Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information by Sonny Software, 2703 Daniel Road, Chevy Chase, MD, USA (“we” or “us”), in connection with Bookends for Mac and Bookends for iOS software respectively, as well as our online user forum.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Privacy and Subscription Details

Bookends for Mac

We use your personal Information only for providing and improving the product. By using the product, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection and Use

When you purchase Bookends we are provided with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, postal address and email address ("Personal Information"). Sonny Software never receives nor stores personal financial information such as credit card number or issuer.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described here.

Bookends for iOS

We receive your information primarily through Bookends for iOS software. When using Bookends for iOS you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country that you reside in or create information from, your information may be used by us in the United Kingdom, the United States of America or any other country where we operate.

Information Collection and Use

Bookends for iOS is purchased from the Apple's App Store and will require the use of an Apple ID. The purchase details (name, address, credit card information, etc.) are the property of Apple Inc. and are not shared with Sonny Software. That is, Sonny Software never receives or stores your personal information. If you use cloud sync your reference metadata (authors, titles, notes, etc.) and, optionally, file attachments will be stored on you iOS device(s) and Apple's iCloud Drive. No data are stored on Sonny Software servers.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described here.

Subscription Policy

An unregistered version of Bookends for iOS is limited in the following ways: searches return a maximum of 20 references, only 50 references can be stored in your local database, PDFs that you annotate on the iOS device are watermarked, and there will be ads. To have permanent full access without these restrictions and no ads you must purchase the app ("in-app purchase"). In addition, if you want to use Cloud Sync you can purchase a subscription that is for one year and can be auto-renewable. The subscription can be managed in iOS → Settings → iTunes & App Store → Subscriptions. The subscription might renew if it wasn't canceled more than 24 hours before the renewal date.

User Forum

Sonny Software maintains a forum for user feedback and discussion. If you register for the forum, the user name and email address you supply will be stored on the server. This information is for internal use only and is never shared. No other personal information is stored.