Privacy Policy

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

When visitors choose to interact in ways that require the website to gather personally-identifying information, the amount and type of information gathered depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, visitors who leave comments must provide a username and email address. Likewise, those who wish to access free content and join the reader list must provide an email address. This information is never shared and is collected only as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the knowledge that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

If you are a registered user at and have supplied your email address, you’ll receive an occasional email to tell you about upcoming novels, ask for your feedback, or pass along other book deals. This type of information is also communicated via blog and social media to keep the email to a minimum.

Website Visitors

Like most standard websites, collects non-personally identifying information to better understand how visitors use the website. This may include: Internet Protocol addresses (IP addresses), browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and the number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement in the aggregate, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc., are not linked to personally identifiable information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. If you’d prefer not to have cookies placed on your computer, you should set your browser to refuse cookies before accessing the website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies. Please check your browser’s help section for instructions on how to do this.

Links contains links to other websites. Please be aware that Barbara Pietron is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. You are encouraged, when you leave this website, to read the privacy policy (or privacy statement) of each and every website you visit, as this particular privacy policy applies solely to

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, the Privacy Policy may change from time to time and at Barbara Pietron’s sole discretion. You’re encouraged to frequently check this page for any changes to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Webmaster Contact Information

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the privacy policy, please feel free to contact me at



Use License

Permission is granted to download one copy of the materials on for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

        modify or copy the materials;

        use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial) without the consent of Barbara Pietron;

        remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

        transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.


This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Barbara Pietron at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.


In no event shall Barbara Pietron be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on even if Barbara Pietron or an authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Barbara Pietron does not warrant that any of the materials on the website are accurate, complete or current. Barbara Pietron may make changes to the materials contained on the website at any time without notice. However, Barbara Pietron, does not make any commitment to update the materials.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Michigan and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.


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