If you choose to sign up for C.E. Black's newsletter or enter sponsored contests, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information we collect is used for providing information and updating subscribers/contestants only. The information you provide when you join my mailing list will never be sold or shared with anyone.
To deliver newsletters and C.E. Black-related messages, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and email address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.
When you click on buy links to Amazon, iBooks, Nook, and Kobo, you may be clicking on an affiliate link. Those links use a tracking cookie that pays the author a few cents on any book purchase. These are not permanent tracking cookies and usually expire within 24-48 hours.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Our website uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
If you’re logged onto Facebook when you visit certain pages on my site, a tracking pixel generated by Facebook may remember you as a visitor to ceblack.org and you may see ads for my books on Facebook from time to time. I do not personally track users after they visit my site or provide data to third-party users. However, Google analytics and my website server may collect data about your visit, your computer’s IP address, browser type, operating system, geographic location, referral source, pages visited, and other “analytics” data. I may review this data from time to time to understand how my website is used so that I can improve it for users.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
You may provide PII in order to post comments and as part of comments on the blog. You should be aware that anything you post and any PII you disclose in blog comments will be available for others to see, via the internet, around the world. Please do not disclose to me the PII of any other person without that person’s consent. I will take reasonable technical precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your PII. I will not provide your email address or any other PII to any other person, other than (i) to WIX or other providers which assist me in sending newsletters and emails, or (ii) if required to be disclosed by law or in connection with any actual or threatened legal proceeding.
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect the personal, identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to take necessary actions.
I reserve the right to remove any comments from the blog if I find them offensive, defamatory, obscene, abusive, vulgar, or in any way inappropriate.
Use Of Information From My Website
You may copy and quote from my website and blog without limitation, so long as you provide attribution to me and a link back to my site.