Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 12/20/2019
Last Update: 12/21/2019

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and other sites used by Michael J. Sullivan (such as Kickstarter, BackerKit, BookFunnel, Paypal, and CrowdSignal) where readers enter personal information and this policy governs the data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Riyria Enterprises, LLC (the company) and Michael J. Sullivan (the person) will be referred to collectively as RIYRIA. is an Author website used for the following purposes (a) to inform readers about the writings of Michael J. Sullivan and the publishing industry (b) provide for direct purchasing of books written by Michael (c) provide a place for newsletter sign-up. Anytime you enter personal information you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain areas on this Site. These may include (a) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us, (b) signing up for notification regarding special offers or early notification for Michael's books (c) sending us an email message or signing up for newsletter distribution; (d) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products on our Site. We will use your information for communicating with you in relation to the services and/or products you have requested from us.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
RIYRIA does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

RIYRIA may share data with trusted partners (such as mailchimp (for sending emails) and BackerKit and BoxInBoxOut to arrange for shipping of products). In addition, we may share your information for BackerKit or BookFunnel so that they may provide customer support on a problem you have reported to us, but for which we don't have the answer for.

All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to RIYRIA, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

RIYRIA may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on RIYRIA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of RIYRIA; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of RIYRIA, or the public.

Protection of Credit Card and Payment Information
Whenever a customer purchases a product, RIYRIA does not receive your credit card information. Instead, this data is input by you to a trusted third-party secure payment processing site such as Paypal, Stripe, Kickstarter, or BackerKit. As such, we do not have access to this sensitive information and no employees of RIYRIA will ever be able to access your payment information.

Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by RIYRIA. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the RIYRIA website. This data will never be sold, leased, or traded to other parties.

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.

Children Under Thirteen
RIYRIA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications
From time to time, RIYRIA may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from RIYRIA or click on a link therein.

We never buy, trade, or lease emails addresses with others, so if you are receiving an email from RIYRIA it is because you (a) sent us an email; (b) provided your email on a data entry form asking for a product or future notification; (c) signed up for our newsletter; (d) entered a contest and opted-in to be added to our newsletter; or (e) we received your email due to an action performed by you on Goodreads in accordance with your email settings on that site. For instance, following an author, or friending Michael J. Sullivan could, in certain instances, send us a notification of your action along with your email address.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from RIYRIA, you may opt-out of such communications by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email, by replying to the email with "Unsubscribe" as the subject, or filling out this form. If you unsubscribe, we will only query you about resubscribing if you (a) continue to provide your email to us via purchases, direct emails, and online forms and (b) a year has passed since you unsubscribed. You can also ask for permanent unsubscribe, in which case we will never solicit you again.

Rights to Your Data
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.

Changes to this Statement
RIYRIA reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information
RIYRIA welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that RIYRIA has not adhered to this Statement, please contact RIYRIA at:

Riyria Enterprises, LLC
4980 Ida Road
Luray, Virginia 22835
Email Address:
Telephone number: 540-225-0387

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