Terms & Privacy Policy

Hi, your data protection and privacy are important to us, so please read on. Malcolmfernandesbooks.com is committed to protecting your privacy. We use any information we obtain about you to communicate with you and to provide a personalized experience on our site. Please read on for more details about our privacy & use policy, Information: what do we collect, how do we collect it, and how do we use it.


Our privacy policy explains our information practices when you provide PII to us, whether collected online or offline, or when you visit us online to browse, obtain information, or conduct a transaction. PII may include: your name, email, mailing and/or home address, or other information that identifies you personally. We do not require you to register or provide personal information to visit our website.


The PII you provide on this website will be used only for its intended purpose.


As a general rule, malcolmfernandesbooks.com doesn’t collect PII about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Submitting PII through our website is voluntary. By doing so, you are giving malcolmfernandesbooks.com your permission to use the information for the stated purpose.


If you choose to provide us with PII, through such methods as completing a web form or sending us an email, we will use that information to help us provide you the information or service you have requested or to respond to your message. The information we may receive from you varies based on what you do when visiting our site.



Information: what do we collect, how do we collect it, and how do we use it?


  • Generally, the information requested by malcolmfernandesbooks.com will be used to respond to your inquiry or to provide you with the service you request. We will not collect any personally identifying information from you other than the information you supply to us on a voluntary basis.

  • When you submit a question, we will respond using your e-mail address and then delete your e-mail address from our records.

  • When you submit a comment, review, or other written statement, we also ask for your e-mail address, although you can choose not to have your e-mail address displayed with your submission. We may in the future wish to use your comment, review, or other submission on our web site in which case we will contact you for permission.

  • When you subscribe to the authors online readers group/newsletter, enter a contest, or participate in a promotional feature, we may ask for your name, address, and e-mail address so we can distribute the newsletter or administer the promotional feature/contest and notify winners. 

  • We do not collect any personally identifying information from children under the age of thirteen on our site. 

  • We monitor site traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of our site.

  • We may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our web site, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable.




If you send us an email, we will use the information you provide to respond to your inquiry. We will only send you general information via email. Categories of information the department collects on its websites are further described below.



Automatically Collected Information

We collect and temporarily store certain information about your visit for use in site management and security purposes only. We collect and analyze this information because it helps us to better design our website to suit your needs. We may also automatically collect information about the web content you view in the event of a known security or virus threat. This information includes:

  • The Internet domain from which you access our website (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from an educational domain);

  • The Internet Protocol (IP) address (a unique number for each computer connected to the Internet) from which you access our website;

  • The type of browser (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome) used to access our site;

  • The operating system (e.g., Windows, Mac OS, Unix) used to access our site;

  • The date and time you access our site;

  • The Universal Resource Locators (URLs), or addresses, of the pages you visit;

  • Your username, if it was used to log in to the website; and

  • If you visited this website from another website, the URL of the forwarding site.


We may share the above information with our employees or representatives with a “need-to-know” in the performance of their official duties, other Federal agencies, or other named representatives as needed to quickly process your request or transaction. This information is only used to help us make our site more useful for you. Raw data logs are retained temporarily as required for security and site management purposes only.



Your Consent

By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information you provide pursuant to the terms of this privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. We, therefore, ask you to check back here regularly.



What's a cookie?

A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyze traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes. 


Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.


If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.


​​How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards to how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and/or services in response to what you might need or want.


We have tracking links for Google Analytics, Facebook,  and other affiliate links within the site. If you click on a link and go to another site, their cookie policy and privacy policy will apply.


Cookies are either:

— Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or

— Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.


Cookies can also be categorized as follows:

— Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and/or service, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

— Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.

— Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymized.




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Use Limitation

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Permission Requests

Any requests for use of content from this site may be submitted in writing via e-mail only to the following address: malcolmfernandesbooks@gmail.com.