We at Henry Holt and Company, LLC (“we” or “Henry Holt ”) respect your concerns about privacy and
value the relationship we have with you. This Privacy Notice describes
the types of personal information we collect on www.americanempireproject.com,
how we may use that information, and with whom we may share it.
Our Privacy Notice also describes the measures we take to protect
the security of the information. In addition, we describe the choices
you can make about how we use the information you provide to us.
We also tell you how you can reach us to update your contact information,
contact us with general questions or comments, inquire about our
company and its products and services, or answer any questions you
may have about our privacy practices.
Information We Collect
Getting Our Products
On occasion, we may offer giveaways or other promotional items.
In these instances, we will request your contact information (such
as name and mailing address) to fulfill your request, and may request
other information that we think is useful or relevant.
Surveys and Questionnaires
We may ask visitors to our website to complete online surveys and
opinion polls on a variety of topics, such as their activities,
attitudes, and interests, and our products and services. These surveys
help us understand the needs of our visitors.
Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions
From time to time we may run sweepstakes, contests or other promotions,
some of which you may enter online. If you choose to participate,
we may ask you for your contact information. In some cases, we also
may ask you for other information in connection with the promotion.
Chat Rooms, Forums, and Discussion Groups
In the future, we may choose to host chat rooms, forums and/or
discussion groups on our website. If you choose to participate in a
chat room, forum or discussion group, we may request certain
information such as your email address and date of birth. Please be
aware that some or all information you provide (including
personally-identifiable information) in connection with a chat room,
forum or discussion group may become publicly available.
You may choose to contact us through our website. If you e-mail
us comments or questions, we will have your e-mail address, as well
as any other information you choose to provide.
Other Site Features
We may from time to time offer visitors to our website various other
features, and we may ask for certain personal information in connection
with these features.
Passive Collection of Information
When you visit our website, your browser automatically sends us
certain Internet-related information, such as the Internet Protocol
(IP) address of the computer you’re using and your originating
We also collect certain information about our website visitors,
such as how many users visited our site, the average time spent
on the site, the pages viewed, and referring websites. By collecting
this information, we learn how to best tailor our website to our
visitors. While we generally examine such information only in the
aggregate, such information could be linked back to individual IP
How We Use Information We Collect
Information collected through our website is used in connection
with the purpose for which it was submitted (for example, to contact you to answer a question, or to
send you information or a product you’ve requested).
We may also use the information we collect to send you information
or products we think may be of interest to you, to customize our
contacts with you and to do other internal analyses, such as market
research, that will allow us to better meet the needs of our customers.
Information We Share
We do not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose personal
information about our website visitors, except as described here. We
may share the information you provide with companies that are related
to Henry Holt through common ownership. We also share information
provided by our website visitors with service providers we have
retained to perform services on our behalf. In addition, we may share
information about you with non-affiliated third parties whose products
or services may be of interest to you. These third parties may contact
you about their products and services. We will not share your
information with these third parties for their own marketing purposes
if you request that we not do so. We may, however, engage in joint
marketing activities with selected third parties and may share personal
information about our website visitors with them. In addition, we may
disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law,
(ii) in response to legal process, (iii) to law enforcement authorities
or other government officials, or (iv) when we believe disclosure is
necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or
in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you
in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business
or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable
efforts to try to ensure that the transferee uses personal information
you have provided through this website in a manner that is consistent
with this Privacy Notice.
Links to Other Websites
We provide links to other websites for your convenience and
information, including websites of other companies related to Henry
Holt through common ownership. These sites may operate independently
from www.americanempireproject.com, and may not be under our control. These
sites may have their own privacy notices in place, which we strongly
suggest you review if you visit any linked website. We may not be
responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services
that may be offered through these sites, or the privacy practices of
This website is intended for an audience of adult readers, and is
not meant for children. We do not knowingly collect information
from children under 13.
We use administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect
information in our possession and control against foreseeable hazards.
Please note, however, that perfect security does not exist on the
We give you the option of requesting that we not share personal
information about you with third parties that are unrelated by common
ownership with Henry Holt for marketing use. Click here to send us an e-mail with your name and e-mail address(es) if you
DO NOT want us to share your personal information with unrelated
third parties for their own marketing use.
We also give you the option of requesting that we not share your
information with companies related to Henry Holt by common
ownership for marketing use. However, PLEASE NOTE that, because
of the integrated nature of Henry Holt and some of these
companies, if you opt out of sharing with them, you will also automatically
be opted out of marketing use by Henry Holt. That
means that you will not receive our e-newsletter or information
from us about books, promotions and services. Click here to send
us an e-mail with your name and e-mail address(es), if you do not
want us to share your information with related companies for marketing
use (or use the information for marketing purposes ourselves). (Keep
in mind, however, that some of our related companies may have independently
obtained your information, in which case you may continue to receive
communications from those companies, unless you opt out directly
Please be aware that we are able to effectuate an opt-out only for
a specific e-mail address. So, if you have more than one e-mail
address or if you have changed your email address, your opt out
request may not be effectuated properly. If you believe you have
opted out, but continue to receive e-mails from us, please contact
us by one of the means listed under "How to Contact Us",
below, and we will endeavor to resolve the issue.
Updates to this Privacy Notice
We may change or update portions of this Privacy Notice at any time
and without prior notice to you. Please check back from time to
time so you are aware of any changes or updates to the Notice. We
will indicate above the effective date of the Notice.
How to Contact Us
If you would like to update your contact information, click here.
If you have any questions about our information practices or our
products or services, please contact us by:
• clicking here
• writing us at:
Marketing Department - 9th Floor
175 Fifth Avenue
New York , NY 10010
Attention: Marketing Assistant