Privacy Policy for Annie Locke website

Your privacy is important to us.

This website strives to provide protection for your personal information no matter where that information is collected, transferred, or retained. The following Privacy Policy for Annie Locke website outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use this website, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard your information. The policy also includes a disclaimer towards the bottom.

Annie Locke seeks to maintain this website to the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity at all levels for visitors to Some Inspiration website.

The site is part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by ithemes.com. For privacy policy details, please see the iThemes Privacy Policy.

Personal Information

Annie Locke collects personal and identifiable information from visitors to this website on a voluntary basis only. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, address, email address, company name and telephone number.

The information you provide to us is solely to enable us to process your enquiry or order and to maintain a high standard of customer service.

This information is collected if you purchase a product from us, request information from us, sign up to join our email list or request some other service or information from us. The information collected is internally reviewed, may be used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries. Any information held about you will be accurate, up to date and held in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1988. If you find any inaccuracy we will delete or correct it promptly.

If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.

Should we wish to use your comments in our advertising we will make every endeavour to contact you beforehand for your agreement. Should we use your comments we will nevertheless retain your anonymity by listing only your initials (or generic name such as firstname) and general location; unless that is you tell us to the contrary. We will only use your full name if you give us permission to do so.

More on what personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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 anonymised string created from your e-mail 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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Who we share your data with

Contact data only is stored on Some Inspiration website. If you have taken up a free book offer your contact data may be shared with Mailchimp.com.

As indicated in the opening paragraphs above, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by ithemes.com.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you would like information deleted from our records or would like to update or correct that information, please use our Contact Annie Locke page.

Updates and Effective Date

Annie Locke reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that our privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 16. We operate our site in compliance with the US Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 16 years of age.

Sale of website

If AnnieLocke.com is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use Annie Locke website or any services offered by this site.

Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.

Online transactions

PayPal Logo imageAny online transaction you make using a credit or debit card is made through the PayPal Secure Server and NOT through Annie Locke website (annielocke.com). No method of payment details are supplied to Annie Locke website from Paypal. Only your contact details and order are supplied to Annie Locke website.

To find out more about your rights with PayPal, please follow this link for their Terms & Conditions: User Agreement for PayPal Service

Use of your information in advertising

Should Annie Locke website wish to use your comments in our advertising I, or a representative, will make every endeavour to contact you beforehand for your agreement. Should I use your comments I will nevertheless retain your anonymity by listing only your initials (or generic name such as firstname) and general location; unless you tell me otherwise that I may use your details as given.

If you have any concerns about your privacy, or any statements above, please use the Contact page to get in touch.

Disclaimer

Annie Locke provides this website as a service.

While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided on this website is correct, complete, and, or up-to-date.

The materials contained on this website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter. Annie Locke does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.
Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer. The contents of this site are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents of this site is prohibited without the prior written consent from Annie Locke.

Some links within this website will lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. Annie Locke includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents, or products (exceptions may apply).

This website and its contents are provided ‘AS IS’ without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Reproduction, distribution, republication, and/or retransmission of material contained within this website are prohibited unless the prior written permission of Annie Locke has been obtained.