Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

Thank you for visiting my Blog. This policy explains the how, what and why I collect your Data when you visit this Blog, or when you subscribe electronically. It also explains the specific ways I use and disclose that information. I take your privacy very seriously, and I will never sell, rent, or divulge this Data to third parties.

Affiliate Links:

I do not currently have any affiliate links. Any advertising on this Blog is done by me with no remuneration.

Personal Identification Information:

I may collect Personal Identification information from Users when they opt to subscribe to my Blog or electronic newsletter, or when they choose to comment on this Blog. In those instances Users may be asked for their first name and email address. Users may, however, visit my Blog anonymously. I will collect Personal Identification Information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information, i.e. if they positively opt-in to subscribe to my newsletter via a double opt-in mechanism. (An email is sent to the subscriber to confirm subscription). All Personal Identification Information collected about my Users are never shared with any third parties.

Non-Personal Identification Information:

I may collect Non-Personal Identification Information about Users whenever they interact with my Blog. Non-Personal Identification Information may include the browser name, IP address, technical information about Users’ means of connection to my Blog, e.g. desktop or mobile), the pages of the Blog they visit, the time and date of the visit, and the time spent on my Blog. Lisa Mackay does not use cookies to display advertising on my Blog. All advertising content is managed internally and no third party ads are served on this Blog.

How I use Collected Information:

I may collect and use Users’ information (both Personal and Non-Personal) for the following purposes: To run and operate this Blog, to tailor content on this Blog to best suit its Users’ interests, to send information to Users that they have agreed to receive via electronic newsletters, to contact Users via email to notify them that they have won a contest run on this Blog. If you are a newsletter subscriber and no longer wish to be contacted by me, please unsubscribe directly from that newsletter (unsubscribe link is provided at the bottom of each and every newsletter), or contact me via email to update or delete your data.

How I Protect Your Information:

All Personal Identification Information about my Users is stored and protected by The Rocket Science Group LLC (MailChimp). MailChimp takes every reasonable and appropriate measure to protect Personal Identification Information from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the Personal Information.

Sharing Your Personal Information:

I will never sell, trade or rent Personal Identification Information about my Users to others. I may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any Personal Identification Information regarding visitors with my Business partners.

Electronic Newsletters:

If a User decides to subscribe to my mailing list, they will receive emails that may include book news, updates, book recommendations, etc. I use MailChimp as a third party service provider to help me send newsletters to my subscribers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

Lisa Mackay has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. I 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. I encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how I am helping to protect the personal information I collect.

Your Acceptance of These Terms:

By using this Blog, you signify your acceptance of the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not us my Blog. Your continued use of the Blog following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes. You acknowledge and agree that is it your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of the modifications.

Contacting Me:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practice of this Blog, or your dealing with me, please contact me at:

Privacy Policy updated on 23rd May 2018