General: All personally identifiable information collected by RBB from the Site is used only by RBB. Aggregate reports of information may be shared with third parties such as advertisers, but no personally identifiable information is included in such reports. Entities other than RBB may collect personally identifiable information based on your use of the Site (see below), but none of that information is collected, processed, or controlled by RBB.
Comments: If you post a comment to an entry on the Site, you will be asked to enter a name, website URL (optional), and email address. Once you post a comment, that name, website URL (if any), and email address, as well as the IP address, will be collected and stored on the Site, and the name and website URL (if any) will be visible to other visitors to the Site. RBB will not use this information other than for purposes of comments on that particular post, unless that post contains a contest or giveaway. In the case of a contest or giveaway, RBB may use the personally identifiable information contained in the comment to identify and contact the winner of the giveaway. Information submitted in a comment will remain stored on the Site unless the particular post is deleted. By posting a comment, you consent to have your personally identifiable information collected and used as described in this paragraph.
Contests and Giveaways: If you are the winner of a contest or giveaway, RBB may contact you at the email address submitted in your comment, and may request shipping address information. By providing that information, you are consenting to its collection, and to have the applicable contest or giveaway item mailed to you at such address, which may involve sharing that information with the applicable postal or shipping service. RBB may store such information in an email archive, but will not otherwise use or distribute such information.
Ordering links: Please note that if you purchase a book or other item through a link on the Site, your purchase will be handled by the vendor you select (e.g., Amazon, Kobo, Nook, Apple, Google Play) and they may collect, process, and control their own separate information about you that is NOT shared with RBB. RBB does not collect, process or control any such information.
Social Media: If you use a third-party connection, for example, through Facebook or Twitter by “following,” “liking,” RBB pages, that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service, but note that RBB itself does not collect, process or control any of this information. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Rafflecopter etc. before using them to link to other places.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but please note that you may at any point in time change your browser settings to stop receiving new cookies or request to be asked each time whether you wish a cookie to be installed onto your hard drive. If you reject cookies, you may still access the Site, but some features may not work properly on your device.
The first time you visit the Site on a particular browser, you will see a notification that states,
Analytics information: RBB may collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, like Google Analytics, to help measure traffic and usage trends for the Site, newsletters, and social media connections. These tools may collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assist in improving your user experience. This analytics data is collected and used in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any particular individual user.
Log file information: The Site is routinely monitored/scanned for virus checks, malware identification, etc., in order to keep it a secure site. As such, log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile device each time you access the site, and the server automatically records certain log file information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
Instances where it may be required to share your information: Your information will only be disclosed where required to do so by law or subpoena or if there is reasonable belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to protect the security, quality or integrity of the Site or RBB; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Site’s users, or others.