Site & Security Questions

Does your site use cookies?
A "cookie" is a small file sent to your computer by a Web server.

Cookies allow our system to count you as a visitor to our Web site and to identify you when you log in so you are recognized as a returning participant and can receive any benefits that apply to you.

Cookies are also beneficial in the shopping process because they keep track of what you have put in the cart. We use cookies in the registration process and in the discussion forums. We also use cookies to evaluate the effectiveness of our Web site as well as promotions and communications.

How do you protect my credit card and other personal information?
The Taunton Press, Inc. has a commitment to online security. We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the data we collect from you online.

Therefore, you can feel secure when you place an order on our Web sites. To further ensure the safety of your information, please protect your user name and password.

Is there anything I should know when using your discussion forums?
The discussion forums are a wonderful way to meet your fellow enthusiasts. Please keep in mind that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Is this site intended for children?
The Taunton Press, Inc. does not sell products for purchase by children. If you are under 18, you may use our Web site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

Does your site link to other companies’ Web sites?
In the “Resources” section of our home pages, in our articles, and through links placed throughout the site, we do link to other Web sites. You should carefully read the privacy policies of these companies. Every company has different practices regarding data collection, use of that information, and disclosure policies. (Please note that we provide links as a service to our readers; we do not necessarily imply an endorsement of that site.)

We do not pass along any personal information when you link to other sites.

If your privacy policy changes, how will I know?
Should any area of our privacy policy change, we will post it under this portion of our Web site.