Giveaways and Privacy Policy

Unless otherwise stated in the direct link to the giveaway, the following terms and conditions apply to any giveaways I run in which I personally offer and am responsible for the prize.


By entering, you certify you are 18 years or older and that this giveaway is legal in your state or country of residence. No purchase necessary to win. A purchase will NOT increase your odds of winning. Void where prohibited, illegal, banned, or otherwise considered a bad idea. By entering, you agree to abide by giveaway rules and that all decisions of the contest coordinator are final.



Please see individual giveaways for specific and available methods of entry. By entering, you agree you are of legal age to participate as deemed permissible by your locality. Unless otherwise stated, you will required to provide a valid email address in order to claim your prize.



Prizes will be awarded via the email address provided at the time of entry or to the address provided by the winner at the time of contact. Unless otherwise stated, for giveaways in which an international winner is chosen, a gift card will substituted as the prize as shipping out of country is not feasible but I do not wish to exclude international entrants.


For blog comment entry, winners will be chosen by from all qualified entrants. For giveaways offered through Rafflecopter, winners are automatically selected at the close of the giveaway. Unless otherwise stated, for giveaways in which an international winner is chosen, a gift card will substituted as the prize as shipping out of country is not feasible but I do not wish to exclude international entrants.


Winners will be notified via the winning e-mail address. YOU MUST REPLY TO THE WINNING E-MAIL ANNOUNCEMENT WITHIN (7) DAYS in order to receive your prize.


When you are notified via your winning email address that you’ve won a prize, YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN (7) DAYS TO ACCEPT YOUR PRIZE. Prizes MUST be claimed within (7) days or they will be forfeited. (NOTE: this does not apply to certificate redemption. Once your gift card has been sent to you, retailer redemption rules and guidelines apply.)


Outside of routine automated delivery of blog posts, e-mail addresses will not be used for anything other than choosing (privately), announcing (your email will not be shown in its entirety if at all), and notifying (via email) winners.


What Information Does This Site Collect?


If you voluntarily sign up for Michelle McLean/Kira Archer’s newsletter, this site will record your email address and name. You can refuse to supply personal information, but that will exclude you from certain related activities such as receiving newsletters, news about giveaways, sales, and events, and free offers. When subscribers click on a link in one of my emails or fills out a form, the site may record this information (see below how this information is used).

Subscribers may unsubscribe at any time. You may ask for all your data to be deleted at any time.

Giveaways and Contests:

If you enter a giveaway, your email address is collected unless otherwise noted. If you win a physical prize, you will be asked to give your name and physical address. Please read the giveaway rules for more specifics on giveaways and contests.

Non-personal Information

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


This website may use “cookies” to enhance visitor experience. Typically, cookies may be placed on visitors’ hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Visitors may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to send an alert when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the site may not function properly.

How Is the Information Used?

Newsletter subscribers’ names and emails will only be used for receiving the newsletters or communication from Michelle McLean/Kira Archer.

Giveaway entrants will be sent emails only about the giveaway, unless they also signed up for the newsletter.

Information on which email links are clicked on the most will help Michelle McLean/Kira Archer choose links that interest readers in future emails.

Michelle McLean/Kira Archer may use affiliate codes in some of the emails or on the site.

Sharing of Personal Information

Subscriber information is never shared with a third party. The only exception is that email addresses may occasionally be used to create lookalike audiences for online marketing. This in no way distributes the emails or signs subscribers up to any other services.

Third-party links

Sometimes Michelle McLean/Kira Archer will include third-party links through email or on the website. These sites have their own policies and you should read those before subscribing or purchasing from them.

Security of Information

All information is saved by Wordpress and only Michelle McLean/Kira Archer and WordPress can access them. Should a data breach ever occur, subscribers will be notified within 7 days.

Use of the Website by Minors

All subscribers must be 18 years or older or have the consent of a parent or guardian.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Michelle McLean/Kira Archer may update this privacy policy at any time. A notice about such changes will be posted on the website and/or sent in a newsletter. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By visiting and using, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, you can simply not use the site. Continued use of the site means you accept the policy and any periodic changes.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or anything else on, please email or send a message through the contact form.

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