Privacy Policy

Your privacy matters

When using this site, Kate Aaron and Croft House want to be sure you understand what information about you is collected, how it’s used, and how it’s stored. Use of this site is in accordance with the terms of the below privacy policy.

Who we are

Kate Aaron is an author and owner of Croft House publishing. Kate owns and manages this website, as well as the newsletter and social profiles listed below. You can contact Kate at any time by emailing author@kateaaron.com.

Official channels

kateaaron.com

Kate Aaron Newsletter — administered through MailChimp

Kate & AJ Patreon — jointly owned with AJ Rose

AFFILIATED SOCIAL PROFILES

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

Goodreads

Google+

Data collection—Website

There are two main types of information collected through this website: personally identifying, and non-personally identifying.

NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

This information is collected automatically when you visit the site, and includes your browser and device type, referring site, date and time of visit, time spent on site, and links clicked. This information is used for three purposes:

—to provide the best browsing experience for your device and connection

—to understand how you use the site in order to provide a better user experience

—to secure the site against spam and malicious attacks

PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

This information includes your IP address (personally identifying only to a general location), name, email address, website address, and details from your WordPress/Gravatar public profile. This information is not collected automatically. It is collected when you sign into your WordPress/Gravatar account or into this site to comment on posts or sign up for blog subscription. While the information provided is visible to admin of this site, it is held on file with WordPress/Gravatar.

Information may also be collected when you use the contact form. This information is used only for the purpose for which it was given, such as receiving new blog posts via email or answering a query. You can opt out or unsubscribe from these updates at any time.

Your information may also be shared with this website when you interact with it through social media. “Liking” and sharing posts and content may grant access to the public information on your social media profiles. These settings are controlled by the individual social media sites.

None of this information (personally and non-personally identifying) is released or shared with anyone not associated with Kate Aaron and/or Croft House.

Third party trackers

The following third party tracking services may also collect your information from this site:

Google Analytics

WordPress Jetpack

Amazon Associates

Rafflecopter

Cookies

This website uses cookies to help identify and track visitors and their usage. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers may set their browsers to refuse cookies with the caveat that some site features may not function properly. See our cookie policy for more information.

Data collection—Newsletter

Kate Aaron’s newsletter is administered through MailChimp. Data collected includes your name and email address, as well as information about how and when you signed up to the mailing list, emails you opened, and links you clicked.

Your information will be used to get in touch with you in regards to project updates, new releases, and limited offers by email only. You can unsubscribe from mailing lists at any moment by hitting the Unsubscribe button on the emails you receive, or you can email author@kateaaron.com.

Your data is stored and administered by MailChimp. Every two years you will be sent a reminder in order to keep subscribing. Unsubscribing may not delete your information from MailChimp’s servers. To have your data deleted, contact author@kateaaron.com.

Social and third party sites

If you interact with Kate Aaron on any other sites, your information and data is collected according to the privacy policies of those websites.

Know your rights

You have the right to access your personal data and to know how we use it.

You have the right to request that we update or correct your personal data.

You have the right to be forgotten. In other words, you may request that we will delete your personal data.

You can request to view the data Kate holds on you, or for your data to be deleted, by emailing author@kateaaron.com at any time.