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This notice is for this website, www.LaurenClarkeEditing.comand, owned by Lauren Clarke, and governs the privacy of those who use it. It explains how we control, process, handle and protect your personal data while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. 



"I" or "The Website" refers to Lauren Clarke Editing

"you", "the user" refers to the user of the Website.

GDPR means General Data Protection Act.

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and process personal information about you electronically.

Lawful basis: Consent

  1. The reason we use this basis: You gave us consent to use your data when you bought or negotiated to buy a product from my website or you opted to subscribe to my e-newsletter.

  2. We process your information in the following ways: To keep you updated with special offers and news about my books and services, as well as provide you with information on author services (ways we can assist you, the author).

  3. Data retention period: We will continue to process your information until you nominate to unsubscribe from our e-news services. 

  4. Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. 

Lawful basis: Legal obligation

  1. The reason we use this basis:  To pay my taxes correctly.

  2. We process your information in the following ways: I must maintain a list of clients with name, address, and purchases for tax inspections in line with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

  3. Data retention period: Six years

  4. Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. / We do share your personal information with third parties and they include…

  5. If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. 

  • the right to be informed;

  • the right of access;

  • the right to rectification;

  • the right to erasure;

  • the right to restrict processing;

  • the right to data portability;

  • the right to object; and

  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies with Mail Chimp in how we store, access and manage that information. 

Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions

Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are served through our advertising partners. 


Clickable sponsored or affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL like this; www.kwillbooks.comor as a titled text link like this:Bookshops in Cambridge


Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. We might earn a very small commission from the advertiser or advertising partner, at no cost to you, whether you make a purchase on their website or not.


We use advertising partners in these ways to help generate an income from the website, which allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.


If you have any concerns about this, we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website. 

Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal data" above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an email marketing service provider. We use Mailchimp

Here is there Privacy Policy:

Mailchimp Privacy Policy


They collect:

  • Your name

  • Email address

  • I.P address

  • Subscription time & date

Twitter Privacy Policy

Facebook Privacy Policy

Google Privacy Policy

Linkedin Privacy Policy

You can opt out of receiving emails or ask to see the data we hold for you, or request we remove your data at any time by the following methods:



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