Privacy Policy

The privacy policy is here to provide visitors with information on how their personal information and browser data is being used and collected.

What is Unrecommended: A Bad Book Podcast?

Unrecommended is an online book review podcast blog by Isabelle Rodriguez and Samantha Tetrault. We review our current reads and funny insights. Our website address is

How do we use your information?

We take the security and privacy of our visitors very seriously. Here are the ways in which we use visitors’ information:

  • IP Address
  • Referral links
  • Traffic
  • Time and Date
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Device
  • Duration of stay

This blog does not reveal your personal information to third parties or outsiders. 

Guest Contributors

Guest submissions are collected through email and contain personal information such as name and email address. We collect this information to make it easy to reach out to potential acceptances and to clearly and quickly review submissions. We retain submissions for the duration of the selection process within the email server.


If you opt to leave a comment on a blog post on Bad Book Podcast, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact Form: 

Bad Book Podcast features a contact form where users can submit questions, comments, or concerns. This content form collects data including users’ email address, URL, name, and message. This comment is stored on an email server for the sole purpose of reference by the editors.


This website does use cookies within your browser. Cookies are small pieces of data that are saved to speed up the time it takes to load a webpage or to remember details in your browser. You can turn these off manually at any time in your particular browser. Learn how to disable cookies in your browser here.

This blog also uses third party advertisements through Google Adsense. These third parties sometimes use cookies to determine information such as your IP, ISP, and browser.

Third Party Links

On occasion, third party links are included on this website. In this case, there is no association or partnership between the party and myself, thus I have no liability for their content. Feel free to contact me regarding any third party links if you have any concerns.

Google Analytics

To assess traffic data, Bad Book Podcast utilizes Google Analytics. This information helps us better understand the demographics of our visitors so we can better serve user needs. Google Analytics records the duration of user stay, the website users come from, device information, and user location. No personal identifying information is ever used. You can read the Google Analytics privacy policy and see frequently asked questions here. If you are interested in opting out of this system, you can do so through this link.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

This blog does not knowingly collect information about children under the age of 13. This blog does not knowingly solicit information from children under 13. Please contact me if you feel I have collected information from children under the age of 13.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

Under this law, we must provide a privacy policy on this website. Learn more about this law here.

According to this law, all visitors have the right to anonymous page viewing. Also, this privacy policy will be accessible from all pages of the website. Any changes will be noted directly on the privacy policy page. Any changes in personal information can be made by contacting the editors.


By using this website you are consenting to the privacy policy.

This privacy policy was last updated on April 11, 2010.


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