(updated 05.22.2018)

It is K.A. Krantz’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information collected from you through my website KAKRANTZ.COM or my blog KAKRANTZ.BLOGSPOT.COM.

The data I collect typically falls into one of two categories:

·        Personal Data: includes information such as name, email address, phone number, etc.
·        Non-Personal Data: is any information not relating to an identifiable person, such as device type, device manufacturer and model, type of browser or operating system, dates and times of use, and screen resolution.

Use of Your Personal Data

I will use your Personal Data to:
·         respond to your questions, comments, and requests;
·         communicate offers relevant to your preferences where you have opted-in to receive marketing from me;
·         deliver products/services you have requested from me;
·         improve my offerings and website through analysis of information.

Personal Data You Actively Provide Me

I only collect Personal Data where you choose to provide it on the website. You may decline to supply Personal Data; however, I may not be able to provide a requested product/service to you.  These are the ways in which you provide your personal data:

When you sign-up to receive a newsletter, free content, or other promotional offers:

·         Email address
·         First name
·         Last name
·         Preferred Format (epub, mobi, pdf, paperback, etc.,)

When you download/purchase a book directly from me

·         Name
·         Email address
·         Shipping address (for hard copies only)
·         Phone number
·         Preferred Format (epub, mobi, pdf, paperback, etc.,)
·         Any Personal Data you provide in the free text box of the form

When you complete the Contact/Media Enquiries form

·         Name
·         Email address
·         Phone number
·         Organization (optional)
·         Any Personal Data you provide to me in the free text box of the form

Data I Collect Automatically

Using third party applications, I automatically collect Non-Personal Data.  I do not link this information with any Personal Data. I also collect data automatically through my use of cookies on the website. Please see my cookies policy to find out about the types of cookies I set and why, and how you can adjust your settings to disable cookies.

Third Party Applications Used on the Website & Links to Their Respective Privacy Policies:

·         GoDaddy
·         WordPress
·         Google
·         MailChimp
·         BookFunnel

Sharing Your Personal Data

I take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as requested by law enforcement or as necessary with third parties who provide services/functions to you on my behalf.

Keeping your Personal Data secure

I have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data I collect from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure.

Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

I 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. I review the Personal Data I hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymize any Personal Data that is no longer necessary.

Personal Data of Minors

The website, products, and services are aimed at adults. I 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 me with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.

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 me via email:
·         request what Personal Data I hold about you (if any), including why I am holding it;
·         ask me to change/correct your Personal Data;
·         ask me to delete your Personal Data;
·         object to the processing of your Personal Data;
·         ask me to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
·         withdraw any consents you have given me to the processing of your Personal Data; and
·         express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

I may change this Privacy Policy at any time. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy is indicated by the “Last Updated” date at the top of the page. All changes are effective immediately upon posting. Please review this Privacy Policy frequently to stay updated on changes that may affect you. Your continued use of the Website signifies your continuing consent to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

Contact Information:

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), I, K.A. Krantz, am the “data controller.” If you have any questions about this policy or about how I use your Personal Data, please contact me at: [email protected]