DONNA MICHAELS WILL NEVER SHARE OR SELL YOUR INFORMATION WITH ANYONE.
Newsletter and Site News lists: All information collected from this site is used only by Donna. The e-newsletter list data is stored via the third-party ConstantContact and is managed by Donna. Her website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. Data 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 Donna 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, you will be given the option to opt out or change your preferences. The opt-out opportunity is presented at the bottom of every Newsletter you receive. Clicking on that link will remove you from that particular list.
Ordering links: 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) and they maintain their own separate information about you that is NOT shared with Donna.
Comments: If you post a comment to an entry on the Site, you will be asked to enter a name, website URL (optional), and email address. Once you post a comment, that name, website URL (if any), and email address, as well as the IP address, will be collected and stored on the Site, and the name and website URL (if any) will be visible to other visitors to the Site. We will will not use this information other than for purposes of comments on that particular post, unless that post contains a contest or giveaway. In the case of a contest or giveaway, we may use the personally identifiable information contained in the comment to identify and contact the winner of the giveaway. Information submitted in a comment will remain stored on the Site unless the particular post is deleted. To request your comment be deleted you must provide the direct URL to the comment (obtained by clicking on the date/time of the comment). By posting a comment, you consent to have your personally identifiable information collected and used as described in this paragraph.
Social Media: If you use a third-party connection, for example, through Facebook or Twitter by “following,” “liking,” Donna Michaels pages, that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service, but note that Donna MichaelsAuthor.com itself does not collect retain any of this information. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services, like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc. before using them to link to other places.
Analytics information: Donna 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.
Log file information: DonnaMichaelsAuthor.com is routinely monitored/scanned for virus checks, malware identification, etc., in order to keep it a secure site. As such, log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile device each time you access the site, and the server automatically records certain log file information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
Instances where it may be required to share your information: 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.