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Privacy Policy

KD DuBois – Author website Privacy Policy, effective July 4, 2018.

This is a simple author site/blog intended to keep readers and potential readers informed of existing and upcoming works produced by the author KD DuBois. Any personal information provided, namely an e-mail address, is intended for the sole use of sending periodic updates on the author and her work. The site does not sell any product nor require a password to access data. It is not the author’s intent to share e-mail addresses to anyone for marketing purposes. If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive updates, please send an e-mail to kd.dubois.2018@gmail.com, and let her know what e-mail address you you wish to be removed from her mailing list.

The technical aspects of the site’s privacy policy are below.

KD DuBois receives, collects and stores any information you enter on her website or provide to her in any other way. In addition, due to the platform her site is developed under (Wix.com), the site may collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, e-mail address, and computer and connection information. They may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. They collect personally identifiable information you provide to include e-mail address, comments, feedback, product reviews, and recommendations in a database for KD DuBois to use, specifically, for web site improvement and a periodic newsletter.

If you sign up for a newsletter on her website or for inclusion to the street team the duBoîbibliophiles, as part of the process, the site collects personal information you give such as your email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only. Signing up for a newsletter or the street team means you provide consent for KD DuBois to collect, store, and use your e-mail address for purposes specific to KD DuBois.

The site provides links to the author’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts for convenience to site users. By accessing those third parties through those links, your information falls under the privacy policies of those individual parties, and you should review their own policies to determine if you wish to provide your information to them.

The site collects such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes: to provide and operate the Services; to be able to contact our subscribers with general notices and promotional messages; to create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which may be used to improve the site; to comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

The author page/blog is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides the online platform that allows KD DuBois to communicate her products 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.

 

The author page/blog does not use any direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com.

 

KD Dubois may contact you to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about her products, to send periodic information about her blog, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce applicable national laws, and any agreement she may have with you. For these purposes she may contact you via email using the address you provided to her.

The Wix.com platform uses cookies. There are two types of cookies.

Session (Transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.
 

Persistent (Permanent or Stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (i.e. they are based on a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site.

Wix places the following cookies on Wix sites (cookie name, Life span, Purpose}:

1. svSession, Persistent, Communication between site owner and visitor (Wix Chat)

2. hs, Session, Security

3. XSRF-TOKEN, Persistent, Security

4. smSession, Persistent (Two weeks), Identifies logged in site members

5. TSxxxxxxxx (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters), Persistent, Security

6. TSxxxxxxxx_d (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters), Persistent, Security

 

If you don’t want KD DuBois to process your data anymore, please contact her at kd.dubois.2018@gmail.com.

KD DuBois reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If she makes material changes to this policy, she will notify you that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information she collects, how she uses it, and under what circumstances, if any, she uses and/or discloses it. 

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information she has about you, you are invited to contact her at kd.dubois.2018@gmail.com.