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, BlueMere Books, are the “Data Controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via the contact details shown at the end of this policy.
Personal Data we collect via our website bluemerebooks.com (the “Website”)
Personal Data you give us
We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website in the following ways:
Types of Personal Data We Collect
|When you sign-up for email updates to receive free content, including eBooks, videos and offers:||Your first name and email address.|
|When you buy a book directly from us:||Your name, email address, phone number, the Personal Data you give us in the form’s free text box, and your payment method choice (payment details are held by our payment processor, not me).|
|When you complete our press enquiries form:||Your name, email address, phone number, and the Personal Data you give us in the form’s free text box.|
Data we collect automatically
We automatically collect certain information when you visit our Website, such as the type of browser and operating system you’re using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We do not link this information with any Personal Data.
How we use your Personal Data
We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, that’s 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, to deliver communications relevant to your preferences/may interest you;
- improve our services and Website through analysis of information.
Sharing 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 my behalf (such as mail and surveys) and who need it to provide those specific services to us.
Please note we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with the third parties we share Personal Data as described above with and who provide services or functions on my behalf.
Protecting your Personal Data
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.
Retaining your Personal Data
Our Website and services are for adults. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not give us any Personal Data, including your email address.
Access to and control of your Personal Data
You have legal rights under applicable law respecting your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email or post (shown at the end of this policy):
- see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we’re 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
Change of purpose
We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes we collected it unless we reasonably consider we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you want an explanation about 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 tell you and explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Third party websites
You may see or access content on this site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on those sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by them. Additionally, their sites, services, content and links may be continually changing. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that link to mine, are subject to that website’s terms and policies.
From time to time, we may enter affiliate relationships in which we receive a small commission when you click-through or buy an item. Current Affiliate arrangements are in place with Amazon and the Book Depository.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using our site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use the site. Continuing to use the site is understood as your acceptance of this policy and any further changes.
If you have any queries or concerns, our contact details are:
PO Box 216
BORONIA VIC 3155