Privacy Policy

Updated on June 7, 2018

Thank you for visiting Rain and Cupcakes! On this page you will find what personal data we collect from users and site visitors, in addition to why we collect it.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Review Requests

When you submit a review request on Rain and Cupcakes, you consented you read and agree to our Privacy Policy, and that we will have access to collect the data shown in the request form. The entire data shown in the Review Request form will be saved on our server, for the purpose is to help manage and process each review request. Rain and Cupcakes do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Affiliate Links

Rain and Cupcakes are a participant in the Amazon Associates Program. What this means is when you click the affiliate link on our website and make a purchase of the product, a small commission will be generated from these affiliate links. These earnings are used to maintain this blog or support giveaways for our followers. All purchases are anonymous, I do not have access to personal detail.

Analytics

Rain and Cupcakes do not use analytics tool, however, our web host may use analytics tool.

Read more about Namecheap Web Hosting Privacy Policy 

Newsletter

Currently, Rain and Cupcakes do not use newsletter.

Giveaways

When Rain and Cupcakes hosting a giveaway, we use Rafflecopter to collect necessary data in order to pick our winner (your name and email), for the purpose to be able to contact the winner of the giveaway. Once we are able to confirmed the delivery of the prize, your information will be deleted from our system. If we are unable to reach the winner, in this case, the information of the winner will be deleted after 1 month.

When Rain and Cupcake participate in Blog Tours, giveaways may be hosted by the author or publisher (third party). In this case, the information you enter will be shared with the hosting third party (author or publisher).

By entering your name and email address in a giveaway, you have consented to allow Rain and Cupcakes or the third party (author or publisher) to collect your information and to be able to contact you, if you are the winner of the giveaway.

Read more about Rafflecopter Privacy Policy

How we protect your data

Rain and Cupcakes has installed SSL certificate to ensure important data (such as usernames, and passwords) exchanges between its user and website are encrypted.

Rain and Cupcakes are part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by ithemes.com. For privacy policy details, please see the iThemes Privacy Policy.

FTC

I will always share my honest reviews, regardless of the source of the book. All the books I have reviewed are all purchased by myself, unless otherwise indicated. Books that are received through NetGalley, Blog tour, or directly from either the author or publisher will be clearly disclosed.

Copyright

All reviews and posts are copyright of Rain and Cupcakes unless otherwise noted. Please do not claim them as your own.

I do not own most of the images on this site, unless the photos were taken by me. However, all the graphics on this site were created/edited by Rain and Cupcakes, and photos that has not been photographed by me were paid for the use of them via image stock sties. Please do not claim them as your own.

Images featured in book promotions have been given permissions to use on this site for the purpose of Blog Tours. Rain and Cupcakes do not hold any copyright to these images unless otherwise noted.

If there is an image appearing on this site that belongs to you and you do not wish for it to appear on Rain and Cupcakes, please contact us at Lucy.Rainandcupcakes@gmail.com and we will remove it ASAP.

Privacy Policy Changes

Rain and Cupcakes has the discretion to update its Privacy Policy at any time, each time we make any changes, an updated date will be at the top of this page. We encourage our visors to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of this site after any change in this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Your Acceptance of These terms

If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of this site after any change in this page will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Question?

If you have any questions in regard to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Lucy.Rainandcupcakes@gmail.com