For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), we, jackwrites.com / Jack Thompson, are the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data / Personal Information, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy.
What Personal Information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
Personal Information that you provide to us:
We only collect personal information where you choose to interact with us on the website in the following ways:
When you sign-up to receive our newsletter and a free ebook.
When you purchase a book from our site.
Personal Information Collected:
• Email address
We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.
Data that we collect automatically
We automatically collect certain information when you visit our website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We do not link this information with any Personal Information.
How do we use your information?
We will only use your Personal Information / Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we use your Personal Data to:
- respond to your questions, comments and requests;
- where you have opted-in to receive our newsletter, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences / may be of interest to you.
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Sharing of your Personal Information
We take your privacy seriously. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to other parties unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Retention periods for use of your Personal Information
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
This website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Information relating to children aged under 18 years old. If you are under the age of 18, please do not provide us with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email within 7 business days
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
- NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
- Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at email@example.com and we will promptly remove you and ALL correspondence.
Access to and Control over your Personal Information
You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Information. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via our postal address shown at the end of this document:
- see what Personal Information we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
- ask us to change/correct your Personal Information;
- ask us to delete your Personal Information;
- object to the processing of your Personal Information;
- ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Information;
- withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Information; and
- express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Information.
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last edited 10-2022