Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important and I want to do my best to protect it. This page goes into detail about your privacy and usage of this website and its affiliated content. Please excuse any legal speak in my efforts to be transparent.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://worderella.com

The intent of this website is to be a central point of information and contact for author pseudonym, Belinda Kroll, on behalf of Binaebi Akah Calkins and her publishing company, Bright Bird Press.

If you have any questions about this information or require data to be removed from commenting or newsletters, send an email to INFO at WORDERELLA.COM.

Personal data collection and usage

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

If you contact us through our contact form, we require your name and email address to follow up with your inquiry. This data is emailed to ensure your query is answered. Copies of your inquiry are kept in logs in our content management database as a back up record of your submission in case our mail servers drop the connection and we never receive your inquiry. We maintain this data for customer service purposes and will never use information submitted through our contact form for marketing purposes.

Feedback surveys

If you confirm or provide information to provide feedback future creative publications, we require your name and email address to follow up or for trending purposes. Copies of your contact information are kept in logs in our content management database. We maintain this data for customer service purposes and will never use information submitted through our survey for marketing purposes.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We have used Google Analytics in the past for trending purposes. We do not collect personal data to accomplish these tasks.

Who we share your data with

If you purchase a gift certificate or eBook via the website, or send a donation via Ko-fi, you ultimately interact with PayPal or Square, each which have their own privacy policies.

If you subscribe to our newsletter, you are interacting with and agree to the privacy policies maintained by MailerLite.

If you subscribe to release notifications, you are interacting with and agree to the privacy policies maintained by Books2Read c/o Draft2Digital.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Users cannot change their username. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.