Privacy Policy

This privacy policy provides an overview of our privacy practices. It applies to all websites, mobile applications, and Biretta Books accounts on social media platforms. Biretta Books operates its website as part of its 501(c)(3) non-profit corporate status. By using the, you consent to the data practices described in this privacy policy.

Collection of your Personal Information

If you choose to contact Biretta Books we may collect personally identifying information, such as:

  • Name
  • Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

If you make a purchase of products from Biretta Books we also collect billing and credit card information. This information is used solely to complete the purchase transaction.

Biretta Books is owned by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius and all personal identity information collected by Biretta Books can be used by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius for promotion and solicitation purposes. The Canons Regular of St. John Cantius do not have access to any financial or credit card information.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the Biretta Books via Google Analytics. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of our website, to maintain the quality of our website, and to provide general statistics regarding use of

You are encouraged to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Biretta Books so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. Biretta Books is not responsible for the privacy statements, or other content, on websites outside


Use of your Personal Information

Biretta Books collects and uses your personal information to operate its websites and deliver the services you have requested. We may also use your personal identifying information to inform you of new products, sales, and news, or surveys.

Biretta Books does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Biretta Books shares data only with trusted partners to send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Biretta Books, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Biretta Books keeps track of the websites and pages our users visit on, in order to determine what offerings and content are the most popular.
Biretta Books will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Biretta Books or its websites; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Biretta Books; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Biretta Books, or the public.


Security of your Personal Information

Biretta Books secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure and uses the following methods for this purpose:

  • The SSL Protocol (denoted by the use of https)
  • LightSpeed Payments (credit card transactions directly on
    or PayPal (credit card transactions)

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, and it is shared with the PCI-compliant processors listed above.


Children Under Thirteen

Biretta Books does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this websites.


Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from the Biretta Books and the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius by contacting us:

  • Website:
  • Email: manager(at)birettabooks(dot)com
  • Phone: (312) 919-0925


Changes to this Statement

Biretta Books will occasionally update this Privacy Policy and encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.


Contact Information

Biretta Books welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy.

Biretta Books
825 North Carpenter Street
Chicago, Illinois 60642
(312) 919-0925

Proceeds from your purchase benefit the
Canons Regular of St. John Cantius.

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