Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc. (“GVP”) is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust with respect to the privacy of the personally identifiable information we collect from you. This privacy policy sets forth our practices regarding collection, use and disclosure of information collected through or in connection with the GVP corporate website located at  and all other websites of GVP or its publications or affiliates that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the "Site").  By accessing or using the Site, you are agreeing to the conditions of this privacy policy. Do not use this site if you do not agree with this privacy policy. 

Collection and Registration of Personal Information

GVP may request users of the Site to provide personal information. The information collected directly from a user may include contact information such as the user's name, e-mail address, and postal address.

In order to access certain content and to make use of the full functionality and advanced personalization features of the Site, GVP may ask you to register by completing and submitting a registration form, which may request additional information, such as work setting or principal professional field.

Automatic Collection of Personal Information

The Site does not automatically collect information about users and does not set cookies. 

How Personal Information Is Used

GVP uses the personal information that you provide for such purposes as:

  • Completion and support of the activity for which the information was provided, such as allowing access to or delivery of GVP’s products or services, processing or fulfilling orders, or responding to requests or inquiries;
  • Website and system administration, such as for technical support of the Site and its computer system, including processing computer account information, information used in the course of securing and maintaining the Site, and verification of Site activity by the Site or its agents;
  • Research and development to enhance, evaluate and improve the Site and our products and services; and
  • Communicating with you about changes or updates to the Site and our products, services, special offers, promotions or market research surveys.
  • Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties.

Access to your personal information is restricted to GVP’s employees, agents, representatives, service providers, and entities for which we are acting as an agent, licensee or publisher for the purposes set forth above. Your personal information may be used by all of our trading names.

We also may share your personal information with non-affiliated third parties that wish to send you information about products and services that may be of interest to you. We will not pass your personal information to such third parties if you indicate that you do not wish us to do so.

We will not otherwise disclose any personal information without your consent except under the following circumstances:

  • In response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims;
  • If we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, safety of person or property, violation of our policies, or as otherwise required by law; and
  • If GVP, this Site, or a related asset or line of business is acquired by, transferred to or merged with another company.

Access and Changes to Your Registration Information and Preferences

Registered users of the Site may access their identified contact information and other registration information and correct any discrepancies or update information upon log in at any time. The accuracy of such information is solely the responsibility of the user. No access is given to other data that may have been collected about users.

If you wish to cease receiving any of this information, use the "opt-out" or “unsubscribe” option or other means provided within the communications you receive or contact GVP at We reserve the right to notify you of changes or updates to the Site whenever necessary.

Third-Party Advertisers

We may contract with third-party advertisers or their agents or service providers that post on the Site banner advertisements, which may link to other websites not under our control, or that use cookies, "web beacons" or clear .gifs, or similar technologies to collect and use user data to measure the effectiveness of their ads or deliver relevant marketing messages and advertisements.  Use of these technologies by these third parties is subject to their own privacy policies, which may differ from GVP’s privacy policy.  We are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials offered from such third parties.

Retention of Personal Information

We retain the personal information we collect from you for as long as the information is relevant to our business purposes or until you request that we remove the data.


The foregoing is the current privacy policy of the Site. GVP reserves the right to change this policy at any time without notice. Any changes to this policy will be posted on the Site.

This Site may contain links to other websites that are beyond GVP’s control.  Other websites to which you link may contain privacy policies that are different from this Site’s privacy policy. This privacy policy will not apply to data collected by or provided to other websites. 

Questions or comments regarding this privacy policy should be directed to the GVP Legal Department by email addressed to

Disputes under this privacy policy will be resolved by the GVP’s Legal Department, who will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly investigate and, if necessary, to correct any problem.