Newspeak Press is an Australian-based editing and publishing business owned and operating through sole trading. References to "Newspeak Press", "we", "us", and "our" in this Privacy Policy refers to Newspeak Press. Personal information refers to any information or opinion relating to an identified individual.

This policy explains: the types of personal information we collect, use, store, and safeguard; why that information is collected, used, stored, and safeguarded; and how we collect, use, store, and safeguard the information. It also outlines how you can contact us with any complaints, feedback, or change of information.

We will update this privacy policy when our information handling practices change. Updates will be publicised on our website and through our email lists.

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We only collect your information in times of necessity: such as when you have signed up for our newsletter or completed a survey. This relates to any activity that you willingly enter your personal information for.

The only way we collect your information is when you provide the information for us. We do not collect your information without your permission and we do not trade your information.

We collect your information when you:

  • contact us for a quote

  • sign up to our newsletter

  • make a complaint

  • provide feedback

  • contact us to update or change your personal information (such as an email address change for your newsletter subscription)

We do not collect sensitive information such as ethnicity, sexual orientation, or political views. However, when you enter your personal information into our website for the giveaway of physical items, we will request a mailing address.

We collect:

  • Your first name

  • Your email address

  • Your birthdate

  • Your mailing address (during giveaways)

  • Your social media handles (during sign up for giveaways or advanced reader copies (ARC) of books we've published)

Potential future change to the privacy policy: We will use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, and page interaction information.

HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We collect your information through various methods. This includes:

  • mailing list (newsletter) sign-ups

  • feedback

  • complaints

  • contact for a quote

  • giveaways

  • sign up for ARCs

1. Email lists, quote forms, sign-up sheets, and feedback/complaint forms

 

We will collect the information you provide for our newsletter sign-up forms, our quote forms, our general sign-up sheets, and the feedback or complaint forms.

We use Mailchimp to manage the sign-up forms. You can view Mailchimp's privacy policy here.

We use Wix to manage feedback and complaint forms. You can view Wix's privacy policy here.

Potential future change to the privacy policy: We will collect information willingly entered by you when purchasing a product. This will include your payment method.

2. Social networking services

 

We use social networking services such as Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Gmail to communicate with the public about our work. We collect your information from these services to communicate more effectively with you. You can view their privacy policies here: Instagram; Twitter; YouTube; Facebook; and Gmail.

WHY WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

We collect your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to email you newsletters

  • to effectively communicate with you

  • to send you physical items won in a giveaway

HOW WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION


INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH WIX WEBSITE:

 

"Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services 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. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers."

To ensure the safety of your personal information, we destroy the information when it is no longer needed. As an example: Once a giveaway has ended and the winner has been notified, all personal information obtained throughout the duration of this giveaway will be destroyed.

ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION


If you no longer wish to have your personal information stored on our database, please contact us through newspeakpress@gmail.com with PERSONAL INFORMATION WITHDRAWAL in the subject line.

If you would like to view your stored personal information or update the information you presented, please contact us through newspeakpress@gmail.com with PERSONAL INFORMATION UPDATE in the subject line.

 

COMPLAINTS OR FEEDBACK

 

If you would like to lodge a complaint because you believe your information has been collected without your consent or used without your consent, please contact us through newspeakpress@gmail.com with PERSONAL INFORMATION COMPLAINT in the subject line.

If you would like to provide feedback on our privacy policy or your personal information, please contact us through newspeakpress@gmail.com with PERSONAL INFORMATION FEEDBACK in the subject line.

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately when published to the website or at a specified time and date. If we change the privacy policy, we will notify you on our website and through our newsletter.

CONTACT US

 

If you wish to contact the owner and operator directly, please contact Dahlia Burroughs through dahliaburroughs@gmail.com with CONTACT OWNER in the subject line.

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