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At Paper Source and Barnes & Noble we value all of our customers and understand that you care about the privacy and security of your personal information. Our Privacy Policy applies to Paper Source's and Barnes & Noble's collection, storage, use and disclosure of personal information that may be collected by us when you interact with us, such as when you visit our stores or websites, or use our devices or applications, participate in our Member Program, or deal with customer service. This includes all of Barnes & Noble's subsidiaries and brands including: B. Dalton Bookseller, Bookstar, Boxer Books, Em and Friends, Knock Knock, NOOK, Paper Source, Sparknotes, Union Square & Co., and Who’s There. Protecting the privacy and security of your personal information is a priority at Paper Source and Barnes & Noble, and we do our best to ensure that your personal information is always handled in a safe and responsible manner. For any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or any of our privacy practices, you may contact us at any time at


What we Collect

1. User Information

  • name
  • e-mail address
  • billing address
  • shipping address
  • phone number
  • credit card or bank account information
  • date of birth

2. Digital Information
  • Purchase History
  • Browser Type
  • Browsing History
  • Device information
  • Geolocation
  • Social Media identifiers used for login to B&N products

3. Other Sources
  • Publicly available information
  • Information you provide in surveys
  • Information you provide in connection with our membership and affinity programs
  • Information you consent to be provided to us from third parties

For more information, please refer to our PRIVACY POLICY.


With Whom do we share data

  • Barnes & Noble affiliates
  • Business partners
  • Third party service providers and vendors
  • Certain digital content providers
  • Credit Card companies
  • Third party membership programs
  • Co-Branded Offerings
  • Legal and regulatory authorities as required

For more information, please refer to our PRIVACY POLICY.


How we use data

  • To provide products and content
  • Account registration
  • Payment processing
  • Customer service and technical support
  • Marketing, including targeted advertising
  • Customized content
  • Administer sweepstakes, contests, or promotions
  • Business communications
  • Analytics and for statistical purposes
  • Maintain quality of services
  • Security, Compliance, and Legal reasons

For more information, please refer to our PRIVACY POLICY.

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