Who we are

Our website address is: http://tbrinsider.com. This privacy policy applies to information collect by this website and for us to provide our services.

TBR Insider is an online service that shares and promotes upcoming book releases from authors and publishers.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We only collect information about you that you voluntarily supply for us to conduct the services we provide. This may be provided via sign-up forms, emails or other direct contact from you.

The only information that is collected relates directly to allow us to provide the service for sharing upcoming and new book releases. This includes entering your details for invoicing and billing purposes.

This information may include you name, email address, website, and information required to complete your listing.

Unless you specifically ask not to be contacted, I may contact you via email to tell you about our service, about upcoming releases, new content or changes to this privacy policy.

This website uses pixels to record information about how you use this site, and may be used for retargeting campaigns at a later date.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We will only collect information that you provide to us voluntarily.

The only information that is collected relates directly to allow us to provide the service for sharing upcoming and new book releases. This includes entering your details for purchase of a listing.

Unless you specifically ask not to be contacted, I may contact you via email to tell you about our service, about upcoming releases, new content or changes to this privacy policy.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

I use Google Analytics on this site. This helps improve the user experience of this site.

This information is de-identified and is no way linked with personally identifiable information on this site.

Our analytics tracks, but is not limited to, your use of this website, if you are a repeat visitor and compile reports on website activities.

For information on how you can opt out of sharing your information with our Analytics provider, simply visit here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Who we share your data with

We do not sell or rent your information – EVER!

We only share information about you in a very LIMITED circumstances as outlined below:

  • Third Party Vendors – only when it is required so that we can provide our services to you (e.g. but not limited to email service providers, invoicing and payment companies and analytics). We ensure that our vendors have privacy policies that meet current standards
  • As Required By Law – we may disclose information about you in response to legal request.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Our contact information

To request access, an update or change, or to delete your date, please contact us via the contact page. Please ensure that you put ATTENTION: PRIVACY OFFICER in the email subject line.

Additional information

How we protect your data

All information submitted via this site is protected securely both online and offline.

We do not collect or store any sensitive information such as credit card data. These transactions are handled by PayPal and I do not come into contact with this information.

Privacy Policy last updated on 25 May 2018.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy or if you have any questions, you should contact me immediately via the contact page.

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