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American Booksellers Association Cookie Policy
Please read the following carefully to understand how American Booksellers Association and IndieBound.org (“ABA”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) uses cookies when you visit our website, www.indiebound.org (“Site”). By using or accessing our Site, you agree to this Cookie Policy.  This Cookie Policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the Site is deemed to be acceptance of such changes.  Please check this Cookie Policy periodically for updates.
Quick Guide to Contents
  1. What are Cookies?
  2. How you can control or delete Cookies
    Control via your browser settings
    Additional mechanisms for exercising choice
  3. Types of Cookies used by ABA
  4. Questions/Contact Us
ABA is the “data controller” with respect to personal data that we collect from or about you through the use of Cookies.  If you have any questions on the use or processing of your personal data, please visit our Privacy Policy.
1. What are Cookies?
Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies (collectively 'Cookies') are files containing small amounts of information which are stored by your browser on any Internet-enabled device – such as your computer, smart phone, or tablet – when you visit a website.  Most web pages contain elements from multiple web domains so when you visit our Site, your browser may receive cookies from several sources. 
Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs, such as remembering your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences), distinguishing you from other users of the Site, generally improving your online experience, and helping us to offer you the best product and services.  We use cookies and other technologies to ensure visitors to our Site have the best possible experience and to provide targeted advertising. 
There are many different types of cookies. For a detailed list of cookies used on our websites, please refer to the section below on “What types of Cookies do we use?”
2. How you can control or delete Cookies
There are multiple ways to manage cookies:
Our performance, functionality and targeting/advertising Cookies are not strictly necessary for the Site to work but will provide you with a better browsing experience.  You can delete or block these Cookies, but if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the Site and some features of the site may not work as intended.  For example, you may not be able to visit certain areas of the Site or you may not receive personalized information when you visit our site.
A. Control via your browser settings
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept Cookies.  If you do not want our website to store Cookies on your computer or device, you can change or adjust your browser or device settings to block Cookies or to alert you when Cookies are being sent to your device. 
If you use different devices to view and access the Site (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your Cookie preferences.
The procedures for changing your settings and cookies differ from browser to browser. If necessary, use the help function on your browser or click on one of the links below to go directly to the user manual for your browser.
More info. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org​.
B. Additional Mechanisms for Exercising Choice
We, or other parties we do business with, may place or recognize unique cookies or other technologies placed on your browser when you visit the Site to collect information about your use of the website and your other online activities over time and across different websites and apps, and may use that information to serve interest-based advertisements to you as you browse the Internet.
To learn more about your choices for receiving interest-based advertising or to opt-out, please review the information below:
Please note that even if you opt-out, you may still receive advertisements from ABA that are not customized based on Cookies.
3. Types of Cookies Used by ABA
We use different types of cookies to run our Site. Some or all of the cookies identified below may be stored in your browser.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary cookies are necessary for the operation of our Site. These cookies are essential in helping you to move around our Site and use the features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site or using the shopping basket.  For example, we may use Strictly Necessary cookies to: 
Performance Cookies
Performance cookies simply help us improve the way our Site works. We utilize these cookies to analyze how our visitors use our Site and to monitor our Site performance. They tell us how people use each page, which ones are most commonly viewed, or whether any errors occurred. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience and quickly identify then fix any issues that arise. For example, we may use Performance cookies to: 
Functionality Cookies
We use Functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences. For example, we may use Functionality cookies to: 
Targeting Cookies
Targeting cookies help ABA make sure that the ads you see on our Site are relevant to you and your interests. Targeting cookies may also be placed on your device by our third party service providers that remember you have visited the Site in order to provide you with ads more relevant to you. We may use Targeting cookies to: 
Many of the cookies placed through our Site are session cookies, while others are persistent cookies, and some are “first-party” cookies, while others are “third-party” cookies.
4. Questions/Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact us at info@bookweb.org.
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