Who we are.
Our website address is: https://www.authoramandacarney.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it.
When filling out a form on the site, you may be asked to provide your contact information. This personal information will only be used by Amanda Carney to contact you as per your request, and it 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 may not be able to submit the contact form or use some of the services or features offered on this site.
If you subscribe to Amanda Carney’s 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 Amanda Carney’s latest publications and/or to offer free or discounted books from other authors you may enjoy. Facebook Ads “Lookalike” audience may use collected email addresses as a group to target similar users based on subscriber lists but are not used to target individual users.
If you leave a book review or any other comment for other readers to see, your comments may be used and posted by Amanda Carney without restriction and free of charge on our website and/or as deemed appropriate by Amanda Carney in other marketing efforts. You can always request to have these comments or reviews deleted at any time by contacting Amanda Carney by email.
Limitation on Liability
By using and viewing this site, you acknowledge that Amanda Carney specifically disclaims any contractual, tort, strict or any other type of liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or any other type of damage associated with this site, including but not limited to, any virus that may infect your computer. All efforts are made to ensure such consequences don’t occur but you are held solely responsible for any damage related to downloading material obtained from this site or from sites linked to this site.
Amanda Carney will not be held liable for the unavailability or failure of site functions except to the extent required by applicable laws. This site will contain links to other sites and other sites may link to this site. These links are added for pure convenience and Amanda Carney is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the content from these other sites. Accessing these sites is done at your own risk.
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.
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.
If you contact us via our site, our contact form collects your name and email in order to submit your message. This data is not used for any other purpose than to view and reply to your message.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
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.
Who we share your data with.
We take your privacy seriously and only share personal data as necessary with third parties who provide services on our behalf and who require that information to provide those specific services. These third parties may include Mailerlite for the purposes of sending the communications you opted-in to or requested to receive and Dreamhost for the purposes of site backup and restoration. We use technologies, such as cookies and Facebook pixels, to customize content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyze traffic to the site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners such as Facebook.
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.
Where we send your data.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Limitation on Your Usage
You cannot copy, modify, distribute, license, disseminate, display, reproduce, transfer, sell or offer to sell any material, information, product, image, text, code or service viewed or obtained from this site without written permission from Amanda Carney.
Access to and control over your personal data.
You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your personal data. You can:
- ask what Personal Data I hold about you (if any), including why I hold it and who it could be disclosed to;
- ask me to change/correct your Personal Data;
- ask me to delete your Personal Data;
- object to the processing of your Personal Data;
- ask me to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
- withdraw any consents you have given me to the processing of your Personal Data, and
- express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data (if any).
You can exercise any of the rights listed above at any time by contacting us at Amanda@AmandaCarneyAuthor.com.