Disclaimers & Policies

This is the page where we have to give you all the legal mumbo jumbo and let you know that we adhere to federally regulated policies.   AKA grab a cup of joe, ’cause it’s boring.

FTC Disclaimer | Legal | Privacy


FTC Disclaimer


Most of the books featured here at BookShelfery are purchased by the bloggers of this site, although in some cases, books are provided by the publisher, author or publicist/agent in exchange of an honest review, which is always stated at the beginning of the review post.  The owner of BookShelfery receives no monetary compensation for reviews, giveaways, book tours, or opinions. The views expressed on BookShelfery are solely the reviewers’ and do not reflect those of various publishers, authors, publicists, agents or commenters. BookShelfery is an affiliate of Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Audible, & the Book Depository and we receives a small compensation when affiliate links are clicked and products purchased through these accounts that help fund giveaways and this site. If you have a question regarding the content you see here, please send an email to bookshelfery@bookshelfery.com.

Legal Policy

Any books sent to us are for the explicit purpose of reviewing/promoting are considered gifts and should not be considered as income for any purposes.  They will not be returned unless expressly stated by the gifter.  Print books and ARCs may be given away as prizes on this site unless expressly stated otherwise by the publisher.  Books are sent in exchange of an honest review, however we are not legally required to leave a review on BookShelfery, Goodreads or any other review area.  Basically this means that sending a book does not guarantee a review.

We are not responsible for the opinions or content used and expressed in any guest posts.  If you find copyright infringement, please notify BookShelfery via email so it may be taken down.  BookShelfery does not sell or store your information and is in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule. BookShelfery does not knowingly collect, nor does its owner, any information from anyone, but especially those under the age of 13.

We value your privacy as if it were our own.  No information given to us for contests and giveaways will be shared or used for any other reason than the purpose of that specific promotion or giveaway.  We are not, however, responsible for information left by readers in the comments section, so please be careful and post with discretion.

For questions, comments or concerns, please send an email.


We collect but do not link personal and activity data.

We use technologies like cookies (small files stored by your browser), web beacons, or unique device identifiers to anonymously identify your computer or device so we can deliver a better experience. Our systems also log information like your browser, operating system and IP address.

We also may collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us, such as your name, address, phone number or email address, for the express purpose of giveaways.

Our systems are not designed to associate personal information with your activities (such as pages you view or things you click on or search for).

We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13 and we are compliant with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule. If you believe we have inadvertently collected such information, please contact us so we can promptly obtain parental consent or remove the information.

We do not store or share your precise location.

We do not use or collect your precise geographic location.

We don’t share your personal information without your permission.

We generally do not share personally identifiable information (such as name, address, email or phone) with other companies for marketing purposes.   We may share your information with third parties, such as publishers, public relations firms, authors and publicists, but only with your express permission.

No ad companies collect data through our service. We do not allow advertising companies to collect data through our service for ad targeting.

You can review more privacy-related information. This privacy policy was last updated on December 28, 2012. Our privacy policy may change from time to time. If we make any material changes to our policies, we will place a prominent notice on our website or application. If the change materially affects registered users, we will send a notice to you by email, push notification or text. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policies, please contact us:  bookshelfery@bookshelfery.com.

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Jennifer is both a book nerd and professional photographer. That means she lives in the fantasy world all the time, whether of her making, or someone else's. She collects books like the Duggar family collects kids, and began waiting for her Hogwarts letter at the tender age of 33.

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