Here at Colin Crampton, we collect/use information in two places; 1/ when you enter the website in the form of cookies, and 2/ when you subscribe to our readers’ group newsletter via MailChimp.
In accordance with the EU GDPR, we offer our newsletter subscribers the ability to access the data we hold on them and to remove that data if required. This is actioned via
Right to be informed – MailChimp
If you would like to request a copy of the personal data we hold regarding you as a newsletter subscriber (via MailChimp), please email firstname.lastname@example.org using the original email address you subscribed with, and we will reply with your information within 7 – 14 business days, if not much sooner. Identification will be required to access your personal data. If we cannot be certain the request is legitimate, we have the right to provide data categories instead. In the spirit of transparency, however, and to show our subscribers that we do not collect any irrelevant or questionable data categories, please note this list of categories we collect using Mailchimp:
- The original email address you supplied to us when you signed up
- Your geolocated address via IP at the time of signing up
- Whether or not you opted-in to GDPR (only valid if subscribed on or after 25th May 2018)
- How you subscribed (ie. using our online form, a pop-up form, a third party service etc)
- The date and time you subscribed
- What newsletters you were sent and which of those you opened
- The language your Operating system is set to (if detected)
- The email client you use (generally) to view our newsletters (if detected)
- Your preferred email format (if detected)
- The last time you updated your MailChimp profile
Please note that all categories except the email and GDPR consent fields are automatically collected by MailChimp, and is in no way manipulated or traded by anyone at The Bartram Partnership.
Right to be forgotten – MailChimp
To remove yourself from our newsletter list, please use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every newsletter rather than ‘junking’ the newsletter. This ensures a smooth process is followed by both your ISP and MailChimp. You also have the right to request to be ‘forgotten’ from our secure MailChimp database. When you unsubscribe, we segregate your unsubscribed email address into a separate secure segment. This allows us to keep track of who is and who is not currently subscribed, and, in turn, enables us to keep an archive of your past activity should you wish to resubscribe. Yes, people do resubscribe regularly. We do not access or use this inactive segment for any activity except resubscribes. If, however, you would like to request your right to be forgotten, please email email@example.com using the original subscribed email address and, following identification, we will process the request. An email will be sent to you from firstname.lastname@example.org confirming the request has been actioned and is complete.
Right to be informed – WordPress (www.colincrampton.com)
Right to be forgotten – WordPress (www.colincrampton.com)
In order for our website to ‘forget’ your visit, you will need to delete the cookies we have installed. Please refer to your browser help files for information on how to
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, 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 your order or other products and services.
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
• Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
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 all browsers are a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, the only user experience to be affected is our newsletter popup; in that it will continue to pop up even if you close it. To avoid this, please enable cookies, which will allow us to recognise who you are (not personally, just the fact that your computer once visited our website), when you decided to close the popup (or what action you took otherwise), and therefore how long until it pops up again. Without cookies, we cannot control this, and your user experience will be diminished.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, 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. Examples of third-party products or sites are almost exclusively other author websites for cross-promotions.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously, please just disable cookies
• Via Email
Upon subscribing to our newsletter, you can change your email address which we securely contain on mailchimp.com:
• By logging in to your account
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email – Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at
• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
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Last Edited on 2018-05-25