Who we are
Book Design Made Simple (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://www.BookDesignMadeSimple.com (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information for three reasons:
- To send you our bi-monthly email (if you subscribe to our blog);
- To reply to your comment on a blog post (if you make one);
- To provide, monitor, and improve the Site.
By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you comment on one of our blog posts, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as your IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection. This information is displayed on our Site in the Comments section at the bottom of the blog post. It is available for all visitors to see. We only use this information to reply to your comment.
After you comment on a blog post, your personal data is also saved in browser cookies, so you don’t have to resubmit your information the next time you comment. This makes commenting more convenient for you.
Email sign up form
If you subscribe to our email list, we will ask you for your first name and email address (“Personal Information”). We use this Personal Information to contact you with our bi-monthly newsletters, and the very occasional discount offer for our book.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. This is for your convenience so that you don’t have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
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.
Who we share your data with
We never share any of your Personal Information with anyone else. Period. And we only request the minimum amount of Personal Information necessary to communicate with you.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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.
If you subscribe to our email list, your name and email address are retained indefinitely. This is so we can continue to communicate our bi-monthly newsletters to you.
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 have subscribed to our email list, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email. Your name and email address will then be deleted from our email list.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Our contact information
If you have any questions about your data or how we use it, please feel free to email us at email@example.com.