To contact me (Cheesie) by snail mail, please write to the people who publish my book, and they’ll make sure I see your letter. Thanks!
c/o Random House Books for Young Readers
New York, NY 10019
If you leave a comment on one of my pages, I’ll answer it as soon as I can. I can’t promise how long it’ll take, however… because of homework and chores and stuff.
If you want to contact the guy (Steve Cotler) whose name is on the front of my book, click here for his website and here for his Facebook page.
You probably know that the Internet goes everywhere and connects to almost everyone. That’s why you never know who’s going to read what you post and also why your privacy is so important to you…and me. I don’t exactly understand this stuff, but there are lots of laws and regulations. Two if them are the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
These laws and regs—Hey! I could mix those two words together and call them “legs”!—are really complicated. They say that if I (Cheesie) keep or transfer to anyone else personal information I get from anyone (including children under 13…kids like you), I have to do all sorts of reports and junk to make it legal.
Well, I don’t keep or transfer any of that personal info. This includes email addresses on comments you send me. After I answer you, I trash your email address. Sorry. That’s what COPPA makes me do. And if you send me a comment and later either you or your parents decide you want to delete what you wrote, just click here, follow the instructions, and I totalutely (that’s “totally” + “absolutely”) will eradicate (great word…it means erase completely) it.
And by the way, you should never include any personal information—phone number, home address, name of your school, email address, etc.—in your comments. And finally, if your parents, teachers, or anyone else really want to know more about my privacy policies, please look below for a huge bunch of details my lawyer (can you believe I have a lawyer?!) made me put on my website.
CheesieMack.com will never share or sell your information with anyone… period.
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