Privacy Policy

Last updated June 2021

Onwe take your privacy seriously, and we are fully committed to handling the information you provide to us securely and responsibly in accordance with GDPR legislation. This policy sets out how we handle your data. By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to Onwe holding and using your data in accordance with this policy. Onwe is the trading name of Onwe Press LTD (Company reg no: 11784969, Address:71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ).

How do we collect your data?

We collect your personal data when you consent to it via signing up to our mailing list or when you place an order (including gratis). We also collect personal data to fulfil contracts with our authors and when there is legitimate interest, such as book reviewers. We also collect non-personal information such as IP addresses and pages accessed or files downloaded on our website. To understand this further, please see our cookies policy.

How do we use your data?

 

We use your data to provide you with the book information you have requested you hear about when you sign up for our mailing list. The partner we work with for email marketing is Wix, and you can read their privacy policy here. We also use your data to process orders and respond to requests made on our website, which may require working with vetted partners to process, package, mail, and deliver purchases or requests. We only pass on your personal details for processing to partners who have confirmed they abide by the requirements of GDPR legislation. Onwe never sells personal data.

Onwe will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, however internet usage is not entirely secure. For this reason, we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet. We are committed to notifying the ICO promptly should we become aware of any data breach.

 

How do we store your data?

We store information securely on our computers and use secure methods when transferring data. Only authorised personnel access personal data via password protected systems, and we use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial and personal information.

How long will we keep your personal information?

We will hold your data until you request we remove it. This includes manuscript submissions, gratis copy requests, and mailing list subscriptions.

Google AdWords

Type and purpose of processing:

Our website uses Google conversion tracking. The operator of the services of Google AdWords is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If you have reached our website via an advertisement placed by Google, Google Adwords will set a cookie on your computer. The cookie for conversion tracking is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google.

If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google AdWords and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 a GDPR).

Receiver:

Every time you visit our website, personal data, including your IP address, is transferred to Google in the USA. This personal data is stored by Google. Google may share this personal data collected through the technical process with third parties.

Our company does not contain any information from Google that could be used to identify the data subject.

Storage time:

These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework .

Withdrawal of consent:

If you do not want to participate in the tracking, you can refuse the setting of a cookie required for this - for example via a browser setting that generally deactivates the automatic setting of cookies or set your browser so that cookies from the domain "googleleadservices.com" are blocked.

Please note that you must not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not want measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all your cookies in the browser, you have to set the respective opt-out cookie again.

Provision required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

 

Use of Google remarketing

Type and purpose of processing:

This website uses the remarketing function of Google Inc. The operating company for the services of Google Remarketing is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "Google").

The function is used to present website visitors with interest-related advertisements within the Google advertising network. A so-called "cookie" is saved in the browser of the website visitor, which makes it possible to recognize the visitor when he or she visits websites that belong to the Google advertising network. On these pages, visitors can be presented with advertisements that relate to content that the visitor has previously accessed on websites that use the remarketing function of Google.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google remarketing and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR).

Receiver:

Every time you visit our website, personal data, including your IP address, is transferred to Google in the USA. This personal data is stored by Google. Google may share this personal data collected through the technical process with third parties.

Our company does not contain any information from Google that could be used to identify the data subject.

Withdrawal of consent:

According to its own information, Google does not collect any personal data in this process. If you still do not want Google's remarketing function, you can always deactivate it by making the appropriate settings at https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/143465 . Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies for interest-based advertising via the advertising network initiative by following the instructions at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp .

Provision required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Cookies

This website uses cookies and similar technologies, which are small files or pieces of text that download to a device when a visitor accesses a website or app. For information about viewing the cookies dropped on your device, visit The cookies Squarespace uses.

  • These functional and required cookies are always used, which allow Squarespace, our hosting platform, to securely serve this website to you.

  • These analytics and performance cookies are used on this site, as described below, only when you acknowledge our cookie banner. We use analytics cookies to view site traffic, activity, and other data.

  • We may send you marketing emails, which you can unsubscribe from by clicking the link at the bottom of the email. We share your contact information with Squarespace, our email marketing provider, so they can send these emails on our behalf.

  • This website is hosted by Squarespace. Squarespace and Google Analytics collect personal data when you visit this website, including:

    • Information about your browser, network and device

    • Web pages you visited prior to coming to this website

    • Your IP address

    Squarespace needs the data to run this website, and to protect and improve its platform and services. Squarespace analyzes the data in a de-personalized form.

Social media

Please note that we operate a number of social media pages (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram). This policy covers how Onwe will use any data collected from those pages, but it does not cover how those social media platforms will use your personal information. Please ensure you read the privacy policy of the social media forum in question and make use of the privacy settings and reporting mechanisms to control how your data is used.

What are your rights surrounding personal data?

  • The right in certain circumstances to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed

  • The right to prevent your data being used for direct marketing

  • The right of access to a copy of the information we hold about you (known as a subject access request)

 

If you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact 

info@onwepress.com

How can you withdraw your consent?

You can request that we delete your data at any time. Please contact info@onwepress.com to remove your name from our records.

How can you register a complaint?

If you have a complaint about how Onwe has used your personal information, please email info@onwepress.com. You can also complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office here: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/