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In summary

At christosharrison.com we have always taken the protection of our subscribers’ privacy and personal data very seriously.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation is a law designed to enhance data protection and provide a consolidated framework to guide business usage of personal data across the EU.

This privacy policy relates to christosharrison.com and sets out how we meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The personal information we collect and hold is for the purposes of fulfilling our service to you and so that we can offer you the best service possible. This includes post updates, informing you of any events (workshops, seminars, webinars and so on) and of the services that we provide.

You can, at any time, ask us to amend or delete the information we hold about you. You can also request a copy of all the personal data that christosharrison.com holds about you.

We never sell, distribute or lease your information to third parties.

Please read this privacy policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data.
If you have any queries please contact us at [email protected].

christosharrison.com Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is updated from time to time, therefore please review it occasionally.

By ‘personal data or ‘personal information’ in this policy, we mean any information which could be used to identify you, either directly or indirectly, for example in combination with other information we may hold about you.

You should remember that when you yourself voluntarily disclose personal information to other Internet users, such as when you include personal information in a posting to an online discussion forum or in comments, that information could be used by others and may result in unsolicited messages or other forms of attention.

This policy covers our use of your personal data which we collect about you during any interactions you may have with us. It covers any data we collect through the website (www.christosharrison.com), one to one interactions and email.

In this policy when we refer to ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ we mean christosharrison.com.

The christosharrison.com Privacy Policy covers:

As soon as you contact christosharrison.com, your name and contact information that you provide (email, telephone, address) are saved and are used only to contact you via email to inform you of new posts, upcoming events and any other information which may be of use to you.

How do we use your personal data?
We use your data to enable us to:

  • Respond to the inquiries you make
  • To provide the services you are engaging with us for, for as long as that is for
  • To improve and enhance our services, and
  • If you agree for us to keep in touch we will send you occasional emails to see how you are getting on and, if relevant, updates on christosharrison.com services that may be of interest to you.

christosharrison.com will never give your email address to anyone else. We will only send you mail in response to your subscription, questions, queries or in response to any services for which you have requested.

Who do we share your personal data with?
We do not sell, distribute or lease your data to third parties.

Website statistics
When using our website some data is collected to aggregate statics on the use of the site which may be used to improve the website experience and on-line services. Please see our ‘How we use cookies’ section for more information on this.

Legal requirements

We may share your personal data with certain regulatory bodies, government and enforcement agencies if we are requested to do so or need to.

How long do we keep your data?
We keep your personal data for as long as you agree for us to stay in touch with you. You can unsubscribe from our emailing list whenever you want by either unsubscribing from the email you receive or emailing us through our contact form and letting us know that you wish to be unsubscribed.

When emailing us, state clearly the email you wish us to remove from our subscription list.

How can you access the information we hold about you and what other rights do you have?
You can request a copy of your personal data that christosharrison.com holds and you can ask for your data to be rectified if it is incorrect. You can also ask for it to be erased at any time and you can ask not to be contacted anymore. To do any of these you can contact christosharrison.com by emailing us at:

[email protected]

Your request will be acted on promptly and where you have asked not to be contacted, we will action that immediately.

What information do we collect?
Due to the nature of the website, in that it is to provide you with information via email, the information we collect from you is that which you give us when you subscribe, namely your name and your email address. That is really all the information we require from you.

If, however, you give us further details as a result of requiring our services to conduct talks, seminars or workshops, then those details will be held on file, locally, and in the email you may have sent. Again, these details will be deleted upon request by emailing us at [email protected].

Some aggregate data is also collected on website use, which is used only to manage the website and ensure we provided the best online experience for our subscribers, clients and potential clients. See the ‘How we use cookies’ section in the policy.

Where do we store your personal information?
Your personal information is stored either electronically in password protected systems that no unauthorised person can access. We maintain NO WRITTEN RECORDS.

Associates working with christosharrison.com sign an associate agreement that sets out the required security they must follow when handling personal information.

Data is protected from unauthorised access and we are confident that no-one will be able to access your personal information unlawfully.

Unfortunately, the transmission of personal data via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data on transmission via the internet.

Please also note that email is never 100% secure way of communicating. By using it, you agree that when you send any information by email you do so at your own risk.

Third party websites linked to christosharrison.com
Where links to third party websites and social media sites are provided on christosharrison.com, we have no control over how those third parties collect and use your personal data. Those third party sites may have their own privacy policies. You should always read the privacy policy of each site you visit carefully.

E-Commerce
When we at christosharrison.com offer our services, information is collected to process the orders and is used only in relation to that transaction. It is not sold to other vendors. We also host or provide links to advertisers, sponsors and online stores that sell a variety of goods and services.

These vendors may ask you for information, such as your name and credit card number. christosharrison.com does not collect, use or disclose this information, nor does it own or control the vendors or have responsibility for transactions made by those merchants.

If you would like to know more about the information collected when you participate in e-commerce through this site, please contact the merchants directly.

How we use cookies
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.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us 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 usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Please see our Cookie Policy for full details of the cookies used.

Contact us
By email – [email protected] or through the contact page on the website.

Information on the plugins we use on christosharrison.com.

Below is a list of the plugins that track our visitors on christosharrison.com. We have provided links (in blue) to the website of each plugin in order to allow you to read further into what each plugin does. This is not a comprehensive list of all our plugins. We have not included plugins which are used only for aesthetic purposes of the website, security and speed.

Akismet
Akismet checks your comments and contact form submissions against a global database of spam to prevent our site from publishing malicious content. We can then review the comment spam it catches on our blog’s “Comments” admin screen and decide whether the comment is spam or not.

Should the comment not be spam but a genuine comment it will be posted.

Block Bad Queries (BBQ)
BBQ protects our site against malicious URL requests. BBQ checks all incoming traffic and quietly blocks bad requests containing nasty stuff and excessively long request-strings.

Google Analytics Plugin for WordPress – MonsterInsights
MonsterInsights connects our WordPress website with Google Analytics. It tracks our blog visitors across devices and platform, so we can see how our visitors find and use our website. This in turn allows us to improve the way we serve our community.

Social Warfare
Social Warfare is a social sharing plugin, allowing our visitors and subscribers to share on their chosen platform. Your social information is not held by us and you will have to refer to that platforms privacy rules as to what they do with your information.

This plugin anonymously tracks each time something has been shared, how many times and to which platform.

WP Fresh Traffic
Anonymously tracks visitors to christosharrison.com, to give us direction on how to get more traffic and improve SEO.

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