Kathryn Andrews Books Limited (kandrewsbooks.com) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is Kathryn Andrews Books Limited (kandrewsbooks.com).
Kathryn Andrews Books Limited (kandrewsbooks.com) will not collect information that personally identifies you. Kathryn Andrews Books Limited (kandrewsbooks.com) does not collect any personal data.
Like many online services, the site uses a feature called a cookie, which is a small data file that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer or device’s hard drive.
Various different types of cookies are used via the site:
“Session cookies” are used (which will usually be deleted when you log out) to keep track of your internet session, which, for instance, allows Kathryn Andrews (kandrewsbooks.com) to remember the site language. Without these cookies the online services that you have asked for cannot be provided. Session cookies are necessary and/or useful for the functioning of the site.
“Persistent cookies” are used (which are longer-term) to help you move around and enjoy the features on the site more easily and to remember preferences, actions and settings to improve your visit (at your request).
The cookies outlined above expire after varying periods from around 30 minutes up to 2 years or more. The length of time that a cookie remains on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted.
In further detail, the cookies fall into the following categories:
1 Analytics (e.g. Google Analytics; Webengage)
These cookies are used to compile various (anonymised) metrics for users to get a better understanding of how the site is used (pages visited and time spent on the site, for example), so that the Kathryn Andrews Books Limited can deliver more of the content you want, and less of the content you don’t. This information also helps Kathryn Andrews Books Limited to make better decisions for future initiatives. Kathryn Andrews Books Limited uses partners like Webengage and Google Analytics. These analytics cookies are set by those partners, and are in accordance with the relevant partner’s own privacy and cookies policies.
2. Performance data
This lets Kathryn Andrews Books Limited track how long it takes users to load each page, what pages she can cache.
3. Embedded video (YouTube)
Kathryn Andrews Books Limited knows that many of you love films, so the site may make use of clips on YouTube. YouTube sets its own cookies, and the YouTube cookies policy can be found here.
4. Social media (Twitter)
6. Session state
Websites often collect information about how users interact with a website. This may include the pages that users visit most often, and whether users get error messages from certain pages. Kathryn Andrews Books Limited uses these so-called “session state cookies” to help improve her services, in order to improve her users’ browsing experience. Blocking or deleting these cookies will not render the site unusable.
By agreeing to Kathryn Andrews Books Limited's Terms and Conditions, you agree to Kathryn Andrews Books Limited using the cookies and your information in these ways, but you can delete any of these cookies at any time if you wish.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your web browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies, or you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it. The Help portion of your browser, most likely found on the toolbar, typically tells you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. You can check whether these settings are currently enabled on your computer – or find out how to change your current settings – here:
Alternatively, you may wish to visit the “manage cookies” section on www.allaboutcookies.org, which contains information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your device as well as other helpful advice.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Unless you do this, cookies will be issued when you use the site. If you do not accept cookies or decide to disable them, you will still be able to access and use the site, but you may lose some features and functionality.
You can find out more about cookies at www.youronlinechoices.eu.
WHERE THE COMPANY STORES YOUR INFORMATION
Kathryn Andrews Books Limited will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy & Cookies Policy.
All information you provide to Kathryn Andrews Books Limited is stored on secure servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although Kathryn Andrews Books Limited will do her best to protect your information, Kathryn Andrews Books Limited cannot guarantee the security of the information you transmit to the site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Once Kathryn Andrews Books Limited has received your information, Kathryn Andrews Books Limited will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access, as required by applicable laws. In particular, Kathryn Andrews take steps to protect the security of your information with appropriate physical, technological and administrative measures. You accept the inherent risks of providing information and dealing online and will not hold Kathryn Andrews Books Limited responsible for any breach of security that is due to circumstances beyond her reasonable control.
If you have any concerns about the security of your information or should you wish to access written information about Kathryn Andrews Books Limited's policies and practices regarding any of her authorised third-party service providers, please see the end of this Privacy & Cookies Policy for details of how to get in touch.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
Kathryn Andrews Books Limited uses information held about you to ensure that content from the site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer, to provide you with the services outlined in this policy, and to understand how you use the site and how it is functioning so that Kathryn Andrews Books Limited can maintain and improve the site.
Kathryn Andrews Books Limited may use the information collected to comply with law, to investigate a complaint made by another user or a potential breach of the site’s Terms and Conditions or to prevent and detect unlawful or criminal activity, fraud and misuse of, or damage to, the site or the products, content and services made available through it, and to take appropriate legal action against those responsible.
Kathryn Andrews Books Limited may on occasion link or combine the information that is collected about you with information that she receives from other sources. Kathryn Andrews Books Limited may combine this information with information you give to her and information Kathryn Andrews Books Limited collects about you. (For example, she may decide to combine two or more databases into a single database of information.) Kathryn Andrews Books Limited may use this information and the combined information for your and/or her benefit (for example, to allow Kathryn Andrews Books Limited to provide a more seamless support and/or to provide you with better, personalised services and content).
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Kathryn Andrews Books Limited may disclose information that does not identify you personally including aggregated or de-identified data, in her discretion.
The site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own terms and conditions and privacy & cookies policies and that Kathryn Andrews Books Limited does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
GETTING IN TOUCH
Please get in touch to request the information that Kathryn Andrews Books Limited holds on you.
If you would like to make a ‘data subject access request’ please be advised that any request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet Kathryn Andrews Books Limited's costs in providing you with details of the information held about you. Please address any requests to: email@example.com
Please be advised that any personal information that you choose to provide Kathryn Andrews Books Limited with when contacting her will be utilised in accordance with the Act (and any other applicable laws) and will be destroyed after Kathryn Andrews Books Limited replies to any queries that you may raise.
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY & COOKIES POLICY
We may change this Privacy and Cookies Policy at any time. The new Privacy and Cookies Policy will be displayed on our website. The date this Privacy and Cookies Policy was last updated appears at the bottom. If any changes occur, that materially impact previously collected information about you, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you.
Questions and comments regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. This email address should not be used for fan mail.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy was last updated on 3 December 2020.