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All information collected from this site and associated forms is used only by Vicky. The e-newsletter list data is stored by MailChimp. It is not ever sold to a third party or made available for sale. The information collected, such as your email address, is stored in order for Vicky to communicate directly with you. She may send you emails containing newsletters, promotions, and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, an opt-out opportunity is presented at the bottom of every email you receive from her. Clicking on that link will remove you from the mailing list.
Please note that if you purchase a book through a link on this website or associated social media pages, your purchase will be handled by the vendor you select (e.g., Amazon, Kobo, Nook, Apple, Google Play) and they maintain their own separate information about you that is NOT shared with Vicky.
If you use a third-party connection, for example, through Facebook or Twitter by “following,” or “liking,” Vicky Walklate pages, that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service, but vickywalklatebooks.com itself does not collect retain any of this information. Remember to regularly check and adjust (if necessary) your privacy settings on third-party websites and services, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.
Vicky may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, like Google Analytics, to help measure traffic and usage trends for her web pages, email newsletters, promotions, and social media connections. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assist in improving your user experience. This analytics data is collected and used in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
Exceptions to Privacy
Your information will only be disclosed where required to do so by law or subpoena or if there is reasonable belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to protect the security, quality or integrity of the website; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of this website’s users, or others.