Privacy Policy

I am a registered sole trader operating as Gimlet Editorial. I offer proofreading services to authors, academics and students. My client/customer base is worldwide.

This policy describes how I protect and make use of the information you give me.

If you are asked to provide information, it will only be used in the ways stated in this policy.

This privacy policy was last updated on 1 September 2020.

What type of information do I collect?

  1. I receive, collect and store any personal details you enter on my website or provide in any other way (such as name, email address, telephone number), as well as information relating to your enquiry or request for quotation.

  2. In addition, I collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information, and purchase history. I may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. I also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications).

 

How do I collect information?

When you use the contact form on my website, as part of the process, I collect personal information you give us such as your name and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

 

Why do I collect such personal information?

I collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To respond to your enquiries or requests for quotation.

  2. To provide and operate the Services;

  3. To be able to contact you during the course of an editing project;

  4. To be able to contact Visitors and Users with general or personalised service-related notices and promotional messages;

  5. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which I may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  6. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

How do I store, use, share and disclose your personal information?

Gimlet Editorial is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides me with the online platform that allows me to sell my services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

 

How do I communicate with your site visitors?

I may contact you to follow up queries arising during a project, to notify you regarding your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to send updates about my company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce the User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement I may have with you. For these purposes I may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

 

How do I use cookies and other tracking tools?

I use Wix.com’s platform to understand how visitors use my site. The program places a cookie (a small file) on your computer’s hard drive that enables my website to identify your computer as you view different pages on my website.

 

This is a list of the cookies used by Wix.com:

https://support.wix.com/en/article/cookies-and-your-wix-site

 

Cookies do not provide me with access to your computer or any information about you other than that which you choose to share with me.

 

How can site visitors withdraw their consent?

If you don’t want me to process your data any more or would like me to correct or amend any personal information I have about you, please send an email to: becmcneil@gimlet-editorial.co.uk or phone 07572444966.

 

I reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If I make material changes to this policy, I will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information I collect, how I use it, and under what circumstances, if any, I use and/or disclose it. 

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