Privacy Policy

  Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

  Terms of Usage

  1.      Introduction and Acceptance

  Please read these terms of use carefully before using novelhall.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “novelhall.com”). By accessing and/or using novelhall.com (other than to read these terms of use for the first time) you are agreeing to comply with these terms of use, which may change from time to time as set forth in section 16 below. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms of use, do not access or use Novelhall.com.

  You agree that these Terms of Use aresupported by good and valuable sideration the receipt and sufficiency ofwhich you hereby acknowledge. Such sideration includes, without limitation,your use of novelhall.com and the materials and information available on thesame.

  In addition to these Terms of Use,novelhall.com has established a Privacy Policy to explain how user informationis collected and used by Novelhall.com. A copy of this Privacy Policy can befound below and is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. Byaccessing or using any of our Websites, you are signifying your acknowledgementand agreement to novelhall.com’s Privacy Policy.

  2.      Intellectual Property

  novelhall.com and included tent (andany derivative works or enhancements of the same) including, but not limitedto, all text, illustrations, files, images, software, scripts, graphics,photos, sounds, music, videos, information, tent, materials, products,services, URLs, technology, documentation, and interactive features(collectively, the “Website tent”) and all intellectual propertyrights to the same are owned by us, our licensors, or both. Additionally, alltrademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress that may appear on ourWebsites are owned by us, our licensors, or both. You shall not acquire anyright, title or interest in our Websites or any Website tent. Any rights notexpressly granted in these Terms of Use are expressly reserved.

  3.      Access and Use

  1.      When accessing our Websites, including without limitation to the Website tent, you agree to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws including, without limitation copyright law. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use, you may not use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, transmit, or otherwise exploit Website tent for any purpose whatsoever without obtaining prior written sent from us or, in the case of third-party tent, its respective owner. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading or printing Website tent.

  2.      Furthermore, except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use, you may not:

  1.      remove, alter, cover, or distort any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice on novelhall.com or Website tent;

  2.      circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of our Websites including, without limitation, any features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any tent or enforce limitations on the use of our Websites or Website tent;

  3.      use an automatic device (such as a robot or spider) or manual process to copy or “scrape” our Websites or Website tent for any purpose without the express written permission of Novelhall.com. Notwithstanding the foregoing, novelhall.com grants public search engine operators permission to use automatic devices (such as robots or spiders) to copy Website tent from our Websites for the sole purpose of creating (and only to the extent necessary to create) a searchable index of Website tent that is available to the public. novelhall.com reserves the right to revoke this permission (generally or specifically) at any time;

  4.      collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from our Websites including, without limitation, user names, passwords, email addresses;

  5.      solicit other users to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization without our prior written approval;

  6.      attempt to or interfere with the proper working of our Websites or impair, overburden, or disable the same;

  7.      decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any portion of any our Websites;

  8.      use network-monitoring software to determine architecture of or extract usage data from any of our Websites;

  9.      encourage duct that violates any local, state or federal law, either civil or criminal, or impersonate another user, person, or entity (e.g., using another person’s Membership (as defined in Section B) without permission, etc.);

  10.     engage in any duct that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying our Websites.

  3.      You agree to cooperate fully with novelhall.com to investigate any suspected or actual activity that is in breach of these Terms of Use.

  4.      User Registration

  1.      In order to access or use some features of novelhall.com, you will have to become a registered user. If you are under the age of eighteen, then you are not permitted to register as a user or otherwise submit personal information to Novelhall.com.

  2.      If you become a registered user, you will provide true, accurate and complete registration information and, if such information changes, you will promptly update the relevant registration information. During registration, you will create a user name and password (a “Membership”), which may permit you access to certain areas of our Websites not available to non-registered users. You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your Membership. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs under your Membership, whether or not you have authorized the activity. You agree to notify us immediately at https://www.novelhall.com any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Membership.

  5.      User Content

  1.      We may now or in the future permit users to post, upload, transmit through, or otherwise make available on our Websites (collectively, “submit”) messages, templates, text, illustrations, files, images, graphics, photos, comments, sounds, music, videos, information, content, and/or other materials (“User Content”).

  2.      You shall not submit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property or proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from User Content that you submit.

  3.      You represent, warrant, and covenant that you will not submit any User Content that:

  A. violates or infringes in any way upon the rightsof others, including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, patent,trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property or proprietary rightof any person or entity;

  B. impersonates another or is unlawful,threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable;

  C.encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law;

  D. is an advertisement for goods or services or asolicitation of funds;

  E.includes personal information such as messageswhich identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers,addresses, or employer references;

  F. contains a formula, instruction, or advice that could cause harm or injury; or

  G.is a chain letter of any kind.

  Moreover, any conduct by a user that in oursole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying ourWebsites will not be permitted.

  4.      For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Content. However, by submitting User Content to us, simultaneously with such posting you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner has expressly granted, to us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, exclusive, fully sublicensable, and transferable right and license to use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon (including, without limitation, translations), publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, and publish the User Content (in whole or in part) as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate including, without limitation, (1) in connection with our business; and (2) in connection with the businesses of our successors, parents, subsidiaries, and their related companies. We may exercise this grant in any format, media or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such User Content. Furthermore, you also grant other users permission to access your User Content and to use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, and publish your User Content for personal, non-commercial use as permitted by the functionality of any of our Websites and these Terms of Use. For significant amounts of User Content or for User Content which generates significant revenue, we will contact you and discuss a revenue-sharing mechanism and/or sign a formal exclusive publishing contract with you.

  5.      By submitting User Content, you also grant us the right, but not the obligation to use your biographical information including, without limitation, your name and geographical location in connection with broadcast, print, online, or other use or publication of your User Content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive any and all claims you may now or later have in any jurisdiction to so-called “moral rights” or rights of “droit moral” with respect to the User Content.

  6.      We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your User Content and to use your User Content for advertising and promotional purposes. You acknowledge and agree that your User Content may be included on the websites and advertising networks of our distribution partners and third-party service providers (including their downstream users).

  7.      We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User Content. We have the right in our sole discretion and for any reason whatsoever to edit, refuse to post, remove, or disable access to any User Content.

  8.      If you sign a separate agreement with us regarding User Content and its disposition, the terms in that agreement shall override the terms included here.

  6.      Website Content & Third Party Links

  1.      We provide our Websites and Website Content for entertainment purposes. You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed on any of our Websites for any other purpose. In all instances, it is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or usefulness of Website Content. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any Website Content.

  2.      In many instances, Website Content will include content posted by a third-party or will represent the opinions and judgements of a third-party. We do not endorse, warrant and are not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on our Websites by anyone other than authorized employees or spokespersons while acting in their official capacities.

  3.      If there is a dispute between persons accessing our Websites or between persons accessing our Websites and any third party, you understand and agree that we are under no obligation to become involved. If there is such a dispute, you hereby release novelhall.com and its officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their related companies from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with such dispute.

  4.      Our Websites may contain links to other websites maintained by third parties. We do not operate or control, in any respect, or necessarily endorse the content found on these third-party websites. You assume sole responsibility for your use of third-party links. We are not responsible for any content posted on third-party websites or liable to you for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of your dealings with any third-party or their website.

  7.      Indemnification

  You agree to indemnify and hold harmlessnovelhall.com and its officers, directors, employees, parents, partners,successors, agents, distribution partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and theirrelated companies from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses,damages, obligations, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ feesand costs) arising out of, related to, or that may arise in connection with:(i) your access to or use of any of our Websites; (ii) User Content provided byyou or through use of your Membership; (iii) any actual or alleged violation orbreach by you of these Terms of Use; (iv) any actual or alleged breach of anyrepresentation, warranty, or covenant that you have made to us; or (v) youracts or omissions. You agree to cooperate fully with us in the defense of anyclaim that is the subject of your obligations hereunder.

  8.      Disclaimers

  YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF OURWEBSITES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. OUR WEBSITES AND WEBSITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ONAN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANYKIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING AND TO THEFULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, novelhall.com AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS,EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, PARTNERS, SUCCESSORS, AGENTS, DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS,AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND THEIR RELATED COMPANIES DISCLAIM ANY AND ALLWARRANTIES INCLUDING ANY: (1) WARRANTIES THAT THE WEBSITES WILL MEET YOURREQUIREMENTS; (2) WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, SECURITY,USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, OR INFORMATIONAL CONTENT OF THE novelhall.com; (3)WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR APARTICULAR PURPOSE; (4) WARRANTIES FOR SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH ORADVERTISED ON OUR WEBSITES OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY OF OUR WEBSITES; (5)WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF THE RESULTS THAT MAY BEOBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITES; (6) WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THEWEBSITES WILL BE SECURE OR UNINTERRUPTED; AND (7) WARRANTIES THAT ERRORS IN THESOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

  9.      Limitation on Liability

  1.      UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL novelhall.com OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, PARTNERS, SUCCESSORS, AGENTS, DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OR THEIR RELATED COMPANIES BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF novelhall.com HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH OURWEBSITES OR THESE TERMS OF USE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH OUR WEBSITES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WEBSITE CONTENT IS TO STOP USING OUR WEBSITES. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF OUR WEBSITES OR ANY LINKS ON OUR WEBSITES, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF OUR WEBSITES OR ANY LINKS ON OUR WEBSITES. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF ANY CONTENT POSTED BY A THIRD-PARTY OR CONDUCT OF A THIRD-PARTY ON OUR WEBSITES.

  2.      NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OF novelhall.com AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, PARTNERS, SUCCESSORS, AGENTS, DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND THEIR RELATED COMPANIES EXCEED THE GREATER OF THE TOTAL PAYMENTS RECEIVED FROM YOU BY novelhall.com DURING THE PRECEDING TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD OR $100.FURTHERMORE, YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY OF OUR WEBSITES OR THESE TERMS OF USE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.

  3.      In some jurisdictions limitations of liability are not permitted. In such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing limitations may not apply to you. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  10.     Termination

  1.      We reserve the right in our sole discretion and at any time to terminate or suspend your Membership and/or block your access to our Websites for any reason including, without limitation if you have failed to comply with the letter and spirit of these Terms of Use. You agree that novelhall.com shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or suspension of your Membership or for blocking your access to our Websites.

  2.      If you become a registered user, you may terminate your Membership at any time by going to Membership page and selecting the appropriate option.

  3.      Any suspension or termination shall not affect your obligations to us under these Terms of Use. The provisions of these Terms of Use which by their nature should survive the suspension or termination of your Membership or these Terms of Use shall survive including, but not limited to the rights and licenses that you have granted hereunder, indemnities, releases, disclaimers, limitations on liability, provisions related to choice of law, dispute resolution, no class action, no trial by jury and all of the miscellaneous provisions in Section 17.

  11.     Copyright Policy

  1.      novelhall.com respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. In appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, novelhall.com may terminate and/or disable the Membership of users who it suspects to be infringers of the copyrights (or other intellectual property rights) of others. Additionally, in appropriate circumstances and in its sole discretion, novelhall.com may remove or disable access to material on any of its websites or hosted on its systems that may be infringing or the subject of infringing activity.

  2.      If you are a copyright owner (or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner) and believe that your work’s copyright has been infringed, please report your notice of infringement to us by providing us with a written notification of claimed infringement that includes substantially the following:

  A.A physical or electronic signature of a personauthorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that isallegedly infringed.

  B.Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single onlinesite are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such worksat that site.

  C.Identification of the material that is claimedto be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to beremoved or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonablysufficient to permit us to locate the material.

  D.Information reasonably sufficient to permit usto contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, anelectronic mail address at which you may be contacted.

  E.A statement that you have a good faith beliefthat use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by thecopyright owner, its agent, or the law.

  F. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate,and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of theowner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

  We will investigate notices of copyrightinfringement and take appropriate actions under the DMCA. Inquiries that do notfollow this procedure may not receive a response.

  12.     Choice of Law

  These Terms of Use shall be construed inaccordance with the laws of Hong Kong without regard to its conflict of lawsrules. Any action arising out of your use of the Website or these Terms andConditions shall be brought in court located in Hong Kong.

  13.     Dispute Resolution

  In the Dispute Resolution Section only,“we” and “us” are used to refer to you and novelhall.comtogether.

  1.      We each agree to first contact each other with any disputes and provide a written description of the problem, all relevant documents/information and the proposed resolution. You agree to contact us with disputes by contacting us at the address provided in these Terms of Use. We will contact you based on the contact information you have provided us.

  2.      We each agree to finally settle all disputes (as defined and subject to any specific exceptions below) only by arbitration. In arbitration, there’s no judge or jury and review is limited. However, just as a court would, the arbitrator must honor the terms and limitations in the Terms of Use and can award the same damages and relief, including any attorney’s fees authorized by law. The arbitrator’s decision and award is final and binding, and judgement on the award may be entered in any court with jurisdiction. We each also agree as follows:

  A.“Disputes” are any claims or controversies against each other related in any way to our Websites, WebsiteContent or these Terms of Use – this includes claims you bring against ouremployees, agents, affiliates or other representatives, and claimsnovelhall.com may bring against you.

  B.If either of us wants to arbitrate a dispute, weagree to send written notice to the other providing a description of thedispute, previous efforts to resolve the dispute, all supportingdocuments/information, and the proposed resolution. We will send notice to you based on the contact information you have provided us, and we agree to makeattempts to resolve the dispute. If we cannot resolve the dispute withinforty-five (45) days of receipt of the notice to arbitrate, then we may submitthe dispute to formal arbitration.

  C.Unless we each agree otherwise, the Arbitrationwill be conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and will take place in HongKong. The laws that applies to these Terms of Use will also apply during thearbitration.

  D.We each agree not to pursue arbitration on aclasswide basis. We each agree that any arbitration will be solely between youand us (not brought on behalf of or together with another individual’s claim).If for any reason any court or arbitrator holds that this restriction isunconscionable or unenforceable, then our agreement to arbitrate doesn’t applyand the dispute must be brought in court.

  E. We each are responsible for our respective costs relating tocounsel, experts, and witnesses, as well as any other costs relating to the arbitration.

  3.      No Class Actions

  TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, WE EACH WAIVEANY RIGHT TO PURSUE DISPUTES ON A CLASSWIDE BASIS; THAT IS, TO EITHER JOIN ACLAIM WITH THE CLAIM OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, OR ASSERT A CLAIM IN AREPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY ON BEHALF OF ANYONE ELSE IN ANY LAWSUIT, ARBITRATION OROTHER PROCEEDING.

  15.     No Trial By Jury

  TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, WE EACH WAIVEANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LAWSUIT, ARBITRATION OR OTHER PROCEEDING.

  16.     Amendment; Additional Terms

  1.      We reserve the right in our sole discretion and at any time and for any reason, to modify or discontinue any aspect or feature of our Websites or to modify these Terms of Use. In addition, we reserve the right to provide you with operating rules or additional terms that may govern your use of our Websites generally, unique parts of our Websites, or both (“Additional Terms”). Any Additional Terms that we may provide to you will be incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. To the extent any Additional Terms conflict with these Terms of Use, the Additional Terms will control.

  2.      Modifications to these Terms of Use or Additional Terms will be effective immediately upon notice, either by posting on our Websites or by notification by email or conventional mail. It is your responsibility to review the Terms of Use and our Websites from time to time for any changes or Additional Terms. Your access and use of any our Websites following any modification of these Terms of Use or the provision of Additional Terms will signify your assent to and acceptance of the same. If you object to any subsequent revision to the Terms of Use or to any Additional Terms, you may terminate your Membership as provided in Section B herein or, if you do not have an Membership, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of our Websites.

  17.     Miscellaneous

  1.      No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.

  2.      These Terms of Use (including the Privacy Policy and any Additional Terms incorporated by reference) constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between us with respect to such subject matter.

  3.      You may not assign these Terms of Use or assign any rights or delegate any obligations hereunder, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. Any such purported assignment or delegation by you without the appropriate prior written consent will be null and void and of no force and effect. novelhall.com may assign these Terms of Use or any rights hereunder without your consent and without notice.

  PrivacyPolicy

  This privacy policy has been compiled tobetter serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’(PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and informationsecurity, is information that can be used on its own or with other informationto identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individualin context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clearunderstanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle yourPersonally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

  What personal information do we collectfrom the people that visit our blog, website or app?

  When ordering or registering on our site,as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailingaddress, credit card information or other details to help you with yourexperience.

  When do we collect information?

  We collect information from you when youregister on our site, place an order or enter information on our site.

  How do we use your information?

  We may use the information we collect fromyou when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond toa survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain othersite features in the following ways:

  To quickly process your transactions.

  How do we protect visitor information?

  Our website is scanned on a regular basis forsecurity holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to oursite as safe as possible.

  We use regular Malware Scanning.

  Your personal information is containedbehind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons whohave special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep theinformation confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information yousupply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

  We implement a variety of security measureswhen a user places an order to maintain the safety of your personalinformation.

  All transactions are processed through agateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

  Do we use ‘cookies’?

  Yes. Cookies are small files that a site orits service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Webbrowser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems torecognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Forinstance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in yourshopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences basedon previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you withimproved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data aboutsite traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiencesand tools in the future.

  We use cookies to:

  Understand and save user’s preferences forfuture visits.

  You can choose to have your computer warnyou each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off allcookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings.Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu tolearn the correct way to modify your cookies.

  If you disable cookies off, some featureswill be disabled. It won’t affect the users experience that make your siteexperience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.However, you can still place orders .

  Third party links

  Occasionally, at our discretion, we mayinclude or offer third party products or services on our website. These thirdparty sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore haveno responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linkedsites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcomeany feedback about these sites.

  Google

  Google’s advertising requirements can besummed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to providea positive experience for users.https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

  We use Google AdSense Advertising on ourwebsite.

  Google, as a third party vendor, usescookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it toserve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on theInternet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting theGoogle ad and content network privacy policy.

  We have implemented the following:

  Remarketing with Google AdSense

  Google Display Network Impression Reporting

  Demographics and Interests Reporting

  DoubleClick Platform Integration

  We along with third-party vendors, such asGoogle use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) andthird-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-partyidentifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

  Opting out:

  Users can set preferences for how Googleadvertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can optout by visiting theNetwork Advertising initiative opt out pageor permanentlyusing the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

  California Online Privacy Protection Act

  CalOPPA is the first state law in thenation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacypolicy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require a person orcompany in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websitescollecting personally identifiable information from California consumers topost a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly theinformation being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared,and to comply with this policy. – See more at:http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

  According to CalOPPA we agree to thefollowing:

  Users can visit our site anonymously

  Once this privacy policy is created, wewill add a link to it on our home page, or as a minimum on the firstsignificant page after entering our website.

  Our Privacy Policy link includes the word‘Privacy’, and can be easily be found on the page specified above.

  Users will be notified of any privacypolicy changes:

  On our Privacy Policy Page

  Users are able to change their personalinformation:

  By logging in to their account

  How does our site handle do not tracksignals?

  We honor do not track signals and do nottrack, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browsermechanism is in place.

  Does our site allow third partybehavioral tracking?

  It’s also important to note that we do notallow third party behavioral tracking

  COPPA (Children Online PrivacyProtection Act)

  When it comes to the collection of personalinformation from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy ProtectionAct (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’sconsumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out whatoperators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacyand safety online.

  We do not specifically market to childrenunder 13.

  Fair Information Practices

  The Fair Information Practices Principlesform the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts theyinclude have played a significant role in the development of data protectionlaws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principlesand how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the variousprivacy laws that protect personal information.

  In order to be in line with FairInformation Practices we will take the following responsive action, should adata breach occur:

  We will notify the users via email

  Within 7 business days

  We will notify the users via in sitenotification

  Within 7 business days

  We also agree to the individual redressprinciple, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legallyenforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere tothe law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceablerights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts ora government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by dataprocessors.

  CAN SPAM Act

  The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets therules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages,gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, andspells out tough penalties for violations.

  We collect your email address in order to:

  To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agreeto the following:

  If at any time you would like tounsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can and we will promptly removeyou from ALL correspondence.

  Contacting Us

  If there are any questions regarding thisprivacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

  www.novelhall.com

  [email protected]