Privacy Policy

Belinda Williams Books respects and is committed to protecting your privacy. Our Privacy Policy details why and when we collect your personal information, how we use it and how your personal information is protected online via belindawilliamsbooks.com

What personal information do we collect?

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site, for example, commenting on a blog post.

How do we use your information?

We only use your name and email address to send you periodic emails when you subscribe to our newsletter.

Data security and protection

We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers or personal information like phone numbers. We do not use Malware Scanning. We do not use an SSL certificate. These articles and information can be accessed anonymously and your personal information with not be collected.

Sharing your information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Third Party Links

Our website may contain adverts through WordPress.com that are served through advertising partners. You can find the full list of advertising partners on WordPress.com’s Cookie Policy here.

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts or third-party links found throughout the website.

Internet Cookies

Belinda Williams Books’ website is hosted by WordPress.com which utilizes cookies for their Site Stats feature. This tallies the unique numbers of visitors to a site, as well as the number from specific geographic locations. A visitor is counted when a user or browser visits for the first time in a given period.

This is done by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third-party website. Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website. We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “What personal information do we collect” section above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an email marketing service provider. We use Mailchimp. The Mailchimp Privacy Policy can be found here.  They collect: First Name, Last Name, Email address, Country, I.P address, Subscription time & date.

Once you subscribe to Belinda Williams’ newsletter mailing list you will receive a confirmation email.  You can opt out of receiving emails or ask to see the data we hold for you, or request we remove your data at any time by the following methods:

  • Unsubscribe at the bottom of the email
  • Contact us at belinda.williams@outlook.com

Changes

Belinda Williams Books may make changes to its privacy policy, and will publish it here. We will not circulate it other than at this link on our website, and it is your responsibility to check the policy for up-dates.

This is version dated June 2018.

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