• Privacy Policy

    Privacy Policy – www.opheliabell.com

    Short version: Ophelia Bell will only use your data for the purpose of communicating with you about books. Your data will never be sold or repurposed.

    This notice is for this website; www.opheliabell.com owned by Ophelia Bell/Animus Press 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 Ophelia Bell

    “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.

    We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we are only processing personal data for our core business purposes.

    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 book from my website.
    2. We process your information in the following ways: To send you a book and keep you updated with special offers and news about my books.
    3. Data retention period: We will continue to process your information until such time as you request to remove yourself from our system via unsubscribing.
    4. Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties.

    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.

    Internet cookies

    We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third-party website.

    Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

    We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

    Data security and protection

    We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies provided by Mailchimp 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 partner Amazon Affiliates, or are served through our own means.

    Clickable sponsored or affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL like this; www.opheliabell.com or as a titled text link like this: Ophelia Bell.

    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:


    Here is their Privacy Policy:

    ActiveCampaign Privacy Policy

    They collect:

    Email address

    I.P address

    Subscription time & date

    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:

    • Unsubscribe at the bottom of the email
    • Contact us at [email address]

    UPDATED MAY 2019

    Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

    1. Terms

    By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, applicable laws and regulations and their compliance. If you disagree with any of the stated terms and conditions, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this site are secured by relevant copyright and trade mark law.

    Affiliate links are used on this website.

    2. Use License

    1. Permission is allowed to temporarily download one duplicate of the materials (data or programming) on Ophelia Bell’s site for individual and non-business use only. This is the just a permit of license and not an exchange of title, and under this permit you may not:
      1. modify or copy the materials;
      2. use the materials for any commercial use , or for any public presentation (business or non-business);
      3. attempt to decompile or rebuild any product or material contained on Ophelia Bell’s site;
      4. remove any copyright or other restrictive documentations from the materials; or
      5. transfer the materials to someone else or even “mirror” the materials on other server.
    2. This permit might consequently be terminated if you disregard any of these confinements and may be ended by Ophelia Bell whenever deemed. After permit termination or when your viewing permit is terminated, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your ownership whether in electronic or printed form.

    3. Disclaimer

    1. The materials on Ophelia Bell’s site are given “as is”. Ophelia Bell makes no guarantees, communicated or suggested, and thus renounces and nullifies every single other warranties, including without impediment, inferred guarantees or states of merchantability, fitness for a specific reason, or non-encroachment of licensed property or other infringement of rights. Further, Ophelia Bell does not warrant or make any representations concerning the precision, likely results, or unwavering quality of the utilization of the materials on its Internet site or generally identifying with such materials or on any destinations connected to this website.

    4. Constraints

    In no occasion should Ophelia Bell or its suppliers subject for any harms (counting, without constraint, harms for loss of information or benefit, or because of business interference,) emerging out of the utilization or powerlessness to utilize the materials on Ophelia Bell’s Internet webpage, regardless of the possibility that Ophelia Bell or a Ophelia Bell approved agent has been told orally or in written of the likelihood of such harm. Since a few purviews don’t permit constraints on inferred guarantees, or impediments of obligation for weighty or coincidental harms, these confinements may not make a difference to you.

    5. Amendments and Errata

    The materials showing up on Ophelia Bell’s site could incorporate typographical, or photographic mistakes. Ophelia Bell does not warrant that any of the materials on its site are exact, finished, or current. Ophelia Bell may roll out improvements to the materials contained on its site whenever without notification. Ophelia Bell does not, then again, make any dedication to update the materials.

    6. Links

    Ophelia Bell has not checked on the majority of the websites or links connected to its website and is not in charge of the substance of any such connected webpage. The incorporation of any connection does not infer support by Ophelia Bell of the site. Utilization of any such connected site is at the user’s own risk.

    7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

    Ophelia Bell may update these terms of utilization for its website whenever without notification. By utilizing this site you are consenting to be bound by the then current form of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

    8. Governing Law

    Any case identifying with Ophelia Bell’s site should be administered by the laws of the country of United States Ophelia Bell State without respect to its contention of law provisions.

    General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.