Books Books ver2

Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy was last modified on January 1, 2016 and is effective as of that day.

1. General

SuccessMaker, a trading name of InterSpace Limited (referred to as “InterSpace Limited”, “we”, ”us” and ”our”), recognizes the importance of your privacy and your right to control your personal information. We know that providing personal information is an act of trust and we take that trust seriously.

InterSpace Limited will never sell, rent or, except as set out in this Privacy Policy, otherwise disclose any of your personal information, including your Email address, to any third party without your consent. Unless you give us a specific consent to act otherwise, the following policies will govern how InterSpace Limited handles the personal information that you provide to us.

2. Consent to Privacy Policy

By your continued use of the SuccessMaker Services you agree to this Privacy Policy. This document constitutes our entire and exclusive Privacy Policy and it supersedes any of its earlier versions. This Privacy Policy forms a part of and should be considered together with our Terms of Use and any additional applicable terms regulating the SuccessMaker Services.

3. Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

In the course of using the Services, we ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you and administer your account (“Personal Information“, “Personally Identifiable Information”). Personal Information may include, but is not limited to: your name, phone number, or other billing information, email address and home and business postal addresses.

As you use the Services, our servers automatically record information that the browser sends whenever it points to a website or online service (“Log Data“). Log Data may include, but is not limited to: your computer's Internet Protocol address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to one of the Sites and the particular information you search for on a Site.

4. Use of Information

Payment Information:

To use the Services, any device that you want to use it on shall meet the minimum requirements of the Site, i.e.: connection to the internet, web browser, Java Script, shockwave, flash.

During the term and for Member Users, the Service includes (a) a reasonable amount of assistance in the use of the Service and reasonable diagnosing and attempting to resolve problems with the use or delivery of the Service, and (b) updates and revisions to the Site and Services that InterSpace Limited elects to provide to Member Users generally (collectively, the “Support Services“). Support Services are only provided during InterSpace Limited regular business hours and exclude weekends and InterSpace Limited holidays. InterSpace Limited may condition the timing and delivery of Support Services in whatever method or manner it chooses, which may include communication via email. In order to take advantage of the Support Services, you may be required to purchase additional or different equipment or services from third parties. InterSpace Limited has no obligation to provide any other assistance, support, maintenance, or other services or to perform any assistance by any other method, such as at your location. If InterSpace Limited, in its sole discretion, agrees to provide any additional services, such additional service shall be governed by these Terms.

We only use payment information as necessary for completing a particular transaction or fulfilling a service and to prevent abuse of the SuccessMaker Services. Your payment information will never be used for any other purpose.

Other Information:

We use all other types of information collected from or about you only in order to improve your user experience with our Services. InterSpace Limited’s use of this information includes the following general purposes: contacting you; customizing the content and advertising you view; fulfilling your requests for products or services; identifying content you share when you use the SuccessMaker Services; improving our services; conducting research; compiling aggregate data for internal and external business purposes; preventing potentially illegal activities; protecting our rights; other uses in accordance with our Terms of Use; and for any other purpose disclosed to you at the time we collect your information.

Promotional Communications:

We may use your information to: provide you with promotional information about SuccessMaker's services, and other offerings that may be of interest to you; provide information or offers to you that are related to the SuccessMaker Services on behalf of SuccessMaker's business partners.

Recommendations and Advertising:

We and service providers acting on our behalf may use information about you, including your use of SuccessMaker Services, to provide recommendations and advertisements on the SuccessMaker Services and elsewhere on the web.

5. Information sharing and disclosure

InterSpace Limited is committed to protecting your personal information. We will not disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties without your consent except: where InterSpace Limited is required by law to disclose information to third parties; where the disclosure is necessary for the performance of our operations (e.g. mail delivery, hosting services, protecting us from fraud, and payment of your account); in case InterSpace Limited buys or sells subsidiaries or business units; in connection with a corporate transaction, such as a sale, merger, consolidation or asset sale, or an internal reorganization, or in the unlikely event of an insolvency. If such a transaction or event required the transfer of customer information, that information remains protected by the regulations of any pre-existing Privacy Policy or equivalent.

We may also share your personal information with third parties (i.e. agents or sub-contractors) specifically engaged by InterSpace Limited to provide services to us, in which case we will require by law from those parties to keep the information confidential and secure and to use it solely for the purpose of providing the specified services to us.

InterSpace Limited also provides analyses of our customers’ aggregated preferences to prospective partners, advertisers, movie distributors and other third parties. We do this so that we and our business partners can understand you better in order to keep improving your user experience. We may also disclose, on an anonymous basis, literal statements made by our customers. At no time, however, will we disclose personal information about specific customers.

Linked websites are not under the control of InterSpace Limited and we are not responsible for the conduct of companies linked to our Website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website we advise you to examine its terms and conditions of use and privacy policy.

6. Changing or deleting your Information

All SuccessMaker users may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in their registration profile by logging into their account and changing the user preferences associated with their account. If you completely delete all such information, your account may be deactivated. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

7. Cookies

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device and to improve his user experience.

  • Persistent cookies - these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
  • Session cookies - these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Cookies allow the user to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally serve to improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and http://youronlinechoices.eu

Cookies used on the Website

A list of all the cookies that can be used on the Website by category is set out below:

  • Strictly necessary cookies - these cookies enable services that are necessary for you as a user of our Services. For those types of cookies no consent is required. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies services like shopping baskets or online billing could not be provided.
  • Performance cookies - these cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect are aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works.
  • Functionality cookies - These cookies remember choices you make in order to improve your experience. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies allow the Website to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
  • Targeting or advertising cookies - These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They are usually placed by trusted advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. In many cases, targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other company.

Behavioral advertising and online privacy

A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy has been put together by the internet advertising industry and can be found at www.youronlinechoices.eu. The guide contains an explanation of the IAB’s self-regulatory scheme to allow you greater control of the advertising you see.

Using browser settings to manage cookies

The Help menu of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. You may also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.

However, because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the Website’s essential features, we recommend you leave them turned on. For example, if you block or otherwise reject cookies you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Basket, proceed to Checkout, or use any of our products and services that require you to Sign in. In case you are using a shared computer, remember to sign off when you finish using the Services in order to secure access to your account.

8. Changes and updates

We may periodically make changes to this Privacy Policy and will notify you of these changes by posting the modified terms on the Website. We recommend that you revisit this Privacy Policy on a regular basis. If we are going to use Personal Information in a manner materially different from the one covered by these regulations at the time of collection, we will notify you by posting a notice on the SuccessMaker Services. You may determine when this Privacy Policy was last updated by referring to the date found at the top of the first page of this document under “This Privacy Policy was last modified on…”.

9. Contact

All questions, doubts, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcome and should be addressed to: InterSpace Limited, 7A Sir Luigi Camilleri Street, Sliema SLM 1843 Malta,