I will only collect and use your Personal Data where:
- I have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with my legal obligations;
- I am performing a contract with you for my services; and
- I have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
- Where you have opted-in to receive marketing from me, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences / may be of interest to you;
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 take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:
I share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on my behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to me. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook (for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for
other audiences.) Mailchimp (for the purpose of mailing list management.) Instafreebie (For the purpose of book delivery.) Please note that I have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom I share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on my behalf.
Retention periods for use of your Personal Data
This page describes what information they gather, how I use it and why I sometimes need to store these cookies. I will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s 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 all cookies.
Cookies On This Site – This site offers opt-in newsletter and email 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 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 my newsletter and other 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.
If at any time you would like me to remove your PII from my database, please email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may unsubscribe from my mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link on any newsletter.
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, misuse or alteration of your PII. I will not provide your email address or any other PII to any other person, other than (i) to MailChimp, (ii) Instafreebie or other provider which assists me in sending newsletters, emails and books or (iii) if required to be disclosed by law or in connection with any actual or threatened legal proceeding.
Access to and control over your Personal Data
You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting me via email: email@example.com
• see what Personal Data I hold about you (if any), including why I am holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
• ask me to change/correct your Personal Data;
• ask me to delete your Personal Data;
• object to the processing of your Personal Data;
• ask me to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
• withdraw any consents you have given me to the processing of your Personal Data; and
• express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.
Change of purpose
I will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which I collected it, unless I
reasonably consider that I need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact me. If I need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, I will notify you and I will explain the legal basis which allows me to do so.
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.
You may copy and quote from my website and blog without limitation, so long as you provide attribution to me and a link back to my site.
Roisin Black, Oakville, Ontario, L6J4V9, Canada.