About, Recognition & Fine Print

Best I've Read is an annual blog event that celebrates the best books we've read throughout the year. We are currently in our third year and are looking forward to many more. 

Stay tuned for details regarding our selections for 2012.

**Please note that no blog, publisher or author involved in BIR2012 is responsible for lost or damaged prizes. All steps will be taken to ensure that prizes arrive in perfect condition but some things are out of our control. Thank you for understanding.**
Privacy Policy for Best I've Read
If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by emailing BIR (stacey (at) pageturnersblog (dot) com).
At http://bestiveread.blogspot.com/ we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by http://bestiveread.blogspot.com/ and how we use it.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, http://bestiveread.blogspot.com/ makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site - usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services's analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
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→ Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site's visitors based upon their visit to http://www.pageturnersblog.com and other sites on the Internet. 
→ Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Our Advertising Partners
Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include ....... 

  • Google
  • Linkshare
  • Other sources

While each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their site, an updated and hyperlinked resource is maintained here: Privacy Policies.

You may consult this listing to find the privacy policy for each of the advertising partners of http://www.pageturnersblog.com.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on http://www.pageturnersblog.com and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site's third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.
http://www.pageturnersblog.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Google Docs
We use google doc forms to conduct giveaways.  The form and subsequent information will be deleted within 6 months of the end of the giveaway. 

Third Party Privacy Policies
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. http://bestiveread.blogspot.com/'s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. You may find a comprehensive listing of these privacy policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children's Information
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. http://www.pageturnersblog.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that http://www.pageturnersblog.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012. 
Privacy Policy Online Approved Site

Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.

Contest Rules
  1. Contests are open to US residents only - unless otherwise stated.
    - If you live outside of the US and choose to enter one of our contests and you win, you're responsible for postage. Prizes will not be shipped until the postage cost is paid.
  2. Winners will be chosen using random.org unless otherwise noted in the contest rules.
  3. Stacey and Amber (Pixie) have the final say on all contests.
  4. We hold the right to substitute prizes as needed.
  5. You MUST leave us a way to contact you- email in post - filled out profile or you can even email it to us. THIS IS ONLY VALID IF WE DON'T USE AN ENTRY FORM!
  6. You must be 13 yrs or older to enter any of our contests-(sorry guys it's the law, just have your mom/dad/older relative enter for you).
  7. Each contest will have it's own entry rules. Please see the contest post for how to enter and what the prizes are.
  8. One entry per person per household.
  9. Should the prizes come from authors or publishers, you give us the right to share your personal information to a third party.
  10. If the prize goes unclaimed by the original winner, it will be given away at a later date in our unclaimed prize pack.  Unless coming from publisher - then we will repick a winner. 
  11. BIR, authors and publishers are not responsible for lost or damaged prizes.   

Please allow up to 6 weeks for your prize to arrive. Some items come from publishers and may take a few weeks for delivery.