Unless we have your express permission, the Authors Guild does not share your contact information with anyone, other than reputable contractors doing work for the Guild (such as the mailing house that handles our Bulletin). Such contractors are never allowed to retain or use your contact information except for the purpose of the work we’ve assigned them.
Types of personal information we keep in our databases
We keep in our databases your name, contact information, billing information, and publishing history, including your current publisher and literary agent. We also keep a record of any pseudonyms we’re aware of.
How we use your information
We use your personal information to provide and improve our services, for billing, for identification of authentication of members (for member programs and services), to contact members and for internal research.
We don’t share your information with third parties without permission
When asked, we inform people of your agent’s name and contact information. We do not share your other personal information with anyone, other than reputable contractors doing work on our behalf, unless you’ve expressly permitted us to do so. An example of a reputable contractor is the mailing house that handles our Bulletin. Such contractors are never allows to retain or use your contact information except for the purpose of the work we’ve assigned them.
The Authors Guild may periodically update this policy, but we have no plans to do so. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat your information by sending a notice to the primary e-mail address specified in your membership record or by placing a prominent notice on our site.