Privacy Policy

This website is known as Danielle’s Writing Spot (danielleswritingspot.com) or Danielle Grandinetti (daniellegrandinetti.com) and will be referred to as “our,” “we,” or “this Site.” We respect your privacy and any information we may advertently or inadvertently gather during your visit. This policy is effective only for this online Site. By continuing to use this Site, you are agreeing to this policy.

Disclaimer

This Site is published for general information. Use of this Site is of your own free will. this Site is not responsible or liable for your use of the information or opinion given. The content is not meant as legal, medical, or professional advice. Nor does it establish any binding relationship.

While we may have received a complimentary copy of an item (i.e, a book), we were expressly not required to write a positive or negative review. The opinions expressed by this Site are our own. We are disclosing this in accordance with FTC guidelines.

This Site links to other sites and services. Any link or its content, agents, or affiliates are by no means reflective of the views or opinions of this Site. By leaving this Site, whether via hyperlink or other method, you will encounter sites with other policies and this Site is not held responsible for their policies, procedures, or infringements.

Terms and Conditions

This Site is hosted on WordPress and uses WordPress ads. To see WordPress policy regarding privacy and cookies, please visit here.

This site contains interactive components, including, but not limited to, comments, contact form, and social media sharing options. All of these are voluntary and the use of them means you are voluntarily sharing the information you provide.

We are not responsible for comments posted. They will be moderated for offensive and illegal content to the best of the our ability. Comments do not reflect the views or opinions of this site, its agents, nor affiliates. If content is considered offensive, please contact our Site to report the abuse. This contact does not guarantee a removal of nor agreement for or against the comment; removal of the offense will be considered. This site, its agents, or affiliates are not liable for the content of comments.

Privacy

As aforementioned, this Site is hosted by WordPress and is subject to their privacy policy and cookies. This Site uses the WordPress ad program as well as Google Analytics, which gathers information as stated in the WordPress privacy policy. You may also visit Google’s privacy policy.

This Site’s privacy policy does not extend to any ads, advertisers, partners, or affiliates. Third-parties are responsible for their own privacy policies.

At this Site, we do not knowingly collect personally identifying information from minors, particularly those under the age of 13. It is expected that all minors visit our site under the oversight and responsibility of their legal guardian. If a minor provided such information, please contact the Site and we will try to remove all the minor’s information.

This Site uses social media widgets, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Mailchimp, and Goodreads. This Site is not responsible for any information gathered by or given to social media providers, particularly those listed here. Use of these outlets in no way reflects our agreement with views or opinions expressed by those companies nor the individuals using those media outlets.

This Site gathers your first and last name and email address, when any or all are provided, and, when given permission, adds them to this Site’s newsletter database. This action will not occur unless given express permission. Any information gathered for the newsletter database will not be sold or shared outside of the platform used to collect and distribute said newsletters. An option to unsubscribe is available at all times and with every newsletter. This site is not responsible for private information being obtained from the database illegally, such as through, but not limited to, hacking. As of the latest privacy policy date, this Site uses MailChimp to store the newsletter database and distribute the newsletter. You can view their privacy policy here. The use of MailChimp in no way reflects our agreement with views or opinions expressed by the company nor the individuals or organizations using this medium.

Affiliates

This Site may partner with other affiliate organizations and receive compensation for the promotion of an item or service. This in no way reflects our agreement with or endorsement of the views or opinions expressed by the affiliate, nor the accuracy of their claims. This Site is not responsibility for any interaction you have with an affiliate, nor their privacy policies.

As aforementioned, this Site is hosted by WordPress and is part of their ad program. To read more about the type of information they may gather, please read under the “Consent and Choices for Advertisements on Our Users’ Sites Through Our Ads Program” header on the WordPress policy page.

We are hosts with JustRead Publicity Tours. While we may host content, contests, and reviews, including receiving a complimentary copy of a book from the author or publisher, in connection with JustRead, we are in no way monetarily compensated for participating nor required to write a positive, or negative, review. All opinions are our own.

We often partner with an author or publisher to promote or review a book. This partnership in no way reflects on our agreement with the views or opinions of the publisher, author, or book. While we may receive a complimentary copy of a book, we are in no way monetarily compensated nor required to write a positive, or negative, review. All opinions are our own.

Any recommendations, opinions, or statements are our own and do not reflect on other authors, publishers, or organizations, nor do our recommendations, opinions, or statements reflect our endorsement of or agreement with any views or opinions expressed by others.

All content on this Site is protected by copyright

This Site uses Fair Use with regard to, including but not limited to, any images such as book covers, and product summaries such as book blurbs. All images are either our own, used through Fair Use, or stock photos. We do not claim copyright to Fair Use images or content nor stock photos.

Links to this Site do not reflect our agreement with views or opinions of the other sites, their agents, or affiliates. We request proper citation and credit when quoting, using, or distributing/sharing (physically or virtually) any portion of this Site. We reserve the right to request removal of any links to this Site.

Giveaways

This Site will often host or participate in giveaway opportunities. No purchase necessary to participate in any of our giveaways. By participating in a giveaway, you agree to the rules and must meet the requirements of a giveaway in order to be eligible, nor will you hold this Site liable for any damage incurred by participating.

Any information given during a giveaway is provided freely and this Site will not be held responsible for the use of personal information provided during a giveaway. Especially when giveaway is not hosted on this Site.

Giveaways are open to those 18 years or older, open to U. S. addresses (unless otherwise stated), and void where prohibited by law. Each giveaway will have its own particular entry conditions, including, but not limited to length of giveaway, eligibility requirements, and odds of winning. All decisions are final.

Participating in or hosting a giveaway in no way reflects endorsement of nor agreement with the views or opinions expressed by the items being given away nor their creators. Any action to follow, like, comment, etc. as part of a giveaway is by your choice and this Site is not responsible for any comments or content on another site or social media account.

Winners will be given forty-eight hours to claim their prize or will subsequently forfeit it. No substitutions or transfers of prize. Notification will be by email. This Site, nor its giveaway partners, are not responsible for failure to receive the email, including, but not limited to, said email going to a spam folder. Nor for failure for prize to arrive at its destination once the prize has been delivered to a mail delivery service (whether physical or electronic).

Policy Changes

Changes may occur to this Site’s privacy policy at any time and without prior warning. This Site will do our best to make notification of any major changes.

In the unlikely event of the ending of this Site, any private information may be shared if legally required. Such information may also be transferred to a new site if such new site is operated by this Site’s owner or beneficiaries. Information will never knowingly be sold.

This Policy was last updated on October 6, 2020.