Privacy Matters

We realize how important your privacy is to you, and it's important to us, too. That is why does not sell, trade, or in any way disseminate information gathered from the web site to any outside party.

Any personal information provided voluntarily by customers/visitors to is used for internal purposes only by Plank Road Publishing, owner of The information is kept strictly confidential.

The information you submit to us in an Internet order is placed in a secure database (which is protected by a firewall), so that our Customer Service representatives can better help you. For example, we ask you to provide a telephone number when you place an order so that a Customer Service representative can contact you, should there be any questions regarding your order.

Credit Card Numbers and all other personal data submitted to us as part of an Internet order through our Secure Store are transmitted in an encrypted format, protected by industry-standard security software. This information is not used outside for any purpose other than for processing the order you placed. We do not keep your credit card number after it has been charged.

When you place an online order with us, we send you an email confirmation of your order. We do not, however, send unnecessary email messages, or "spam."

You may wish to create an account so that you don't have to type in all your address information every time you place an order, and you will be given the option to create such an account when you check out. However, you can check out without using an account. We do not require you to register in order to use any features on our web site. does utilize cookies. Cookies are small, plain text data records temporarily stored on your hard drive. Cookies cannot gather information on their own (i.e., they are NOT viruses, spyware, or programs). Cookies cannot collect personal information from your computer. For more information about cookies or to learn how to enable them, please visit our Cookies Help page.

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We may also gather non-identifying statistical information, such as which pages users visit, what computer platform and browser they use, and how long they view pages within the web site. This information helps us with web design decisions and allows us to gauge what type of information is most popular with or useful to visitors. In short, it helps us make the web site more useful to you.

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