This is M. V. Miles policy to respect your privacy regarding any information I may collect from you or which you may provide us, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, I have developed this policy in order for you to understand how I collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information. ("Personal Data").

I will only collect and use your Personal Data where:
   -I have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;
   -I are performing a contract with you for our services; and
   -I have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/669) ("GDPR"), I, M. V. Miles, am the "data controller". If you have any questions about this policy or about how I use your Personal Data, please contact use via our contact details at the end of this policy.


This policy is effective as of 5/7/2018. I review or privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such I may change this privacy policy from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.
 

1. Personal Data I collect via our Website, (the "Website")

Personal Data that you provide to us:
I only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website in the following ways: when you sign up for the newsletter, when you win a prize from us, or when you choose to contact us directly.

           

Types of personal data collect: email address, first name, last name, or mailing address.

​​            Data that I collect automatically:

 

I automatically collect certain information when you visit my Website - such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. I do not link this information with any Personal Data.
 

I may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the Website. (See Cookie info in #9 below) 

 

2. Use of your Personal Data

I will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, I use your

Personal Data to:

- process and manage use of our Website;
-respond to your question, comments, and requests;
-where you have opted-in to receive marketing from us, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences/may be of interest to you;
-improve my services and Website through analysis of information.

3. Sharing of your Personal Data

I take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:

I share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those services 

to us. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google for the purpose of custom audience generation and the 

development of targeting criteria for other audiences. Please note that I have appropriate data privacy safeguards in places with third parties with whom I share 

Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf. 

 

4. Keeping your Personal Data secure

I have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data I collect. I maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

 

5. Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

I will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in the privacy policy and otherwise as communicated to you. I review the Personal Data I hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymize any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

 

6. Children

This website and my services are aimed at adults, and I do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 16 years old. If you are under the

age of 16, please do not provide us with any of your Personal data, including your email address.

 

7. Access to and control over your Personal Data

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email (authormilesmv81@gmail.com):

-see what Personal Data I hold about you (if any), including why I am holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
-ask us to change/correct your Personal Data;
-ask us to delete your Personal Data;

-object to the processing of your Personal Data;
-ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
-withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data;
-express any concerns you have about third parties' use of your Personal Data.


8. Change of purpose

I will only use your Personal Data for the purposes from which I collected it, unless I reasonably consider that I need to use it for another reason and that reason in compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact me.
 

If I need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, I will notify you and I will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

9. Cookies Collected

(Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings on their Internet browsers.)

Google Analytics

I use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use the website. I do this to help make improvements to the site and user experience. Google Analytics store information about:

-The pages you visit on the website

-How long you spend on each page

-How you got to visit the website

-What you click on whilst you’re visiting 

Website Provider – Wix

Our Website administrator wix.com provides tools that enable us to remember

your viewing practices.
 

Third Parties: Third party vendors, including Google and Amazon, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's previous visits to your website or other websites.
   

Google and Amazon’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
           


10. Contact Us

Details- M.V. Miles
email for privacy questions- authormilesmv81@gmail.com
   

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