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Dover Publications Privacy Policy

Last updated 4/23/12

Customers have trusted Dover Publications Inc. ("Dover Publications") to protect their privacy for over fifty years. Whether you've been buying books from us since 1948 or are new to the Dover family, rest assured we plan to earn your trust every day. It's also the reason we've created this Privacy Policy for We want you to understand what information we collect and what we will—and won't do with it. By visiting you agree to accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

What Information Does Dover Publications Collect About Customers?

We gather information so that we can improve and personalize your shopping experience with Dover Publications. Information that we collect falls in to four primary categories.


What's a cookie? A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier, which we transfer to your computer via your Web browser and store on your computer's hard drive (don't worry about disk space, our cookies are tiny files). The cookie file allows us to recognize your computer when you visit our website so that we show you things that you saved in your Shopping Cart on your last visit and present products or offers on our website that we think you'll like.

On most web browsers you will find a "help" section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie, and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they will enable you to take advantage of some of our websites best features.

Does Dover Publications Share the Information It Receives?

We are not in the business of selling information about our customers. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with our customers and we treat it with great care and respect. There are, however, certain limited circumstances in which we may share customer data with certain third parties, as set forth below.

How Secure Is Information About Me?

Access to Information About You.

If you desire to review your own personal information, to correct existing information, or to remove your information, please contact Dover Publications via email at If you request removal of your personal information, you acknowledge that residual information may continue to reside in Dover Publications' records and archives, but Dover Publications will not use that information for commercial purposes. Dover Publications reserves the right to maintain your personal information if Dover Publications has suspended, limited, or terminated your access to our website for violating the Dover Publications Terms of Use.

What Choices Do I Have?

As outlined in this Privacy Policy, you can always choose not to provide information, however, doing so may prevent you from placing an order or accessing other valuable features at our website.

Links to Third Party Sites

You may be able to access third party websites through links available on this Site. You understand and agree that your use of such third party sites will be governed by the privacy policies of those sites and not by this Privacy Policy. Dover Publications shall not be responsible for the actions of the operators of such third party websites.


Any submissions that you make to any public areas of our website such as bulletin boards or product reviews ("Public Areas") will be public and will not be subject to this Privacy Policy. Dover Publications does not control, and is not responsible for, the actions of other users of the web site with respect to any information you post in Public Areas. Any personally identifiable information that you post in a Public Area can be read and used by other visitors to the Site. In addition, information that you submit to Public Areas may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited messages and for other purposes. Finally, product reviews are powered by a third party and are subject to a Usage Agreement and the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy of

Children Dover Publications sells terrific products for children, but does not sell products for purchase by children. We sell children's products that may be purchased by adults and the use of our Site is limited to adults 18 years of age and over. Dover Publications does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet use and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide information on this website without their permission.

Terms of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to visit or any web sites owned or controlled by Dover Publications, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use Agreement, including limitations on damages and application of the law of the State of New York. If you have a concern about privacy at our websites, please send an email with a detailed description of your concern to and we will try to resolve it. Our business and website change constantly. The Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy may change also. Our use of information that we receive and store is subject to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use in effect at the time of our use of such information. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on this website.

This site is hosted by Yahoo! Store. Yahoo! hosts the store pages, ordering system, and order data. Yahoo! automatically collects order information but may only use this information in the aggregate. If you accessed this store through Yahoo! Shopping, Yahoo! also automatically collects information about your shopping experience. Please see the Yahoo! Privacy Policy for more information about how Yahoo! uses this information. - See more at:

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