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Terms & Privacy Policy

I respect your privacy

L.A. Smith operates the http://lasmithwriter.com website, which provides information about her books to readers and visitors to this site.

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding my policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information.

I am committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of my online visitors. I provide certain services and opportunities for users of my website. In order to provide these services, I may require that you submit some personal information (email addresses). Please read the following to learn more about my Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION GATHERED

When you become a subscriber to my newsletter, I collect your email address. I will use this to fulfill your request to receive news and updates about my books. My newsletter may also contain special book or ebook sales events, invitations to book signings or other book-related information. Presently I use MailChimp in order to manage newsletter subscribers. You can view their privacy policy here

Blog posts or other pages on the site may offer a comment section. There may be occasional giveaways mentioned in blog posts or pages, with subsequent requests for your email addresses to fulfill the terms of the giveaway. Please be advised that information posted in the comment sections of this website becomes public knowledge. If you are a winner of a giveaway, I will usually ask you to supply your email to me via a private email or message. 

INFORMATION SHARING

 I will not sell, rent, or share your personally identifiable information with others, unless I have your permission or am required to do so by law. I will not share aggregate data with any other parties.

USE OF CONTRACTORS

I may retain the service of outside contractors to perform services on my behalf (for example, to help provide technical support services or send out my newsletters). At times, I must disclose relevant personally identifiable information such as email addresses about you to my contractors so they may provide these specific services for me. I require these contractors to keep this information confidential and to only use the information on my behalf.

COOKIES

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

My website uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve my Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and to know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse these cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of my Service.

SECURITY

I value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and I cannot guarantee its absolute security.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

My service may contain links to other websites and software. I am not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites or software. Please visit the privacy policies of these third-party sites in order to understand their privacy and information collection practices.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If I discover that a child under 13 has provided me with personal information, I will immediately delete this from the servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided me with personal information, please contact me so that I will be able to do necessary actions.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

I may amend this policy occasionally. It is your responsibility to check this page for any notices of change.

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.