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A Note on the Clean Reads Authors Directory:
This site and its owners make no promises regarding the amount of traffic an author receives for being listed in the directory. The directory provides an opportunity for exposure. An author is not added without their request and can be removed at the discretion of CleanReadsAuthors.com or by the request of the author. The site is not to be held responsible for any reviews received by the author, positive or negative, as a result of being listed in the directory.
To begin, here is a general statement on site privacy:
- You will not be asked for personal information unless it is needed. (eg. Signing up for a newsletter requires an email. Signing up for the directory requires information to populate the author’s profile). Information that is not needed to complete these transactions will not be asked.
- Your personal information will not be shared except to comply with the law or protect the rights of the site and its owners.
- Your information will only be stored as it pertains to the operation of the directory. If an author wishes to have their name removed from the list, they can contact the site.
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