PRIVACY & DISCLOSURE


Angelaroquet.com (consisting of Angela Roquet and her publishing team at Violent Siren Press, “we”, “us”, “our”) takes your privacy seriously and vows to never, ever sell your information. The information we collect is minimal and intended to either create a better browsing experience on our website, fulfil orders, or to help us improve our personal marketing efforts. Please review the following privacy disclosure and cookie policy for an in-depth summary of our practices. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us directly at [email protected]


Retail Affiliate Disclaimer

Angelaroquet.com is an assoicate in several online retail affiliate programs, including Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Google Play, Books-a-Million, and IndieBound. These programs allow us to earn commissions on qualifying purchases by linking to products on their websites and using temporary tracking cookies. This does not affect your order total, but it does help keep this site running and real cookies in our cookie jar.


Geolocation

Some links on angelaroquet.com are provided by Books2Read.com and direct site users to online stores located in their country of origin for convenience via geolocation.


Other Third-Party Services

In addition to affiliate links and Books2Read's book link services, angelaroquet.com also uses some other third-party services that we would like to make you aware of so that you may review their individual privacy policies if you wish.


We use MailerLite for our newsletter. Upon signup, we request your name and email address in order to send you emails. We occasional use this information on Facebook to create personalized look-a-like audiences for ad targeting, though we never sell your information to third parties or business affiliates for ulterior use.


For giveaways, we primarily use services offered by InstaFreebie and KingSumo. InstaFreebie is integrated with our MailerLite newsletter and only shares your information with MailerLite if you opt to subscribe to our newsletter through InstaFreebie’s website.


We also use Google Forms, PayPal invoicing, ShippingEasy.com, and USPS.com for giveaways and purchases made through our website. Your information is never shared outside of these companies, and is solely used to fulfil orders.



Cookie policy

This cookie policy ("Policy") describes what cookies are and how and they're being used by the angelaroquet.com website ("Website" or "Service") and any of its related products and services (collectively, "Services"). This Policy is a legally binding agreement between you ("User", "you" or "your") and this Website operator ("Operator", "we", "us" or "our"). You should read this Policy so you can understand the types of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used. It also describes the choices available to you regarding accepting or declining the use of cookies. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy above.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data stored in text files that are saved on your computer or other devices when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to remember you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a "session cookie") or for multiple repeat visits (using a "persistent cookie").

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used during the course of your visit to the Website, and they expire when you close the web browser.

Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within our Website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for you while visiting the Website and Services.

Cookies may be set by the Website ("first-party cookies"), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the Website ("third party cookies"). These third parties can recognize you when you visit our website and also when you visit certain other websites.


What type of cookies do we use?

Analytical cookies

These cookies enable us and third party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the Website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the Website.

Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies allow us and third parties serve relevant ads to you more effectively and help us collect aggregated audit data, research, and performance reporting for advertisers. They also enable us to understand and improve the delivery of ads to you and know when certain ads have been shown to you. Your web browser may request advertisements directly from ad network servers, these networks can view, edit, or set their own cookies, just as if you had requested a web page from their website. Although we do not use cookies to create a profile of your browsing behavior on third party websites, we do use aggregate data from third parties to show you relevant, interest-based advertising.

Social media cookies

Third party cookies from social media sites (such as Facebook, Twitter, etc) let us track social network users when they visit or use the Website and Services, or share content, by using a tagging mechanism provided by those social networks. These cookies are also used for event tracking and remarketing purposes. Any data collected with these tags will be used in accordance with our and social networks’ privacy policies. We will not collect or share any personally identifiable information from the user.


Do we use web beacons or tracking pixels?

Our emails may contain a "web beacon" (or "tracking pixel") to tell us whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links or advertisements within the email. We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to users and to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them. The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should read the email in plain text view or with images disabled.


What are your cookie options?

If you don't like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser's settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. To learn more about how to do this or to learn more about cookies, visit internetcookies.org

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features the Website and Services offer.


Changes and amendments

We reserve the right to modify this Policy or its terms relating to the Website and Services at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Policy on the Website. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. Continued use of the Website and Services after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.


Acceptance of this policy

You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By accessing and using the Website and Services you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to access or use the Website and Services.


Contacting us

If you would like to contact us to understand more about this Policy or wish to contact us concerning any matter relating to our use of cookies, you may send an email to angela@angelaroquet.com


This document was last updated on October 12, 2020