I will only collect and use your Personal Data where:
- I have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;
- I am performing a contract with you for our services; and
- I have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), I, Penelope Douglas, am the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how I use your Personal Data, please contact me via my contact details at the end of this policy.
You are not required to submit any PII to use this website. However, the server for this website may collect data about your visit, your computer’s IP address, browser type, operating system, geographic location, referral source, pages visited, and other “analytics” data. I may review that data from time to time to understand how the website is used and to improve the website for users. I do not currently provide that data to any third parties, but may in the future release it to publishers or agents interested in my work.
This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this)
Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set – This site offers opt-in news subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
I do not track users after they visit my site.
At your election, you may provide your email address to subscribe to receive news update emails. You may also provide your email address and name to contact me via a form on my website. You may provide PII in order to post comments and as part of comments on the blog. You should be aware that anything you post and any PII you disclose in blog comments will be available for others to see, via the internet, around the world.
Any PII you submit when ordering from my Shop will be stored in a database and never shared with a third party.
If at any time you would like me to remove your PII from my newsletter, News page notifications, or shop databases, please email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may unsubscribe from News page notifications on the News page itself.
Please do not disclose to me the PII of any other person without that person’s consent.
This site is directed to adults and not directed to children under the age of 13. I ask that minors not submit any PII. This site complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and does not permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from, anyone under 13 years of age.
I will take reasonable technical precautions to prevent the loss, misused or alteration of your PII. I will not provide your email address or any other PII to any other person, other than (i) to Mad Mimi or other provider which assists me in sending newsletters and emails, or (ii) if required to be disclosed by law or in connection with any actual or threatened legal proceeding.
I reserve the right to remove any comments from the blog if I find them offensive, defamatory, obscene, abusive, vulgar, or in any way inappropriate.
My website and blog include hyperlinks to other websites. I have no control over and am not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites and blogs.