- To keep your data safe and private.
- Not to sell your data.
- To give you ways to manage and review your marketing choices at any time.
I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any information you provide by which you can be identified when using this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
I may change this policy from time to time and will amend this page accordingly.
This policy is effective from 31 March 2018.
What I collect
My Mailchimp newsletter sign-up form collects the following data
- email address
- First name
- Last name
The account uses a double opt-in process. Data from the Mailchimp sign-up form is stored within my account at mailchimp.com.
What I do with the information I gather
If you have signed up for Mailchimp website updates, you will receive these at the address you have provided. You may also receive from time to time marketing emails alerting you to new books available etc. You can Unsubscribe from the service at any time using the Unsubscribe link on the email. Alternatively you can email my website manager at firstname.lastname@example.org to request your removal from the list.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you wish to decline cookies, you should adjust your settings for each web browser you use, on each device you use to access the Internet.
You will find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
I use Google Analytics traffic log cookies, which track the of my website, including
- pages visited
- geographic areas users are located in
- operating systems, devices and browsers used
- websites users have visited before they visit naomiclifford.com
This helps me analyse web page traffic and to improve my website. I use this information for statistical analysis purposes only. Individuals are not identified.
As it is technically possible for Google employees to access personally identifiable data, I have limited our Google data sharing to
- Benchmarking, that is we contribute anonymous data to an aggregate data set to enable features like benchmarking and publications that can help us understand data trends. All identifiable information about our website is removed and combined with other anonymous data before it is shared with others.
- Technical support, that is we let Google technical support representatives access our Google Analytics data and account when necessary to provide service and find solutions to technical issues.
Please visit https://privacy.google.com/businesses/compliance for more information on how Google complies with GDPR.
Links to other websites
My website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict or stop my collection or use of your personal information at any time. To do this please email my website manager at email@example.com.
I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or am required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which I hold about you under GDPR 2018. This information will be provided to you free of charge. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email my website manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you believe that any information I hold on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email my website manager at email@example.com as soon as possible.
How to complain
Please let me know if you are unhappy with how I have used your personal information. You can contact my website manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Find out on their website how to report a concern.