Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Elle Keaton and Dirty Dog Press

Elle Keaton and Dirty Dog Press has created this privacy policy due to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which takes effect for citizens in the EU on May 25, 2018. But we want all site visitors to know that we take their privacy seriously.

Who We Are:
I am Elle Keaton, author and owner of Dirty Dog Press and the Accidental Roots Series. I own and manage this website as well as the newsletter listed below. You may contact me with any concerns at elle@ellekeaton.com

Sites Affected by This Policy
ElleKEaton.com – includes a blog subscription option
Notes from Elle Keaton newsletter – Mailchimp sign-up form installed on site (view Mailchimp's privacy policy)

Data Collection – Website
Non-personally identifying information such as browser type, referring site, date and time of visit may be collected for the purpose of understanding how visitors use the site. This information is not released or shared with anyone not associated with Dirty Dog Press.

Personally identifying information such as IP address, name, email address, website address, are collected for users who choose to leave comments on posts or who use Elle Keaton's contact form. Email addresses will not be posted, only name and website address if the user chooses to share it. This information is used by SquareSpace to send further comments/responses to users who choose to receive them or by Elle Keaton for the sole purpose of communicating with website visitors. This information will not be disclosed to anyone outside of Elle Keaton or Dirty Dog Press and it’s contractors except in response to a court order or governmental request.

At times, similar data may be collected on other forms for giveaways, book orders, opinion polls, etc. We will not ask for any data than is not necessary and relevant for the purpose stated on the form.

Held on file with SquareSpace: name and email address of anyone who signs up to receive updates when something is added to the website. Users may unsubscribe from these updates at any time.

Cookies: Elle Keaton uses cookies to help identify and track visitors and their usage of Elle Keaton's website. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers may set their browsers to refuse cookies with the caveat that some site features may not function properly.

Data Collection – Elle Keaton's Newsletter
This newsletter is sent through Mailchimp and subscribers names, email address, IP address, time zone, time of sign up, and possibly the reason/method for signing up (website sign up, Instafreebie sign up, other promotion etc) are stored at Mailchimp's website. See Mailchimps’s privacy policy here. Elle Keaton uses this information for sending newsletters to subscribers, and it will not be shared with anyone outside Elle Keaton or Dirty Dog Press.

In the footer of every newsletter, you will find an unsubscribe link. You may use it to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. This does not delete your personal data from Mailchimp or Elle Keaton’s records. To have your data deleted, you must contact me: elle@ellekeaton.com

Your Rights Based on GDPR
You have the right to access your personal data and to know how we use it.

You have the right to request that we update or correct your personal data.

You have the right to be forgotten. In other words, you may request that we will delete your personal data and Elle Keaton & Dirty Dog Press will act accordingly.

Contact

All queries and requests relating to your personal data can be directed to Elle via email: elle@ellekeaton.com