Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

It is Penner Media Group, LLC’s policy to respect 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”), we, Penner Media Group, LLC are 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. 
This policy is effective as of May 9, 2018. We review our privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such we may change this privacy policy from time to time.

Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.

1. Personal Data we collect via our websites: sylviefox.com, aimeaustin.com, jinniblack.com, pennerpublishing.com, smartwomensfiction.com, ebooks.buzz, the “Websites”) 

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

See below for the kinds of activities in which we engage and the corollary types of personal data collected

When you sign-up to:
 receive free content, including
eBooks, paperbacks, audiobooks, and other offers;

• Email address
• First name
• Last name
• Your IP Address

When you purchase a book directly from us • Name
• Email address
• Phone number
• Any Personal Data which you 
provide to us in the free text box 
of the form
• Payment method choice (payment 
details are held by our payment processor, not us)

When you complete the media enquiries form
• Name
• Email address
• Phone number
• Any Personal Data which you 
provide to us in the free text box of the form

Data that we collect automatically
We automatically collect certain information when you visit our Websites—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 Websites.

2. Use of your Personal Data
We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we use your Personal Data to:
• process and manage your use of our Websites;
• respond to your questions, comments and requests;
• where you have opted-in to receive marketing from us, deliver communications that are 
relevant to your preferences/may be of interest to you;
• improve our services and Websites through analysis of information.

3. Sharing of 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 social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf.

4. Keeping your Personal Data secure
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.

5. 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 anonymize any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

6. Children
This Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we 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 us with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.

7. 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 privacy@pennermedia.com or via our postal address: 14900 Magnolia Boulevard, #57914, Los Angeles, California 91413.
• 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.

8. California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. See more at: https://consumercal.org/about-cfc/cfc-education-foundation/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa-3/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our Websites anonymously;
We will add a link to our privacy policy on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our Websites; and
Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.
Users will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on our Privacy Policy page
Users can change their personal information:
• By emailing us; or
• By sending mail via postal mail.
California Do Not Track Disclosures

Our Websites do not track its customers over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. However, some third party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting such sites, your browser may have features that allow you to set the DNT signal on your browser so that third parties (particularly advertisers) know you do not want to be tracked.

If you would like to learn how to set your browser so that websites do not track you, visit one of the following:
Safari: http://support.Apple.com/kb/PH11952
Firefox: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/dnt/
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/2790761
Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17288/windows-internet-explorer-11-use-do-not-track
Third parties that have content embedded on our Websites may set cookies on a user’s browser and/or obtain information about the fact that a web browser visited our Websites from a certain IP address. Third parties cannot collect any other personal identifying information from our Websites unless you provide it to them directly.

9. 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.

10. Contact Us
Our full details are: Penner Media Group, LLC., Email for Privacy Questions: privacy@pennermedia.com Postal Address: 
14900 Magnolia Boulevard, #57914, Los Angeles, California 91413.