Privacy Policy

 

 Who we are
gjellamy.com will never sell to or share your information with a third party. Our website address is: https://gjbellamy.com. By using this website you agree to the following conditions contained within this Privacy Policy.

 

 What personal data we collect and why we collect it.

 

  Comments
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.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

 Media
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

 Contact forms
While filling out a form, you may be asked to provide your contact information. This personal information which, at present and for the foreseeable future will be limited to: first name – for courtesy purposes, and a valid email address. These will only be used by G J Bellamy to contact you as requested.
Your information will not be transferred, sold or provided to any other party unless required by law. You have the right to not provide your contact information, but, by declining, you will not be able to submit the contact form or use some of the services or features offered on this site.
gjbellamy.com uses MailerLite to manage an email subscriber list and to send emails to subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which will process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. MailerLite’s privacy policy is available at https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter. Bookfunnel is the service we use to deliver free books and their current privacy policy is simply stated like this:      BookFunnel will never contact you for the purposes of promotion or share your email address with any other party. We just deliver ebooks, and that’s the way we like it.”
If you do subscribe to our newsletter, your name and email address will be kept private and saved on MailerLite’s secure servers. We will only email you to send you news about G J Bellamy’s latest book releases or other publications.
Your email address may be used for remarketing purposes, such as running Facebook Ads to you, or generating “Lookalike” audiences based on your email address via “digital fingerprinting.” Note that this does not involve the sharing of your email address – it will never be shared.
If you leave a book review or a comment for other readers to see, your comments may be used and posted by G J Bellamy without restriction and free of charge on our website and/or as deemed appropriate by G J Bellamy in other marketing efforts. You can always request to have these comments or reviews deleted at any time by contacting G J Bellamy by email.

Cookies
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.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
This information cannot be linked to your personal data. Your browser can be configured to not accept cookies but this may result in problems viewing the site.

 

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.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Links to purchase books will take you to the vendor’s site and from there you will be subject to the vendor’s privacy policy. These are all companies we trust such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Kobo, and other book selling venues that we would use ourselves or recommend to others.

 

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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
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. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

 

 Minor changes to the Privacy Policy
At its sole discretion, gjbellamy.com may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. You are encouraged to check this page for any changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

 

 Limitation on Liability
Please read this disclaimer (“disclaimer”) carefully before using gjbellamy.com website (“website”, “service”) operated by G J Bellamy (“us”, ‘we”, “our”). The content displayed on the website is the intellectual property of G J Bellamy. You may not reuse, republish, or reprint such content without our written consent. All information posted is merely for educational and informational purposes. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice. Should you decide to act upon any information on this website, you do so at your own risk. While the information on this website has been verified to the best of our abilities, we cannot guarantee that there are no mistakes or errors. We reserve the right to change this policy at any given time, of which you will be promptly updated. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.