LAST UPDATED ON 29 OCTOBER 2020
Who we are
My name is Malia and I run this book review blog, Romance Schmomance.
Any personal information is used only for improving user experience for this site. By using this site, you agree to the use of information in which it is collected in accordance with this policy.
Our website address is: https://www.romnceschmomnce.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on Romance Schmomance, we collect the data shown in the comments form (name and email), and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. You have the opportunity to opt-in to save your name, email address and website through the form.
Your personal data is collected for identity purposes only and will not be shared with anyone.
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. You have the option to opt-out of cookies. However, you may not able to use some parts of our site.
If you enter a giveaway on Romance Schmomance, you acknowledge that I will have access to the entrant’s name and email address. Winners will be notified via email address.
Your personal data is collected for identification purposes only and will not be shared with anyone.
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.
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.
Where we send your data
Any personal information collected will not be sold, traded or rented to anyone. Some demographic information unlinked to personal information about visitors may be shared with trusted affiliates.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service (Akismet).
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
Third party websites
You may find content on Romance Schmomance that links to sites such as Goodreads and book retailer sites such as Amazon, Google Play, iBook, Kobo, Book Depository. We do not control the content or links that will appear on the sites stated about nor are we responsible for their practices. The sites stated above have their own policies for privacy. Any interactions and browsing on anyt other site including sites that link back to Romance Schmomance is subject to their terms and policies.
What rights you have over your data
If you 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.
Acceptance of our terms
Malia can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.