site.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Please remember that no data transmission over the Internet, or by other means,
can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Thus, while we strive to protect your
personal data, Simon & Schuster cannot ensure or warrant the security
of any information you transmit to us. Therefore, you understand, acknowledge,
and agree that you transmit certain Personal Information over this Site at
your own risk.
Once we receive your data, we use reasonable efforts to
ensure the information you provide is secure and not readily
available to unauthorized individuals or third parties.
We are not responsible for the data collection practices of any sites linked
Cellthebook.com nor does our linking to third party websites or services constitute
sponsorship or endorsement of the content or business practices on these sites.
When visiting linked sites, you should refer to each such site's individual
hyperlinks to third party sites at your own risk.
DATA SHARING WITH THIRD PARTIES
We do not currently share Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties.
However, depending on the activity, we may in the future do so and you will
receive notice on the Site and/or in the rules of participation ("Rules
of Participation") for the event or activity, or via an e-mail notice.
Please be informed that unaffiliated third parties may not have the same privacy
policies that we do. Therefore, you will need to tell us if you do not want
to receive marketing information directly from third parties. You will need
to check the "Opt-out" click boxes that may be included on the registration
area for the particular event, in an e-mail, or alternatively, notify the Site's
Privacy Administrator at email@example.com.
MONITORING AND USE OF AGGREGATE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We reserve the right to monitor and edit any Personal Information about our
users, including information about the use of Site activities and services,
the contents of users' mobile text messages, and users' e-mail and messages
for internal purposes, and when necessary, to disclose to law enforcement
personnel, and/or the employer and/or Internet Service Provider of a user
We will take such measures if we believe it is necessary to protect the security,
integrity, and operations of this Site or Simon & Schuster. Without disclosure
of Personal Information about individual users, we may provide aggregate
statistics about our users, traffic patterns and related Site information
to reputable third party vendors or marketing companies.
CHANGES TO OUR POLICY
We may revise this policy at any time by updating this posting without advance
notice to you. Such revisions shall be effective to you immediately upon
posting. Therefore, we encourage you to visit our website to review this
we will post a notice on the webpage highlighting that a revised Privacy
Policy has been posted.
you may contact us by e-mail at Privacy Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated: January 12, 2006 and effective immediately.