Privacy Policy

Updated: 24 May, 2018

Xio Axelrod LLC respects your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you or which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

​We will only collect and use your Personal Data where:

• we have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;

• we are performing a contract with you for our services; and

• we have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), Xio Axelrod is the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy.

PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT VIA XIOAXELROD.COM (the “Website”)

Personal Data that you provide to us:

We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website in the following ways:

When you sign up for Xio’s newsletter: Name and Email address

When you complete the contact form: Name, Email address, and any Personal Data which you provide to us in the free text box of the form

MAILING LIST

Your privacy is important. When you sign up for Xio’s newsletter, please know that we don’t rent or trade email lists with other authors, organizations, or businesses.

We use a third-party provider, Mailchimp.com, to deliver the newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve the email newsletter. For more information, please see Mailchimp’s privacy policy.

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of emails or by emailing Xio (the data protection officer for xioaxelrod.com) at xio@xioaxelrod.com.

DATA THAT WE AUTOMATICALLY COLLECT

We automatically collect certain information when you visit our Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We do not link this information with any Personal Data. We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the Website. Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service. We do not use any tracking cookies (when you leave the site, we don’t have anything that monitors your movements after you leave.)

YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:

We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. These third parties may include:

Godaddy.com is our website and newsletter host. You can view their privacy policy here.

We occasionally use Bookfunnel to offer free books. We do not set this service to mandatory information collection. You can view their privacy policy here.

Google Analytics help us understand how our customers use the Site. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

SECURING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data we collect. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

RETENTION PERIODS FOR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We 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. We review the Personal Data we hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymise any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you, or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

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 us via email at xio@xioaxelrod.com:

• see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to;

• ask us to change/correct your Personal Data;

• ask us to delete your Personal Data;

• object to the processing of your Personal Data;

• ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;

• withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and

• express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.

CHANGE OF PURPOSE

We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us. If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Our website may contain links to other sites. Please note, if you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. 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.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 16. In the case we discover that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may periodically update our Privacy Policy to reflect changing needs and legislation. Therefore, we advise you to review this page from time to time 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. This policy was last reviewed and updated May 24, 2018.

CONTACT US

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