Elia Winters is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Elia Winters may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Please check this page periodically to ensure that you are familiar with its current content. This policy is effective as of May 21, 2018.
What I collect
I may collect the following information:
First and last name
When visitors leave comments on the site, I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
What I do with the information I gather
At this time, information is only collected for:
Subscription to the Elia Winters newsletter, so you can receive updates on new book releases, sales, and other relevant information, or for contacting Elia Winters on the contact page.
How data is kept secure
Personal information is contained behind secured networks by the WordPress and 1&1 service providers.
In the event that a breach occurs, every effort will be made to notify you via email within seven business days.
Retention of personal data
I will use and store your personal data only for as long as necessary to provide the services you requested and to ensure your future requests are met efficiently.
A cookie is a small file that a site transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser. The cookie files help the site analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
This website uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps me analyze data about webpage traffic and improve this website in order to tailor it to customer needs. I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help me provide you with a better website by enabling me to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives me access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with me.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
I may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data“). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your website visits. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analyzing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is your consent.
This website and my newsletter are aimed at adults. I do not knowingly collect any personal data relating to children under 18 years old. If you are under the age of 18, please do not provide any of your personal data, including your email address.
Links to other websites
This website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave this site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
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.
Controlling your personal information
I will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless I am required by law to do so.
Also, at any time, you can email me to:
see what personal data I hold about you (if any), ask me to change/correct your personal data, ask me to delete your personal data, or express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your personal data.
email: eliajwinters @ gmail.com
P.O. Box 10632
Holyoke, MA 01041