Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

References to “Retailer” below shall mean Sower Bible Bookstore
References to “Service Provider” below shall mean The Parable Group, Inc.
References to “Website” below shall mean
References to “Retailer Contact Information” shall mean:

Discount Bible Book & Music Store
26756 Dequindre
Warren, MI 48091
  1. Application

This Privacy Policy applies to all visitors, users, and others (“consumers” or “you”) who interact with Retailer or Service Provider (“we” or “us”); businesses and operations managed or operated by Retailer or Service Provider; and websites owned, operated and managed by Retailer and Service Provider, including each website that links to this Privacy Policy.

Protecting the privacy and security of your personal information is a priority, and Discountbiblebookbelieve that a single, comprehensive privacy policy that is straightforward and clear is in the best interests of our consumers. Discountbiblebookadopt this notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this notice.

  1. Personal Information DiscountbiblebookCollect

The Website collects information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer, household or device (“personal information“).

Personal information does not include:

    • Publicly available information from government records.
    • Deidentified or aggregated consumer information.
    • Information excluded from the CCPA’s scope, like:
      • health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data;
      • personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
  1. Collection of Personal Information

Discountbiblebookcollect personal information in the following circumstances:

    • Directly from you. For example, when you set up an online account on our Website, when you use the “pick up in store” feature on the Website, when you purchase an item on the Website, when you save or post any information on our Website, or respond to a survey that Discountbiblebookmight ask you to complete for research purposes.
    • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
    • Signing up for promotional communications. For example, if you sign up to receive promotional communications or notifications from us such as newsletters, coupons, and promotion codes, Discountbiblebookmay ask you to provide personal information so that Discountbiblebookcan provide these to you.
    • Entering a sweepstakes or contest. For example, if you enter a sweepstakes or contest Discountbiblebookoffer, Discountbiblebookmay ask you to provide personal information so that Discountbiblebookcan consider your entry and, if you win, so that you may redeem your prize.
    • Contacting Customer Service. For example, when you contact customer service, Discountbiblebookmay ask you to provide, or confirm, personal information so that Discountbiblebookcan better serve you.

California Civil Code 1798.115(c), 1798.130(a)(5)(c), 1798.130(c), and 1798.140 indicate that organizations should disclose whether certain categories of information are “sold” or transferred for an organization’s “business purpose” as those terms are defined under California law. You can find a list of the categories of information that Discountbiblebookshare by reviewing the Categories of Collected Information. Please note that because this list is comprehensive it may refer to types of information that Discountbiblebookshare about people other than yourself. If you would like more information concerning the categories of personal information (if any) Discountbiblebookshare with third parties or affiliates for those parties to use for direct marketing please submit a written request to us using the information in the “Contact Information” section below.

  1. Use of Personal Information

Discountbiblebookmay use or disclose the personal information Discountbiblebookcollect for one or more of the following business purposes:

    • To fulfill or meet the reason you provided the information. For example, if you share your name and contact information to ask a question about our products or services, Discountbiblebookwill use that personal information to respond to your inquiry.
    • To provide, support, personalize, and develop our Website, products, and services.
    • To create, maintain, customize, and secure your account with us.
    • To provide you with support and to respond to your inquiries, including to investigate and address your concerns and monitor and improve our responses.
    • To personalize your Website experience and to deliver content and product and service offerings relevant to your interests, including targeted offers and ads through our Website, third-party sites, and via email or text message (with your consent, where required by law).
    • To help maintain the safety, security, and integrity of our Website, products and services, databases and other technology assets, and business.
    • For testing, research, analysis, and product development, including to develop and improve our Website, products, and services.
    • To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations.
    • As described to you when collecting your personal information or as otherwise set forth in the CCPA.

Discountbiblebookwill not collect additional categories of personal information or use the personal information Discountbiblebookcollected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.

  1. Technologies for Automatic Data Collection

The technologies Discountbiblebookuse for automatic data collection may include:

    • Browser Local Storage. Certain features of our Website may use local storage objects to collect and store information about your preferences.
    • Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
    • Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Discountbiblebookalso may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). You learn more and may opt-out by visiting the following links.

  1. Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

Discountbiblebookdo not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

  1. Sharing Personal Information

Discountbiblebookmay disclose your personal information to a third party for a business purpose. When Discountbiblebookdisclose personal information for a business purpose, Discountbiblebookenter a contract that describes the purpose and requires the recipient to both keep that personal information confidential and not use it for any purpose except performing the contract.

Discountbiblebookshare your personal information with the following categories of third parties:

    • Service providers, subcontractors and agents who perform services on our behalf.
    • Partners
    • Other websites operated by Service Provider or Retailer.
    • Internet cookie data recipients, like Google Analytics.
    • Certain digital content providers
    • With your consent
  1. Your Rights and Choices

The CCPA provides consumers (California residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.

  1. Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights

You have the right to request that Discountbiblebookdisclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once Discountbiblebookreceive and confirm your verifiable consumer request (see Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights), Discountbiblebookwill disclose to you:

    • The categories of personal information Discountbiblebookcollected about you.
    • The categories of sources for the personal information Discountbiblebookcollected about you.
    • Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling that personal information.
    • The categories of third parties with whom Discountbiblebookshare that personal information.
    • The specific pieces of personal information Discountbiblebookcollected about you (also called a data portability request).
    • If Discountbiblebooksold or disclosed your personal information for a business purpose, two separate lists disclosing:
      • sales, identifying the personal information categories that each category of recipient purchased; and
      • disclosures for a business purpose, identifying the personal information categories that each category of recipient obtained.
  1. Deletion Request Rights

You have the right to request that Discountbiblebookdelete any of your personal information that Discountbiblebookcollected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once Discountbiblebookreceive and confirm your verifiable consumer request (see Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights), Discountbiblebookwill delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.

Discountbiblebookmay deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service provider(s) to:

    • Complete the transaction for which Discountbiblebookcollected the personal information, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform our contract with you.
    • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
    • Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
    • Exercise free speech; ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise another right provided for by law.
    • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 et. seq.).
    • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information’s deletion may likely render impossible or seriously impair the research’s achievement, if you previously provided informed consent.
    • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
    • Comply with a legal obligation.
    • Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.
  1. Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights

To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either calling, emailing or mailing us at the Retailer Contact Information above.

Only you, or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child.

You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must:

    • Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom Discountbiblebookcollected personal information or an authorized representative.
    • Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.

Discountbiblebookcannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if Discountbiblebookcannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you.

Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us. However, Discountbiblebookdo consider requests made through your password protected account sufficiently verified when the request relates to personal information associated with that specific account.

Discountbiblebookwill only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor’s identity or authority to make the request.

For instructions on exercising sale opt-out rights, see Personal Information Sales Opt-Out and Opt-In Rights.

  1. Response Timing and Format

Upon receiving a “request to know” or a “request to delete,” Discountbiblebookwill confirm receipt of the request within 10 business days and provide information about how Discountbiblebookwill process the request.

Discountbiblebookendeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If Discountbiblebookrequire more time (up to 90 days), Discountbiblebookwill inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.

If you have an account with us, Discountbiblebookwill deliver our written response to that account. If you do not have an account with us, Discountbiblebookwill deliver our written response by mail or electronically, at your option.

Any disclosures Discountbiblebookprovide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable consumer request’s receipt. The response Discountbiblebookprovide will also explain the reasons Discountbiblebookcannot comply with a request, if applicable. For data portability requests, Discountbiblebookwill select a format to provide your personal information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.

Discountbiblebookdo not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If Discountbiblebookdetermine that the request warrants a fee, Discountbiblebookwill tell you why Discountbiblebookmade that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.

  1. Personal Information Sales Opt-Out and Opt-In Rights

If you are 16 years of age or older, you have the right to direct us to not sell your personal information at any time (the “right to opt-out”). Discountbiblebookdo not sell the personal information of consumers Discountbiblebookactually know are less than 18 years of age. Consumers who opt-in to personal information sales may opt-out of future sales at any time.

To exercise the right to opt-out, you (or your authorized representative) may submit a request to us by submitting a “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” request to the email address in the Retailer Contact Information above. Send a request with your full name, email, phone, mailing address, and subject line “Do Not Sell My Personal Information”.  Please also include the context in which you are requesting this information; for example, reference the website or retail partner that is affiliated with this request.

Once you make an opt-out request, Discountbiblebookwill wait at least twelve (12) months before asking you to reauthorize personal information sales. However, you may change your mind and opt back in to personal information sales at any time by contacting us via the Retailer Contact Information above.

You do not need to create an account with us to exercise your opt-out rights. Discountbiblebookwill only use personal information provided in an opt-out request to review and comply with the request.

  1. Policies for Minors

Discountbiblebookare committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the collection, storage and use of personal information of Minors under the age of 13, including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998.

Please be advised that: (i) our products and services are marketed for and directed towards purchase by adults or with the consent of adults; (ii) individuals under the age of 18 (“Minors”) are not permitted to use the Website without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian; (iii) Discountbiblebookdo not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an online account or to post personal information on the Website; and (v) should Discountbiblebooklearn that someone under the age of 18 has provided any personal information to us, Discountbiblebookwill remove that information as soon as possible.

If you are a parent or guardian who believes that your Minor under the age of 13 has submitted personal information or other information to us without your consent, please contact us via the Retailer Contact Information above. Once Discountbiblebookverify that you are the parent or legal guardian, at your request, Discountbiblebookwill promptly provide to you information regarding what, if any, personal information Discountbiblebookhave collected about your child and how it has been used or shared. Discountbiblebookwill, at your request, remove personal information about your child from its database and instruct our affiliates and third-party partners to do the same.

  1. Non-Discrimination

Discountbiblebookwill not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, Discountbiblebookwill not:

    • Deny you goods or services.
    • Charge you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties.
    • Provide you a different level or quality of goods or services.
    • Suggest that you may receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.

However, Discountbiblebookmay offer you certain financial incentives permitted by the CCPA that can result in different prices, rates, or quality levels. Any CCPA-permitted financial incentive Discountbiblebookoffer will reasonably relate to your personal information’s value and contain written terms that describe the program’s material aspects. Participation in a financial incentive program requires your prior opt in consent, which you may revoke at any time.

  1. Changes to Our Privacy Notice

Discountbiblebookreserve the right to amend this privacy notice at our discretion and at any time. When Discountbiblebookmake changes to this privacy notice, Discountbiblebookwill post the updated notice on the Website and update the notice’s effective date. Your continued use of our Website following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

  1. Terms of Use

Any dispute between you and us regarding the privacy of your personal information is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use (also accessible via the corresponding link on the bottom of the Website), including limitation on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the law of the State of California.

  1. Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about this notice, the ways in which Discountbiblebookcollect and use your information, your choices and rights regarding such use, or wish to exercise your rights under California law, please do not hesitate to contact us at the Retailer Contact Information above.

CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION Discountbiblebookhave collected the following categories of personal information from its consumers within the last twelve (12) months: 




A. Identifiers.

A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.


B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).

A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.

Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.


C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.

Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).


D. Commercial information.

Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.


E. Biometric information.

Genetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise data.


F. Internet or other similar network activity.

Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer’s interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.


G. Geolocation data.

Physical location or movements.


H. Sensory data.

Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.


I. Professional or employment-related information.

Current or past job history or performance evaluations.


J. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).

Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.


K. Inferences drawn from other personal information.

Profile reflecting a person’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.