Privacy Policy

Who we are

Burlesque Publications, LLC operates for the purpose of promoting the art of burlesque and to sell books that support that purpose.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This Privacy Notice details important information regarding the use and disclosure of user information collected on the Website. We provide this Privacy Notice to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or continue using the Website.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We retain the information you supply to us on one of our contact forms to use for shipping and follow-up contact.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

You really have no reason to create an account with us, but if you do create an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Videos from YouTube may be subject to the YouTube privacy policy, which may be seen at . 


We utilize Google Analytics, so their privacy policy will control the data they collect and make available to us. You can view their policy at

Google also uses data when your use their partners’ sites and apps and those policies are located at .

Who we share your data with

We do not intentionally share or sell your data to anyone. Our software providers require a certain amount of sharing, and we comply with their policies.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

The third and each additional request (after the first two have been fulfilled) will be considered excessive and incur a charge of $19.00 each.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We share data with PayPal for payment purposes. You may see their European privacy policy at:

We share shipping data with the USPS and possibly UPS and their worldwide partners. You may see their privacy policies at:

Special Note to International Users

The website is hosted in the United States and is intended for and directed to Users in the United States. If you are a User accessing the Websites from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the website, which is governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Notice, and our Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer. For users specifically in the EU, all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure Personal Data compliance in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (GDPR), but if you have any concerns related to that protection, we advise you to not use this website.

Your contact information

We keep your contact information in order to fulfil your order(s) and follow up, if necessary.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We count on our third party payment providers to safeguard your credit card and other financial information. We use industry standard procedures to protect non-financial personal information like name, address, etc. Our site is encrypted with SSL technology.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If we become aware of a data breach, we will contact you within 3 business days.

What third parties we receive data from

We share data with PayPal for payment purposes and may receive data in return. You may see their European privacy policy at:

We may  share shipping data with the USPS and possibly UPS and their worldwide partners, and receive data in return. You may see their privacy policies at:

We are subject to the privacy policy of WooCommerce and WordPress, whose privacy policy can be found at

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We do not profile or use your data for marketing purposes outside our company. We may automate some information for the purpose of ascertaining shipping rates.