The new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), that went into effect on May 25, 2018. To help comply with GDPR consent requirements, and make sure we’re on the up and up, here is my privacy policy.

You can browse, read, and comment on this site without entering any personal data.


How do I get your data? There is an email pop up on this site. When prompted you can sign up for a bi-weekly (on a rare occasion it may be 3 per month) newsletter from me. You can do so by providing your name and email. 

The Island Reader will use the information you provide to stay in touch with you and to provide bookish news, reviews and sales. I will also, on occasion, connect with you about a service or product that I provide.

Your data is stored with an email service provider and secured browsers are used. At the bottom of any email sent, there will be an unsubscribe button should you choose to be removed from this list.

When you leave a comment on this site via Disqus, I will have access to your email address and name. This is collected for personal identification only and will never be shared with anyone. 

Third-Party Companies Used on this site:

  • Sumo  – Pop-up Email signups
  • WordPress – website host
  • Disqus – comments

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