Certain words or phrases are used throughout this document, and it is important that you understand the meaning of them. The following is a non-exhaustive list of definitions of words and phrases found in this document:
“Website” refers to the Owner’s website, ourreadinglife.com;
“Owner” refers to the editor who owns the the Website;
“Service” refers to the services that the Owner provides through the Website;
“User” refers to anyone who uses the Service, including general visitors to the Website;
The Website may collect non-identifying information from you, such as your IP address, referring URL, browser, operating system, cookie information, and Internet Service Provider. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, this information alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
Use of Your Information
The Owner may use your information to:
- Send e-mails about the Website or respond to inquiries.
- Send e-mails and updates about the Website, including email newsletter.
- Perform any other function that the Owner believes in good faith is necessary to protect the security or proper functioning of the Website or Service.
Mailing List and Unsubscribe
When you sign up through a subscription form on the Website, you provide the Owner with your name and email address.
You may unsubscribe from the Owner’s email newsletters or updates at any time through the unsubscribe link at the footer of all e-mail communications.
The Website may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of the Service. The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the Website. The Website may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Website may not work properly or may not work at all.
Third Party Websites
The Owner may post links to third party websites on its Website. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by the Owner, and you release the Owner from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.
Third Party Access to Your Information
The Owner may use third party individuals and organizations for assistance, including contractors, web hosts, and others. Throughout the course of provision of the Service to you, the Owner may delegate the authority to access your information. For example, a web host stores the information that you provide the Owner, and the Owner may hire outside contractors to perform maintenance or assist in securing the Website.
Release of Your Information for Legal Purposes
At times it may become necessary or desirable to the Owner, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that the Owner may disclose your information to a third party where the Owner believes, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. The Owner may also proactively report you, and release your information to third parties where the Owner believes that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as the Owner’s belief that you have engaged in fraudulent activities. You release the Owner from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.
The Owner takes certain measures to enhance the security of the Website and Service, including using SSL certificates and vulnerability scanning. However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. While the Owner makes every effort to protect your personal information shared with the Owner through the Website, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with the Owner through this Website could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that the Owner is not responsible for any intercepted information shared through the Website without the Owner’s knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release the Owner from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
Deletion of Personal Information
You can decline to submit personal information at any time. If you decline, the Owner may not be able to continue to provide the Service to you. You may request deletion of your personal information by sending an email through the contact page, but in some cases, the Owner may be required to keep your information by law. In such a case, it would no longer be active and would be kept separately in an archive.
Updated: October 2023