This notice is for this website, 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.
"I" or "The Website" refers to Emma Scott and EmmaScottWrites.com.
"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.
Lawful basis: Consent
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.
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.
We will continue to process your information until you unsubscribe from the mailing list or five years after you do business with this site.
We do not share your information with third parties, except as needed for ordinary business uses. Your website activity (pages visited, time on site) is also recorded through Google Analytics and WiX (our website host).
Lawful basis: Legal obligation
The reason we use this basis: To conduct ordinary. business and promotions of novels.
We process your information in the following ways: I maintain and store data for purposes of marketing and remarketing.
Data retention period: Six years
Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. / We do share your personal information with third parties.
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.
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.
Cookies used on this site are for traffic counting purposes only.
DATA SECURITY AND PROTECTION
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage. Our storage is managed and accessed through WiX.
We use the following companies to manage data: Facebook, Google Analytics, WiX.
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 "Processing of your personal data" above.
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:
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