Privacy

It is the policy of Well Said Limited (trading as Well Said Press) to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you or which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

We will only collect and use your Personal Data where:

  • we have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;
  • we are performing a contract with you for our services; and
  • we have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), we, Well Said Limited, are the  “data controller”.  If  you  have any questions about  this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy.

This policy is effective as of  15 May 2018 though may be further updated before 25 May when the GDPR regulations come into force. (We will review our privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such we 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 we collect via our website kareninglisauthor.com also known as wellsaidpress.com (the “Website” — which is hosted by wordpress.com) or that we collect through our mailing list providers:

 Personal Data that you provide to us

We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website or on a third party provider’s externally hosted page (such as an email sign-up page that we link to from this Website) in the following ways:

Activity Types of Personal Data Collected
When you sign-up to receive free content, including newsletters, eBooks, videos, posters, and other offers •      Email address

•      First name

•      Last name

When you buy a print book or eBook or other product directly from us •      Name

•      Email address

•      Physical address

•      Any Personal Data which you provide to us in the free text box of the form

•      Payment method choice (payment details are held by our payment processor, not us)

When you complete the contact us form or a comments box •      Name

•      Email address (never shared)

•      Any Personal Data which you choose to provide to us in the free text box of the form

Data that we collect automatically

Our website host, WordPress.com, automatically collects certain information when you visit our Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We/they do not link this information with any Personal Data.

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

2.    Use of your Personal Data

We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we 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 from us, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences / may be of interest to you
  • improve our services and Website through analysis of information

3.    Sharing of your Personal Data

We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:

We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf.

4.    Keeping your Personal Data secure

We have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data we collect. We 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.

5.    Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

 We 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. We review the Personal Data we hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymise any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

6.    Children

This Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children under the age of digital consent for their country of residence. In the UK, Ireland and USA the age of digital consent is 13 but this may vary for other countries where it may be as high as 15 or 16 years old. If you are below the age limits set out here or stipulated in your own country, please do not provide us with any of your Personal Data, including your email address. Instead ask a grown-up to sign up or write in on your behalf.

7.    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 us via email at kpinglis [at] wellsaid.co.uk or via our postal address on the ‘Contact’ page:

  • see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to
  • ask us to change/correct your Personal Data
  • ask us to delete your Personal Data
  • object to the processing of your Personal Data
  • ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data
  • withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data and
  • express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal

8.    Change of purpose

We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we 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 us. If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

9.    Contact Us

  • Our full details are: Well Said Press
  • Email for Privacy Questions: kpinglis [at] wellsaid.co.uk
  • Postal Address: 83 Castelnau, London, SW13 9RT, England