What Information Does This Site Collect?

When you visit the Site, it will automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, it will collect information about the individual web pages you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. This automatically collected information is hereinafter referred to as “Device Information.”

Device Information is collected using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit

– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Personal Information hereinafter refers to both Device Information and other information you willingly provide, such as when using the Site’s Contact Form, subscribing to the Newsletter, or you create a Saved Account at this Site using either the Site’s registration page or by signing in using a Social Media account.

You will be asked to consent to the submittal of any additional Personal Information beyond the Device Information collected automatically. You may always decline to submit this information either by simply not entering it and/or by not consenting to its submittal. However, not submitting this information may limit your ability to make use of certain features of this Site including, but not limited to, Contests & Giveaways, posting comments in the Forum, using the Contact Form, accessing certain areas of the Site, etc.

Neither C.J. Rune nor this Site will be held responsible for any incorrect or lack of Device or Personal Information provided, whether intentional or otherwise.

Giveaways and Contests:

If you enter a Contest or Giveaway, you may be asked to provide certain Personal Information for the purposes of registering and contacting you, and this information will be stored on the Site and/or with third party service providers.

C.J. Rune reserves the right to post on the Site winners of the Contests and Giveaways, using the names, nicknames, or usernames provided, and also reserves the right to alter those names, nicknames, or usernames to ensure the security of your personal information and/or to make them appropriate for public viewing. Any personally identifiable information will never be posted without your consent.

If you win a physical prize, you may be asked to provide additional information via email, such as your legal name and physical address, for the sole purpose of delivering your prize.

Other Non-personal Information

Other non-personal information may be collected through technology, which includes tracking information collected by this Site, as well as third parties.

Cookies, Log Files, and Web Beacons

This Site may use cookies to enhance visitors’ experiences. Typically, cookies may be placed on visitors’ hard drives for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Visitors may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to send an alert when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

This Site also uses Google Analytics, a third-party service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics employs cookies stored on your computer to facilitate an analysis of your use of the Site and possibly to track your Social Media shares. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place, and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there. In using Google Analytics, this Site abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it. Google uses this information to analyze your use of this Site, to compile reports on internet activity, and to provide other services relating to this Site. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Google Analytics also uses electronic images known as web beacons and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how this Site is used. Google automatically collects and stores certain other information in their server logs along with cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, in accordance with their data privacy policy at Google Analytics also offers a deactivation add-on for most current browsers
that provides you with more control over what data Google can collect on the websites you access. This can be add-on found at:

Additionally, other cookies, log files, or web beacons may be used by other third-parties when you sign in, “like”, repost, share, or comment on this Site using other third-party Social Media service providers.

You can prevent or manage the cookies from being installed on your browser, or control the information log files and web beacons collected from your device, by adjusting the settings on your browser software. You should be aware, however, that doing so may limit your use of the full functions of this Site.

Social Media

This Site may provide you with the ability to register, sign in, “like”, repost, share, comment, or otherwise interact with third party Social Media services, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Goodreads, and other Social Media services. These features may enable integration and/or access to your Social Media accounts. C.J. Rune does not control these Social Media services, or your profiles on them, and does not establish privacy settings or rules for how your personal information will be used with these other Social Media services.

Should you choose to log on to or submit information through any of these Social Media services, your personal information will be subject to the applicable Social Media service’s terms and conditions. By accessing any Social Media service, you will be assuming the risk that the personal information you provide to them may be viewed and/or used by third parties for any purpose. You agree that C.J. Rune or this Site are not responsible for any acts or omissions by these Social Media service providers.

In addition, should you choose to log in to this Site using your credentials from a Social Media service, you are asking that service to send this Site certain information from that service’s account, and you authorize this Site to collect, store, and use such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This information may include, but not be  limited to, your first name, last name, email address, link to your Social Media profile, unique identifier, link to social profile avatar, etc. This data is used to create your user profile at our website. You can revoke this consent at any time using the instructions provided elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.

How Is the Information Used?

Device Information collected is used to screen for potential risk and fraud, and more generally to improve and optimize this Site and the services and information it provides.

Personal Information provided for the Email Mailing List(s) is used solely for sending email updates related to services offer by this Site or for other communications from C.J. Rune. Affiliate codes may be used both on this Site and in some of the emails sent for informational tracking purposes. Information on email links clicked will help this Site choose links that interest readers for future emails. You may view or modify which Newsletter(s) you are subscribed to, or unsubscribe from any or all of them, using the instructions provided elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information provided by creating a Saved Account on this Site, either directly or using a Social Media log in, is used for the tracking of posts, likes, replies, or other comments in the Forum section of this Site; for maintaining record of your information for your convenience; for tracking of entries in Contests and Giveaways; or for the providing other services. You may view, modify, or delete this Saved Account information using the instructions provided elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.

Sharing of Personal Information

Information collected by this Site is never sold, rented, or leased to 3rd parties.

However, this information may be shared with third party service providers that perform functions on behalf of either C.J. Rune or this Site for services such as hosting, billing, marketing, analytics, customer service, fraud protection, carrying out your requests, to satisfy this Site’s Terms of Use, to prevent fraud, maintain the security and functionality of this Site, etc. These entities may have access to the information you provide but only as needed to perform their functions and they are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of that personal information. They are obligated not to use, sell, distribute or alter this information in any way other than to provide the requested services to the Site.

This same Information may also be provided to other third-parties where legally required.

Other Third-party links

This Site may, at times, include third-party links on the Site or via the emails sent. These sites have their own policies, and you should read those policies before subscribing or purchasing from them.

Public Areas of Site

Any information you share in the public areas of this Site, such as, but not limited to, posting a comment on the Forum pages, becomes public information and anyone may take and use that information. Please do not post any personally identifiable information in these public areas that you wish to keep private or any information you do not wish to become the property of the public domain.

Security of Information

C.J. Rune takes the security of your data seriously and makes reasonable steps to help protect and secure your personal information. However, please remember that no data storage or data transmission over the Internet, or by
other means, can be guaranteed 100%  secure. Thus, C.J. Rune or this Site cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit via this Site. Therefore, you understand, acknowledge, and agree that you transmit your personal information to this Site at your own risk.

Your Data Protection Rights

Depending on where you reside, you have certain data protection rights. This Site aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information.

Modifying or Deleting Personal Data for a Saved Account:

If you created a Saved Account on this Site, whether directly or via a Social Media account, you may modify or delete the saved Personal Information for that Saved Account at anytime by signing in and visiting the My Account Page.

*Please bear in mind, should you delete a Saved Account, it will be effective immediately and the associated data is NOT recoverable. Any benefits you might have received from that Saved Account will cease and cannot be reinstated.

Modifying or Deleting Newsletter Subscriptions

If you have a Saved Account on this Site, you may also modify, subscribe to, or unsubscribe from any Newsletters this Site offers via the My Account Page

If you do not have a Saved Account on this Site but are subscribed to any of the Newsletter(s), you may request to view the Information this Site has on you, edit the Newsletter(s) you are subscribed to, or unsubscribe from any or all of them using the links provided in any of the marketing emails you receive from this Site.

All Other Data and Related Options

Whether or not you have a Saved Account at this Site, and whether or not you are subscribed to any of its Newsletters, you may request to review, modify, or delete all Personal and Device Information this Site has on you by using this Site’s Contact Page. (be specific with your request). Please note that you may be required to verify your identity before any such requests can be processed.

Use of the Site by Minors

All Newsletter Subscribers and Contest & Giveaway entrants must be 18 or older, or 13 or older with the consent of a parent or guardian.

This Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age and does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If a child has provided this Site with personal information, a parent or guardian
of that child should use the Contact Page to request assistance.

Do-Not-Track (‘DNT’) Signals

Because of the changing state of technology, this Site does not make any guarantees it will honor DNT signals. For more information on Do Not Track Signals, please visit

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Site may update this Privacy Policy at any time. Any such changes will be posted to this Privacy Policy page and you acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically in order to be made aware of any such modifications.

This current Privacy Policy, as amended, is effective November 12, 2020.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By visiting and using, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, you can simply not use this Site. Continued use of this Site constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and any periodic changes to it.

Questions or Need Contact Information?

Should you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or anything related to this Site, or simply would like to contact C.J. Rune directly, you may do so using C.J. Rune’s Contact Page.