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Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring the protection of the privacy and security of any personal information we may collect from you or which you may provide us.


This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information (Personal Data), in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR). For the purpose of the Data Protection Legislation, we are ‘the data controller’. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use Personal Data about you. We are required under the Data Protection Legislation to notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice.


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

  • We have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. 


1. Changes to our Privacy Policy 


This Privacy Policy is effective as of 10th August 2018. and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.  We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy


2. How do we collect Personal Data?


We collect Personal Data via our website and the third party services who collect information from you on our behalf, such as BookFunnel and Mailchimp.


3. Personal Data that you provide us


We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us in the following ways:                          Types of Personal Data when you sign up to:

Receive free content, including eBooks and offers:

  • Email address

  • First name

  • Last name


When you complete the contact form

  • Email address;

  • First name

  • Last name


4. What other information do we collect?


Your browser sends data whenever you visit our website – such as your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. We do not link this information with any Personal Data. It provides us with information about how you use our services and engage with us.

We may also use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse this information to help us improve our Site and services for you.

5. What is a ‘cookie’, and do we collect them?


We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the website. For most websites to work properly, it needs to collect certain basic information on its users. To do this, a site creates files known as cookies – which are small text files – on its users’ computers. These are designed to allow the website to recognise its users on subsequent visits and are automatically generated.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to let you know when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site. 


6. How do we use your Personal Data?


We will use your email address to send you newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that you have opted-in to and that we believe to be of interest or value to readers of Amanda Paull’s books.


7. Do we share this data?


We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of readers and visitors to our web site. We 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.


8. How can you stop us using this data?


You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by contacting us via email and asking to be removed from the list. You can also click unsubscribe at the bottom of any newsletter.


9. Keeping your Personal Data secure


The security of your Personal Information is important to us. 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 unauthorised access, use and disclosure. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. 


10. How long do we keep your Personal Data?


By signing up to the Amanda Paull’s newsletter, you agree for us to use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters and any information we deem pertinent to readers of Amanda Paull’s books. 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 anonymise any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

11. Do we collect Personal Data from 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.

12. Do you have 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 ( or via our postal address:

  • 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

  • Express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data


13. Can we use your Personal Data for another purpose?


We will only use your Personal Data for the purpose 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.


14. How can you contact us?


Email for privacy questions:


Postal address:

Amanda Paull:

Gibside House Waterside Drive Metrocentre East Business Park
Gateshead, TYNE & WEAR NE11 9HU
United Kingdom

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