Disclosures and Privacy Policy

FTC Disclosure

All reviewed books on the Happily Ever After Book Nerd blog are from my own personal purchases, checked-out from public libraries, or freely given by publishers or authors in exchange for an honest review.

I receive Advanced Reader Copies (ARC) and promotional materials from the following groups:

A Novel Take PR
InkSlinger PR

I do not make any money from this blog, my reviews, or any links.

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Book cover images are pulled from author or publisher websites. Photos/images are from Pixabay or Pexels and are available in the public domain or through the creative commons. All graphics are created by me using Canva.

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Links to Other Websites

I do not use my own affiliate links on this blog. Purchase links are compiled using the site Books2Read which combines retailer links onto a single page. Books2Read may use their own affiliate links.

Happily Ever After Book Nerd is not responsible for any content or practices found on outgoing links.

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Privacy Policy

Who I Am and What This Policy Covers
Hi! I’m Alex (the HEA Book Nerd) and I’m the site admin for this blog as well as the only contributor. This Privacy Policy covers my blog, Happily Ever After Book Nerd, which is run through WordPress.com. Please note that what I personally collect and store and what is collected and stored by WordPress.com will vary. The below Policy will focus primarily on what is stored or accessible by myself, but you can find further information on WordPress’s policy by reading their Privacy Notice for Visitors.

Information I Collect and How It’s Used
To the best of my ability, I will only collect information when there is a reason to do so. The following subjects will address when information is collected and what type of information is collected and stored. Again, please refer to the WordPress.com policy for more detailed information. I will not share your information with anyone else nor will I use your information in any other way then the intended purpose.

Any comment you make on this blog requires either an email address, a WordPress account or the use of a third party social media platform that you log into. Comments are stored along with the users’ name, email address, and IP address at the time of the comment. This information is only visible to myself and WordPress. To keep my blog safe from spam, comments are scanned by Akismet which will access some of this information.

Following the Blog/Newsletter
Following this blog through a WordPress account gives me access to your name, email address associated with your WordPress account, and your IP address which is only visible to myself and WordPress.

Following this blog through the Newsletter sign up opts you into receiving emails when new content is posted. This process is done through WordPress’s automated system which will store your email address visible only to myself and WordPress. You can edit your email frequency or unsubscribe at any time and your information will be deleted.

If Happily Ever After Book Nerd is hosting it’s own giveaway, then names, email addresses or other relevant information will be collected using Google Forms. Information will only be visible to myself and all information will be deleted one (1) month after the Giveaway closes. Further information provided by the winner to attain their prize will be gathered through email and will be deleted one (1) month after the Giveaway prize is sent.

Giveaways hosted by other sites, publishers, authors, etc. that are endorsed through this blog are subject to their own privacy policy. I do not store or access any information from these giveaways and Happily Ever After Book Nerd is not responsible for the handling or storing of your information.

Analytics and Visitor Interactions
This blog collects analytics information through WordPress.com and the Jetpack plugin based on how a visitor uses the blog. This automatic collection is intended to provide me with information on how my blog is functioning and being used by visitors. This may include information on the number of likes, comments, page visits, link clicks, and approximate location of visitors based on IP address.

How to Reach Me
If you have questions about this policy or your rights on this blog, please feel free to use my Contact Me page.


Privacy Policy created May 2018 / Updated April 2019