Blue-eyed Reader is committed to protecting your privacy online. This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect through this website at (the “Site”), and how we collect and use that information.

The terms “Blue-eyed Reader,” “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to Deborah Bates, d/b/a Blue-eyed Reader. The terms “user,” “you,” and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, and any other users of the site. The term “personal information” is defined as information that you voluntarily provide to us that personally identifies you and/or your contact information, such as your name, phone number, and email address. Blue-eyed Reader is a freelance editor that provides editing services to authors for fiction books (the “Service”). Use of Blue-eyed Reader, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by Blue-eyed Reader, is subject to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, customers, and any other users of the Site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to this Privacy Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it.


This Site only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us which may include:

  1. Product and Service Orders. We collect a variety of personal information with each order which may include:
    • Your name, address, email address, and phone number. We share this information with our e-commerce software providers to ensure the delivery of your order. We use your email to communicate with you about your order and to manage our customer relationship with you. When you place an order, you will be added to our mailing list from which you can unsubscribe at any time using the unsubscribe link in each email or by contacting support [at] blue-eyed-reader [dot] com.
    • Your payment information. We collect payment information for each order but we do not store payment information on our servers. Your payment information is securely communicated to and processed via our e-commerce software providers.
    • We use all personal information collected for an order for the fulfillment of that order and to manage our customer relationship with you.
  2. Interaction on the Website. We only collect the personal information you voluntarily provide to us which may include:
    • Your email address to subscribe to our mailing list and for us to contact you regarding your order;
    • Your full name, email address, and message for you to contact us via our contact form.

We use the information you provide to process transactions, send periodic emails, and improve the service we provide. We do share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, and servicing clients and visitors. These trusted third parties agree to keep this information confidential. Your personal information is never shared with unrelated third parties.


We may record information relating to your use of the Site, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer the Site and provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Site.


We may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service. The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the Site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Site may not work properly or at all. does not respond to Do Not Track signals from your browser.


The Site may contain links to third party websites. Except as otherwise discussed in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you on our Site. Other sites accessible through our site via links or otherwise have their own policies in regard to privacy. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.


We maintain security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse or disclosure. However, there is no guarantee that any exchange of data over the Internet is 100% secure. While we make every effort to protect your personal information shared with us through our Site, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through this Site could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising, out of or related to, the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.


To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into this Privacy Policy. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site.


You may access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences by contacting us at support [at] blue-eyed-reader [dot] com.


You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Site and this Privacy Policy periodically to be aware of any modifications.


There are a few things you should know before contacting me. First, I only accept projects submitted through the Submission form. So, please do not send hard copies of documents for editing to the address below since they will be not be edited or returned.

Second, emails containing documents for editing will be deleted. Thank you for understanding.

Deborah Bates
d/b/a Blue-eyed Reader
1908 Vicki Street
Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
United States

Email: support [at] blue-eyed-reader [dot] com

Last Modified: August 25, 2019.