Privacy Policy

What I Will Not Do:
Store anything about you without your explicit consent
Pass any information about you on to anyone else without good cause.

What I Will Do (if you sign up for my newsletter):
Store your information securely until it is no longer needed or you ask for it to be removed.
Send you a welcome email introducing myself and my work.
Send you occasional newsletters or emails with relevant news, such as notifications of new releases.
Track your involvement with the emails in order to help send you interesting information.

Do you gather any data on website users?
I may gather information through the use of cookies. My cookie policy is below.

How secure is my data?
All personal details relating to newsletter subscriptions are held securely by MailChimp.
No personal details are passed on to any other parties, unless complying with a legal requirement (for instance a legitimate request from law enforcement).
In the highly unlikely event of a breach of security, users will be informed as soon as reasonably practicable.

What data do you collect?
When a user signs up to my newsletter, they supply their email address and name.
My email marketing campaigns contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include: where the user joined up from, the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity, and other similar information.

What do you do with the data?
This information is processed to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

What do I do if the information you have about me is incorrect?
Please email from the subscribed email address and let me know what needs correcting.

How long do you keep the data?
The data is kept until such time as it is no longer relevant.
However, the user may at any time request their data be deleted by emailing from the subscribed email address.

What information do you hold on me?
Please email from the subscribed email address to request a free copy of personal information held about you.

How do I stop getting emails from you?
Click on the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any newsletter.

What happens if I share a link to your site?
Your social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page, just like any other.


Cookie Policy

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Disabling Cookies
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Cookies on This Site
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When you submit data through a form, as on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In some special cases, this site also uses cookies provided by Squarespace, a trusted third party. It relies on Squarespace’s analytics to provide information on how you use the site and how your user experience can be improved.

This site also uses social media buttons and/or plugins to let you connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, or Goodreads, will set cookies through this site. These cookies may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes, which are outlined in their respective privacy policies.