Terms of Service and Privacy Policy
Terms of Service

1. Terms

By accessing the website at http://alisoncroggon.com, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Alison Croggon's website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

    1. modify or copy the materials;

    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Alison Croggon's website;

    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

    5. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.

  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Alison Croggon at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

  1. The materials on Alison Croggon's website are provided on an 'as is' basis. Alison Croggon makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

  2. Further, Alison Croggon does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

 

4. Limitations

In no event shall Alison Croggon or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Alison Croggon's website, even if Alison Croggon or a Alison Croggon authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

 

5. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on Alison Croggon's website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Alison Croggon does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Alison Croggon may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However Alison Croggon does not make any commitment to update the materials.

 

6. Links

Alison Croggon has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Alison Croggon of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.

 

7. Modifications

Alison Croggon may revise these terms of service for its website at any time. The Terms of Service and Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any material changes in the way we use your Personal Data, we will notify you by sending you an email to the last email address you provided to us. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an email notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site.  These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Service.  Please note that at all times you are responsible for updating your Personal Data to provide us with your most current email address.  In the event that the last email address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the email containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice.  In any event, changes to this Privacy Policy may affect our use of Personal Data that you provided us prior to our notification to you of the changes.  If you do not wish to permit changes in our use of your Personal Data, you must notify us prior to the effective date of the changes that you wish to deactivate your Account with us.  Continued use of our Site or Service, following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

Privacy Policy

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

alisoncroggon.com collects personal information in a number of ways, including when you:

Ask to be placed on a mailing list;
Subscribe to our services and become a customer;
Make an enquiry about our services;
Visit our website;
Supply goods or services to us;
Answer a readers survey;
Post a comment on our site; and
Provide information to us.

When you visit our website, ‘cookies’ allow us to identify movements around our site. A cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server. The browser stores the message in a text file. The message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies used in our website include an anonymous unique identifier that allows our website to recognise you and give you access to your account when you’re signed in. You need to accept cookies from this website in order to use your account. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself.

The information is used to inform you about Alison Croggon's books and associated activities via email newsletters. You may unsubscribe from emails newsletters at any time via the link at the bottom of the email.

TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Contact and delivery details;
IP address;
Location;
Device (iPhone, laptop, etc);
Web browser (Safari, Firefox, etc);
Information provided by you through a readers survey; and
Information you post on our blog page when you submit a comment.

Alison Croggon and related entities are not responsible for any information you’ve provided in public areas of our site, which may then be collected by other users.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

PRIMARY PURPOSE

The information we collect will be used to help us:

Provide products and services to you;
Communicate with you;
Improve the quality of our service;
For fraud-prevention purposes;
Analyse the usage of the website;
Assist us in promotions and marketing our services to you including advising you of updates or changes to our products and services.

Because most of the information is collected directly from you, you will normally be aware of the purpose of the collection. We take all reasonable steps to ensure the information held is accurate, up-to-date, complete, relevant and not misleading.

When you provide your email address you agree to receive emails from us. If you wish to opt out of receiving any emails you may unsubscribe by clicking on the link within the email or by advising us by sending an email via the contact form at this website.

SECONDARY PURPOSE

Sometimes we might use the personal information we collect for a secondary purpose; that is, for use in a way that is different from the primary purpose. We will only do this where:

You have consented;
The secondary purpose is related to the primary purpose and you would reasonably expect us to use the information in such a way; or
We are required or permitted by law to use the information in such a way, or it is in the interests of public safety to do so.

Secondary purposes may include:

Business planning and product development;
Providing you with relevant information, including promotions, about our products and services, the products and services of our related bodies corporate and/or the products and services of our business partners or joint venturers;
Enabling us to better understand your needs and interests;
Improving the content, functionality and usability of our website;
Improving our marketing and promotional efforts;
For any other purpose identified in any other agreement between you and us;
Issues, news or other information relevant to your dealings with us, or about us generally, or the industries in which you or we operate; and
As otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

alisoncroggon.com will never sell information provided to us.

HOW WE PROTECT THE INFORMATION COLLECTED

We take all reasonable, best practice steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference and loss and unauthorised modification, access or disclosure.

Please be aware that the internet is not secure and personal information you send to us via the internet is done so at your own risk.

Where we no longer require your personal information for a permitted purpose and it is not required to be retained by law, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify it. We are also only responsible for the information on this site.

DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

As part of providing our products and services to you we may be required to disclose your personal information to third party organisations such as:

Our legal, accounting, financial or other professional advisers;
Outsourced service providers such as other agencies that distribute and deliver our products to you and assist us with promotions or competitions;
Regulatory and other government agencies as required by Australian law;
A court, if required by a court order or other legally enforceable request such as an injunction or subpoena,
Our related entities.

By continuing to use our services and website you consent to such disclosures to third parties.

SOCIAL MEDIA

alisoncroggon.com uses social media websites to share information and to engage with the public. Some social media websites and applications may make personally identifiable information available to the public. Please be aware that privacy policies provided by social media websites may not be the same as the privacy policy described here.

We advise that personally identifiable information or other information you share via social media or applications may be accessible by third parties.

DATA RETENTION


We retain Personal Data only as long as we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (e.g. to provide you with a service or to comply with legal or tax requirements). At your request, we will delete your Personal Data or anonymize it so that it no longer identifies you, unless otherwise required by law.

YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE GDPR


If you are a resident of the European Union or the European Economic Area, you have the following data protection rights under the GDPR:

You can access, correct, update, or request deletion of your Personal Data by emailing support@startsomegood.com.
You can object to the processing of your Personal Data, or ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data by emailing support@startsomegood.com.
You can request an archive of Personal Data by emailing support@startsomegood.com. We will provide you with a .csv file or files containing your Personal Data.
You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications. To do so, click on the "unsubscribe" link in the email.
You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority.
We respond to all requests from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights within 30 days, and do not charge a fee for fulfilling such requests.

 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY


This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any material changes in the way we use your Personal Data, we will notify you by sending you an email to the last email address you provided to us and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our Site.  Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an email notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site.  These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Service.  Please note that at all times you are responsible for updating your Personal Data to provide us with your most current email address.  In the event that the last email address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the email containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice.  In any event, changes to this Privacy Policy may affect our use of Personal Data that you provided us prior to our notification to you of the changes.  If you do not wish to permit changes in our use of your Personal Data, you must notify us prior to the effective date of the changes that you wish to deactivate your Account with us.  Continued use of our Site or Service, following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or our use of your information, please contact us at via the contact form on this website.

May 2018