This policy sets out how we use your personal data.
This website is managed by Josie Jaffrey. We may collect personal data from you in the following ways:
If you contact us then we will receive your name and email address. We will use that personal data to correspond with you.
If you subscribe to our website then we will receive your name and email address. We will use that personal data to send you newsletters and updates from Josie Jaffrey, which may include details of promotions of her books and the books of other authors.
If you request a review copy then we will receive your name, email address and (if you provide it) your postal address. We will use your email address to correspond with you regarding your review. If you request a print review copy, we will use your postal address to send your review copy to you.
If you enter one of our giveaways then we will receive your name, email address and postal address. We will use your email address to inform you whether or not you have won the giveaway. If you win the giveaway, we will use your postal address to send your prize.
If you order items from our shop (or if someone orders items for you), then we will receive your name, email address and postal address. We will use those details to fulfil your orders.
We may also collect and use technical information regarding your visit to this website, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you visit us. Please see "Cookies" below for more information.
In addition, we use your data to conduct our business, keep appropriate records, meet our legal obligations and improve our website. We only provide your personal data to third parties for our limited business purposes or as permitted by law. We don’t share your data with third party advertisers.
We NEVER sell your personal data. However, we may share your data with our service providers to the extent that such sharing is necessary. In particular, we use Wix to host our website and provide email marketing, iCloud to back up our files, Microsoft to host our membership database and Google to provide our email service. As a result of our use of these service providers, your personal data may be transferred and stored outside of the EEA.
For the purposes of the EU GDPR, we process most of your data on the lawful basis of our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) GDPR). If you order items from our shop or enter our giveaways, we process your data on the lawful basis of performing a contract with you, or to taking steps at your request prior to entering into a contract with you (Article 6(1)(b) GDPR). We may also process any of your personal data where necessary for compliance with law (Article 6(c) GDPR).
We will only process your personal data as long as is needed for the purposes for which we process it, and will delete it afterwards.
You have certain rights, prescribed by law, in relation to the processing of your data, such as rights to request access, rectification or deletion of your personal data. For more detail, you can visit the ICO's website here.
If at any time you would like us to stop using your personal data for any purpose, then just contact us to tell us so.
We use some cookies that are necessary to make the website function and some cookies that gather statistical data about how users use the website. In addition, clicking some of our website's social media sharing buttons will place cookies on your device. These are marketing cookies that are used by Twitter, Facebook and Google to display adverts relevant to you on their own sites.
You can learn more about cookies and how to delete them from your device here.
We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. You should check occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.