Policy page and contact form

Review Policy

I will consider all review requests in the middle grade/children and young adult age groups, except for any horror genre. I will accept both physical and ebook requests, though will only accept a review copy if I am interested in the book, or have read books by the author previously. My favourite genres are historical, fantasy and contemporary.

I will provide an honest review of my opinions about the book, and both positive and negative reviews will be shown on this website.

I also cannot guarantee a time frame of when I will read and review the book, but would attempt to read and review within 2 months of receiving the book, unless you have a specific time frame in mind (which I will let you know if I am able to achieve when you get in touch).

Please make sure to read this policy, and only get into touch if you are happy with it.

I will also consider requests to be part of blog tours/for author interviews as I have enjoyed taking part in these in the past.

If you have any questions, or would like to get in touch about anything, please fill in the boxes below, and I'll get back to you as soon as possible.


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Privacy Policy

Due to recent changes in EU law - the GDPR - on how personal information is stored, I have decided to add some information for you to understand. As I use blogspot, and google as the parent company, to host my blog, their privacy policy also applies to Sophie Reads YA. However, for any subscribers, comments, or messages, I will make it more user friendly.

Email Subscribers
If you sign up for my email list, of course I’ll be saving your email so I can contact you. I use feedburner for my email subscribers, and your details are only shared with relevant, trusted third parties, or with myself. I don't use your email addresses for anything other than email subscriptions, and within every email, you have the option to unsubscribe. Also, you can send a message through the comment form, and I will remove you from the subscriber list.

Review Requests
When you submit a review request on my site, your name, email, and the details of your request are saved on the server. They are stored to help me view, manage, and process your review request. I receive a copy of your message to my blog email address, that is only used in order to process your request, and reply if necessary. Your email/message will be deleted on request.

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. The contact form used by Sophie Reads YA is owned by Google, and you may be asked to log into your Google account in order to reply. If you wish a comment to be deleted, you can request that at any time.

Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of Sophie Reads YA, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Further information about Google’s privacy policy can be found at the hyperlink.

What rights you have
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Please submit requests to via the contact form above.

Your acceptance of these terms
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use Sophie Reads YA.