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Thank You for visiting the QBR and Harlem Book Fair website. As an extension of our mission, we want your visit to QBR.com, and harlembookfair.com to enlighten, inform and entertain you. We are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of our online guests, members, donors, and friends. We believe that maintaining the highest standards of privacy on the Web is crucial to maintaining your trust in QBR. For this reason, we want to inform our visitors about the types of information we collect and how we use that information.

Information You Give Us
To participate in some activities, such as any sweepstakes that we feature on our site, you may be asked to provide some personal identification information. If you do not want this information to be collected or used by us for these purposes, you can simply choose not to submit your information. However, this may prevent your participation in these activities. QBR will always give you a clear and convenient method of unsubscribing to our mailings.

 1.    When You Subscribe
We will ask you to provide the information necessary to process and service your subscription: (name, billing address, telephone number, email address, and credit card number). This information is encrypted for your security and is only seen by our fulfillment staff who processes your subscription or reward offer.

2.     When You Complete an Online Survey
QBR occasionally posts surveys on its sites. These surveys, which are completely voluntary, may ask about your reading interests, educational background, and so on. We use this information only to understand our readers better and to determine how best to serve them. Specific information collected in surveys is never shared with third parties.

3.     Information Collected Automatically
Our server tracks how you and other visitors use our sites, identifying the source of visitors to the QBR sites and what pages they use on our site. By looking at this “traffic” we can better understand our community, which allows us to improve our web site and to provide you with an optimal experience and better service.

4.     Email
We regularly send newsletters and event updates to our registered members and visitors with information about QBR programs, services or membership opportunities. If you do not wish to receive any email from QBR, indicate your preference by sending an email message with your name to subscriber@QBR.com. We will do our best to make your change in a timely manner. QBR never sells, exchanges or lends to third parties any email or telephone or mobile information you provide when making a Membership Pledge or subscribing to our online Program Guide.

5.    Security
QBR makes every effort to ensure that all of the transactions that occur on its Web site are secure. All credit card numbers submitted to the site are encrypted using “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL) encryption, which is the industry standard for information security and is used by more than 100,000 Web sites in more than fifty countries. Any personal information you submit with your pledge is encrypted and completely secure. Even in the unlikely event that the information you send is intercepted it will not be usable by anyone else. Your peace of mind and safeguarding is very important to us. If you do not feel comfortable submitting your personal information online you can subscribe by calling us at 1-914-231-6778. Our Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must obtain your parents' consent before submitting any of your personal information. Your parents must complete a Parental Consent Form, and either mail or fax it to us at the address listed below.

6.    How QBR Uses This Information
QBR uses the information you provide to fulfill your subscription. We use your credit card information to process your subscription. When you enroll in any sweepstakes featured on our site, we use your information for the sole purposes of selecting and notifying winners. In no event will QBR sell, rent, lease, lend, trade, give, donate, transfer, or otherwise exchange, our subscriber list.

7.    Accessing Information You have Submitted
You have a right to know what personal information you have submitted to us and to notify us of any corrections. If you want to request that information or if you have any questions about this privacy policy, QBR’s online practices, or your QBR Membership account, please feel free to contact us:

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We read every email message that we receive and try to respond within two business days of receipt. If you email QBR, your message and email address will be forwarded to the appropriate department. Please feel free to contact us either by telephone or email with any type of question. We will make sure your question or comment reaches the appropriate person.

The privacy policy refers solely to the QBR Sites and does not cover web sites that are linked from here. By using this site, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this QBR Online Privacy Policy. In order to improve the service we provide you we reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for any changes.



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