Affiliate advertising programs
Please note that some of the links on this site may include affiliate links for Amazon, iBooks, Performance Horizon, or other retailers. Affiliate advertising programs are designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising retailers and is paid by the retailer not the customer. It is also important to know that all associated social media advertisements have tracking programs, often referred to as ‘pixels’ and ‘cookies’ attached to them.
Cristin Harber, Mill Creek Press, Mill Creek Books, and associated websites/social media are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
All programs like Facebook and Twitter allow you to OPT OUT of advertisements. If you do not do that, advertisers can target your interests and re-target to you. Cristin Harber is compliant with Twitter and Facebook’s conditions of service.
By adding your email, name, phone number, or any other information to any segment of this website or any giveaway and contest that Cristin Harber is a part of, you agree to opt-in to our newsletters and/or notifications. All giveaways and contests participated in will be screened so that the participation is of high and trustworthy quality.
Contact information will not be sold nor will it be spammed.
We are compliant with the CAN-SPAM act and other guidelines from the FTC. An unsubscribe option is at the bottom of all emails. Additionally, you may manually request to be removed from our data stores, subscriptions, or to change your information. Please email your request to operations [at] cristinharber.com. Details on removal are the same as the EU’s GDPR.
Pursuant to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (adopted in April 2016, implemented on May 25, 2018), you have the right to be forgotten, right to object, right to rectification. To be removed from our data stores, subscriptions, or to change your information, please email your request to operations [at] cristinharber.com. Upon verification, we will delete individual subscribers and opt out the email from our future emails and notifications. Please allow 6 weeks for your request to be fulfilled. The third-party applications that are utilized by this site (including but not limited to social media sites, MailChimp, search term tracking) have adopted protocols that make them GDPR compliant.
Cookies, Pixels, and Re-Targeting
This website and other websites and social media associated with Mill Creek Press or Cristin Harber may utilize cookies or pixels for the purposes of re-targeting. You may opt out of these at Google Analytics, Facebook, and Twitter.
Contests, Giveaways, and Gifts
In the event that specific rules are not listed, or they are not fully encompassing, this will be used as the policy.
Cristin Harber, Mill Creek Press LLC, and associated companies provide opportunities for participants to win a prize, gift, or item/experience. All contests are void where prohibited by law. Prizes are not transferable in anyway, and winners have seven (7) days to make claim offers.
By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices or video, or their likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.
By participating in any contest or giveaway, where allowed by law, participants agree that Cristin Harber and Mill Creek Press LLC may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the contest to third parties as needed to award winnings.
By participating, where allowed by law, all participants are subject to disqualification for fraudulent entries.
Cristin Harber and Mill Creek Press LLC is not responsible for prizes that are damaged, undeliverable, lost, delayed, misdirected, or misaddressed email or any other issues regarding the electronic delivery. They are not required to provide customer or technical assistance for prizes.
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT NOTICE
Cristin Harber allows writers, authors, readers, and businesses to interact with her readers on her websites and social media. Cristin and Mill Creek Press only shares content deemed to be trustworthy. However, in cases where a situation arises and there are concerns of copyright infringement, please take the following steps as directed by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
TAKEDOWN POLICY AND PROCEDURES
Mill Creek Press, LLC dba CristinHarber.com respects the intellectual property rights of others just as it expects third parties to respect its rights. Pursuant to Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c), a copyright owner or their agent may submit a takedown notice to us via our DMCA Agent listed below. We are entitled to claim immunity from said infringement claims pursuant to the “safe harbor” provisions of the DMCA. To submit a good faith infringement claim to us, you must submit notice to us that sets forth the following information:
NOTICE OF INFRINGEMENT – CLAIM
A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner (or someone authorized to act on behalf of the owner);
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
Identification of the infringing material to be removed, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material. [Please submit the URL of the page in question to assist us in identifying the allegedly offending work];
Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party including your name, physical address, email address, phone number and fax number;
A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material is unauthorized by the copyright agent; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Title 17 USC §512(f) provides civil damage penalties, including costs and attorney fees, against any person who knowingly and materially misrepresents certain information in a notification of infringement under 17 USC §512(c)(3).
Send all takedown notices and/or counter-notices to the following. Please send by email for prompt attention.
Mill Creek Press, LLC
ATTN: DMCA Agent
5810 Kingstowne Center
Alexandria Virginia US 22315
Email: books [at] cristinharber.com
COUNTER-NOTIFICATION – RESTORATION OF MATERIAL
If you have received a notice of material being takedown because of a copyright infringement claim, you may provide us with a counter-notification in an effort to have the material in question restored to the site. Said notification must be given in writing to our DMCA Agent and must contain substantially the following elements pursuant to 17 USC Section 512(g)(3):
Your physical or electronic signature.
A description of the material that has been taken down and the original location of the material before it was taken down.
A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal district court for the judicial district in which the address is located (or if you are outside of the United States, that you consent to jurisdiction of any judicial district in which the service provider may be found), and that you will accept service of process from the person or company who provided the original infringement notification.
Email your counter notice to our DMCA Agent at the address above.
REPEAT INFRINGER POLICY
Mill Creek Press, LLC takes copyright infringement very seriously. Pursuant to the repeat infringer policy requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Mill Creek Press, LLC maintains a list of DMCA notices from its copyright holders with its registered DMCA Agent. The company makes a good faith effort to identify any repeat infringers on this list pursuant to the safe harbor requirements of the DMCA.
Mill Creek Press, LLC reserves the right to modify the contents of this page and its policy for handling DMCA claims at any time for any reason. You are encouraged to check back to review this policy frequently for any changes.