Welcome to For the Love of Boardgames!
I, Beate Borstelmann-Min, am maintaining this website as a private individual who wants to share her love for board and card games and help others find fun and interesting games. I am doing my part to keep this site friendly, informative and safe, and I expect my visitors to use it with respect and as intended.
The reviews and recommendations on this site reflect my personal opinion or that of fellow players and friends, as indicated. All content is provided to the best of my knowledge and ability. You agree that you will not hold me or potential fellow contributors liable for any content on this site.
You agree to use this website as intended – to learn about and engage over board and card games – and that you will not engage in any fraud, abuse, or spam, for instance but not limited to the fraudulent use of the contact and email opt-in forms.
You understand that all content on this website, including text and photos (and with the exception of affiliate shopping links), are my own and automatically copyrighted.
I want you to enjoy this site and really do not foresee any issues. However, should you have any issue or dispute, you agree to raise it and try to resolve it with me informally. If you have any feedback or concerns, please contact me.
Any (highly unlikely) claims or disputes that might arise out of or relate to these Terms and the use of this website will be governed by the laws of California, USA.
Who we are
The website address is: http://www.fortheloveofboardgames.com
I am Beate Borstelmann-Min, and I maintain this website as a private individual.
Your privacy is important to me, and I try to protect it and avoid collecting your private data as much as possible.
Here are some specifics around how this site treats your data and the services I use:
To get insights into traffic to this website, I use WP Statistics, which keeps data private and complies with the strict European GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation.
Contact and Email Opt-In
When you fill in the contact form or email signup form, the information you submit – your name (first name is sufficient), email address, and message when applicable – will be stored so that I can respond to your inquiry and send you email updates. For emails, your name and email address are added to the For the Love of Boardgames email list on Mailchimp.
Spam and Fraud Protection
Who we share your data with
Data are only shared when absolutely necessary to provide a service, specifically storing your name and email address with email service provider Mailchimp. WordPress and Elegant Themes, on which this site is built, do not store any personal user data. For Google’s access to user data for the use of reCAPTCHA fraud protection, see above. I will absolutely never sell your email address to anyone ever.
How long we retain your data
The data you submit in order to receive email updates will be retained until you unsubscribe or this website closes down. Data submitted through the contact form will be retained for no more than 24 months.
What rights you have over your data
You can request to have your contact data and any communications you submitted previously deleted at any time by contacting me. When you unsubscribe from email updates, your email address and name will also be deleted. If you are not sure you ever subscribed to or contacted this site, you can contact me and I will let you know if I have any such data from or about you.
Where we send your data
If you have any concerns about your privacy as it relates to this website, fill free to contact me.