Privacy Policy

  

This privacy policy is for www.mynovelideas.co.uk and governs the privacy of its users. The website complies with the new GDPR laws and requirements effected from 25th May 2018. By continuing to use my website, www.mynovelideas.co.uk, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

I (Sarah Anstey) am committed to safeguarding and protecting your information. If I ask you for any information then it will only be used according to this privacy statement. I may change this policy from time to time in line with legislation and I advise that you check this page from time to time to be aware of any changes. 

You can visit the majority of my website without revealing any personal information about yourself. However, there are times when I need to collect information so I can provide the services that you request. 

How personal information is collected:

a) Use of cookies

Cookies are small files saved to the hard drive of the user’s device, which track, save and store information regarding the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This enables the website, through its server, to produce a more tailored experience for site users. “Assumed consent” is used – if the user is unhappy about the use of cookies they can simply leave the website.

Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings. You can disable them completely by editing your browser settings, however in doing this you may be limiting the functionality that is displayed on my website and also a large population of websites on the internet that use cookies to serve their content.

To learn how to disable cookies on browsers please click here – https://support.google.com/accounts

b) Website analytics

Each time a user visits my website, the analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie.

This is for statistical purposes and includes information such as most visited pages, types of browsers used to access my site, technology used, referring sites, IP addresses, geographical and demographic information. The information collected is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

c) Completion of my online forms

I collect information about you when you complete any of my online forms. The information I require from you will be indicated on the form as require e.g. name and email address.

How I use personal information

I use your personal information (name and email address) for the following purposes:

– To enable you to easily contact and communicate with  me.

– To enable me to answer questions or queries you may have

– To carry out and provide you with the services that you request from me

I will not sell or disclose any personal information such as your e-mail address to third parties without your prior consent.

How long do I keep you data?

I am required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years.

What are your rights?

You may have access to your personal data held at any time on request. If at any point you believe that the personal information I hold is incorrect, you can request to have it corrected or deleted. Under the GDPR rulings, I would inform my users within 72 if any breach of security occurs that might compromise your data.

External Links

Even though this website seeks to provide quality, safe and relevant external links, users ought to apply a policy of caution before following any external web links from this website. Such links are followed at the user’s own risk.

I can neither guarantee nor verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their very best efforts. As the owner of this website, I cannot be held liable for any damages or implications as a result of visiting any external links mentioned.

I encourage you to be cautious and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects your information.

This privacy statement only applies to information collected on this website.

Social media

Interactions made through external social media services that this website and the service participate with are subject to the terms and conditions as are as the privacy policies held with each social media service.

Users are encouraged to use social media platforms sensibly and with due care and attention in respect of their own privacy and personal details. 

I aim to keep the Personal Data I hold about you accurate and up to date. If you tell me that I are holding any inaccurate Personal Data about you, I will delete it or correct it promptly. Please e-mail me at sarah_cate [at] hotmail.com to update your personal data.