1. Information We Collect
1.1 Email Address
When you voluntarily provide your email address through the embedded form on our website, we collect and store this information. We use the Mailerlite service to manage and send promotional campaigns to our subscribers. Your email address is stored securely in our Mailerlite account and is not shared with any third parties for any purpose other than promotional campaigns strictly related to our author content.
1.2 Automatically Collected Information
We may also collect certain information automatically when you visit our website. This information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, and other technical data. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movements, and gather demographic information for aggregate use. This data is not linked to any personally identifiable information.
2. Use of Your Information
We use your email address for the following purposes:
- To send you promotional emails related to our author content, including but not limited to book releases, events, and other relevant updates.
We may also use the automatically collected information for:
- Analyzing website performance and user behavior.
- Improving our website's functionality and content.
- Monitoring and preventing security breaches and potential cyber threats.
3. Third-Party Services
We use third-party services, including Wix and Mailerlite, to collect and process your email address for promotional campaigns. These third-party service providers have their own privacy policies that govern how they handle your data. We encourage you to review their respective privacy policies to understand how they protect your information.
4. Data Retention
We will retain your email address for as long as you remain subscribed to our mailing list or until you request to be removed. You can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link provided in our emails.
5. Cookies and Similar Technologies
6. Data Security
We take reasonable measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, alteration, or disclosure.
7. Advertising and Ad Targeting
We may use your email address for ad targeting on third-party platforms, such as social media, to display relevant advertisements related to our author content.
8. Your Rights
You have the right to:
- Access and correct the personal information we hold about you.
- Withdraw your consent for the use of your email address at any time.
- Unsubscribe from our mailing list and opt-out of receiving promotional emails.
To exercise these rights or if you have any questions or concerns regarding your personal data, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. Contact Us
Dark Tide Publishing
Email for Privacy Questions: email@example.com
Postal Address: PO Box 25025, Halifax RPO Clayton Park W., NS, B3M 4H4
Last Updated: 4 August 2023