We will only collect and use your Personal Data where we have lawful grounds to do so, for instance, but not limited to comply with any legal obligations we may have; we are performing a contract with you for a course or service; and we have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), Lori Ryan is the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please see the contact details at the end of this policy.
This policy is effective as of May 23, 2018 but may be updated from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content. We will not update it anywhere but here so you must check back here.
1. Personal Data we collect via www.loriryanromance.com (the “Website”)
Personal Data that you provide to us – We collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website only when you sign up for a newsletter or when you complete the contact us form or through a comment on a page or post.
Data that we collect automatically – We automatically collect certain information when you visit our Website. This may include the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We do not link this information with any Personal Data.
Apparently, you can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this).
Lori is told that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies, but it’s totally up to you if you want to. Lori won’t judge you.
The Cookies We Set
This site offers opt-in newsletter and email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
For example, some of the pop up invitations on this site don’t “pop” if we’ve recorded your visit recently.
When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Pinterest, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Please feel free to email Lori with questions at lori at loriryanromance.com
2. Use of your Personal Data
We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most of the time, we use your Personal Data to process and manage your use of our website; respond to your questions, comments and requests; where you have opted-in to receive marketing from us, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences / may be of interest to you; and to improve our services and Website through analysis of information.
3. Sharing of your Personal Data
We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:
We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences, or with our newsletter service provider. Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf.
4. Keeping your Personal Data secure
5. Retention periods for use of your Personal Data
This Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide us with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.
7. Access to and control over your Personal Data
You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email at lori at loriryanromance.com or via our mailing address, listed below:
– see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
– ask us to change/correct your Personal Data;
– ask us to delete your Personal Data;
– object to the processing of your Personal Data;
– ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
– withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and
– express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.
8. Change of purpose
We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.
If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
9. Contact Us
Lori’s full details are:
Lori Ryan Romance
Email for Privacy Questions: lori at loriryanromance.com
Mailing Address: Lori Ryan Romance, PO Box 200024, Austin, TX 78759