Macmillan Publishers, a distinctive group of publishing companies, has a rich history in the book industry. Our companies publish a broad range of quality works—including award-winning fiction and nonfiction, and inspired and much-loved children’s books. A forward-looking company, we’re dedicated to making our books available in whatever format our readers prefer, and we foster reader discussion through innovative community websites. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors, our employees, and to the environment.
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade publishing company, owned by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, with imprints in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, and around the world.
Scholar Coin is a decentralized network based on blockchain technology and designed to supplement traditional educational funding by creating a decentralized education organization with peer-to-peer funding capabilities. Scholar Coin compliments the existing education system by providing a new channel whereby educational resources can flow into the hands of students. By facilitating safe and secure peer to peer donations, and peer to peer exchanges, Scholar Coin frees students from the traditional funding mechanisms and empowers them to take control of their educational futures through the cultivation and development of a secure online reputation.
SpoonRead is a founding member of the Scholar Coin Education Network. For more information, please visit www.ScholarCoin.net
SpoonRead has successfully completed its Type 1 Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Compliance audit. Based on reporting principles developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Type 1 SOC 2 Compliance provides a framework for organizations to document, obtain independent validation of and publish their information security policies and procedures.
In order to pass the Type 1 SOC 2 audit, SpoonRead upgraded its infrastructure and data control policies to ensure that they adhere to AICPA’s SOC 2 guidelines for security, system availability, processing integrity, as well as data confidentiality and privacy. The audit required a written description of SpoonRead’s security procedures, including protocols for storing, encrypting, sharing and protecting sensitive data. SpoonRead also needed to commit to a regular security check on its infrastructure, have recovery plans in place in the event of a server crash, and verify that all systems are protected from unauthorized access.