Privacy Policy

Last updated 9/15/2023

Bauman Rare Books values your privacy and does not sell or distribute customer information. In order to use certain features on this site, request a catalogue or place an order, we require information that will remain confidential and secure. Any customer information collected on this site is stored and encrypted in a secure environment.

1. Your Information

1.1. Information we collect - when you sign up for an account to use the website, receive our newsletter or post a comment on our blog, you are voluntarily giving us this information. That information may contain an email address, name, address, phone number, credit card information. We use this information for communications and for the exchange of products you purchase from us. We do not share this information.

1.2 Information We Collect Automatically - When you use our website, we may also collect additional information about your visits which may include IP address, location, website activity, browser ID, Operating System. We use cookies and other tracking technologies sometimes for technological reasons (to ensure a reliable service) and others for User reasons allowing us to provide the best user experience possible. You have the right to accept or reject cookies by adjusting your cookie preferences here ( or modifying your browser (visit your browser's Help menu for options).

1.3 Services - We use a number of third-party services to help ensure the best performance and user experience possible. These include:

Analytics - Google Analytics
Communication - Contact Form, Account Registration, Shopping Cart, Mailchimp
Content Performance - Lucky Orange
Social Media - LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Server Performance - NewRelic
Payments -

1.3.1 Account Registration - registration to the website requires submitting your email address. You may also register by linking your other accounts (Google, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter). This information is stored in a secure environment and will not be shared.

1.3.2 Billing and Credit Card Information - to make a purchase through our website, we collect and store name, address, telephone number and email address. Credit card information is fully encrypted and stored in a secure location

1.3.3 Statistics – The Bauman web server uses analytics that captures general user information including IP addresses, geographic locations, search phrases, devices and other non-personally identifiable information. 

2. How We Use the Information We Collect

We use, store and process information, including personal information, about you to provide and improve our website and services incompliance with legal objligations.

2.1 Improving our website - we process all information given to us in the interest of improving our website and the customer experiecne. You are always given the opportunity of opting-out of receiving any and all communications from us through an unsubscribe link or by replying to the email which is monitored.

3. Security

Bauman Rare Books is committed to keeping your personal and payment information secure. Our website has been verified by Verisign using a Class 3 Extended Validation SSL with a high grade RC4 128 bit encryption which makes it very difficult for unauthorized people to view information travelling between computers. Sensitive customer information and payment details are kept securely in this location.

3.1 Server Information – The Bauman Rare Books website is hosted on a dedicated server located in a secure facility. The physical facility is SOX, SEC, FDA, GLB, JCAHO and HIPAA compliant. Access to facility and equipment is controlled by dual factor authentication (badge and retina scan). In addition, the server is maintained in a fire protected, locked cabinet, under 24x7x365 monitored and video recorded supervision. The server is protected by a stateful firewall protection utilizing a “deny unless specifically allowed” policy implementation

4. Copyright

This site contains copyrighted material and other proprietary information, and the entire site is copyrighted as a collective work by Bauman Rare Books, Inc. Bauman Rare Books owns the copyright to all original material on this site, including but not limited to articles, descriptions of books, and images. Some articles and images have been supplied by authors who have granted Bauman Rare Books permission for their use. Copyrighted materials may not be reproduced, modified, or transmitted without written permission.

5. Consent

You have the right to request information about your accounts, adjust your online profile and information in addition to the ability to request removal of your information. Please reach out to us via the following methods.

Email - [email protected]
Address - 1608 Walnut St Fl. 10 Philadelphia, PA 19103

6. Accessibility

Bauman Rare Books is committed to providing individuals with disabilities access to goods and services available on our website. We are constantly improving the accessibility of to meet online usability and design requirements as recommended by the W3C to a standard of WCAG 2.0 AA compliance. Check our Accessibility page for more information. 

We welcome inquiries and suggestions to help improve our website accessibility to help serve all of our visitors better. Let us know if you are experiencing any specific issues that we can help resolve by contacting us at [email protected] or call (215) 546-6466.