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Personal information

This website (www.dougkariauthor.com) does not solicit or store any of your personal or sensitive information. This is to protect you from unauthorized use of your information. We also do not accept any electronic payments.


Doug Kari Author is committed to complying with all applicable laws related to emails, and we do not support the use of excessive, unsolicited emails (aka spam). We may use emails to let you know about matters such as cases, articles, books, and merchandise, and certain items may be
offered for sale. Doug Kari Author does not sell our email list to anyone for any reason including the purpose of soliciting business from you. You can stop receiving emails from Doug Kari Author by clicking the unsubscribe link and/or managing your communication preferences in the footer of an email.


Doug Kari Author (www.dougkariauthor.com) may use technology called “cookies” to enable and enhance your experience in using our website, and to provide you with tailored information. A cookie is data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Some Doug Kari Author webpages may use cookies so that we can better serve you when you return to our site. Cookies do not store any personal information such as your email address, street address, or phone number. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. Please note that the use of cookies or other tracking technologies by any third-party service provider is not covered by this Cookie Policy because Doug Kari Author does not have access to or control over third-party cookies.

Data We Collect

Doug Kari Author may collect personal information you provide us for the purposes of communicating with you about matters such as cases, articles, books, and merchandise, and certain items may be offered for sale.

Privacy Statement for California 

This PRIVACY NOTICE FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS supplements the information contained in the Privacy Policy of Doug Kari Author and applies solely to visitors, users, and others who reside in the State of California. We adopt this notice to comply with the California
Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) and other California privacy laws. Any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this notice.

Information We Collect 

Doug Kari Author (www.dougkariauthor.com) may collect 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 or device (“personal information”). We HAVE collected the following categories of personal information from consumers within the last twelve (12) months: Identifiers, Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)), and Commercial information. We HAVE NOT collected the following categories of personal information: Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law, Biometric information, Internet or other similar network activity (although we use cookies, nothing identifiable is compiled or aggregated from such use), Geolocation data, Sensory data, Professional or employment-related information, Nonpublic education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)), or Inferences drawn from other personal information. We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources: (a) directly from our business partners or their agents (for example, online books sellers); and (b) directly and indirectly from activity on our website (for example, from submissions through our website portal or website usage details collected automatically).

Use of Personal Information

Doug Kari Author may use or disclose the personal information we collect for the purpose of fulfilling the reason for which it was provided. We will not collect additional categories of personal information or use the personal information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without updating this notice.

Sharing Personal Information

Doug Kari Author may disclose your personal information to a third party for the purpose of fulfilling the reason for which such information was provided. In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have not sold any personal information, nor do we intend to sell any personal information.

Your Rights and Choices

The CCPA provides consumers (California residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will disclose to you the categories of personal information we collected about you and how it was used. You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers and business partners to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies. To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us via the “Contact” link on our website (www.dougkariauthor.com). 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.