Privacy and Giveaway Policy

Privacy Policy

  1. ChooseYA is directed and aimed at users aged 13 or over. ChooseYA therefore does not knowingly collect any user data o those under the age of 13.
  2. ChooseYA uses cookies to save any preferences and enhance your browsing experience for future visits. Cookies are also used to compile aggregate information about ChooseYA’s site traffic and interaction, e.g. analytic performance such as number of visitors, countries visitors are visiting the site from, time spent on the site, etc.  You can choose to turn off cookies in your internet browser, however this can affect some websites’ performance.
  3. Non-personal information may be used for marketing the blog or other uses, e.g. number of average visitors, etc.
  4. Please see Giveaway Policy for the policies around information given in order to enter a giveaway.
  5. ChooseYA may share information with necessary, trusted third parties, e.g. analytic tracking, email notifications, email newsletters, etc in order to conduct the site operations.
  6. ChooseYA reserves the right to update or amend this policy at any time.
  7. By using ChooseYA, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not continue to use ChooseYA. Continued use of ChooseYA following changes to this policy is deemed acceptance of aforementioned changes.
  8. ChooseYA uses BlogLovin, Twitter, Tumblr, Goodreads, Facebook and Instagram widgets on the site and if you choose to click on these widgets and third parties they may collect usage data about yourself, e.g cookies and user data. ChooseYA is created via WordPress.org and uses Jetpack and CommentLuv for commenting, etc.  Please familiarise yourself with these companies’ individual Privacy Policies for how they may handle your data.
  9. From a plug-in/SEO perspective ChooseYA uses Yoast SEO and Google Analytics. Please familiarise yourself with these companies’ individual Privacy Policies for how they may handle your data

Policy Reviewed: 21 May 2018

Giveaway Policy

While some competitions and giveaways may have additional criteria, which will be stated with the relevant giveaway, these is my general policy for giveaways, including points on privacy.

1.  All entrants must be sixteen or over and if under 18 must have permission from their parents/guardians

2. Winners will be contacted by email and have 72 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen.

3. ChooseYA reserves the right to remove any entries if evidence the entrant has cheated or disregarded the rules comes to light or for similar reasons.

4. ChooseYA cannot be held responsible for any items lost or damaged in transit.

5. ChooseYA reserves the right to cancel or end giveaways early.

6. Giveaway winners may need to send ChooseYA personal information, e.g. name and postal address in order to receive prizes. In most instances, giveaway prizes have been provided by the publisher/author and ChooseYA will need to forward your details to them. ChooseYA will inform you when you win if that is the case and you can decide whether you wish to proceed with the prize.

6. ChooseYA has the discretion to update or amend this policy at any time. Users should frequently check these pages to stay informed of any changes.

7. By entering a giveaway you are signifying acceptance of the site giveaway policy.

Policy Reviewed: 21 May 2018