Hello and welcome to the Privacy Policy page for cathrynhein.com. Maintaining your trust is very important to us, so please take the time to read this policy carefully.

This Privacy Policy’s purpose is to provide you with information about how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

By visiting this website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

What Personal Data do we collect?

Personal Data that you provide to us

We collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the website, such as when you leave a comment on the blog, when you sign up to our newsletter, use the Contact form on this website or email us direct. This data may include your email address, your name and any Personal Data that you provide in email or in the text box of the contact form.

Data that we collect automatically

This site uses Google Analytics to measure traffic and usage trends, with the goal of creating a better user experience. Google Analytics collects data such as browser type, location, and IP addresses. For more information about the data Google Analytics collects please visit Google’s Data Privacy and Security information page. To prevent your data being used by Google Analytics, visit its opt-out page.

We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the website. Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer and assign it with a unique identifier. Cookies track your use of our website which enables us to understand how you use the site and help us develop ways to improve your experience and ensure you get what you need or want from your visits.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser.

What do we use your Personal Data for?

We use your Personal Data to:

-respond to your questions, comments and requests.

-provide you with information via email about new releases and/or events and/or other subjects that may be of interest to you, where you have opted-in to receive that information.

-improve our website through analysis of information.

Do we share your Personal Data?

We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as required by law or in ways that have been listed in this privacy policy.

Keeping your Personal Data secure

The safety of your Personal Data is very important to us and we will do our utmost to protect it from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorised access, use and disclosure. However, please remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information collected through our site.

Links to Other Sites

cathrynhein.com uses links to third party sites, such as Cathryn Hein’s social media pages, bookstores and other sites that may be of interest to you. These sites are not under our control and as such we cannot be responsible for them or their privacy policies. These links are provided as a convenience only. If you leave cathrynhein.com to visit those third parties it is at your own risk. We urge you to read the privacy policies of these sites.

Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

We will use and store your Personal Data for as long as it’s needed to fulfil the uses described in this privacy policy.

Can I access and control my Personal Data?

Absolutely. You can ask us at any time to see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any). You can also ask at any time for that data to be deleted or corrected.

Please email us a cathryn@cathrynhein.com or contact us via our postal address if you wish to make alterations.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

This policy is effective as of 20th May 2018. We review our privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.

If you have any questions about or suggestions for this Privacy Policy, Please contact us at cathryn@cathrynhein.com. Or write to us at PO Box 63, Mayfield, New South Wales, 2304