Privacy Policy

FrankDalyBooks.com Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION
FrankDalyBooks.com is digital eBooks eCommerce website owned and operated by VisiActive.com. It contain book-trailer videos, images and descriptions for all eBooks, eShort stories and other digital content created by Frank Daly. eBooks can be bought and downloaded instantly and we provide the following formats: MOBI for Amazon Kindle, EPUB for Apple Books and Google Play Books, and PDFs which can be viewed on any device. All content sold on this site is copyright Frank Daly.

This Privacy Policy applies to all users (registered and anonymous) of our Websites and Services. In this document, we use "you" to refer to users of our Websites and Services. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you when you visit our Websites. This policy has been written to describe the conditions under which our Websites and Services are made available to you. Our Privacy Policy discusses, among other things, how data obtained during your visits to our Websites may be collected and used. Read this document carefully and by providing affirmative consent, you have accepted the terms of this Policy. If you do not agree to accept the terms of the Privacy Policy, you are advised to discontinue accessing or otherwise using this site.
We protect your information by using industry-standard safeguards. As described below, we don't gather personal information.

1. IMPLICIT CONSENT
By continuing to use this site you agree to this Privacy Policy.

2. SITES COVERED BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY
This Privacy Policy applies only to FrankDalyBooks.com and any of the links which direct you off this site are beyond the scope of this policy and those external sites are owned and governed by different privacy policies.

3. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
The process of maintaining a website is an evolving one, and FrankDalyBooks.com may modify and amend this document by posting a new Policy on our Websites. Please review any posted changes to our Privacy Policy carefully. If you agree to the terms, simply continue to use our Websites and Services. If you object to any of the changes to our Privacy Policy, please do not continue to access our Websites or use our Services, as your continued use of our Websites and Services after we have posted a notice of changes to the Privacy Policy shall constitute your consent to the changed terms or practices. Note that any personal data we collect about you is subject to the privacy policy in effect at the time of its collection. And, further, that you have certain rights with respect to that personal data, as described in this Privacy Policy.

4. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
FrankDalyBooks.com is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children. Only persons who are more than 18 years-old may use our Websites and Services. By accessing our Websites and Services, you are legally acknowledging that you are over the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you don't have the legal right to access our Websites and Services.

5. SECURITY
We have implemented industry-standard security safeguards designed to protect the information that you may provide. We also periodically monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, consistent with industry standards. You should be aware, however, that since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, it's your responsibility to protect the security and integrity of your account details, including your username and password (if a registration feature is made available at a future stage). If you become aware of any security breach of your password or of the security of the Websites or Services, you must alert us as soon as possible using the contact details at the end of this document.

6. TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
(a) Registration
Although you my use this site anonymously, registering and logon will be provided at a future stage and will provide extra functionality and a better user experience. When you register to create an account you will only need to enter minimal information: your name, email address, and a password.

(b) Non-Personal Information
Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not directly associated with a specific personal identity. FrankDalyBooks.com may collect, analyse, and share aggregated non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use our Websites and Services.

(c) Aggregate Information
FrankDalyBooks.com may collect aggregate information, which refers to information your computer automatically provides us and that cannot be tied back to you as a specific individual. This information can be shared with third parties without restriction. Examples include referral data (the sites you visited just before and just after our site), the pages viewed, the date of your visit, and time spent at our Websites.

(d) Log Files and IP Addresses
We may collect information from the devices and networks that you use to visit the Websites in order to help improve the services we provide, including your Internet Protocol Address (IP Address). An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. For example, when you request a page from one of our sites, our servers log your IP address to create aggregate reports on user demographics, traffic patterns, and for purposes of system administration. When you access or leave our Websites by clicking on a hyperlink, we receive the URL from the site from which you last visited or the one to which you're directed. We may receive the Internet Protocol ("IP") address of your computer or proxy server used to access the site, your operating system, the type of browser you used, and the type of device you use, the Application Programming Interface ("API") you use, or your mobile device carrier or your ISP. We also may receive location data passed to us from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have set up in order to customise your experience based on location information.

(e) Cookies
We use cookies and similar technologies, including mobile device identifiers, to help us recognise you when you log into our Websites and Services. By accessing our Websites, you are consenting to the placement of cookies and other similar technologies in your browser in accordance with this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

Cookies are small packets of information that a site's computer stores on your computer. FrankDalyBooks.com can then read the cookies whenever you visit our Websites. We may use cookies in a number of ways, such as to save the fact that you are logged into the system so you don't have to re-login each time you visit our Websites, to deliver content specific to your interests, and to track the pages you've visited. These cookies allow us to use the information we collect to customise your experience so that your visit to our Websites and your use of our Services are as relevant and as valuable to you as possible. You may modify and control how and when cookies are set through your browser settings. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to control or reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar. We do not link non-personal information from cookies to personally identifiable information without your permission.

(f) Web Beacons
Our Websites also may use web beacons and other technologies, such as pixels and javascript tags, to collect non-personal information about your use of our site and the sites you visit, your use of special announcements or newsletters, and other activities. The information collected by web beacons allows us, for example, to statistically monitor how many people are using our Websites; how many people open our emails; and for what purposes these actions are being taken. We do not share personally identifiable information with any third-party advertisers, but we may show you sponsored content from our members and affiliates.

(g) New Technologies
As new technologies emerge, FrankDalyBooks.com may be able to improve our services or provide you with new ones, which means that we may create new ways to collect information on our Websites. If we offer a new service or new features to our existing Websites, for example, these changes may result in our collecting new information in order to improve your user experience.

7. LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES AND SERVICES
A core part of our Websites and Services provides links to third-party sites for the convenience of our users. If you access those links or third-party add-ons, you will leave our Websites or use the services of another Website. FrankDalyBooks.com does not control these third-party sites and cannot represent that their policies and practices will be consistent with this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use. For example, other sites may collect or use personal information about you in a manner different from that described in this document. You should be aware that materials available through third-party sites may be protected from unauthorised copying and dissemination by copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws, and the usage of such materials may be subject to limitations that are more or less restrictive than those expressed herein. Therefore, you should use other sites with caution, and you do so at your own risk. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any site before submitting personal information.

We may receive information when you use your account to log into a third-party site or application in order to recommend tailored information to you and to improve your user experience on our Websites. We may provide reports containing aggregated impression information to third parties to measure Internet traffic and usage patterns.

8. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you register with FrankDalyBooks.com (when this feature is available), you will acknowledge that information you provide may be used by FrankDalyBooks.com as described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

Communications from FrankDalyBooks.com
We use the information you provide to customise your experience on the site. We may communicate with you using email or other means available to us regarding the availability of services, service-related issues, or announcements that we believe may be of interest to you. We may, for example, send you welcome messages and emails regarding new features or services, and promotional information from FrankDalyBooks.com. You may opt out of receiving promotional messages from FrankDalyBooks.com by following the instructions contained in the email. As long as you're a registered user, however, you can't opt out of receiving service messages from us (notifying you of service availability, etc.). FrankDalyBooks.com may also use personal information in order to customise content on the site to you, such as news relevant to you.

FrankDalyBooks.com does not rent or sell or otherwise distribute personal information that you have shared with us, except as permitted in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. We will not disclose personal information that is associated with your profile unless FrankDalyBooks.com has a good-faith belief that disclosure is permitted by law or is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with a legal requirement or process, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (2) investigate and enforce this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties; (4) respond to member service inquiries; (5) protect the rights, property, or safety of FrankDalyBooks.com, our users, or the public; or (6) as part of the sale of the assets of FrankDalyBooks.com or as a change in control of the organisation or one of its affiliates or in preparation for any of these events. FrankDalyBooks.com reserves the right to supply any such information to any organisation into which FrankDalyBooks.com may merge in the future or to which it may make any transfer in order to enable a third party to continue part or all of the organisation's mission. Any third party to which FrankDalyBooks.com transfers or sells its assets will have the right to use the personal and other information that you provide in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

9. GOVERNING LAW
FrankDalyBooks.com is a digital content eCommerce website based in Ireland.

Any action or proceeding arising out of, or related to the Websites or Services must be brought in Ireland, where this site has been developed and is maintained, and you consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Websites or Services must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

10. DATA TRANSFER
Apart from the core data described in the previous section, FrankDalyBooks.com may, at a future stage, capture and maintain minimal personal information to provide extra functionality for non-anonymous users. The minimal user information is as follows: Username (email address), Password, First-name and Surname. This information will be captured by the web application and stored on our servers.

FrankDalyBooks.com may store and process personal information on servers or on a cloud database located outside of the country where you originally deposited data. The data-protection laws of the country or countries where this personal information will be stored or processed might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. If you are unsure whether this Privacy Policy is in conflict with applicable local rules, you should not register or use this Website. If you are located within the European Union, you should note that your information may be transferred to the United States. By using our Websites and/or directly providing personal information to us, you hereby agree to and acknowledge your understanding of the terms of this Privacy Policy, and consent that your personal data may be transferred to, and processed in, the United States and/or in other jurisdictions as determined by FrankDalyBooks.com, notwithstanding your country of origin, or country, state, and/or province of residence.

11. YOUR OPT-OUT OPTIONS
You may request access, modification, or deletion of your personal information controlled by FrankDalyBooks.com regarding your profile, and you may close your account. If you close your account, some of your profile information may remain in an inactive state on the database.

From time to time FrankDalyBooks.com may email you electronic newsletters, announcements, surveys, or other information. If you prefer not to receive any or all of these communications, you may opt out by following the directions provided within the electronic newsletters and announcements. FrankDalyBooks.com also may conduct polls and surveys of our users, and your participation in this type of research is at your sole discretion. FrankDalyBooks.com may follow up with you regarding your participation in this research. You may at any time opt-out of participating in these polls and surveys.

Further, FrankDalyBooks.com may send you occasional Service-related emails that you may not opt-out of (e.g. changes or updates to features of our Services that have security or privacy implications, technical and security notices, account verification).

12. DATA RETENTION
We will keep your personal information for as long as your account is active or as needed to comply with our legal obligations, even after you've closed your account, such as to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes between users, to prevent fraud and abuse, or to enforce this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. We may be required to retain personal information for a limited period of time if requested by law enforcement. We also may retain indefinitely non-personally identifiable, aggregate data to facilitate our ongoing operations.

13. GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR)
If you are a resident of or are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you may have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”). Personal data you provide is only collected with your consent, and may be transmitted outside of the EEA to FrankDalyBooks.com (or computer servers maintained for the benefit of FrankDalyBooks.com) pursuant to that consent. In general, under the GDPR you may:
Request access to your personal data
Have incomplete or incorrect data corrected
Have your personal data deleted
Suspend or restrict our use of your personal data, or withdraw your consent
Request a copy of your personal data
Complain to a supervisory authority if you believe your rights under the GDPR are not being respected
Should you request a copy of your personal data, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. Should you request the deletion of your personal data, FrankDalyBooks.com will generally do so as soon as practicable, although your right to have your personal data deleted is subject to exceptions, such as, for example, compliance with a legal obligation or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If you CyberNews that our processing of your personal information infringes data-protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

Contact FrankDalyBooks.com (contact details below) if you have concerns regarding your personal data, or wish to exercise any of these listed rights.

Note that, if you are in the EEA, we may transfer your personal data outside of the EEA, including to the United States. By way of example, this may happen if your personal data is transferred to our servers located in a country outside of the EEA. These countries may not have similar data-protection laws to the EEA. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing, or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.

14. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
FrankDalyBooks.com is committed to respecting and protecting the legal rights of copyright owners. As such, FrankDalyBooks.com adheres to the following notice and take down policy, in full compliance with Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA (17 U.S.C. § 512 et seq.). If you believe any of the Content infringes upon your intellectual property rights, please submit a notification alleging such infringement (hereafter a “DMCA Takedown Notice”). To be valid, a DMCA Takedown Notice must (a) be provided to FrankDalyBooks.com for review by our designated copyright agent, as set forth below, and include the following:

1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
3. Identification of the material claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. A statement that, under penalty of perjury, the information in the notification is accurate and you are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Send DMCA Takedown Notices with the above information to fdaly@VisiActive.com, clearly marked in the subject as 'DMCA Takedown Notice'. You acknowledge that in order for FrankDalyBooks.com to be authorised to takedown any Content, your DMCA Takedown Notice must comply with all of the requirements of this Section.

15. CONTACTING US
Questions about this Privacy Policy can be directed to fdaly@visiactive.com. Support is provided in English only.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 15th July 2019.