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Privacy Policy

For the purposes of this privacy policy, any references to Marla Bradeen also apply to Paige Sleuth, and the www.marlabradeen.com website includes Paige Sleuth's www.marlabradeen.com/ps website. The www.marlabradeen.com website, Marla Bradeen's and Paige Sleuth's readers' groups, and Marla Bradeen's blog are intended for users age 13 or older. If you are not at least 13 years of age, please do not continue using this site.

Readers' Group

Marla Bradeen and the www.marlabradeen.com website value your privacy. Marla Bradeen only collects names and email addresses of visitors who volunteer such information in order to join her and/or Paige Sleuth's readers' group, or to download any offers associated with her and/or Paige Sleuth's readers' group signup process. MailChimp is used to collect and manage member-provided names and email addresses. Although information stored with MailChimp is believed to be safe and secure, users providing their information are doing so at their own risk.

Information provided by visitors for the purposes of joining Marla Bradeen's and/or Paige Sleuth's readers' group is never sold or shared by Marla Bradeen or the www.marlabradeen.com website. Anyone who signs up for Marla Bradeen's and/or Paige Sleuth's readers' group is welcome to opt out at any time. An opt-out or unsubscribe link is provided on all readers' group correspondence, or members can email marlabradeen@gmail.com and ask to be removed.

Blog

The www.marlabradeen.com website contains a plug-in to Marla Bradeen's blog. Information submitted by blog visitors in order to comment on, share, or +1 posts may be visible to Marla Bradeen and others. However, no concerted effort by Marla Bradeen or the www.marlabradeen.com website is made to collect or use such information.

Affiliate Links

Marla Bradeen is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, the Apple iTunes (iBooks) Affiliate Program, and the Smashwords Affiliate Marketing Program, which means a tracking cookie may be used when you click on any link within the www.marlabradeen.com website. Furthermore, Marla Bradeen may earn a referral commission when you buy something through one of the www.marlabradeen.com website links. If you would prefer to bypass these affiliate links, please access your desired retailer website directly instead of using the links found on this website.

Giveaways

From time to time, Marla Bradeen may host giveaways on the www.marlabradeen.com website, Marla Bradeen's blog, social media, or elsewhere. Any information provided for the purpose of entry may be used by Marla Bradeen as stated in the giveaway terms, in order to validate entry qualifications, to announce the name(s) of the winner(s), or to distribute prize(s) won. This may include sharing your information with a third party (such as the post office or a book retail site) as necessary to purchase and/or distribute any prize(s) won. Marla Bradeen otherwise does not share or sell any information provided. Unless otherwise stated, all giveaways hosted by Marla Bradeen are governed by the following rules:

1) Open worldwide, but with the following restrictions:
  a) Print book prizes are limited to countries where the Book Depository ships. Certain print book giveaways may be further restricted to the United States only, in which case this will be stated on the giveaway page.
  b) Ebook prizes for books authored by someone other than Marla Bradeen or Paige Sleuth may be limited to those who can accept ebook gifts on www.amazon.com, www.barnesandnoble.com, and/or www.smashwords.com. In the event where the ebook is available on www.smashwords.com, ebook winners must be willing to create a free www.smashwords.com account if they wish to collect their prize.
  c) Audiobook prizes may be limited to those who can accept audiobook gifts on www.audible.com or www.audible.co.uk.
  d) If no restriction details are stated for a specific giveaway, winners who cannot collect the advertised prize due to one or more of the restrictions described above will receive an alternate prize of Marla Bradeen's choosing.
2) Limited to entrants 18 years of age or older, or those of the legal age of majority as set by their state, jurisdiction, or country of residence.
3) Limited to entrants who are legally able to participate as per the rules and regulations established by their state, jurisdiction, or country of residence.
4) Winner(s) will be notified by email and must provide any information requested within 48 hours or any and all prizes won will be forfeited. Marla Bradeen is not responsible for undelivered or mis-filtered emails.
5) Although Marla Bradeen does her best to deliver the prize(s) as advertised, in the event that that is not possible, the winner(s) will receive an alternate prize of Marla Bradeen's choosing.
6) Marla Bradeen is not responsible for prizes lost or damaged during shipping.
7) Administered and sponsored solely by Marla Bradeen. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law.
8) Questions or requests for clarification can be directed to marlabradeen@gmail.com.

Google and Other Sites

This website is hosted by Google Sites and contains a plug-in to Marla Bradeen's blog, hosted by Blogger, links to Marla Bradeen's readers' group signup form, hosted by MailChimp, links to book and ebook retailers, and links to various social media platforms. Google Sites, Blogger, MailChimp, and other third-party organizations may use cookies or other methods to read and collect information related to site visitors. Marla Bradeen and the www.marlabradeen.com site do not have any control over the collection or use of this information.