What personal information do we collect from the people who visit our website or blog?
Tessadawn.com does not collect data from website visitors; however, the site host (Wix.com) and your Web browser, and Google Analytics may collect information according to their general policies and standard information use. Please refer to their respective privacy policies for details.
There are two exceptions to this rule:
1. When visitors “Join my mailing list,” we collect name, username, and email address via secure Constant Contact email services. Visitors are provided with double opt-in protection and given a clear unsubscribe policy at the time they sign up – subscribers may remove themselves entirely from the list at any time. Any further information requested of –or submitted by -- our newsletter subscribers is wholly optional, and subscribers may remove themselves from the list at any time.
2. When visitors request an autographed copy of a book via the “Buy A Book” page, secured payments are made through PayPal and purchase order and shipping information is shared with the author in order to fulfill your request(s). Please see PayPal’s privacy policies for further information.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
Tessadawn.com does not place or collect cookies in order to track readers’ activity on this website. However, the site host (Wix.com) and your Web browser, and Google Analytics may do so; and we may make use of the data they have collected to improve our effectiveness, enhance your experience, or better reach our audience. Please refer to their respective privacy policies for details. In addition, we may utilize the services of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms to better-connect with our audience across platforms.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. However, if you click through a provided link to another site (such as YouTube or Twitter, etc.), the new site’s policies apply.
Third party links to books (usually appearing on the “Buy A Book” page) may contain affiliate links that allow us to earn a small percentage of any purchases made at no extra cost to you as the buyer, and as an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.
This site uses affiliate links through Amazon, Barnes & Noble (CJ Affiliate), iBooks, and Rakuten (Kobo). Clicking on these retailer links may store cookies on your computer to ensure commissions made from purchases referred by us are credited as appropriate. We may add additional affiliate links to other book retailers in the future.
Last Edited on July 23, 2018