[Last updated March 2021]

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Data Collection & Retention

Stefania Hartley collects personal data for the sole purpose of providing services you voluntarily request, generating statistical studies, or notifying you of new products and any other changes to the website and/or services that may affect you.

Data is collected from information you provide either by subscribing to Stefania’s newsletter or by visiting stefaniahartley.com. Our web server, WordPress, collects and stores your data when you comment and visit pages. When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing automation platform. By subscribing to Stefania’s newsletter, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Your personal data is retained only for as long as necessary to complete the purpose for which it was collected or until you revoke access. (See below for instructions on how to revoke access.)

Your information will only be used for legal purposes, such as:

  • To send you information that you request.
  • To contact you if you win a giveaway from an email or newsletter giveaway.
  • To improve your experience at stefaniahartley.com.

You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by emailing us at stefaniahartleybooks@gmail.com.

When you voluntarily submit personal data at stefaniahartley.com, you understand that you are agreeing to allow Stefania Hartley to access, store, and or use that information for the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy.

Your Legal Right to Control Use of Your Data

If at any time you wish to revoke permission to receive offers, correspondence, and or emails from author Stefania Hartley, you may opt out by clicking the UNSUBSCRIBE link located in the footer of every email correspondence.

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These include the right to:

  • Request access to your personal data
  • Request correction of your personal data
  • Request erasure of your personal data
  • Object to processing of your personal data
  • Request restriction of processing your personal data
  • Request transfer of your personal data
  • Right to withdraw consent

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email stefaniahartleybooks@gmail.com.

Controlling Your Data Information

It is very important that the information we collect about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by emailing stefaniahartleybooks@gmail.com. Or you can unsubscribe from your old email and resubscribe with your new email.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy notice, you may contact Stefania Hartley at stefaniahartleybooks@gmail.com.

By visiting stefaniahartley.com, you agree to this policy.