This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our website and the choices you have associated with that data.
By joining my bookclub, we ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Information”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
– Email address
– First name and last name
– Cookies and Usage Data
We will use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
We may also collect information how the website is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
TRACKING COOKIES DATA
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Website.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.
Examples of Cookies we use:
Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our Website.
Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
USES OF INFORMATION
We uses the collected data for various purposes:
– To provide and maintain our Website
– To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Website when you choose to do so
– To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Website
– To monitor the usage of our Website
– To detect, prevent and address technical issues
– To provide you with news, special offers and general information through our newsletter
RETENTION OF INFORMATION
TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United Kingdom and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Information, to United Kingdom and process it there.
YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Rights
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. We take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
WEBSITE SERVICE PROVIDERS
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Website (“Service Providers”), to provide the Website on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Website is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We use Mailchimp as our newsletter delivery service. When you sign up to join our newsletter list on the website, your name and email address are collected by them. They take the security of your data very seriously.
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter via the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every newsletter. You can also change your preferences using the link at the bottom of every newsletter. You can also write to us at any time and ask us to completely ‘forget’ any information Mailchimp holds in connection with you, but we routinely delete unsubscribed accounts from that service.