California Consumer Privacy Act Disclosures

Last Updated: August 10, 2021

This California Consumer Privacy Act disclosure page ("Disclosure") supplements the AbeBooks Privacy Notice and is effective as of August 10, 2021. The AbeBooks Privacy Notice describes the personal information that we collect, the sources from which we collect it, the purposes for which we use it, the limited circumstances under which we share personal information, and with whom we share it. These additional disclosures are required by the California Consumer Privacy Act:

  1. Categories of personal information collected. The personal information that AbeBooks collects, or has collected from consumers in the twelve months prior to the effective date of this Disclosure, fall into the following categories established by the California Consumer Privacy Act, depending on which AbeBooks Service is used:
    • identifiers such as your name, alias, address, phone numbers, or IP address;
    • personal information, such as a credit card number;
    • age, gender, or other protected classifications, for example as part of seller identification processes;
    • commercial information, such as purchase and sales activity;
    • Internet or other electronic network activity information, including content interaction information, such as if we use a service provider to help us gather crash reports for analyzing the health of our services;
    • audio or visual information, for example recordings of customer service phone calls for quality assurance purposes;
    • professional information, for example data you may provide about your business if you are a seller; and
    • inference data, such as information about your purchase preferences.
  2. Categories of personal information disclosed for a business purpose. The personal information that AbeBooks disclosed to the third parties identified in the “Does AbeBooks Share Your Personal Information?” section of the AbeBooks Privacy Notice about consumers for a business purpose in the twelve months prior to the effective date of this Disclosure fall into the following categories established by the California Consumer Privacy Act, depending on which AbeBooks Service is used:
    • identifiers such as your name, address, phone numbers, or IP address, for example if we use a third party payment processor to process your payments;
    • personal information, such as a credit card number, for example if we use a third party payment processor;
    • your age, gender, or other protected classifications, for example if we use a third party service provider as part of seller identification processes;
    • commercial information, such as the details of a product you purchased if a third party service provider is assisting to provide that product to you;
    • internet or other electronic network activity information, including content interaction information, such as if we use a service provider to help us gather crash reports for analyzing the health of our services;
    • audio or visual information, for example if AbeBooks uses a service provider to reviews recordings of customer service phone calls for quality assurance purposes; and
    • professional information, for example if we provide your account details to a service provider for verification as part of enrollment for an affiliate or AbeBooks seller account.
  3. Right to Request Access to or Deletion of Personal Information: You may have the right under the California Consumer Privacy Act to request information about the collection of your personal information by AbeBooks, or access to or deletion of your personal information. If you wish to do any of these things, please send an email message to privacy@abebooks.com. Depending on your data choices, certain services may be limited or unavailable. If you do not have an account, or if you are an authorized agent under CCPA, please send an email message to privacy@abebooks.com.
  4. No sale of personal information. In the twelve months prior to the effective date of this Disclosure, AbeBooks has not sold any personal information of consumers, as those terms are defined under the California Consumer Privacy Act.
  5. No Discrimination. AbeBooks will not discriminate against any consumer for exercising their rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act.
  • identifiers such as your name, alias, address, phone numbers, or IP address;
  • personal information, such as a credit card number;
  • age, gender, or other protected classifications, for example as part of seller identification processes;
  • commercial information, such as purchase and sales activity;
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information, including content interaction information, such as if we use a service provider to help us gather crash reports for analyzing the health of our services;
  • audio or visual information, for example recordings of customer service phone calls for quality assurance purposes;
  • professional information, for example data you may provide about your business if you are a seller; and
  • inference data, such as information about your purchase preferences.
  • identifiers such as your name, address, phone numbers, or IP address, for example if we use a third party payment processor to process your payments;
  • personal information, such as a credit card number, for example if we use a third party payment processor;
  • your age, gender, or other protected classifications, for example if we use a third party service provider as part of seller identification processes;
  • commercial information, such as the details of a product you purchased if a third party service provider is assisting to provide that product to you;
  • internet or other electronic network activity information, including content interaction information, such as if we use a service provider to help us gather crash reports for analyzing the health of our services;
  • audio or visual information, for example if AbeBooks uses a service provider to reviews recordings of customer service phone calls for quality assurance purposes; and
  • professional information, for example if we provide your account details to a service provider for verification as part of enrollment for an affiliate or AbeBooks seller account.