Privacy & Legal

This privacy policy has been compiled to explain how your ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) may be used on this website. PII is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. This privacy policy was created on May 19, 2017.

What personal information do we collect from visitors to our website and when?

When you subscribe to the newsletter, or send a message using the contact form. In addition, we use third-party services to compile information about site traffic and interactions.

How do we use this information?

We use the information to either reply to your message, or to send you a newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and you won’t receive any unsolicited communication from us.

How do protect this information?

We regularly scan this website for malware and have software in place to bounce off troublemakers. We also use an SSL connection for all pages on this website.

Does this site use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site sends to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser. They enable the site’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, this site use trusted third party services, who place cookies, to help compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Do I have to accept cookies?

No. If you disable cookies through your website browser, this site will continue to work.

Third Party Disclosure

This site does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information without advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who help operate this website or business, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. This site may also release your information to comply with the law, enforce site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Third parties we use include (but are not limited to) Bluehost, Google Analytics, Mailchimp, and SendPulse.

Third Party Links

This site may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, this site has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. These sites include (but are not limited to) Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Apple, GooglePlay, Powell’s City of Books, Sea to Sky Books, and PayHip.

Affiliate Links

Google Analytics Opt-Out

You can opt out permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)

In accordance with CalOPPA:

  • users can visit this site anonymously
  • this privacy policy is linked on the homepage using the word ‘privacy’
  • any changes to this policy will be advertised on this page, and to change your email address
  • users subscribed to receive newsletters can use the links on the bottom of any newsletter received to unsubscribe

Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

This website is aimed at, and marketed to, adults over the age of consent only.

Fair Information Practices

There is no PII stored on this website. However, should one of our trusted third-party services suffer a data breach, they will notify you as per their privacy policy.

CAN SPAM

This site may collect your email address in order to respond to inquiries and requests. It may also collect your email address, if you provide it, to send the author’s newsletter. To opt out of future emails, follow the instructions at the bottom of each newsletter.

Contacting Us

Please use the contact form. Alternatively, please address all postal communications to: 2002 Winnebago St #3261, Madison WI 53704. If you address it in any other way, we cannot guarantee receipt.