The website is about an author and writer Rosie Wylor-Owen. She is an award-winning writer and produces speculative fiction. Users can find information about her work on the website and can also purchase full-versions from numerous online platforms including Amazon, Kobo, iBooks and Barnes and Noble.
1. Important Definitions under GDPR
Before moving forward, it is important to understand the meaning of important terminologies under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
1.1 Consent – it is a freely given, specific, informed and explicit consent by statement or action signifying agreement to the processing of their personal data by a user “data subject”
1.2 Data Subject – it refers to any natural person whose personal data is processed by a data controller or data processor.
1.3 Data Controller – The entity or person that determines the purposes, conditions and means of the processing of personal data of the data subject.
1.4 Data processor – The entity/company/individual that processes data on behalf of the Data Controller.
1.5 Personal Data – Any information related to a natural person or ‘Data Subject’ that can be used to directly or indirectly identify the person.
2. What information we collect
2.1 This is a personal website of an author, thus we do not collect any information for personal use
2.2 We only collect first name, sir name and email address from the users, that too on voluntary basis. Users have the right to share their information through the subscription form
2.3 We do not collect or store any other sensitive information, such as credit or debit card details
2.4 Cookies – Our website collects automated information through cookies, which includes IP address, browser type and time session on the website. If you do not wish to use the cookies you can always opt-out by emailing us your concern and we will remove you from the list.
3. How we personal process data
3.1 We collect your personal information through our newsletter subscription form
3.2 This form is supported by MailChimp which is an automated email management platform.
3.5 If you do not feel comfortable about your email address and name being saved at MailChimp’s platform you can always unsubscribe from the option and your information will be deleted automatically.
4. Why we process your information
4.1 Personal information is gathered for newsletter subscription only
4.2 We only process your information to send you a newsletter on monthly basis, however which may increase in frequency to no more than one newsletter per week.
4.3 Newsletter includes information about the author, new deals, new books and novel releases, and blog posts etc.
5. Newsletter Subscription
5.1 Users have a free will to opt for newsletter subscription
5.2 Users will have to enter email address and full name to receive a newsletter, if you do not wish to receive any emails you can skip to subscribe to our subscribers list
5.3 Users will also receive promotional material and discount deals by subscribing to the list
5.4 Considering the freely expressed consent of the users, we have added a double opt-in option in our newsletter subscription sign-up, where users will have the option to tick the email subscription box if they wish to receive the newsletter.
5.5 You can always change your settings and unsubscribe whenever you want.
5.6 Users will receive the unsubscribing link in the footer of every email and thus click on it to unsubscribe.
• You can also unsubscribe by directly emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will remove you from the list. We respect the privacy of our users and thus make sure to provide maximum customer support in every privacy related decision.
6. Disclosure to Third-Parties
Please note that Rosie Wylor-Owen does not sell, share or disclose any personal information to third-parties. We understand the importance of customer privacy and put our utmost efforts to protect customer’s personal information.
7. Links to Third-Party Websites
7.1 Please note that Rosie Wylor-Owen only use third-party links that are secure
7.2 The use of external links is only for the convenience of users, as users can directly buy books from authenticated platforms like Amazon, instead of buying books from any unreliable third-parties
8. Retention Period
8.1 We hold the personal data of users for an indefinite period.
8.2 The personal data will automatically be deleted when a user unsubscribes
• Users can also ask us to delete their information by directly emailing us at email@example.com
9. Data Breach Notification
9.1 GDPR has defined a specific period of data breach notification and we are bound by the requirements and would be held responsible for sharing the news as soon as we can
9.2 We have not faced any data breach ever
9.3 We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database to all the relevant individuals and authorities within the prescribed time period 72 hours of the breach
10. Rights of Users under GDPR
10.1 Users have numerous rights under GDPR which they can claim for different purposes. For the convenience of our users we have jotted down the rights below:
• 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
• Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
12. Contact Us
Please feel free to contact us for any further information that you may require.