Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for


This notice is for this website; owned by Anna Applegate and governs the privacy of those who use it. It explains how we control, process, handle and protect your personal data while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations.


“I” or “The Website” refers to Anna Applegate

“you”, “the user” refers to the user of the Website.

GDPR means General Data Protection Act.

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and process personal information about you electronically.

Lawful basis: Consent

  1. We process your information in the following ways: To keep you updated with special offers and news about my books.
  2. Data retention period: We will continue to process your information until you choose to UNSUBSCRIBE or OPT-OUT, which you can do at anytime.
  3. Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties, ever.


Your rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows.

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.


Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. The cookies that are used, are all done through You can find out more information about the specific information they collect and use here:


Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies provided by in how we store, access and manage that information.

We use mail to manage data provided by you when you Opt-In and decide to be a part of the Monthly Newsletter Subscription, if you choose to sign up for that feature, under the Contact Me page.


Sponsored links & affiliate tracking

Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and external links on some pages. These are served through advertising partners of or through links posted to external business and social media pages by Anna Applegate.

Clickable sponsored or external links may be displayed as a website URL like this; or as a titled text link like this: Bookshops in Cambridge

Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or external links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie.

If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or external links found throughout the website.


Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal data” above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an email marketing service provider. We use:


Here is their Privacy Policy:

Mailchimp Privacy Policy


They collect:

Email address

I.P address

Subscription time & date

First Name

Last Name (if provided)


You can opt out of receiving emails or ask to see the data we hold for you, or request we remove your data at any time by the following methods:

  • Unsubscribe at the bottom of the email
  • Contact us at applegate.anna @