We will only collect and use your Personal Data where:
- we have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;
- we are performing a contract with you for our services;
- we 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) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), we, Vanessa Kier, are the “data controller.” If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy.
What Personal Data Do We Collect?
Data That Is Automatically Collected
When accessing our website https://www.vanessakier.com, Vanessa Kier will learn certain information about you during your visit.
Similar to other commercial websites, our website utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. For example, we use Google Analytics to assist us with understanding how visitors use our site. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address. We do not link this information with any Personal Data.
You can find information on how Google Analytics handles the information it collects from partner sites such as Vanessa Kier in Google's Privacy & Terms.
Data That You Submit to Us
When accessing our website https://www.vanessakier.com.com, Vanessa Kier will collect Personal Data from you when you interact with us in the following ways:
Type of Personal Data Collected
When you sign up to receive our newsletter.
When you fill in one of our contact forms and submit it.
Any Personal Data you include in the text box.
When you submit a comment on our blog.
Browser user agent string
Any Personal Data you include in the text box
Your Gravatar image if you submit a comment using an email address that you have linked to Gravatar
When you sign up to follow our blog via email.
When you purchase a book through our Payhip store.
Payment method (payment details are processed by Payhip and not shared with Vanessa Kier)
How Do We Use the Personal Data That You Provide to Us?
We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we use your Personal Data to:
- process and manage your use of our website;
- respond to your questions, 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 our services and Website through analysis of information.
Sharing of Your Personal Data
We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:
We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. Such third parties include the services that help us send out our newsletter. These third parties may also include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences.
We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber lists (newsletter and blog updates via email) and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our interactions with you.
You can unsubscribe from our emails by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each email.
Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf.
You should assume that we are unable to fully honor Do Not Track requests.
Keeping Your Personal Data Secure
We have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data we collect. We 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.
Retention Periods for use of Your Personal Data
This Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or via our postal address: Vanessa Kier, PO Box 285, Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
- see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are 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; and
- express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.
Change of Purpose
We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is 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 us.
If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, or your dealings with our website, please contact us:
Full details: Vanessa Kier
Email for Privacy Questions: email@example.com
Postal Address: Vanessa Kier | PO Box 285 | Lafayette, CA 94549 | United States
June 6, 2021