Privacy Policy

All written content (with the exception of book synopses and sponsor-provided content) belongs solely to the author. Bookishly Ruby retains all rights to original content.

At Bookishly Ruby I take the privacy needs of my visitors very seriously. Please continue reading to better understand what personal data may be collected when you visit and how it is used.

Your information may be collected when you do one of the following:

  • Subscribe by e-mail via the link in my sidebar
  • Comment on a blog post
  • Enter a third-party giveaway*

In each case, the information collected generally consists of the name, e-mail address, and website you input into the above forms. This information is never shared with third parties*. My blog does use cookies for the purpose of analyzing content performance, as well as improving the website’s usability for visitors by recording their site preferences based on previous activity. You can turn off cookies at any time through your internet browser’s settings.

*Please see Third-Party Giveaways for more details.

If you opted-in to e-mail updates from this blog and would like to unsubscribe, you may do so at any time by following the instructions at the bottom of every e-mail.

Cookies are used on this website to collect information on your browsing behavior. Cookies are placed on the device you are viewing this site on and remember when the device accesses this website. These cookies do not collect personal information such as name or address but monitor your behavior while browsing. These cookies and the information they collect help improve this site for yourself and future visitors by monitoring traffic of users and success of particular content. Cookies can be disabled by your web browser, although this will vary depending on what you’re using.

I will occasionally use external links on my blog (i.e., to Goodreads, social media websites, or other personal blogs). These websites will all have their own privacy policies in place, which I am not responsible for in any way.

Bookishly Ruby is a free wordpress plan this means the blog uses “JetPack” (wordpress.com)

Only on this blog (excluding external links) we may collect data such as: email addresses, WordPress usernames, and website urls for comments/follow purposes.

The free plan also collects data on the number of views on pages, posts, link clicks, videos, search engine terms and the country your from for personal blog stat purposes via your IP address. This information is viewed by me in the stats section.

Cookies are also used for this site to remember you and your set preference; they’re only set when you the user interacts with JetPack: comments (name, email, url), Mobile theme (if you choose to use this version or not) and subscriptions (if you choose to comment, and if you choose to follow me via WordPress or email.) Cookies can be restricted of it’s uses in your browser settings. None of the information collected will be sold to third-parties. You can read more about it on their cookies usage here or more in depth about their privacy notice here

THIRD-PARTY GIVEAWAYS

I will occasionally feature a third-party giveaway as part of a book tour. These giveaways may require you to provide personal information to the sponsor in order for them to deliver prizes. As noted on the original post, by entering these giveaways you consent to providing this information to the third-party sponsor. Bookishly Ruby does not share or save any of the information collected.

Bookishly Ruby is not responsible for the shipping, damage, or loss of prizes mailed by a third-party sponsor.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA)
This site is not directed to children under 13 years of age, nor does this site knowingly collect data from them. Parental consent must be provided before children under 13 may participate in Bookishly Ruby activities such as giveaways.

Consent & Policy Updates
In using this site, you are agreeing to these terms. This privacy policy may be updated without notice, with the new version posted here with the revision date; you are encouraged to periodically check this page for changes.

By continuing to use Bookishly Ruby, you hereby consent to my privacy policies and agree to the terms mentioned above.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about these policies!

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