It is my policy to respect your privacy regarding any Personal Data I may collect from you, or which you may provide to me, in the circumstances set out below. I will collect and use your Personal Data only where:
- I have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with my legal obligations;
- I have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
For purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), I, Cara Connelly, 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.
PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION
I collect Personal Data only where you choose to sign up for my newsletter to receive updates, book release details, and offers. Specifically, I collect your email address, first name, and last name.
Data that I collect automatically
I automatically collect certain information when you visit my Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. I do not link this information with any Personal Data.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
I will use your Personal Data only when the law allows me to. Most commonly, I use your Personal Data to:
- process and manage your use of my website;
- respond to your questions, comments and requests;
- improve my services and Website through analysis of information.
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. 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.
This Website is aimed at adults, and I do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children under 15 years of age. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide me with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
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 the information provided at the end of this policy:
- ask to 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, or 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 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 use your Personal Data only for the purposes for which I collected it, unless I reasonably consider that I need to use it for another purpose and that purpose is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish 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 explain the legal basis which allows me to do so.