(last update: December 2020)
Who we are
Sleeping Cat Books LLC, https://sleepingcatbooks.com, owned and operated by Sarah E. Holroyd
Information we gather
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comment form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
The following information is gathered (voluntarily) from our website visitors through a contact form:
How you found us (not required)
We keep contact form submissions in our records for customer service and general data analysis purposes (how people find us), but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.
Your browser settings may allow you to block these cookies, but we recommend you have them enabled to help us personalize your experience of our website.
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.
We use third-party tools to collect aggregate data on the users of our site, and to allow users to share pages of our site on their social media accounts. The tools we use are:
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
How we use the information we gather
We use the information to respond to questions and requests for services. We do not directly share your data with any other party.
The people who are given access to this information
Your personal information is only accessible by the owner of Sleeping Cat Books LLC.
How long we retain your data
If you use our contact form, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize return users and maintain records of referrals from prior clients.
What rights you have over your data
If you 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.
To view, amend, or request deletion of your data from our records, please use the contact form and detail your request.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
editor at sleepingcatbooks (dot) com