Overall privacy statement

Our websites are designed to allow authors/editors/publishers (collectively, 'Authors') a wider distribution of their work, to the benefit of interested readers ('Readers') by making them available on the internet. Anyone who accesses our sites, whether as an Author or a Reader, is regarded as a 'User'. YUDU Ltd may differentiate between Authors and Readers with respect to the gathering, use and sharing of User information, but for purposes of this Privacy Policy each User should assume that the entire Policy applies to such User.

We take User confidentiality and privacy seriously. Because we gather certain types of information about our Users, we want to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses the types of information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it.

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Our primary goal in collecting information is to provide you and your organization with the best and most useful content and services. Several of the services and features that we offer on our sites require you and your organization to provide us with information as a condition of usage.

We may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, company name, email addresses, postal addresses, phone numbers, mobile numbers. We may also collect other sensitive information such as your job title, gender, and username. Passwords are not stored directly; we use a hash of the password to maintain security. We may also receive information about you and your organization from other sources and add it to the information you provided to us.

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'Cookies' store a small amount of data on your computer about your visit to our sites. Cookies are active in some portions, but not all portions, or our site. Cookies by themselves do not tell us anything about you. We need to combine them with the personally identifiable information you give us. We then use this information to improve our services. You can choose to prevent us from obtaining cookies by adjusting your settings on your browser, but this will limit your ability to use all aspects of the sites.

We also use technologies, including electronic images - sometimes called transparent GIFs, clear GIFs, or beacons - that allow us to track general user-traffic patterns. We also automatically receive and record information from our servers and from your browser, including your IP address, the time of your visit to pages on our site, and information about pages you visited. Unless you have registered for one of our products or services, the information we gather through the use of tracking technologies cannot be matched with any personally identifiable information about you.

We use cookies and tracking technologies in a variety of ways, including:

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Use and Sharing of Information; Business Transfers & Aggregate Information

We use the information we gather for four general purposes:

We will only make your personally identifiable information available to other companies or people when:

We may be parties to a purchase, sale or merger. This may result in the transfer some or all of your information in order for services to be continued. We aggregate personally identifiable information and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties for marketing, promotional, and other purposes. We do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to identify you personally.

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User Options; Review/ Update of Personally Identifiable Information

Certain services require full registration. For other services, Users who would rather not provide any of the user data requested by our registration process should contact us at this page. You can still view the websites and the digital editions but you will not be able to use many of the publishing services.

We also give Users the following options:

Our sites provide the procedures by which Users can review, correct, or change the information collected during registration for any of our sites. We encourage Users to keep information current. If you have problems or questions, contact us using the following e-mail address: freedom@yudu.com

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Privacy Policy Changes

See our sites. For material changes we will post a notice and provide a link. Further, if the policies relating to our use of information changes from after it is collected, we will send affected users written notice of the change by e-mail.

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Privacy of children

Our website and our Services are intended for adult audiences, and YUDU Ltd does not knowingly collect any personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

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Questions, Comments

Questions regarding this privacy statement or any other aspects of our network of Web sites should be sent to our corporate offices at

Primrose Studios,
Primrose Road,
United Kingdom,
BB7 1DT,
Attention: Operations Department.

We read every message submitted and try to reply promptly to everyone. We may also file your comments to improve the site, or alternatively review and discard the information.

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