Privacy Policy

We understand and share your concern about privacy. We want to assure you that Bound respects your privacy and treats your personal information with care and security. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and our use of your personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to all information you may provide to us through the Bound website (the "Site"). If you have questions regarding this Policy, you may direct them to

In order to browse our Site, you are not required to provide any personally identifying information. However, if you sign up to receive our e-newsletter or order any products from us, you will be required to provide certain limited personal information. The terms of this Privacy Policy summarize how we will handle and use such information.

What Information We Collect

Automatic Information

We automatically collect certain non-personally-identifying information based on your access to and behavior on the Site. This includes information such as your IP address, browser type, platform type, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, pages viewed , date and time of requests made from the Site and similar log file information.


"Cookies" are small pieces of information that a web site will store on your computer’s hard drive. Bound may use cookies to identify you during your session, make our services easier to use and to store items in your shopping cart between visits. Cookies are never used to store sensitive customer information such as names, addresses, credit card numbers or passwords. Acceptance of cookies is not a requirement to browse our Site, however our journal-builder and shopping cart does require the acceptance of cookies to work properly. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to disallow the storing of cookies.

Personally Identifiable Information

This is information that you provide to us that is specific to you. We collect information such as your name, phone number, billing or payment information (such as a valid credit card account), shipping information, email address and other personal information as indicated on the forms or otherwise requested throughout our Site. You provide such information when you make a purchase, provide feedback, give or redeem a gift certificate, etc. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You can always choose not to provide information, but you may not be able to use a particular service or feature or complete any purchase.

Our use of your information

We use non-personally-identifying information such as log file information to analyze our users' behavior, interests, and demographics to better understand and serve our shoppers. We may also use this information to help diagnose problems with the Site and our servers. We use the information we collect from you to improve our products and services and make your shopping experience more efficient and relevant. We may review the actions of our visitors on an aggregate basis to determine customers' preferences. We do not link log file information or IP addresses to your personally identifiable information.

If you provide personal information to us through the Site, we will use that information to fulfill your request or product order. For example, if you sign-up to receive our newsletter, we will ask you for your email address and use that information in order to send the newsletter to you. We may also use your email address to send you updates periodically about new products or company news that might interest you. You will have the ability to opt out of such contacts and delete your personal information as set forth below. We will not share this information to any third party, except as provided in this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Service.

Gift Certificates

If you purchase a gift certificate on our Site, we will ask you to provide the recipient's name and e-mail address and/or mailing address. The recipient information you provide us will only be used to deliver the gift certificate and for no other purpose.

Our sharing of your information

Bound will provide certain personally identifying information to our business partners for the purpose of providing and maintaining our Site and services or to fulfill your request or purchase. For example, if you purchase any of our products, we will share your information with certain partners and other intermediaries (e.g. UPS, APX, USPS, FedEx, our product manufacturers or fulfillment providers) to process and ship your order. We take reasonable steps to require our third part service providers to use such information only as necessary to perform the services on our behalf. We may provide to third parties aggregated non-personally identifying data about our users and customers.

Legal Requests

Bound reserves the right to use or disclose information, including personally-identifying information, if we believe in good faith that such use or disclosure is required or appropriate: (i) to comply with state, federal or international laws or respond to a court orders, subpoena, warrant or other request of any governmental or regulatory authority or law enforcement; (ii) to protect the rights, property or personal safety of Bound, our employees, users, customers or others; (iii) to investigate and defend against any third party claims or allegations and enforce our agreements, or (iv) to protect the security and integrity of the Site, our products or our company.


We will use reasonable security measures on the Site to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. However, you recognize that data transmitted online or stored in a facility to which online access is provided cannot be made to be 100% secure. In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised as may be required by applicable law.

Third Party Sites

You may visit other web sites, through links on our Site, who may collect, use and share your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. The information practices of those websites linking from or to our Site are not covered by this Policy, and we encourage you to be cautious and review the privacy policies and practices of any third party site before disclosing or providing any personal information.

We may have pages or other presence on various social networking sites or services, such as Facebook, Twitter and the like. Any information you post or provide through such sites and services will be subject to the policies of those sites and services. For example, if you post pictures or comments on our Facebook page, those pictures and comments will be publicly available and the handling and use of such information subject to Facebook’s policies.

Removing your information

If you have signed up for our newsletter, you may discontinue receiving future newsletters, by contacting use at If you need to change, update or correct any information you may have provided to us, you may do so by contacting us at

You may ask to have your account information removed from our active databases; we reserve the right to maintain information regarding past purchases made by you in our database. Also, as a security measure we "back up" the data stored on our systems, and such prior information cannot be completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests.

Corporate Events

In the event that our company or the Site is acquired by or merged with another entity, you agree that we may transfer and assign your information as party of such merger, acquisition or other change of control. In the event that we file or are forced into a bankruptcy proceeding, you understand that we cannot control how any information may be treated, transferred to used.

International Users

The Site is hosted in the United States. If you are accessing the Site from outside the United States, please be advised that through your continued use of the Site or placement of orders, which is governed by U.S. law and this Privacy Policy, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer and the maintenance and processing of such information in the United States.

Privacy Policy Changes

Bound reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on the Site and will become effective immediately upon being posted unless we tell you otherwise.

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Last Revision Date: April 11, 2012