Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

If I ever ask for your information, it will be for the following uses: to send you my newsletter or to contact you if you happen to win a giveaway I host on my site. I 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 material changes are made to this policy, I will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information I collect, how I use it, and under what circumstances, if any, I use and/or disclose it. This policy is effective as of July 11, 2018.

2. How Personal Data Is Defined

"Personal data" is defined in Article 4(1) of the GDPR:

"(1) 'personal data' means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person".

3. What Happens To Your Data

This site receives, collects, and stores any information you enter into this website or provide in any other way, including first and last name, email address, and mailing address if you win a giveaway and/or contest prize. In addition, this site collects the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, computer platform, and connection information. I may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

4. Why We Collect This Data

This information is collected for:

  • Subscription to the Jennieke Cohen newsletter and/or sending you updates on book releases, sales, giveaways, and other information.

  • Giveaways/contests you knowingly and voluntarily enter.

  • Creating aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which I may use to provide and improve my website or services.

  • Compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

5. How Your Information Is Kept Secure

This website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases, and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

 

In the event a breach occurs, I will make every effort to let you know by email within seven business days.

 

6. Retention of Personal Data

This site will only use and store your data for as long as needed to provide the services you requested and to make sure your future requests are met efficiently.

 

7. Cookies and How They Are Used

A cookie is a small file that a site transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser. The cookie files help the site analyze web traffic or let you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

 

This website uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps Wix.com and me analyze data about webpage traffic and improve this website in order to tailor it to customer needs. Wix.com and I only use this information for purposes of statistical analysis.

Overall, cookies help Wix and me provide you with a better website by enabling the monitoring of which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives Wix or me access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

8. Links to Other Sites

This website may link to other websites, however once you use these links to leave this site, please know there is no control over those other websites. As a result, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide those sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Please exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

9. Controlling Your Personal Information

This website and I will never sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless required by law to do so.

You can unsubscribe from my newsletter by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any of the newsletters you have received or by emailing me using the contact information located at the end of this privacy policy.

 

10. Contact Information

I am available via email or through the website contact form at any time to:

Provide details on what, if any, personal data I hold.

Change, correct, or delete your personal data.

Express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your personal data.

For any questions regarding this privacy policy, you can reach me using the contact page, by emailing hello@jenniekecohen.com, or via the information provided at the bottom of my newsletter.

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