Cookies & Privacy Policy


This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Who we are

Our website address is: The website is owned and managed by Indian author Jyoti Arora. The purpose of the website is to showcase Jyoti’s books and carry her blog posts.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site 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.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

The user data submitted while filling a contact form remains private. I may use it to respond to user’s message.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


This site uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics stores cookies on users’ PCs to keep track of usage data. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there. Here’s how Google uses information from sites or apps that use such Google services.

The anonymous data collected by Google Analytics helps me to better understand my readership’s demographics, location, and preferred topics on my website.I do not share this data with any third party and my usage of the data falls within the bounds of the Google Analytics Terms of Service.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with anyone. If you opt-in to our mailing list, your name and email address is saved to MailChimp so we can send you relevant emails.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We do not share or sell your data to anybody.

If you sign up for our mailing list, your name and email address is saved in the MailChimp from where we may send you emails.

Your contact information

If you have any privacy concern about your data, you can contact at