PRIVACY STATEMENT


This is a EUGDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) Statement about the privacy policy of this website.

Who runs this website?
This is the personal website of children’s author, James Nicol jamesnicolbooks.com It is owned and operated solely by James Nicol who has appointed himself Data Protection Officer (fancy!), as prescribed by the GDPR.

The website was created and is hosted by Sevine Web


What personal data is collected and why?
We collect, use, store and retain your personal data in line with data protection legislation. This privacy statement aims to provide as much information as possible to help you understand how we look after the data you share with us, what your legal rights are in relation to that information – and how you can contact us if you have any questions or queries about how we look after your personal information.


What personal data is collected and why?
We collect, use, store and retain your personal data in line with data protection legislation. This privacy statement aims to provide as much information as possible to help you understand how we look after the data you share with us, what your legal rights are in relation to that information – and how you can contact us if you have any questions or queries about how we look after your personal information.

There are a number of ways that your personal information is collected when you visit or contact this website.


Cookies
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a site visitor's browser, usually used to keep track of their movements and actions on a site. The data they use isn’t really data about you – it’s more about the device you use to access the website, and the location of the device.


Email:
If you email us directly or fill in the contact form, your email address may be saved to Apple mail contacts list in order that we can reply to you regarding your message. We will use your email address only to reply to you. We will not share the information with any third party without your permission. If you subscribe to receive newsletters from this site as updates via email, we will retain your email address and sign up details via WIX for that purposes for as long as you are subscribed to receive those newsletters and bulletins until you unsubscribe.


Contact and Enquiry Information
We may process information about you to answer your query. This may include your name, address, email address, postal address and telephone number – depending on what information you provide to us. We will receive this either directly from you for example in an email, FB or Twitter message, or through the contact form on our website. In all cases we receive only the information you choose to provide – and it will be used to correspond with you until your query is resolved.


Feedback and Other Information That You Send to Us
We may process information you send to us for publication on our website and/or social media platforms. We will always ask you if it is OK to use your personal information in this way. If you have sent this information by private communication channels (such as email) then we will ask for your consent to publish this. (NOTE – if you have posted the information on any of our public sites (social media channels) we do not require consent as you have chosen to make this public – and it is therefore exempt from data protection provisions. However, we will endeavour to contact you to check if it may be shared on other social media channels)


Embedded content from other websites:
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. How we protect your data and what data breach procedures we have in place: Your data may be stored on computers and accounts with individual passwords that we change regularly. If these entities are ever compromised, we will try to inform you as soon as possible and take advice on how to further protect your data.


What rights you have over your data
Data Protection legislation is in place to help protect your personal information – and give you control over how it is used. It gives you rights associated with your data, the main ones are listed below. They won’t always apply in every circumstance – but we will explain it to you if you choose to exercise any of your rights.


Right to access – you can request copies of any information we hold about you.
Right to rectification – If you believe we have any of you details wrong, you can ask us to correct them.
Right to Erasure – You can ask us to delete any information we hold about you. This will apply only when we do not have a legal basis to retain that information.
Right to Restrict or Object to Processing – this is controlling exactly what data we hold – you can ask us to stop using certain data or stop carrying out certain processes with your data.
The right to complain to a “Supervisory Authority” – an organisation that oversees Data Protection. This could be the Authority where you live, where you work – or the one for the UK, where we are based, which is the Information Commissioners Office.


Where we rely on consent to process your data, you can withdraw that consent at any time.

Privacy Policy Updates
We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.