About The Mystery Bookshelf

The Mystery Bookshelf is a member of the Omnimystery family of websites for readers and collectors of mysteries and detective fiction.

Privacy Policy:

The Mystery Bookshelf considers any information you provide personal and confidential. It will not be sold, rented, or redistributed in any way. For our giveaways, your name and e-mail address is requested and used for a single e-mail message to us for entry into the giveaway, and is only used for the purpose of notifying the winner. All e-mails received by us as giveaway entries collected therefrom are deleted at the end of the giveaway.

We make use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information, are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include Google Adsense, Commission Junction, and Amazon.com.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to Mystery Books News and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at Google Privacy Center. Using a tool created by the Network Advertising Initiative, you can opt out of several third party ad servers' and networks' cookies simultaneously.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in the advertisements and links that appear on our site that automatically receive your IP address. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

Omnimystery has no access to, or control over, these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.

Disclosure Policy:

Our websites are developed and maintained, written and edited, by an individual. We do not accept any form of cash sponsorship or paid topic insertions. Private party or third party ad networks may provide advertisements on our sites. These advertisements are clearly identified as affiliate or sponsored links.

We are not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. However, we will and do accept and keep free products (books, DVDs, games) for review. The products received will never influence the content, topics or posts made on our sites. Reviews of these products may appear on various sites, however the views and opinions expressed are purely those of the individual who wrote the review. In no case was any promise given that a product would be the subject of an endorsement or review, either positive or negative.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. We also receive advertising fees and/or commissions from clicks on certain links that result in a product sale from Barnes & Noble, Big Fish Games, Kobo Books, and other affiliate programs.

Our websites do not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

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