Privacy Policy

It is Author T.K. Leigh’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you or which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set forth below. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard, and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

 

We 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; and

  • 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 (“GDPR”), we, Author T.K. Leigh, 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. This policy is effective as of May 21, 2018. We review our privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such we 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 WE COLLECT VIA OUR WEBSITE

 

We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on www.tkleighauthor.com (the “Website”) in the following ways:

 

  • When you signed up to receive free content, including eBooks, videos, and offers, we’ll collect the following information:

  1. Email address

  2. First name

  3. Last Name

  • When you purchase a book directly from us, we’ll collect:

  1. Name

  2. Email address

  3. Phone number

  4. Any Personal Data which you provide to us in the free text of the form

  5. Payment method choice (payment details are held by our payment processor, not us)

  • When you complete the contact form

  1. Name

  2. Email Address

  3. Any Personal Data which you provide to us in the free text of the form

 

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

 

We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the Website. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

 

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

2. USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

 

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

 

  • Process and manage 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

 

3. 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 forth 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 services to us. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Ad words for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. 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.

 

4. 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.

 

5. RETENTION PERIODS FOR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

 

We 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 this privacy policy and otherwise as communicated to you. We review the Personal Data we hold at regular intervals and delete permanently any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

 

6. CHILDREN

 

This Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 18 years old. If you are under the age of 18, 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 at tk@tkleighauthor.com or via our postal address:

  • 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 he processing of your Personal Data;

  • Ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;

  • Withdraw any consents you have given to the processing of your Personal Data; and

  • Express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.

 

8. 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.

 

9. CONTACT

 

Our full details are:

 

Author T.K. Leigh

tk@tkleighauthor.com

25852 McBean Pkwy # 806

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

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