Privacy Policy

D. J. Minshall operates the djminshall.com website, which provides information related to the author D. J. Minshall

This page is used to inform website visitors about the policies and information we collect from you when you sign up to receive our newsletter or participate in djminshall.com giveaways or contests.

By signing up for our newsletter or participate in djminshall giveaways or contests, you are agreeing to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing information and giving updates to newsletter subscribers and giveaway/contest entrants. The Information you give will not be shared with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

What type of information do we collect?

We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. 

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; your name, email address, website address. etc.

Derivative Data

Like most places on the Internet, simply by visiting our website you automatically tell us certain information. This includes basic information such as your IP address, when you visited, the website from where you came prior to visiting us, the website where you go when you leave us, browser version, pages on the website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that are stored on a user's computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. We use cookies to store visitors' preferences. 

Use of Information

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to:

  • Administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests.

  • Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.

  • Create and manage your account (mailing list and Members Only).

  • Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and promotions, and other information regarding our website and mobile application to you.

  • Email you regarding your mailing list account.

  • Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site.

  • Notify you of updates to the Site.

  • Notify you of new book releases.

  • Perform other business activities as needed.

  • Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site.

  • Send you a newsletter.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate the running of our business;

  • To send information out on our behalf;

  • To perform business-related services; or

  • To assist us in analyzing how our website is used.

We want to inform our visitors that these third parties may be granted access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security

We value your trust in providing us with your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Minors

We do not provide services or sell products to children. If you are below the age of 18, you may use our website only with the permission and active involvement of a parent or legal guardian. If you are a minor, please do not provide us or other website visitors with any personal information.

 

Policy Changes

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

Questions and your contact information
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at [djminshallauthor@gmail.com] 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

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