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When filling out a form on this site, you may be asked to provide your contact information. This personal information will only be used by Jo-Ann Carson to contact you as per your request and it will not be transferred, sold, or provided to any other party unless required by law. You have the right to not provide your contact information, but by declining you may not be able to submit the contact form or use the services or features offered on this site. This information is stored in our database on our server indefinitely (or until manually deleted).
If an e-commerce section is added to this site in the future, personal information will be requested so that your goods may be delivered. Such information may include name, address, phone number, email address, and more. This information would remain on file for at least seven years for tax purposes.
If you subscribe to Jo-Ann Carson’s reader groups, your name and email address will be saved on Mailerlite’s secure servers. We will only email you or send you news about Jo-Ann Carson’s latest publications and/or to offer free, discounted, or newly released books from other authors you may enjoy. We do not share our newsletter subscriber list with other authors or marketing firms. Email information collected when you subscribed to Jo-Ann Carson’s newsletter/reader group will remain on Mailerlite’s server indefinitely so that your subscription preferences (including the date when you subscribed and unsubscribed, etc.) can be recorded.
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If you leave a book review or any other comment for other readers to see on this site or any other web page about Jo-Ann Carson’s book(s), your comments may be used and posted by Jo-Ann Carson without restriction and free of charge on our website and/or as deemed appropriate by Jo-Ann Carson in other marketing efforts. You can request to have these comments or reviews deleted at any time by contacting Jo-Ann Carson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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By using and viewing this site, you acknowledge that Jo-Ann Carson specifically disclaims any contractual, tort, strict, or any other type of liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or any other type of damage associated with this site, including but not limited to, any virus that may infect your computer. All efforts are made to ensure such consequences don’t occur but you are held solely responsible for any damage related to downloading material obtained from this site or from sites linked to this site.
Jo-Ann Carson will not be held liable for the unavailability or failure of site functions except to the extent required by applicable laws. This site will contain links to other sites and other sites may link to this site. These links are added for pure convenience, and Jo-Ann Carson is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the content from these others sites. Accessing these sites is done at your own risk.
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Last updated: Aug 28, 2019