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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 24th May 2018.

Changes may be made to this policy in the future. Please visit again to keep up to date.

By using this website, you agree that you have read and understood the Privacy Policy set out below. Although the language is simple, the intentions behind this policy are to provide complete transparency to the user on how information is collected and used on this website.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED ON THIS WEBSITE?
Contact Form
When you fill out my contact form on this website, I collect your name and email address.

Overseas Order Form
When you place an order from the Overseas Shop page, I will collect your name, email and postal address.

HOW I USE YOUR INFORMATION
The contact information that you provide i.e. your name, email address, and postal address is used for the following purposes:

- to help answer your enquiry
- to process any book order

WEBSITE SECURITY
My website is secure. You can see this as it has https: and a padlock in the browser address bar. This means the connection from your computer to my website is secure, and all information passed over the network is encrypted with SHA-2, 256-bit cryptography. The information you provide to me when filling out a form is transferred from your computer to my website server and then to my local email via SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol). All information is protected by SSL.

Information that you provide is not stored on the website server, or in any database.

SUBJECT ACCESS REQUEST
You can request to see any data that may be held on you at any time. Any request will be responded to within 30 days.

DELETION REQUEST
You have the right to ask for any personal data that I hold on you to be deleted. Unless there is a reason why that data is needed - for example, to allow me to fulfil a service that I am currently providing to you, or for legal reasons, your data will be erased on request.

HARDWARE
My PC has a standard firewall & anti-virus protection, which I keep up-to-date. I adopt appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of any information that I may hold about the service I provide for you.

WEBSITE HOSTING
The hosting servers that I use are UK based, and GDPR compliant. The network security is provided by Juniper and Cisco industry-standard firewalls.

THIRD PARTIES
I regard your personal information is exactly that, personal, and I do not share, rent or sell your details to any third party.

PAYMENTS
I do not store any personal financial information. All payments that you make to me, to purchase books, are processed securely, online, via Paypal. Paypal is a 3rd party processor and has its own Privacy Policy which you can view here*.

COOKIES
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer, and it helps the website to remember you while you are actively on it, or when you return at a later date.

You can delete your cookies at any time from within your browser settings.

You have full control over whether you allow any website, including this one to use cookies. You can disable your cookies from within your browser.

Find out more information on Cookies here https://www.aboutcookies.org and also here https://cookiesandyou.com

If you do disable your cookies, there may be elements of this website that do not function as you would expect.

Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not continue using my Site.

Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Questions
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact me using my contact form on the Home page.

* these links are provided for your convenience and were current at the time of writing. All 3rd Party websites are responsible for their policies and data, and the links and data may change. Please do your own research to ensure you have the latest information.

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