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I am also the owner and publisher ofa traditional publishing company called Vine Leaves Press. At VLP we publish book-length vignette collections, writing reference books, short story collections, memoir/autobiography, and novels (all genres with a literary bent).
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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how I, Jessica Bell, use and protect any information you supply when you use this website.

I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

I may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 24, 2018.

The following information may be collected in the course of interaction with me: name and contact information including email address, information relevant to customer surveys and offers, information relevant to design services.

Information gathered is to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and in particular for the following reasons:

  1. Internal record keeping
  2. I may use the information (from surveys and feedback, for instance) to improve and develop products.
  3. I may send you promotional emails about new products, special offers, or other information I think you may find of interest, using the email address you have provided.
  4. I may contact you by email for market research purposes (for example a survey) and use the information to customize the website and services according to your interests.

I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure and will never give away or sell your details to a third party. I will take suitable steps to safeguard the information I collect.

Some information is also collected via your subscription to my newsletter. This newsletter is by opt-in and the information you give when you opt in is only used to send the newsletter. If you sign up to the mailing list, your details are collected and stored by a third-party delivery platform (MailChimp). There will be an unsubscribe link in any email or newsletter Isend to you which you can click at any time should you wish to unsubscribe. Alternatively, if you wish to be manually deleted from the mailing list, contact me and Iwill be happy to do so.

Please consult and Mailchimp’s privacy policy: mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Controlling your personal information:

You may request details of personal information which I hold about you, and if you believe any information I am holding is incorrect or incomplete, please write or email me and I will promptly correct any incomplete or incorrect information.

I will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or am required by law to do so. I may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which I think you may find interesting if you tell us you wish this to happen.

Links to other websites:

This website contains links to other websites and social media platforms of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Cookie policy:

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes, by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.