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Privacy Policy

This website is provided by Goodheart-Willcox Publisher. By using this website, you consent to the use of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Collection and Use of Personal Data
Your privacy is important to Goodheart-Willcox Publisher. We at times collect, retain, and utilize Personal Data about you to operate our business, including collecting feedback from you, notifying you about new titles and opportunities to access content of interest to you. The term “Personal Data” means personally identifiable information that Goodheart-Willcox Publisher obtains about you, including your name, email address, and feedback you provide. We do not collect Personal Data about you through the website unless you voluntarily provide it.  If you voluntarily provide your email address or other contact information, we may use it to inform you of new titles or other updates to our products.

Log Files
Some information is gathered on the website automatically and stored in log files and other data formats. This information, which does not identify you, includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.  This information may be used to track user habits and improve the functionality of the website.  Cookies are used to track this information anonymously. Cookies are small data files that a website can place on a user’s computer to allow the website to store and retrieve data about that particular user so that the website can perform a variety of tasks and functions. The information stored in these cookies is not linked to any of your Personal Data.

Disclosure of Information
Except as indicated within this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, rent, or otherwise share or transfer your Personal Data with third parties. We may transfer Personal Data to third-party vendors who act for us for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. All Goodheart-Willcox Publisher vendors operate under federal and state laws regarding consumer privacy.

Personal Data may be disclosed where permitted or required by law, to comply with legal process, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or the website, to protect our business or reputation, to take precautions against legal liability, to protect and defend our rights or property, for required institutional risk control, or for resolving disputes, inquiries or complaints with respect to your use of the website.

Changes in Goodheart-Willcox Publisher Privacy Statements
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher may at any time revise the privacy policy by updating this posting.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms of Use
Welcome to the GW Online Textbook website provided by Goodheart-Willcox Publisher. Goodheart-Willcox Publisher provides access to this website subject to the following Terms of Use. By accessing, viewing, using, or downloading materials from this website, you agree to be bound to these terms and conditions and understand our privacy policy. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, do not use this website.

All content provided on this site is owned or licensed to Goodheart-Willcox Publisher and protected by United States and international copyright laws. All rights are reserved to Goodheart-Willcox Publisher. You may download, view, and print content from the website only for educational, noncommercial use. Any other copying, distribution, retransmission, or modification of information or materials on this website, whether in electronic or other form, without express prior written permission from Goodheart-Willcox Publisher is strictly prohibited. This site and any portion hereof may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, downloaded, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Goodheart-Willcox Publisher.

You are prohibited from using any of the marks or logos appearing throughout the site without permission from the trademark owner, except as permitted by applicable law.

By accessing our website, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Goodheart-Willcox from any and all claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising from your use of our website or your violation of any term of these Terms of Use.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
The site is provided by Goodheart-Willcox Publisher on as “as is” and “as available” basis. Goodheart-Willcox Publisher shall not be liable to any user or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, or omission. Goodheart-Willcox Publisher makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site, or the information, content, or materials included on this site. Goodheart-Willcox Publisher will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site.

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server(s) that make it available or any advertised or hyperlinked site are free of viruses or other harmful components or that our website, server(s), or advertised or hyperlinked sites will be accessible at all times. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of our website or any information contained therein with respect to correctness, accuracy, reliability, graphics, links, or otherwise. You assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction to any equipment you use to access this website. To the extent that applicable law may notallow the exclusion of implied warranties, the above exclusions may not apply to you.  Goodheart-Willcox Publisher shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site.

Links to Third-Party Websites
Links on the site to third-party websites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Goodheart-Willcox Publisher of the third-party website or the information contained therein. Goodheart-Willcox Publisher is not responsible or liable for any such website or its content.

User Conduct
You agree to use the site only for lawful purposes. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the site, render the site inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to the site or content. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the content or attempt to access any content that is not intended for you. You agree not to use this site in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties.

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to revoke any and all privileges associated with accessing and/or using our website, and to take any other action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to terminating or suspending your use of the website, for no reason or any reason whatsoever, including improper use of this website or failure to comply with these Terms of Use.

We may assign, nominate, or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms of Use at any time.

You acknowledge and agree that any questions, feedback, comments, suggestions, ideas, or other information provided by you to Goodheart-Willcox Publisher shall become the sole property of us, with no obligation of confidentiality. Goodheart-Willcox Publisher shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise without any acknowledgement of or compensation to you.

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions. Goodheart-Willcox Publisher may terminate, change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the site, including the availability of any features of the site, at any time.