Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Ann Braden Books content and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Ann Braden Books include and Ann Braden Books content. The Ann Braden Books website is an author website. By using the Ann Braden Books website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Ann Braden Books may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and Last Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Mailing Address
  • School/Library Name
  • Role as an Educator
  • The Grades You Work With

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for a program on our site (such as the Read Aloud); (b) sending us an email message; (c) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us.  We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information

Ann Braden Books collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. For a program like the Read Aloud, your personal information will be used to communicate with you about the program, to mail you a Read Aloud Starter Kit if you request one, and/or to pair you up with a classroom in a different part of the country at a similar grade level if you request that.

Ann Braden Books may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Ann Braden Books.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Ann Braden Books does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Ann Braden Books may share data with trusted partners to send you email or postal mail or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Ann Braden Books, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

If you choose to be paired with another classroom for the Read Aloud, Ann Braden Books may share your name, mailing address, school name, role as an educator, and grade level with the individual educator you are paired with.

Ann Braden Books may disclose your personal information, without notice, 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 Ann Braden Books or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Ann Braden Books; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Ann Braden Books, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Ann Braden Books. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Ann Braden Books website.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

Ann Braden Books secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Ann Braden Books uses the following methods for this purpose

  • SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

Ann Braden Books does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Ann Braden Books may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Ann Braden Books or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Ann Braden Books, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the Unsubscribe link in the email or writing to

Changes to this Statement

Ann Braden Books reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy

Contact Information

Ann Braden Books welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Ann Braden Books has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Ann Braden Books at

Effective as of February 26, 2021