Privacy Policy
(updated October 2021)

We respect the privacy of you, our readers and are committed to protecting it. This privacy policy is to keep you informed about our privacy policies and practices regarding the personal data we collect at http://www.gettystewart.com. These policies may be updated from time to time.

GettyStewart.com provides information for the personal, non-commercial, entertainment purposes of readers. Readers and users are responsible for reading, understanding and accepting such policies. Use of and/or subscription to any aspect of this website will constitute agreement to this privacy policy.

How We Collect Information:

Voluntarily Submitted Info: We may collect personal information from you (name and email address) when you leave a comment, subscribe to the newsletter or submit a contact form. This website uses an opt-in sign-up process for its newsletter subscription. This requires you to share your email, sharing your name is optional and then confirm this information via a subsequent email message. To be removed from the newsletter, follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each e-mail message.

Automatically Collected Info: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access this website. For example, when you use the site, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed this site. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the website, such as links clicked.

Cookies: We may log information using cookies, small data files stored on your browser by this website. These cookies store data about your visit and may include your name and email address if you entered that information during your visit to this site. Cookies store information so you do not have to re-enter the info in future visits. You can disable cookies by using the methods prescribed by your browser (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.).

 How We Use Collected Information:

Information collected may be used to:

  • Respond to comments or inquiries.
  • Identify when you are logged into our website.
  • Send promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings.
  • Operate, maintain and optimize this website.
  • Display advertisements that will be relevant to you.
  • Analyze the use and performance of our website and services.
  • Send administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts.
  • Provide you with user support.
  • Protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Sharing Information – Third Party Use

Except when required by law or if this site is acquired by another business, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information.

This website does use third party service providers that may track or collect information about you or your web use (clicking). Each third-party service provider is governed by their own privacy policies. This website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – This service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

MailChimp– This service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. This is where we store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.

BlueHost – Blue Host provides hosting for this web site. The information stored on this site is stored on their servers.

WordPress –The platform where this blog is developed and written. It may store information you submit to the site as well as your IP address and your actions on the website.

CMI Marketing Inc. – This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here: www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy

Amazon Affiliate Program – As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As part of this program, Amazon may monitor, record, use, and disclose information about this website and users that Amazon obtains in connection with your display of Special Links and Program Content. Amazon Privacy Notice

Transactional Data

We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with us and/or through our site. The Transactional Data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions.  Payment processing on our site is handled by our payment services providers Selz and PayPal. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

Selz – This site is used to purchase books and materials from this website. View it’s privacy policy here: https://selz.com/privacy

Paypal – When purchasing books or materials you may choose Paypal or Selz as a payment option. View Paypal’s privacy statement.

This Privacy Policy does not cover information collected elsewhere, including without limitation offline and on sites linked to from this website. Once you have used these links to leave this website, we do not have any control over other sites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting other sites. Please exercise appropriate caution when visiting linked websites.

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time do we ask for, nor should you submit sensitive personal information to this website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information (eg. via comments or by submitting a form) to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Information

This website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16, please contact us immediately at info (@)gettystewart(dot)com and we will promptly remove such information from our records.

Additional Rights of EEA (European Economic Area) Residents

If you are a resident of a country in the EEA, you have the rights, among others, to:

(i)  access your personal data

(ii)  ensure the accuracy of your personal data

(iii) the right to have us delete your personal data

(iv)  the right to restrict further processing of your personal data, and

(v)  the right to complain to a supervisory authority in your country of residence in the event that data is misused

If you believe that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us addressed to the following:

G. Stewart Pursuit Communications 421 Mulvey Avenue East Winnipeg, MB Canada R3L 0R6 info (@)gettystewart(dot)com 1-204-478-3700

Sale of Business or Assets

In the event that the Site or substantially all of its assets is sold or disposed of as a going concern, whether by merger, sale of assets or otherwise, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership, the information we have collected about you may be one of the assets sold or merged in connection with that transaction.

Contact Information

At any time, please contact us at info(@)gettystewart(dot)com for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

As of May 2018, this site has been working to be in compliance with all applicable rules regarding General Data Protection.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENCE – COPYRIGHT

This website, including all of the content on the site, is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. All content – copy, images, videos, or other media – are hereby protected by intellectual copyright laws and belong to the owner of this website. Anyone wishing to use anything they find here must contact Getty Stewart for permission before use, and receive expressed approval. Failure to receive approval and use of content may result in legal action against the user.