Paul Grover

Science Fiction Author

Privacy Policy

This notice is for this website; Paulgrover.co.uk owned by Paul Grover 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. 

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Definitions:

"I" or "The Website" refers to [author name]

"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 data is only collected and used for responding to enquiries and corresponding with individuals who have elected to receive newsletters and associated correspondence.

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Lawful basis: Consent

1.    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.

2.    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.

3.    Data retention period: We will continue to process your information for 24 months

4.    Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties.

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Lawful basis: Legal obligation

1.    The reason we use this basis:  To pay my taxes correctly.

2.    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 [put your county or nation’s tax service name here]

3.    Data retention period: Six years

4.    Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. 

5.    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.

Your rights

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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Internet cookies

We do not use cookies on the Website.

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies 

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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.] 

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If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website. 

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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. 

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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:

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•    Unsubscribe at the bottom of the email

•    Contact me at [mailme@paulgrover.co.uk]