Privacy statement

This page explains how the information you give me is processed and how I comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Information I hold:

Names and email addresses of people who have emailed me directly. This data is not stored permanently and emails are deleted after I reply.

Names, email address, and postal address of anyone who has won a competition to win a prize. Once the prize has been sent to the winner, I delete this information.

Names and email addresses of those who sign up to my newsletter. The newsletter is ‘double opt in’ and I cannot add you without your consent. The newsletter is to give you an update on my work and any information I feel may be of interest to you. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking a link at the bottom of each newsletter.

No one else has access to this data but myself. It is stored securely on MailChimp’s server and can only be accessed via my login.

Cookies

This website uses cookies and tracking technology, which do not collect any personal information about you, and the data collected is not shared with third parties. To find out more about cookies and how to manage and delete them visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics

I use Google Analytics to give me an idea of how my site is being used. This information does not identify you personally. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics click here.

Third Party Sites

I provide web links directly from this website, for example to book selling sites or other relevant information, social media channels etc. These sites will have their own privacy policy and I do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Amazon affiliate disclaimer

I am part of the Amazon Affiliate Programme, which means a small fee is earned by linking to Amazon products. If you prefer not to use those links you can look up the same products on Amazon direct.

Contact

If you have questions you can contact me at sls@sarahlouisesmith.com.

Thank you for visiting my website.