Privacy Policy

I am respecting the privacy of my online visitors.  At the same time, I provide certain services and opportunities for users of my website. In order to provide these services, I may request some some personal information.

Information Gathered

When you leave comments on my Website, it indicates whatever email address you’re using.

When you register to become a subscriber to my newsletter, I collect a name and email address. This is necessary to communicate with you and to fulfill your request to receive news and updates about my books. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Security of Information

Your information is protected here. In the unlikely event of a data breach I will take all reasonable steps to minimize the severity of the breach and to promptly notify anyone affected.  For your safety and mine, my website is automatically scanned daily for malware or other potential hazards.  Part of the reason I’ve chosen to have my website hosted by the provider I use is the suite of data protection features offered.  It’s a brave new world out there, and I’m committed to being part of the solution, not part of the problem.

Information Sharing

I will not sell, rent, or share your personally identifiable information with others, unless I have your permission or am required to do so by law. I will not share aggregate data with any other parties.

Use of Contractors

I may retain the service of outside contractors to perform services on my behalf (for example, to help provide technical support services or send out my newsletters). At times, I must disclose relevant personally identifiable information such as email addresses, about you to my contractors so they may provide these specific services. I will require contractors to keep this information confidential and to only use the information on my behalf.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data sent to your browser from the website that you visit and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

My website may use cookies to anonymously collect information. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies.

Links to Third Party Web Sites

My  Website may contain links to other Websites or online software. I am not responsible for the privacy practices. Please visit their privacy policies to understand their information collection practices.

Children’s Privacy and Everyone’s Right to be Forgotten

We – myself and any collaborators or contractors working on my Website – do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will immediately delete this. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so we can accomplish this.

If anyone wishes to have their personal information (or that of a child – see below) erased from this Website or my Newsletter’s subscriber data base, that request will be promptly complied with.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

I may amend this policy. You may check this page for any notices of change.

Thank you.

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