The kathylyons.com website (the “Site”) is used to promote the books written by author Kathy Lyons under multiple pen names. The Site is linked to a commercial email newsletter service that visitors may subscribe to, a Facebook-based fan group that visitors may join, and contests hosted on third party sites that visitors may participate in.
The Site solicits and may collect some personal information (“Personal Data”) from someone who visits the Site (“Guest”) as well as aggregated usage information (“Usage Data”).
Kathy Lyons / Jade Lee
1717 W Kirby Ave, #382
Champaign, IL 61821
TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA AND USAGE DATA COLLECTED
Guests assume responsibility for the Personal Data of any third party published or shared by them through the Site and declare to have the right to communicate or broadcast that Personal Data, thus relieving the Data Controller of all responsibility.
HOW PERSONAL AND USAGE DATA IS COLLECTED
Some Personal Data is provided directly by a Guest upon solicitation by the Site while other Personal Data and Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Site. Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for the Site to provide the specific information or services requested by the Guest.
The cookies we use enable us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, store information about your preferences, and recognize you when you return to our website or have completed certain site activities like a free download.
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HOW PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED
The Data Controller stores and processes Personal Data and Usage Data using employees, contractors, commercial third-party hosting and other service providers (“Data Processors”).
Access to the Personal Data and Usage data may be available to the Data Processors or their personnel if required to operate the Site and respond to Guests. The updated list of current Data Processors may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.
The Data Controller has implemented appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of Personal Data and Usage Data.
The Personal Data and Usage Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the Guest, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the Guest can always request the Data Controller for their suspension or removal of their Personal Data.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA AND USAGE DATA
Personal Data and Usage Data are collected to enable us to operate the Site, market books, provide services including newsletters, fan groups, giveaways, and contests, to respond to requests, and to improve visitor experiences.
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Site and any third party services may collect files that record visitor interactions with this Site (“System Logs“) or use for this purpose other information (such as a visitor’s IP Address).
Personal Data and Usage Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller in any legal action arising from improper use of this Site or related services.
Guests have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about the content and origin of such Personal Data, to verify its accuracy or to ask for it to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller using the Contact Form on the Site.
Citizens of the European Union have the additional rights provided by the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). These include, but are not limited to: The Right to be Forgotten; the Right of Access; the Right of Portability; and the Right to be Notified About Any Breaches. Any European citizen wishing to exercise any of these rights relative to the data collected by this site may contact the Data Controller at any time, using the Contact Form on the Site.
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