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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:  This privacy policy sets out how Wigu Publishing, LLC uses and protects any information you provide when using this website.

Wigu is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
  • First and Last name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Screen name or user name (which may reveal some information about your or your child)
  • Demographic information such as geolocatoin information, preferences, and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  • We collect some non-personally identifiable information (like IP address, mobile device UDID, operating system, geolocation, etc.) automatically and use technology like cookies to provide functionality and support our operations.
What we do with the information we gather
We ask for this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send emails about new products, special offers or other information
  • We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
  • If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from our emails you may email us at inquiries@wigupublishing.com and let us know.
We take reasonable steps to prevent children from posting or publicly disclosing personal contact information.  Parents can ask us to update or delete their children’s information.
Java Script Page Tags
Each page on our site contains code that sends information to a third party service provider when that page is viewed. This allows us to keep track of how many people are viewing each page, which are the most popular features of the site, etc. These page tags contain no personal information about the visitor.  However some information is collected such as date you visited the site, time on the site, pages you visited, your telecom provider, what keywords you used to find the site, etc.
How we use cookies
We use technology, like cookies, in accordance with COPPA. to provide support and maintenance for the Sites, such as for authenticating users.  This may also be used to track visits and page views.
Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We implement numerous security measures to protect your personal information.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note we do not have any control over those other websites.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy.
Your Consent
By using our site you consent to this privacy policy.
Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy only applies to information collected through our website, and does not apply to any information collected offline.

Controlling your personal information


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • If you have provided us with personal information and would like us to change, modify, or delete this information please email us at inquiries@wigupublishing.com.
  • If you are a parent or legal guardian and want to know the information your child has provided, and update or have us delete it please email us at inquiries@wigupublishing.com.
Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties and Operational Service Providers
It is our policy not to sell, rent, lease or disclose your personal information to other organizations except to support the services offered on this site.  In some cases we will need to share some information with trusted 3rd parties including those who assist in operating our web-site, conducting our business, or are providing service to you.
We may make your personal information available to governmental entities if required by law or to comply with legal process, to protect and defend our rights or property, and in emergency situations to protect the personal safety of us, our users, or the public.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
For Parents or Guardians of Children 13 years of age or under
  • Please contact us to find out what personal information we have collected for your child.  You have the right to review and request that we modify, change, and / or delete this information.
  • You can let us know if you would like us to never collect information from your child again – which we will do our best to comply with.
  • We will only retain information about your child as long as it is necessary to fulfill its intended purpose.
  • We need your written consent in order to collect any information from your child.  Please review and fill out & mail us the Parental Consent Form below.  This information is BELOW.  Scroll down to the section titled “Parental Consent Form.”
For Children 13 years of age or under
You must have your parents fill out and mail us the consent form below BEFORE sending us or providing us with any personal information.
United States of America
This website is operated in the United States and in accordance with the laws of the United States. This website may not be operated in accordance with the laws of other nations. If you are located outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local and national laws. Please be aware that any personal information you transfer to us will be transferred to the United States and subject to United States’ law. By using this website, participating in any activities, and/or providing us with information, you consent to this transfer of personal information to the United States, and waive any claims that may arise under your own local and national laws. Your continued participation on this website indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.
Changes to this Policy
Wigu may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
Contacting us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.
Wigu Publishing
1278 Glenneyre Street
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
inquiries@wigupublishing.com
Effective Date: This privacy policy is effective and was last updated on July 4, 2013.

 

PARENTAL CONSENT FORM
PLEASE PRINT THIS FORM AND GIVE TO YOUR PARENT/ LEGAL GUARDIAN
Dear Parent/Legal Guardian:
Your child has recently provided personal information (such as an email address) on a Wigu Publishing website (WhenIGrowUpBooks.com, WhenIGrowUpAdventurs.com).  We are committed to providing your child a safe place to learn and explore.
Your child would like your permission to fully participate in the communications portions of the site such as (1) sending and receiving email (the website’s internal e-mail system) from Wigu Publishing and other users of the Wigu Publishing websites; (2) reading and posting messages on Wigu Publishing message boards. Your child has provided your e-mail address, name and his or her name to us so that we can request your permission to allow your child to use these communications portions of the site.
Your permission is required for the collection, use, or disclosure of your child’s personal information. We will not activate your child’s account for the communications portions of the site unless you provide us permission. With your permission, we may collect information from your child, such as his or her e-mail address, demographic and computer information, geolocation information, persistent identifiers and other information collected using cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs, and similar online technologies, information about your child’s interest in and use of our site and other information as described in full in our Privacy Policy. We also may collect and process your child’s information in the United States, and you consent to our use of cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs, and similar online technologies as described in our Privacy Policy.
If you were not with your child when he or she registered, we encourage you to visit our site to see for yourself all that we have to offer.  The privacy of our web site visitors is very important to us. Please view our Privacy Policy to learn about what measures we have undertaken to protect your child’s privacy: www.whenigrowupbooks.com/aboutus/privacy-policy
Because some of the site features will enable your child to publicly post personal information, we encourage you to monitor and supervise your child’s Internet activities during his or her exploration of our site. You may, for example, want to set rules for your child about whom he or she can talk to, what general discussion topics are allowed, and what personal information, if any, is okay to share. Please remind your child not to publicly post personal information such as name, telephone number or e-mail on any website. We may monitor messages and posts through our filtering system by our human monitors but your continued involvement is important.
Once you have reviewed our site and our Privacy Policy, please fill out the following consent form and mail it back to us at:
Wigu Publishing
321 Third Street
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
If you do not provide your consent within a reasonable time from the date of this message, we will delete your information from our records.
We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming your child to our Internet communities.

PARENTAL CONSENT FORM (TO BE MAILED TO US)
Please print out this form and mail it to:
Wigu Publishing
321 Third Street
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
I, ________________________________________ (print parent’s name), the parent or legal guardian of ______________________________________ (print child’s name), have had the opportunity to review the Wigu Publishing’s Privacy Policy at the link provided above. By signing below, I authorize my child to fully participate in the Wigu Publishing web-sites (such as WhenIGrowUpBooks.com, and WhenIGrowUpAdventures.com).
I understand that in consenting to my child’s registration at the site, I am enabling my child to participate in all communication aspects of the site, including posting and reading messages on message boards, live chat and sending and receiving emails or similar messages.
I understand that participation in these activities may enable my child to publicly post personal information (e.g., e-mail address) that will be accessible to other visitors, although Wigu Publishing discourages such posts. I further understand that what other visitors do with this information is beyond the control of Wigu Publishing.
I also understand that my child’s information will be collected and processed in the United States and that the site uses cookies as described in the Wigu Publishing Privacy Policy. I consent to these practices. I understand that I may withdraw my permission granted herein, with written notice as set forth in the Wigu Publishing Privacy Policy, at any time.
I also understand that it is important to provide accurate information in this consent form in case Wigu Publishing needs to contact me for any reason.
Parent’s name: _______________________________________________
Parent’s signature ______________________________________________
Dated this __________ day of ________________, 201______.
PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY
Parent’s email address _____________________________
Child’s screen name ______________________________
Child’s email address:_____________________________
Child’s Birth date  __________/_____________/____________