The policies below are applicable to, DeborahSmall, Essential Romance Shop, and all email newsletters, contests, promotions, and posts published by (collectively, “” or “Site”).

This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this Site, except where stated otherwise, and does not apply to information you may submit to us offline, or to Sites maintained or operated by other organizations to which we may link or who may link to us. collects only that personally identifiable information you voluntarily give via email or other direct contact from you. This information will not be sold, or rented, to anyone.

By visiting this site, or by choosing to sign up for DeborahSmall’s Newsletter, Book News, and/or Blog Posts, or to enter any of DeborahSmall’s sponsored contests or promotions, or purchase products from Deborah Small, Essential Romance shop then you consent to our collection and use of information as related to this policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this policy, please do not use this site, or sign up for any related promotion or news.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

To subscribe to newsletters, buy products, or receive other updates and information and or participate in contests or surveys you will be required to provide certain personally identifiable information including but not limited to your name and email address. The information collected will be used to contact or identify you. DeborahSmall employs a double-opt-in service. You may opt out of any future contacts from DeborahSmall at any time by unsubscribing from received content, or by emailing:

When you interact with any DeborahSmall page or account on a social media platform, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, etc., we may collect the personal information that you make available to us on that page or account including your account identifier or “handle”. However, we will comply with the privacy policies of the corresponding social media platform and we will only collect and store such personal information that we are permitted to collect by these social media platforms.

Third-Parties uses third-parties to host this website, and/or facilitate/distribute Newsletters, Book News, Blogposts, contests, email, and other DeborahSmall-related services, such as but not limited to customer-service, analytics, and security. When a user subscribes to a service or product on, we will share names or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use or alter personally identifiable information in any way other than for the purpose of providing these services.

Emergency Situations

We may also use or disclose Personal Information collected from users if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Site; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the Site or our users, and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, or the users of the Site or the public.


We take precautions to protect your information. You can verify this by looking for the closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security. In addition, we have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

In addition, to protect this Site and or DeborahSmall related products and services against known or suspected hostile, illegal, unauthorized, and or fraudulent use, we reserve the right to unsubscribe users without notice.

Children’s Privacy

Our Services are not intended for, and nor do we knowingly collect any personal information of, anyone under the age of 13. In the case we discover that an individual under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child provided us with personal information, please contact us immediately, so we can take necessary action.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help improve a visitor’s access to a website, and to identify repeat visitors. Cookies can also enable websites to track and target the interests of users to enhance their experience on the site. Any cookies collected by our site (including Google), are used to help improve Service. You have the option of configuring your web browser to either accept or refuse these cookies. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. If you choose to refuse cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (e.g. advertisers). We have no control over our business partners’ use of cookies. For more information on how each partner uses cookies you will need to view their privacy policy on their website.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Affiliate Links

DeborahSmall participates in Affiliate programs with book retailers linked on this site. If you click through to one of the retailers and complete a purchase, DeborahSmall receives a small percentage of the net total of that purchase before taxes and delivery.

Surveys and Contests

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and will include contest Rules. You may choose whether or not to participate and therefore whether to disclose information that may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip/postal code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.


Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained or provided through the use of this Site is done at your own discretion and risk; you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system, or loss of data, that results from the use, download or provision of any such material.

Notification of Changes

Whenever material changes are made to the privacy policy, notice will be found on this page. We recommend you review this page periodically for any changes. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

Limitations on Your Usage

All content on this site is subject to Copyright Law. You may not copy, reproduce, modify, display, distribute, disseminate, transfer or sell, or offer for sale, any information, material, product, or service viewed or obtained from this Site without express written permission from DeborahSmall authorised persons.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, or you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately at:

or by mail:

103 – 32055 Old Yale Rd

Abbotsford, BC V2T 2C8


Last updated: September 29, 2022

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