Axion Cloud Publishing LLC Privacy Policy

Last updated on 10, January 2021

Privacy Policy:

This website is published by Axion Cloud Publishing LLC.  By visiting this website, and/or using the services tendered on any portion of this website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and any amendments that may arise in the future. This Privacy Policy may be updated or amended in the future, so refer back to this document frequently.​ We will notify users to updates to this Privacy Policy by posting any changes to this website. Occasionally, we may contact users by email of Privacy Policy changes. The privacy of all of our users is something we take seriously.

 

Children and Minors

This website is not intended for use by children or minors. The content of tomashernovels.com is based on fictional publications meant for mature audiences. The content on this website and the products and services it renders are works of fiction containing themes that may be disturbing to some individuals and are intended for mature audiences only. If you are a minor, please secure the express permission of your parent or legal guardian before using this website.

No information or any form of payment or monetary compensation should be provided to this website by anyone under 13 years of age.  Users under 13 years of age are also not permitted to register for newsletters, subscription services, promotions, communications, or other activities by this website without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Axion Cloud Publishing LLC and this website, tomashernovels.com, does not knowingly collect information on those under 13 years of age, nor does it knowingly release or disclose any form of information of such users to third parties, nor does it knowingly track those under 13 years of age. Axion Cloud Publishing LLC and tomashernovels.com strongly encourage parents and guardians to monitor and regulate the online activity of their children.

For more information, please refer to the United States Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

What we collect:
Through our host platform, Wix.com, we collect and store information provided by users of our website, as well as any information you provide to Axion Cloud Publishing LLC. Another form of information we collect, through the use of cookies, is your Internet protocol (IP) address. Your IP address is a unique signature connecting your device to the Internet, and we track it for website analytics and evaluation of traffic volume—a feature of most websites. We also collect the following, if provided by you: login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may also use software applications for analyzing session information, such as how
 users browse to, or away from, our website; page response times; website interactions carried out by users; and/or duration of time spent on our website. In some circumstances, we may collect personally identifiable information, such as name, phone number, email, user name, password, or communications and comments, feedback, product reviews, and financial information including credit/debit card information (for example, if you make a purchase in the online store). Information that is collected is done so to the extent that it is relevant to the business practices of tomashernovels.com and Axion Cloud Publishing LLC.

 

How we collect information:

When you make a transaction on our website, we may request your personal information such as your name, address, and/or email address. The personal information you provide us will be used for the specific reasons stated in this Privacy Policy only, as it is relevant to our business practices. Furthermore, this website utilizes cookies and other applications in order to track and collect data regarding traffic volumes, geographic data, and time spent browsing.

 

Why we collect information:

We may collect both non-personal and personal information from our users so we can:

  • Provide and operate our products and services

  • Provide our users with customer support and technical support

  • Contact our users with general or personalized business-related notices or messages, such as email campaigns, biweekly or monthly newsletters, and promos. These communications may be personalized or general in nature.

  • Generate aggregated statistical data (for example, via Google Analytics, Wix Analytics, and others) and other accumulated non-personal information, which we or our business partners may utilize to provide optimal products and services

  • Comply with any applicable laws and/or regulations.

 

How we store, use, share, and disclose our site visitors’ personal information:
This website is hosted on the Wix.com online platform. Wix's platform enables us to provide our products and services to our users. The data we collect from you may be kept on Wix.com’s data storage servers, databases, and applications. Data that we collect from you is stored on their secured, firewall-protected servers. 

All direct payment gateways implemented by this website comply with PCI-DSS standards overseen by the PCI Security Standards Council. These standards help ensure the security of credit card information provided to, and collected from, our website and its service providers. For certain purchases, we may use your information such as your mailing address (provided by you and with your consent), to have products mailed to you from a third-party vendor or distributor. Other purchases may have a hyperlink that directs you to outside websites with our products, such as Amazon/KDP, Barnes and Noble, IngramSpark, and others. We do not sell user information to third parties.

Where required by law, we may be compelled to provide information to government authorities, or as otherwise required by law. We reserve the right to also provide user information to the authorities when we suspect threats to our website, its users, our intellectual property, copyright or trademark infringement, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.

 

How we communicate with our site visitors:
We may contact you in regards to your account and/or troubleshooting of your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect any fees, monies, or balances owed, to generate polls, surveys, or questionnaires, to send website, author, product, and company updates, or to enforce our Privacy Policy, applicable national laws and regulations, and/or any agreement we may have with you. Axion Cloud Publishing LLC and its affiliates may contact you via any mode of communication (email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail) that you provide us. The purposes of this communication include marketing and email campaigns, newsletters, promotions, updates, responses to visitor queries, order confirmations, and subscription status and confirmation.

 

How we use cookies and other tracking tools:

This website uses "cookies" and tracking tools to enhance the experience of our users and to enhance our ability to market and adapt our business practices appropriately. Cookies are data files sent to your browser from our host platform, Wix.com and its affiliates. These files are stored on your device's hard drive or memory bank. Cookies may track how you use this website, including which pages you view, items you view, and products you purchase. They may store information in your shopping cart, and other information like your username, email, and/or user password. Cookies may provide us with other information about users, including your personal information or IP address in order to provide you with the best possible experience while visiting our website. This website enables users to opt out of the use of cookies through its cookie banner. In some cases, turning off or refusing cookies may limit the function of this website and negatively impact your user experience.

 

Why we use cookies:

  • To provide our visitors and customers with a positive browsing experience

  • To identify who has registered to our website's subscription list

  • To enable our host site, Wix.com, to monitor and analyze the performance and operation of their platform, and to ensure the safety and security of its visitors and users. 

  • To track and monitor data regarding site traffic, geographical information to help us target our marketing (i.e. using web beacons). Note: these user metrics do not contain any identifiable information.

 

Click here to view which cookies are stored on the computers of visitors to this website. 

 

How site visitors can withdraw consent:
If you don’t want us to use, store, or process your data anymore, please contact us.

 

Privacy Policy Updates:

At any time, we reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy. Please review it often. All changes will go into effect immediately upon posting to this this website. You will be notified here of any material changes to this Privacy Policy so you have knowledge of how we collect and use this information, and any circumstances, if any, in which it is disclosed in maintaining our business operations for our customers.

Questions, concerns and how to notify us:

Please contact us if you would like to: access, update, amend or remove any of your personal information we carry.

Sources:

“Creating a Privacy Policy.” Wix, Wix.com, Inc, https://support.wix.com/en/article/creating-a-privacy-policy.  Last accessed  01/09/2021.

"Cookies and Your Wix Site." Wix, Wix.com, Inc, https://support.wix.com/en/article/creating-a-privacy-policy. https://support.wix.com/en/article/cookies-and-your-wix-site. Last accessed 01/09/2021.

"How to Write a Privacy Policy for Your Website." August 31, 2020. Wix, Wix.com, Inc, https://www.wix.com/blog/2020/08/how-to-write-website-privacy-policy. Last accessed 01/09/2021.