Privacy Policy – Carpe Diem Chronicles by Maida Malby

Privacy Policy – Carpe Diem Chronicles by Maida Malby

This notice is for this website; Carpe Diem Chronicles owned by Maida Malby of P.O. Box 591488, San Antonio, TX 78259 and governs the privacy of those who use it. It explains how we control, process, handle and protect your personal data while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations.

Definitions:
“I” or “The Website” refers to [author name]
“you”, “the user” refers to the user of the Website.
GDPR means General Data Protection Act.

Processing of your personal data
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and process personal information about you electronically.

We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we process personal data only for accounts and records.

Lawful basis: Consent

1. The reason we use this basis: You gave us consent to use your data when you bought or negotiated to buy a book from my website.
2. We process your information in the following ways: To send you a book and keep you updated with special offers and news about my books.
3. Data retention period: We will continue to process your information until…[put time period here]
4. Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties.

Lawful basis: Legal obligation

1. The reason we use this basis: To pay my taxes correctly.
2. We process your information in the following ways: I must maintain a list of clients with name, address, and purchases for tax inspections in line with the Internal Revenue Service.
3. Data retention period: Six years
4. Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties.
5. If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows.
• the right to be informed;
• the right of access;
• the right to rectification;
• the right to erasure;
• the right to restrict processing;
• the right to data portability;
• the right to object; and
• the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

Internet cookies

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.

Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies provided by your WordPress in how we store, access and manage that information.

Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions
Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are served through our own means.]

Clickable sponsored or affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL like this; http://www.kwillbooks.com or as a titled text link like this: Bookshops in Cambridge

Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie.

If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.