Privacy Policy

Here is my privacy policy. It will tell you how information is stored on my site and how that information is used by me.

Your trust is of utmost importance to me and I am committed to maintaining it, so if you have any questions/queries about my privacy policy, leave me a comment or email me at:

Your Personal Details:
I will never share, trade, distribute, or sell your personal data stored on my WordPress blog with anyone/companies.

Subscribing via email to For The Love of Books Blog:
Your email address will be stored on my email follower list on my statistics dashboard on Wordpess. It will not be passed on or used for anything other than notifying you by email to confirm your subscription and each time I publish a blog post.

If you would like to opt out of these emails, you can do so by clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of any notification email or by changing your email notification settings on the WordPress website.

Leaving comments on For The Love of Books Blog:
When you post a comment on my blog posts, your name and email address is stored on the post publically and on my WordPress account. The information given will not be used for any purpose other than to identify who has left a comment.

I do not and will not store any information collected about your visit to my blog for anything other than analysing my content performance through the use of cookies. A cookie banner will appear on the bottom of your screen on arrival to inform you of this. You can turn these cookies off through your personal internet browser settings.

*Please not that I am not responsible for any republishing of content on other websites and/or media outlets without expressed written permission.*

Do Not Track signals:
I honour Do Not Track and Ad Blocker signals, and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Affiliate links:
At times, I do include affiliate links in my blog posts. When doing so, you will be able to clearly the following on the post to notify you of this:

“*Disclaimer – Any links with an * after them are affiliate links. This does not impact you as a reader of my blog. If you choose to purchase an item using an affiliated link from my site, I may earn a small commission. This does not affect the price you pay for an item or impact your purchase in any way. All of the money earned (if any) will be put back into my blog to allow me to make the best content I possibly can. I hope this is okay. 🙂”

Please note that I am not responsible for any information the affiliate sites have. You will need to make yourself aware of their personal privacy policy.

Third-party links:
Occasionally, I may include or offer third-party products or services on my website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies and I have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. However, I fully value your privacy and feedback and will welcome any feedback about these sites.

I am often sent books/Advanced Reader Copies (ARC’s) from publishers or authors in exchange for an honest review. Occasionally, I am sent products from companies in exchange for an honest review. This will always be clearly stated at the top of each review to inform you of this. These books/products were sent to me for free and in no way am I paid to write the content I create regarding the books/products. I am also not influenced to say anything in particular about the books/products. All views are my own, this is clearly stated in each post.

My blog is currently hosted by WordPress. Given this, I don’t receive any monetary payment or AdSense in any way for my posts. In regards to affiliate links, please refer to the section “Affiliate Links” above.

If I do decide to become self hosted in the future, or if I receive payment for a sponsered post, I will update this Privacy Policy accordingly. I will also make you aware of this in the individual posts.use affiliate links, nor do I feature sponsored posts in exchange for payment. In short, I don’t make any money whatsoever.

In regards to competition/giveaway posts, I will require your name and email address to contact you if you win the giveaway. If you’re successful or not, I will not hold onto your personal details after the competition has ended. If you are successful, I may require your address to ship you your prize. In this instance I will only use your address to send you the item and will not hold onto it or share it with anyone else/companies.

I will clearly state what information you will be giving on each giveaway post.

I will not use the details for anything other than the competition/giveaway, nor will I share your information with anyone/any companies.

Ocassionally, if I work with a company/publishing house on a giveaway/competition, I may be required to pass on your name, address and email address for them to contact you and ship you your prize. I will only do this with your written consent and if you are successful in winning the competition/giveaway.

*Please note, I am not responsible for any details you consent to pass on to companies. You will need to look at their individual Privacy Policies.*

At times, I will use Rafflecopter to run competitions on my blog. You will need to look into their Privacy Policy if you have any concerns  as I am not responsible for any details you consent to pass on to them.

If, at any time, you would like to unsubscribe from my blog, feel free to email me here:

I will then ensure that you do not receive any future communication from me.

*Policy updated on 28/05/2018*


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