privacy and cookie policy

In compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Act), I’ve created this Privacy Page.

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and process personal information about you electronically.



This is the system I use to manage my mailing list. The name and email address you give is stored on file by MailChimp. You can read MailChimp’s privacy policy here.

I never share this information with anyone else.


If you choose to follow my blog to get updates when I post, the name you give and your email address are stored by WordPress. You may unsubscribe from these updates at any time.

This information is never shared with anyone else.


My website uses Google Analytics, a web-based analytics tool that tracks and reports on the manner in which the website is used to help me to improve it. Google Analytics does this by placing small text files called ‘cookies’ on your device (see paragraph below). The information that the cookies collect, such as the number of visitors to the site, the pages visited and the length of time spent on the site, is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

My website has the Facebook pixel installed which I use to create marketing profiles of the kind of readers who will be interested in my books.

I use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. When you use this website for the first time you are asked to consent to use of these cookies. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options. To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them, visit

Please also see ‘Email Marketing’ below.


Under the GDPR your rights are as follows:

  • the right to be informed
  • the right of access
  • the right to rectification
  • the right to erasure
  • the right to restrict processing
  • the right to data portability
  • the right to object
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling

Under the GDPR I use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to my newsletter. You can opt out of receiving emails at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of my marketing emails. You can also ask to see the data I hold for you, or request we remove your data at any time by emailing