Privacy Notice

1. Introduction

This is the website of author Cristelle Comby.

When you use the website or sign up to receive newsletter emails from Cristelle Comby and her team, you make them the “data controller”.  This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal data about you. It also means that we are required by laws to provide you with the information contained in this privacy notice in respect of the website.

We are 100% committed to maintaining your trust and privacy when you visit the website or subscribe to the newsletter.  If you have any questions about how we protect your privacy, please use the contact form.

Third-party Links

The website and newsletter emails may include contact details of third parties or links to third party websites.

Some of the webpages of the website also contain embedded objects such as YouTube videos, Twitter/Facebook posts or Instagram photographs.

Contacting those third parties or clicking on those links or using the embedded objects may allow third parties to collect or share personal data about you. We do not control these third-parties and are not responsible for their privacy statements or processing activities.

2. When do we collect your personal data?

We collect, store, and use the following categories of personal data about you:

– When you visit cristelle-comby.com we use cookies in your web browser to collect data analytics such as the geolocation of visitors and which page of the website you are accessing.

– When you sign up to the newsletter we collect your email address.

– If you send us an email directly, we will have access to your email address as well as any content provided within the correspondence.

We do not collect any sensitive personal data (known as special category personal data in the General Data Protection Regulation 2016) about you such as details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offenses.

3. How and why do we use your personal data?

The website www.cristelle-comby.com and newsletter were created to keep fans and readers up-to-date with the latest news.  To enable you to use the website and to receive the newsletter, we have to process some limited personal data about you.  We will not process your personal data unless we have a legal basis to do so under data protection law and we will not process your personal data in a way you would not expect.

Below we set this out in detail, showing you what we do with your personal data and why.

Website Analytics

To pursue the legitimate interests of maintaining this website we need to use website cookies to improve the experience of visitors, for example letting you navigate through the webpages efficiently.  Please read our Cookies Policy for further information.

We also use website analytics to find out things such as the number and geolocation of visitors to the different webpages of the website.  This data is aggregated and processed in such a way which does not identify anyone and therefore is not considered to be personal data in law.

Email Newsletter

When you subscribe to the newsletter, you join our mailing list and consent to receiving further emails from us.

Enquiries

When you send an email about the books, website, newsletter or this privacy notice, this is your consent for us to consider and respond to your enquiry.

4. Sharing your data

We only share your personal data as an essential part of being able to maintain the website and the newsletter, as set out in this privacy notice.

– MailChimp: this is the email delivery provider which we use to collect and store the email addresses of subscribers to the newsletter and to deliver the updates to your email inboxes. MailChimp is based in the USA.

– We may also share your personal data with third parties where required by law or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so.

5. How do we keep your data secure?

To avoid security breach, we do not store any personal data ourselves. The list of email addresses is stored and protected  by MailChimp and is under their responsability.

6. Unsubscribing

MailChimp retains your email address for as long as you are a subscriber to our newsletter.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any newsletter email.

7. Changes to this Privacy Notice

We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please us the contact form.