Please read the following document carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018, the data controller is The Black Book Blog who can be contacted at: email@example.com.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://theblackbookblogg.com.
Blog name: The Black Book Blog
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you contact The Black Book Blog using the contact form or email address provided: firstname.lastname@example.org, I will receive additional information about you such as your full name, email address, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send, and any other information you may choose to provide. This data will be processed based on our legitimate interest in communicating with you, answering any questions or concerns you have. We may also retain your data to keep a record of the communication.
Purchase/Sale of Goods or Services
If you become a customer, we will collect additional information in order to carry out and complete the purchase and sale of the goods or services you have requested, including but not limited to your name, email address, billing address, credit/debit card, or payment information and any other information necessary in order to complete the purchase of the product or service you elect to buy. We will collect and process this data in order to fulfill our contractual obligation to complete your order and will not retain the information any longer than necessary.
We use third party data processors to take and complete payment, and we will not have retained nor have access to your payment information.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
This information is only collected to better serve and understand your use experience on the website. You have the option of turning off cookies on your computer should you wish to do so. If you choose to do that you may not be able to view all features and content of this website.
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.
Third-Party Software and Services
How will we disclose your personal information to third parties
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If The Black Book Blog or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets
- If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any of other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Black Book Blog, our customers and others.
Who we share your data with
The Black Book Blog may share your data with the following websites and we do our best to only utilise third parties who have been deemed GDPR compliant, and who we have either completed a data processing agreement with, or have reviewed and confirmed their policies regarding data processing to ensure compliance:
Analytics: Google Analytics and Jetpack
Contacting The Black Book Blog: Contact Form and Gmail Notifications
Platform Servicing: WordPress.org and Siteground
Affiliate Links: Bookshop.org
Sharing Buttons: Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Goodreads and Tiktok
Whilst using The Black Book Blog, I may ask you to provide personal identifiable information that can be used to contact or recognise you.
We collect your personal data when you voluntarily directly provide it to use and receive a free or paid resource, product, or service. We may also ask for it when you fill out a form or send an email to contact us and we do so in order to provide the resource you have asked for. We may also track your future interactions with our content, and use your personal information to keep you informed about the products and services you have elected to receive, as well as any linked or similar products or services we think you may be interested in. The information will be collected by us following your choice to manually enter it in and click to be added to our list. No such information will be collected without you taking action to be added to our list, or in exchange for a free resource.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- To carry out our service obligations arising from any contracts entered intobetween you and us, and to provide you with the information and services that you requested from us
- To process and complete business transactions and send relation information, including transaction confirmation and billing invoices
- To notify you about changes to our service
Please be aware, if we are not able to process your personal data whether because you do not consent, you withdraw or limit consent, or for any other reason, then we will not be able to achieve the purposes listed above.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Any other personal data is only retained for as long as we deem reasonable for the purposes outlined above.
Where is your data retained
Your personal data will only be stored and processed on servers based within the European Economic Area (EEA). The transmission on information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site. Therefore any transmission is at your own risk.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or 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. You have the right to update, edit or delete any information from our database. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Please contact: email@example.com to receive the exported file.
The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are located in a country that falls under the scope of the GDPR, data protection laws give you certain rights with respect to your personal data, subject to any exemptions provided by the law, including the rights to:
- Request access to your personal data;
- Request correction or deletion of your personal data
- Object to our use and processing of your personal data
- Request that we limit our use and processing of your personal data; and
- Request portability of your personal data
You also have the right to make a compliant to a government supervisory authority.
Contacting Us About These Rights
As mentioned before, you can contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How we use your information you provide
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
You have the right to know and understand how your information is used. We will use the data you voluntarily give us in order to carry out the service or product you requested and to notify you about any changes to our policy or services.
If you purchase something from us, we will use your billing address and credit card information to complete your desired purchase or purchases only, and will not store or share any such information. If you make a purchase from us, we may also use your personal information to send necessary updates to our products or services you have purchased, or to keep you informed of any necessary information relating to products or services.
How information is stored and shared
You have the right to know what information is stored (and not stored) and how it is processed. Your information is stored through a data management system, and it is important for us to take appropriate measures to ensure your information is kept confidential. You understand that there are limited purposes where we will share your confidential information, including with those who are providing technical support for our website, or those who are members of our team, including legal and accounting.
Any parties who will have access to your information will keep such information confidential and will never share any to unrelated parties to the best of our abilities. Information provided by you will never be shared, sold, or given to any other company or person without your consent, other than what is required to complete a purchase or reuqest you have made, unless required to do so by law or any government requirements. We require all such third parties to treat your personal information in accordance with the law, and only allow them access to process your personal data specific, necessary purposes. Where we have outsourced a function or activity to an external service provider, we will only disclose personal data that the service provider needs to undertake that function or activity, and we require external service providers to agree to keep your personal data secure in accordance with the relevant law. We will not share your personal data with any third party for that party’s marketing purposes unless we have obtained your consent to do so.
Please be aware that we may disclose information provided if we are required to do so by law, or if there is an honest, good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights of our website that any portion of our policies are being violated, to prevent or mitigate belief that a crime may being committed, or to protect that safety or rights of our uses. We will always take all reasonable measures to protect and safeguard your information.