At DavidVSWest.com we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.
Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you complete the contact form or engage with other forms within our site.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.
Use of ‘cookies’
It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences.
Main Cookies used on our site: Google Analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
How we use your information
We may use your information to:
– Contact you regarding queries raised in the contact form;
– Deal with entries into a competition;
– Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you.
– These may include newsletters, promotions, invitations to events, or to be an advance reviewer of a book pre-publication
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
Links to other websites
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
Transferring your data outside of the UK or Europe
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the UK or the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the UK or the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the UK or the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the UK or the EU, your information may be transferred outside the UK or the EU in order to provide you with those services.
Review of this policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in July 2022.