Privacy Policy

It is BethGildersleeve.com policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you or which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

We will only collect and use your Personal Data where:

  • we have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;

  • we are performing a contract with you for our services; and

  • we 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, Beth Gildersleeve, am the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact me at bgildersleevebooks@gmail.com.

 

Personal Data we collect at BethGildersleeve.com

Personal Data that you provide to us

We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website in the following ways:

  • When you sign up to receive free content, including eBooks and offers;

    • Email address

    • First Name

    • Last Name

  • When you purchase a book directly from us;

    • Name

    • Email address

    • Phone number

    • Any Personal Data which you provide to us on the form

    • Payment method choice (payment details are held by my payment processor, not me)

Data that we collect automatically

We automatically collect certain information when you visit the 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 Data.

We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the Website (cookies are small pieces of data stored on a site visitor's browser, usually used to keep track of your movements and actions on a site.)

 

Use of your Personal Data

We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we use your Personal Data to:

  • Process and manage your use of the website;

  • Respond to your questions, comments and requests;

  • Where you have opted-in to receive marketing from us, deliver communications that may be of interest to you;

  • Improve our services and Website through analysis of information.

 

Sharing of your Personal Data

We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law of as set out below:

We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. We have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf.

 

Keeping your Personal Data secure

We have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data we collect. We 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 unauthorized access, use and disclosure. Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to collect your information. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

 

Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

We will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in this privacy policy and otherwise communicated to you. We review Personal Data at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymize any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

 

Children

This website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide us with your Personal Data, including your email address.

 

Access to and control over your Personal Data

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 email bgildersleevebooks@gmail.com.

  • see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are 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 Data.

 

Change of purpose

We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us. If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

Contact Us

 

Our full details are: Beth Gildersleeve

Email for privacy questions: bgildersleevebooks@gmail.com

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