This notice is for this website; www.victoriaschwimley.com owned by Victoria Schwimley DBA VG Publishing at 9332 Channel Islands St. Elk Grove, CA 95624 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" “we” or "The Website" refers to Victoria Schwimley/VG Publishing
"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.
We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we do not use personal information other than to send emails which have been agreed to my user.
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 or subscribed for email updates.
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.
Data retention period: We will continue to process your information until requested not to.
Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties
Lawful basis: Legal obligation
The reason we use this basis: To pay my taxes correctly.
We process your information in the following ways: I must maintain a list of clients with name, address, and purchases for tax inspections in line with Internal Revenue Service and State of California
Data retention period: Six years
Sharing your information: We do not share your 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.
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Cookies that we use are:
Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies [provided by your Wix in how we store, access and manage that information.
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Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions
Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are served through our advertising partners [Google AdSense, eBay Partner Network, Facebook, Amazon Affiliates, or are served through our own means.]
Clickable sponsored or affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL like this; www.kwillbooks.com or as a titled text link like this: Bookshops in Cambridge
Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. We might earn a very small commission from the advertiser or advertising partner, at no cost to you, whether you make a purchase on their website or not.
We use advertising partners in these ways to help generate an income from the website, which allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.
If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.
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. We may also use the following email marketing services when collecting information, all of whom are GDPR compliant.
We may from time to time run promotions using these sites:
The Kindle Reviewer
Subscription time & date
In addition to the above, we may also use:
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:
Unsubscribe at the bottom of the email
Contact us at email@example.com
UPDATED MAY 2018