Privacy Policy

It is Gilian Baker/Write Dharma policy 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. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personal 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 obligation;
  • We are performing a contract with you for our services; and
  • We have legitimate interest in using your personal data and your interest and fundamental rights do not override these interest.

For the purposes Of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679)  (“GDPR”), we, Gilian Baker/Write Dharma, 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 August 7, 2020. We review our policy practice is on an ongoing basis, 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, (“the Website”)

Personal Data that you provide 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, including E-books, videos, or other offers, we will collect your Personal Data including email address, first name, and last name.
  • When you purchase a book directly from us, including 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 the media inquiries form, including name, email address, phone number, and 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 might 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.

  1. 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 request;
  • Where are 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 the information.
  1. Sharing of your Personal Data

We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except 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 in 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.

  1. 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 unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

  1. 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 anonymize and Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

  1. Children

This website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any personal data relating to children under the age of 15 years. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide us with any of your personal data, including your email address.

  1. 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 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 or 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 consent you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and
  • Expressed any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.
  1. 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 you 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.

  1. Contact us

Our full details are: Gilian Baker/Write Dharma

Email for Privacy Questions:

Postal Address: 3005 Representation Terrace, Columbus, Ohio 43207