What personal information do we collect from visitors to our website and when?
When you send a message using the contact form, we collect your email address, IP address and user agent. In addition, we use third party services to compile information about site traffic and interactions. If you are one of our authors, we keep a record of when you have logged in to this website and your downloads, including email address and IP address. We use passwordless logins.
We also log hack attempts using IP address and user agent.
How do we use this information?
We use the information to reply to your message the best way we can. We store the email transaction on our email server but do not use your information for any other purpose.
How do protect this information?
We regularly scan this website for malware and have protection in place to bounce off troublemakers. We also use an SSL connection for all pages on this website.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use trusted third party services, who place cookies, to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
Do I have to accept cookies?
No. If you disable cookies through your website browser, this site will continue to work but you may not be able to login.
What cookies do we use?
- Essential: cookies that are necessary for the site to function securely: __cfduid,bb2_screener
- Tracking: we use Google Analytics standard aggregated tracking and CANNOT personally identify you from this information: _ga, _gat,_gid
- Login (authors only): If you are one of our authors and log in to this website to check your royalties, we temporarily set cookies to allow you to securely access your data: wordpress_logged_in_,wordpress_sec
- Other: if you are logged in to social media, Google or similar services, you may see other cookies set.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Third parties we use include (but are not limited to) Hostgator. Our website uses WordPress and Jetpack for functionality, Google Analytics for anonymised tracking, Cloudflare for speed and security, Google ReCaptcha for security and regular backups of this website are held on Amazon S3.
Third Party Links
We may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
This website participates in Amazon Associates, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to pages on Amazon. Amazon Services LLC Associates Program for amazon.com and Amazon EU Associates Programme for amazon.co.uk.
Google Analytics Opt-Out
You can opt out permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
This website is aimed at, and marketed to, adults over the age of consent only.
Fair Information Practices
There is no PII stored on this website. However, should one of our trusted third party services suffer a data breach, we will notify you.
We collect your email address in order to respond to enquiries, and/or other requests or questions. Once the matter is resolved, you will not receive further email communication from us.
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Please address all postal communications to: Creative Cat Apps, 6-8 Freeman Street, Grimsby, DN32 7AA, UK. If you address it in any other way, we cannot guarantee receipt due to shared premises. Alternatively, please use the contact form.