Privacy Policy 2018-10-04T07:33:30+00:00

Privacy Policy

It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information collected from you or which you may provide, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), Rae Rivers is the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy.

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

  1. Personal Data we collect via our website www.raerivers.com (the “Website”)

Personal Data that you provide to us

We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website in the following ways:

When you sign-up to our newsletter to receive book news, free content, including eBooks, videos and offers:

  • Email address
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Any additional personal data provided by you

Data that we collect automatically

We automatically collect certain information when you visit our Website – such as 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. We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the Website. Please click here to find out about how you can adjust your settings to disable cookies.

  1. Use of your Personal Data

We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, 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;
  • improve our services and Website through analysis of information.
  1. 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.  This website is hosted by Hetzner and our newsletter is hosted by Mailchimp.  Please see their private policies here and here.

  1. Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

We will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in this privacy policy and otherwise as communicated to you. We review the Personal Data we hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymize any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

  1. Children

This Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged less than 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.

  1. 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 rae@raerivers.com to:

  • 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.
  1. 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.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you can contact us:

rae@raerivers.com

PO BOX 5370, Helderberg, South Africa, 7135