PRIVACY

BCR FEGAN PRIVACY POLICY

 

Effective as at 8 June 2018

 

Welcome to the BCR Fegan (“I”, “me”, “my”) website at www.bcrfegan.com (“the Website”). I am excited to have you visit the Website and encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as the Terms of Use thoroughly before proceeding to the Website.

By using the Website, you are confirming your acceptance of the Privacy Policy as well as my Terms of Use. In the event that you do not agree to either Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website.

BCR Fegan is committed to protecting both the privacy and disclosure of information provided by users of the Website. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to provide you with information regarding your privacy rights in relation to the collection and use of your information through the Website. This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected by BCR Fegan through the Website.

 

Your Information

This Website conforms to General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) requirements. No Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) is collected or stored without your express consent.

If you believe that your data has been collected or stored contrary to GDPR requirements, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority relative to your EU member state.

 

Information Provided by You

I obtain PII about the users of the Website including your name and contact information (email address) when directly provided by you. By providing BCR Fegan with your name and email address through our Website you are agreeing to join my online electronic mailing list database.

I do not knowingly obtain information from children under the age of 16 years without the consent of the holder of parental responsibility.

BCR Fegan is the controller of the information and I use MailChimp as my processor. In the event of a security breach that may impact upon your stored data, I will rely on MailChimp to inform me following which we will inform you as required by and in accordance with respective privacy requirements.

BCR Fegan will take all reasonable steps to protect your PII however I cannot guarantee that the Website and data used on the Website or your PII will not be intercepted or accessed by unauthorised third parties. Please therefore be aware that you provide your PII to me at your own risk.

Your PII will be retained indefinitely at the discretion of BCR Fegan or until you opt to modify or delete it.

 

Information Obtained Automatically

In addition, BCR Fegan may also use non-Personally Identifiable Information (“non-PII”) obtained from visitors to the Website for the purpose of obtaining statistics, preparing reports, analysing trends and gathering demographic information to assist with my marketing through the use of programs including but not limited to Google Analytics. This information is not linked with any personal information you provide to me when using the Website. Further, in accordance with GDPR requirements, any information obtained by Google Analytics is anonymised.

Google Analytics data is retained for the Google Analytics default period (this period is 26 months as at 25 May 2018).

If you wish to take further steps to prevent your non-PII data being used by Google Analytics, you may do so at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Third party plug-ins to the Website may use cookies to retain or store non-PII information for necessary or optimum user experience. If you do not wish for your information to be gathered on a cookie you may wish to disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser.

 

How I Use Your Information

I will use your PII to send you newsletters which contain information including but not limited to information about my products and services, upcoming book releases, special events, third party products or services, promotions, offers, news, competitions and/or changes to my policies.

 

Who I Share Your Information With

The personal information you provide to us is treated confidentially and will only be provided to BCR Fegan employees, partners, agents, contractors or any other person or persons who have been hired, engaged or contracted to perform services for or on behalf of BCR Fegan. BCR Fegan will not use your information for any other purpose other than those outlined above without your express consent unless it is required by law or by any agreement or contract with you to do so or believes it must do so in order to protect its rights in respect of any legal proceedings or action/s.

 

How to Opt-Out of Email Newsletters

If you no longer wish to receive emails from BCR Fegan through my online electronic mailing list, you may opt-out by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link within the email you receive at any time. Alternatively, you may also opt-out by sending us a message through my Website contact form.

 

Links to Third Party Websites

Please note that the Website may contain links to other websites including but not limited to blogs or websites through which to purchase books or other products. These websites may be operated by companies, businesses or individuals not affiliated with BCR Fegan. Please be aware that information submitted through any third party websites will be subject to the privacy policies of those websites and we cannot control and are not responsible for the use of your information by those websites or any content of those websites. Information you submit through these third party websites will be subject to the privacy policies of those websites. You should exercise reasonable caution and read the privacy policy and any terms and conditions for any other websites to which you are referred by the Website.

 

How to Contact Me

If you have a complaint or any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or the manner in which I treat or use your PII, would like me to edit or delete your information (ie: withdraw your consent) or would like to access or view the PII held about you, please contact me through the Website contact form and I will provide you with a response as soon as possible.

This Privacy Policy represents my position as at 8 June 2018 and is copyright © BCR Fegan. All rights reserved. This document may be amended from time to time in order to reflect changes to my Privacy Policy. If my Privacy Policy is updated, a revised version will be posted on the Website.

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