This is the policies page. Which so far contains my giveaway and privacy policy. I will change these policies from time to time. This policy page is last updated on 24 May 2018. For questions please contact Lola at lola(at)lolasblogtours(dot)com

Giveaway Policy

Many tours include a giveaway Lola’s Blog Tours usually makes the rafflecopters for tours, but is in no way responsible for the giveaway except for picking the winner through rafflecopter and providing the author with the e-mail and name of the winner(s). Prizes are given away by the author or publisher, unless mentioned otherwise, and they are responsible for the giveaway.

  • No purchase or payment required to enter or win.
  • You must be 18 or older to enter the giveaways.
  • Void where prohibited by law.
  • Duration of giveaway and content of the prizes will be mentioned in the post and/ or rafflecopter
  • You can enter the giveaways by using the rafflecopter, unless mentioned otherwise
  • The number of eligible entries determines odds.
  • Giveaways are open international, unless mentioned otherwise.
  • Tour hosts can enter tour wide giveaways. Tour hosts can’t enter individual giveaways hosted on their blog only, they can enter individual giveaways on blogs of other hosts.
  • Lola’s Blog Tours and the author/ publisher are not responsible for any damaged/lost goods.
  • Winner will be randomly chosen through rafflecopter or random.org. Winners will be notified by e-mail.
  • Giveaways are sponsored by the author or publisher unless mentioned otherwise. They are responsible for getting the prize to the winners.
  • Either the author or Lola’s Blog Tours will notify the winner and if Lola’s Blog Tours made the rafflecopter winner names will be displayed on rafflecopter widgets. Once a winner is announced, an email will be send.
  • If we don’t receive a reply within 48 hours, after notifying the winner, a new winner will be picked.
  • No cheating allowed. Cheaters and contest junkies will be disqualified. Entries will be verified, if entries can’t be verified due to winner not entering the correct link or information or their social media profile is private, entry will be disqualified.
  • This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified.
  • The more entries you have, the higher your chance for winning the giveaway. Unless mentioned otherwise.
  • Personal information entered for the giveaway won’t be shared with anyone else, except for the winner’s name and e-mail address which will be sent to the author. Only the host of the giveaway has access to entry information.

Privacy Policy

I am Lola, my website is http://www.lolasblogtours.net

Policy regarding information from tour hosts, giveaway entries and newsletter

  • Information entered for giveaways won’t be shared with anyone else, except for the winner’s name and e-mail address which will be sent to the author. Only the host of the giveaway has access to entry information.
  • If you sign-up for a tour, only Lola’s Blog Tours has access to the information you filled in on the form. Your information will never be shared. Your blog name and blog url will be included in the sign-up post schedule. Your name, e-mail address, address and/or preferred e-format will sometimes be shared with the author or publisher, but only if you sign-up for a review post and the author distributes review copies. This will be clearly mentioned in the sign-up post.
  • If you sign-up as a tour host, your e-mail address and information won’t be shared with anyone. Lola’s Blog Tours is the only one who has access to the full list of tour hosts and their information and will never share this information.
  • Information provided to enter tours, enter giveaway or when signing-up as a tour host will be stored by Lola’s Blog Tours. Your blog name and blog url will be listed on the tour schedule for that tour on my site.
  • Information you fill in on Google drive forms will be stored in google drive. If you sign-up as a tour host that information will also be stored in my mailing list provider Mailerlite. If you sign-up for my author mailing list that information will be stored in mailerlite as well.
  • Tour Host and mailing list data will be retained indefinitely unless you ask me to remove your data
  • You have the right to ask for a copy of your information at any time. You also have the right to unsubscribe from my mailing list or ask me to delete all your information.

Third parties I use to store or collect data

  • All giveaways that are set-up by Lola’s Blog Tours are set up through rafflecopter, you can read their privacy policy here.
  • I use MailerLite to manage my tour host and author newsletter lists and to send emails to those on those lists. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. MailerLite’s privacy policy is available here. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.
  • I use google forms to collect and store date when you sign-up for a tour or as a tour host. You can read Google’s privacy policy here.

Policy regarding general website use

  • I collect some information about how you use this website, mainly for purposes like stats, which will be stored in my website database.
  • When you leave comments on my 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. If you click that you want a reply notification that information will also be stored and you’ll receive an e-mail when i reply to your comment.
    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 your comment is posted, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
  • 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.
  • If you have left comments, signed up as a tour host or signed-up for my author mailing list, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
  • I don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop my services, or protect my rights.

if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me at lola(at)lolasblogtours(dot)com