I am a registered LLC operating as House of Afrodite, LLC. I offer proofreading, copyediting, and manuscript assessment services to female entrepreneurs and independent adult romance authors.
This policy describes how I protect and make use of the information you give me.
If you are asked to provide information, it will only be used in ways stated in this policy.
Why do I collect data from you?
I gather and use certain information about you in order to:
respond to your requests for information (e.g., my availability or a quote for editorial services)
allow you to register for a special offer
allow me to contact you while an editing project is ongoing
allow access to course and book content
enable certain functions on this website
better understand how visitors use this website
What information do I collect from you?
I collect the following minimal information:
Pen name (if applicable)
information pertinent to your inquiry (e.g. word count, nature of project, whether you're an author or a fempreneur)
I use Google Analytics to help me understand how visitors use my site. The program places a cookie on your computer to monitor the pages you visit and the links you follow (if your computer allows cookies to be placed).
How do I use this data?
The data I collect is used as follows:
For my internal accounting processes (e.g. so I can invoice you) and so that I am compliant with my tax authority should it request an audit.
To contact you in response to your inquiry, order, quote, special offer or booking.
To give you access to the Client Portal.
I will never use this data for marketing or promotion purposes without getting your permission in writing first (for example, to publish your testimonial on my website), or unless you have signed up to be notified about a specific offer.
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables my website to identify your computer as you view different pages on my website.
Google Analytics - To read Google's privacy statement, and how after 25 May you can request that I remove your information from my analytics data, see Google’s data privacy policies and approach and its data processing terms.
Cookies do not provide me with access to your computer or any information about you other than that which you elect to share with me.
How do I collect your personal data?
I collect and store minimal information via the following forms:
Contact form (via Honeybook)
Newsletter signup (via GetResponse)
Client Intake and Author Intake Questionnaires (via Honeybook)
I will never lease, distribute or sell your information to third parties unless you give me written permission to do so, or I am required to do so by law.
You can ask me to remove your data from Honeybook or GetResponse at any time.
How do I store your personal data?
The information I collect is stored on the following data servers:
Data Servers in the United States
GetResponse's servers are based in the US. Their terms of service are available HERE.
How long do I keep your data for?
Due to regular clientele, I do not delete data unless specifically requested to do so.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires me to keep records for 'at least 3 years’.
Please ask if you want me to delete or amend your records. As long as I'm complying with IRS’s legal requirements, I'll action your request immediately.
With whom is your data shared?
No one, unless you request that I do so in writing, or the IRS elects to audit my business.
If you have any questions or requests for modification or removal of your data, you are welcome to email me at email@example.com or write to me at Celise Downs, 5045 W. Baseline Rd. #A105-305| Laveen, AZ 85339