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Privacy Policy

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It is the policy of Cambridge Tales Ltd to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you or which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set out below. We have developed this privacy policy for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”). 

We will only collect and use your Personal Data where: 

  • we have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations; 

  • we are performing a contract with you for our services; and 

  • we have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests. 

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), we, Cambridge Tales Ltd, are the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy. 

This policy is effective as of 1stDecember 2018. We review our privacy practices regularly, and as such we may change this privacy policy from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content. 

1. Personal Data we collect via our website [www.marknwells.com] (the“Website”) 


Personal Data that you provide to us 

We only collect Personal Data where you choose to interact with us on the Website in the following ways: ​

When you sign-up to receive free content

  • Email

  • First name

  • Last name

When you purchase a book directly from us

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Phone number

  • Any Personal Data which you provide to us in the free text box of the form

  • Payment method choice (payment details are held by our payment processor, not us)

When you complete a media enquiries form

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Phone number

  • Any Personal Data which you provide to us in the free text box of the form


Data that we collect automatically 

We automatically collect certain information when you visit our Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We do not link this information with any Personal Data. 

We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the Website. Please see our cookie policy to find out about the types of cookies we set and why, and how you can adjust your settings to disable cookies. 


2. Use of your Personal Data 

We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we use your Personal Data to: 

  • process and manage your use of our website; 

  • respond to your questions, comments and requests; 

  • where you have opted-in to receive marketing from us, deliver communications that are 

relevant to your preferences / may be of interest to you; 

  • improve our services and Website through analysis of information. 

3. Sharing of your Personal Data 

We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below: 

  • We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. 

  • Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf. 


4. Keeping your Personal Data secure 

We have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data we collect. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorised access, use and disclosure. 


5. Retention periods for use of your Personal Data 

We will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in this privacy policy and otherwise as communicated to you. We review the Personal Data we hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymise any Personal Data which is no longer necessary. 


6. Access to and control over your Personal Data 

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email at mark@marknwells.com or via our postal address: 

  • see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to; 

  • ask us to change/correct your Personal Data; 

  • ask us to delete your Personal Data; 

  • object to the processing of your Personal Data; 

  • ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data; 

  • withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and 

  • express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data. 


7. Change of purpose 

We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us. 

If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. 


8. Contact Us 

Our full details are: Cambridge Tales Ltd 

Email for Privacy Questions: mark@marknwells.com

Postal Address: Cambridge Tales Ltd, 115c Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 1XE

Cookie Policy

Cambridge Tales Ltd Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience.

This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, although this may adversely affect certain elements of this site’s functionality. If you are not sure whether you need them or not, we recommend that you leave on all cookies in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in disabling certain functionality and features of the site. 


Cookies we may use

This site offers an opt-in newsletter and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered. When you submit data through a form such as the contacts page, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. For example, this site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics tools on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including Facebook and Instagram, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.


More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information you can contact us at: mark@marknwells.com