PRIVACY POLICY

Dougsolter.com Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 31, 2018.

It is Brain Matter Publishing policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you or which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

 

We will only collect and use your Personal Data where:

• we have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;
• we are performing a contract with you for our services; and
• we have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.


For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), we, Brain Matter Publishing, are the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy.

 

This policy is effective as of May 31, 2018. We review our privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such we may change this privacy policy from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.


1. Personal Data we collect via our website DougSolter.com (the “Website”) Personal Data that you provide to us. We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website in the following ways:

Activity Types of Personal Data Collected

 

When you sign-up to:
• receive free content, including eBooks, videos and offers;
• Email address
• First name
• Last name

 

When you purchase a book directly
from us


• Name
• Email address
• Phone number
• Any Personal Data which you provide to us in the free text box of the form
• Payment method choice (payment details are held by our payment processor, not us)

 

When you complete the media
enquiries form


• Name
• Email address
• Phone number
• Any Personal Data which you provide to us in the free text box of the form


Data that we collect automatically
We automatically collect certain information when you visit our Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We do not link this information with any Personal Data.

 

We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the Website. Please see our cookie policy to find out about the types of cookies we set and why, and how you can adjust your settings to disable cookies.


2. Use of your Personal Data


We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we use your Personal Data to:


• process and manage your use of our website;
• respond to your questions, comments and requests;
• where you have opted-in to receive marketing from us, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences / may be of interest to you;
• improve our services and Website through analysis of information.
 
3. Sharing of your Personal Data


We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:

 

We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf.


4. Keeping your Personal Data secure


We have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data we collect. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorised access, use and disclosure.


5. Retention periods for use of your Personal Data


We will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in this privacy policy and otherwise as communicated to you. We review the Personal Data we hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymise any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.


6. Children


This Website and our services are aimed at adults and teens 15 years old and up. We do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide us with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.


7. Access to and control over your Personal Data


You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email dwsolter@cox.net or via our postal address:


• see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
• ask us to change/correct your Personal Data;
• ask us to delete your Personal Data;
• object to the processing of your Personal Data;
• ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
• withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and
• express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.


8. Change of purpose


We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.

 

If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.


9. Contact Us


Our full details are: Brain Matter Publishing/Doug Solter
Email for Privacy Questions: dwsolter@cox.net
Postal Address: 7233 S. 92nd East Ave. Apt 5, Tulsa, OK 74133

TERMS OF SERVICE

Dougsolter.com Terms of Service (Terms)

Last updated: May 25, 2018.

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the dougsolter.com website (the "Service") operated by Brain Matter Publishing ("us", "we", or "our"). Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any
part of the terms then you may not access the Service.


Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third ­party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Brain Matter Publishing. Brain Matter Publishing has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Brain Matter Publishing shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third ­party web sites or services that you visit.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at dwsolter@cox.net

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