My policy is to respect the privacy of any information I collect from you or that you give me, in the circumstances set out below.
This policy is intended to help you understand how I collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise use your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).
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.
For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), I am the “Data Controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how I use your Personal Data, please contact me via the contact details shown at the end of this policy.
This policy is effective from 21 June 2023.
Personal Data I collect via my website alexandriablaelock.com (the “Website”)
Personal Data you give me
I only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with me on the Website in the following ways:
Types of Personal Data Collected
|When you sign-up for Letters from my Library to receive free content, including eBooks, videos and offers:||Your first name and email address.|
|When you buy a book directly from me:||Your name, email address, phone number, the Personal Data you give me in the form’s free text box, and your payment method choice (payment details are held by my payment processor, not me).|
|When you complete my press enquiries form:||Your name, email address, phone number, and the Personal Data you give me in the form’s free text box.|
Data I collect automatically
I automatically collect certain information when you visit my Website, such as the type of browser and operating system you’re using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. I do not link this information with any Personal Data.
How I use your Personal Data
I will only use your Personal Data when the law allows me to. Most commonly, that’s to:
- process and manage your use of my website;
- respond to your questions, comments and requests;
- where you have opted-in to receive marketing from me, to deliver communications relevant to your preferences/may interest you;
- improve my services and Website through analysis of information.
Sharing your Personal Data
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 (such as mail and surveys) and who need it to provide those specific services to me.
Third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and developing targeting criteria for other audiences.
Please note I have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with the third parties I share Personal Data as described above with and who provide services or functions on my behalf.
Protecting your Personal Data
I have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data I collect. I maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorised access, use and disclosure.
Retaining your Personal Data
My Website and services are for adults. I do not knowingly collect Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not give me any Personal Data, including your email address.
Access to and control of your Personal Data
You have legal rights under applicable law respecting your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting me via email or post (shown at the end of this policy):
- see what Personal Data I hold about you (if any), including why I’m 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
Change of purpose
I will only use your Personal Data for the purposes I collected it, unless I reasonably consider I need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you want an explanation about 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 tell you and explain the legal basis which allows me to do so.
Third party websites
You may see or access content on my site that links to the sites and services of my partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. I do not control the content or links that appear on those sites and am not responsible for the practices employed by them. Additionally, their sites, services, content and links may be continually changing. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that link to mine, are subject to that website’s terms and policies.
From time to time, I may enter affiliate relationships in which I receive a small commission when you click-through or buy an item.
Our current relationships are:
You can also find them on my Resources Page.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using my site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use my site. Continuing to use the site is understood as your acceptance of this policy and any further changes.
If you have any queries or concerns, my contact details are:
PO Box 8052
Ferntree Gully, VIC 3156