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Privacy Policy (Updated May 23, 2018)

It is the policy of Diane Michaels Books and Harp to respect your privacy regarding any information you provide. The details of this policy, as listed below, provide you with an understanding of how I collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard, and otherwise make use of your personal data.

I will only collect and use your personal data when I have the lawful grounds to do so, including complying with legal obligations. Diane Michaels Books and Harp serves as the data controller. If you have questions about this policy or how I use your personal data, please contact me. This policy is effective as of May 23, 2018. I review my privacy practices regularly, updating them as needed.

Personal data I collect via my website (

I only collect personal data when you sign up for my newsletter or blog (first name, email address), comment on the blog (name, email address) or use my contact page (name, email address).

Use of your personal data

I will only use your personal data when the law allows. Common uses include delivering content and communications to you after your have opted-in to receive them or responding to your comments and questions.

Sharing of your personal data

I take your privacy seriously and will not share your personal data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below.

I share personal data with third parties who provide services on my behalf and who provide those specific services to me. These third party platforms may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and mailing list platforms such as Mail Chimp for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences or managing my mailing list. I have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with each of the third parties with whom I share personal data as described above and who are providing services on my behalf.

Keeping your personal data secure

We have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the personal data we collect. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard personal data from accidental loss, destruction, damage, and unauthorized access, use, and disclosure.

Age policy

I do not encourage or knowingly collect any personal date from children under the age of fifteen years of age. If you are younger than fifteen, please do not provide me with any of your personal data, including your email address.

Access to and control over your personal data

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your personal data. You can request or take the following actions by contacting me [ or at the mailing address provided on this page]:

  • See what personal data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to
  • Request to change/correct your personal data
  • Ask me to delete your personal data
  • Object to the processing of your personal data
  • Ask me 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

Change of purpose

I will only use your personal data for the purposes for which I collected it, unless I reasonably consider that I need to use it for another reason that is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to receive an explanation regarding the processing for the new purpose and how it is compatible with the original purpose, please contact me.

If I need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, I will notify you and explain the legal basis that allows me to do so.

Contact information

Diane Michaels

PO Box 1104

Bloomfield, NJ 07003