Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the About That Story website. This policy explains about the information collected when you visit this Site or when you subscribe to our electronic newsletter. We take your privacy seriously and we will never sell your email addresses.

Who We Are
About That Story is a book blog dedicated to sharing personal reviews and promotional posts about our favorite books. Our website address is:

Personal Identification Information
We may collect Personal Identification Information from Users when they opt to subscribe to our electronic newsletter or when they choose to comment on this Site. In those instances, Users may be asked for their first name and email address. Users may, however, visit our website anonymously. We will collect Personal Identification Information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us, i.e. if they positively opt-in to subscribe to our newsletter via a double opt-in mechanism (an email is sent to subscribers to confirm subscription). All Personal Identification Information collected about our Users is never shared with any third parties.

Non-Personal Identification Information
We may collect Non-Personal Identification Information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-Personal Identification Information may include the browser name, IP address, technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site (e.g. desktop or mobile), the pages of the website they visit, the time and date of the visit, and time spent on the Site. About That Story does not use cookies to display advertising on our Site. All advertising content is managed internally and no third party ads are served on this Site.

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. A third party application called Discus is used for comments. Check the Discus Privacy Policy for more information.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

For more information, please check the Cookie Policy.

Embedded Content From Other Websites
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.

Who We Share Your Data With
We do not share personal information with third-parties nor do we store information we collect about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at any time by modifying your Internet browser’s settings.

If a User decides to subscribe to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include book reviews and spotlights, news, updates, recommendations, etc. We use Feedburner as a third party service provider to help us send newsletters to our subscribers. Subscribers my opt-out at any time by using the unsubscribe link provided on the newsletter email.

Affiliate Links
About That Story is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to and All Amazon purchase links on this site carry affiliate tags.

Your Acceptance of these Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
About That Story has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.

Contacting About That Story
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact us at aboutthatstory [at]

Privacy Policy updated on May 29, 2018.