MARIE LONG (www.MarieLongAuthor.com)

PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated: June 14, 2018

MarieLongAuthor.com (“Marie Long”, “it”, or “This Website”) operates an informational website that enables visitors and customers to read news and written works from fantasy author Marie Long through a variety of electronic devices and software applications. It is Marie Long’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information may collect from you or which you may provide to This Website, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, this privacy policy has been developed in order for you to understand how personal information is collected, used, and shared in association with the services provided through This Website.

Collection of personal information

“Personal information” (also referred to as “Personal Data” in some jurisdictions) is any information that can be used to identify you or that This Website can link to you.

Data you provide to This Website:

Marie Long only collects Personal Data where you choose to interact with This Website in the following ways: 

  1. Sign up for the Marie Long newsletter: To sign up for the Marie Long newsletter, you must provide your name and e-mail address. This Website uses third-party service, Mailerlite, to collect contact information and distribute the associated newsletter. MailerLite’s privacy policy is available at https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.
  2. Use the online Contact Forms: When you contact Marie Long using the contact form provided on This Website, you provide your name and e-mail address. You may further choose to provide additional information in the free text box.

Data This Website collects automatically:

MarieLongAuthor.com uses tracking cookies and conversion pixels from vendors such as Google, Facebook, and Pinterest to present special offers to you for Marie Long’s books over the Google Content Network and via social networks. This means you may see an ad for Marie Long’s books as a result of visiting This Website. Your personally identifiable information is not used by any remarketing service other than to present you special offers from Marie Long.

Cookies and similar tools

This Website uses browser cookies and similar technologies (collectively, “cookies”) to collect and store certain information when you use, access or interact with This Website.

How this website uses the information it collects

(a) Sending newsletter/marketing emails – With your permission, Marie Long will provide you with the most up-to-date information about author Marie Long’s products, sales, services, and other information that might be of interest to you when you sign up for the Marie Long’s newsletter. You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time.

Legal bases for using your personal information

There are different legal bases that This Website relies on to use your personal information, namely:

  • Consent – This Website will rely on your consent to use (i) technical information such as cookie data and geolocation data as described in the Cookie Policy; and (ii) your personal information for marketing purposes. You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting Marie Long, or by following an unsubscribe link in any newsletter/marketing communication you receive from Marie Long.

Third party websites

This Website may contain links to other websites not owned or controlled by Marie Long. Marie Long is not responsible for their privacy policies or practices, and encourages you to be aware of these other third-party websites and their privacy statements.

This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected by This Website.

Children

This Website and its services are aimed at adults, and it does 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 This Website with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.

Security and data retention

This Website deploys administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to safeguard the information that it collects. Marie Long evaluates these safeguards on an ongoing basis to help minimize risks from new security threats as they become known.

This Website maintains 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.

However, no information system can be 100% secure. So, This Website cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, This Website is not responsible for the security of information you transmit to to This Website over networks that it does not control, including the Internet and wireless networks.

This Website retains the information collected via Mailerlite (newsletter service) and Gmail (email service) until such time as you choose to request your data to be permanently removed.

Sharing of your Personal Data

This Website takes your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:

This Website shares Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on Marie Long’s behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to Marie Long. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook, Pinterest, and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. Please note that This Website has appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom Marie Long shares Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on Marie Long’s behalf.

Your choices and your rights

You can unsubscribe or opt-out of receiving marketing communications from Marie Long by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of an automatic email. You can also contact Marie Long directly at www.marielongauthor.com/contact.

You can change or update your information by contacting Marie Long at www.marielongauthor.com/contact with your request.

Consistent with legal requirements and limitations, you can also ask Marie Long:

  • to see what personal information This Website holds about you;
  • to erase your personal information;
  • to port your personal information; and
  • to restrict This Website’s use of your personal information.

Please note that Marie Long may require additional information from you in order to honor your requests.

If you would like to discuss or exercise such rights, contact Marie Long at www.marielongauthor.com/contact. Alternatively you may have a right to complain to your local data protection authority (if one exists in your country).

Amazon Associates

MarieLongAuthor.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Marie Long may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The effective date of the current Privacy Policy is noted at the top of this page. Marie Long may advise you in writing where these terms were materially changed, however Marie Long encourages you to periodically review this page for updated terms.

How to contact Marie Long

You may contact Marie Long with questions about our privacy or data protection practices at www.marielongauthor.com/contact.


MARIE LONG (www.MarieLongAuthor.com)

COOKIE AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES POLICY

Last updated: June 14, 2018

MarieLongAuthor.com (“Marie Long”, “it”, or “This Website”) operates an informational website that enables visitors and customers to read news and written works from fantasy author Marie Long through a variety of electronic devices and software applications. This Website uses a variety of technologies to learn more about how people use This Website and its services.  You can find out more about these technologies and how to control them in the information below. This policy forms part of the Marie Long Privacy Policy.

Cookies & Other Tracking Technologies: How This website Uses Them

Like most companies and websites, Marie Long uses cookies and other tracking technologies on This Website (referred to together from this point forward as “cookies,” unless otherwise stated).

This Website uses third-party cookies. Third-party cookies are controlled by third-parties, mostly for analytics purposes.

This Website uses the following categories of cookies:

  • Analytics and Performance-Related Cookies: This Website may use cookies to assess the performance of Marie Long’s Services, including as part of Marie Long’s analytics practices to improve the selection of content provided for you on This Website.

By using This Website, you consent to the use of cookies and tracking technologies and the corresponding processing of information. You can withdraw your consent at any time by deleting placed cookies and disabling cookies in your browser.

Your Cookie Choices & How to Opt-Out

You have the choice whether to accept the use of cookies. Here is how you can exercise your rights:

Most browsers are initially set up to accept HTTP cookies. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies and how to disable existing cookies. For more information about HTTP cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies

Controlling the HTML5 local storage on your browser depends on which browser you use. For more information regarding your specific browser please consult the browser’s website (often in the Help section).

Please note, however, that without HTTP cookies and HTML5 local storage, you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features of Marie Long’s website and some parts of This Website may not function properly.

You can also disable analytics for mobile apps from the settings screen on your mobile device.

Cookies & Tracking Technologies Used on Marie Long’s Services

The following table sets out details of the some of the individual cookies/ tracking solutions This Website uses and the purposes for which they are used.

Marie Long is not responsible for third-party sites and their privacy practices as it relates to opt-outs from tracking activities.

Service: Google Analytics
Purpose: Analytics and Performance Related
Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy
Service: Marie Long
Purpose: Performance Related
Privacy Policy: https://www.marielongauthor.com/privacy-policy
Service: Pinterest
Purpose: Targeting Related
Privacy Policy: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

 

Contact Marie Long

For any queries in relation to this Cookies and Tracking Technologies Policy please contact Marie Long at www.marielongauthor.com/contact.