Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting RobertBrightonAuthor.com!  This website aims to provide a fun and interesting online experience about the world of the Gilded Age and all things Robert Brighton.  Since we don’t live in the Gilded Age anymore, we've created these modern Terms of Use for your perusal and reference. By visiting and using this site, you signify your acceptance of these Terms of Use. If you do not accept, you can simply not use the site. Continued use of this site means you accept our policies and any periodic changes.


Sharing of Personal Information. Subscriber information is never shared with any third party without your permission. We do not rent or sell our subscriber list and will never knowingly disclose any information provided to us.


Newsletter or Blog. If you voluntarily sign up for our newsletter or blog, or make a purchase from our online store, this site will record your email address, name, and any other information you supply. You may refuse to supply personal information, but that will exclude you from certain activities such as receiving newsletters, blogs, and special offers. We use Mailchimp, an industry-standard communication platform, for the distribution of our emails and newsletters. Each one of our communications will contain a prominent ‘Unsubscribe’ link.


Giveaways and Contests. If you enter a giveaway, you will be required to provide your name email address. If you win a physical prize, you will be asked to give your name and physical address so that your prize(s) may be shipped to you.


Non-personal Information. This website may collect non-personal information about visitors when they interact with the site. This information may include your browser type, means of connection to the site, and other non-personally-identifying information.


Cookies. This website may use “cookies” to enhance visitor experience. Visitors may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies. If cookies are refused, please note that some parts of the site may not function properly.


Third-party Links.  Sometimes Robert Brighton may include third-party links (e.g., Amazon, Wikipedia, etc.) on this website or via email. These sites have their own policies and you should read those before subscribing or purchasing from them.


Security of Information.  Our website is hosted and maintained by Bizango, LLC, and they use industry-standard security protocols.


Use by Minors and Sensitive Individuals.  All users of this website warrant they are 18 years of age or older.  Robert Brighton’s novels contain adult themes, and this site may incorporate material inappropriate for minors.  Persons who find offensive or upsetting certain historical attitudes or terminology, coarse language, depictions of sexual situations and behavior, drug or alcohol use, intense or suspenseful scenes, or violence, are advised not to visit or use this site, and do so at their own risk.


Copyright Notice.  All contents of this website (except for third-party information, content, or links) are the property of Copper Nickel, LLC, and are protected by international copyright and/or trademark law. Nothing on this site may be used, copied, reproduced, or incorporated in any way without prior approval and consent. Infringement of our intellectual property rights may result in civil or criminal legal action.


Changes to These Terms of Use.  Robert Brighton may update these Terms of Use at any time.  You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use periodically and become aware of any modifications.


Legal Notice.  This website is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  All users agree to submit to binding arbitration in the event of any disputes.  We disclaim any responsibility for errors, omissions, and for any content provided by or submitted by users of this site or third parties not within our control.


Questions?  If you have any questions about these Terms of Use or anything else on RobertBrightonAuthor.com, please email us at info (at) RobertBrightonAuthor (dot) com.