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It is Anna B. Doe’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information I may collect from you or which you may provide to me, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, I have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how I collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).


I will only collect and use your Personal Data where:

  • I have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;

  • I have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests. For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), I, Anna B. Doe, am the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how I use your Personal Data, please contact me via my contact details at the end of this policy. I review my privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such I may change this privacy policy from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.

1. Personal Data I collect via my website [] (the “Website”) 

I only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with me on the Website in the following ways:

  • Signing up to Anna B. Doe’s newsletter to receive updates, information, and offers

Types of data I collect: email address, name

  • Using the Contact Form or other form on the website

Types of data I collect: email address, name, any personal data you provide in the free text box on the form.

I automatically collect certain information when you visit my Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, and geographic location/country. I do not link this information with any Personal Data.

I may also collect data automatically through use of cookies on the Website. Please see my cookie policy to find out about the types of cookies I set and why, and how you can adjust your settings to disable cookies.

2. Use of your Personal Data 

I will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, I use your Personal Data to:

  • process and manage your use of our website;

  • respond to your questions, comments, and requests;

  • where you have opted-in to receive marketing/newsletters/emails/updates/offers from me, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences/may be of interest to you; these emails may use geographic information to tailor the updates to your location;

  • improve my services and Website through analysis of information.

3. Sharing of your Personal Data 

I take your privacy seriously and will not share with, or rent, sell, or give away your Personal Data to others.

4. Keeping your Personal Data secure 

I have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data I collect. I maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorised access, use and disclosure.

I use MailerLite for my Marketing Automation platform for Anna B. Doe’s Mailing List and Author Newsletter. You can view their privacy policy here.

5. Retention periods for use of your Personal Data 

I will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in this privacy policy and otherwise as communicated to you. I review the Personal Data I hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymise any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

6. Access to and control over your Personal Data 

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting me via email at annabdoe [at] gmail [dot] com.

  • see what Personal Data I hold about you (if any), including why I am holding it and who it could be disclosed to;

  • ask me to change/correct your Personal Data;

  • ask me to delete your Personal Data;

  • object to the processing of your Personal Data;

  • ask me to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;

  • withdraw any consents you have given me to the processing of your Personal Data; and

  • express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.


7. Change of purpose 

I will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which I collected it, unless I reasonably consider that I need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact me. If I need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, I will notify you and I will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.


8. Contact Us 

Our full details are: Anna B. Doe

Email for Privacy Questions: annabdoe [at] gmail [dot] com

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