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Privacy Statement

Daughters of St. Paul, Inc. d/b/a Pauline Books & Media (“DSP”) is a premier Catholic publisher and network of Catholic book stores, producing and distributing books, e-books, smart phone apps, music, and more. Our office is located at 50 Saint Paul’s Ave, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States and we have retail stores across North America.

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy (“policy”) explains our online information practices and will help you understand how Daughters of St. Paul, Inc. d/b/a Pauline Books & Media (“DSP”, “us”, “we”, “our”) uses and protects the data you provide to us when you visit and use (“website”, “service”). This policy applies to personal information obtained by DSP including through web sites, mobile sites, applications.

We reserve the right to change this policy at any given time, of which you will be promptly updated. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.

What User Data We Collect

When you visit the website, we may collect the following data:

• Your IP address.

• Your biological information such as name, birthday, employer, etc.
• Your contact information such as email address, mailing address, phone number, etc.
• Other information such as interests and preferences.
• Data profile regarding your online behavior on our website.

We may collect this information when you choose to provide it to us, when it is publicly available, automatically from our website or services or from third parties. Please note that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through DSP Media message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. We do not, however, read any of your private online communications.

Why We Collect Your Data

We use the information we collect for the operation of the service to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of our website. We also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from DSP. Additionally, DSP may also contact you via email and electronic surveys to conduct research regarding your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered in the future. DSP does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third-parties, however, we do use Leadpages ( and MailChimp( in connection with our marketing and services.

DSP may, however, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third-party. We may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third-parties are prohibited from using your personal information, except to provide these services to DSP. We will not, however, sell or transfer your personal information to third parties for commercial purposes.

When submitting any information on our website you are asked to expressly authorize us to use your personal information as explained in this Privacy Policy, and you consent to receiving commercial email from DSP. You will have the option to receive newsletters, promotions, and other similar content. Should you wish to discontinue receiving these e-mailings and/or text messages simply unsubscribe by using one of the opt-out procedures. If you wish to opt-out from any of our services, newsletters, or promotional offerings you can: 1) click the “unsubscribe” link in any email.

DSP does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. We will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on DSP or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of DSP; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of DSP or the public.

Safeguarding and Securing the Data

DSP is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. DSP has done all in its power to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard all the information we collect online.

Our Cookie Policy

DSP  uses “cookies” to help personalize each user’s online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to explain to the web server that you have returned to a specific page and consequently, save you time. For example, if you personalize DSP, or register with the DSP site or services, a cookie helps us recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, etc. When you return to the DSP, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the DSP features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the DSP services or sites you visit.

DSP secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. DSP secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, nor do we knowingly distribute such information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from someone under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records. If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links that lead to other websites. If you click on these links DSP is not held responsible for your data and privacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. Make sure to read the privacy policy documentation of the website you go to from our website.

Restricting the Collection of your Personal Data

At some point, you might wish to restrict the use and collection of your personal data. You can feel free to contact us via email and we will be more than happy to delete any contact details you have provided to us through the use of our online contact form(s), such as your name, email address or phone number.

DSP will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties. We might do so if the law forces us. Your personal information will be used when we need to send you promotional materials if you agree to this privacy policy.

DSP will occasionally update our Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review our Statement to be informed regarding how DSP is protecting your information.

Contact us at the address below if you want us to change or delete any information that we have about you. We will respond to your request to access, update, or delete your information within ten (10) business days. Before we are able to provide you with any information, correct any inaccuracies, or delete any information, however, we may ask you to verify your identity.

We welcome your comments regarding our Privacy Policy.

Please contact if you believe DSP has not adhered to its Privacy Policy, to withdraw your consent to use this site, and for any other complaints or concerns regarding your personal data. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem. If you are located in the EU, you have the right to lodge a complaint to your local data protection authority. Further information regarding how to contact your local data protection authority is available at .