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Berks County Living is the only regional magazine dedicated to highlighting all that is unique and wonderful about the Greater Reading/Berks area. The monthly lifestyle magazine continues to inform readers about what makes Berks County an exceptional place to live.

Each issue brings to light the abundance of activities available to Berks Countians and the many exciting places to visit right in the area, including museums, historic sites and parks. BCL regularly features eateries and profiles the experience of dining out at area restaurants. In addition, BCL profiles the talent of local artists, craftsmen, musicians, and features locally owned and operated businesses and organizations.

BCL is an idea-oriented publication that provides its readers with the best in home-related editorial with one-of-a-kind home profiles and resources that help make a house a home.

Berks County Living is owned and operated by Innovative Designs and Publishing (IDP), the premier publisher of regional magazines in Pennsylvania. Other titles in the IDP family of lifestyle magazines include Lehigh Valley Style and Susquehanna StyleBerks County Living is led by Berks County resident, Publisher Robyn L. Jones, is edited by Berks County resident Editor Nikki M. Murry, and designed by Art Director Vanessa Goffredo.

The ongoing mission of Berks County Living is to adequately reflect the sense of pride Berks County residents have in their community and to encourage residents to make the most of living in Berks.



Privacy Policy

Berkscountyliving.com/Innovative Designs & Publishing, Inc. has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This policy may be revised or updated at any time. We encourage you to revisit this page often so that you will be familiar with the most recent version.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

We may collect information that does not personally identify you. Such information may include the type of computer or device, its operating system, and browser you are using to visit our site, the name of your internet service provider, what pages on this site you visited, and what websites you visited right before and after your visit here. We use such information to gather broad demographics, help diagnose any problems with our server, and to administer our website. This non-personally identifiable visitor information may also be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Advertising on our site

We use a third-party software company to serve ads when you visit our website. This company may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used, please click here.

Third party sites

We may include information and links to third party websites from our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We cannot control the actions of such third parties or be held responsible for their use of any information that you provide directly to them. We advise you to review these sites’ terms of use and privacy policies.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer by a website to give you a unique ID. Cookies help make it easier for you to use our site, and they help us provide you with the information you need - when and where you need it. Cookies provided by our website do not contain any credit card or personal information. We do not know who you are unless you provided that information voluntarily. berkscountyliving.com may use cookies to track new visitors to our site and recognize past customers so that we may present more personalized content. If you would like to avoid cookies, your web browser may have an option that enables you to disable or not accept cookies. It should be noted, however, that should you disable or not accept cookies, portions of this website may not properly function.

Children's Online Privacy

Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"), this website is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 13. lehighvalleystyle.com does not knowingly collect personal information from children through this website, or any of its websites. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 must obtain the permission of their parents or legal guardians before making purchases of any type on this website. If you are a parent with concerns about children's privacy issues in conjunction with the use of this website, or any other privacy issue, please contact us at feedback@idpcreative.com

Safe Shopping Policy

We have taken numerous steps to ensure that your payment information is processed confidentially, accurately and securely. Our payment processor uses encryption technology, such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect your credit card information during data transport. SSL encrypts ordering information such as your name, address, and credit card number. Some older browsers and firewalls don't permit communication through secure servers. In that case, you'll be unable to purchase products online.

Purchases

If you should make a purchase on the website, including a subscription for a magazine, we will typically ask for your name, address, mailing address, phone number, credit card number and the expiration date. If the product or subscription is provided or shipped by a third party, we will pass on to the third party the information needed to fulfill your order.

Promotions and Contests

Berkscountyliving.com may from time to time sponsor sweepstakes, contests or other events ("Promotions") which require the collection, processing, and storage of individual contact information plus demographic information. These Promotions may also ask registrants to answer survey questions. Any personally identifiable information collected through Promotions will be treated as personal information. No purchase is necessary to enter a berkscountyliving.com promotion.

Berkscountyliving.com may co-sponsor Promotions with other companies, in which case any information collected is likely to be shared with other participating sponsors, who may use this information. A registrant's personal contact and demographic information will not be released to any third party organization other than named sponsors without the registrant's consent.

Surveys and Polls

Berkscountyliving.com may from time to time conduct anonymous surveys and polls of users to the website to obtain aggregate demographic information about the users. Such information may be compiled and shared in the aggregate with advertisers and other third parties but not personal details will be traceable or associated with specific individuals unless otherwise disclosed in any survey or poll rules.

Should berkscountyliving.com request other personally identifiable information from you, you are not required to share any such information to gain access to the website.

We use your personally identifiable information to supply you with and fulfill your requests for services, for products, for subscriptions, for offerings, for additional information, to include you on a subscription list, and to select forum topics.

We may use such information to send you a confirmation, or notify you that you have won a contest.

Disclaimers

While berkscountyliving.com has taken reasonable steps to limit the uses of information provided by you, we cannot guarantee that the information will remain permanently secure. There is always a possibility that your information could be lost due to technical problems or stolen from our databases. Berkscountyliving.com is not responsible for any such loss or theft or any other unanticipated security breach.

Personal Responsibility

You are responsible for the security of your login name and password. Make sure you keep them in a safe place and do not share them with others. Always remember to logout after your session ends to ensure that other people cannot access your account information.

To leave comments, you need to provide your name and email address. Any comments you leave become public information. We cannot control our site users. Please be smart about what information you decide to leave here for the world to read.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to our online privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

This policy may be revised or updated at any time. We will post any changes on this page.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy and/or the practices of this website, please contact us at feedback@idpcreative.com.

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