She will only collect and use your Personal Data where:
she has lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;
1. Personal Data I collect via my website [www.lacotton.com] (the “Website”)
I only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with me on the Website in the following ways:
Signing up to L A Cotton’s newsletter to receive updates, information, and offers
Types of data I collect: email address
Using the Contact Form or other form on the website
Types of data I collect: email address, name, any personal data you provide in the free text box on the form.
I automatically collect certain information when you visit my Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, and geographic location/country. I do not link this information with any Personal Data.
2. Use of your Personal Data
I will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, I 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/newsletters/emails/updates/offers from me, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences/may be of interest to you; these emails may use geographic information to tailor the updates to your location;
improve my services and Website through analysis of information.
3. Sharing of your Personal Data
I take your privacy seriously and will not share with, or rent, sell, or give away your Personal Data to others.
4. Keeping your Personal Data secure
I have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data I collect. I 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 unauthorised access, use and disclosure.
I use Wix ShoutOut for my Marketing Automation platform for L A Cotton’s Mailing List and Author Newsletter.
5. Retention periods for use of your Personal Data
This Website and my services are aimed at adults, and I do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide me 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 me via email at authorlacotton [at] outlook [dot] com.
see what Personal Data I hold about you (if any), including why I am holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
ask me to change/correct your Personal Data;
ask me to delete your Personal Data;
object to the processing of your Personal Data;
ask me to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
withdraw any consents you have given me 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
I will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which I collected it, unless I reasonably consider that I 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 me. If I need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, I will notify you and I will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
9. Contact Us
Our full details are: L A Cotton
Email for Privacy Questions: authorlacotton [at] outlook [dot] com