What personal data do I collect?

I hold only those details you directly supply me such as names and email addresses.

What do I do with this data?

I maintain a database of contact details in order that I may notify you of book news, book events, competitions, my regular newsletter, and other author-related promotional material.


How long will I keep your data?

Your data will be held for as long as you remain a subscriber. You have the option of opting out of being a subscriber at any time, either by using the unsubscribe feature on the messages that I send you or by contacting me via the contact form on my website:

Who do I share your data with?

Your data will only be shared with your explicit consent or where necessary to facilitate service delivery or where I am legally required to do so.

What are your rights?

  • You have the right to a copy of my Privacy Policy on request (this document).

  • You have a right to update the information I hold on you by contacting me via the contact form on my website:

  • You have the right to ask me to delete your data (however there may be circumstances in which I am legally entitled to retain it).

  • You have the right to be informed of the data I hold on you. You can obtain a copy of any data I hold on you by making a request by contacting me via the contact form on my website:

  • You have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commission if you think I have breached your rights (

  • I will always try my best to resolve any data privacy issue you may have. In the first instance please contact me via email with your problem.

How do I keep your data secure?

I collect your data via a Mailchimp sign-up form. Mailchimp holds this data securely and their extensive security protocols are described here:

Changes to this Privacy Policy

I may change this privacy policy from time to time. Any updates will be posted on my website on this page.

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