Effective Date: May 25, 2018
Our website address is: www.colleencharles.com (“Website”)
This Policy only covers data collected through this Website and not any other data collection or processing, including, without limitation, data collection practices of other websites to which we link or data that we or our affiliates collect offline or through web sites that do not display a direct link to this policy.
By visiting this Website, you agree your personal data may be handled as set forth in this Policy.
Information We Collect And Why
We may collect information about you directly from you or, automatically through your use of our Website.
Information we collect directly from you: We collect your name and email address when you subscribe to our Newsletter in order to receive notices about new book releases, sales, and special promotions.
Information we collect automatically: When you visit this Website, we automaitcally collect information though the use of “Cookies.” The information collected includes the IP address of your computer and/or your internet service provider, your browers type and operating system, web pages on our Website you view, the referring URL that led you to our Website, the length of time you spent visiting our Website, and the date and time you visited. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive through your web browser and every visitor to this Website has the option of turning off and blocking cookies. Please refer to your specific web browers for information about disabling cookies should you choose to turn them off.
Use Of Your Personal Data
We only use your Personal Data where permitted by law. Instances where we use your Personal Data include:
- Delivery of Newsletters and marketing information that include notices about new book releases, sales, and special promotions only after you have subscribed to receive this information.
- Respond to comments, questions, or requests for information from you.
- To help personalize your experience while visiting our Website.
- Identify problems server and website problems or issues.
- Improve our Website through the analysis of information collected.
Sharing Of Your Personal Data
We respect your privacy and take our obligation to protect it seriously. We do not share your Personal Data except as permitting by applicable law or set forth below:
We may share your Personal Data when necessary with third parties who provide specific services or functions for us and require the information in order to provide those services. Third parties may include social media platforms, such as Facebook, for the purpose of preparing custom audience advertising and markting. Please note that we have safeguards in place to protect the Personal Data shared with any third parties who are performing services or function for us.
We may also share your Personal Data when required by law, such as court orders, subpoenas, or other legal processes.
Safeguarding Your Personal Data
We have security policies and technical measures in place to safeguard all Personal Data collected on our Website. Our safeguards comply with applicable law, including GDPR, to ensure that Personal Data is protected from unauthorized access, use and disclosure, destruction, damage, or accidental loss.
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Length Of Time Personal Data Is Retained
We retain your Personal Data only for a period of time necessary to meet the purposes for which it is collected. We abide by all legal requirements, including statutory retention periods, for the collection of Personal Data. When the Personal Data is no longer required for the purpose it was collected or, when required by law to do so, your Personal Date is permanently deleted.
Access To And Control Of Your Personal Data
You have legal rights under applicable law with regard to your Personal Data.
- You may request to see what, if any, Personal Data we have about you, including why we are have it and who we can disclose it to.
- You may ask us to modify or change your Personal Data at any time.
- You may object to the processing of your Personal Data.
- You may request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Data.
- You may withdraw any permission you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data.
- You may opt out receiving Newsletters you have subscribed to at any time.
- You may request that we delete your Personal Data at any time.
Our Website and its contents are designed for adults and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data on children. If you feel we have received Personal Data or information of a child, please contact us.
Changes To This Policy
This Policy is current as of the Effective Date set forth above. We may change this Policy from time to time, so please be sure to check back periodically. We will post any changes to this Policy on our Website. If we make any changes to this Policy that materially affect our practices with regard to the Personal Data we have previously collected from you, we will endeavor to provide you with notice in advance of such change by highlighting the change on our Website.
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