Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy is important to Smilin Sue Publishing, LLC (hereafter the Author).  This Privacy Policy explains how the Author collects, uses, and discloses the information that you, the user, may provide while using the Author’s Website and any links or services provided therein.  The Author takes every reasonable step to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of any information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  By using this Website, you agree that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and consent to the practices described herein.

Non-Personal Information

By visiting the Author’s Website, certain non-personal information about the you, the user, may be automatically collected, such as the date and time you visit the Website, your IP address, the URL from which you linked to the Author’s Website, the computer operating system you are using, the Website pages read and images viewed, and any other data that becomes available as a result of your visit to this Website.  Further, cookies may be stored on your computer to recognize future visits that you make to the Website.

Cookies are small bits of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are when you return. Cookies remember information about your activities on the site and enable the operator of the site to make your visits more enjoyable or customize your experience.  The Author may use cookies in a variety of ways, such as to collect information to help learn things like what kinds of users the Website attracts and what kinds of information users like to see.  The Author will not use cookies to collect and store individually-identifiable information about you.  As a user, you can program your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse cookies completely.

Personal Information

In addition, when you visit the Author’s Website, you may voluntarily provide information such as your name, address, social media accounts, and e-mail address.  The Author will take all steps deemed necessary and appropriate to protect your rights in such personal information and it will not be used in a manner that is prohibited by law or used to facilitate the violation of any law, including invasion of privacy of third parties or impersonation of other persons or entities.

Posting, Collecting, and Disclosing Personal Information

While the Author maintains ownership of the information collected on her Website, users choose to post comments or other material on the Website at their own discretion.  However, if the Author deems any such information or material to be harmful or derogatory in any way, or a third party submits a complaint about any particular user or their information, or if the user is in violation of the Website’s Terms and Conditions, then the Author may remove the offending information or material, or make a reasonable effort to contact the user to resolve the situation.  The Author does not knowingly solicit information from or market to children.

If use of an electronic product, feature or service offered by the Author on this Website requires a user to provide a name and password or other personally identifiable information, the user will have the option to opt in or out of providing such information and using the product, feature or service.

The Author will seek to ensure that any identifiable personal information she collects during the use of the Website will be relevant and not excessive for purposes of operating this Website or any of the services operated therein, and that it will be kept accurate and up-to-date based on information provided.  The Author will not disclose any user’s personal information to any third party except as expressly provided herein or unless she has received the user’s specific consent.  If personal information is disclosed under the terms of this Privacy Policy, the Author will require the recipient of that disclosure to agree to use your personal information only for the purposes for which it is provided to them, and to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

The Author may disclose personally identifiable user information to third parties under the following circumstances: as required by law; in response to requests by law enforcement or judicial agencies; to enforce this Website’s Terms and Conditions; or to protect the rights, property or safety of the Website, users or others.  Further, personal information and any other communications or information supplied to this Website may be used by the Author for internal business and research purposes, and to help enhance and develop her Website(s).  In the event that all, or substantially all, of the business or assets of, or relating to, this Website are sold or otherwise assigned to another entity, personally identifiable information that has been obtained through the Website may be transferred to such entity.

Third Party Websites

Links may be provided from this Website to other (third-party) websites.  In using such links, you should be aware that each third party website is subject to its own privacy and data protection policies and is not covered by this Privacy Policy.  In addition, third-party companies may be permitted to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit this Website. These companies may place and read cookies in the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk or use web beacons or other technologies to collect information in the course of ads being served on this website.  These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (such as click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.  To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can follow the instructions for opting out provided in the third party ad servers’ privacy and data protection policies. The use of these technologies by these third party ad servers is subject to their own privacy and data protection policies and is not covered by this Privacy Policy.   The Author is not responsible for the privacy policies of, and usage of, personal information collected by others including, without limitation, those of any partner or affiliate.

Other Possible Disclosure

Additionally, you should be aware that identifiable personal information, such as your name or e-mail address, that you voluntarily disclose that is accessible to other users on this Website (such as in comments to this Website’s Blog) could be collected and disclosed by others.  The Author is not responsible or liable for such collection and disclosure of information about you. Further, the Author may share information you voluntarily provide in response to an advertisement with the third party serving the advertisement.

Policy Revisions

The Author may review and update this Privacy Policy at any time.  If so, a current effective date will be provided.

The Author encourages users to periodically view this and all other legal statements on this Website to protect your rights.


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact the Author at the mailing or email address set forth herein. The mailing address is: Smilin Sue Publishing, LLC, 10170 W. Tropicana Ave.  Suite #156, Las Vegas, NV 89147-8465. The email address is:

Current Effective Date:  June 2013