Krista Hall

Romantic Suspense Author

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

Krista Hall Author operates the kristahall.com website, which provides information related to the author Krista Hall.

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM THE PEOPLE WHO VISIT OUR BLOG, WEBSITE, OR APP?

When commenting or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, website address, or other details to help you with your experience.

If you choose to sign up for Krista Hall’s newsletter or enter sponsored contests, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing information and updating subscribers/contestants only. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. We will not sell or rent your information to anyone.

LOG DATA

Whenever you visit Krista Hall’s website, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of Krista Hall’s website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. This data will not be used by anyone other than Krista Hall Author.

 WHEN DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site, including when you leave a comment.

 HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To send periodic emails regarding events, products, and services.
  • To follow up with you after correspondence (i.e. comments or email inquiries)

 DO WE USE ‘COOKIES’?

Yes, this site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

WE USE COOKIES TO:

Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services, such as Google Analytics and Mailchimp that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

SERVICE PROVIDERS

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our business;
  • To provide the business-related services on our behalf;
  • To perform business-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our website is used.

We want to inform our visitors that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

SECURITY

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

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

THIRD-PARTY DISCLOSURE

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

GOOGLE

Note: This site does not use Google AdSense or Google Analytics.

IF AT ANY TIME YOU WOULD LIKE TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM RECEIVING FUTURE EMAILS, YOU CAN:

Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email (Manage Preferences | Unsubscribe), and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY:

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically 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.

CONTACTING US

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Krista Hall Author
Attn: Krista Hall
1513 N. Kenilworth Street
Arlington, VA 22205
krista@kristahall.com

Last Edited on 2018-05-25

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